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“Dangerous” trio jailed for torturing vulnerable man in his own home

“Dangerous” trio jailed for torturing vulnerable man in his own home

Wed 13 Dec 2017

THREE men who tortured and locked a vulnerable man in a cupboard in his own home after taking over his property have been jailed for a total of 34 years.

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  • Letter: Facts behind the strike by one who was there

    Letter: Facts behind the strike by one who was there

    By READER on Tue 07 Feb 2017

    IN response to Clive Phillips’ address withheld letter, Thatcher closed pits because of political dogma, pits closed by Wilson were worked out or ‘clapped out’.

  • Letter: Do you know where Brinsworth is?

    Letter: Do you know where Brinsworth is?

    By READER on Tue 07 Feb 2017

    SO Shabana Ahmed has yet again purported to be a resident of Brinsworth in her failed attempt to be elected for the Rotherham Borough Council seat in the Brinsworth/Catcliffe ward. Has she no morals? She has no ties with this community at all.

  • Thanks to the public

    Thanks to the public

    By READER on Wed 01 Feb 2017

    BRAMLEY and Wickersley Lions would like to give a great big thank you to all the generous people who donated to our collection at Morrisons Bramley this Christmas.

  • Cowboys, Indians and the games we used to play

    Cowboys, Indians and the games we used to play

    By READER on Tue 31 Jan 2017

  • Letter: They didn’t ask to be royals

    Letter: They didn’t ask to be royals

    By READER: Mr E Green on Thu 29 Dec 2016

    FIRST, let me say that I am Yorkshire born and bred, a trade unionist, royalist and a good judge of whisky.

  • Letter: Blu Crew brought Christmas cheer

    Letter: Blu Crew brought Christmas cheer

    By READER: Michelle Tuxford on Thu 29 Dec 2016

    WE write in response to a reader’s letter last week where Penny Ralph, Rotherham, praised the ’staff’ choir for bringing Christmas cheer to the Tesco Extra store in Rotherham on Sunday December 11.

  • Letter: Chance to volunteer with disabled

    Letter: Chance to volunteer with disabled

    By READER: Jan Balzanella on Fri 23 Dec 2016

    AS the New Year approaches I am writing to ask if your readers would like to volunteer with Leonard Cheshire. Not only will you be gaining valuable new skills, you will also be supporting disabled people to make the most of their lives.

  • Letter:  Apologies for bus problems

    Letter: Apologies for bus problems

    By READER: Alan Riggall on Tue 18 Oct 2016

    ON behalf of First South Yorkshire, I’d like to apologise for the continued delays being experienced by our customers on the X78 service. Despite our best efforts the service is being heavily affected by the increased traffic volumes around Meadowhall. Thi

  • Letter: Back to the radio...

    Letter: Back to the radio...

    By READER: Richard Billups on Tue 18 Oct 2016

    UP to now the panel has been put together by culture secretary John Whitting Dale to review the BBC.

  • Letter: Speed cameras about revenue, not safety

    Letter: Speed cameras about revenue, not safety

    By READER: Clive Phillips on Fri 14 Oct 2016

    YOU may remember my writing to you re the ridiculously high speeds at which drivers travel past the schools along Roughwood Road.

  • Letter: Disgusted with council cuts plan

    Letter: Disgusted with council cuts plan

    By READER: Kevin Davis on Tue 04 Oct 2016

    AS A COUNCIL taxpayer, I am really disgusted with Rotherham Borough Council.
    On page one of the Advertiser (September 30), the council are asking the frontline workers to take a pay cut to save £1 million pounds.

  • Letter: Bus route change no benefit

    Letter: Bus route change no benefit

    By READER: Peter Castledine on Mon 03 Oct 2016

    I would like to speak to the person responsible for altering the No 14 Dovedale Road bus route.

  • Letter: Brownshirts of the left

    Letter: Brownshirts of the left

    By READER: Martin Fletcher on Wed 28 Sep 2016

    SO, at last the result everyone already knew.

  • Letter: Dripping with loveliness

    Letter: Dripping with loveliness

    By READER: Richard Billups on Wed 28 Sep 2016

    IT was around 1948 that I was trusted to do a very important job for a large family, ours.

  • Letter: Time to emigrate, George

    Letter: Time to emigrate, George

    By READER: Richard Billups on Thu 22 Sep 2016

    GEORGE Osborne is to chair the Northern Powerhouse project to improve investment in the region.