News In Brief: Rick Astley coming to Sheffield

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EIGHTIES pop star Rick Astley is coming to Sheffield.

The Never Gonna Give You Up singer marks 25 years since his debut single this year, and will appear at the O2 Academy in Sheffield on Monday, October 22. Tickets priced £22.50 go on sale this Friday at 9am – call 0844 4772000.

Bishop’s warning

IMMORALITY in the banking sector and revelations made public through the Leveson Inquiry are examples of the UK being ‘morally and culturally adrift’, the Bishop of Sheffield, Dr Steven Croft, told his Diocesan Synod in Sheffield. “There is a sense in our nation that something is badly wrong,” he claimed.

You can make it

A FREE craft-making workshop using recycled cans will be held from 1pm to 4pm this Thursday at Springwell Gardens Community Centre, Rotherham. The session is open to over 16s. Places must be booked – call 01709 368515.

Street to be closed

BURLEIGH Street in Barnsley town centre will be closed for two weeks for the replacement of gas mains. A diversion will be in place from August 6.