West Country Racism

Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue face accusations of historic racism

A zero tolerance statement has been shared by the service to give members a simple way to report racism at work.

Racially-motivated hate crime reports to Avon and Somerset Police up by 20%

The force said people feel more empowered to speak out after the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Black people 12 times more likely to be stopped and searched in Devon & Cornwall

Devon & Cornwall Police is looking at how it can combat discrimination after it emerged black people were 12 times more likely to be stopped and searched.