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Rother Valley Marie Curie Fundraising Group will be holding a stall at Eckington Civic Centre from 11.15am to 1.30pm on Thursday, November 1.

There will be a tombola, table top sale and chance to buy Marie Curie goods and Christmas cards.

Engine fault fire

A CAR caught fire after developing an engine fault on Southey Green Road in Sheffield, Firefighters were called at 2.30pm on Sunday. Meanwhile a BMW burning on Stradbroke Road, Richmond, had been set alight deliberately at 4.15am yesterday.

Cat flap burglar

A THIEF stole a car from Rushdale Road, Meersbrook, Sheffield, after reaching through a cat flap and stealing the keys from the house it was parked outside on October 15. Another car was stolen from Middle Hay View, Gleadless Valley, last Thursday afternoon.

Two homes raided

TWO homes on Batemoor Road, Batemoor, Sheffield, have been broken into in recent days. One was targeted on Sunday, October 14 after a door was left unlocked. The day before a burglar smashed a window to get into a house.