Residents of New Longton have turned out in force to support a couple who run the local post office, after they suffered homophobic abuse.
The couple, Nathan Jones and Daniel Cooper, received hate mail after displaying a Pride flag outside their Station Road store.
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Despite the rain, a huge crowd gathered in Pride paraphernalia yesterday (Tuesday June 28), to show the community that ‘love is love’.
A message from Nathan and Dan on the New Longton and Whitestake Community Facebook page said they found the support “overwhelming”.
Participant Russell Hesketh said: ‘A wonderful show of solidarity and support for the guys at the New Longton Post Office. It was such a good happy positive atmosphere. The perfect antidote to homophobic hate crimes. Love trumps hate.”
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