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English Defence League in Preston: Demonstration to be held near Markets in Birley Street

English Defence League in Preston in 2010 Pic: pixel.eight Preston Market traders say their takings will take a dive when the English Defence League demonstrate in the city. Preston Police and Preston Council have confirmed the far-right group will […]

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English Defence League demo in Preston: Police say it will not be a march through the city

(c) Matthew Parkinson Preston Police have moved to quash rumours the English Defence League will be ‘marching’ through Preston. The far-right group is due to demonstrate on Saturday 20 February in the city. […]

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Opinion: As communities we must unite against anyone sowing the seed of hate and division in our communities

Ali Amla, right, at the Holocaust Memorial Day service This is the text from a speech by Ali Amla, given at the Holocaust Memorial Day memorial service in Preston Minster on Wednesday 27 January. Bismillah hir Rahma nir Rahim […]

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Preston Police back Don’t Stand By campaign for Holocaust Memorial Day

Police cadets Keighley, Liam and Kai with PC Stuart Rutledge and PCSO Stephen Connolly Prestonians were urged on Saturday to do their bit to help stop hate crime in the city. Lancashire Police took up a position inside the Harris Museum and Art Gallery […]

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Advertisement Advertisement English Defence League snub Preston Muslim group’s meal offer

Arfan Iqbal, left and Nadeem Ashfaq, from the Light Foundation had offered to meet EDL leaders Pic: LEP/David Hurst The English Defence League appear to have snubbed an offer from a Muslim group to meet for a meal ahead of a planned demonstration in Preston. Leaders of the Light […]

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Umar and Robin react as English Defence League debunking video goes viral

Umar and Robin in the video #EDL #Preston #Deepdale #Muslim #NonMuslim #NoGoArea #JummahMubarak #HappyFriday Posted by Umar Ayub on Friday, 15 January 2016 The two men behind a viral video debunking a claim by the English […]

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Watch: Is this the best response to the English Defence League saying Deepdale is a ‘no go’ area for non-Muslims?

Umar and Robin in the clip #EDL #Preston #Deepdale #Muslim #NonMuslim #NoGoArea #JummahMubarak #HappyFriday Posted by Umar Ayub on Friday, 15 January 2016 A well-known Preston face has taken to social media to make his point […]

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English Defence League in Preston: Religious and civic leaders denounce planned demonstration

EDL protest in Preston - (c) Michael Morrison Key figures from Preston’s religious and civic organisations have signed a statement speaking out against a planned demonstration by the English Defence League. The far-right group have applied to Lancashire […]

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