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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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GP Taylor: When abuse victims speak out, it is society’s duty to listen

IT was one of those Yorkshire evenings in a beautiful Dales village. The open fire of the local hostelry glowed brightly to take away the chill of the evening. I shared a meal with Mark Stibbe, an old friend and … Continue reading

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Rudd announces £40m package to tackle child sex abuse

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has today announced the delivery of a £40m package of Government measures to protect children and young people from sexual abuse, exploitation and trafficking, and to crack down on offenders. It includes the launch of a … Continue reading

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Rotherham men deny historic child sex offences

Three men have pleaded not guilty to 15 offences of indecent assault alleged to have been carried out against a child in Rotherham in the 1990s. Riaz Makhmood, 38, 37-year-old Sajid Ali, aged 37 and Zaheer Iqbal, 39, all from … Continue reading

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Rotherham: How a council not fit for purpose is clawing its way back

Rotherham’s head of children’s services said he knew major progress had been made following the child exploitation scandal when a victim declared she was “finally proud” to come from the South Yorkshire town. Ian Thomas, who stepped in to deal … Continue reading

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Fresh doubt over £58 million Rotherham tram-train project

FURTHER doubt has been cast over the long-awaited tram-train project through Rotherham after it emerged the would-be operator could pull out. South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive (SYPTE) said it was working towards the assumption the £58 million project being operational … Continue reading

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Sheffield councillor charged over tree protest

A Sheffield councillor has been charged over a tree protest she took part in. Coun Alison Teal, who represents the Green Party, was one of seven protesters arrested over a demonstration staged in Chippinghouse Road, Nether Edge, when council contractors … Continue reading

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