Hate crime event in Rotherham aimed at improving community cohesion

Police officers attended an event in Rotherham aimed at improving community cohesion
Police officers attended an event in Rotherham aimed at improving community cohesion
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Police officers attended an event aimed at promoting community cohesion in Rotherham.

The ‘Love Comes First’ event saw partners raise awareness about hate crime and reporting it.

Acting Police Sergeant Adam Wood, from the Town Centre Safer Neighbourhood Team, said the team was proud to attend the Voluntary Action Rotherham initiative.

“The event was well attended with a diverse mix of communities represented,” he added.

“There was live music, poetry and artwork to promote greater cohesion, along with local figures dignitaries.”

“The Rotherham Town Centre SNT supported the event, in company with voluntary agencies to improve confidence and working relationships within harder to reach communities”

Police volunteers Lucy Haywood and Roger Scaife, PC Richard Huber, Police Community Support Sergeant Jemma Guinn also attended the event.