Former director of Climb Rochdale pleads guilty to child sex offences

Date published: 12 September 2018

A former director of a Rochdale climbing centre has pleaded guilty to three counts of child sex offence.

Terance Gerard Myles (DOB: 11/10/1978), the former director of Climb Rochdale, appeared before Preston Crown Court on Monday (10 September), where he pleaded guilty to two counts of attempting to arrange or facilitate the commission of a child sex offence, and one count of attempting to cause a child aged 13-15 to watch or look at an image of sexual activity.

The offences took place between September 2016 and January 2017.

Climb Rochdale, formerly located on School Lane, closed suddenly in January 2017.

A statement on their website from February 2017 read: “Climb Rochdale has now closed. We regret to announce that Pink Climbing Centres Ltd has now ceased trading.”

Myles, of Perry Street, Darwen, was appointed director of Pink Climbing Centres Ltd, which ran Climb Rochdale, on 6 December 2012.

He is due to be sentenced on 8 October.

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