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The Rights and Traditions of the GRT Communities Come Further Under Threat

As part of The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act, trespassing has changed from a non-arrestable civil offence to a criminal one – with much harsher sentences. This means that the police can evict those present on ‘unauthorised land’ and seize their vehicles if they have caused ‘significant harm, disruption or distress’. Guilty verdicts in […]

Gypsy Roma Traveller History Month Resources

It’s Gypsy Roma Traveller History Month #GRTHM and we will be using this month to educate ourselves and share content to help you too. Of course we’ll also be visiting Appleby Fair too.  Friends Families & Travellers The above timeline is just one of the brilliant resources from this website which has a whole host […]

Gypsy levelling up plea to government

Guest Author: Mike Glover – Lakes & Bay Communications THE Government has been urged to include the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities in its levelling up programme. The plea came from a House of Lords select committee after they heard “shocking” evidence in a series of hearings earlier this year about the health and life […]

International Romani Day

Today is International Romani Day. A day to celebrate Romani culture and traditions and raise awareness about the discrimination and difficulties Romani (Roma) people still face. We have to be honest and admit we didn’t know much about Romani culture, but it’s been a pleasure both finding out and bursting the misconceptions and we hope […]