Multi-academy trusts: seven concerns raised by MPs

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Key concerns over the growth of multi-academy trusts highlighted in today’s Commons Education Select Committee report, which calls for ‘tighter restrictions’ A report by the Commons Education Select Committee has said there is “not yet evidence” to support large-scale expansion of multi-academy … Continue reading

Sheffield man accused of child prostitution offences cries himself to sleep over false allegations, court told

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A Sheffield man accused of prostituting young girls for his own gain, cries himself to sleep at night over the allegations, a court heard. It is alleged that Shane Whiteley of Weakland Crescent, Hackenthorpe forced Girl A to prostitute herself, … Continue reading

Arrests at English Defence League protest in Rotherham

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SIX people were arrested at the 17th far-right protest to be held in Rotherham town centre since 2012 on Saturday. South Yorkshire Police said around 120 members of the English Defence League took part in a march and around 140 … Continue reading