Child abuse trial: ‘We needed help,’ says aunt of pregnant teenage sisters

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TWO sisters were both made pregnant as schoolgirls after becoming involved with older Asian youths and men, a court has heard. The sisters’ aunt told a jury she scoured the streets looking for her nieces — but knew there would … Continue reading

Girl: “By age of 16, I’d slept with 100 Asian men”, court told

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A GIRL was trafficked around the country and had sex with “100 Asian men” by the time she was 16, a court heard. The alleged victim, now aged 32, said she had been taken to locations such as Birmingham, Manchester … Continue reading

Girl given cannabis and sexually abused in factory, jury told

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A SCHOOLGIRL was given cannabis and made to perform sexual acts on a man in an abandoned factory, a court has heard. The alleged victim, who was aged between 13 and 15 at the time, said in a police interview … Continue reading

VIDEO: Call for all Rotherham councillors to vote on learning disability centre closures

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CAMPAIGNERS have called for all Rotherham councillors to be given a vote on the closure of the town’s learning disability centres. Addressing dozens of protesters outside the Town Hall before this afternoon’s full council meeting, Robin Symonds, of Save Rotherham’s … Continue reading

Vulnerable grandfather, 96, is found slumped in a chair still in his hospital gown by his distraught daughter after being discarded at his home by NHS hospital driver

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A vulnerable 96-year-old grandad was discarded at his home by a hospital driver  Cliff Schofield’s daughter Jane, of Rotherham, South Yorkshire, found him The elderly Mr Schofield was collapsed in a chair still in his hospital gown A vulnerable 96-year-old … Continue reading

The Yorkshire Post says: The MP now in fear of her life. Death threats undermine politics

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EVEN though there have always been occasions when politicians, and other public figures, have had to take additional security and safety steps, the current abuse being meted out to MPs, as well as their families and staff, marks a depressing … Continue reading

Listen: Anti-social behaviour ‘out of control’

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People living in the Eastwood area of Rotherham say anti-social behaviour and violence is making their lives a daily misery. Residents say street drinking, noise nuisance, fly-tipping and violence are just some of the recurring problems in the area. A … Continue reading