The closer you get to these gangsters and what theyre doing, the higher sales go, but the closer you get to the gangsters the more annoyed they get, he said. We expose the pond-life of Glasgow for what they are, and of course they don't like that.". I think they thought it was me but at the same time they dont really care, they just want to intimidate you to stop doing what youre doing, Cruickshank said. The 40-year-old is at Addiewell Prison after being moved from HMP Shotts just weeks ago, the Daily Record reports. Known as the "Blackhill Butcher", Martin Hamilton was a feared gangland enforcer often cited as Scotland's most hated criminal. He was caged for at least 22 years in . Findlay is the author of book about the Lyons-Daniel feud called, chillingly if not prophetically, Caught in the Crossfire. Thanks for your understanding, The Digger, Use left/right arrows to navigate the slideshow or swipe left/right if using a mobile device, Read The Magazines (Subscription Required). GOT A STORY FOR THE DIGGER? This sentence probably delayed the final outcome. Marelle Sturrock Glasgow murder and everything we know as body found in reservoir, Marelle Sturrock was 29 weeks pregnant and lived in a flat in Govan before her life was cut short on Tuesday, April 25. It looks like he is going to spend the rest of his sentence in solitary confinement in the digger for his own safety. Glasgow doctor finds car covered in crude messages as he prepares for night shift at Royal Infirmary, Conno Tugulu was horrified when he returned to his car on Thursday in Partick and found it covered in yellow paint and swear words scrawled all over the vehicle, Missing Cumbernauld schoolgirl with long auburn hair not seen for two days. Kevin 'Gerbil' Carroll who was gunned down during a horrific gangland hit in a Glasgow Asda car park (Image: William Paterson is serving at least 22 years for the murder, having been. Another two who had migrated from Paisley to the Lyons were Mark Rennie's killer Stewart Gillespie and another hardman involved in Paisley, Willam 'Basil' Burns, or 'Boom Boom', (which was Basil Brush's catchphrase but may have an additional meaning). "But he is probably the most cold-hearted guy Ive ever met. Glasgow Lives: Imogen, 30, West end,Performance Poet & Playwright. Police in Lanarkshire are appealing for help in finding 14-year-old schoolgirl Helena McFadden who has been missing from her home since 1pm on Saturday afternoon. A GANGLAND thug is Scotland's most targeted inmate as a deadly turf war between the country's biggest crime clans rages behind bars. The Daniels thought he would give them bigger presence in prison. Emergency services rushed to the scene on George Street after they received reports of a car flipping in the middle of the street in Paisley on Wednesday, April 26. Police have appealed for help after the 68-year-old man was seriously injured on Victoria Road at its junction with Allison Street on Friday evening and taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. We were really lucky the house didnt go on fire because the vehicle was parked close to the house. Email us call 0141 420 5300, Driver fighting for life & 3 injured after horror bus crash as road shut for 8 hours, Pedestrian 'seriously injured' after being struck by car in horror crash, Masterchef star dies suddenly age 46 as heartbroken Gordon Ramsay pays tribute, I was hounded by pervert postman - we were forced to take drastic action, News Group Newspapers Limited in England No. Police raid Glasgow property and seize 100k of drugs as two men arrested. Marc McDermott was targeted in a botched gangland hit in Cumbernauld, Pet pooch Henry was killed by stray bullets, A plush Cumbernauld estate was locked down after the shooting, Forensic teams on scene at the shooting in Cumbernauld, Credit: Alan MacGregor Ewing - The Sun Glasgow, The car used in the botched gangland hit was found torched nearby, A pick up truck was towed away from the scene, Innocent woman shot in hand and dog killed in botched gangland attack in Cumbernauld, Fresh Glasgow gangland war erupts as lone wolf launches gun & fire attacks after key Lyons mob figures jailed, Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). The feared thug who we cant name is a close associate of a high-ranking member of a notorious crime clan but has shunned the gang and wants to go it alone. Or by navigating to the user icon in the top right. Get all the latest Glasgow news and headlines sent straight to your inbox twice a day by signing up to our free newsletter. But sales are now back up to about 6,000 per week, with a cover price of 1.25. I was keen to find out how The Diggers editor had ended up where he is today, but he was cagey when I asked about his background, and information about him is hard to come by online. Two men aged 42 and 27, were arrested in connection with the drug recovery at a Glasgow property and they will appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court today (Monday, May 1). They sounded like they came from the back of the houses. It wont end peacefully, thats for sure. Glasgow boxing club head coach fears more break-ins after venue targeted by thief. Last week, there was an Audi motor parked in a street in Maryhill that was riddled with bullet holes. Bunches of flowers and heartfelt messages have been left, on Jura Street, for Sandwood Primary School teacher Marelle Sturrock who was found dead inside her flat on Tuesday, April 25. It was like a scene from a gangster movie, one witness said, but it was being played out for real in north Glasgow. It wont end peacefully, thats for sure. and other data for a number of reasons, such as keeping FT Sites reliable and secure, Tel: 0333 323 3924 Glasgow Joined August 2009 The Digger Retweeted @ScotNatWatch Nationalist animals. But a Police Scotland crackdown on their war - codenamed Operation Engagement - has resulted in a large number of their foot solidiers being jailed. There's little doubt that Gerbil was set up, indeed a police officer was later jailed for leaking information to the alleged hit man. [If] I had opened the back door, the flames wouldve come through into the house. He feared he and his partner would have been assaulted if they had tried to escape. Prison authorities have struggled to keep a lid on the feud between the Daniel and Lyons orgnised crime groups. We pay for your stories and videos! All rights reserved. And for an innocent woman to be hurt and her dog to killed is just disgusting. Accomplice Greg Bannerman, 54, was imprisoned for four years for the role he played in the 2017 ordeal. The founder authored and published the magazine in the kitchen of a high-rise flat and started selling The Digger at outdoor markets and door-to-door. Barlinnie prison rammy as packages thrown over jail wall into exercise yard. Liam Campbell completed the Kiltwalk alongside his daughter Rosie, who was with five holes in her heart and a narrowing of the aorta when she was just two-months old. The force hopes that Jim Torbett's teenage victim gets some 'closure' after the 75-year-old pervert was yesterday jailed for another three years for offences committed between 1967 and 1968. The Digger Documentary [Glasgow Crime Magazine] (2006) Scheme 3.19K subscribers Subscribe 258 Share 66K views 5 years ago SUBSCRIBE & TURN NOTIFICATIONS ON - Unseen videos/documentaries. Its an exciting job. David Scott, 34, was caged for at least 22 years for the gun slaying in 2018. If you do nothing, you will be auto-enrolled in our premium digital monthly subscription plan and retain complete access for 65 per month. A consortium of three international media groups joined the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) in condemning attacks on the Digger, a small weekly publication that specialises in covering organised crime and alleged corruption in the west of Scotland. There are almost 1500 people in the area with the condition, and the council has backed calls for more education to be provided to residents. During the same night, unknown individuals tried to intimidate about 30 shops to stop selling the publication. The stunning bright yellow exterior of the property is one of several pastel-hued homes on the street - and the interior is every bit as beautiful as the outside. The Eastern European mob risk inflaming an ongoing turf war after they muscled in on. Cruickshank said that in October staff in around 30 shops stocking the Digger were told by suspected gangland figures to stop selling the magazine or to . Findlay manages to overpower the man and fortunately suffers no lasting damage. I gave James a call again to see if he fancied answering some more questionsboth about his past and accusations Id heard while talking to the people quoted about The Diggerbut it would be the last time we spoke. Six Rangers stars 'culpable' for Celtic goal as Neil McCann makes Ryan Kent 'really low' assessment. View our online Press Pack. The new site allows subscriptions to a members area which contains the same 2 years of archive issues with the new issue published every Monday. The stunning bright yellow exterior of the property is one of several pastel-hued homes on the street - and the interior is every bit as beautiful as the outside. Get the latest crime news direct to your inbox with the Glasgow Crime and Courts newsletter. David Yates is wanted in connection with the death of 35-year-old Marelle Sturrock who was found dead at her home in Jura Street on Tuesday. Your morning brew of news about the world of news from Press Gazette and elsewhere in the media. The magazine, which is sold in 750 shops in the Glasgow. Nobodyincluding anyone from the truancy troupe selling shitty dirt weed from their BMX bikes, all the way up to crooked police, dodgy council members, to the top brass of Glasgows criminal underworldin Glasgow is safe from The Digger. Officers continue to search for missing man David Yates - the partner of mum-to-be Marelle Sturrock, who was found dead at her home in Govan. On the same night, thugs visited about 30 of the 750 shops that stock The Digger in the Glasgow area to try to intimidate them to stop selling it two succumbed but the rest held strong. This means that we may include adverts from us and third parties based on our knowledge of you. He was caged for at least 22 years in 2015. Cruickshank said his job has risks but also thrills and spills and hopes more journalists will launch crime magazines in other cities as it has become a niche market. Nobody was injured but cops confirmed officers are treating the inferno as deliberate. Two years ago two delivery drivers for the Digger were assaulted, and in 2015 Russell Findlay, then an investigative reporter based in Glasgow, had acid thrown in his face in an attack on his doorstep. Det Con Susan Fairlie, of Coatbridge police station, said: Luckily no one was injured as a result of this crime, however we are carrying out enquiries in the area and gathering CCTV footage.. Check if your It was a two-fingers to the authorities and a warning to enemy inmates.. Ben Jenkins has been jailed for launching a violent attack on Louise McGarry. On the same night, Cruickshank said, some gangsters went round the shops where we sell the magazine and put pressure on the shops to stop selling them. "The Lyons have blamed Jasper for Goofy's murder for years. I was waiting for it to come. James McCann was also slashed in HMP Shotts in June after he was transferred there from Glasgow's Barlinnie and told inmates he planned to avenge the attack on his sibling by "doing" anyone linked to the Lyons gang. For cost savings, you can change your plan at any time online in the Settings & Account section. The Courts aim to get to the truth but often fail to achieve this. The magazine has gone from selling 100 copies per week to becoming the most widely read crime magazine in the city ofGlasgowand is established as a leader in alternative press. We use James Cruickshank, the Diggers publisher, called the emergency services after a petrol bomb was thrown at his Mitsubishi car outside his home in Kilsyth nearly three weeks ago, burning it out and setting a neighbours car on fire. Crime Glasgow torture thug in solitary as war between city crime gangs rages behind bars It's understood that prison officials have moved Robert McCann out of the general prison population for. Lanarkshire crook fleeces employer by transferring 41k into wife's bank account, John Speirs felt undervalued by his employers and decided to embezzle thousands of pounds of company money and is now paying the price after being jailed for 21 months, Glasgow dad 'sickened' by footage showing cop smashing son's head off ground. Barlinnie prison rammy as packages thrown over jail wall into exercise yard. We also may change the frequency you receive our emails from us in order to keep you up to date and give you the best relevant information possible. Underworld sources say the thug's brother James "Jasper" McCan, who got eight years after the pair tried to extort money from Mr Connor, was also hired as a jail hitman for the Daniels, headed by Steven "Bonzo" Daniel. Our pages also cover the politics of this system of crime and punishment and the legislation which affects everyone. David Yates, a Lord of the Rings fanatic, nicknamed his fiance Marelle Sturrock after a JRR Tolkein character who died after her partner was killed by a werewolf. Johnstone carer convicted of sexually abusing young boys banned from profession. Pride flag to to fly above West Dunbartonshire as council backs event. Cruickshank founded The Digger in 2004 to focus on Glasgow organised crime and alleged corruption. Cruickshank was left particularly unsettled as the firebombing took place just days after he was quizzed by police over his connection to a source who had been arrested and charged with murder. Hes seen what he thinks is a gap in the market and is going for it. The Victims, Witnesses and Justice Reform (Scotland) Bill will also change the size of criminal juries from 15 to 12 as well a scrapping the country's 'not proven' verdict. Stunning canary yellow house on pastel-coloured Shawlands road up for sale. Q: Who leads the. Its no wonder Cruickshank is paranoid, of coursehe trades in stories that are just as likely to find him dealing with pesky lawyers and pissed off criminals as they are to expose people who deserve to have their names in print. For other inquiries Contact Us. The money doesn't matter to me as it's got to be paid to the piper. But personal details were pretty much impossible to come by. I spoke to the filmmaker David Graham Scottwho worked as a photographer for The Digger in 2007 while making a documentary about the magazine for BBC Scotlandto get his take on his former boss. The perpetrator of that attack was jailed for 10 years. A: The most notorious organised crime gangs in Scotland are the Lyons and Daniel clans. The Lyons are from Milton, where Kenny Dalglish and Frank McAvennie grew up, and the Daniels from Possil, just down the way. Lanarkshire thug who killed his own brother locked up in Barlinnie after smoke bomb attack. analyse how our Sites are used. Two men aged 42 and 27, were arrested in connection with the drug recovery at a Glasgow property and they will appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court today (Monday, May 1). If you keep them out of this then all your lives can go back to normal as we are all losing money through this. Controversial 'Not proven' verdict to be scrapped in Scotland. Last week a flat linked to slain drug dealer Euan EJ Johnston was hit by gun thugs in a drive-by shooting. 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Marelle Sturrock murder investigation launched as Glasgow mum and unborn baby die as police hunt partner. A large police presence remained in the estate with nearby woodland also sealed off. No cameras, no surveillance, as the pickup man doesn't know nothing so he's no use to you. Cruickshank founded The Digger in 2004 to focus on Glasgow organised crime and alleged corruption. However, prison officials have now kept him away from the main prison population after a series of violent incidents which have left him scarred. Cruickshank blames the supermarkets: Say a grocery opens up somewherethats going to damage the surrounding corner shops. Disturbing footage from the brawl shows an officer throwing a schoolboy onto the ground. However, while its still turning a profit, the magazine is falling victim to declining sales. As always you can unsubscribe at any time. The decision to increase rent prices for Glasgow allotments has been slammed by plot-holders who say it could force vulnerable renters to give up their beloved hobby. A lane a few hundred yards away was being combed by forensics officers hunting for clues. Police remain at Mugdock Park in search for missing partner of pregnant teacher found dead in flat. A second car parked close by also went up in flames. He said of the firebombing: [It] was a big shock. As for Cruickshank, Ive no doubt hes not necessarily the most pleasant of guys, but theres not a lot of time for pleasantries when youre running the most successful weekly local crime magazine in the UK. Judges have to dispense justice and our job is to report on their use of power. I got charged, along with two other boys, for armed robbery on a taxi," he told me. Cops today stood guard at the house as a white Nissan Navara pick-up truck was removed from the driveway. university For years the Lyons enjoyed not just immunity, but tangible establishment approval and support. A source added: Theres been a couple of gun incidents that are connected and associates of Johnston have been caught up in this. land for sale in murray county, ga,

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