NEWS IN BRIEF: Arson attack at town allotment

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A PILE of rubbish was set alight in an arson attack on an allotment on Coal Pit Lane, Cudworth.

Flames spread to fencing at 7pm on Wednesday.

Three hours later bushes were set alight near Tesco on Undergate Road, Dinnington, Rotherham, at 10pm on Wednesday.

Cars set on fire

A FORD Ka was set alight on Mitchell Close, Worsbrough Dale, Barnsley, at 8.20pm on Tuesday. Another car was destroyed in an arson attack in Spring Wood, off Castlebeck Drive, Manor, Sheffield, at 8.10pm on Wednesday.

Pan started blaze

FIREFIGHTERS were called to Croft Street, Kimberworth, Rotherham, after a pan caught fire on the hob at 1.45am on yesterday. The home’s occupants got out unharmed.

Stray dog award

BOLSOVER Council has been awarded the RSPCA’s ‘Bronze Footprint’ for the third year for providing a good stray dog and animal welfare service.