Story Not Being Fully Told – Tales From The Town Hall


Story Not Being Fully Told Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary is the latest body to delve into what has been going on within South Yorkshire Police over the long standing problems of child sex abuse in the county. This week … Continue reading

News and Shorts 11th Oct 2014


If readers see something, not yet posted? Be grateful if you would let us know, Rik. From the Yorkshire Post: Ukip’s election game-changer EACH of Britain’s four main political parties are facing significant leadership quandaries this weekend following an extraordinary … Continue reading

News and Shorts 10th Oct 2014


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If readers see something, not yet posted? Be grateful if you would let us know, Rik. First up today from Tales from the Town Hall: From Compass: After the by-elections: the political leadership we need now From the Yorkshire Post: … Continue reading

Jolly good tales?


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Tales from the Town Hall have published this piece about Rotherham Council troughing. Please click on image to view in full:

Seen elsewhere – Sex Case Secrecy Failure


Tales From the Town Hall has news of further developments on the CSE Enquiry being led by Alexis Jay: Sex Case Secrecy Failure Seven days ago, the Rotherham Advertiser carried a story quoting Alexis Jay, the investigator who had been … Continue reading

How Much Does Kimber Earn?


Has answered that particular question, I won’t spoil the suspense:

Mystery Over Rotherham CEO’s Salary…Solved

Interesting to see what chief executives at South Yorkshire’s four councils are paying themselves this coming financial year in light of big cuts to services and jobs. Well, interesting to see what they’re getting if you can get up-to-date figures from the councils.

Not everyone was coming clean.

Tales from the Town Hall – adds fuel to the fire – Rotherham Council: What A Pantomime!

The quite wonderful, Tales from the Town Hall, has covered this tale of Council failure to follow it’s own rules:

Rotherham Council: What A Pantomime!
For years Rotherham Council has been putting up a hoarding on the side of its arts centre advertising the town’s pantomime. But, thanks to the savvy of one of the town’s more outspoken citizens, it now appears the council has never had planning permission to erect the advertising hoarding. This from a council that recently took a pensioner to court for advertising on the side of his home details of his son’s business. Read story……