Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Schools in Alert about Dangers of Drugs

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Schools in Alert about Dangers of Drugs

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SCHOOLS across Salford are issuing a new warning to all children following the drugs scare with talks being given.

Coun Lisa Stone said the town hall was 'shocked and saddened' and added: "We will use all of our resources to reiterate the message about the dangers of drug-taking. From a safeguarding perspective you have to ask what is going on. It is disgraceful that 12-year- old girls can end up in hospital after taking drugs."

One of the girls attends Buile Hill High School in Pendleton and the other two go to the Oasis Academy in Ordsall.

Both schools said the girls' families would be supported alongside drug awareness talks in the classroom.

Buile Hill head James Inman said: "Our thoughts are with the girls and their families at this time and we hope they all make a full recovery. …

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