NEWS IN BRIEF: It’s your chance to touch the torch...

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SHOPPERS at Sainsbury’s in Crystal Peaks, Sheffield, can see the Paralympic Torch this Saturday when it makes an appearance at the store.

Customers can hold the torch and have their photo taken with it between 9.30am and 11.30pm.

Fancy dress funds

HOTEL staff at Premier Inn near Meadowhall raised just over £300 for Great Ormond Street Hospital by wearing fancy dress, turning up to work in their pyjamas and baking cakes. The day was part of fundraising by company Whitbread nationally.

New Year booking

BOOK now to meet author Milly Johnson at Barnsley Library next year. Places are limited for the free event, at 6.30pm on Monday, January 21. Call 01226 773 921.