The Week That Was – Last Weeks Top Ten 17th March 2018

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Last Weeks Top Ten 17th March  2018 Akhtar…a spider at the centre of the taxi trade web Rawmarsh man jailed for 17 years for raping teenager Britain’s ‘worst ever’ child grooming scandal exposed: Hundreds of young girls raped, beaten, sold … Continue reading

Accused senior Sandwell Labour figure referred to NCC – but most senior still not suspended

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The SKWAWKBOX has covered the ongoing controversy in the West Midlands borough of Sandwell at some length, where the local Labour Party has been riven by allegations over the behaviour of senior Labour figures – and that those senior figures … Continue reading

Budget Council, Council Meeting Wednesday, 28th February, 2018 2.00 p.m.

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Budget Council, Council Meeting Wednesday, 28th February, 2018 2.00 p.m. Attendance details Agenda frontsheet PDF 155 KB Agenda reports pack PDF 5 MB Webcast link, will start working when meeting  starts and then be available for viewing at readers own … Continue reading

Yorkshire devolution: Deal inches closer as Rotherham leader takes ‘pragmatic’ approach

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The prospect of an agreement over Yorkshire devolution is closer to becoming reality after the leader of Rotherham council revealed he was willing to accept an unelected Sheffield City Region mayor serving a term of only two years. Chris Read … Continue reading