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Charity to provide education courses for gypsies and travellers in Lincolnshire

By Lincolnshire Echo  |  Posted: October 22, 2012

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A charity working to educate Lincolnshire's traveller community has taken to the road thanks to a funding grant.

The Lincolnshire Traveller Initiative (LTI), which helps to offer training and other education courses to the county's gypsies and travellers, has received the £15,000 grant from national charity The Clothworker's Foundation.

The money has been used to buy a minibus which has been transformed into a mobile learning bus and is now visiting traveller sites in Lincolnshire to offer new learning opportunities.

Paul Boucher, of the LTI, said: "We worked hard consulting with the traveller community about their learning needs and now we can take to the road ensuring they get easier access to our services.

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