Monthly Archives: December 2016

The Year That Was 2016 Top twenty

2016 was another busy year for Rotherham Politics with over a million page views. Gavin Felton introduces himself Another victim? Rotherham councillor accused of rape Rotherham Borough Council Results 2016 The Rotherham whistleblower Rotherham Trial No1 at Sheffield Crown Court … Continue reading

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The Week That Was – Last Weeks Top Ten 31st December 2016

Last Weeks Top Ten 31st December 2016: Local Doctor Adam Carter to Fight Brinsworth By-Election Far-right protests draining police resources, figures reveal Wishing everyone a merry Christmas! We must always believe reports of sex abuse Regionalisation by Greed and Incompetence: … Continue reading

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City’s unsung heroes recognised in Queen’s New Year list

The father of a Rotherham abuse victim who has spent years campaigning against child sexual exploitation has been awarded the BEM. Gary Smith is the co-founder of the Working Against Grooming organisation set up following the abuse scandal in the … Continue reading

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Anti-fracking campers in Ryedale planning direct action to stop the lorries

PROTESTERS at an anti-fracking camp erected close to one of only two UK sites to be given the go-ahead to start the controversial gas extraction technique have said they are drawing a “line in the sand”. The camp began when … Continue reading

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Funding to plan for arrival of HS2 in Yorkshire

MORE THAN £1m is being spent in West and South Yorkshire to draw up transport plans to capitalise on the arrival of high speed rail. The two areas have been given the cash by the Government to help get ready … Continue reading

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Regionalisation by Greed and Incompetence: Councils

Regionalism and elected Mayors have mainly been ignored by we the people. It bores us, we think it’s about jobs for the boys and girls. So much so that the politicians have stopped asking us, save through bland and ill … Continue reading

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Millions of pounds to boost regions wasted

MILLIONS OF pounds are being wasted on bureaucracy in funds aimed at boosting local economies, new research has found. The study commissioned by the Local Government Association (LGA) shows £23bn of growth funding is spread across as many as 70 … Continue reading

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