Have your say at forum meeting

February 12, 2017

Do you want a stronger voice for London’s Gypsies and Travellers? Then join us at the London Gypsy and Traveller Forum (LGTF), on Thursday, 9th February, 11am-1pm at Committee Room 5, London City Hall, The Queen’s Walk, SE1 2AA.

LGT coordinates the LGTF, where people from the community can meet to discuss matters affect their lives. There is an open invitation for all to take part. The meetings take place four times a year,

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New challenge to government planning rules

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