Diamond geezer donates jewel to Mayor’s ball


They say diamonds are a girl’s best friend and for the Mayor of Rotherham this is certainly true, as a special donation signs her time off with a sparkle. A flawless diamond worth over £2,000 was gifted to Cllr Lyndsay … Continue reading

UK delegation explores collaboration on healthcare with Northwest China


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UK-Xi’an Healthcare Communication Seminar was held on 9 January, showcasing the UK’s expertise in healthcare. The British Embassy and Xi’an Health and Family Planning Commission co-hosted a ‘UK-Xi’an Healthcare Communication Seminar’ on 9 January, showcasing the UK’s expertise in healthcare. … Continue reading

2016 Election Selection Dejection


There are 63 seats to be contested in Rotherham’s 2016 Council elections….3 councillors for each of the 21 Wards. Sadly, well maybe not so sadly, none of the political parties can at present find sufficient candidates to contest every seat. … Continue reading

The scale of Labour’s problem?


Nothing quite exemplifies the scale of Labour’s problems in Rotherham, than the list of Labour councillors, whose term of office expires next May. There are some real incompetents, deadbeats and worse, among this bunch. They are also all signed up … Continue reading

The shame of the Rotherham Labour 57!


Rotherham’s Labour Group Shabana Ahmed Jahangir Akhtar Shaukat Ali Jenny Andrews Lauren Astbury Alan Atkin Ian Barron Christine Beaumont Dominic Beck Alan Buckley Jo Burton Maggi Clark Simon Currie Judith Dalton Barry Dodson John Doyle Sue Ellis Jacqui Falvey John … Continue reading

Who are the Holderness Labour members behind the Aston-cum-Aughton Parish election scandal ?

Holderness Labour’s candidates, on whose behalf the notorious leaflet was distributed.

North Ward: Bartholomew, Bernadette Ann; Corkell, Derek; Knowles, David Alfred; Smith, Gerald; Wade, Patricia: Woodhouse, Michael Richard.

South Ward: Armitage, Alex; Jack, Hilda Landells; Jack, Kingsley Manuel Paxton; Pitchley, Lyndsay; Richardson, Jim.

West Ward: Robinson, Christopher Bernard; Windle, Carole.

Example of official Labour Parish election leaflet:

The ‘offending’ leaflet:Those with sharp eyes, will have noted that the official Labour Leaflet states, ‘Published by G.Smith 4 Brook Close Aston Sheffield S26 2GB Printed by J S Blencowe’. The same address, minus the name G Smith, appears on the ‘offensive’ leaflet which is both misleading and untrue in most respects!

Whose address is this? I can reveal it is the residential address of one of Rotherham’s most disagreeable politicians, Borough Councillor and at least until tomorrow, Aston-cum-Aughton Parish Councillor – Gerald Smith !