Thu 11 Aug 2022
TRAVELODGE has exchanged contracts for its 69-room hotel on Forge Island — part of its £160 million expansion programme.
By Michael Upton on Thu 13 Jan 2022
CAMPAIGNING child sexual abuse survivors said the conviction of Nazir Ahmed should give others hope they can get justice and that no-one is above the law.
By Michael Upton on Fri 07 Jan 2022
A CSE survivor called for a public inquiry into South Yorkshire Police’s handling of child exploitation after a new report revealed officers were failing to record suspects’ ethnicities years after the Rotherham grooming scandal broke.
By David Parker on Thu 09 Dec 2021
A FORMER peer who is on trial on charges of sexually abusing a boy and a girl almost 50 years ago accused a prosecutor of provoking him as he gave evidence and repeatedly denied any wrongdoing.
By Michael Upton on Wed 01 Dec 2021
A MAN who downloaded “vile” images of children as young as six being sexually abused was spared an immediate prison sentence after a judge heard he provided vital support to his sick father-in-law.
By Gareth Dennison on Mon 29 Nov 2021
A RESIDENT questioned why a detective given a final warning for gross misconduct on CSE was back enquiring about such crimes.
By Michael Upton on Wed 24 Nov 2021
MINISTERS were asked to think again after scrapping funding which supports CSE survivors.
By Michael Upton on Tue 23 Nov 2021
A WATCHDOG’S report into the police’s handling of CSE in Rotherham has highlighted ongoing issues — and backed a review of the law on grooming victims’ criminal convictions.
By Gareth Dennison on Wed 17 Nov 2021
TORY allegations of inaction on child sexual exploitation will be reviewed by the Rotherham Safeguarding Children’s Partnership.
By Gareth Dennison on Fri 05 Nov 2021
OPPOSITION councillors will call on RMBC to acknowledge that child sexual exploitation remains a problem in Rotherham — and demand an apology to survivors for failings.
By David Parker on Mon 01 Nov 2021
A CHILD sex offender who once looked at pornography on his victim’s phones has been locked up for 20 years.
By David Parker on Fri 08 Oct 2021
THREE men have been cleared of sexually abusing schoolgirls in the early 2000s.
By David Parker on Thu 07 Oct 2021
THE JURY in the case of three men accused of sexually abusing two schoolgirls has retired to consider its verdicts.
By David Parker on Fri 01 Oct 2021
AN ALLEGED child sex offender said he never sexually assaulted a schoolgirl - and had in fact lost his virginity to an older woman.
By David Parker on Fri 24 Sep 2021
AN ALLEGED child groomer sexually assaulted a girl in a lift at Meadowhall, a court was told.
By Michael Upton on Fri 24 Sep 2021
CAMPAIGNERS are calling for a public debate on how Rotherham has improved in tackling child sexual exploitation since the Jay Report.