Thu 11 Aug 2022
TRAVELODGE has exchanged contracts for its 69-room hotel on Forge Island — part of its £160 million expansion programme.
By Michael Upton on Thu 19 May 2022
A THUG who chased a terrified man out of his home and across a field before stabbing him the back has been jailed for two years.
By Michael Upton on Mon 16 May 2022
A DISQUALIFIED, drugged-up driver caught by police after crashing following a 60mph chase was found to be SIXTEEN times the drug-drive limit.
By Michael Upton on Thu 12 May 2022
A “WICKED” sexual predator who raped a woman six times at knifepoint in her own home in a “sustained and degrading” attack has been jailed for 19 years.
A JUDGE told a drug dealer caught twice selling heroin and spice in Rotherham — including once at 9.30am in All Saints’ Square — to keep himself out of the “swamp” of drug abuse after going clean in prison.
A DRUG dealer caught with a stash of ketamine, cocaine and weapons including a baseball bat wrapped in barbed wire was told by a judge he could be back on the streets within days.
By Admin on Thu 12 May 2022
A TRAUMATISED victim of a child sex predator who has been jailed told in a moving statement read out in court of her “nightmare”, saying she still had visions of her abuser’s face and adding: “He has taken away my teenage years and I will never get them back.”
A THUG who left another man with a broken nose and a bleed on the brain after attacking him with a hockey stick in the street has been jailed.
A PAEDOPHILE who raped one child and sexually abused another after bribing them into performing sexual acts in return for time on his Playstation has been jailed for 12-and-a-half years.
By Michael Upton on Mon 09 May 2022
A THIEF who ripped off her employer by more than £20,000 has been ordered by a court to pay back the cash.
By Michael Upton on Thu 05 May 2022
A CONVICTED child sex offender has been jailed again for a string of offences.
By Jill Theobald on Wed 04 May 2022
A MAN has been jailed after drugs police found cannabis plants growing in two upstairs bedrooms during a raid on an Edlington property.
By Jill Theobald on Tue 03 May 2022
A CONTROLLING man who “terrorised his victim over a number of years” — including repeatedly threatening to harm her and burn her house down — has been jailed after being found guilty of engaging in controlling and coercive behaviour.
A ROTHERHAM man has been jailed for five years in prison after pleading guilty to charges of possession of a firearm, possession of ammunition, and assaulting an emergency service worker.
By Michael Upton on Thu 28 Apr 2022
A “CALCULATING” mum of three who “seduced” and sexually abused a teenage boy has been jailed for 21 months.
By Michael Upton on Wed 27 Apr 2022
A JUDGE has ruled the National Crime Agency did have grounds to dismiss an intelligence officer looking into child grooming gangs in Rotherham over alleged racist comments — but has upheld her claim for unfair dismissal after finding “procedural failings”.