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'Induction day' for Rotherham's Roma immigrants

A South Yorkshire council has held an induction session for Roma immigrants to help them adapt to life in Britain.

Rotherham Council said the Roma population in the town gone from none in 2004 to an estimated 3,700 by 2012, with most migrating from Slovakia and the Czech Republic.

The authority said the sessions help show adults and children how the school system worked, how to recycle and even fire safety.

  • 12 Feb 2014
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