Data (Northern) Limited was wound up in the public interest on 18 February 2019 in the High Court in Manchester by District Judge Obodai. The Official Receiver has been appointed as liquidator of the company.
Stockport-based Data Northern was incorporated in February 2010 and the company was concerned with producing drug awareness booklets for schools.
The colour booklets, Are You on Drugs, were 40 pages long and provided information around dealing with the effects of a variety of drugs and alcohol. However, the booklets were authored by the director of the company, Ashley Thorley, who had no formal training.
Complaints were received about the operation of the company, which resulted in confidential investigations conducted by the I…
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