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Latest News | 27/03/2019

Successful CARE Gold event at The Big Shed

Every year, practitioners who have successfully completed the St. Philips CARE (Confidently Addressing Radicalisation and Extremism) Course are invited to attend a free, one-day seminar to update their learning and delve a little bit deeper into the issues raised by extremism. This year’s seminar took place on 26th March at The Big Shed Conference Centre, Leicester. It was a great […]

Blogs | 17/01/2019

Who cares? The untold story of the ISIS ‘Child Army’

It was the first case of mass radicalisation of children in the UK, but few know what really happened behind the headlines. For the first time, here is the untold story of the ISIS ‘child army’.

Blogs | 10/01/2019

What do the latest Prevent statistics tell us about the radical right in the UK?

It strikes me as odd that the UK’s Prevent Strategy is regularly called secretive, lacking in transparency and likened to spying. This is because, for some time now, the Home Office has routinely published detailed statistical data relating to individuals referred to and supported by Prevent and Channel.

Latest News | 30/11/2018

Prevent partnership with Leicester City FC Community Trust

This year, Prevent has partnered with Leicester City FC Community Trust to deliver a project that aims to build resilience to radicalisation through sport and engagement provision in St. Matthews and Highfields. A number of exciting programmes are planned, including developing community coaches and women’s only sporting activities and workshops. In November, Prevent Coordinator Sean Arbuthnot accompanied LCFC Community Trust and […]

Blogs | 30/11/2018

Catalyst or catharsis- Inside the DFLA secret Facebook groups

In October 2018, the Democratic Football Lads Alliance (DFLA) took to the streets of London in their thousands to protest against issues such as “returning jihadists” and “rape gangs”. Keen to stress they are not racists but concerned members of the public, a grassroots movement who simply want to be heard, they claim the voice of the ordinary citizen is being marginalised and that no political party truly speaks for them.

Latest News | 07/11/2018

Strong Cities Conference in Birmingham

In October, Prevent Coordinator Sean Arbuthnot accompanied a delegation from St. Philips, Leicester City Council and local police to a Building Strong Cities Conference, hosted by Birmingham City Council. The event was designed to facilitate national and international knowledge-sharing on building strong cities with a focus on community cohesion, preventing violent crime and countering radicalisation. Included on the agenda was a […]