Monthly Archives: February 2014

The Tablet – Denis looking for absolution?

Originally posted on Rotherham Politics:
The Catholic weekly, The Tablet, features an article penned by Denis MacShane: Can’t help but be surprised at the Tablet’s keenness to provide space to this convicted fraudster? Perhaps even more surprising when you consider…

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Why is selective licensing needed in Maltby ?

We may well ask why selective licensing is needed in Maltby, or anywhere else for that matter. Here is the information from RMBC’s web page which purports to explain. (No, I can’t see a map either) It might also be … Continue reading

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Selective Licensing Consultation, RMBC – Which “parts of Maltby ” ?

Waiting to hear from Dave Richmond, RMBC’s Director of Housing and Neighbourhoods regarding  information on which “parts of Maltby” are / will be affected by this. Any views welcome . From RMBC website Selective Licensing Consultation cancellation of Drop In … Continue reading

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Who Wouldn’t Want This Man As Their MP ?

He’d be priviliged to be selected, he says.  Place your bets now for the chances of this … …  Rt Hon Sir Kevin Barron MP  I, Kevin Barron, was born in Hazlewood Castle, Tadcaster, and moved with my family to … Continue reading

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Kevin Barron – Legislation on votes for 16 and 17 year olds

Our MP seems to think that having 16 and 17 year olds able to vote would “ensure politicians in Westminster listen to young people and their concerns.” Not sure how that works. He doesn’t listen to what his constituents aged … Continue reading

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Rotherham CSE Team Under the “Leadership” of Roger Stone – God help us

The CSE Team will move out of  Maltby police station to Riverside, Rotherham by September. Safeguarding Children’s Board chairman Steve Ashley has been among those appealing for a more central location. Rotherham Council’s Children’s Services Director, Joyce Thacker said, “We … Continue reading

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Neighbourhood Watch Members Needed in Maltby

Members are needed for a neighbourhood watch group in Maltby.      Rotherham Neighbourhood Watch Association comprises individual watches and works closely with the local authority, the police and other agencies to help combat the fear of crime and promote … Continue reading

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Safer Internet and Shaun Wright’s Support

Missed this one which happened on Tuesday 11th. Good to see our Police and Crime Commissioner is supporting anything to do with the safety of children, in any respect. When it is agreed that the whole PCC scenario across the … Continue reading

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Kevin Barron on Protection of Children’s Health: Offence of Smoking in a Private Vehicle

It’s good when you find something that you agree with your MP on. Pleased therefore to learn that our Kevin is supporting the abstention of smoking in a private vehicle, in the interest of our children’s health. As to whether … Continue reading

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Undeclared Interests and the Ombudsman?

Originally posted on Rotherham Politics:
This has come in from an ‘Old Labour’ source that brings some illumination on the issue of undeclared interests, a common problem in Rotherham: “Amy Rushforth, daughter of Kevin Baron is currently being investigated by…

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