Thursday 27 November 2014

Corporate Manslaughter

A Rotherham company has been found guilty of corporate manslaughter and fined half a million pounds following the death of a father of three in an explosion at a waste recycling plant. I reported live on the story soon after the news broke...

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Tuesday 18 November 2014

Rotherham Child Sexual Exploitation

The woeful support for victims of child grooming provided by Rotherham Council and the ineffective inspections carried out by Ofsted failed hundreds of children who were abused in the town - so says a new report published by MPs. The Communities and Local Government Committee has now summoned Ofsted for questioning. Here's my story...

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Friday 14 November 2014

Ched Evans, BBC News Channel

The story of Ched Evans' return to Sheffield United, albeit for training rather than playing for the team at this stage, has been a huge story not only in South Yorkshire but in the national media too. Today I was invited to a press conference at Bramall Lane but only on the proviso that I didn't ask the manager Nigel Clough about Ched Evans. The elephant in the room. Following this I did a 2 way on the BBC News Channel tonight...

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Sunday 9 November 2014

Yorkshire Remembers

I've been in Sheffield and Mirfield covering Remembrance Sunday services. Huge numbers of people turned out in the hundredth anniversary year since the start of the First World War.

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Saturday 8 November 2014

Rowan Williams

The former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has been speaking today in front of an audience of hundreds at St Mark's Church in Broomhill, Sheffield. He's been talking on the subject of 'faith in search of understanding today'. I managed to get 5 minutes with him...and a selfie!

Monday 3 November 2014


I've been to meet 91 year old Harry Leslie Smith who made a name for himself with his inspiring speech on the NHS at the Labour party conference earlier this year. In the lead up to Remembrance Sunday, he's said he'll never wear a poppy again because he thinks politicians have hijacked the cause for their own benefit...

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