Friends, Families and Travellers (FFT) and the Black Training and Enterprise Group (BTEG) are hosting a conference on 21 January 2014 focused on how we can improve outcomes for offenders from the Gypsy and Traveller communities. Gypsies and Travellers make up around 0.5% of the population of the UK but around 5% of the prison […]
A big thank you to Kev for sending us this beautifully embroidered cushion cover in ...
FFT Christmas cards, hot off the press. All proceeds go to fund FFT’s helpline. £3.50 + 50p postage per pack of 5/ assorted or select design. Cards will be sent first class as soon as we receive the order. Buy with Paypal here (price include postage)
Our Board of Trustees is looking to expand the Board by recruiting at least two additional Trustees. In particular we are seeking to appoint a new Trustee with a background in finance or financial management. We also welcome interest from members of the Romany Gypsy and Irish Traveller communities. Becoming a Trustee is an unpaid, […]
Royal Society of Public Health Level 1 Award in ‘Health Awareness’ for Gypsies and Travellers and those working with community members offered by FFT. FFT are seeking volunteers from within the Gypsy Traveller Community to attend a 1 day training course ( with a half days preparation) to gain a qualification in Health Awareness. The […]
Race on The Agenda have created a petition “The British Government: Keep the Public Sector Equality Duty” and need your help to get it off the ground. Will you take 30 seconds to sign it right now? http://www.change.org/en-GB/petitions/the-british-government-keep-the-public-sector-equality-duty-2 Here’s why it’s important: If you are affected disproportionately by stop and search policies, school exclusions, poor […]
Since April 1st 2013, when the Legal Aid Act came into force, the Travellers Advice Team (TAT) have seen a marked reduction in calls to their advice line. Having talked to a few callers, they are concerned that this may be because of an impression that legal aid is not available any longer. However, legal […]