Council working with partners to support National Hate Crime Week

Published: Monday, 26 September 2016

Northampton Borough Council is working with Northants Police, Northampton Rights and Equality Council and Northampton Inter Faith Forum to deliver four local events in support of Hate Crime Week.

The events include an Inter Forum Community afternoon tea from 4.30pm at the Guildhall on 10 October. Attendees can join Cllr Anna King, Mayor Christopher Malpas, Northants Police and representative from volunteer organisations for some refreshments and a discussion about how to tackle hate crime. 

Cabinet member for Community Engagement, Cllr Anna King, said: “We are pleased to be working in partnership with key agencies to deliver effective activities in support of National Hate Crime Week. We encourage residents and businesses to get involved with the events, to help raise awareness and understanding of discrimination and hate crime.”

Other events organised by Northampton Rights and Equality Council and Northampton Inter Faith Forum include an evening with Human Rights Campaigner Peter Tatchell and awareness raising of LGBT hate crimes.

A full list of events and details of the timings and venue are available here