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PLACE Detectives - Out and About is a new course from the Doncaster branch of the Workers’ Educational Association which will uncover fascinating stories about local buildings and landscapes.

Historian Sarah Holland will lead the voyage of discovery, which begins with a mystery tour of Doncaster on May 10, meeting outside Doncaster railway station at 10.30am.

A full list of 10 visits and travel information will be available at the first meeting and the full fee is £60, although it is reduced to only £3 for people receiving certain benefits.

For further information email sarah.holland@mypostoffice.co.uk or call 01709 894 931.

Joint concert

Doncaster Wheatsheaf Singers and Barnburgh Male Voice Choir are joining forces to perform in concert at St Laurence and St Jude’s Church, Scawsby, on Saturday, May 7 at 7.30pm. Tickets for the concert, including refreshments, are available from choir members or £5 on the door.

Salon owner

HAIRDRESSER Victoria Williams has asked The Star to make it clear she owns the Viktor Victoria salon featured in a report last week about the effects of planned roadworks on her business in Balby.

French empire

the History of the French Colonies will be the subject of Tim Baycroft’s talk to Les Francophiles de Tickhill when they meet in the Parish Room at 7.30pm on Wednesday.