Press releases and media advisories | Dale Farm Travellers


Last minute injunction won!

Press Statement in response to court injunction against Dale Farm forced eviction. Dale Farm resident, Kathleen McCarthy said, “We still need somewhere to go, if we have to leave here. Today is a great victory, but we still need Basildon … Continue reading

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Dale Farm residents plea for a solution through negotiations

Residents are voicing a plea for resolution, and have asked Basildon Counci to negotiate with them in order to find a way to avoid a forced eviction. Basildon Council have yet to begin the eviction that residents have been expecting … Continue reading

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Dale Farm residents voice final plea

With 24 hours until the eviction of Dale Farm, residents voice a final plea for an alternative site to move onto as they face forced eviction from their homes. Members of the community, joined by local and international supporters, are … Continue reading

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Press release: Dale Farm concreted-over by Basildon Council

NEW VIDEO: DALE FARM’S PREVIOUS OWNER REVEALS COUNCILS DUPLICITY Evidence has emerged that Basildon Council desecrated the green belt at Dale Farm, laying down hardcore and concrete years before the site was bought by Travellers. The evidence came to light today … Continue reading

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Paddy Doherty urges supporters to come down to Dale Farm. Heralds civil rights movement for Travellers

Paddy Doherty, a Traveller who found fame through the popular documentary series ‘My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding’, and who has since come to national attention as the winner of Celebrity Big Brother, today called out for supporters to come down … Continue reading

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Press release – UN support for Dale Farm residents

British government still to respond to UN High Commissioner’s request for official visit to mediate Dale Farm dispute UN Advisory Group on Forced Evictions to visit Dale Farm today As the forced eviction of Travellers from their homes on the … 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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Press release: The whole world is watching

International support for Dale Farm residents as hundreds march in protest at their threatened eviction, planned to begin from the 19th September Hundreds, including a Member of the European Parliament, political and human rights groups and supporters from the local … Continue reading

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Press release: Dale Farm march, 10 September

DALE FARM PRESS RELEASE: SATURDAY, 10th SEPTEMBER Today at 1pm the residents of Dale Farm will gather with hundreds of supporters at Wickford station, and women and children will lead a march to Dale Farm. At Dale Farm there will … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE: Hypocrisy in Basildon Council’s approach to planning regulation

PRESS RELEASE: SEPT 10th, 2011 Hypocrisy in Basildon Council’s approach to planning regulation In a move described as ‘totally undemocratic’ by local Councillor Geoff Williams, Basildon Council suddenly cancelled last night’s general council meeting, avoiding discussion of contentious plans for … Continue reading

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  • Dale Farm on Twitter

    • FoxNews just called for an interview, Gulp. #dalefarm 9 minutes ago
    • 2/2…. Today is a great victory, but we still need Basildon Council to approve a legal site for us.” #dalefarm 12 minutes ago
    • 1/2 Response to Court Injunction: Cathleen McCarthy “We still need somewhere to go, if we have to leave here. …. 13 minutes ago
    • Tony Balls 8am R4,all avenues “exhausted”. Not quite. Injunction stops eviction as Balls plans “may go further” than allowed #DaleFarm 46 minutes ago
    • Much confusion, relief and rejoicing at granting of injunction. Has anyone got a link to the court ruling? Thanks. #dalefarm 1 hour ago
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