george at dicenews.com george at dicenews.com
Mon Jul 8 20:43:27 BST 2002

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From: "ustiben.2" <ustiben.2 at ntlworld.com>
To: <ustiben.5 at ntlworld.com>; <ustiben.3 at nltworld.com>;
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Sent: Monday, July 08, 2002 7:36 AM

>      John Prescott's recent refusal of a Planning
> Appeal by Romanies at >WOODSIDE< caravan
> park, at Hatch, near Sandy, off the A1, in Beds,
> means that 200 people face being thrown onto
> the road.
>      Janie Condona, whose husband started the
> National Travellers Action Group, here pleads
> with Mr Prescott to think again.
>      Other Travellers are joining the NTAG to
> make a stand against constant "move-ons" and
> evictions.
>       We are asking people, who maybe have not
> seen treatment of Gypsies as a racist issue, to
> help us stop this virtual "ethnic-cleansing" that
> has been going on unckecked for years.
>       Send a protest to:
>       john.prescott at cabinet.x.gsi.gov.uk
>        Some 100 people have so far joined the
> Red Alert "cascade", volunteering to come to
> >Woodside< when Bid Beds Council attempt
> "clear" the l7-acre site. This will not happen
> until l November - so there is time to organize
> effectively.
>        Please add your telephone number and/or
> email so that you can be notified. Supporter
> groups will be going from Luton, Bedford,
> London and Cambridge.
>       A "Tent City" is being created at
> >Woodside< for those able to come in and
> enjoy the campfires the night before.
>      Grattan Puxon
>      National Travellers Action Group
>      Phone  01206 523 528 (mornings)

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