Tag Archives: Alan Atkin

Council aim to make borough “child friendly”

A SURVEY for young people has been launched as council bosses aim to make the borough “child friendly.” A wishlist of aims will be created using the answers given to the project, inspired by a Unicef campaign. Cllr Alan Atkin, … Continue reading

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Proposal to remove a fire appliance – Rotherham Fire Station Objection

South Yorkshire Joint Authorities Governance Unit 18 Regent Street Barnsley South Yorkshire S70 2HG 22nd March 2017 Proposal to remove a fire appliance – Rotherham Fire Station Dear Cllr Cave I request that you read out my short note at … Continue reading

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Atkin’s on Fire!

The more pompous of our civic ceremonies taking place today, Friday the 19th May, will see not only the usual guilt-edged injection of a new mayor, but another type of coronation. Mustapha Atkin, our brigadier of brilliance, barrage of babble … Continue reading

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Smoke & ire

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Grateful to the scanner for this piece in Private Eye:

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Concern over consultation on Rotherham’s future fire service

PUBLIC consultation over the future of Rotherham’s fire service comprised a single stall open for four hours – with just a few leaflets to give out. South Yorkshire Fire Authority has raised the matter with officers after complaints about the … Continue reading

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Call for probe into lieu time for fire chiefs

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A FIRE authority shelved a public report into senior officers being allocated hundreds of hours of lieu time, a decision which ultimately led to a deputy chief receiving an extra £12,500 for working during strikes when he left the service … Continue reading

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S Yorks Fire Authority – Money to burn

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Private Eye, first up this interesting piece provided thanks to a reader, about strange overtime payments:  

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