Solicitor honoured for work helping child abuse survivors

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A DEDICATED young solicitor who has helped Rotherham child abuse survivors access justice has been given a prestigious award for her achievements. Amy Clowrey (27), who was hailed as an “inspiration”, said she was stunned to be named Rising Star … Continue reading

Child sex abuse compensation payments paid by Rotherham council bosses

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A LAWYER representing victims of Rotherham’s child sex abuse scandal has welcomed compensation payments being paid by council bosses and police in six cases — with a further 75 claims still to be settled. Child abuse expert David Greenwood, of … Continue reading

Police and council agree compensation running into six figures with Rotherham abuse scandal victims

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Victims of the Rotherham child sex abuse scandal have received compensation pay-outs running into six-figure sums from South Yorkshire Police and the town’s council, The Yorkshire Post can reveal. Lawyers acting on behalf of 75 women who were preyed on … Continue reading

Children still being placed at risk in Rotherham

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Outcry as fresh report shows children still being placed at risk in Rotherham A SOLICITOR representing victims of child sexual exploitation has sharply criticised Rotherham Council after a recent damning inspection report into a children’s home revealed serious safeguarding failures … Continue reading

Only a ‘small fraction’ of Rotherham CSE victims has come forward for help

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Only a ‘small fraction’ of Rotherham CSE victims has come forward for help, says lawyer Only a small fraction of more than 1,400 victims who were sexually exploited as children in Rotherham over a 16-year period have come forward for … Continue reading

Five Live Monday 2 March – not to be missed

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BBC Radio 5 Live 2 March, sorry I missed this until I checked my twitter. No one should miss this especially if you are affected. Click link below to listen: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b053zr4d Thanks to Nick Garnett of the BBC this was … Continue reading

Star – Yorkshire Police refuse to publish child abuse reports

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This important piece covered by the Star: Yorkshire Police refuse to publish child abuse reports by Chris Burn chris.burn@thestar.co.uk Rotherham Council has refused to publish two key reports which highlighted the town’s child sexual exploitation problems more than a decade … Continue reading

Taxpayers face bill for compensation payouts to Rotherham’s child abuse victims

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First off the mark with this story, the Rotherham Star: Taxpayers face bill for compensation payouts to Rotherham’s child abuse victims Taxpayers may have to foot the bill for millions of pounds in compensation payouts to Rotherham’s child sexual exploitation … Continue reading

Yorkshire Post – ‘Child-sex abuse victims in Rotherham still not getting enough support’

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‘Child-sex abuse victims in Rotherham still not getting enough support’ VICTIMS OF child sexual exploitation are still not getting the help they need to cope with their trauma because of a lack of resources to provide counselling and therapy, according … Continue reading

Another Don’t Miss!

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BBC 1 Yorkshire Inside Out — at 7:30 tonight Monday 10 November.). Toby Foster presents Inside Out Yorkshire and Lincolnshire when he investigates claims that South Yorkshire police officers in Rotherham tried to stop children making allegations of sexual assault. … Continue reading