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UCLan to host virtual event with the Sophie Lancaster Foundation to highlight hate crime

On Monday 22 March, The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) will host a free online event to highlight hate crime. The presentation will be given by the Sophie Lancaster Foundation. […]

6 months ago
Why Preston’s university is saying ‘Cake Not Hate’

UCLan staff handing out cake Preston’s university is supporting Hate Crime Awareness Week with a Cake Not Hate event. The event, which is open to the public, is being held at the UCLan Students’ Union. As […]

2 years ago
Homophobic attack outside McDonalds in Preston leaves Fulwood man injured

Bruising to Ryan's face from the attack Pic: Ryan Williams/Blog Preston Police have launched an investigation into a homophobic attack in Preston city centre. 22-year-old Ryan Williams was punched in the head after a night out. In pictures shared with Blog […]

2 years ago
Preston Labour criticised for withdrawing racial and religious hate crime motion

Inside the council chamber at Preston Town Hall A proposal to strengthen the city’s commitment to tackling hate crime has been withdrawn from a recent council meeting. Preston Labour had tabled the motion which acknowledged a rising number […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston man arrested on suspicion of leaving Fulwood mosque hate crime messages

Masjid e Salaam in Watling Street Road Pic: Tony Worrall A Preston man has been arrested after three offensive messages were written on gate posts of a city mosque. Masjid-e-Salaam was targeted on three occasions during the Easter weekend. First […]

2 years ago
Muslim group issue message in wake of Fulwood mosque graffiti

The graffiti has been classified as a hate crime by police A Muslim charity in Preston has issued a plea to meet with the graffiti artists behind recent hate crimes against a city mosque. The Light Foundation has expressed shock at […]

2 years ago
Two further racist messages left on Fulwood mosque gate posts

Masjid e Salaam in Watling Street Road Pic: Tony Worrall Police are continuing to investigate after two more hateful messages were found scrawled on the gates of a mosque in Preston. A major hate crime investigation is under way after […]

2 years ago
Council confirm man at centre of hate-rant video is a Preston taxi driver

Zaheer Hussain makes threats to rape Christians in the video Zaheer Hussain makes threats to rape Christians in the video A taxi driver who launched a foul mouthed tirade, making rape threats against Muslims who convert to Christianity, has been […]

3 years ago
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