Tag Archives: London Nail Bomb Attacks

April Acts of Remembrance 2019

By Mark Joyce, A few weeks have passed since our final Act of Remembrance took place in Soho to mark the 20th anniversary of the London nail bomb attacks. The three acts of remembrance in Brixton, Brick Lane and Soho … Continue reading

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First hand account of the Soho Nail Bomb

by Jonathan Cash Friday April 30th, 1999. It was a Bank Holiday weekend and the sun was shining….it felt like this was going to be the start of a great weekend. I lived in London and I had arranged to … Continue reading

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17-24-30 WordPress blog gets a face lift

As we make the final arrangements for this year’s April Acts of Remembrance #AAR to mark the anniversaries of the London Nail Bomb attacks on Brixton, Brick Lane and Soho we have taken the opportunity to update the 17-24-30 no to hate … Continue reading

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Change.org petition launched by 17-24-30 to raise awareness of the 15th Anniversary of the London Nail Bomb attacks and appeal to Faith Leaders, Politicians and Election Candidates to pledge their support

We believe that it is important to actively remember the victims of hate crime, to show our support to those who have had their lives changed forever by acts of hate. We state clearly that hate crime is not acceptable … Continue reading

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April Acts of Remembrance – Appeal for Volunteers

This April marks the 15th anniversary of the London Nail Bomb attacks when David Copeland set out to stir up fear and hatred by planting a series of nail bombs across London targeting the Black, Asian and Gay communities of … Continue reading

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Letters of support from the Prime Minister, the Deputy Prime Minister and Leader of the Opposition

The Prime Minister, David Cameron, wrote: “I strongly back this year’s Hate Crime Awareness Week which once again raises this important issue around the country.   Crimes motivated by hatred have no place in modern-day Britain and I know that … Continue reading

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Original Soho Plaque missing

The original memorial plaque dedicated to Andrea Dykes, John Light and Nick Moore who died in the Admiral Duncan Bombing (30th April 1999) has gone missing. Mark Healey from 17-24-30 noticed that it had gone during recent checks. “If anyone … Continue reading

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Letters of Support – St Pauls, Hate Crime Awareness Week, Solidarity Vigils against Hate Crime

We have received letters of support from the following: Prime Minister David Cameron Conservative Party Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg Liberal Democrats Leader of the Opposition Ed Miliband Labour Party Mayor of London Boris Johnson Conservative Party London Assembly Jenny … Continue reading

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OUT and about with the Olympic Torch

Since running with the Olympic Torch on Monday 23rd July Mark Healey has been busy out and about with the torch, sharing it with supporters of 17-24-30 and raising much-needed funds for the 17-24-30 No To Hate Crime Campaign. More … Continue reading

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17-24-30 attend RMT LGBT Conference in Southampton

The Transport union, RMT – National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers which currently represents over 80,000 members across almost every sector of the transport industry held their annual LGBT Conference in Southampton yesterday (Fri 18th May 2012) and Mark … Continue reading

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