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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.

  • Sister of murder victim makes plea for information

    Sister of murder victim makes plea for information

    By Naumaan Farooq on Thu 29 Apr 2010

    AN EMOTIONAL sister of tragic murder victim Julie Ann Gallagher (41), broke down sobbing at today's press conference as she appealed for people to help find her sister's killer.

  • Gwyneth plugs up to keep her sanity

    Gwyneth plugs up to keep her sanity

    By Michael Upton on Wed 28 Apr 2010

    The answer to film star motherhood - earplugs!

  • Rotherham firm organises conference on nuclear power

    Rotherham firm organises conference on nuclear power

    By Amy Parkes on Wed 28 Apr 2010

    A TWO-day conference based on the nuclear industry has been organised by a Rotherham business support group.

  • £4m Centenary Way work completed

    £4m Centenary Way work completed

    By Gareth Dennison on Wed 28 Apr 2010

    ROADWORKS on the A630 Centenary Way in Rotherham have now been completed—meaning the major gateway route is now fully open to traffic after nine months of repairs

  • ELECTION BLOG: Muslim  voters urged to target Denis MacShane

    ELECTION BLOG: Muslim voters urged to target Denis MacShane

    By Richard Smith on Wed 28 Apr 2010

    DENIS MacShane is the target of a Muslim campaign to oust him from the Rotherham constituency where he has been MP for 16 years.

  • There's no place like home...

    There's no place like home...

    By Amy Parkes on Wed 28 Apr 2010

    I AM so pleased that the Lord is back on television. How truly entertaining is Andrew Lloyd Webber and his catalogue of facial expressions

  • Town get off to winning start

    Town get off to winning start

    By Paul Rickett on Wed 28 Apr 2010

    PREMIER Division aspirants Rotherham Town got off to a winning start in a close South Yorkshire League contest against Mexborough at Clifton Lane.

  • NHS Rotherham acts to beat stress

    NHS Rotherham acts to beat stress

    By Admin on Wed 28 Apr 2010

    PEOPLE in Rotherham who suffer from stress and anxiety are being offered help through a free class.

  • Where the cat killed the man and the man killed the cat

    Where the cat killed the man and the man killed the cat

    By Barrie Tucker on Wed 28 Apr 2010

    I have chosen a pleasant stroll around the Dearne Valley along the River Dearne, an ascent up to High Melton and a pleasant stroll across rich agricultural land to Barnburgh Crags.

  • Time to change free market economy

    Time to change free market economy

    By Michael James Conlon on Tue 27 Apr 2010

    Sir,

    Having walked all 3500 leaflets to every house in Maltby and met people from all over Maltby along the way. I've said one thing to BNP supporters: the reason so many different faces have descended on our shores is the Tory's notion of the free mark

  • Rotherham church leaders call for voters to snub BNP

    Rotherham church leaders call for voters to snub BNP

    By Gareth Dennison on Tue 27 Apr 2010

    CHURCH representatives from across the borough have urged voters not to back the BNP.

  • TV's Pippa Greenwood VIP guest at gardening event

    TV's Pippa Greenwood VIP guest at gardening event

    By Admin on Tue 27 Apr 2010

    GREEN-fingered Rotherham folk are in for a blooming marvellous treat as celebrity gardener Pippa Greenwood adds a touch of green to the town centre.

  • Missing teenager Jamie Bunting found

    Missing teenager Jamie Bunting found

    By Phil Turner on Tue 27 Apr 2010

    A MISSING eighteen-year-old teenager with learning difficulties has been discovered safe and well.

  • Paparazzi head to Rotherham

    Paparazzi head to Rotherham

    By Amy Parkes on Tue 27 Apr 2010

    To celebrate the town’s many trend setters The Rotherham Advertiser has teamed up with Bar Tryst to launch Paparazzi–our very own hunt for the high fashion.

  • TT winner is in the money...47 years after his race win

    TT winner is in the money...47 years after his race win

    By Tom Sharpe on Tue 27 Apr 2010

    TT winner is in the money...47 years after his race win