Failed National Front Liverpool mayoral candidate Peter Tierney will not be prosecuted over an alleged public order offence, the BBC have reported

FAILED National Front Liverpool mayoral candidate Peter Tierney will not be prosecuted over an alleged public order offence, the BBC have reported. The 55-year-old, of High Street, Hale village, was one of four people arrested outside a sex grooming trial on May 1. They were accused of refusing to remain within a legally-designated protest zone … Continue reading

Peter Tierney nicked AGAIN after Infidels demonstration at Liverpool Crown Court


Today’s Liverpool Echo leads with the news that National Front mayoral candidate Peter Tierney has been arrested and charged with a public order offence. This follows a demonstration by around thirty National Front / North West Infidels members outside Liverpool Crown Court. The demonstration was related to the trial of those accused of being part of a … Continue reading

A brief anti-fascist interlude on November 30


On November 30, three million workers across the public sector took strike action. It was the biggest day of action in a generation, and in Liverpool it was marked by workers marching through the city to rally at St George’s Hall. However, upset at being reduced to irrelevance by events, the far-right decided to put … Continue reading

Local elections confirm the BNP’s downward spiral


The British National Party failed to win a single seat on either Liverpool or Knowsley Councils, in both cases securing less that 1% of the vote. This tops a spectacularly bad year for the party, following from the implosion, splits and recriminations wrought by failure at last year’s general elections. In the wards where the … Continue reading

The British Constitution Group in Birkenhead

Otty at protest

According to an anti-fascist comrade over the water, the gathering was “a strange collection.” On Monday afternoon, several hundred people assembled outside a court in Birkenhead and attempted to arrest a judge. The protest occurred under the banner of the “British Constitution Group.” But who are they? My comrade told me that “most of the … Continue reading

Liverpool BNP harrass Asian shop-keepers in Huyon


On Saturday, the Liverpool branch of the British National Party were out in Huyton. However, they were not doing a stall, a paper sale, or election leafletting. Instead, they spent hours outside an Asian business in a barely disguised case of racial harrasment and intimidation. See the video here. According to their blog, the group’s … Continue reading

The Extremist Defence League

Tommy Robinson (Stephen Yaxley-Lennon) with Alan Spence-(Inset) Spence with BNP leader Nick Griffin The English Defence League likes to parrot its worn out mantra, “We are not the BNP and we are not nazis”, over and over again. Simon Cressy takes a closer look and finds a different story.Is the EDL racist? People have asked … Continue reading

BNP factionalism in Liverpool: the paranoia and lies set in

As the BNP leadership contest between Eddy Butler and Nick Griffin hots up, factionalism amongst the fascists continues to be rife. Nowhere more so than in Liverpool. Two weeks ago, we reported on the local branch’s purge of Butler’s supporters from its ranks, and the violent debacle that ensued. Since then, the Griffinite loyalists have … Continue reading

Disorder and violence as Liverpool BNP purges dissidents

It’s been a long week for the BNP in Liverpool. On Monday, after Peter Tierney was sentenced to 100 hours community service and twenty Liverpool and Salford BNP activists made a show of themselves in support of him, it seems that they went out on the lash. Or at least Gary Lucas did – reports … Continue reading

The circus ends as Peter Tierney is sentenced to community service

Today, Liverpool BNP activist and donor Peter Tierney – found guilty of Actual Bodily Harm last month – was sentenced at Liverpool Crown Court. Although the BNP had organised a protest in support of Tierney, Liverpool Antifascists had been wary of calling a public counter-demonstration, given that the last two call outs had resulted in … Continue reading