Tue 19 Nov 2019
ABOUT 300 cannabis plants were discovered in a vacant shop in Rotherham town centre.
By Adele Forrest on Fri 15 Nov 2019
COUNCIL leaders have asked for more clarity from the government over initiatives set up to help residents and businesses affected by flooding.
HOUSEHOLDS and business owners significantly affected by recent flooding will have immediate relief on their council tax and business rates, the Prime Minister announced today (Friday).
By Adele Forrest on Wed 13 Nov 2019
THE Prime Minister has announced the government will give homeowners who have been left devastated by flooding £500 — and businesses could claim up to £2,500.
By Adele Forrest on Tue 12 Nov 2019
“FLOODING isn’t a natural disaster — it’s human-made,” Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said as he blasted the government’s “weak” climate plans before he visited devastated homes in the Dearne Valley.
By Gareth Dennison on Fri 01 Nov 2019
SHEFFIELD councillor Sophie Wilson won the Labour vote to fight for retiring Kevin Barron’s Rother Valley seat.
DROPPINGWELL protesters chanted “stop the tip” outside Rotherham Town Hall — as the Environment Agency admitted it should have consulted the council over reopening the site.
By Gareth Dennison on Mon 28 Oct 2019
DROPPINGWELL protesters will demonstrate outside Wednesday’s (30) Rotherham Council meeting as campaigners fear support from the authority is waning.
By Adele Forrest on Thu 24 Oct 2019
THE Government has announced it will review the controversial ‘smart motorway’ scheme after lobbying from a Rotherham widow whose husband was killed on the M1 section.
By Michael Upton on Tue 01 Oct 2019
“REROUTE HS2 or scrap it” — that was the call from the leader of Rotherham Council and the Mayor of Doncaster this week.
By David Parker on Fri 13 Sep 2019
THE Prime Minister has denied saying local police forces were "spaffing money up the wall" on historic CSE allegations - and insisted such investigations were "extremely important".
A HECKLER interrupted Boris Johnson’s speech on the Northern Powerhouse in Rotherham this afternoon (Friday) by demanding he reconvene his MPs in Parliament.
By Adele Forrest on Thu 12 Sep 2019
AN MP has waded into a row over a school’s strict uniform policy, which was branded “petty” by parents who likened it to a “military regime”.
By Adele Forrest on Fri 06 Sep 2019
A WIDOW whose husband and a fellow motorist were killed on a new stretch of so-called “smart motorway” is calling for the controversial road set-up to be scrapped, saying their deaths were “avoidable”.
By Gareth Dennison on Tue 03 Sep 2019
WORK is set to start tomorrow (Wednesday) on preparing Droppingwell tip — and protesters are planning a demonstration at the gates.
By Gareth Dennison on Fri 30 Aug 2019
A MISCONCEPTION that EU migrant communities will leave Rotherham after Brexit could fuel hostilities, a council briefing warned.