Monthly Archives: August 2011

Dale Farm families could be evicted from midnight tonight

The last remaining legal barrier between the eviction of 86 families from their homes at Dale Farm has now fallen. The emergency injunction we sought, which would have delayed the planned eviction, has not been granted. This means that, from … Continue reading

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Press release: Final opportunity to stop Dale Farm eviction at High Court

News Release  Final opportunity to stop Dale Farm eviction at High Court  On the eve of the largest forced eviction of Travellers in Europe on record, the High Court in London will consider an injunction to delay the eviction until … Continue reading

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Two communites celebrating together

On the eve of the biggest forced eviction of Travellers in Europe, the High Court in London will consider an injunction to delay the process until Basildon Council has found alternative, culturally-appropriate accommodation, as required by international law. If the … Continue reading

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Vanessa Redgrave to visit Dale Farm

The actress Vanessa Redgrave CBE will visit Dale Farm on Tuesday 30 August to show solidarity and support for the Traveller residents who are threatened with forced eviction. She and her brother, the actor Corin Redgrave, have been key supporters … Continue reading

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Camp Constant: Day 2

We woke up this morning to a beautifully sunny day- a good start as many of us had stayed up late last night around the bonfire getting to know each other and chatting about how the Camp was going. We … Continue reading

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Day 1 of Camp Constant

As the marquees came up and pots of delicious food stewed to perfection, the Dale Farm community welcomed a steady flow of supporters who set up Camp Constant to oppose the eviction of 500 Travellers from the land that they … Continue reading

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Supporters of Traveller Community Confront Eviction with Protest Camp

On August 27th, days before an ultimatum given to Travellers at Dale Farm in Essex expires, supporters will gather to confront the impending eviction. They will be setting up a base, called Camp Constant, from which they will protest the … Continue reading

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DALE FARM UNDER SIEGE…

As the launch of Camp Constant on August 27th approaches, the authorities appear poised to blockade Dale Farm. ROAD BLOCK WARNING: Notices have gone up along Oak Road, adjacent to Dale Farm, saying that the road will be closed to … Continue reading

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DALE FARM: Petition to no 10 and meeting with UN

JOIN DALE FARM RESIDENTS THE IRISH TRAVELLERS MOVEMENT & LORD AVEBURY THURS, 25th AUG, 12 noon at No. 10 Downing Street Dale Farm residents will hand deliver a petition with 1,600 signatures on it, calling on Prime Minister David Cameron … Continue reading

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DALE FARM: GENEVA MISSION WARNS OF EVICTION DEATHS

By Grattan Puxon   For some residents forced eviction next month could be a death-sentence, representatives from Dale Farm will tell the UN in Geneva. Flying out on Sunday, president of the Gypsy Council Richard Sheridan says this is a … Continue reading

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