Matthew Collins - 12 02 13
Darren Lumb: Plastic Hardman

Darren Lumb: Plastic Hardman

Darren Lumb will be a name well known to many Hope not Hate supporters.

Lumb, a violent racist thug from Hemsworth, West Yorkshire has packed an awful lot of hatred into his short Nazi career.

Starting in the BNP, Lumb quickly rose through the ranks, due to his sycophantic level of support for the BNP leader Nick Griffin. Within a short period of time Lumb climbed the greasy pole to become Wakefield BNP organiser swiftly followed by a promotion to West Yorkshire regional organiser.

The BNP turned a blind eye when Lumb was found guilty in 2011 of using racially aggravated threatening or insulting words and behaviour after he called a petrol station worker “a black bastard”. In court it was also revealed that he also had previous convictions for assault and disorder.

The rise of Darren Lumb came to an abrupt halt however, when Lumb posted the following on Prime Minister David Cameron’s Facebook page;

” Oh c***, I’m going to rip your f***ing head off when I see you. The one thing I don’t like is traitors and Jews. Get ready w***er Im going to rip your arms and legs off. ”

Fearful of prosecution and bad publicity, the BNP sacked Lumb and for the next 12 months the Yorkshire Nazi flitted between the thugs of the EDL,NWI and CXF before finally joining The National Front.

It was here that Lumb picked up a passenger on his poisonous journey, his favourite nephew Ashley Bowler from nearby South Elmsall.

Bowler, a promising student at Doncaster College soon fell under Lumb’s spell, accompanying Darren Lumb to the many far right demo’s and meetings that he attended around the country.

In time, Bowler himself became a fully fledged neo Nazi, much to the annoyance and despair of his parents who questioned the influence Darren Lumb was having on their son.

Sure enough, Bowler became a carbon copy of his uncle, and was eventually arrested and charged with GBH following a violent incident in 2012.

Bowler, aged just 18 appeared at Leeds Crown Court on February 5th and pleaded guilty to GBH and has been told he will possibly face going to prison. He will be sentenced on March 1st.

Lumb’s indoctrination is complete and the victim is Ashley Bowler .

Darren Lumb with Ashley Bowler

Darren Lumb with Ashley Bowler


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