This could only happen in Rotherham?

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Private Eye dropped through my letterbox this morning. It contains this piece in Rotten Boroughs, thought readers would appreciate sight of it: Make sure you get your own copy before 1363 sells out in the shops! The best way and … Continue reading

Rare sight in Silverwood

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A very rare sight indeed, Labour out campaigning in Silverwood Ward. Rothpol spies the ‘kiss of death’ to many a campaign, Darren Hughes, on the extreme right of the picture? Darren even made a mess of his own re-election campaign … Continue reading

Coincidence or coordination?

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The Unity Centre and REMA’s accounts have been overdue. Now, without explanation, both sets of accounts have now been filed on the same day! Coincidence or coordination? . .

The Star – Child exploitation team receive award

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An award? There was me still thinking that they are still subject to an independent inquiry to determine how to fix it! Rotherham Council Press Release: National Award for Child Sexual Exploitation Partnership Published Friday, 21st March 2014 News Breaking … Continue reading

Swinton Labour Candidate Breaks Cover

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Stuart Samsone the replacement Swinton candidate gets some publicity, courtesy of the Labour Group website: Left to right, Stuart Samsone, John Doyle and Ken Wyatt.

Caven Vines responds to ‘that letter’

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For some reason, known only to the Editor, this response from Caven Vines was denied space in this weeks Advertiser. Judge for yourselves: Previously: That Letter! Posted on March 15, 2014 by rothpol This gallery contains 1 photo. There is … Continue reading

Rotherham Labour – policy free zone?

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When election addresses are about to start dropping through letterboxes. I thought it might be instructive to take a look at the policies of a party, that always accuses their opponents of having policies that are ‘nothing to do with … Continue reading

Rory Bremner on Conviction Politicians

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Readers may have missed this from Rory Bremner on Tuesday 25th Feb 2014 making an appearance on Newsnight, presented by Jeremy Paxman: “We do have conviction politicians nowadays, in the sense that we have politicians with convictions. Like Chris Huhne … Continue reading

Time to step up…

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To my fellow armchair warriors, angry and frustrated from the safety and comfort of our lounges and living rooms. I have a message to you all. A message that I myself have wrestled with for too long… What are we … Continue reading