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Generation You on the Rochdale Scandal

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Generation You on the Rochdale Scandal

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The Rochdale Scandal between 2008 and 2012 shown institutional failure as twelve men were convicted of running a child exploitation ring in the Greater Manchester town.


The incident involved teenage girls who were the victims of sex trafficking and other offences including rape; up to 47 girls were identified as victims during the police investigation.

The scandal also shone a light on the institutional failure of Greater Manchester Police, who failed to investigate the child sexual exploitation allegations despite a sexual health worker having ‘blown the whistle’ on what was happening.


Following the BBC’s drama following the scandal, ‘Three Girls’, Chloe Combi and James Gilmore discussed the incident on Generation You and the different dangers of being male and female in an urban area.

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Music

We Are Stars by Callum Beattie (Acoustic Session)

Callum Beattie performs an Acoustic Session of his new single 'We Are Stars' exclusively for W!ZARD Radio Station

Click here to listen to Callum Beattie’s exclusive interview for W!ZARD Radio Station.

Having recently performed sold-out headline shows across the UK, and played support slots for the likes of James TW and James Arthur, Callum Beattie’s new EP ‘We Are Stars’ is out now and it’s making moves.

Before our interview> backstage at Globe’s Showcase By The Sea at The Great Escape festival in Brighton, Beattie played the lead single of the same name, exclusively for W!ZARD Radio Station.

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Callum Beattie performs We Are Stars

Callum Beattie performs an Acoustic Session of his new single 'We Are Stars' exclusively for W!ZARD Radio Station. (3 minutes)

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Music

Interview with Callum Beattie

James Gilmore interviews the Scottish singer-songwriter about his new music and supporting James Arthur in Leeds

Callum Beattie carries himself with a confidence necessary of an artist who is about to embark on the battle of his life: pop music.

Many have attempted, and many have failed. Beattie though is confident that his music has what it takes to cut through (and, to be fair, we think he has a good shot)

The Scottish singer-songwriter released his debut single and EP of the same name ‘We Are Stars’ this Spring having performed a string of live dates across the UK (including supporting James TW in London and James Arthur in Leeds).


James Gilmore interviewed Callum Beattie backstage at Globe’s Showcase By The Sea at The Great Escape festival in Brighton, UK.

Broadcasted exclusively worldwide on W!ZARD Radio Station.

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