Month: February 2012

New Telephone Advice Line For Gypsies and Travellers

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…

New site for evicted Irish Travellers – Truro

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…

Hopes for new Traveller sites – West Briton

From the West Briton CORNWALL COUNCIL is monitoring a Travellers’ camp near an engine house on the Great Flat Lode at Camborne. The group, believed to be six…

Daily Mail and St Merryn Locals Get It Wrong

From the Cornish Guardian: RUMOURS that a man known as the King of the Gypsies had submitted a planning application to extend a St Merryn caravan site have…

Planning officers look in favour of Gypsy caravan – St Blazey

From the Cornish Guardian: PLANS for a Gypsy caravan to settle permanently on a designated wildlife site in St Blazey have been earmarked for approval by county planning…

Gypsy family can live at park permanently – St Columb

From the Cornish Guardian: A GYPSY family has been given permission to set up home permanently on land near St Columb, despite opposition from the town council.Tina Watson…

Green light for Travellers’ plans for development – St Stephen

From the Cornish Guardian: A FAMILY of Travellers from St Stephen say they are “absolutely thrilled” after being granted planning permission to build permanent structures, despite parish council…

Porrajmos: the Untold Story of the Gypsy Holocaust

The Nazis killed between a quarter and a third of all Gypsies living in Europe No Gypsy people were called to give evidence at the Nuremburg Trials Most…

Matches Needlessly Called off as Travellers Park by Truro Pitch

From This is Cornwall: YOUTH football matches had to be cancelled on Sunday after a family of Travellers moved on to a recently revamped pitch. Truro City Council…