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This week some information of a statistical nature, was given to the local press, Star and Advertiser, who swallowed the spin, hook line and sinker. Chris Burn of the Star, has admitted to me, he has not been able to … Continue reading
From the Star: Police workers in South Yorkshire face losing their jobs Thousands of police workers across South Yorkshire have been placed on redundancy notice as bosses battle to save £29 million over the next two years. Around 2,000 members … Continue reading
This explosive piece has just been published online by the Star: Ed Miliband admits Rotherham child abuse victims were ‘terribly let down’ by Labour representatives Opposition leader Ed Miliband has admitted Rotherham abuse victims were ‘terribly let down’ by Labour … Continue reading
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Our spotter this time highlights a case of a really badly written story, from the Star: To view the most recent comments on this story on the Star website, click here. .
Criticism for police and council chiefs over response to sexual exploitation of children Police and council chiefs in Rotherham have been criticised by MPs over their response to tackling the sexual exploitation of children – with agencies described as ‘inexcusably … Continue reading
From the Star’s website:
A TOWN clerk downloaded pornography and used a council credit card to pay for it, a court heard.
Roy Hunt, aged 70, of Alexandra Road, Swallownest, Rotherham, used a card belonging to Dronfield Town Council to pay for porn, petrol and electrical equipment and falsified the accounts.
The former clerk was found guilty of 11 charges, included purchasing two laptops and petrol with council money.
His crimes were discovered when he went on holiday and colleagues discovered a credit card statement. Read on……..
Thanks go to several readers who spotted this piece and wondered the same question as me?
Update on sentencing from The Star:
Published on Thursday 14 June 2012 06:00
A TOWN clerk who used a council credit card to view a gay porn website has been handed a suspended jail sentence. Read on…..