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We're not racists: BNP hit back over petition and council debate

| Friday, 29 September 2006

THE BNP have again said: We are not racist.That was the message from the party after a debate this week on racism.The leader of the BNP group on Kirklees Council, Clr David Exley, contacted the Examiner after this week's council meeting.Councillors were addressed by a group of young people who more...

Far right aims at Carshalton

Richard Lyons | Thursday, 28 September 2006

Residents in Carshalton have expressed outrage after the British National Party (BNP) began targeting their area in an attempt to capitalise on suspected anti-Islamic feeling.BNP leaflets describing Muslims as fanatics' and claiming Britain is becoming an Islamic dictatorship were distributed to homes in Woodstock Road and Rotherfield Road this month.The more...

Would you buy an insurance policy via this mob?

Sonia Gable | Wednesday, 27 September 2006

The British National Party is in such a dire financial state that it will try anything to persuade its members to part with more of their cash. But does Steve Blake, the BNP website editor, really believe his party's supporters are so credulous as to buy insurance from its in-house more...

BNP man guilty of racism against unknown victim

Simon de Bruxelles | Thursday, 21 September 2006

A MEMBER of the British National Party was convicted yesterday of racially abusing an Asian woman, although the victim has never been traced and the exact words that he used could not be heard by the only witness.Robert McGlynn, 40, was seen shouting abuse at the unknown woman through the more...

BNP claims credibility

Sonia Gable | Wednesday, 13 September 2006

The BNP's monthly newspaper, The Voice of Freedom, crowed about the party's growing credibility in Stoke-on-Trent. The article followed the award of the position of chair of the Health Commission to Mark Leat, one of the party's councillors."Over the previous two years the undemocratic Labour controlled council in Stoke had more...

Clean-up, clean-up everywhere

Sonia Gable | Wednesday, 13 September 2006

When the BNP comes across a good idea, it likes to repeat it. Across the country reports have been coming in of BNP councillors and prospective candidates for the 2007 council elections involved in "clean-up" operations in their target wards.Teams of BNP activists have been clearing litter in strategic locations, more...

Racists target boys who staged meeting

Nick Griffiths | Friday, 8 September 2006

TWO teenagers who took on the far-right British National Party in its bid to gain a foothold in west Cumbria have been targeted on a sinister racist website.Duncan Money's photograph, home address, telephone number and email address have been published on an extremist site billing itself as a "bulletin for more...

Blackburn by-election

| Friday, 8 September 2006

The British National Party and England First Party will vie for the far-right vote in a council by-election on 28 September. Both parties are fielding candidates in Blackburn with Darwen's East Rural ward against candidates from the three main parties and an independent. The EFP already has two councillors in more...

MP blasts BNP 'hate campaign'

David Siddall | Thursday, 7 September 2006

A BLIZZARD of racist leaflets opposing moves towards a Muslim community centre for Whitehaven has led MP Jamie Reed to "urge ordinary people in Copeland to reject the BNP hate campaign targeted at the borough".The MP said he was 'incensed' by the BNP coming into the town. Twenty BNP supporters more...

BNP denies links to coach company

| Thursday, 7 September 2006

THE BNP has distanced itself from a coach company owned by one of its councillors. The Recorder exclusively revealed last week that Casters Coaches - which left groups of customers stranded and out of pocket - is owned by BNP Cllr Sandra Doncaster and her husband Thomas.Leader of the party more...

Townsfolk form anti-BNP group

| Friday, 1 September 2006

A COMMITTEE will be set up to stop the BNP gaining a foothold in Maryport.A public meeting last night, called by two town teenagers, agreed to form the group, with the sole purpose of keeping the right-wing party out of office in Allerdale.Duncan Money, 18 and Jonathan Wood, 17, organised more...