News In Brief: Scottish tastes for Burns Night

FOUR Doncaster pubs are celebrating the life and poetry of the Scottish bard Robert Burns by hosting Burns' Week from today until January 25.

The Gate House in Priory Walk, The Red Lion in Market Place and The Old Angel in Cleveland Street, as well as The Old Market Hall in Mexborough, will each be serving haggis, neeps and tatties until Burns Night for 4.49, including a drink.

Customers will also be able to enjoy a selection of up to seven Scottish real ales or Talisker, a 10-year-old single malt, from the Isle of Skye, as part of the celebrations.

Trip funded

Hatfield Town Council has agreed to reimburse the Chasers Club the 290 cost of coach hire to get to Alton Towers but have reminded officials that funding must be agreed in advance.

Bloody tales

the guest speaker at tomorrow evening's meeting of Tickhill and District Local History Society is Chris Felton, who will be recounting A Barber Surgeon's Tales.

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