The father of murder victim Clare Wood, says he's "elated" that women nationwide will be able to check their partner's criminal history.
"Clare's Law" is being rolled out nationwide. Since his daughter's death, Michael Brown has campaigned for greater protection for those at risk of domestic abuse.
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Accrington have appointed John Coleman as the club's new manager for a second time.