Tag Archives: UKIP

Rotherham and the very real Ukip threat – Helen Pidd

In the wake of the child grooming scandal, Rotherham is one of Ukip’s top target seats for May’s general election. But a poll suggests neighbouring Rother Valley, held by Sir Kevin Barron for 32 years, is within the grasp of … Continue reading

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Ban the Jobless from Driving & Ease Congestion – Ukip Candidate

“Not so much a party as an out of control stag party ” @jreedmp Lynton Yates, party hopeful in Charnwood, Leicestershire has urged the jobless to “catch a bus” rather than clog the roads with traffic.  Millions of benefits claimants … Continue reading

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Vote first, ask questions later – UKIP MEPs by Richard Corbett

Somehow found myself reading the blog of Richard Corbett, the Labour Member of the European Parliament for Yorkshire & Humber, today. Glad that I did however, as the following is well worth knowing, especially for anyone planning to vote UKIP in … Continue reading

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Whose money are you using this time, our Kevin ?

 Kevin Barron, Sarah Champion and John Healey are suing UKIP MEP Jane Collins for libel and slander after she made comments about the extent of their knowledge of Rotherham’s child sexual exploitation. From The Star : “A statement on behalf of … Continue reading

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Rother Valley UKIP Candidate on Sky News – Labour calls it “Car Crash Interview”

“A UKIP candidate tells Sky News that the people of Rotherham are afraid of immigrants living in the area ”  says Labour Party Prospective UKIP candidate Alan Cowells interviewed by Kay Burley for Sky News. (Our Kev gets a mention) … Continue reading

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SYPCC by-election The Results

Alan Billings (Labour) –  74,060 votes (50.02%)                                                                   … Continue reading

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Both SYPCC Candidates want the job scrapped

Yes, you did read that correctly- both of the candidates in the running to replace Shaun Wright as South Yorkshire Police and Crime commissioner want the posts to be scrapped. Now to me, this is saying that even though you … Continue reading

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It’s Official – 10 Children’s Centres to be closed by RMBC

Ten out of 22 children’s centres in Rotherham are set to close.  Roger Stone says they are going to provide services to children in “a different way”. Hope the different way doesn’t involve decisions made and actions taken (or not … Continue reading

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EX- Councillor’s Facebook page

Ex Councillor and Ex Deputy Leader of RMBC Jahangir Akhtar hasn’t updated his details on his Facebook page after he was ousted by UKIP’s Maureen Vines in last month’s election. He has posted regularly on the page but still has  … Continue reading

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Dinnington Ward – UKIP Win over Labour

Dinnington Ward Election of a Borough Councillor for Dinnington Ward on Thursday 22 May 2014 I, Martin Kimber, being the Returning Officer at the above election, do hereby give notice that the number of votes recorded for each candidate is … Continue reading

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