Government to be pushed for extra health cash thanks to opposition councillor

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AN OPPOSITION councillor’s amendment to an NHS motion from Labour won the ruling party’s support. A motion moved by Cllr Wendy Cooksey noted how the health service in Rotherham is struggling to cope. It called for scrutiny of the future … Continue reading

Liberal Democrats announce Rotherham candidates

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PRESS RELEASE Embargo: 25/04/17 Contact: Adam Carter 07490 921955 adam.carter@rblibdems.org.uk Liberal Democrats announce Rotherham candidates Rotherham Liberal Democrats have announced their candidates to fight the general election. The party now have 100,000 members, the most since the 2003 Iraq war. … Continue reading

South Yorkshire MP attacks Prime Minster’s grammar school expansion plans

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A Sheffield MP has joined a new cross-party campaign to derail Theresa May’s flagship education reform programme to expand the number of grammar schools in England. Sheffield Hallam MP and former deputy prime minister Nick Clegg has joined forces with … Continue reading

Labour Sheffield councillor suspended for trees vote

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The Sheffield Labour group has suspended one of its councillors for not voting along party lines on a motion regarding tree felling. Coun Nasima Akther, who represents the Nether Edge and Sharrow ward, abstained from a vote on a motion … Continue reading

February 2nd by-elections nominations

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Firstly we have the by-election occasioned by Andrew Roddison, and his eventual resignation. Andrew Roddison was the labour councillor until his disgrace. Brinsworth & Catcliffe Ward: Dinnington Ward: Election Agents: Brinsworth & Catcliffe Dinnington .

Adam Carter launches road safety campaign after local pensioner knocked over

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Liberal Democrat campaigner Adam Carter launched a petition on Thursday (5th) to improve road safety along the section of Bawtry Road that runs through Brinsworth. A local pensioner was knocked over last year by a car, suffering multiple serious injuries. … Continue reading