'I am a gypsy. This is our Mecca'
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'I am a gypsy. This is our Mecca'

Gypsies and travellers say government policy in England is threatening to destroy their way of life.

Changes to planning rules, which came in a year ago, mean those who stop travelling are unlikely to be granted permission for a new site.

Billy Welch explains the significance of Appleby, an important event in the Romany Gypsy calendar.

  • 29 Aug 2016
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