NEWS IN BRIEF: Arsonists set fire to stairwell in flats

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A PILE of rubbish was set alight in the stairwell of a block of flats on Ironside Road, Gleadless Valley, Sheffield.

The fire, reported at 9.10pm on Saturday, did not spread to any homes.

In Barnsley a small bonfire was started by vandals in a playground on Pontefract Road, Lundwood, on Saturday night. The same night a bin was set alight on Littleworth Lane, Lundwood.

Wrong picture

A PICTURE appeared in Thursday’s Star with the caption Ken Curran. Unfortunately, due to a production error, the picture was not of Mr Curran, who is the chair of Manor Assembly. We apologise for any embarrassment or confusion this may have caused.

Hedge set alight

FIREFIGHTERS were called to Howarth Road, Brinsworth, Rotherham, after a hedge was set alight at 9.50pm on Friday. A shed on an allotment on Brecks Lane, East Herringthorpe, was found burning at 5.45pm on Sunday.