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Halifax profile: Key marginal whose political future hangs by a thread

IN a town whose mills once clattered to the noise of a thousand looms, there is a certain irony in watching its political future hang by a thread. Elsie Whiteley knew the value of textiles to Halifax better than anyone. … Continue reading

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Tory lead cut to five points as Corbyn closes in on May

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Theresa May’s poll lead has fallen to five points a fortnight before the general election — the smallest margin over Labour since she came to power. A YouGov poll for The Times puts Labour on 38 per cent of the … Continue reading

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Three men charged with child sexual abuse by NCA

THREE men have been charged with child sex offences as part of the investigation into historic abuse. Asghar Bostan (47), of East Bawtry Road, Rotherham, has been charged with raping a female between 2003 and 2004. Mohammed Yasin (36), from … Continue reading

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News: Former Rotherham Council boss arrested – reports

News broke on Merseyside yesterday that Ged Fitzgerald was reportedly one of four men arrested as part of an inquiry into financial irregularities at Lancashire County Council centred on the authority’s joint venture with British Telecom (BT). Fitzgerald, currently the … Continue reading

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Kevin really really wants my vote.

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General Election Rotherham 2017 – leaflets

First up the Yorkshire Party: and Sarah Champion Labour: .

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Fight for Labour heartlands only just beginning as party slams Tory’s ‘savage attack’ on working people

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has suggested the fight for Labour’s Northern heartlands is only just beginning, as he claimed voters would soon start waking up to the “threat” posed by another Tory government. Speaking in the wake of the Conservative … Continue reading

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