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Improving Five Gypsy Sites In Wales

More than £2m is to be spent improving five Gypsy and traveller sites in Wales.

The money will go on improving sites in Welshpool, Powys, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Swansea, Torfaen and Cardiff.

Social Justice Minister Carl Sargeant announced the funding at the Shirenewton site near Cardiff.


Grave Justice

Lily Pinnock is going to court to fight to save her daughter's grave from being shortened.

It’s not the natural order of things for a parent to outlive their child, but when it does it may take many years to overcome the grief and trauma. On the 13th of March 2007, Essex Gypsy woman Lily Pinnock lost her 15 year old daughter Angeline to Leukaemia. Like many Gypsy families the Pinnocks were determined that their daughter’s last resting


No Time For Gypsies & Travellers

Like all Gypsies and Travellers living on local council sites across Britain, these young Romany Gypsies in Hartney Witney, Hampshire can be forced out of their homes at very short notice.

With a general election looming, the British government has quietly let it slip that it no longer has time


Voting With Their Feet

Villagers in the Warwickshire village of Meridien formed a blockade to stop the Romany owners of the land developing it.

For many the May day bank holiday provided some time to relax with family or friends or do a little DIY. But for one group of Travellers in the West Midlands, the long weekend proved to be more handy than most – they used it as an ideal opportunity to create a site of their own.