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Working to improve the quality of life for Gypsies and Travellers

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Another successful Health Educators course for Leeds GATE members

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By Helen Jones |  July 15, 2013 |

Healthy EatingLast Friday was the final in a 4 week course ran at Leeds GATE with Healthy Living Network Leeds. The course covered different areas of health, including infant first aid, keep fit, eyesight health and cancer awareness.  Each week we also cooked a healthy meal, this week we made a low fat cheese cake.  Over the 4 weeks 16 people took part, GATE provided a creche so that young mums also had a chance to participate.

The Leeds Gypsy and Traveller Community Health Needs Assessment

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By Helen Jones |  June 25, 2013 |

Leeds Gypsy and Traveller Community Health Needs AssessmentWe're very glad to be releasing at last the Leeds Gypsy and Traveller Community Health Needs Assessment which you can find here.  This was not an easy project to complete, coming as it did at a very difficult time for Leeds GATE.

Why should commissioners invest in Gypsy and Traveller Health? A new report from Leeds GATE

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By Helen Jones |  June 25, 2013 |

Nurse with moneyThis week we are launching an important new report "Gypsy and Traveller Health - Who Pays?" which you can find here.

Leeds is National Best Practice - Baroness Whitaker

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By Helen Jones |  June 20, 2013 |

Baroness WhitakerLeeds City Council came in for recognition for it's best practice 'Negotiated Stopping' pilot for roadside Gypsies and Travellers in the House of Lords this week. Baroness Whitaker (Labour) highlighted Leeds during the Lords debate on 'temporary stop notices' in which the government is seeking to allow punitive measures against Gypsy and Traveller families who live on land they own but don't have planning permission for.

Announcement - Annual General Meeting

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By Helen Jones |  May 31, 2013 |

Leeds GATE Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday 3rd July at 12.00 noon. It will be in the main training room at the Leeds GATE office. Casual attendance welcome but please let us know in advance so that we can ensure catering as lunch will be provided.

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