Police are powerless to move danger van

A frustrated family say they are fed up of the sight of an abandoned van outside their home – after it was dumped there back in March.

The Ford Transit broke down in the early hours of Saturday March, 31 by the side of Horsley Road, in Kilburn.

The owners were spotted attempting to fix its engine before giving up, fleeing and never returning.

Both police and Amber Valley Borough Council say they are powerless to move it

But civil servant Emma Alldread said: “It affects five houses here. We have all had near misses.”