Mon 10 May 2021
PARENTS across South Yorkshire are urged to be aware of an emerging scam where fraudsters have posed as victims' children in a bid to steal thousands of pounds.
By David Parker on Fri 18 Jan 2019
A CHILD abuse support charity boss has told a court how a victim “panicked” when her name was broadcast live on a BBC radio report about her rape trial.
By David Parker on Thu 17 Jan 2019
A REPORTER who broadcast a child sexual exploitation victim's name on a live radio news bulletin has told a court he is “deeply sorry” for the error.
By Gareth Dennison on Thu 10 Jan 2019
A SWEET shop worker who tried to bribe children with freebies to get them to expose themselves has been jailed.
By Adele Forrest on Thu 10 Jan 2019
CHILD abuse campaigner Sammy Woodhouse has been nominated for a prestigious award recognising those who made significant and lasting contributions to society.
By Adele Forrest on Thu 03 Jan 2019
A MAN has pleaded guilty to making and distributing indecent images of children.
By David Parker on Fri 21 Dec 2018
A PAEDOPHILE has been jailed for 16 years for sexually abusing two children.
A PAEDOPHILE who groomed a teenager on Facebook and sexually abused him has been given a further jail sentence — but won’t serve any longer behind bars.
A MAN who suffered abuse as a teenager at the hands of paedophile Kieron Young paid tribute to his family and the police for helping him secure a conviction.
By Gareth Dennison on Wed 19 Dec 2018
A 44-year-old man from Rotherham yesterday (Tuesday) became the 17th person arrested under Operation Stovewood.
By Adele Forrest on Wed 12 Dec 2018
SEXUAL assault victims are waiting up to 14 months to access counselling and the sector is struggling to keep up with increasing demand, MPs have said.
By Adele Forrest on Tue 11 Dec 2018
ROTHERHAM MP Sarah Champion has launched a national survey for adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse.
By Michael Upton on Tue 04 Dec 2018
ROTHERHAM Borough Council has defended paying more than £1 million to lawyers representing it in the face of claims from child sex abuse survivors — far more than has been paid out in compensation.
By David Parker on Mon 03 Dec 2018
A WICKERSLEY man has appeared in court charged with multiple child sex offences against two girls in the 1970s and 1980s.
By Adele Forrest on Mon 03 Dec 2018
CHILD abuse survivor Sammy Woodhouse said “Rotherham Council should have had my back” during the controversial family court proceedings, which have seen her call for a national overhaul of the system.
By David Parker on Thu 29 Nov 2018
A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of raping a girl under the age of 16 as part of the National Crime Agency's investigation into child sexual exploitation in Rotherham.