2016 Election Selection Dejection

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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

Every picture tells a story – don’t it?

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The picture below was taken on Saturday and shows the Silverwood Ward labour campaign team. For the sophisticates among our readership, some hidden meanings will be apparent?

The Mayor Resigns

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Reports are coming in, to the effect that The Mayor Barry Dodson has resigned! ‘Personal reasons’ are the stated reason, apparently? There must be more? See also: The Mayor Barry Dodson Rothpol’s congratulations go to Maggi Clark, who will now … Continue reading

The shame of the Rotherham Labour 57!

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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

Cowley Residents Action Group (CRAG) – Get Serious

crag-300x224Cowley Residents Action Group (CRAG) are getting ready for some serious action in defence of their environment.

From the Advertiser, get yours in the morning:

Legal challenge to coal reclamation scheme

Published date: 12 April 2013 | Published by: Michael Upton

CAMPAIGNERS are launching a legal challenge to a controversial coal reclamation scheme.

Cowley Residents Action Group is taking legal action against Sheffield City Council following its decision to grant planning permission to RecyCoal Ltd to reclaim coal from the former Hesley Wood Spoil Heap at Chapeltown. … Continue reading

Thorpe Hesley residents should be interested in this issue, after all, it affects them too! Wonder what position RMBC took? What do the ‘local’ Councillors!; Ian Baron, Maggi Clark and Barry Kaye, think? We should be told!