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'Naive' Albanian cannabis grower jailed over 'large-scale' Laughton set-up

'Naive' Albanian cannabis grower jailed over 'large-scale' Laughton set-up

Wed 10 Aug 2022

A CANNABIS farmer whose lawyer said he had become involved in producing drugs out of “naivety and immaturity” has been jailed for more than two years.

  • 'I AM fighting . . . against the odds,' says Rother Valley Lib Dem

    'I AM fighting . . . against the odds,' says Rother Valley Lib Dem

    By Wesley Paxton on Mon 03 May 2010

    Sir, In response to your article concerning my remarks to pensioners in Rotherham last week, it appears that I did not express myself very well.

  • Curse of Twitter strikes again . . .

    Curse of Twitter strikes again . . .

    By Richard Smith on Sun 02 May 2010

    They never learn do they?

  • Accident victim's 18 months of agony

    Accident victim's 18 months of agony

    By Amy Parkes on Sun 02 May 2010

    A FAMILY fighting for compensation after their son was paralysed from the chest down in a car accident have spoken out about their 18 months of agony.

  • Divisions in Tory camp over leaflet blunder

    Divisions in Tory camp over leaflet blunder

    By Richard Smith on Sat 01 May 2010

    JUST a few days of campaigning left, and the candidates are doing their best to ring every drip of media coverage ahead of polling day.

  • 'I've no chance,' says Rother Valley Lib Dem candidate

    'I've no chance,' says Rother Valley Lib Dem candidate

    By Gareth Dennison on Sat 01 May 2010

    PENSIONERS quizzed parliamentary candidates about their concerns ahead of the general election—and watched the Liberal Democrat candidate throw in the towel without a fight.

  • Not everyone objected to Boston Castle Grove parking plans

    Not everyone objected to Boston Castle Grove parking plans

    By Keith Gravil on Fri 30 Apr 2010

    Sir, Regarding the article on residents parking on Boston Castle Grove. I would like to correct the statement " that we all objected to the plans for yellow lines" not all of us did.

  • Award for football apprentice

    Award for football apprentice

    By David Beddows on Fri 30 Apr 2010

    A YOUNG Millers player has netted a national award.

  • Millers wait on Warrington

    Millers wait on Warrington

    By David Beddows on Fri 30 Apr 2010

    ROTHERHAM United are sweating on the fitness of goalkeeper Andy Warrington for tomorrow's home clash against Crewe Alexandra.

  • Business leaders grill Rotherham candidates

    Business leaders grill Rotherham candidates

    By Naumaan Farooq on Fri 30 Apr 2010

    LEADING business figures were quizzed local Rotherham's parliamentary candidates on a variety of issues at a special ‘Question Time’ style briefing today.

  • Why the BNP is not the voice of reason

    Why the BNP is not the voice of reason

    By Richard Smith on Fri 30 Apr 2010

    THIS election campaign has been as much about the things the candidates won’t tell us, as about the things they ARE prepared to say publically.

  • Plenty of people fancy a Date Night

    Plenty of people fancy a Date Night

    By Michael Upton on Fri 30 Apr 2010

    Date Night's mixed reviews have not stopped it shooting to No 1.

  • Plenty of people fancy a Date Night

    Plenty of people fancy a Date Night

    By Michael Upton on Fri 30 Apr 2010

    Date Night's mixed reviews have not stopped it shooting to No 1.

  • One killed in M1 crash

    One killed in M1 crash

    By Phil Turner on Fri 30 Apr 2010

    ONE person has died following a collision between two lorries on the M1 in Rotherham this morning, police have confirmed.

  • 'Dragon' Rachel calls Rotherham revival

    'Dragon' Rachel calls Rotherham revival

    By Gareth Dennison on Fri 30 Apr 2010

    AN outspoken TV business guru who described Rotherham as “dismal” after an unhappy visit last year returned to the town this week to explain how she would revive its fortunes.

  • Police threaten action over campaigner's 'racist' sign

    Police threaten action over campaigner's 'racist' sign

    By Tom Sharpe on Fri 30 Apr 2010

    POLITICAL campaigner Roy Newman was left baffled after police accused him of making a “racist” slur with a poster intended as his response to a flurry of election propaganda.