Category Archives: Prisons

Catholic Care and Home Office v Kevin Raymond Young 14 Nov 2006 Supreme Court (St Camillus and Medomsley)

Kevin Young suffered horrendous sexual abuse as a child and must have suffered again having to go through these court ordeals. Kevin, went to Consett Police Station, when he came out of Medomsley, told them of his sexual abuse, and … Continue reading

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2010 (Myatt 4 of 5) Diana Smith v Youth Justice Board for England and Wales and Another. 16 Feb 2010 Court of Appeal

These 5 appeals relate to the death of Gareth Myatt, aged 15, in Rainsford Secure Training Centre in 2004. He was under 5 feet tall, weighed 6 and a half stone. He died in an approved restraint technique known as … Continue reading

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2007 (Myatt 2 of 5) R(W) v HM Deputy Coroner for Northamptonshire. High Court

These 5 appeals relate to the death of Gareth Myatt, aged 15, in Rainsford Secure Training Centre in 2004. He was under 5 feet tall, weighed 6 and a half stone. He died in an approved restraint technique known as … Continue reading

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2007 (Myatt 1 of 5) R (W) v HM Assistant Deputy Coroner N’Hants and Others. Divisional Court

These 5 appeals relate to the death of Gareth Myatt, aged 15, in Rainsford Secure Training Centre in 2004. He was under 5 feet tall, weighed 6 and a half stone. He died in an approved restraint technique known as … Continue reading

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Adam Rickwood’s Story by Carolyne Willow

Recently I blogged the court appeals about the death of Adam Rickwood,  [3] [4] [5] who killed himself in 2004, aged 14 not long after the use of unlawful restraint and distraction techniques by SERCO. Adams death was shocking, even … Continue reading

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How a Local Authority Failed Children in its Care – Sexual Activity in Community Homes

This was sent to the blog by Wally Harbert. This is also available on his website How a local authority failed children in its care [6] Thank you once again to Wally for his contribution from a valuable perspective of  … Continue reading

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Adam Rickwood 2. R v HM Coroner and others 3 Feb 2010 High Court

This application challenged the decision of the decision of the Coroner not to recuse himself from the Judicial Review of the orginal Inquest. It was decided that the Coroner who carried out the Inquest should recuse himself. If they had … Continue reading

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Peter Hofschroer and his mother

I have been sent this on the grapevine. The powers that be have been determined for some time to keep Peter quiet and steal his and his mothers home. If you think that they would not do this without good … Continue reading

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“Grappling with Smoke” Paedophile Webs; Bernard Gallagher

The Daily Express printed an article [1] in 1998, and Spotlight on Abuse blog [2] which archives historic child abuse articles  has recently  uploaded an image of it. The article was about a Report authored by Bernard Gallagher, commissioned by … Continue reading

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