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Please stop making even more laws to evict Gypsies and Travellers who have nowhere to go!

The Government is trying to make more and stronger powers to evict homeless Gypsies and Travellers even though there are plenty of powers already. The basic point is, that there is no point trying ...
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2011 Census Results: Gypsies & Travellers

Until 2012, there were no Gypsies and Travellers according to the UK National Census because they were not recognised by the Census, despite being part of British society for over 500 years. Now, for ...
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Government Proposals target Gypsies and Travellers

Issued by JUST WEST YORKSHIRE Following the announcement by the Secretary of State for Communities Eric Pickles that he is proposing new planning powers to give local authorities the right to issue unlimited fines ...
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Open letter to the EHRC

FFT, along with a wide range of equality and human rights organisations, has published an open letter, welcoming the Government’s preferred candidate for Chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, Baroness Onora O’Neill ...
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Exciting new project!

FFT are looking for Sussex based volunteers to take part in a new and exciting project. Volunteers will help collect, document and catalogue the life histories of Sussex Gypsies and Travellers. The aim of the project ...
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Beautiful donated Vardo

Many thanks to Kev for making and donating this vardo to FFT. All monies raised from the sale of donated items will go towards funding the national helpline. If you would like to buy ...
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Vardo Embroidery

A big thank you to Kev for sending us this beautifully embroidered cushion cover in his role as FFT volunteer. Thank you Kev! We can't wait to see what you make next! If you ...
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New telephone advice line for Gypsies and Travellers

Community Legal Advice (CLA) have decided not to renew the Telephone Advice Line for Gypsies and Travellers which is run by Community Law Partnership (CLP). CLP were part of the original pilot project for ...
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Support and Raise Money for Gypsies and Travellers!

Could you stick your head above the parapet and volunteer for the only UK National Charity campaigning for the Human Rights of all Gypsies and Travellers, regardless of ethnicity, culture or background? Develop and ...
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