Monthly Archives: November 2016

Delivering 2,000 new homes in Rotherham town centre

Rotherham Council is set to play a key role in delivering 2,000 new homes in Rotherham town centre as it takes on an “enabling and entrepreneurial role” in stimulating local housing growth. As the regeneration of the town centre continues, … Continue reading

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Developer pledges to support residents in HS2 row

A DEVELOPER whose partially-built housing estate could be cut through by a high speed rail line has vowed to help residents through the trauma. Strata Homes, whose Shimmer estate in Mexborough has been targeted by the proposed HS2 rail line … Continue reading

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Barnsley & Rotherham LibDems get active

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There are signs of renewed activity on the part of the LibDems outside their Sheffield stronghold. A website has appeared which seems to be a statement of intent, click on the image below to view.

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MPs ‘sexually abusing young researchers’

MPs are sexually assaulting parliamentary researchers who feel they have “nowhere to go” to report abuse, a Labour member has claimed. John Mann, the MP for Bassetlaw, said he was aware of a series of “recent” sexual assault allegations against … Continue reading

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Rotherham sex abuser may have had more victims, police say

Rotherham sex abuser may have had more victims, police say Corie Adams, 18, who has admitted “hideous” sex crimes against seven teenage girls in Rotherham Corie Adams, 18, who has admitted “hideous” sex crimes against seven teenage girls in Rotherham … Continue reading

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South Yorkshire police chief tried to ‘spread blame’ for Hillsborough says QC

Material from the Hillsborough inquests suggests that South Yorkshire Police was trying to “spread the blame” during the long-running hearings into the deaths of 96 football fans, according to a review by a leading QC. Independent barrister Hugh Tomlinson QC … Continue reading

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Liberty House Group’s £100m deal to acquire Rotherham steel business

International industrials and metals group, Liberty House, has entered into exclusive negotiations with Tata Steel UK to acquire its Speciality Steels business for a total consideration of £100m. At the end of March, the Indian-owned steelmaker concluded that it was … Continue reading

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