Month: July 2016

Proud Gypsy Traveller exhibition to challenge negative stereotypes

For many people, their only awareness of the Gypsy and Traveller community  is gleaned from recent media such as Channel 4’s My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding. Doncaster Gypsy and Traveller Voice project and community members want to challenge such negative media portrayals of Gypsies and Travellers, especially of young people. The communities wish to redress the balance …

Muslims and Christians take part in sponsored walk to raise money for Syrian refugees

Muslim and Christian communities in Doncaster have united to raise funds for refugees in Syria. On Saturday 9 July Muslim Christian Fellowship, led by Rev. Tom McCready of Doncaster Unitarian and Free Christian Church walked the 20 miles from Doncaster to Selby, with the final destination being Mr C’s famous fish and chips shop. The …