DGLG - Moving Forward working locally and nationally
Derbyshire Gypsy Liaison Group provides valuable assistance and information to the Gypsy community in Derbyshire. DGLG also has a close relationship with local authorities and services DGLG work is not exclusively in Derbyshire.
DGLG activities include:
New Legislation and Campaigns
High Court Ruling - Read here
Please watch this video
What could new Government laws mean for Gypsies and Travellers? - YouTube
There is a huge shortage of Traveller sites in the UK.
Despite this, the Government want to:
📌Put people on roadside camps in jail
📌Remove families' homes
📌Fine families £2500
Please use @GypsyTravellers tool to ask your MP to stop the #PoliceBill:
MOVING FOR CHANGE - View the Billy Welch video HERE
MOVING FOR CHANGE is generously supported by:
‘’Partners in Surrey Heartlands Integrated Care System have been tackling health inequalities by encouraging members of the Gypsy, Roma, Traveller and Showmen communities to ‘Give Covid the Jab’. In a new NHS video, produced in partnership with First Community Health and Care - an employee-owned social enterprise, providing community healthcare services to people living in east Surrey and parts of West Sussex - they aim to educate, inform and answer common questions about the Covid-19 vaccine to boost vaccine confidence within Traveller communities’’.
Please see this great video here with Jake Bowers
Give Covid the Jab.
We will update guidance as we get it please see information on funerals here
Please see letter sent to all Local authorities from HMCLG after network lobbying Here - Guidance Covid 19
Life On and Off the Hard Shoulder: Please see our research report, on our services page here
New Sitting Service
Read about DGLG activities, reports on progress, news and events.
-Queens Jubilee Award for Voluntary Groups
-PQASSO Accredited level 2 DGLG was awarded the Home Office Queen's Award for Innovation in Police Training...