A mother and stepfather who forced their 11-year-old son to live in a filthy converted coal bunker in their Blackpool home have been sentenced to two years in jail.
The parents, in their 40s, cannot be named for legal reasons. Both admitted a single charge of cruelty by wilful neglect at an earlier hearing.
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Chilly start, some frost in places, especially out in the countryside. Fine and bright today, best temperatures in the Isle of Man
Cold tonight with a ground frost in rural spots. Some mist forming. Chilly start on Monday, sunny spells and cloud
Not too much rain in the forecast. Temperatures around average by day