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Update, Criticism, & Consequences of Government Policies for Gypsy & Travell

Update, Criticism, & Consequences of Government Policies for Gypsy & Traveller Communities

 

Mr Pickles, the Communities Secretary has issued guidance advising councils to be on their guard over the long Easter and Royal Wedding bank holidays, when local authorities will be shut for all but three days of an 11 day period.

Origin Of All Languages: Study

Study finds 'mother of all languages'

All the world's languages may date back to a single 'mother tongue' spoken in pre-historic Africa, according to new research.

The study suggests that between 50,000 and 70,000 years ago humans spoke in a single dialect that proved the catalyst for human civilisation.

BNP Membership Research by Oxford University

Research has found British National Party Membership is higher where whites and non-whites live separately in segregated areas.

Oxford University academics, Dr Michael Biggs, a sociologist & graduate student Steve Knauss used the BNP database posted on Wikileaks that contained 12,000 members’ details and matched them with census data on more than 200,000 British neighbourhoods to make the findings.

Government Immigration Cap Legislation introduced on 6 April 2011

Government Annual Immigration Cap

introduced on 6 April 2011:

The Government's Perspective and Critiques

NHS National BME Cancer Patient Advisory Panel would like your opinion on Cancer Services

NHS National BME Cancer Patient Advisory Panel

would like your opinion on Cancer Services


University Of Cumbria Annual Culture Day at Newton Rigg Campus

Further education students at the University of Cumbria embraced customs and costumes from around the world during their eagerly anticipated annual ‘Culture Day’ at Newton Rigg campus.

The students, working in their course groups, had researched agreed topics then created their own displays representing different cultures and traditions.

AWAZ Cumbria, BBC Radio Cumbria Interviews

AWAZ Cumbria,

BBC Radio Cumbria Interviews,

23 & 24 March 2011

 

ESOL Classes - December 2010 to March 2011

ESOL Classes in Carlisle

AWAZ Cumbria Anti discrimination Campaign launch on International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

AWAZ Cumbria, the voice of Black and Minority Ethnic people in Cumbria, is launching its anti-discrimination campaign on 21 March 2011, to coincide with the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Distinctive cards and posters will be distributed throughout the county proclaiming ‘Racism has no Place in Cumbria’.

Applying for British Citizenship, Part 2

Andrea Aldridge, CERC BME worker, is originally from the United States. Although she has been married to a UK citizen and living in England for over thirteen years, she has never exercised her right to become a UK national and hold a passport issued from the UK. She has been sharing with us her journey to citizenship...

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Equality Cumbria is an umbrella organisation that encompasses a number of different charities based in Cumbria. Together they tackle inequality in race, religion, sexuality and more.