Child abuse victim attacks officials who failed to help

A woman who was abused by the leader of a child grooming gang in Rotherham and had his son has waived her right to anonymity to highlight the failings of the authorities. Sammy Woodhouse first talked about her experience to … Continue reading

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Yorkshire schools ‘blighted by ethnic segregation’

Thousands of England’s schools are being blighted by segregation linked to a student’s ethnicity or social status with a Yorkshire district named as one of the most divided areas within the country, new research reveals. The study shows that in … Continue reading

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Police charge 29 people over historic child sex abuse in West Yorkshire town

Dozens of people have been charged with the sexual exploitation of teenage girls in a West Yorkshire town after police investigated historic allegations of abuse. The 27 men and two women have been charged with a catalogue of offences including … Continue reading

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Europe’s biggest aerospace castings facility on stream in Rotherham

A castings facility is now operational at the Advanced Manufacturing Park (AMP) in Rotherham as part of a major £15m investment that will enable the UK to compete on a global scale, producing some of the biggest titanium aerospace castings … Continue reading

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HS2 contract saga: New line of inquiry emerges

The role of a former HS2 chief of staff in relation to CH2M’s successful bid as phase 2b delivery partner is part of ongoing discussions on a complaint over the contract, Construction News has learned. HS2 is understood to be … Continue reading

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We are not afraid

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Our democracy came under attack yesterday. We must all reject the form of hatred on display at Westminster. The only logical response: . YP Comment: Why Britain will always stand firm against terror – direct attack on democracy Read more … Continue reading

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Now police face legal action over Sheffield tree-felling arrests

CAMPAIGNERS who were arrested as they protested at tree-felling by Sheffield Council say they plan to take South Yorkshire Police to court. Fourteen people will contest the legality of their arrests, charges and time spent in detention and on bail … Continue reading

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More powers returning to Rotherham Council – reaction and full details

DEPARTING commissioner Sir Derek Myers praised “sustained improvements” at the council after the Government confirmed it will return more powers. Adult social care, town centre management and street cleaning are among the responsibilities back under local control. And the Government-appointed … Continue reading

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