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More powers returning to Rotherham Council – reaction and full details

DEPARTING commissioner Sir Derek Myers praised “sustained improvements” at the council after the Government confirmed it will return more powers. Adult social care, town centre management and street cleaning are among the responsibilities back under local control. And the Government-appointed … Continue reading

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Police team dealing with crimes against MPs probing more than 50 complaints after Jo Cox’s murder

A SPECIALIST police team set up to investigate crimes against MPs has probed more than 50 complaints in the six months after the murder of Jo Cox. Cases of hate-filled messages, harassment and criminal damage were reported to the Met’s … Continue reading

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Commissioner changeover as more powers are returned to Rotherham Council

COUNCIL commissioner Mary Ney — who led Rotherham’s taxi reforms — will step into the lead role when Sir Derek Myers quits. The changeover comes as more powers are returned to Rotherham Borough Council from the Government. Adult social care, … Continue reading

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Sheffield Council’s deputy leader Leigh Bramall resigns

Councillor Leigh Bramall has resigned from his role as deputy leader of Sheffield Council. The Labour politician is leaving to return to a career in communications and will take up a position at a company based in the city. He … Continue reading

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Sarah Wilson – Child Sexual Exploitation in Rotherham

Sarah Wilson – Child Sexual Exploitation in Rotherham – Press Release Sarah Wilson is a survivor of Child Sexual Exploitation in Rotherham and author the book ‘Violated’. On 17 March she was due to face a criminal harassment trial at … Continue reading

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Martek make up part of €67m maritime drone contract

Drug smugglers, people traffickers, polluters and illegal fishing vessels trying to operate in Europe’s waters will soon become under surveillance from drones supplied by innovative Rotherham company, Martek Marine. The Manvers firm is set for major expansion after being named … Continue reading

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This ‘secret plan to destroy Labour’: Who are Momentum and what do they stand for?

THE FUTURE existence of the Labour Party is at risk, deputy leader Tom Watson has warned amid claims that hard left supporters of Jeremy Corbyn are plotting a takeover in a secret deal with Unite union boss Len McCluskey. Mr … Continue reading

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