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A special Inside Out report on child poverty in the North West where life expectancy for children can be up to 15 years lower than in other parts of the country. We also reveal how people are risking their lives in Derbyshire's quarries. And 6 Music presenter Chris Hawkins meets Salford pop star Ren Harvieu and discovers how she's achieved chart success just a year after a back breaking injury threatened to end her music career.

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29 minutes

Last on

Mon 26 Nov 2012 19:30
BBC One North West

Mother's quarry campaign

Mother's quarry campaign

A Derbyshire mother whose son drowned in a quarry pool in 2009 is continuing her campaign for more disused quarries to be filled in.


Watch a video feature on the BBC News website.

Ren Harvieu profile

Ren Harvieu profile

A profile and interview with Salford pop star Ren Harvieu who many critics are predicting could become as successful as Adele or Amy Winehouse.


Read more about Ren Harvieu on the BBC Music website.


Role Contributor
PresenterTony Livesey
Series EditorDeborah Van Bishop