Thu 03 Dec 2020
A CONTROLLED explosion was carried out in a park in Greasbrough today (Thursday) after police discovered two explosive devices at a property.
By Adele Forrest on Thu 03 Dec 2020
CAMPAIGNING Sarah Champion has condemned an “outrageous” decision to press ahead with more than 130 miles of new smart motorways without implementing safety improvements.
By Danielle Andrews on Tue 20 Oct 2020
UNIVERSAL Credit claimants in Rotherham increased by 65 per cent in April and a further 15 per cent in May, a report has found.
By Gareth Dennison on Thu 15 Oct 2020
PLANS have been submitted for a hot food takeaway just yards from a primary school entrance.
By Danielle Andrews on Tue 30 Jun 2020
THE leader of Rotherham Council has welcomed the news that the South Yorkshire devolution deal is near completion - saying the economic recovery is of “paramount importance” following the coronavirus pandemic.
By George Torr on Mon 29 Jun 2020
SOUTH Yorkshire’s long-awaited drawn-out slog to finalise a working devolution deal is finally complete.
By David Parker on Wed 24 Jun 2020
A RIGHT-wing think tank is being launched in the north with a council made up of ‘Blue Wall’ MPs.
By Adele Forrest on Thu 04 Jun 2020
ROTHERHAM MP Sarah Champion has welcomed the outcome of a two-year Government inquiry into the trustees of a defunct racial justice charity – but says the result is “bittersweet” in the current climate
By Adele Forrest on Fri 03 Apr 2020
A GRIEVING mum launched a petition calling on the Government to reopen cemeteries during the coronavirus pandemic — saying: “People have the right to mourn loved ones.”
By Michael Upton on Fri 27 Mar 2020
MPS ALEXANDER Stafford and Sarah Champion joined forces in condemning profiteers making money out of the coronavirus crisis.
By Adele Forrest on Mon 23 Mar 2020
POLICE will take action against any pubs, bars, clubs and restaurants that don’t adhere to the Government’s orders to close during the coronavirus pandemic.
By Adele Forrest on Thu 12 Mar 2020
AN 18-point action plan to tackle the safety of smart motorways has been announced by the Transport Secretary today — leaving Rotherham MP Sarah Champion asking: “Why were they ever commissioned in the first place with deadly flaws?”
By Michael Upton on Thu 05 Mar 2020
A FORMER Mayor of Rotherham and long-serving Labour councillor has died aged 79.
By Gareth Dennison on Thu 30 Jan 2020
A TEENAGER is a finalist at the British Muslim Awards for his work as a member of youth parliament for Rotherham.
By Adele Forrest on Tue 28 Jan 2020
ROTHERHAM MP Sarah Champion is calling on the Government to address a legal loophole that is leaving teenagers exposed to abuse from adults in positions of trust.
By Adele Forrest on Fri 24 Jan 2020
THE Government’s response to the dangers of smart motorways was “woefully inept”, said MP Sarah Champion after she called for an immediate end to the roll-out of the scheme.