‘Private Pike’ to face court martial?

A rookie Conservative councillor, nicknamed ‘Private Pike’ in Oldham’s civic chamber, who has spent much of the last year denying that he is linked to a notorious Tameside-based conspiracy theorist, has eventually revealed his true colours. Cllr Dave Arnott, whom, purportedly, represents the Royton North ward since he was narrowly elected in May, 2021, enthusiasticallyContinue reading “‘Private Pike’ to face court martial?”

Cop screams: “I don’t care how f***ing big you are. I’ll kill you”

In a seriously shocking misconduct hearing report, released by West Yorkshire Police yesterday (25th January, 2023), the circumstances surrounding a series of criminal offences committed by a serving police officer were revealed. Former WYP poster boy, PC Craig Gallant (pictured above with Halifax MP, Holly Lynch), was dismissed from the force following a two dayContinue reading “Cop screams: “I don’t care how f***ing big you are. I’ll kill you””

Further delays in Raja Miah trial

A district judge at Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court has ruled that a trial at which an unemployed, Tameside-based conspiracy theorist faces harassment allegations, will not proceed, as listed, next week. Raja Miah, 49, of Stamford Street, Mossley was arrested by Greater Manchester Police officers in a dawn raid on his home in July, 2021Continue reading “Further delays in Raja Miah trial”

More court troubles for infamous conspiracy theorist

Raja Miah, 49, an unemployed, Tameside-based conspiracy theorist has been served with a High Court defamation claim over posts he has published or transmitted on his infamous Recusant Nine social media platforms. The claimant is nationally known health campaigner, Dr Zahid Chauhan OBE, whom maintains that Miah has waged a smear campaign against him overContinue reading “More court troubles for infamous conspiracy theorist”

Local councillor backtracks over legal action against journalist

Following an article published by Neil Wilby Media on 11th January, 2023, headlined ‘They are not proper Tories’ (read in full here), a request was received from a controversial local councillor who claimed that those words had been mistakenly ascribed to him. Cllr Max Woodvine (pictured above), who represents the Saddleworth South ward on OldhamContinue reading “Local councillor backtracks over legal action against journalist”

Spitting Image star fined

Lancashire Constabulary has confirmed that a 42-year-old male from London has been fined for an offence that can carry up to a £500 penalty A star of the satirical puppet show, Spitting Image, has been punished after he published a film clip of himself whilst not wearing a seatbelt in a moving vehicle. Dishy RishiContinue reading “Spitting Image star fined”

‘Dangerous’ child sex offender has sentence increased after second victim comes forward

In a statement released on 20th January, 2023, West Yorkshire Police said that a man previously sentenced to almost 20 years for a string of child sexual offences has been jailed for three more years following further investigation. Mark Greenwood, formerly of King Street, Normanton and now held in HMP Wakefield, was jailed at LeedsContinue reading “‘Dangerous’ child sex offender has sentence increased after second victim comes forward”

Raja Miah back in court on Monday

Court lists published for Monday 23rd January, 2023 show that Raja Miah, 49, unemployed and resident in Stamford Street, Mossley will appear in Court 6 at Manchester Magistrates’ Court at 10am. Miah, who remains on conditional court bail, is facing a charge of harassing a 40 year old female lawyer from the Salford area. HeContinue reading “Raja Miah back in court on Monday”

Arrest made by police after video circulated on social media – and an appeal for info of assault on lone female

Greater Manchester Police officers in Oldham have made an arrest after reports of an incident involving three girls, a film of which had been circulated on social media. The video appeared to show two girls attacking another in the car park at Tesco Extra in Failsworth and police were alerted to it on the eveningContinue reading “Arrest made by police after video circulated on social media – and an appeal for info of assault on lone female”

Police officer due to appear in court today over sexual assault and outraging public decency charges

In a brief statement issued on 17th January, 2023, West Yorkshire Police said that one of their officers has been charged with sexual assault and outraging public decency. PC Lee Parker, age 40, who is based in Operational Support, has been charged with two counts of sexual assault on a female and one count ofContinue reading “Police officer due to appear in court today over sexual assault and outraging public decency charges”