Schuh Award £5000 to The Sophie Lancaster Foundation
Written by Kate   
Tuesday, 01 May 2012 08:55

We are delighted to announce that Schuh, the most diverse of shoe companies, has generously awarded us £5000 from their charitable trust.

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Gena, Edinburgh Attack Victim Talks To SOPHIE
Written by Kate   
Tuesday, 17 April 2012 14:11

Last month we told you about Gena who was attacked in Edinburgh after being abused for how she was dressed. It was a dreadful attack that could have been much worse if her friend had not intervened.

http://www.scotsman.com/edinburgh-evening-news/edinburgh/teenage-yobs-batter-mum-for-being-goth-1-2198340

Gena was later told of the support she had from the Foundation and its supporters and contacted us to say thank you to you all.

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UK Government Hate Crime Action Plan
Written by Kate   
Friday, 16 March 2012 16:42

The Challenge it, Report it, Stop it: The Government's Plan to Tackle Hate Crime has just been launched and contains very important references to Sophie Lancaster as an example of how the monitored strands are not the complete picture of Hate Crime in the UK.

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The Circus of Horrors support for SOPHIE
Written by Kate   
Thursday, 16 February 2012 12:37

The weird and wonderful Circus of Horrors came to Burnley last night and showed their support for the work of the Foundation.

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New 2012 Training Dates for SOPHIE game training
Written by Kate   
Wednesday, 01 February 2012 15:37

We are pleased to annouce our next two dates for the training sessions for teachers, youth workers or other educational professionals.

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Autumn At The Foundation
Written by Kate   
Wednesday, 30 November 2011 15:30

it has been an incredibly busy October and November for us at Foundation

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The Sophie Lancaster Creative Writing Competition Shortlist Named
Written by Kate   
Thursday, 22 September 2011 21:03
We were overwhelmed with the response to the competition and had over 1000 entries ! Here is a message from Julie and Kersh with the long awaited shortlist.
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The First SOPHIE Educational Resource Training Day is Huge Success
Written by Kate   
Sunday, 18 September 2011 15:28

We are delighted that the first training day has been such a success

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would you like to be involved in a BBC Debate on Hate Crime?
Written by Kate   
Wednesday, 17 August 2011 13:40

BBC Radio 4 are recording a "Question Time" style debate on Hate Crime to be aired on Sophie's 4th anniversary, and we would like you to be a part of this programme

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