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Visit the woods for healthy bike ride

The first cycle ride of the Get Doncaster Walking festival takes place on Sunday, April 14, and will feature a ride over an old pit top.

Woodland Wheelies starts from Cantley Park pavilion at 11am and covers six miles of Sandall Beat tracks and the old Markham Main colliery site. To book a place call Tom Newman on 07584 025268, particiapants must wear a helmet.

Computer glitch

Hatfield Town Council members have expressed their dissatisfaction with a new computer software system for their cemetery records.

They say delays by the software suppliers in providing data input are unacceptable and they have authorised the clerk to abandon the project.

Guest soprano

The Lunch-Hour Concert for members of Doncaster Arts and Museum Society today (1pm) at the Chequer Road gallery features soprano Chloe Saywell accompanied by pianist Stephenie Leung. Admission is £4.

Ancestry aid

doncaster and District Family History Society members will be running their monthly help desk at Doncaster Central Library tomorrow from 10am to 12pm for people wanting help to explore their ancestry.

New crafts

A MIXED craft workshop gets underway in Misterton on April 18. It covers a variety of fabric, papercraft and beadwork and costs £56 for eight sessions. For more information call 01777 706132.

Beth in the chair

The newly-elected chair of Danum MS, the Doncaster branch of the Multiple Sclerosis Society, is Beth McCarthy, who has suffered from the condition for 12 years. She lives in Stainforth and works for the NHS as a forensic information analyst.

Paradise found

The Doncaster RSPB group will be hearing Steve Lovell talk about Lincolnshire - A Naturalist’s Paradise when they meet tonight at Castle Park Rugby Club from 7pm. Non-members can attend for £3.

Beech party

Churchwardens at St Mary’s, Tickhill are seeking residents who can help clear undergrowth from around the new beech hedge.