Tag Archives : hate crime


Standing together with Plymouth’s Polish community

  A representative from the Polish Embassy met with Plymouth City Council and Devon and Cornwall Police today to show support for Plymouth’s Polish community following recent hate crime incidents. Michal Mazurek, head of the Consular Section of the Polish Embassy, visited Plymouth to meet with a Polish family who were the victims of an […]


Council addresses community tensions with partners

Plymouth City Council Leader Councillor Ian Bowyer says the authority is committed to working with police to crack down on any incidents of hate crime following the EU Referendum. Councillor Bowyer met Chief Superintendent Andy Boulting to discuss community tension following the EU Referendum result. Plymouth MPs Johnny Mercer and Oliver Colvile also attended the […]


Reporting racist incidents

Statement from Plymouth City Council: Councillor Dave Downie, Cabinet Member for Safer and Stronger Communities for Plymouth City Council, said: “We are not aware of a significant increase in racist incidents in Plymouth since the referendum but a very small number have been reported. Any incident of hate is completely unacceptable and we will act quickly with […]


Plymouth residents urged to report hate crime

Residents in Plymouth are being urged to report hate crimes as part of Hate Crime Awareness Week (11th-18th October 2014). Hate crimes are any crimes that are targeted at a person because of hostility or prejudice towards that person’s disability, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or transgender identity. A number of events […]