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Rotherham CSE investigation concludes with 21st conviction

Published on Tuesday, 16th May 2017 in Child sexual exploitation news

Rotherham Council leaders have welcomed the sentencing of the 21st person to be convicted of historic child sexual exploitation crimes.

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Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness Week

Published on Friday, 3rd February 2017 in Health and social care news

A range of events including a women only comedy night are being held in Rotherham next week by a local charity to spread the message that any form of sexual abuse and violence is unacceptable.

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Over 80 years in jail for child sexual exploitation gang

Published on Thursday, 2nd February 2017 in Child sexual exploitation news

Six men have been sentenced to 81-and-a-half years in prison for their roles in the sexual exploitation of two girls in Rotherham nearly 20 years ago.

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Guilty verdicts returned in CSE case at Sheffield Crown Court

Published on Wednesday, 25th January 2017 in Child sexual exploitation news

Leader of the Council, Cllr Chris Read, and Strategic Director of Children and Young People's Services, Ian Thomas respond to today's guilty verdicts in the CSE case at Sheffield Crown Court.

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Eight sentenced for child sexual exploitation

Published on Friday, 4th November 2016 in Council and democracy news

Council leaders in Rotherham have welcomed the tough jail sentences handed out to a gang of eight men who carried out horrific multiple crimes of child sexual exploitation

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Justice for child sexual exploitation victims

Published on Monday, 17th October 2016 in Children and family care news

Eight men have been found guilty today of the sexual exploitation of three girls between 1999 and 2003, following a four week trial at Sheffield Crown Court.

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Council to host job fayre to help people find their dream job

Published on Wednesday, 28th September 2016 in Work jobs training and advice news

Rotherham Council will host a special job fayre to recruit social care staff at its Riverside House headquarters in the town centre next week.

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Response to Government interventions: the use of Commissioners in Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Published on Friday, 19th August 2016 in Child sexual exploitation news

Cllr Read, Leader of Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council:

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Transforming child sexual exploitation services In Rotherham

Published on Friday, 1st July 2016 in Children and family care news

Rotherham is transforming the way it deals with child sexual exploitation (CSE) and now it is delivering a ground-breaking service to tackle it.

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Improvement is being made in Rotherham

Published on Wednesday, 29th June 2016 in Social care and support news

Rotherham Council's children's social care services are improving.

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Funding for Rotherham charities to help victims of child sexual exploitation

Published on Monday, 20th June 2016 in People and communities news

Charities and voluntary organisations in Rotherham are to be given a slice of £322,496 to help victims of child sexual exploitation.

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Council part of Tackling Child Sexual Exploitation Conference

Published on Wednesday, 15th June 2016 in Children and family care news

A survivor of child sexual exploitation is to tell her story on a national platform later this month to help agencies work together to tackle the crime.

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Rotherham Council plans for children at the heart of everything it does

Published on Friday, 27th May 2016 in Children and family care news

Rotherham is putting its past behind it with plans to ensure children are at the heart of everything it does.

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New hate crime initiative launched in Rotherham

Published on Friday, 20th May 2016 in Harassment - advice and support news

A new way of reporting hate crime in Rotherham has been launched in a bid to encourage victims to come forward.

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Commissioner at Rotherham Council moves on

Published on Wednesday, 13th April 2016 in Children and family care news

The man brought in by the Government to oversee Rotherham Council's children's services is set to move on after doing 18 months in the post.

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Rotherham standing together for National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day

Published on Friday, 18th March 2016 in Council and democracy news

People in Rotherham are being encouraged to show their support for National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day (18 March).

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Rotherham children have better understanding of CSE after watching ‘Chelsea’s Choice’

Published on Monday, 14th March 2016 in Children and family care news

Ninety-nine per cent of school children in Rotherham have a better understanding of CSE after watching 'Chelsea's Choice'.

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Launch of ‘ReachOut’ service to tackle child sexual exploitation

Published on Friday, 29th January 2016 in Commissioners news

A new service which will support children and young people in Rotherham who have been or who are at risk of being sexually exploited has been officially launched by Barnardo’s this week.

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Long-term support services to help victims and survivors of child sexual exploitation

Published on Friday, 11th December 2015 in Commissioners news

More support services for victims and survivors of child sexual exploitation are being commissioned over the next three years, as part of longer-term plans which have been agreed by Rotherham Council.

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Shining the spotlight on sexual exploitation

Published on Tuesday, 8th December 2015 in Child sexual exploitation news

Two powerful theatre in education productions on the theme of child sexual exploitation are touring secondary schools across Rotherham.

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Rotherham becomes a "Base" to tackle CSE

Published on Thursday, 18th June 2015 in Children and family care news

Clifton Learning Partnership’s premises at Eastwood Village Community Centre is now one of a number of "Base" locations in Rotherham.

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Facing the cuts, delivering Rotherham's priorities - Rotherham Council budget proposals released

Published on Friday, 20th February 2015 in Commissioners news

Rotherham Council is pledging to do more to protect children and young people in the town and to preserve the council services people value most in their upcoming budget.

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Council response to the Louise Casey report

Published on Wednesday, 4th February 2015 in Corporate governance inspection news

The Council has issued the following statement in response to today's report:

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Corporate Governance Inspection Report - Cabinet Statement

Published on Wednesday, 4th February 2015 in Councillors, democracy and elections news

Louise Casey’s report on her inspection in Rotherham has been published.

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Rotherham Leader calls on MP to help signpost support services for CSE victims

Published on Thursday, 29th January 2015 in Children and family care news

The Leader of Rotherham Borough Council today called on anyone who is in contact with victims of child sexual exploitation in the town to encourage them to use the services set up to support them.

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Chief Executive of Rush House joins team to help people affected by child sexual exploitation

Published on Thursday, 22nd January 2015 in People and communities news

A new Child Sexual Exploitation Support Service Co-ordinator has been appointed to ensure people affected by child sexual exploitation get the right help and support.

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Businesses pledge to stand together

Published on Thursday, 18th December 2014 in People and communities news

Town centre businesses have become the latest organisations to commit to looking out for the signs of child sexual exploitation by signing up to the Rotherham Standing Together campaign.

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New confidential helpline launched for Rotherham victims and survivors of sexual exploitation

Published on Tuesday, 16th December 2014 in Children and family care news

Victims and survivors of sexual exploitation in Rotherham are being urged to seek support following the launch of a new confidential helpline.

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Launch of Rotherham Standing Together Against Child Sexual Exploitation: A Community Pledge

Published on Monday, 24th November 2014 in Child sexual exploitation news

Organisations across the borough are pledging to stand together to keep Rotherham’s children safe.

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Additional funding for Rotherham charities to help victims of child sexual exploitation

Published on Thursday, 2nd October 2014 in Child sexual exploitation news

Charities and voluntary organisations in Rotherham are to be given more funding to help victims of child sexual exploitation, as the first allocations from a £120,000 funding package are determined.

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Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Exploitation

Published on Tuesday, 26th August 2014 in Children and family care news

The Council's response to the Independent Inquiry from Alexis Jay:

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National Award for Child Sexual Exploitation Partnership

Published on Friday, 21st March 2014 in Anti social behaviour and nuisance news

Rotherham's Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Team have been successful following their recent nomination for a prestigious national award.

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Child exploitation review finds commitment and good practice

Published on Thursday, 12th December 2013 in Children and family care news

An independent review by children’s charity Barnardo’s has found that the Council and other local agencies are fully committed to addressing child sexual exploitation in Rotherham.

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