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Our Ged seems to be in a spot of bother?

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News in Private Eye of Ged Fitzgerald, one time Rotherham town clerk to Mark Edgell the then RMBC Leader. Grateful to the supplier of the image, my scanner is not working at the moment, technology eh?

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£500k lifeline for Rotherham abuse charity

A CHARITY providing a lifeline for hundreds of abuse survivors has been given almost £500,000 from the Big Lottery Fund. The cash will support the work of Rotherham Abuse Counselling Service – rebuilding lives after rape, sexual or domestic abuse … Continue reading

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Abuse victims and police officers in limbo over Rotherham scandal corruption probe

Police officers in South Yorkshire have been accused of protecting serial child abusers from prosecution and even having sex with victims as part of the Rotherham scandal. So two-and-a-half years on from the scandal coming to light, why has there … Continue reading

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LATEST: Home Office refuses to grant powers to stop EDL marches in Rotherham

The Home Office has refused to grant powers to South Yorkshire Police to stop EDL marches in Rotherham. An application was made for the Government to allow police forces in extreme circumstances to ban certain protests. In Rotherham, hopes were … Continue reading

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Police ‘still failing to take child sex victims seriously’

Children reporting sexual and violent crimes are not being taken seriously, the government’s victims tsar has warned. Baroness Newlove said that the lessons of the Jimmy Savile and Rotherham sex abuse scandals had not been learnt because young people were … Continue reading

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Girl, 15, pimped out and physically abused in Sheffield flat

A Sheffield man accused of pimping out and physically abusing a teenage girl branded his alleged victim a ‘liar’ and a ‘silly little girl’ in police interview, a court heard. Christopher Whiteley, aged 23, Matthew Whiteley, 24, and Shane Whiteley, … Continue reading

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An important reminder – Rotherham rape victim: ‘Justice could have been done 13 years ago’

Woman calls for apology from South Yorkshire police, which failed to act when she reported sexual abuse as teenager When Sageer Hussain and seven other men from Rotherham were sentenced to prison, the woman they had raped and sexually abused … Continue reading

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