Ashleigh's Story

Errors that led to my daughter's death

The Northern Echo: NEW REPORT: Ashleigh Hall, from Darligton was killed

8:55am Thursday 10th February 2011

Ashleigh Hall's mother says that if the police had done their jobs properly her daughter would still be alive today. David Roberts reports.

Just a normal teenager

The Northern Echo: GROWING UP: Ashleigh enjoyed all the things a normal youngster enjoyed, including day trips with her family

4:18pm Tuesday 9th March 2010

TO everyone who knew her, Ashleigh Hall was just a normal teenage girl.

‘She wasn’t just my daughter, she was my best friend’

The Northern Echo: GRIEF STRICKEN: Andrea Hall, the mother of Ashleigh Hall, below, gives her first interview, along with Ashleigh’s grandfather, Mike

4:33pm Tuesday 9th March 2010

It is a parent’s worst nightmare, but for Andrea Hall it has become a reality. In her first newspaper interview, David Roberts speaks to Ashleigh’s mother about how her daughter’s murder has affected her family.

True face of a killer

The Northern Echo: Peter Chapman

4:22pm Tuesday 9th March 2010

DEVIOUS, dangerous, cunning and wicked are just some of the words used to describe the killer of Ashleigh Hall.

Web of lies that lured an innocent teenager to her death

The Northern Echo: FACE OF EVIL: Peter Chapman used social websites to groom his victim

4:28pm Tuesday 9th March 2010

Peter Chapman set a “calculated and wicked” trap for teenager Ashleigh Hall. Joe Willis looks at how the convicted sex offender used deceit and lies to ensnare the 17-year-old.

Keeping webchat safe for everyone

The Northern Echo: LESSONS LEARNT: Grandfather of murdered Darlington teenager Ashleigh Hall, Mike Hall, with the logo for the Government’s new internet safety campaign

4:41pm Tuesday 9th March 2010

Ashleigh Hall’s death prompted the community of Darlington to try to create something positive out of a tragic tale. David Roberts charts the success of the Safety Net campaign, which brought together The Northern Echo, Darlington College and Darlington Partnership to improve internet safety.

Young people are playing their part to encourage internet safety

The Northern Echo: ROLE PLAY: Jade Borrows, who plays the lead role, and co-director Jonathan Linsley work on the script for the internet safety film Cyberlove

4:48pm Tuesday 9th March 2010

John Steel leads the Learning Technologies Team within Darlington Borough Council’s Children’s Services. He recalls the shock over Ashleigh Hall’s death – and his team’s determination to ensure her legacy is the greater safety of future generations of young internet users.

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