A group of travellers who were spotted pitching caravans outside a hotel in near Burton yesterday evening are still there this morning, Thursday, August 17.
The group are currently still outside the Mercure Burton upon Trent Park Hotel, in Newton Road, Newton Solney.
Duty manager at the hotel, Susan Holway explained that their operator, Jupiter Hotels is aware that the travellers are on the grass verge in front of the hotel.
She said: "Jupiter Hotels are aware of the recent incident. This is currently being investigated and we will be able to provide more information in due course."
A spokesman from the hotel has this morning confirmed that the travellers are still on the site and Jupiter Hotels is currently investigating the situation.
The hotel is still open, and eye witnesses have said that they saw the travellers speaking to police officers at around 8pm on the evening of Wednesday, August 16.
One eye witness said that two caravans had pulled up with fold-up chairs and a table. Derbyshire Police are believed to be investigating, but have not released any information.