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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 [...]

Site Provision in Cornwall – consultations

By | 2013-01-20T14:55:00+00:00 January 20th, 2013|Uncategorised|

Cornwall Council are beginning a consultation with Gypsies and Travellers about new site provision. They propose to allow more sites for Gypsies, Travellers and Travelling Showpeople across Cornwall over the next 8 years. Currently they are proposing; • 146 residential pitches •  50 transit pitches • 7 pitches for ShowpeopleSome will be provided by the council, they have [...]

New pitches for Plymouth and Pensilva

By | 2012-12-23T16:00:00+00:00 December 23rd, 2012|Uncategorised|

From the Plymouth Herald WORK is to go ahead on a new permanent Gypsy and Traveller site on the edge of Efford in the Spring. Plymouth City Council has been awarded £600,000 to build 10 pitches on the permanent residential site at Military Road. Controversial Plymouth Traveller and Gypsy site gets go-ahead From the Cornish [...]

Mount Hawke Travellers’ site plan opposed

By | 2012-11-22T16:29:00+00:00 November 22nd, 2012|Uncategorised|

From the West Briton 24/01/13 PLANNERS have approved a controversial scheme for a new Traveller site in Mount Hawke. Single mother Helen Birkett was given planning permission for three pitches, composting toilets and a utility shed on her two-acre plot near Mount Hawke Skatepark. Cornwall Council's area planning committee also approved the continued use of [...]