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On The Road is a podcast for Gyspy, Roma and Traveller communities which will also be broadcast in prisons across the UK on National Prison Radio. Hosted by former prisoner and Irish Traveller Jonny alongside NPR producer Nancy Prentice the series will explore topics that affect GRT communities such as discrimination, housing, health and education. Each show will feature representatives of GRT organisations, activists and community members sharing their stories and experiences.

On The Road is a podcast for Gyspy, Roma and Traveller communities which will also be broadcast in prisons across the UK on National Prison Radio. Hosted by former prisoner and Irish Traveller Jonny alongside NPR producer Nancy Prentice the series will explore topics that affect GRT communities such as discrimination, housing, health and education. Each show will feature representatives of GRT organisations, activists and community members sharing their stories and experiences.
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United Kingdom

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On The Road is a podcast for Gyspy, Roma and Traveller communities which will also be broadcast in prisons across the UK on National Prison Radio. Hosted by former prisoner and Irish Traveller Jonny alongside NPR producer Nancy Prentice the series will explore topics that affect GRT communities such as discrimination, housing, health and education. Each show will feature representatives of GRT organisations, activists and community members sharing their stories and experiences.

Language:

English

Contact:

02085886155


Episodes

At The Traveller Movement Conference - Episode 5

12/7/2018
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Jonny and Nancy report from the annual Traveller Movement Conference 'Beyond The Tick Box'. On this episode we focus on one of the topics of the day. 'Is GRT ethnicity seen as a risk factor by the police?'

Duration:00:16:13

Escaping Domestic Violence: Tina's Story - Episode 4

11/22/2018
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Tina talks to Jonny & Nancy about suffering extreme domestic violence at the hands of her husband and how she got away from him after 10 years. Tina is now a women's worker at the Traveller Movement and provides support to GRT women who are victims of domestic abuse. She can be contacted on: women@travellermovement.org.uk or call 020 7607 2002.

Duration:00:22:25

Terry Talks - Episode 3

11/15/2018
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Romany Gypsy Terry talks about his life; from the care system to prison, his mental health issues and a very long wait to get housed on a site. He is with Ivy Manning who works at Friends, Families and Travellers an organisation based in Brighton. We also have On The Road news from Mike Doherty the editor of Travellers Times. Friends, Families and Travellers contact details: https://www.gypsy-traveller.org/ 01273 234 777 fft@gypsy-traveller.org

Duration:00:25:09

The Last Acceptable Form of Racism? Episode 2

11/8/2018
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Is discrimination towards Gypsies, Roma and Travellers the last 'acceptable' form of Racism in the UK? In this weeks' episode we look at how discrimination and racism affects every part of life for GRT people. GateHerts a GRT led organisation run a website for reporting racism and discrimination tell us their how and why people need to report it. (Details below) Reportracismgrt.com Twitter @ReportRacismGRT Freephone 0800 8101800

Duration:00:18:36

Jonny's Journey - Episode 1

10/31/2018
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On this episode of On The Road we hear about one of our hosts lives. Jonny is an Irish Traveller who whilst in prison worked at National Prison Radio as a presenter and producer. Jonny talks to co-host Nancy about his early life, problems at school, becoming a father and his time in prison. Lisa Smith from Travellers Times also speaks about an event for GRT women that she attended.

Duration:00:17:50

On The Road - Coming soon

10/30/2018
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A new podcast for Gypsy, Traveller and Roma communities which will also be broadcast on National Prison Radio. Coming soon.....

Duration:00:00:57