Leeds GATE

Working to improve the quality of life for Gypsies and Travellers

0113 240 2444

Crown Point House,
167-169 Cross Green Lane,
Leeds LS9 0BD

Have you got skills to help us with a research project?

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By Helen Jones |  April 27, 2012 |

Great shot Eilleen laughingLeeds GATE is one of the organisations that have recognised that Gypsies and Irish Travellers have much poorer health outcomes than most other people, including an average life expectancy of 50 years of age. We found out about the life expectancy during a baseline census that we carried out in 2005.  A team of Gypsy and Traveller community researchers used a simple form to gather some very basic data about the families in Leeds.

New Site's Secrecy?

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By Helen Jones |  March 24, 2012 |

Why has Cllr JL Carter tabled a white paper to a meeting of the full Leeds City Council accusing the administration of ‘secrecy’ over plans to build a new site, or sites, in Leeds?

Hundreds Attend Kathleen Morrison's Funeral

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By Helen Jones |  March 14, 2012 |

Story in the Yorkshire Evening Post 14 March 2012

Moving scenes were witnessed as six white horses pulled a Cinderella style glass carriage containing a white mirrored coffin through the streets of Leeds.

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.

Announcement

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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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