MSPs sign up to be ‘Champions for Change’

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Young people across Scotland are being encouraged to stand up and be counted in the battle against sectarianism.  The call was made by MSPs as they teamed up with Scotland’s leading anti-sectarianism charity Nil by Mouth (NBM) at an event … Continued

Time for Reflection & Rehabilitation

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Since 2003, over 6000 people have been charged with sectarian offences in Scotland ranging from violence, vandalism, verbal abuse, to posting threatening messages on the Internet. It’s easy to bandy figures around but we should never forget that behind every … Continued

Fight Against Sectarianism goes to Westminster

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Scotland’s leading anti-sectarianism charity has taken its battle to banish bigotry to Westminster. Nil by Mouth teamed up with Scottish MPs to promote its work at a special event at the House of Commons organised by Cathy Jamieson MP NBM was … Continued

Young People Urged to Stand up to Sectarianism

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Stand up to Sectarianism: That’s the message from leading charities in a new program to encourage young people to play their part in riding Scotland of bigotry. Youth Scotland and five other national voluntary youth organisations are being funded by … Continued

Rise in Convictions Sparks Rehab Call

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The number of people being found guilty of sectarian hate crimes has soared to a record high across Scotland. Figures obtained by Glasgow MSP Anne McTaggart show that 518 people were convicted of sectarian offences during 2011/12: a rise of … Continued

New Generation Stands Up To Sectarianism

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3rd December 2012 An East Kilbride Primary School is celebrating after becoming the first primary school in Scotland to win a prestigious award for its efforts to challenge sectarianism. Teachers and pupils of Our Lady of Lourdes PS have been … Continued

British Transport Police Are Anti-Sectarianism Champs

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British Transport Police (BTP) will become the first police force to be recognised by the country’s leading anti-bigotry charity for its efforts in tackling sectarianism. Officers from the national police force for the railways will be presented with Nil by … Continued

Campaigners Call For Parades Pledge

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Organisers of public processions in Scotland’s biggest city should be made to sign a ‘hate crime’ declaration to weed out troublemakers under new proposals from the country’s leading anti-sectarianism charity. The call was made as part of Nil By Mouth’s (NBM) … Continued

Kids 1, Bigotry 0

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A South Lanarkshire school is celebrating after becoming the first in Scotland to scoop an award for its efforts in tackling sectarianism. Duncanrig Secondary School in East Kilbride will today receive coveted ‘accredited’ status as part of anti-sectarianism charity Nil … Continued

Awards First for Larkhall

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  The Lanarkshire community of Larkhall has become the first in Scotland to receive a prestigious award for its efforts to tackle sectarianism. Local schools, community groups and church leaders have teamed up with Scotland’s leading anti sectarianism charity Nil … Continued

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