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TravellerSpace News

New Project Gives Young Gypsies and Travellers an Opportunity to Discover Their History

By | 2017-06-22T12:28:16+00:00 November 18th, 2015|Uncategorised|

Thanks to a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), a group of young Gypsies and Travellers in Cornwall will have an opportunity to find out more about their history. With the help of TravellerSpace, working in partnership with the University of Exeter’s Centre for Cornish Studies, the young people will find out about how [...]

Cornwall Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Assessment 2015

By | 2017-06-22T12:28:17+00:00 September 17th, 2015|Uncategorised|

Need a pitch on a Council site? Want to buy your own ground? Tired of being always moved on? This is your chance to have your say.  Cornwall Council have commissioned an independent assessment of the accommodation needs of Gypsies and Travellers in the county. This piece of work follows on from a flawed assessment [...]

First transt site for Cornwall?

By | 2017-06-22T12:28:23+00:00 April 1st, 2014|Uncategorised|

Cornwall Council and Cornwall Housing are proposing to build a 15 pitch transit site at Horningtops near Liskeard.There will be a public consultation period followed by the application going through the normal planning process. A public exhibition will be held in the Long Room, Public Hall, 3-5 West Street, Liskeard PL14 6BW on Thursday 10 April [...]

Reporting Hate Crime in Cornwall

By | 2017-06-22T12:28:25+00:00 September 10th, 2013|Uncategorised|

What is Hate Crime?  A hate incident is any kind of behaviour that causes fear, alarm or distress where the victim or anyone else feels that they have been targeted because of their racial heritage, religion or beliefs, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation. If a criminal offence has been committed a hate incident becomes a [...]

Bugle Gypsy Site Gets Green Light

By | 2017-06-22T12:28:25+00:00 June 12th, 2013|Uncategorised|

From the Cornish Guardian A GYPSY family has been given the green light to build a home on land near Bugle - more than a decade after they started searching. On Monday Cornwall Council's central sub-area planning committee approved an application for four mobile homes along with three day rooms, reduced from four after local [...]

Three Films For Gypsy Roma Traveller History Month

By | 2017-06-22T12:28:25+00:00 May 14th, 2013|Uncategorised|

TravellerSpace present three short films for Gypsy Roma Traveller History Month 2013Tuesday 25thJune 2013 10.30-12pm Redruth Cinema  The Road Bends  Darren Lee Wilson "A documentary by three members the Gypsy Traveller community, with tales of family upbringing, Appleby, My big fat Gypsy wedding, site evictions, to the cold hard reality of prison life."Our Big Real Gypsy Lives [...]

Cornwall Council begin consultation on the Gypsy & Travelling Communities Strategy & Delivery Plan

By | 2013-03-07T17:11:00+00:00 March 7th, 2013|Uncategorised|

Cornwall Council are consulting on the Gypsy & Travelling Communities Strategy & Delivery Plan.  The Draft Gypsy and Travelling Communities Strategy and Delivery Plan (pdf) provides the evidence base for the Draft Local Plan policy for Gypsies and Travellers. It identifies pitch requirements to 2020; sets out the Council’s priorities for delivery of sites; and [...]