Labour’s shock Sheffield by-election defeat ‘not about Jeremy Corbyn’, says Lib Dem winner

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The woman who won a surprise Sheffield by-election victory over Labour has insisted that Jeremy Corbyn was not the reason for her success. Liberal Democrat Gail Smith made the comments after being elected to represent the Mosborough ward in a … Continue reading

Lib Dems defeat Labour in Sheffield Council by-election

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The Lib Dems have gained another seat on Sheffield Council after winning the Mosborough ward by-election last night. Lib Dem candidate Gail Smith secured a huge 31 per cent swing to win the seat after the party came fourth behind … Continue reading

Labour’s pro-EU stance ‘is recruitment agent for Ukip’

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Labour’s pro-EU stance ‘is recruitment agent for Ukip’ Vote Leave chair says by taking position against Brexit the party shows voters worried about immigration that it does not care Labour’s pro-EU position in the referendum risks driving urban voters worried … Continue reading

South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Election Results

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Billings re-elected as South Yorkshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Read on… http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/election-2016-35993247 Congrats to Alan Billings, commiserations to the losers. Gavin Felton came a creditable second place and should be congratulated for that. Individual City/Town Results: Barnsley Doncaster Rotherham Sheffield

Mahroof Hussain with Paul Lakin, Simon Currie in Akbars

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Strange bedfellows celebrating or plotting comebacks, one wonders? This picture is a little older than I thought, it is from last year in fact. Left to right Paul Lakin, Butt, Simon Currie and Mahroof Hussain. I was reminded of these … Continue reading

Rotherham Borough Council Results 2016

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All Results now in, click on links to view. New Council Labour 48, UKIP 14 Independent 1 Anston and Woodsetts Boston Castle Brinsworth and Catcliffe Dinnington Hellaby Holderness Hoober Keppel Maltby Rawmarsh Rother Vale Rotherham East Rotherham West Silverwood Sitwell … Continue reading

Liberty House to submit Tata steel bid

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Liberty House to submit Tata steel bid LIBERTY House is to submit a formal bid to buy Tata Steel’s UK operations. Tata announced plans to sell the assets, including steel-making premises in Rotherham, in March. Read on… http://www.rotherhamadvertiser.co.uk/news/102882/liberty-house-to-submit-tata-steel-bid.aspx News: Liberty … Continue reading