Anit-abuse Muslim helpline launched in Lancashire

Police have cordoned off a large section of the Pinewoods in Harrogate.
Police have cordoned off a large section of the Pinewoods in Harrogate.

A new helpline has been set up for Muslims who have been victims of abuse.

The new telephone service for victims of anti-Muslim abuse is run by Lancashire Council of Mosques (LCM) and aims to raise awareness of the problem.

It will operate from Monday to Friday between 9.30am and 12.20pm and 2pm - 5pm.

The telephone number is 01254 589699.

Anybody who has been a victim can speak in confidence to trained staff.