Tag Archives: Rotherham

Suspended sentence for South Yorkshire man found in possession of child pornography

A 44-year-old South Yorkshire man, who admitted to possessing more than 140 images of child pornography, has been a suspended sentence. Jon Bryan Rosling of Sunnyside, Rotherham was sentenced to 30-weeks in prison, suspended for two years, as well as … Continue reading

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Thousands of children groomed as drug mules in ‘county lines’ trade

Thousands of children are being used by criminal gangs as drug runners in a grooming scandal with echoes of Rotherham and Rochdale, it can be revealed. Modern slavery laws are to be employed for the first time to tackle exploitation … Continue reading

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Fear for Roma ignored in Rotherham

Jayne Senior, the youth worker who first exposed the child sexual abuse scandal in Rotherham, has revealed that she encountered similar problems involving members of the Roma community. Ms Senior was made an MBE last June for her role in … Continue reading

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Girl (13) “goaded” into performing sex act on 27-year-old man, court told.

A MAN has gone on trial accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl 14 years ago. Arshid Hussain (42) denies forcing the girl to give him oral sex in his car in Rotherham town centre between January and April 2003 … Continue reading

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Consultation to open on Rotherham bins shake-up

CONSULTATION will open on Rotherham’s bin collections after the senior councillors voted to press ahead with the proposals. The shake-up is aimed at saving £1.3 million a year and will involve an annual £40-a-year charge for garden waste. The blue … Continue reading

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Government considered scrapping Sheffield-Rotherham tram-train scheme

Government considered scrapping Sheffield-Rotherham tram-train scheme A group of MPs has heard the government considered scrapping the Sheffield to Rotherham tram-train scheme because of spiralling costs. The UK’s first tram-train scheme would enable trams to run on existing train tracks … Continue reading

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Cabinet at War?

 Only cave dwellers could have failed to notice the battles within the Tory Party in recent weeks, but talk is that an equally unedifying, if rather less meaningful squabble is taking place closer to home. Rumour has it that discontent … Continue reading

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