In the Press

In the Press

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BBC

James Vincent - 09/05/2021

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-south-yorkshire-57038429

Pretty incredible. I've never seen a party come from 0 councillors to 20 in the space of one election. The Conservative vote in Rotherham is one of the big stories of this election.

 

Rotherham Advertiser

Gareth Denninson - 08/05/2021

https://www.rotherhamadvertiser.co.uk/news/view,tories-hit-record-highs…

Branch chairman Zach Collingham — elected yesterday for Thurcroft & Wickersley South ward — said: “It’s historic. We’re bringing fresh faces, new ideas, new ways of working.”

 

Sheffield Star

Dannielle Andrews - 08/05/2021

https://www.thestar.co.uk/news/politics/rotherham-council-local-electio…

Rotherham politics have been turned on their head, as the Conservatives gained 20 seats to form the majority opposition party.

 

Yorkshire Post

Dannielle Andrews - 08/05/2021

https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/politics/yorkshire-election-result…

The Conservatives won 20 seats on Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council to form the largest opposition party.

 

ITV News

Harry Horton - 08/05/2021

https://www.itv.com/news/calendar/2021-05-08/local-elections-2021-rothe…

The Tories had no councillors before the "all-out" election but have continued the progress they made in South Yorkshire in the 2019 General Election.