NEWS IN BRIEF: Sprinkler prevents academy inferno

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A WATER sprinkler system prevented a Sheffield school from going up in flames after smoke from a burning extractor fan triggered the device.

The fire at the new Parkwood Academy, Penrith Road, Shirecliffe, was contained to just one classroom.

Firefighters were alerted at 12.10am yesterday.

Centre set on fire

A FORMER youth centre was set alight for the second time in three days on Tuesday. The disused International Centre, Simmonite Road, Kimberworth Park, Rotherham, was found burning on Tuesday morning - 72 hours after firefighters were called to the same place to deal with another blaze. On both occasions rubbish had been set alight.

Bike theft arrests

POLICE in Sheffield are urging cyclists to register their bikes on the national database immobilise.com following a spate of thefts. A 15-year-old boy and a man, 23, have been arrested on suspicion of stealing bikes from the concourse area outside The University of Sheffield. A WATER sprinkler system prevented a Sheffield school from going up in flames after smoke from a burning extractor fan triggered the device.

The fire at the new Parkwood Academy, Penrith Road, Shirecliffe, was contained to just one classroom.

Firefighters were alerted at 12.10am yesterday.

In Woodseats, Sheffield, The Old School House nursery on Cobnar Road was broken into during the early hours of Friday and a small amount of petty cash was stolen.

A FORMER youth centre was set alight for the second time in three days on Tuesday. The disused International Centre, Simmonite Road, Kimberworth Park, Rotherham, was found burning on Tuesday morning - 72 hours after firefighters were called to the same place to deal with another blaze. On both occasions rubbish had been set alight.

POLICE in Sheffield are urging cyclists to register their bikes on the national database immobilise.com following a spate of thefts. A 15-year-old boy and a man, 23, have been arrested on suspicion of stealing bikes from the concourse area outside The University of Sheffield.

NINE licenses premises in Hillsborough all passed test purchase operations where underage volunteers were sent in to see whether staff were prepared to serve children.