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7 arrested in child exploitation investigation

November 2014

Seven people have been arrested as part of an investigation into child sexual exploitation (CSE). Today, Wednesday 26 November 2014, officers executed raids in the Rochdale and Oldham areas. Six men and a boy, aged between 16 and 47 and of mixed ethnicity, were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit sexual acts with a […]

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Project Phoenix launched

November 2014

Greater Manchester is taking a stand against child sexual exploitation with a groundbreaking new campaign to raise awareness about this most serious form of abuse. A brand-new website has been launched as part of the campaign – www.itsnotokay.co.uk – with information for children, young people, parents, carers and professionals on how to spot the signs of […]

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Taxi driver training helps keep borough…

July 2014

Taxi drivers received training and advice on helping to keep borough residents safe as part of an initiative organised by the Rochdale Safer Communities Partnership. Drivers and other taxi rank staff attended workshops at Rochdale Town Hall, where Chief Inspector Nadeem Mir, Martin Murphy of The Sunrise Team and Andrew Glover of Rochdale Borough Council’s […]

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Rochdale AFC pledges support for SUNRISE…

July 2014

Local League 2 football team Rochdale AFC will tonight pledge to support and champion the work being carried out by The Sunrise Team to tackle Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) in Rochdale. A group of players have recorded a video telling fans and the public to be on the look-out for signs of CSE and how […]