NEWS IN BRIEF: Scholarships for bright pupils

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SHEFFIELD’S only co-educational independent school holds its annual scholarship entrance exam day next Wednesday morning and some places may still be available.

Westbourne School in Broomhill has five-year scholarships for boys and girls aged 11 up in areas including exceptional academic achievement, sport, music and a general category. Call 0114 266 8374.

Owls’ discount

DISCOUNTED Sheffield Wednesday season tickets for next year are on sale until Friday, March 2. The sale then ends until the club’s status for next season is confirmed. Discount prices from £315 adults, equivalent to £13.70 a game.

Queue for bargain

DOZENS of shoppers queued outside Boots in Sheffield city centre yesterday morning to snap up festive gift set bargains in the annual 75 per cent off sale.

Police in the house

POLICE are hoping for a full house when they visit a bingo hall to hand out crime prevention and safety advice. Officers will be at Mecca Bingo on Foljambe Road, Chesterfield, on Saturday, January 28, to give safety tips and talk about policing concerns.