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  • Free schools 'an attack on unions'

    Free schools 'an attack on unions'

    By Michael Conlon on Fri 20 May 2011

    Sir, Regarding another "free school" for Maltby, to put it in laymen's terms it is a direct attack to curtail unions from schools.

  • Scotland benefits from Barnett Formula

    Scotland benefits from Barnett Formula

    By David Miller on Fri 20 May 2011

    Sir, I feel I must respond to Norman Duff's comments regarding my letters to the editor.

  • Clean up this health hazard

    Clean up this health hazard

    By Mrs Brenda Hammond on Mon 16 May 2011

    Sir. I reported a dead dog lying in Maltby Dyke five weeks ago. I got in touch with environmental health who were not interested, they told me to go to the environment agency who also were not interested and told me to go back to environmenal health at Rot

  • TIme for a vote of no confidence?

    TIme for a vote of no confidence?

    By Kevin Philips on Thu 12 May 2011

    Sir. As you can imagine as a very concerned parent I was appalled to learn that two of the deputy heads of that school have already indeed had a pay rise and the head teacher is currently awaiting for a wage increase himself.

  • Wake up and smell the coffee

    Wake up and smell the coffee

    By Jeff Shead on Wed 11 May 2011

    Sir. Let's get this straight. Good, long-standing teachers are getting the sack, have gone on three or four day weeks while others are taking early retirement.

  • Thanks for your support

    Thanks for your support

    By Cllr Lyndsay Pichley on Wed 11 May 2011

    Sir. I would like to give my thanks to everyone who has supported me during my election.

  • I will promote honesty

    I will promote honesty

    By S Thornton on Tue 10 May 2011

    Sir. Could I say a big thank you to the people of North Anston who recently supported and voted for me in the recent election.

  • Fight the cuts

    Fight the cuts

    By Chris Bingham - Rotherham Socialist Party member and TUSC candidate on Tue 10 May 2011

    Sir. In the recent local elections, the Socialist Party (under the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition Against Cuts banner) received 211 votes, which works out to 5.1% of the vote.

  • Proud to serve

    Proud to serve

    By Cllr Jenny Andrews on Tue 10 May 2011

    Sir, I would like to take this opportunity to thank the people of Hellaby Ward for electing me as their borough councillor.

  • Thanks to electors

    Thanks to electors

    By Cllr Paul Lakin on Sun 08 May 2011

    Sir, I would like to express my thanks and appreciation to the electorate of Valley Ward that turned out to vote for me in last week’s borough council elections and returned me as their borough councillor.

  • Labour candidate's thanks

    Labour candidate's thanks

    By Cllr Peter Wootton on Sun 08 May 2011

    Sir, May I take this opportunity to express my sincere thanks to the electorate of the Boston Castle Ward for their continuing support during the recent local council elections.

  • Appalling treatment at Rawmarsh Community School

    Appalling treatment at Rawmarsh Community School

    By Admin on Fri 06 May 2011

    I have been following the strike action at Rawmarsh Community School with some interest and concern.

  • Candidate's thanks

    Candidate's thanks

    By Michael Conlon on Wed 04 May 2011

    Sir, May I take this opportunity to thank the people of Maltby for their votes and your support in the local elections. Thank you.

  • Thank to my London Marathon sponsors

    Thank to my London Marathon sponsors

    By Gary Page on Tue 03 May 2011

    Sir, I would like to thank all my customers,friends and family, Rotherham Scooter Club, and all the residents of Woodall Road for sponsoring me in this year's London marathon, which I completed in 3 hours, 31 minutes and 48 seconds.

  • Questions over parish council magazine

    Questions over parish council magazine

    By Nick Gillies on Tue 26 Apr 2011

    Sir, In a move that could cost Harthill Parish Council thousands of pounds and void next week's local election the parish council has paid for what is in reality electioneering by its chair, Joyce Pattinson.

  • England for the English

    England for the English

    By David Miller on Sun 24 Apr 2011

    Sir, The austerity cuts will hit England hardest. Why doesn’t it have its own parliament like the rest of Britain?