Safer Cornwall Supports Cornwall Pride 2024

13 May 2024

Safer Cornwall is supporting Cornwall Pride during its events this year to promote the celebration of diversity and inclusion across the County.

Last weekend saw Camborne Pride, which was attended by Camborne’s new dedicated ASB Caseworker, Kay Smith and Senior Caseworker Dorian Thomas.

Saturday 27th April also marked Cornwall’s 50th Pride Day, with thousands of people flocking to Falmouth to mark the occasion with a parade through the town accompanied by the world’s largest Pride flag.

Steve Lennon, Anti-social Behaviour Caseworker and Olly Bayliss, Community Safety Officer attended the Falmouth event to support and provide advice on a range of topics from Anti-social behaviour to Hate Crime.

In a Have Your Say Survey we conducted in 2023, 16% of respondents said they had witnessed or experienced discrimination, harassment or abuse in their local area, with social media being a common platform for experiencing abuse.

The OSCP (Our Safeguarding Children Partnership for Cornwall) also did some work last year with young people about safety, and when asked “What helps me feel safe to be me?” were told sentiments such as “it makes me feel safe to be me, seeing the strength and positive profile of Cornwall Pride, and seeing there is a queer future.”

Pride Events Safer Cornwall will be attending this year include;

15th June            Bodmin Pride

20th July              Newquay Pride

31st August        Truro Pride

That’s not all the events which are happening though, so for a full list and a directory of LGBTQ+ services in Cornwall  visit

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