Matthew Kelly chatting to Dave Stearn on Pure Breakfast ahead of starring in Pride and Prejudice at the Lowry, Salford Quays 11th – 15th October 2016
As our series of interviews with the main local party leaders continues ahead of May’s council elections, Stockport UKIP chairman John Kelly is in the Stockport Reports hotseat this week.
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.
Last week boyband The Wanted brought their first ever tour to Manchester.
Their recent single Gold Forever was released in aid of comic relief and has already raised hundreds of thousands of pounds, as well as reaching the number one spot on iTunes.
Louise Kelly got backstage and caught up with them at the Manchester Apollo to find out how their opening night went and what the rest of the year holds for them.