Council support for an LGBT Centre in Reading

Yesterday, Conservative Cllr Tim Harris received unanimous cross-party support for his motion asking that Reading Borough Council assist with a £10,000 grant to enable the establishment of a local Lesbian Gay Bi-sexual and Transgender (LGBT) support centre. 

Tory MP opens Blackpool Pride

This weekend saw yet another successful Blackpool Pride take place in the Lancashire seaside town. Local Conservative Member of Parliament for Blackpool North and Cleveleys, Paul Maynard, was among the guests enjoying the event this weekend. He spoke on the stage, wishing the crowds an enjoyable day, stressing the importance of these events and urging revellers to ‘play safe’. He also spent most of the day around the festival and on the LGBTory stall at the Pride event.

“Record number” of gay election candidates

Last week, elections took place all over the country to elect local councils, assemblies and the Scottish Parliament. The results were varied and, of course, there were some winners and some losers.

Gay group ‘shocked’ at election tactics

A political LGBT campaign group has reacted with shock to so-called ‘gay leaflets’ that have allegedly gone out to households for the Parliamentary by-election in Leicester South this week. 

Alan Turing papers saved for the nation

A last minute donation from the National Heritage Memorial Fund has saved the papers of Alan Turing, Wartime code-breaker, for the nation.