Monthly Archives: February 2012

Key Court Case Coming Up for Dale Farm families- come along!

MARY FLYNN, JOHN SHERIDAN & BARBARA O’BRIEN v BASILDON in HIGH COURT Tomorrow and Thursday – Feb 29/March 1, The Rolls Building, 100 Fetter Lane, London EC4 This hugely significant appeal regarding the issue as to whether Basildon must provide … Continue reading

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‘Shame-Faced’ Tony Ball forced to Flee Council Awards by angry protesters.

Tony Ball, leader of Basildon Council and architect of the Dale Farm eviction, was forced to flee an awards ceremony by angry protesters in central London last night. Nominated for the award of ‘Council Leader of the Year’ by the … Continue reading

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Tony Ball Acceptance Speech Video

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Tony Ball: Community Wrecker of the Year Award Ceremony

7PM // Monday 27 February // Westminster City Hall Tony Ball, leader of Basildon Council, has been nominated for the award of Council Leader of the Year by the Local Government Information Unit “in recognition of his role spearheading the … Continue reading

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Update from Traveller Solidarity Network

For ongoing updates see the Traveller Solidarity Network website and sign up to receive updates here. 1) TSN national meeting and Dale Farm debrief feb 25th & 26th, Cambridge 2) London TSN Meeting 19th Feb 3) 27th Feb, 7pm – Tony … Continue reading

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DALE FARM: PENNIES FROM HEAVEN?

Appeal for funds to cover new planning appeals and dig away bunding barriers Basildon Borough Council has £20m to draw in pursuing its policy of ethnic-cleansing aimed at driving Travellers out of the district. Much of it was spent on the violent eviction last October, backed at … Continue reading

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Dale Farm Supporters condemn ruling allowing Essex police to seize journalists’ footage for ‘intelligence’.

There has been strong condemnation by supporters of Dale Farm residents of a ruling to force Sky, ITN, BBC and other freelance journalists to hand over their footage of the Dale Farm eviction. The journalists had argued in court that … Continue reading

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Dale Farm Supporters condemn ruling allowing Essex police to seize journalists’ footage for ‘intelligence’.

There has been strong condemnation by supporters of Dale Farm residents of a ruling to force Sky, ITN, BBC and other freelance journalists to hand over their footage of the Dale Farm eviction. The journalists had argued in court that … Continue reading

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