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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.

  • BASKETBALL CLUB SEEKS NEW BLOOD

    BASKETBALL CLUB SEEKS NEW BLOOD

    By on Thu 01 Oct 2009

    FANCY having a go at basketball?Then Rotherham Hawks Basketball Club would like to hear from you.They are looking for players for all age groups from 5-14 years.This year the Hawks will be entering teams in the U13s and U15s National League and  young

  • COULD YOU BE SOUTH YORKSHIRE'S NEXT ROCK SUPERSTAR?

    COULD YOU BE SOUTH YORKSHIRE'S NEXT ROCK SUPERSTAR?

    By on Thu 01 Oct 2009

    STUDIO time, a single release and a support slot at one of South Yorkshire's top music venues are all up for grabs in a new talent contest.The competition, named Ballot of the Bands is the brainchild of staff at Rotherham College of Arts and Technology's R

  • LOSING START FOR RONNIE

    LOSING START FOR RONNIE

    By on Wed 30 Sep 2009

    RONNIE Moore had no complaints after tasting defeat at Northampton Town last night in his first match back in charge of Rotherham United.The 3-1 setback was the Millers' first in eight league games and helped the struggling Cobblers' snap a run of five str

  • SCRAPPAGE SCHEME EXTENDED

    SCRAPPAGE SCHEME EXTENDED

    By on Tue 29 Sep 2009

    THE UK car scrappage scheme has been extended by Lord Mandelson to include an additional 100,000 cars.The move, announced by the Business, Innovation and Skills Secretary at the Labour Party Conference today (Tues 29), already been welcomed by industry chi

  • MOORE'S MILLERS RETURN

    MOORE'S MILLERS RETURN

    By on Fri 25 Sep 2009

    RONNIE Moore is officially back as manager of Rotherham United - and former Millers skipper Jimmy Mullen will be his assistant.The Advertiser can confirm the news after speaking to chief operating officer Paul Douglas.In a dramatic week at the club, 5

  • TOE-TAPPING TRIUMPH

    TOE-TAPPING TRIUMPH

    By on Thu 24 Sep 2009

    WOW! Rotherham Teachers Student Academy certainly know how to put on a show and their latest offering of High School Musical 2 met the exceptionally high standards I have come to expect.It was this very same academy that first introduced me to the American

  • EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: ASH

    EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: ASH

    By on Tue 22 Sep 2009

    ASH are out to make it a November to remember for Rotherham music fans when they stop off in the town as part of their nationwide A to Z tour. Bass player Mark Hamilton spoke to Michael Upton about the band's new direction, the death of the album and how f

  • CYCLING ACE LANDS BIG CONTRACT

    CYCLING ACE LANDS BIG CONTRACT

    By on Thu 17 Sep 2009

    YEARS of hard graft have propelled Russell Downing to a lucrative professional contact and into the big league of cycling.The 31-year-old is one of the first riders to clinch a place on the new British professional cycling outfit Team Sky, created by the T

  • ASTON SNATCH TITLE In LAST-DAY DRAMA

    ASTON SNATCH TITLE In LAST-DAY DRAMA

    By on Thu 17 Sep 2009

    JUBILANT Aston Hall snatched the Division One title on a nervy and dramatic final day—but even though Whiston Parish Church have to settle for second place it still means there will be SEVEN Rotherham teams in the Premier Division next year.The title

  • HARRISON'S WORLD FINAL BID

    HARRISON'S WORLD FINAL BID

    By on Thu 17 Sep 2009

    ROTHERHAM’S Paul Harrison will look to dump the tag of stock car racing’s nearly man in the dirt tomorrow night.Harrison joins fellow Rotherham racers Peter Falding and Mark Gilbank on the World Final grid in front of 10,000 fans at King’

  • THIS IS WHERE IT STARTS: PRESCOTT

    THIS IS WHERE IT STARTS: PRESCOTT

    By on Thu 17 Sep 2009

    STAND-IN skipper Ben Prescott played a heroic role against Plymouth and then said: “Our season starts here.”The Scottish prop put in a terrific shift—as did all the pack—to tear Albion apart at times and was left nursing a swollen e

  • R YOU READY FOR THE FASTEST EVER GOLF?

    R YOU READY FOR THE FASTEST EVER GOLF?

    By on Tue 15 Sep 2009

    THE R32 is dead, long live the R!The bad news: Volkswagen have done what many initially feared and dropped their 3.2-litre V6 from the new Golf line-up.The good news: the car set to replace it, the 2-litre TSI-engined Golf R, is the fastest Golf ever.Unvei

  • R YOU READY FOR THE FASTEST EVER GOLF?

    R YOU READY FOR THE FASTEST EVER GOLF?

    By on Tue 15 Sep 2009

    THE R32 is dead, long live the R!The bad news: Volkswagen have done what many initially feared and dropped their 3.2-litre V6 from the new Golf line-up.The good news: the car set to replace it, the 2-litre TSI-engined Golf R, is the fastest Golf ever.Unvei

  • R YOU READY FOR THE FASTEST EVER GOLF?

    R YOU READY FOR THE FASTEST EVER GOLF?

    By on Tue 15 Sep 2009

    THE R32 is dead, long live the R!The bad news: Volkswagen have done what many initially feared and dropped their 3.2-litre V6 from the new Golf line-up.The good news: the car set to replace it, the 2-litre TSI-engined Golf R, is the fastest Golf ever.Unvei

  • HARRIS AXED BY HONDA

    HARRIS AXED BY HONDA

    By on Thu 10 Sep 2009

    BIKE racer Karl Harris has been axed by Hydrex Honda after a string of disappointing results in the British Superbike Championship.Despite lying fourth in the standings, the Aston rider trails team-mate Stuart Easton by 137.5pts and has found himself langu