Drawing comparisons with the infamous legal battle in Essex - which was drawn out over many years - residents slammed plans to move the eight gypsy caravans from the Eaves Green Road camp onto land next door, owned by traveller leader Noah Burton.
Knowle Councillor Diana Holl-Allen, vice chair of the Police Authority, is the fourth to throw her hat into the ring to become Conservative candidate for the role, with the power to set policing and crime priorities, allocate budgets and hire and fire the Chief Constable.
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