Ann Coffey

Monthly Archives: July 2013

Sunshine in Brinnington

The Brinnington Fun Day on Saturday was a great success. It took place in Brinnington Park and everyone enjoyed the fantastic weather.

I met up with our local councillors, Cllr Chris Murphy and Cllr Maureen Rowles.

Fail Children in care at your peril

June 29th 2013

This is an article written by Ann for the Independent, published June 2013 in response to the Oxford child sex abuse case in which men groomed and abused vulnerable girls “under the noses” of the authorities.


In the sickening Oxford sex abuse case we heard that men groomed and abused vulnerable girls “under the noses” of the authorities who showed an “almost wilful blindness”.

The six victims had all been in care and were aged between 11 and 15 when the abuse took place. Victims repeatedly went missing, during which time they came into contact with their abusers. Continue Reading Article

Summer Exhibition Success for Arc


There is some fantastic art on display at the Summer Exhibition organised by Stockport Arts for Recovery in the Communities (Arc).

I officially opened the exhibition and was impressed by the variety and quality of the artwork produced, including crocheted sea creatures, jewellery and edible art. Continue Reading Article