GMP join partners in fighting child exploitation in Oldham

Greater Manchester Police has today issued an update in the ongoing battle against child sexual exploitation in the Region and, in particular, in an operational district – Oldham Metropolitan Borough – that has hit the headlines on this sensitive and emotive subject over the past few years. Oldham’s Complex Safeguarding Unit fights, prevents, and reducesContinue reading “GMP join partners in fighting child exploitation in Oldham”

‘Inexpicable’ decision leads to more ‘cover up’ accusations

A series of what can only be objectively viewed as poor decisions is leading beleaguered Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council further into what is already a dark hole, with a large sign headed ‘Cover-Up’ at its entrance. In June this year, a long-delayed report into the handling of historic child sex abuse in the Borough wasContinue reading “‘Inexpicable’ decision leads to more ‘cover up’ accusations”

Council Leader makes crisis meeting U-turn as Mayor throws her ‘under a bus’

In the wake of a damning and widely reported child safeguarding report, beleagured Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council announced that an Extraordinary Meeting will take place on Monday 27th June, 2022 at the Civic Centre (read more here). This followed a press conference hosted by the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA), who first commissioned region-wide ‘AssuranceContinue reading “Council Leader makes crisis meeting U-turn as Mayor throws her ‘under a bus’”

Council say ‘conflicted’ Director will not stand down from police investigation.

Following exclusive revelations on this website last week, regarding family connections from which conflicts of interest may arise, an Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council spokeswoman has said that Strategic Director, Communities and Reform, Rebekah Sutcliffe, will not be standing down from a controversial Greater Manchester Police investigation, codenamed Operation Hexagon. After details of the alleged conflictsContinue reading “Council say ‘conflicted’ Director will not stand down from police investigation.”

Disgraced activist claims arrest ‘politically motivated’

At 6.25am on Friday, 23rd July, 2021 six Greater Manchester Police (GMP) officers attended at an address in Mossley, Tameside to arrest a 48 year old male on suspicion of racially aggravated public order and malicious communications offences. A search of the premises was undertaken by way of Section 32 of the Police and CriminalContinue reading “Disgraced activist claims arrest ‘politically motivated’”