Category Archives: Regional Media

Secular Society gives view on Halal meat row

THE National Secular Society has written to all Lancashire County Councillors urging them to end the supply of meat from un-stunned animals to 27 schools. On Thursday, the authority’s fill meeting will take a final vote on the issue. NSS

Secular Society gives view on Halal meat row

THE National Secular Society has written to all Lancashire County Councillors urging them to end the supply of meat from un-stunned animals to 27 schools. On Thursday, the authority’s fill meeting will take a final vote on the issue. NSS

Unstunned halal meat back on school menu – for now

The county council has decided to suspend its ban on beef and lamb from animals which are not rendered unconscious before Islamic religious slaughter until its full meeting on October 18. This will give all Lancashire’s county councillors the chance

Unstunned halal meat back on school menu – for now

The county council has decided to suspend its ban on beef and lamb from animals which are not rendered unconscious before Islamic religious slaughter until its full meeting on October 18. This will give all Lancashire’s county councillors the chance

BBC Panorama White Fright: ‘Blackburn IS more divided’

…. He said: “The evidence is Blackburn has become more segregated in terms of where people live, work and go to school in the last ten years. “The Panorama programme is right and this will build up problems and tensions

BBC Panorama White Fright: ‘Blackburn IS more divided’

…. He said: “The evidence is Blackburn has become more segregated in terms of where people live, work and go to school in the last ten years. “The Panorama programme is right and this will build up problems and tensions

Clacton MP Giles Watling calls for halal meat to be banned from schools

CLACTON MP Giles Watling has called on County Hall bosses to ban halal meat from schools. Mr Watling wants Essex County Council to ban religiously-slaughtered meat due to concerns over animal welfare. The law requires animals to be stunned before

Clacton MP Giles Watling calls for halal meat to be banned from schools

CLACTON MP Giles Watling has called on County Hall bosses to ban halal meat from schools. Mr Watling wants Essex County Council to ban religiously-slaughtered meat due to concerns over animal welfare. The law requires animals to be stunned before

School abandons uniform headscarf plan

PLANS to introduce a uniform headscarf at a Burnley school have been abandoned. Last term bosses at Sir John Thursby Community College announced a uniform covering after concerns were raised that headscarves were not being worn correctly. But hundreds of

School abandons uniform headscarf plan

PLANS to introduce a uniform headscarf at a Burnley school have been abandoned. Last term bosses at Sir John Thursby Community College announced a uniform covering after concerns were raised that headscarves were not being worn correctly. But hundreds of

After London: let’s start talking about Islam

…. already we are seeing the same craven, baleful response that follows every act of Islamist terror. ‘Watch out for an Islamophobic backlash’, aloof observers say, their minds always more agitated by the thought of stupid white people saying something

After London: let’s start talking about Islam

…. already we are seeing the same craven, baleful response that follows every act of Islamist terror. ‘Watch out for an Islamophobic backlash’, aloof observers say, their minds always more agitated by the thought of stupid white people saying something

‘We must stand up to extremism’, activist and author Sara Khan tells Bradford University audience

…. She also said British Muslims were diverse and it was wrong for one person or group to say they represented them. “There is no one-size-fits all in Muslim history.” Mrs Khan, a mother of two daughters, who studied pharmacy

‘We must stand up to extremism’, activist and author Sara Khan tells Bradford University audience

…. She also said British Muslims were diverse and it was wrong for one person or group to say they represented them. “There is no one-size-fits all in Muslim history.” Mrs Khan, a mother of two daughters, who studied pharmacy