Hate Crime awareness week 2015 October 13th, 2015 Connor_Henderson Latest News Shares Comments Stop Hate UK are working in partnership with the charity 17-24-30 to mark national Hate Crime awareness week. Hate Crime is defined as a crime that the victim or any other person perceives to be motivated by hostility or prejudice towards any aspect of a person’s identity. The five strands of Hate Crime are: Disability Gender identity Race, ethnicity or nationality Religion, faith or beliefs Sexual orientation Running from Saturday 10th October to Saturday 17th October, Hate Crime awareness week aims to tackle hate crime issues by raising awareness of what it is and how to respond to it, encourage reporting and promote local support services and resources. If you’ve been a victim of Hate Crime, you can report it in several ways: Call Merseyside Police on 101 Report to independent charity Stop Hate UK via their 24/7 helpline on 0800 138 1625 In an emergency dial 999 For more information about Stop Hate UK click here to visit their website. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!