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TravellerSpace News

Porrajmos – The Untold Story Of The Gypsy Holocaust – Falmouth Cinema

By | 2012-04-19T16:47:00+00:00 April 19th, 2012|Uncategorised|

TravellerSpace, in partnership with Cornwall Council invite you to a special screening of the Porrajmos - the Untold Story of the Gypsy Holocaust at Falmouth Cinema, (moved from Redruth Cinema), 12th June 11.30 am. Places are limited, so book your place as soon as possible. An estimated quarter to a third of all Europe’s Romanies [...]

Telegraph Hill News

By | 2012-03-27T17:07:00+00:00 March 27th, 2012|Uncategorised|

From the BBCIllegal Haldon Travellers site could be made permanentHaldon Travellers site Consultations are taking place between the Travellers are the authoritiesBetween 30 and 50 Travellers, many of whom have children at local schools, have lived on the site in Haldon Forest, near Exeter, since 2002.Teignbridge District Council will decide later whether to support a [...]

New Traveller Sites for the Lizard Peninsula

By | 2012-03-13T12:43:00+00:00 March 13th, 2012|Uncategorised|

From the Falmouth Packet:Two sites in the St Keverne parish have been earmarked as potential pitches on which travellers can set up home.The location of both sites is currently being kept firmly under wraps by Cornwall Council, which is in secret talks with the travellers and the area’s councillors.However Pam Lyne, Cornwall Councillor for St [...]

Marley Head Travellers Prepare For Forced Eviction

By | 2012-03-04T21:51:00+00:00 March 4th, 2012|Uncategorised|

From the BBC:Travellers illegally parked at a Devon site face a High Court action to forcibly remove them.Dartmoor National Park, the planning authority for the site at Marley Head in South Brent, is applying for an injunction at the High Court in Bristol on 19 April.The privately-owned land has been occupied since January 2007.There were [...]

New Telephone Advice Line For Gypsies and Travellers

By | 2012-02-28T23:52:00+00:00 February 28th, 2012|Uncategorised|

Community Legal Advice have decided not to renew the Telephone Advice Line for Gypsies and Travellers which is run by Community Law Partnership. The Community Law Partnership were part of the original pilot project for advice lines in April 2002 and have had the longest running national telephone helpline. Community Legal Advice claim that their [...]

New site for evicted Irish Travellers – Truro

By | 2012-02-23T13:37:00+00:00 February 23rd, 2012|Uncategorised|

From the BBC:SEVEN caravans have moved onto a Cornwall Council car park after a Gypsy family were forced off a site just 1km away.The unauthorised encampment has been set up on the Moresk car park off Oak Way, Truro.Last week a Gypsy family [Irish Travellers not Gypsies], who had set up camp on land at [...]

Hopes for new Traveller sites – West Briton

By | 2012-02-16T14:58:00+00:00 February 16th, 2012|Uncategorised|

From the West BritonCORNWALL COUNCIL is monitoring a Travellers' camp near an engine house on the Great Flat Lode at Camborne.The group, believed to be six people with five small caravans and a converted vehicle, arrived in June last year.The council is currently considering the accommodation and welfare needs of the group."This group, along with [...]