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Rotherham: Town in South Yorkshire, England
Rotherham is a minster town in South Yorkshire, England, which together with its conurbation and outlying settlements to the north, south and south-east forms the Metropolitan Borough of Rotherham, with a recorded population of 257,280 in the 2011 census. Historically in the West Riding of Yorkshire, its central area is on the banks of the River Don below its confluence with the Rother on the traditional road between Sheffield and Doncaster. Rotherham was well known as a coal mining town as well as a major contributor to the steel industry. Traditional industries included glass making and flour milling.


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Rotherham grooming gang: Man who indecently assaulted young girls jailed for 18 years

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'Get back to Parliament': Boris Johnson heckled during speech shortly after being accosted in street over Brexit

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The vulnerable girls were given alcohol and drugs before some were raped by multiple men.
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Rotherham grooming gang: Five more members jailed for sexually abusing underage girls

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Six men are found guilty of the sexual exploitation of teenage girls in Rotherham.
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Rotherham grooming gang: Man told teenager's mother he had sex with her daughter 'the other day', court hears

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Bury: Shakers' fixture at Rotherham called off by English Football League

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