Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

School Pays Tribute to 'Generous' Receptionist

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

School Pays Tribute to 'Generous' Receptionist

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A 'BUBBLY and kind' school receptionist has been named as one of the 22 people killed in the terror attack at Manchester Arena.

Mum-of-three Jane Tweddle was confirmed to be among the dead by colleagues at South Shore Academy, in Blackpool.

Staff paid tribute to the 'welcoming, funny and generous' 50-year-old, who was picking up a friend's daughter from the concert when the bomb went off.

Principal Jane Bailey said: "We are devastated at this sad news. Jane was a well-loved member of staff and our thoughts are with her friends and family at this terrible time.

"Jane was a truly wonderful friend and colleague to all of us at South Shore Academy. As our receptionist, she was in many ways the public face of the school and she represented us amazingly in this role. …

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