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.
By David Parker on Wed 26 May 2021
A MAN accused of strangling a Swinton mum to death said he had threatened to beat her up as an "idle threat" to make her leave his flat.
By David Parker on Tue 25 May 2021
A MAN accused of strangling a woman in 1997 and dumping her in a river said he did not contact the police during their murder investigation because he did not trust "the system".
By David Parker on Fri 07 May 2021
A MAN accused of murdering a Swinton mum and dumping her in a stream said he had a picture of a dead woman on his phone because he had looked up images of gore online.
By David Parker on Tue 27 Apr 2021
A TEAM of police officers who were searching for a missing Swinton woman - including some who lived in the area - did not know about the stream where she was eventually discovered, a court had heard.
By David Parker on Mon 26 Apr 2021
THE SITE where the body of Swinton woman Alena Grlakova was found had been searched by police three times before officers discovered her, a court has heard.
By David Parker on Fri 23 Apr 2021
A SPECIALIST police officer who discovered the body of a missing Swinton woman has told a court that the first thing he noticed was the smell.
By David Parker on Wed 21 Apr 2021
A WOMAN who was allegedly strangled to death and dumped in a stream was being made to sell drugs and sell herself to men in the days before she went missing, a court heard.
By Chloe West on Wed 21 Apr 2021
A REGISTERED sex offender from Parkgate has been jailed for over three years for possessing indecent images of children.
By David Parker on Tue 20 Apr 2021
A MAN accused of strangling Swinton mum Alena Grlakova to death had searched for "ways to commit the perfect murder" and "murdered females", a court has heard.
By David Parker on Mon 19 Apr 2021
A MAN accused of killing a Swinton sex worker called her "a piece of s***" during a row with her on the day she went missing, a court has heard.
By Michael Upton on Thu 15 Apr 2021
SHOPPERS flocked to Parkgate to celebrate the reopening of the big chains — and were happy to queue for their space on the shop floor.
By Michael Upton on Tue 16 Mar 2021
A NEW “back road” into Parkgate Shopping, extra parking and roundabout improvements are all part of a new package of measures drawn up to ease congestion in and around the borough’s busiest shopping centre.
By David Parker on Mon 15 Feb 2021
A DRUGGED-up motorist who led police on a 145mph chase on the M18 has been jailed.
By David Parker on Fri 05 Feb 2021
POLICE are asking for your help to find wanted man Nathan Willoughby.
By David Parker on Sat 09 Jan 2021
A DRUG dealer who was caught selling super-strength cannabis has been warned he will be jailed if he re-offends.