News stories about Rotherham, the Dearne Valley and the Don Valley

Latest news

'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.

  • Support of judiciary

    Support of judiciary

    By Admin on Thu 29 Apr 2010

    Sir—In response to Mr Duff (see Advertiser letters, April 23) may I say I believe that the rise in anti-social behaviour that he complains of is largely attributable to the softly-softly approach to discipline and the erosion of the concept of personal res

  • John Healey put in the hot seat by students

    John Healey put in the hot seat by students

    By Amy Parkes on Thu 29 Apr 2010

    YOUNG filmmakers at a Rotherham school put John Healey under the spotlight this week as part of their media project.

  • Volvo battles nature to end motorists' hay fever hell

    Volvo battles nature to end motorists' hay fever hell

    By Tom Sharpe on Thu 29 Apr 2010

    Volvo battles nature to end motorists hay fever hell

  • Collection for The Footballers' Battalion at Millers' match

    Collection for The Footballers' Battalion at Millers' match

    By Paul Rickett on Thu 29 Apr 2010

    A BUCKET collection will be held at the Millers v Crewe match at Don Valley Stadium on Saturday in aid of the planned new memorial dedicated to the memory of the 17th Middlesex Battalion—The Footballers' Battalion.

  • Attempted cable theft causes train chaos

    Attempted cable theft causes train chaos

    By Phil Turner on Thu 29 Apr 2010

    AN attempted theft of cable from a railway line outside Mexborough train station caused chaos on the network on Wednesday.

  • Rotherham band kick-off mini tour

    Rotherham band kick-off mini tour

    By Amy Parkes on Thu 29 Apr 2010

    Rotherham band Indra kicked-off their celebration mini tour of South Yorkshire this week at West Street Live in Sheffield.

  • Police given new kit to catch banned drivers

    Police given new kit to catch banned drivers

    By Phil Turner on Thu 29 Apr 2010

    BANNED drivers using false details to evade conviction will soon become a thing of the past— thanks to the new BlackBerry smartphones being issued to all frontline police in South Yorkshire.

  • Healey aiming to get off to a flier

    Healey aiming to get off to a flier

    By Michael Upton on Thu 29 Apr 2010

    Villagers have received a double-barrelled salvo from John Healey as he tries to maintain his huge majority.

  • Town centre traders team up to boost business

    Town centre traders team up to boost business

    By Gareth Dennison on Thu 29 Apr 2010

    RESTAURANT owners are working together to cook up culinary success in Rotherham.

  • Mistake moves Denis to Sheffield!

    Mistake moves Denis to Sheffield!

    By Gareth Dennison on Thu 29 Apr 2010

    CAMPAIGNING Denis MacShane was left puzzled by this discovery—a postcode mix-up that appears to have relocated part of his constituency to Dinnington.

  • Cash help to get Rotherham families on internet

    Cash help to get Rotherham families on internet

    By Naumaan Farooq on Thu 29 Apr 2010

    FAMILIES in Rotherham could be getting online thanks to new grants to help them pay for computer equipment and internet access.

  • EASY BANK HOLIDAY DIY IDEAS!

    EASY BANK HOLIDAY DIY IDEAS!

    By Admin on Thu 29 Apr 2010

    Put the May Bank Holiday to good use and be productive with a DIY-fest that your home (and your wallet) will love.

  • Nissan's GT-R: the Beast from the East

    Nissan's GT-R: the Beast from the East

    By Tom Sharpe on Thu 29 Apr 2010

    Nissan's GT-R has a licence to thrill...those who drive it have one to lose

  • Rotherham businesses fold

    Rotherham businesses fold

    By Gareth Dennison on Thu 29 Apr 2010

    FINANCIAL woes have forced two Rotherham businesses into liquidation.

  • ELECTION BLOG: Man-in-the-middle leans towards Labour

    ELECTION BLOG: Man-in-the-middle leans towards Labour

    By Richard Smith on Thu 29 Apr 2010

    LAST week’s election hustings at the Rotherham Pensioners' Action Group had a strange feel to it.