NEWS IN BRIEF: Road closed for reconstruction

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MYRTLE Street in Barnsley will close from Stocks Lane to its end from next Monday, August 6, for approximately six weeks to allow road reconstruction works to take place.

The work will be carried out by Strata Homes.

Climb Kilimanjaro

CHARITY Children Today is inviting South Yorkshire fundraisers to join their trek up Mount Kilimanjaro. The event, to take place in June 2013, will raise funds for disabled children in the UK. Call Ceri Ward on 01244 335 622.

Patients’ views

PATIENTS with diabetes are being invited to give their views to help shape the future of health services at a special event in Barnsley on Tuesday July 31. The event will be held at the Priory Campus, Pontefract Road, Lundwood, between 3pm and 7pm. Call 01924 328 656.

Win family holiday

A FAMILY could win a £2,000 trip to Disneyland in Paris - by enjoying a game of bowling at Hollywood Bowl Sheffield. Scratch cards handed out for bookings until August 26. .

Probus meeting

MILLHOUSES Probus will meet at Holy Trinity Hall in Grove Road at 10am on Monday, August 6. Retired, business and professional men are invited.

Band’s charity

ECLECTIC Sheffield group the Amelia Carter Band have adopted Marie Curie Cancer Care as their chosen charity of the year. They will help raise funds and awareness.