NEWS IN BRIEF: Man in hot water - as shower blazes

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A MAN about to take a shower finished up calling the fire brigade instead.

The man switched on the shower at his home in Greenfield Gardens, Cantley, Doncaster, on Wednesday evening - but before he got in, it caught fire.

The fire was out before Doncaster crews arrived and there was minimal damage and no injuries.

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Social enterprise

Sheffield Inventors’ Group’s next free talk will be on the topic of digital economy-based social enterprises. Speakers Cherry Daniels and Richard Lawrence-Day will give the talk at Sheffield Central Library, Surrey Street, on Monday, from 6pm to 7.45pm. To book a place, call 0114 273 4736.

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Take a pitch at sale

SELLERS are invited to take a pitch at a fundraising car boot sale in aid of Sheffield Life-Saving Club. The sale at Loxley Recreation Ground this Sunday starts at 8.30am. Sellers can arrive from 7.30am. Pitches are £8.

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Join the guild

Chapeltown and Ecclesfield Townswomen’s Guild hold their meetings on the first and second Tuesdays of each month at Chapeltown Methodist Church at 2pm. Visitors and new members are always welcome. Call 0114 245 8837.

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Sign up for race

RUNNERS in South Yorkshire are urged to enter this year’s Great North Run for Cancer Research UK. Charity entries close on July 1 for the event on September 16. Call 0871 641 2403.