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£10k of equipment stolen from Blackpool primary school

Roseacre Primary School Credit: Roseacre Primary School website

Police are appealing for information after more than £10,000 worth of computer equipment was stolen from a primary school in Blackpool.

The burglary took place between Friday 24 October and Sunday 26 October at Roseacre Primary Academy on Stonycroft Avenue.

Thieves stole 22 iPads and an Apple MacBook.

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Coffey: Abuse response 'shouldn't be a postcode lottery'

Stockport MP Ann Coffey, who led a report into child sexual exploitation, has said the authorities' response to abuse "shouldn't be a postcode lottery".

ITV News Granada Political Reporter Daniel Hewitt reports:

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Blackpool appoint Lee Clark as their manager

Lee Clark has been appointed as Blackpool's new manager. Credit: Youtube

Blackpool have announced that Lee Clark has been officially appointed as their new manager.

The former Newcastle United, Fulham and Sunderland midfielder, has agreed a one-year rolling deal at Bloomfield Road.

Lee Clark was sacked 10 days ago by his former club Birmingham City.

Critics blast report for ignoring ethnicity of offenders

The Coffey Report says many young victims are still "being preyed upon" across Greater Manchester.

But despite it being commissioned in the wake of the Rochdale Sex Abuse Scandal - critics say there is not one mention of on-street grooming by gangs of Asian men.

Former Detective Constable Margaret Oliver told ITV News that Ann Coffey is aware of the ethnicity of the offenders and the profile of victims.

She says the MP has employed 'wilful blindness' by intentionally watering down the report to look at child abuse in general, rather than looking at child sexual exploitation.

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