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Leamington Spa Race Relations

A 1971 race relations report claimed that Leamington Spa was way ahead in its dealings with issues arising from migrants settling in the town.

News 1971 4 mins

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Peter Plant takes to the streets of Leamington Spa following the publication of a report by the Runnymead Trust that praises the race relations record of the Warwickshire town. In 1971 multiculturalism may not have been the buzzword it was to become but a positive story was a step in the right direction and a bright spot in what was often a racially divided decade.