Child sex trial told how abuse allegations came to light

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RELATIVES of a schoolgirl allegedly abused in a country park have given tearful testimony in court. The girl’s mum and sister described at Sheffield Crown Court on Thursday when they first heard the allegations against Adam Lockwood (30). Lockwood, formerly … Continue reading

Rotherham man found guilty of 20 child sex offences

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A Rotherham man has been found guilty of 20 child sex offences – including the rape of a girl and assaulting five boys. Charles Morgan, aged 47 of Midland Road, Masbrough, was convicted after a trial of offences in Rotherham … Continue reading

Police look at bishops’ ‘failure to act’ over sex abuse claims

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Police are investigating a complaint by a former priest against senior Church of England clergy that they ignored sex abuse claims, the BBC understands. Matt Ineson said Church leaders failed to act when he told them, more than 20 years … Continue reading

Missing signatures of support?

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A disappointing and worrying omission In a letter in this weeks Rotherham Advertiser is the lack of a signature from the Rotherham Council of Mosques (RCM) or British Muslim Youth (BMY). The letter signed by three Rotherham based faith leaders … Continue reading

Illegal ‘schools’ teach children hatred

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Illegal ‘schools’ teach children hatred ● Extremist books preach homophobia● Experts demand change to home education laws Religious extremists are exploiting lax home education laws to expose children to hate-filled material at scores of unregistered “schools” and secret teaching groups. … Continue reading

Concern as Doncaster children’s services trust overspends by millions.

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Doncaster Council’s top officer is to hold meetings with the boss of the town’s children’s services over concerns it has spent millions over its budget. The trust is one of six in Yorkshire expected to be overspent by millions because … Continue reading

Rotherham children’s services boss Ian Thomas to leave post

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CHILDREN’S services director Ian Thomas is to leave his £145,000 role in Rotherham to take over a London council. Mr Thomas was appointed in January 2015 to replace Joyce Thacker in the wake of the borough’s child sex abuse scandal. … Continue reading