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Teenagers selling drugs, children carrying weapons, a community too scared to call the police after a shooting and the school trying to fix it all. Welcome to a year at Hope High.

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Teenagers selling drugs, children carrying weapons, a community too scared to call the police after a shooting and the school trying to fix it all. Welcome to a year at Hope High.

    Episode 7: 21st Century Boys

    Episode 7: 21st Century Boys

    It’s the last week of summer term but Daniel and his mum Karen are at desperation point, Aaron's family are torn about what to do next and Josh says he wants to be a baby again.

    • 31 min
    Episode 6: Burgers and Knives

    Episode 6: Burgers and Knives

    Is a child ever a gangster or are they always a victim? This gripping story about 14-year-old Steven reveals the truth about the lives of children on the edge.

    • 24 min
    Episode 5: Unheard Voices

    Episode 5: Unheard Voices

    Karen begs for help as the men arrested for human trafficking and conspiracy to supply drugs remain in her home - while Maureen says social services have put Aaron's life at risk.

    Hope High is a seven part series for BBC Sounds with new episodes every Tuesday.

    Presented and produced by BBC Radio 5 Live journalist Annabel Deas, Hope High is the real life story of a year behind the scenes in a small community in Huddersfield fighting county lines drug gangs, violence and the school at the centre of it.

    • 18 min
    Episode 4: Dreams and Nightmares

    Episode 4: Dreams and Nightmares

    With the teacher's support Josh is back to his old self, but the danger increases for Daniel and his mum Karen when police come looking for a county lines drug gang in their house.

    Hope High is a seven part series for BBC Sounds with new episodes every Tuesday.

    Presented and produced by BBC Radio 5 Live journalist Annabel Deas, Hope High is the real life story of a year behind the scenes in a small community in Huddersfield fighting county lines drug gangs, violence and the school at the centre of it.

    • 23 min
    Episode 3: A New Kid In Town

    Episode 3: A New Kid In Town

    Huddersfield is finally safe enough for Josh to return, but Aaron's family have to leave town as it's deemed too dangerous for him.

    Hope High is a seven part series for BBC Sounds, with new episodes every Tuesday.

    Presented and produced by BBC Radio 5 Live journalist Annabel Deas, Hope High is the real life story of a year behind the scenes in a small community in Huddersfield fighting county lines drug gangs, violence and the school at the centre of it.

    • 30 min
    Episode 2: The Unreported Shooting

    Episode 2: The Unreported Shooting

    There's another shooting in the community, but why does no one call the police?
    And Aaron's still not made it back to Huddersfield because the authorities say it's too dangerous for him to come home, but his family make a plan - they're willing to do anything to get him back in their care.

    Hope High is a seven part series for BBC Sounds, with new episodes every Tuesday.

    Presented and produced by BBC Radio 5 Live journalist Annabel Deas, Hope High is the real life story of a year behind the scenes in a small community in Huddersfield fighting county lines drug gangs, violence and the school at the centre of it.

    • 26 min

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