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English Defence League demo: Preston councillor Drew Gale speaks about receiving online threats

A Twitter and Facebook post mentioning Drew Gale A Preston councillor who has appeared on an EDL-poster ahead of proposed demonstration in the city centre has spoken of the threats and intimidation he’s received. Councillor Drew Gale, who […]

4 years ago
Opinion: Why Preston must be heard against English Defence League demonstration

Police at the EDL demo in Preston in November 2010 I’ve lived in Preston for a good part of my life. I came here as a very young child, living in the Avenham area, and going to Frenchwood school. We […]

4 years ago
English Defence League want to hold demonstration in Preston

English Defence League members in Preston during a protest in 2010 Pic: pixel.eight Far-right demonstrators are set to take to the streets of Preston city centre in February. The English Defence League has submitted an application to Lancashire Police to hold a demo […]

4 years ago
Revealed: Preston residents included in leaked EDL list

(c) Matthew Parkinson A list showing the identity of people who bought merchandise from websites associated to the far-right English Defence League (EDL) group has been revealed by hackers. Five people from Preston […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement EDL & UAF Demonstrations – What the bloggers said

The demonstrations on Saturday provoked a lot of thought from many people. We saw reactions on Facebook, on Twitter and on people’s blogs. I’ve collected together some posts from people […]

9 years ago
Video: EDL and UAF Demonstrations

I’ve edited together the short clips of video that I got from Saturday’s demonstrations in the town centre. The quality isn’t broadcast-standard, but I still think it gives a good […]

9 years ago
Bodyblow for Preston’s small businesses after demonstrations

Shop owner Ruth Anderson talks to Blog Preston Christmas shoppers deserted Preston city centre as two rival groups moved in to protest leaving many small businesses out of pocket. Owners, managers and traders voiced concerns of violence, which […]

9 years ago
EDL and UAF Demonstrations: Audio Slideshow of the day

We had a lot of photographers documenting yesterday’s demonstrations in the town centre. Instead of just showing you the photos in a normal post I thought it’d be good to […]

9 years ago
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