Monthly Archives: February 2017

Our Ged seems to be in a spot of bother?

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News in Private Eye of Ged Fitzgerald, one time Rotherham town clerk to Mark Edgell the then RMBC Leader. Grateful to the supplier of the image, my scanner is not working at the moment, technology eh?

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Green light for Catcliffe homes plan after appeal

CAMPAIGNING residents were gutted after housing plans they defeated last year were passed on appeal. Network Space’s proposal for 64 homes off Blue Mans Way in Catcliffe brought an angry response and more than 70 objection letters. The plan was … Continue reading

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The Week That Was – Last Weeks Top Ten 25 February 2017

Last Weeks Top Ten 25 February 2017: LATEST: Home Office refuses to grant powers to stop EDL marches in Rotherham Sheffield police officer under investigation for Rotherham scandal died after being hit by student’s car An important reminder – Rotherham … Continue reading

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£500k lifeline for Rotherham abuse charity

A CHARITY providing a lifeline for hundreds of abuse survivors has been given almost £500,000 from the Big Lottery Fund. The cash will support the work of Rotherham Abuse Counselling Service – rebuilding lives after rape, sexual or domestic abuse … Continue reading

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Labour collapses around Corbyn after by-election humiliation

SHADOW chancellor John McDonnell has issued a plea for Labour unity, as one of the party’s MPs branded its loss in the Copeland by-election a “disaster” which showed it was on track for a “catastrophic” general election defeat under Jeremy … Continue reading

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Abuse victims and police officers in limbo over Rotherham scandal corruption probe

Police officers in South Yorkshire have been accused of protecting serial child abusers from prosecution and even having sex with victims as part of the Rotherham scandal. So two-and-a-half years on from the scandal coming to light, why has there … Continue reading

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Police officers drafted in from across the country for demonstrations in South Yorkshire

Hundreds of police officers from across the country have been drafted in for two demonstrations in Rotherham this weekend. Police chiefs have issued a warning ahead of the gatherings that ‘criminality’ at the demonstrations will not be accepted. One group … Continue reading

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