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Councillors vote to move statue of British war hero

The Grade 11 listed bronze statue in Exeter, Devon

Councillors have voted to move the statue of a British war hero after officials said it ‘impacts anybody who does not define themselves in binary gender terms’.  A council review into the continued appropriateness of the Grade 11 listed bronze statue, which depicts General Sir Redvers Buller, in Exeter, Devon, recommended it was relocated due…

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Black Lives Matter: Monument of Waterloo hero and slave trader Thomas Picton will STAND

A monument in Carmarthen dedicated to Lieutenant-General Sir Thomas Picton will not be removed or renamed as part of a Welsh government probe into 'offensive' statues

A monument in Carmarthen dedicated to a hero of the Battle of Waterloo also known as the ‘Tyrant of Trinidad’ will not be removed or renamed as part of a Welsh government probe into ‘offensive’ statues. The memorial to Lieutenant-General Sir Thomas Picton has stood in Picton Terrace in the south-western town since 1888. A campaign…

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