Gillian Postill telling Dave Stearn on Stockport Focus about their objections to the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework consultation.
A hate crime is an act of violence or hostility directed at someone for their disability, race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation or alternative subculture.
PC Kelly Appleton from Greater Manchester Police Stockport Partnership Team has been speaking to Under the Rainbow.
She said they’re encouraging the public to report hate crimes, and that it’s taken very seriously by the courts.
From 26th January it’s Hate Crime Awareness Week.
Ben Muster from Under the Rainbow has been speaking to Greater Manchester Police PC Kelly Appleton.
We’ll hear more next week.
This weekend, Manchester’s Gay Village has a festival to celebrate everything hairy, with the Great British Bear Bash.
It’s a social gathering that includes club nights, ice skating, cabaret and a pool party.
Under the Rainbow spoke to one of the organisers, John.
The Lesbian and Gay Foundation is a charity that runs a number of services for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans community. They include sexual health testing, and wellbeing counselling.
Tonight Under the Rainbow is finding out how you can help raise money for them by taking part in one of their Charity Challenges. Next month they’re looking for runners to join the Great Manchester Run and the London 10K.
Under the Rainbow spoke to their Volunteer Manager, Charlotte Cook and Community Engagement Officer James Derham.