BNP member fails to win board seat

| Friday, 31 March 2006

A BNP activist has failed for a second time to win a seat on a community board that promotes racial harmony. David Guynan was among nine residents standing for five places on the board of the 54million Hendon regeneration project, Back on the Map (Botm). Mr Guynan was a British National party candidate in the General Election. He tried to win a seat... Read more

Keighley West falls to Labour; BNP loses its safest seat

| Saturday, 25 March 2006

The British National Party lost its safest council seat last month after the voters of Keighley West turned to Labour in large numbers. The by-election, caused by the resignation of BNP councillor Angela Clarke, was seen as an important barometer for May's local elections, which the BNP has declared a referendum on Islam. The Labour victory was a vindication of a strategy,... Read more

No sign of BNP councillor - except at wrong meeting!

| Friday, 24 March 2006

A BNP councillor's attendance record has come under fire. Mirfield Town Council member Roger Roberts is featured in this month's edition of the Clerks and Councils Direct journal. The publication is circulated to all councils in the country. The piece reads: "For months there was no sign of a BNP councillor and then he turned up at the wrong meeting." The article says... Read more

Christians distance themselves from right-wing religious group

| Wednesday, 22 March 2006

More evidence has come to light linking a group calling itself the 'Christian Council of Britain' (CCB) with the British National Party (BNP). The evidence came as more Christian groups issued statements condemning the BNP and distancing themselves from the new group which many are seeing as a front for the Far Right party. Previously, little record of the group could... Read more

Mayoress stripped of title after she joins BNP

Robert Sutcliffe | Monday, 13 March 2006

THE Mayoress of Keighley has been stripped of her position after shocking colleagues by joining the British National Party. Mayor Tony Wright said after former independent councillor Rose Thompson, 49, told him of her decision that he, "along with many parts of the Keighley community would find her affiliation offensive". He also called on her to stand down from the position she... Read more

Sefton says ‘no thanks’ to the BNP

| Friday, 3 March 2006

Mike McDermott continued his run of failures for the BNP when he took a mere 159 votes, just over 10%, in a council by-election in Church ward, Waterloo, on 2 March. The BNP had campaigned hard and hoped for a better result even though it was the first time it had stood in this ward. The weekend before polling day... Read more

Pig’s head impaled at mosque in racist attack

| Thursday, 2 March 2006

THE discovery of a bloody pig's head impaled on railings outside Ponders End mosque has sent shock waves through the community. The discovery of the remains outside the building, in High Street, was made by police officers on Thursday morning. The severed pig's head is particularly offensive to Muslims, because their faith regards the animals as unclean. Enfield police are investigating the... Read more