Susan Craig-Greene (United Kingdom)


Susan Craig-Greene

Susan Craig-Greene (Dale Farm Housing Association): Susan is originally from Oklahoma. She graduated from Oklahoma State University with a degree in International Relations. Susan then won a Bailey Scholarship to enter the University of Leipzig, where she studied the changing role of women in reunified Germany. She returned to teach in Germany two years later on a Fulbright scholarship and entered the private sector to work at an IT market research consultancy. Susan then returned to university and earned an MA in Human Rights at the University of Essex, where she earned a distinction for her dissertation. After graduating, Susan took a placement with Amnesty International’s International Justice Project. She left Amnesty following the birth of the first of her two children and began studying documentary photography. She lives close to the Dale Farm site.



17 Mar

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

I’ll never forget that first St Patrick’s Day I spent with the Dale Farm residents.

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Posted Mar 17, 2013

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01 Feb

Basildon’s Big Fat Eviction Balls-up

It was great to see AP Director Ian Guest last week and to get the

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Posted Feb 01, 2013

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25 Jan

Dale Farm: New Year, Same Old Problems

It is the beginning of a new year – over a year on from the

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Posted Jan 25, 2013

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22 Mar

Five months on from the Dale Farm eviction: It’s not too late to find a long-term solution

It seems strange that in the five months that have passed since their eviction, in

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Posted Mar 22, 2012

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01 Mar

My experience of the Dale Farm eviction

Four months have now passed since Jimmy Tom’s 7th birthday. In the weeks leading up

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Posted Mar 01, 2012

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12 Oct

Prologue to an Eviction: a photo essay on Dale Farm

Here is a link to a collection of photos I have taken at Dale Farm

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Posted Oct 12, 2011

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11 Oct

Judgment Day for Dale Farm Tomorrow

As we were driving out of Dale Farm the other day, my five year-old son

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Posted Oct 11, 2011

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22 Sep

Dale Farm: To be continued…

We thought it was all over.  At 3 p.m. on Monday, a group of bailiffs

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Posted Sep 22, 2011

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19 Sep

Last Stand at Dale Farm Begins

Today is the day the bailiffs come into Dale Farm. The Travellers’ home is now

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Posted Sep 19, 2011

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13 Sep

Basildon Council, are you listening?

It was great to see hundreds of people turn out to march alongside Dale Farm

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Posted Sep 13, 2011

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07 Sep

Last chance to learn for Dale Farm children

The children of Dale Farm returned to school, today, to begin what could be their

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Posted Sep 07, 2011

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04 Sep

We have failed the Dale Farm Travellers

After all local taxi companies refused to come to the Traveller site on Oak Lane

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Posted Sep 04, 2011

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04 Aug

28 days later… A Community Faces Destruction

Today officially marks 28 days until the final deadline Basildon Council has given the Travellers

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Posted Aug 04, 2011

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18 Jul

No Big Fat Gypsy Eviction Here. We are Human Beings.

Last week marked the official opening of the office in the St. Christopher’s Community Centre on

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Posted Jul 18, 2011

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14 Jul

There is a simple solution at Dale Farm: provide a culturally-adequate site

“All persons, groups and communities have the right to resettlement, which includes the right to alternative

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Posted Jul 14, 2011

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10 Jul

There are many ways to protect the green belt. Evicting Dale Farm Travellers is not one of them.

I was at Dale Farm yesterday for the first in a series of Activity Weekends,

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Posted Jul 10, 2011

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06 Jul

Support Dale Farm Travellers

If you want to support the residents at Dale Farm, here are a few ways

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Posted Jul 06, 2011

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05 Jul

Prayer Service at Dale Farm

Residents facing eviction and local supporters gathered together today outside Mary Ann’s chalet for a

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Posted Jul 05, 2011

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04 Jul

28 days’ notice

Today, I received the call I’ve been dreading since I started working with the Travellers

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Posted Jul 04, 2011

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01 Jul

Dale Farm Travellers Face Constant Abuse

Following the news that Essex Police have now secured £4.65 million from the Home Office,

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Posted Jul 01, 2011

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12 Jun

It’s all happening at Appleby Horse Fair

I have just returned from my second trip to Appleby Horse Fair, an annual event

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Posted Jun 12, 2011

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03 Jun

Even by its own standards, Basildon Council fails Traveller community

Basildon District Council’s (BDC) has voted for the third time to carry out a ‘direct

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Posted Jun 03, 2011

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24 Apr

Why is local prejudice against Dale Farm Travellers so acceptable?

Unfortunately, it is not at all unusual to encounter “nuke the site” and “bomb the

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Posted Apr 24, 2011

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15 Apr

Dale Farm resident, Viviana (age 4) tells her story through photography

The children of Dale Farm are engaging in an exciting new photography project (Dale Farm:

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Posted Apr 15, 2011

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15 Mar

Tragedy at the Towngate

Last night’s ‘extraordinary’ Basildon District Council meeting on the situation at Dale Farm, which was

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Posted Mar 15, 2011

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14 Mar

Travellers question costly eviction

Tensions are understandably running high at Dale Farm today, as their fate is now in

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Posted Mar 14, 2011

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06 Mar

Latest about the Dale Farm situation in the news

Have a look at this BBC News article, which suggests that Basildon District Council (BDC) must fund the eviction

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Posted Mar 06, 2011

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04 Mar

“They are making us look like some sort of aliens…”

Millions of Britons will now have to find something else to do with their Tuesday

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Posted Mar 04, 2011

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24 Jan

Big Fat Gypsy Weddings

I found the first in the newest Channel 4 series, “Big Fat Gypsy Weddings” a

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Posted Jan 24, 2011

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11 Nov

We will all miss John Flynn.

I was so sad to hear about the tragic death of Dale Farm resident, John

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Posted Nov 11, 2010

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10 Sep

More evictions of Hovefields Travellers started this week

Despite protests from residents and supporters, bailiffs and bulldozers descended on Hovefields on Tuesday, 7

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Posted Sep 10, 2010

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17 Jul

Article in Billericay and Wickford Gazette

Natalie Hoodless, Chief Reporter for the Essex Chronicle, was nice enough to interview me a few weeks

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Posted Jul 17, 2010

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30 Jun

Bailiffs bulldozed Traveller yards at Hovefields, Wickford

Click here for the Dale Farm Housing Association’s press release about Constant & Co.’s demolition

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Posted Jun 30, 2010

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22 Jun

More comments from locals about Dale Farm

It is unfortunate how some of my fellow residents feel about the Travellers at Dale Farm. 

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Posted Jun 22, 2010

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21 Jun

Article in Basildon Echo/Recorder

I will give a fuller response as soon as I have time, but for now,

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Posted Jun 21, 2010

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15 Jun

Dale Farm: A Community in Transition

The residents of Dale Farm were informed that the UK’s highest court of appeal, the

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Posted Jun 15, 2010

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20 Apr

Introducing the Travellers at Dale Farm

I have now been involved with the Irish Traveller community at Dale Farm (or Oak

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Posted Apr 20, 2010

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