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Inspirational Traveller

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By Helen Jones |  March 13, 2012 |

Kathleen MorrisonBy Alison Bellamy in the Yorkshire Evening Post

The death of an “inspirational” woman has left the travelling community heartbroken.

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By Helen Jones |  March 6, 2012 |

Kathleen MorrisonWe are sorry to say that Kathleen Lowther Morrison passed away this morning, Tuesday 6th March.

Rest in Peace Kathleen.

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Negotiated Stopping – What is it?

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By Helen Jones |  February 27, 2012 |

Remember that irritating advert that claimed the product would “do what it says on the tin”?

The Oxford dictionary says that negotiate means “to try to reach an agreement or compromise by discussion”. So a thing that has been ‘negotiated’ is surely ‘an agreement or compromised reached by discussion’.

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Leeds GATE's response to proposed injunctions

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By Sharon Hague |  February 9, 2012 |

Readers of the Yorkshire Evening Post will have seen news last week that Councillor Jim McKenna has persuaded the council to use its legal department to pursue a blanket permanent injunction against unauthorised Gypsy and Traveller camps across three large districts of Leeds.

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Learning Day at Leeds Town Hall

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By Sharon Hague |  February 9, 2012 |

Better late than never! In November 2011 Leeds GATE held a Learning Day for practitioners and professionals who wanted to learn more about how to engage with Gypsies and Travellers. Please find a short video below capturing highlights of the day.

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