travelling people


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travelling people

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travelling folk

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(Peoples) (sometimes capitals) Brit Gypsies or other itinerant people: a term used esp by such people of themselves
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4)Proposed Demolition Of Buildings At Former Travelling People Site, Sibbald~s Brae, Bathgate, EH48 2DUThe demolition of Former Travelling people site comprises the complete removal of the former office and 23 brick outbuildings including 23 metal clad sheds to ground level within the Former Travelling People Site at Sibbald~s Brae, Bathgate.
Are these the same travelling people who profess to be law-abiding, no trouble to anyone and who are persecuted by any local community it decided to take root in?
Today's photographs shows one corner of the encampment for travelling people at Appleby .
I HAVE been reading in today's Chronicle about the travelling people, pictured, to whom B S, Newcastle, gave support.
Travellers' Last Rights - Responding to Death in a Cultural Context, written by Jacinta Brack and Fr Stephen Monaghan, was commissioned by the Parish of the Travelling People.
MY sympathies are with the travelling people currently in the media spotlight.
Before leaving for his diocesan pilgrimage to Rome this year, he granted "sanctuary" on his lawn to a dozen travelling people (Irish for gypsies), who had been ejected from their sites by the local authority.
A fear campaign has scared travelling people away from a Scots site.
Iceland has become more and more popular amongst the travelling people, but not everyone can afford such an adventure as a trip to Iceland.
About four years ago, I wrote to the Culture Company suggesting a concert featuring, say, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra performing Strauss music and the Liverpool folk group, The Travelling People, performing Scouse folk songs.
My group The Travelling People have been privileged to have performed Liverpool folk music and sea shanties at many of the events over the past few years, including both cathedrals, culminating in music for all the big cruise liners berthing at the new Cruise Terminal.
THE plight of the travelling people was highlighted last week in the Record after a shock report by the Save the Children charity.