Now the Elections are behind us, Rotherham Politics is engaged in analysing the results. As information comes to hand we will be posting the Ward by Ward results, please be patient, it takes a little time.
Rotherham Politics Posts:
We quote from a Press release from Rotherham Labour Group: “Councillor Akhtar also expressed his disappointment that Anston and Woodsetts Councillor Darren Hughes narrowly lost his seat saying “Darren had been a great servant to his ward and made an … Continue reading →
I would like to send my best wishes to the new cohort of Labour women councillors, Shabana Ahmed, Maggie Clark, Maggie Godfrey and Lauren Astbury, who represent a brave new enlightened chapter in Rotherham democratic politics. Now you are in … Continue reading →
Mrs Overall Rolls out the velum scroll , takes up her quill, to bring you and to record for posterity. the momentous events of the recent election for the Anston & Woodsetts Ward. THE RESULTS: Clive Jepson – Independent 1249 … Continue reading →
Omar Mehban’s campaign got it’s reward last night when we discovered 64 votes were cast for him! Omar, we understand was hoping for fewer than this! How many Loonies can there be in Boston Castle Ward? The answer to that … Continue reading →
For those eager readers waiting for full analysis of this years Rotherham local government elections, disappointment, I am afraid is inevitable! It takes time to do this. The highlight of the night came at the very end of the counting … Continue reading →
I have never felt so disgusted as I did last night at the count for the Rotherham council elections, this is not sour grapes because I did not win; because I never expected to. The reason I felt that way, … Continue reading →
Greenlands TARA AGM – tonight! Breathless report just in! Darren Hughes turned up! Now there’s a surprise – he has never been at all in the last four years! Judy Dalton was invited – but “could not come” Darren spoke … Continue reading →
Examination of issues surrounding complaints re Dave Smith the Independent Candidate for Dinnington ward’s statements on Rotherham Politics. The complaints: That Dave Smith made derogatory statements comparing Simon Tweed with a turnip. That Dave Smith stated that another, Steve Scott, … Continue reading →
RikiLeaks ‘snail mail’ inbox contained today this interesting question and observation on Anston & Woodsetts Tory Labour candidate Darren Hughes: Question: Why is Darren Hughes standing at Anston & Woodssetts and not at Brinsworth & Catcliffe where he belongs? Answer: … Continue reading →
Information is reaching Rothpol of a mistake made by Mohammed Suleman, of the Conservative Party. He allegedly, distributed election literature without any information of the printer or promoter! I do not have to remind readers that the ‘devil is in … Continue reading →
When Rotherham Politics first learned that Iain StJohn was to be Agent for Darren Hughes in the elections this year, we thought that things may well be ‘interesting’ to say the least. Iain StJohn had himself been a subject of … Continue reading →
Some reflections and snippets on this years local election campaigns and candidates: “Best of luck to Emma Hoddinott in her quest to become our new young Labour Councillor for Wickersley and Bramley. She has my vote assured. It will be … Continue reading →
We have to give Darren one thing, his single minded determination to con the voters of Anston and Woodsetts Ward into re-electing ex-Tory boy, this time, as a Labour candidate! Darren Hughes campaign materials up to now are consistent in … Continue reading →
The front page of today’s Dinnington Guardian has a heading “A year on from being labelled ‘deprived’” underneath this are various front pages of the same newspaper. The headline to this article then reads “Winnington your Dinno’s roaring back in … Continue reading →
Omar Mehban, standing in the Boston Castle Ward for the ‘Official Monster Raving Loony Party’ has released his Manicfesto today! View/download this priceless artifact of Rotherham’s 2012 Election Season: Omar Mehban Yellow Manicfesto!
From: C Jepson Sent: Mon 28/11/2011 16:50 To: Hughes, Darren Subject: Planning Application RB 2011/1568 Proposed School and Gospel Hall Todwick Road/Common Road, North Anston Dear Councillor Hughes, As you were not present at the parish council meeting on the … Continue reading →
DARREN THE DEFECTOR Anston, both North & South is flooded with fly posters for Darren Hughes. They are on lamp posts and telegraph posts. The ones on the telegraph posts are nailed on both top and bottom with what I … Continue reading →
Just in, Clive Jepson’s, quite wonderful election address: More developments on the ‘battle for Anston & Woodsetts’ later.
Rotherham Politics is getting into gear for coverage of the local elections on May 3rd! We start with an appeal for information from readers, we are particularly interested in leaflets put out by candidates. If readers have a scanner, they … Continue reading →
Close of nominations reveals the first Official Monster Raving Loony Party candidate has appeared in Rotherham! Omar Mehban is standing for them in Mahroof Hussain’s Ward, Boston Castle. There has appeared also a rift in Holderness Ward Labour Party where … Continue reading →
This is the time of year that all local politicians dread, at least those involved in selection or reselection battles for next years May council elections, that is! I bring you the full list of sitting labour councillors who’s term … Continue reading →