Category Archives: Information

Ruthlessly Silenced

By lying to ourselves, more vulnerable girls are put at risk BRITISH author Frances Hardinge once wrote: “Truth is dangerous. It topples palaces and kills kings…And yet there is one thing that is more dangerous than Truth. Those who would … Continue reading

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Sheffield Council to pursue tree campaigners for damages and £150,000 legal costs

Tree campaigners fear they could be left destitute after Sheffield Council confirmed it will pursue them for more than £150,000 in legal costs and damages. Chris Burn reports. It was not exactly Gary Cooper in High Noon, but the stakes … Continue reading

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Forced marriage law is failing

Only one in 30 suspected forced marriages in England is leading to a prosecution. In the past seven years 8,170 cases of suspected forced marriages were identified by the government’s forced marriage unit. There have only been 395 referrals to … Continue reading

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Learndirect – Injunction lifted on critical Ofsted report

The future of one of the UK’s largest adult-training providers is in question after it failed to block publication of a critical report by Ofsted inspectors. An injunction obtained by Learndirect against the publication of the report was lifted on … Continue reading

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Rotherham Starbucks plans served up

Detailed plans have been submitted to enable American coffee company and coffeehouse chain, Starbucks, to open a new outlet in Rotherham. With nearly 25,000 retail stores around the world and 900 in the UK, the US coffee chain unveiled plans … Continue reading

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Sheffield man charged with seven terrorism offences

Dental student from Sheffield awaits terror trial at Old Bailey A dental student charged with seven terrorism offences is set to stand trial next month. Abdurahman Kaabar appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court yesterday, where he was remanded in custody to … Continue reading

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Police investigate hate mail sent to UK and US mosques

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Counter-terror inquiry into letters and suspicious packages sent from location near Sheffield over past 12 months Counter-terrorism police are investigating an apparent transatlantic anti-Muslim campaign after hate mail and suspicious packages were sent from a location near Sheffield to mosques … Continue reading

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