IFS report slammed by UKIP for using tax payers money to “continue project fear”

IFS report slammed by UKIP for using tax payers money to “continue project fear” Yorkshire MEP slams IFS report which claims Brexit will extend austerity UKIP employment spokeswoman Jane Collins MEP slammed the report by the IFS saying it was … Continue reading

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Work to recover bodies of Rotherham men from collapsed power plant halted

Families of two Rotherham men trapped under a collapsed power plant will have to wait even longer for their remains to be found. Contractors working on the body recovery operation at Didcot power station in Oxford have had to stop … Continue reading

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618 workers lose jobs in Sheffield factory closure

More than 600 Sheffield workers are to lose their jobs after a city factory announced it is closing its doors. Administrators for Polestar UK have today announced that 548 employees will be made redundant at its plant in Tinsley. The … Continue reading

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Nigel Farage – UKIP Referendum Bus Tour Continues To Stockbridge Tomorrow.

Ops Note: Nigel Farage – UKIP Referendum Bus Tour Continues To Stockbridge Tomorrow.     The UKIP Referendum bus tour, featuring UKIP Leader Nigel Farage continues onto South Yorkshire tomorrow (Wednesday 25th May).   The open top bus will be arriving at … Continue reading

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MPs to investigate Rotherham Council takeover

The takeover of Rotherham Council by Government-appointed commissioners in the wake of the child abuse scandal is to be investigated by MPs. Commissioners were ordered into Rotherham following an investigation by Louise Casey in February 2015 which found the authority’s … Continue reading

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Tom Richmond: The Thatcher years. Time for truth over Hillsborough and Orgreave

FIRST ORGREAVE. Now Hillsborough. Was the relationship between Margaret Thatcher and South Yorkshire Police so close that it continues – three decades later – to compromise the integrity of British policing? This appears so. Judging by the then PM’s handwritten … Continue reading

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Brexit Britain: ‘Rotherham is not racist. But we want something new to look to’

In the Yorkshire town struggling with the loss of coal and steel, Ukip is becoming a growing force on the local council For a brief time, in 1998, Rotherham stood proudly in the vanguard of European integration. “Euro puts town … Continue reading

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