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Stargazing session at Mayfield centre

Sheffield Astronomical Society is hosting a session as part of the BBC’s Stargazing Live initiative on Saturday from 7pm at Mayfield Environmental Centre, David Lane, Fulwood.

Visitors will have the chance to look at stars and speak to experts. Contact sheffieldastro@gmail.com for details.

Rubbish set ablaze

FIREFIGHTERS were called out to a pile of industrial rubbish set alight on the Thorncliffe industrial estate, Chapeltown.

The fire was discovered at 9.55pm on Sunday.

Chimney fire fight

A CHIMNEY fire took almost three hours to put out by firefighters who were called to the blaze at a house on Lightwood Lane, Norton, Sheffield, at about 10.30am on Saturday.

Spate of arsons

ARSONISTS set fire to a portable building at Tata Steels, Aldwarke Lane, Rotherham, and wheelie bins on Pollard Crescent, Parson Cross, both on Saturday, and a street bin on Clayton Hollows, Waterthorpe, on Thursday.

Mentoring places

FREE European Union-funded mentoring opportunities for over 50s or disabled people are available in Sheffield.

Email projects@inovaconsult.com or call 0114 2799091 for information.

Extractor unit fire

FIRE crews were called out to an extractor unit in the kitchen of a house on Brunswick Road, Burngreave, Sheffield, at 6.45pm on Sunday.