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
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
At the time of its construction it was the largest viaduct in the world and represented a major feat of Victorian engineering. It was a key pioneering feature of the railway age carrying trains, people and prosperity between Manchester and Birmingham.