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Wednesday, October 9th 2019

New anti-bigotry campaign launched

Two charities have teamed up to stress that bigotry is not hereditary....

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Tuesday, September 17th 2019

Young people brave waves against sectarianism

12 young people from several youth groups across Scotland who are part of the Youth Scotland's anti...

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Thursday, August 22nd 2019

Gathering in Glasgow in Conflict and Faith

We invite you to join Place for Hope and partners at the  Gathering in Glasgow in Conflict and F...

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Tuesday, August 6th 2019

Summer Football Camp

Once again during the “Summer” month of July Sense over Sectarianism worked in partnership with ...

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Monday, July 29th 2019

'Everyone Anyone'

'Everyone Anyone' campaign which aims to unite people from all backgrounds, cultures and communities...

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Tuesday, July 9th 2019

Stand Up’s Summer against Sectarianism!

Stand Up’s Summer against Sectarianism! Youth Work Games! Stand Up peer educator at the Youth Wor...

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Tuesday, June 11th 2019

Amy Smith Wins Hugh Gallagher Award

There was emotion in the air at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall as the winner of Nil by Mouth’s fir...

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Thursday, June 6th 2019

SOS “Kilmarnock Event”

 SOS “Kilmarnock Event”   On the 6th June Sense over Sec...

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Wednesday, June 5th 2019

College and University Tour

Its’ been a busy couple of weeks for us at Nil by Mouth as we undertook a tour of colleges and uni...

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Monday, June 3rd 2019

Stand Up's Summer against Sectarianism

Stand Up’s Summer against Sectarianism! Stand Up is working with young people to make a ‘splash...

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Monday, March 4th 2019

Blind Hate or First Date? Sectarianism is a Turn Off

Sectarianism is a Turn Off’ - that’s the message of a new online campaign aimed at encouraging y...

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Tuesday, February 26th 2019

Are we living in the dark ages?

Sectarianism has been referred to as “Scottish football's dirty secret'. In the last week that sec...

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Wednesday, February 13th 2019

Action Sense over Sectarianism Awards....and the winners are!

The competition was strong and everyone submitted fantastic projects but the votes have been counted...

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Monday, January 28th 2019

SACRO at Braidhurst Highschool

‘We were invited to Braidhurst High School on the 10th of January to deliver our pilot Hate Crime ...

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Monday, January 28th 2019

Sense over Sectarianism “Holocaust Memorial Event”

Every January Sense over Sectarianism organise and deliver the Glasgow Schools Holocaust memorial ev...

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Monday, January 7th 2019

January 2019 Months of Action

        Sacro Month of Action January 2019                        ...

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Wednesday, December 19th 2018

Current debate around the future plans for Orange Order Parades in Glasgow.

David Leask the Chief reporter for The Herald published article on 17th December examining the debat...

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Tuesday, December 11th 2018

Promoting messages of tolerance and acceptance of all

Colours of our Scarves is a Scottish Government funded project run by Supporters Direct Scotland tac...

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Tuesday, November 27th 2018

New Resource to Fight Religious Prejudice

The Ground We Share launches in Edinburgh...

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Tuesday, November 27th 2018

November 2018 – Lanark Grammar School

The Sense over Sectarianism team have been delivering in partnership with Lanark Grammar in South La...

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Wednesday, November 14th 2018

Final report of the working group on defining sectarianism in Scots Law

Published today by Scottish Government This Working Group was established for a short and defined ...

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Wednesday, November 14th 2018

Modernising Hate Crime law

Public views sought as consultation opens. The Scottish Government is calling on the public to help...

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Thursday, November 8th 2018

National Month of Action Sense over Sectarianism Awards

  The first ever Sense over Sectarianism Month of Action will be take place in February 2019 and w...

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Thursday, November 1st 2018

Bridging The Gap November Month of Action

November will see Bridging the Gap's Month of Action. ...

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Tuesday, October 16th 2018

European Football Comes to Barrhead

A Europe wide campaign to banish bigotry from football comes to Barrhead this week....

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Wednesday, September 19th 2018

Sense over Sectarianism in Holyrood Secondary School

The Sense over Sectarianism resource “Employment, Social Media & Sectarianism” has been successf...

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Thursday, September 13th 2018

September: WSREC Month of Action

In September we will be focussing on the West of Scotland Regional Equality Council (WSREC) and thei...

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Tuesday, September 11th 2018

Months of Action 2018-2019

This year we are running Months of Action for each of the funded projects doing work in tackling sec...

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Thursday, September 6th 2018

WSREC Month of Action

In September we will be focussing on the West of Scotland Regional Equality Council (WSREC) and prom...

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Thursday, September 6th 2018

Stand Up to Sectarianism

In October 2018 we are featuring Youth Scotland's project Stand Up to Sectarianism in our Month of A...

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Wednesday, August 29th 2018

New route to be imposed on Orange Order walk in Glasgow

Glasgow City Council will impose a new route for an Orange Order parade after the Orange Order refus...

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Monday, August 20th 2018

PREVENT Resources Project

As a result of the successful Sense over Sectarianism led Tackling Sectarianism resources project in...

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Thursday, August 16th 2018

Graffiti at Parkhead and Ibrox Takes Aim at Sectarianism

The image shows the Pope wearing a Rangers scarf and the Queen wearing a Celtic scarf whilst playing...

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Wednesday, August 15th 2018

New Survey on Orange Walks

A new survey by Censuswide on Orange Walks in Glasgow found that two-thirds (67%) of Glaswegians wou...

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Friday, July 27th 2018

Airdrie 1, Bigotry 0

Pupils from across Lanarkshire have teamed up with the police and anti-sectarian campaigners to help...

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Friday, July 27th 2018

Parliamentary Praise for Schools Programme

Nil by Mouth’s pioneering ‘Champions for Change’ schools programme has been publicly praised i...

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Thursday, July 26th 2018

Latest News From Bridges and Barriers

Our Bridges & Barriers 2018-2019 project has had some important developments in the last couple of m...

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Thursday, July 26th 2018

Humza Yousaf Condems Anti-Catholic Bigotry

New Justice Minister Humza Yousaf said that Anti-Catholic bigotry is equally as unacepptable as hate...

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Thursday, July 26th 2018

Rethink on Orange Walk Routes Requested

Following the incident where a priest and parishioners were subjected to abuse outside of St Alphons...

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Thursday, July 26th 2018

Hate Crime Incident Against Priest in Glasgow

Police Scotland are investigating a hate crime against Canon Tom White of St Alphonsus Church in Gla...

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Tuesday, July 10th 2018

Colours of our Scarves Recruiting a Part-Time Project Worker

The Colours of our Scarves project is a programme tackling inequality and prejudice within Scottish ...

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Monday, June 25th 2018

Lanarkshire 1, Sectarianism 0

Pupils from across Lanarkshire are teaming up with the police and anti-sectarian campaigners to help...

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Monday, June 25th 2018

Gourock Goes to Holyrood

Two Gourock high schools have been honoured at Holyrood for their work building bridges between peop...

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Monday, June 25th 2018

Mossend’s Got Talent

Pupils from two Mossend schools are celebrating after scooping a prestigious award from North Lanark...

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Wednesday, June 20th 2018

Fully Funded Interfaith Residential for Young People

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Wednesday, June 20th 2018

June 2018 – A Busy Term 4 for SOS

As ever the Tackling Sectarianism resources are delivered in two ways. Directly by SOS staff and mor...

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Tuesday, June 12th 2018

Summary of Independent Review of Hate Crime Legislation in Scotland 2018

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Tuesday, June 12th 2018

Independent Review of Hate Crime Legislation in Scotland

Lord Bracadale was appointed by Scottish Ministers in January 2017 to conduct an independent review ...

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Wednesday, June 6th 2018

Nil By Mouth Month of Action

We kicked off in June with Nil by Mouth and they focussed on promoting their activities via social m...

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Wednesday, May 23rd 2018

North Kelvin Sports Development Group's Bridges & Barriers Begins 2018/19

Our Bridges & Barriers Anti-Sectarianism after-school project has started for 2018-2019. This time ...

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Tuesday, May 22nd 2018

Sense over Sectarianism School of Excellence

St Andrews secondary school in the east end of Glasgow changed to its new academic year timetable in...

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Thursday, May 10th 2018

New Book on Racism in Scotland

No Problem Here: Understanding Racism in Scotland, published in March 2018, suggests the popular bel...

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Wednesday, May 2nd 2018

Youth Scotland's Stand Up to Sectarianism Project Release New Short Films

Youth Scotland's Stand Up To Sectarianism project have produced a series of short films about challe...

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Monday, April 30th 2018

Scottish Football Questioned Over Attitude Towards Sectarianism

Nil By Mouth have called for Ministers to ban taxpayer funding for Scottish football until football ...

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Friday, April 27th 2018

Ayrshire Against Sectarianism

Supporters Direct, in partnership with Ayrshire College, held a sports tournament in the name of tac...

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Friday, April 27th 2018

STOP (Sacro Tackling Offending Prejudices) Service

We are delighted to have received funding for the STOP service from The Scottish Government’s Tack...

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Friday, April 27th 2018

Bridges & Barriers City Wide Project Concludes

Bridges & Barriers project concluded successfully at the end of March with a Football Festival at Su...

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Friday, April 27th 2018

Sense over Sectarianism Resource Updates

The recent changes to Scottish Legislation around the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatenin...

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Friday, April 27th 2018

Launch of Action on Prejudice

Action on Prejudice is an online portal aimed at young people and those who work with young people....

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Friday, April 27th 2018

Offensive Behaviour at Football Act Gets Officially Repealed

The Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications Act received Royal Assent and was...

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Friday, April 6th 2018

Smash a Fenian Day Flier Condemned

A 'Smash a Fenian Day' flier promoting violence on the 1st May was sent to an MSP. It comes after a ...

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Friday, April 6th 2018

New Legal Definition of Sectarianism Sought

Professor Duncan Morrow, who chaired the Advisory Group on Tackling Sectarianism in Scotland, has be...

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Monday, March 26th 2018

Funding Announced for Anti-Sectarian Projects in Scotland

The Scottish Government announced at the weekend it would be extending the funding through to 2018/2...

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Tuesday, March 20th 2018

Police Scotland launch “be greater than a hater” campaign

Police Scotland are urging young people to “be greater than a hater” in response to a rise in on...

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Tuesday, March 20th 2018

Criticism of Scottish football and it’s response to sectarianism

BBC Scotland spoke with a number of current and former match delegates employed by the league to hel...

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Monday, March 19th 2018

Repeal of the Offensive Behaviour at Football Act

MSPs narrowly voted to repeal the legislation at the Scottish Parliament on Thursday 15th March. Th...

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Monday, March 19th 2018

Sense over Sectarianism Cross Curricular Education

For the past 4 years, Sense over Sectarianism have supported Whitehill Secondary in the delivery of ...

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Tuesday, March 13th 2018

New Research on Sectarianism on Social Media in Scotland

New research on Sectarianism on Social Media in Scotland shows more work needs to be done.  This r...

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Tuesday, February 27th 2018

New novel aimed at school pupils on sectarianism and racism in Scotland

Sunny, is due to be launched at the Aye Write 2018 festival at the Royal Concert Hall in Glasgow on ...

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Wednesday, February 21st 2018

Stand Up to Sectarianism

Over the past year, Stand Up to Sectarianism committed itself to promoting young people's approaches...

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Wednesday, February 21st 2018

New Anti Sectarian Strategy Needed, says Labour

The Scottish Labour party has announced that it plans devise a fresh anti-sectarianism strategy. Th...

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Wednesday, February 21st 2018

I Am Me Scotland Launch Keep Safe Scotland App

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Wednesday, February 21st 2018

Large Scale Communities Utd Projects

As part of the long standing Sense over Sectarianism Communities Utd programme many schools have wor...

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Wednesday, February 21st 2018

Bridges & Barriers Enters New Block of Sessions

Bridges & Barriers is about to enter its final block of sessions for this funding period.  Partners...

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Wednesday, February 21st 2018

Place for Hope Training Programmes

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Thursday, January 18th 2018

Repeal of the Offensive Behaviour at Football Act gets new backing

The repeal of the Offensive Behaviour at Football Act gets new backing from MSPs on Holyrood’s jus...

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Tuesday, January 16th 2018

Sense over Sectarianism Working with Glasgow University

As part of the ongoing partnership with Glasgow University, Sense over Sectarianism have been delive...

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Tuesday, January 9th 2018

North Kelvin Sports Development Group Wraps up Block 2 of Bridges and Barriers

NKSDG's Bridges & Barriers project completed Block 2. Great progress has been made taking the projec...

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Monday, January 8th 2018

Hate Crime Awareness Campaign Spring 2018

Police Scotland will be running its annual Hate Crime Awareness Campaign in Spring 2018 to increase ...

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Thursday, December 14th 2017

Lord McConnell Honoured as a ‘Champion for Change’

The work of Lord Jack McConnell to challenge bigotry and intolerance in Scotland has...

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Thursday, December 14th 2017

Scottish Council of Jewish Communities: Hand in Hand – Interfaith Creativity

The theme of Scottish Interfaith Week – "Creativity and the Arts" – gave a wonderful opportunity...

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Tuesday, December 12th 2017

WSREC Illustration Competition Now Open

The West of Scotland Regional Equality Council (WSREC) is looking for individuals or groups intere...

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Monday, December 11th 2017

Sense over Sectarianism Working With East Renfrewshire Council

As part of the collaboration with Education Scotland and YouthLink Scotland, Sense over Sectarianism...

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Friday, November 17th 2017

Sacro in Glasgow’s Central Station to Promote Hate Crime Awareness Week

Sacro held an information stall at Glasgow’s Central Station to promote Hate Crime awareness week....

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Friday, November 17th 2017

‘Football People’ Tour Concludes in Style

It’s been a hectic two weeks for all involved with Nil by Mouth as they have taken their ‘Footb...

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Thursday, November 2nd 2017

Rethinking the Offensive Behaviour at Football Act

The BBC reported today that MSPs have voted to urge the Scottish government to repeal its Offensive...

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Friday, October 27th 2017

Young People Come Across ‘Hatred’ In Scotland – New Research

The Scotsman reported this week that Scottish young people...

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Monday, October 16th 2017

Scottish LGBTI Hate Crime Report 2017

The Scottish LGBTI Hate Crime Report is Scotland’s most comprehensive study...

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Monday, October 16th 2017

Hate has no home in Scotland

Campaign to increase understanding and reporting of hate crime....

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Monday, October 16th 2017

Sense over Sectarianism - Glasgow Wide CPD Sessions

Sense over Sectarianism have offered annual teacher CPD sessions over a...

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Friday, October 13th 2017

Bridges & Barriers Begins New Project in North West Glasgow

Bridges & Barriers began it's new city wide project in North West Glasgow....

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Thursday, October 5th 2017

Football 'lacks backbone' to tackle hate

The Scotsman has today reported that Nil By Mouth have accused Scottish footbaall of lacking the cou...

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Friday, June 30th 2017

Investment in Youth Work in Promoting Equality and Cohesion Fund

The Scottish Government have announced a £20 million investment for community projects to promote e...

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Wednesday, June 28th 2017

£20 million to advance equality and tackle discrimination

Scottish Government have today announced funding which will benefit over 200 projects working to pro...

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Wednesday, June 28th 2017

Charter to tackle hate crime on Edinburgh's public transport launched

The Edinburgh Evening News has reported that a new charter to tackle hate crime on Edinburgh's publi...

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Friday, June 23rd 2017

Offensive Behaviour Act could be repealed by end of season

STV News have reported that Labour MSP James Kelly has officially launched a private members bill to...

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Thursday, June 22nd 2017

Stevenston Schools Bridge The Gap

Pupils from two North Ayrshire schools are celebrating after scooping Nil By Mouth’s latest Champi...

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Thursday, June 22nd 2017

Lanarkshire 1, Hatred 0, ‘Ten Schools Compete for Prize’

Teenagers from across Lanarkshire have teamed up with the police and anti-sectarian campaigners for ...

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Thursday, June 22nd 2017

Man jailed for fire attack on mosque

The BBC have reported that a man has admitted to a petrol bomb attack at the Central Mosque in Edinb...

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Tackling Sectarianism

Resources - Education Scotland

Here you will find a variety of resources which have been created and delivered within school and community settings to explore the issues surrounding sectarianism.

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