Thomas Rotherham College announces plans to become an academy

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THOMAS Rotherham College has announced plans to join an academy trust to “improve the educational experience” it offers its students. Bosses at the Moorgate Road site have given notice to dissolve TRC and transfer its property, rights, assets and liabilities … Continue reading

Women’s Equality Party leader Sophie Walker: Why I can beat Philip Davies in Shipley

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Women’s Equality Party leader Sophie Walker delivered the first salvo of the election by going head to head with Shipley MP Philip Davies. But can she win? Sarah Freeman reports. There’s been a last minute change of venue. Instead of … Continue reading

Labour chooses Hull West and Barnsley East candidate

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HESSLE TOWN councillor Emma Hardy has been selected to be Labour’s candidate in Hull West and Hessle following Alan Johnson’s decision not to run. Ms Hardy, a member of Labour’s national policy forum, was chosen ahead of David Prescott, the … Continue reading

Rotherham scandal girls ‘sang and danced hearing of Corrie’s grooming storyline’

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Coronation Street actor Chris Harper has said some of the girls in the Rotherham child sexual exploitation scandal started singing and dancing when they heard the ITV soap would be tackling grooming. The actor, 39, met with abuse victims as … Continue reading