David and Jill Walsh from Wickford in Essex have been living in 'hell' for the past 4 years after Irish travellers set up an illegal camp near their £220,000 home.
In 4 years they have suffered gunshots, death threats, intimidation, trespass, littering and abuse from their new, illegal neighbours. Police have dealt with 12 'major' incidents including gun battles and stabbings.
The situation is now so bad that postmen refuse to deliver and utility workers require a Police escort. Faeces and dead animals have also been left at the couple's property. Jill Walsh: "We put all our savings into this house."