Calls to a helpline for reporting hate crime in Nottinghamshire have soared. In the six months up to September last year 204 calls were made to the 'Stop Hate UK' service, compared to 183 in the whole of the previous 12 months.
Campaigners say they hope the rise means more victims of bullying are prepared to come forward. Phil Brewster reports.
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