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Nominations open before by-election

NOMINATIONS have opened for a by-election following the resignation of South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Shaun Wright from Rotherham Council.

Voters go to the polls to elect a replacement councillor in the Rawmarsh seat on Thursday, May 16.

The deadline for nominations is 12 noon on April 18. Email or call 01709 823590.

Market date set

CRAFTS and artisan food will be on sale when a Sheffield church hosts its sixth annual farmers’ market.

The event takes place at St James’s Church, Norton, between 10am and 2pm on Saturday, April 27.

There will also be a local history exhibition and entertainment from Woodhouse Prize Brass Band, the New Orleans Strollers and Sylvaine dance school.

Bookworms meet

SHEFFIELD University is holding a networking event for people in reading groups across the city. The event is on Thursday, April 25, from 6.30pm, at the Humanities Research Institute, Gell Street. Visit for details.