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model railway fans will be heading to Doncaster Racecourse this weekend for the annual Festival of British Railway Modelling, with a large selection of 30 working layouts in different gauges on display as well as trade stands and modelling demonstrations.

The event opens each day at 10am and closes at 5pm today and 4.30pm tomorrow. Admission is £8 for adults, £4 for children.

Riverside talk

Barnscan, the Barnsdale Local History Group, will be hearing Hugh Parkin talk about a nostalgic walk along the River Don from Hexthorpe Flatts to Conisbrough when they meet on Wednesday evening at 7.30pm at Campsall Village Hall. Admission is £2.

Land bid fails

A PLAN by Armthorpe Parish Council to acquire land off Mere Lane which belongs to Armthorpe School has been thwarted after the school said it would not be in its best interests.

New home

the owner of a bungalow in Warnington Drive, Bessacarr, is seeking conservation area consent to demolish it and build a new dwelling.