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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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Dale Farm Legal Observers – Training Coming Soon

We urgently need a team of legal observers to be ready to go out to Dale Farm when the next wave of evictions begin.  Basildon Council has been taking steps to move those parked on the road and pitched on … Continue reading

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TSN Welcomes Supporter’s Clearance and Warns Against ‘Campaign of Intimidation’ by Essex Police

The Traveller Solidarity Network (TSN) welcomes today’s news that a supporter of the families at Dale Farm who was present at the forced eviction has been cleared of any wrongdoing by Southend Magistrates’ Court. The supporter had been arrrested and … Continue reading

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Support the Dale Farm Planning Appeal – Letter writing campaign Mary Flynn Appeal

Mary Flynn is an Irish Traveller from Dale Farm who is appealing the refusal of planning permission for her plot. Mary’s appeal would be helped by supporters and residents of Dale Farm sending letters supporting her appeal. So TSN is … Continue reading

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Dale Farm supporters reject police cautions for obstruction

Today (20 December 2011) and yesterday, over thirty Dale Farm supporters who were arrested during the Dale Farm eviction rejected police cautions for obstruction of a bailiff under the Town and Country Planning Act. [1] They now face a court … Continue reading

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Dale Farm & Traveller Solidarity Network Benefit Party!

This Saturday, December 10th, come to the Traveller Solidarity all-nighter warehouse party of bands, circus acts, DJs, comedy, spoken word and politics! The benefit will take place in South London (exact place to be found out via the party line 07530910145 … Continue reading

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