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Battle of Dale Farm – Mon 19th Sept

UPDATE: Dale Farm residents have won a temporary injunction restraining Basildon Council from clearing the site pending a further High Court hearing on Friday. Mr Justice Edwards-Stuart granted the injunction at London’s High Court on the basis there was a realistic apprehension that the measures to be taken – while genuinely believed in by the […]

Dale Farm prepares to resist

The eviction operation planned by Basildon District Council against the Dale Farm traveller community is now estimated to cost a staggering £13 million. That is what Tory Tony Ball, head of the council, is prepared to spend to bulldoze ninety homes and “clear” just five acres of so-called greenbelt which will be left vacant and […]