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Legal Monitors needed as bailiffs clear site on Sunday

There is still an urgent need for supporters to sign up to do legal monitoring at Dale Farm over the coming days as bailiffs conduct the site clearance which will transform what used to be a vibrant community into a … Continue reading

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Update from Dale Farm

Following a difficult and intense day defending Dale Farm yesterday from brutal police and bailiff action, supporters and residents remain on site- some still locked on around the front gate, and most preparing to continue resisting the eviction today. Many … Continue reading

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Dale Farm eviction “will weigh heavily on Britain”

Eviction described as brutal and illegal by human rights observers. Early this morning riot police and bailiffs stormed the Dale Farm community in a dawn raid. Police violated the court order and used sledgehammers to smash through the walls of … Continue reading

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Court fails Dale Farm- Eviction expected soon

COME DOWN TO DALE FARM AS SOON AS POSSIBLE The Court of Appeal has just rejected the residents’ right to a judicial review, which means that Basildon Council will be able to come on to conduct an eviction from now … Continue reading

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Dale Farm prepares to resist

Dale Farm residents and supporters have gone into “lockdown” in anticipation of an eviction. Today the Dale Farm community were rejected the right to appeal the decision made last week which gave Basildon Council the go-ahead to evict. Mr Justice … Continue reading

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Dale Farm appeal to be heard in court today

Today residents at Dale Farm will find out whether their appeal to apply for a judicial review will be heard. The Court of Appeal has agreed to grant a hearing, and residents are hopeful that Lord Justice Sullivan will grant … Continue reading

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Council claims newts stand in the way of Dale Farm solution

In the High Court Basildon Council revealed that permission for the Dale Farm community to resettle on an alternative site was refused because of the possibility that newts may live there. The land, owned by the Homes and Communities Agency, … Continue reading

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Basildon Council sunk secret group appointed to solve Dale Farm crisis

The Homes and Communities Agency offer of land and funding for alternative sites had been rejected by Basildon.   In letters from the Homes and Communities Agency, made public today, it is revealed that Basildon District Council withdrew from the official group tasked to … Continue reading

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Important Update about the Eviction of Dale Farm

The public date of the eviction is the week of the 19th September, but we still need supporters at Dale Farm. We have received unconfirmed reports that part of the eviction operation may start on Monday the 12th, and so … Continue reading

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UN HOLDING PRESS CONFERENCE AT DALE FARM AS EVICTION LOOMS

The UN committee tasked with combating racial discrimination has voiced deep regret at the insistence by UK authorities that Gypsy and Irish Traveller families at Dale Farm should be evicted with no culturally appropriate alternative accommodation provided to them. The … Continue reading

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