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An Evening with Peter Tatchell On Tuesday Peter Tatchell hosted a lecture for NREC members to mark Hate Crime Awareness Week. The lecture was held at The University of Northampton. Peter explored various issues surrounding hate crime, discrimination and inequality … Continue reading

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Police and Crime Commissioner Elections

At Northamptonshire Rights and Equality Council much of what we do involves the police. Whether it’s talking to young people about stop and search or working with victims of hate crime, much of the bread and butter of what we … Continue reading

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Volunteering at Northamptonshire Rights and Equality Council

Here’s a blog post from one of newer volunteers Daniel Roberts. I’ve spent the past two weeks volunteering for the NREC (Booth Lane site) and while data analysis is research I’m experienced in, the nature of said data is not. … Continue reading

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Save our Human Rights Act now, before it is too late! ‘Act for the Act’

‘Act for the Act’ Now! There have been rumours in the media this week that the Government intends on rushing the new Bill of Rights through Parliament before summer 2016. Therefore, we do not have long to act and make our … Continue reading

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Why NREC chose to bring the 2015 hate crime awareness campaign to Wellingborough

Tomorrow, on Saturday 17th October at 7 pm we will be bringing our 2015 hate crime awareness campaign to Wellingborough Town Centre.  The event will consider all hate crime but the main focus will be on campaigning against racist and religious … Continue reading

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Human Rights Myth Busting at Wellingborough Museum with the British Institute of Human Rights

Today, on Tuesday 13 October 2015 the British Institute of Human Rights (BIHR) visited Wellingborough on the 13th day of its 15 Days of Action Human Rights Tour. In partnership with NREC they hosted a free high quality full day workshop with … Continue reading

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Celebrating Human Rights in Wellingborough with the British Institute of Human Rights

Today the British Institute of Human Rights visited Wellingborough as part of its 15 Days of Action Human Rights Tour. In partnership with NREC they hosted a free full day workshop dedicated to human rights. Then myth busting event took … Continue reading

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Supporting Refugees-A message from our Director

As a Director of NREC, a resident of Aldwincle, and an attendee at Thrapston Baptist Church I have been invited to attend a meeting of East Northants Faith Group where we will discuss how we can support asylum seekers and … Continue reading

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Making Donations to Support Refugees

There are currently numerous organisations and projects collecting supplies and funds to support refugees. Our recommendation is to support Care Without Borders, a local project set up to distribute aid directly to refugees in Calais and Hungary. They are accepting … Continue reading

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Housing Refugees in Northamptonshire

Northampton Chronicle has reported that a local landlady (Lisa Griffin) is offering two of her Northamptonshire properties to Northamptonshire Council in order to house Syrian refugees. Mrs Griffin has appealed to landlords across England to contact their local authority in … Continue reading

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