February 5, 2024 4.30 pm

Calls to dismantle RAF Scampton protest camps after string of violence

Multiple campaigners were allegedly attacked over the weekend by ‘masked thugs’

By Local Democracy Reporter

Calls to dismantle the protest camps outside RAF Scampton have intensified following a series of reported violent incidents around the perimeter of the site, which is due to house asylum seekers from April.

Local residents and politicians have united in their call for the removal of protest camps outside the former airbase, following assaults on several campaigners by up to 12 “masked thugs” in the early hours of Sunday morning.

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