South Yorkshire Police may sell unused buildings and make officers share accommodation

Unused police stations could be sold off across South Yorkshire, with local officers moved to share accommodation with other public sector colleagues, as the force looks to operate more efficiently and effectively. Policing has changed significantly in recent years and … Continue reading

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Telford abuse: MP ‘inundated’ with child grooming reports

Telford abuse: MP ‘inundated’ with child grooming reports More child grooming victims in Telford have come forward in the wake of reports about the scandal, its MP said. Conservative Lucy Allan said she had been “inundated” with reports since speaking … Continue reading

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Scottish minister demands Labour expel councillor over racist remark

Scottish minister demands Labour expel councillor over racist remark Humza Yousaf describes anger over ‘brazen nature’ of comment made about him by Jim Dempster Scotland’s transport minister, Humza Yousaf, has demanded that a councillor who made an Islamophobic comment about … Continue reading

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“No plans” to hike up Rotherham litter fines

FINES for litter will remain at £80 despite national changes allowing fixed penalty notices of up to £150. Rotherham Borough Council’s litter squad began work under a pilot project last April and caught 5,300 offenders in seven months. The enviro-crime … Continue reading

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Rotherham whistleblower Jayne Senior demands more action on online abuse

A CHILD abuse whistleblower who was harassed online is now working with South Yorkshire Police to try and improve how the crime is tackled. Jayne Senior (pictured) faced her online harasser, Faisal Khan, in court in January after he admitted … Continue reading

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Academy put ‘zero-tolerance’ policy above pupil’s education, tribunal finds

Tribunal concludes that SEND pupil’s grades suffered as a result of the school’s attempts to control his behaviour A tribunal has criticised a school for putting its zero-tolerance behaviour policy above the education of a child with special needs. After … Continue reading

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Anti-Muslim letters to MPs bear hallmarks of earlier hate campaign

Anti-Muslim letters to MPs bear hallmarks of earlier hate campaign Monitoring group Tell Mama warns of similarities to letters sent to UK and US mosques Anti-Muslim letters and suspicious packages received by MPs may be linked to a two-year hate … Continue reading

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