Dale Farm : Building the Traveller Solidarity Movement, 05/11/11

A meeting of in-depth debate and discussion. 11am, Saturday 5th November, 3rd Floor, Cityside House, 40 Adler St, London E1 1EE. Near Aldgate East and Whitechapel tube st. (District Line, Hammersmith & City) Buses: 205 (from Paddington), 15, 25, 67, 115, 135, 205, 254, D3.

To attend you need to RSVP: savedalefarm@gmail.com

See the Traveller Solidarity Network website here and sign up to the e-mail list here.

Dale Farm infonight, Thursday 3rd December

Dale Farm is a traveller site in Crays Hill, Essex which is home to over 1,000 people.

It was established in the 1970s when Basildon District Council gave planning permission to 40 families.

Protest against Dale Farm eviction

On Thursday 10th December, 7.30pm, outside Basildon Centre

PROTEST RALLY to coincide with meeting of Basildon Council's Cabinet to select one of two bailiff firms (one being Constant & Co.) for the Dale Farm eviction operation: And to call upon subcontracting companies G.Moore Haulage and WFL Recovery  not to take part in the eviction. 
OR if they do to ensure no children are present when their machines and vehicles enter the site - as required by safety law and requested by the UK Children's Commissioner.

more on Dale Farm

Dale Farm: Facing Eviction

If as now expected the case of Dale Farm is heard by the UK supreme court, the issue at test will be whether a policy of physical exclusion, which has afflicted Gypsy life in Britain for generations, should finally be checked.

Since the siege of Dale Farm commenced, public expenditure on anti-Gypsy measures in England has amounted to well over 200 million euro. That’s more than the entire outlay during the EU Decade of Roma Inclusion.