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Government forces local authority to hand over £1 million site to 'Sikh ethos free school'

Government forces local authority to hand over £1 million site to 'Sikh ethos free school'

Posted: Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:07

Leeds City Council has been ordered to hand over a former primary school site worth almost £1 million to an enable an undersubscribed Sikh free school to relocate.

‘Reasonable accommodation’ debate rages in Canada over football turban ban

‘Reasonable accommodation’ debate rages in Canada over football turban ban

Posted: Thu, 13 Jun 2013 11:30

A provincial Canadian football federation has been suspended by the Canadian Soccer Association (CSA) over its refusal to allow Sikh children wearing turbans to play in official matches.

Plans to open Sikh faith school in Buckinghamshire village derailed

Plans to open Sikh faith school in Buckinghamshire village derailed

Posted: Wed, 15 May 2013 14:52

Controversial plans to open a Sikh free school in the Buckinghamshire village of Stoke Poges have been recommended for refusal by South Bucks District Council planning officers.

Villagers angered by plans to open new Sikh faith school

Villagers angered by plans to open new Sikh faith school

Posted: Wed, 13 Feb 2013 16:14

Local residents have reacted angrily to plans to open a new Sikh faith academy school in a Buckinghamshire village.

Sikh fanatics import sectarian militancy into Wiltshire

Sikh fanatics import sectarian militancy into Wiltshire

Posted: Thu, 05 Jul 2012 14:32

Forty Sikh militants in Kembrey Park in Wiltshire locked themselves inside a local temple last Saturday to stop a Sikh woman marrying a Christian man of West African background.