David Lean, a former Preston North End reserve team player, was abused by Bennell in 1980, but after 30 years of silence came forward in 2013 with evidence that led to him being sentenced to two years' imprisonment in 2015. David joined Carl on BBC Radio Lancashire to talk about his campaign #purplechristmas and #purplesummer… Continue reading Former Child Sex Abuse Victim Speaks To Carl
Family, friends, former colleagues and Bolton Wanderers fans turned out in their numbers to pay their respects to the club's former owner Eddie Davies CBE on Thursday afternoon. Carl Hartley was there ...
David Lean was abused by former football coach Barry Bennell when he was 12 and was one of the first to go to Police have keeping his secret for three decades. One of the victims of the paedophile football coach Barry Bennell wants parents to open their eyes to the signs of grooming David Lean… Continue reading Victim Of Peadophile Football Coach Barry Bennell Believes Abuse Is Still Happening In Youth Football
It's Movember! The month of the year when Men's Health is catapulted in to the spotlight. It's set up to raise awareness of prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention. In the past Carl has joined in by growing a "mo for a bro". But this year he's decided to do something a… Continue reading Movember 2018
A Bury Grandmother – who set up a group to help parents afford school uniforms – says the Government needs to do more to help. MP’s have been debating how they can reduce the cost for families – with one idea being removing VAT on school uniforms. Angella Orrell has been telling Carl about her… Continue reading Grandmother wants more help for struggling parents