Personal Observations – Rotherham 26 March 2016

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Among the shops . . . . It was noted that Rotherham central shopping centre has changed drastically over the past couple of years. Shops are closed for the day, with many closed down altogether, and properties are empty and … Continue reading

Extremist demonstrations turning Rotherham town centre into ‘no-go zone’

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Extremist demonstrations turning Rotherham town centre into ‘no-go zone’ Repeated demonstrations by far-right groups in Rotherham are turning the town centre into a ‘no-go zone’ on protest days, the council leader warns. Chris Read has written to Home Secretary Theresa … Continue reading

EDL VIDEO and UPDATE: English Defence League protest in Rotherham

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EDL VIDEO and UPDATE: English Defence League protest in Rotherham Rain appears to have dampened spirits at today’s English Defence League protest in Rotherham – with barely 70 supporters turning out for the event. The organisation is back in Rotherham … Continue reading

EDL to hold new demonstration in Rotherham tomorrow

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EDL to hold new demonstration in Rotherham tomorrow The English Defence League is returning Rotherham on Easter Saturday – the 12th demonstration in the town in less than two years by far-right groups. The organisation have announced plans to hold … Continue reading

Attempts to ban Rotherham abuse protests stall

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Attempts to ban Rotherham abuse protests stall Attempts to ban extremist groups from demonstrating in Rotherham have stalled, The Star can reveal. Rotherham Council commissioners wrote to the Home Secretary in May saying they were planning to make a joint … Continue reading

EDL Demo: Where were you?

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“As ever EDL brought to town the usual gangs of drunken skinheads and nationalist odd-balls from across the country – even Nationalists from Wales, complete with Union Jack trousers and Welsh Dragon flag. Ruining the town centre and business for … Continue reading

UKIP Some reflections

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“As 22 May draws even closer expect the virulent attacks on UKIP to increase, concerned over the potential loss of his £75k/year public purse income the leader in waiting has taken to social media to use every opportunity to attack … Continue reading