NEWS IN BRIEF: Sorry for mistake in picture caption

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A PICTURE caption on page 8 of The Star yesterday incorrectly said children taking part in a writing competition were from Sharrow Junior School in Sheffield.

In fact, they were from Hunters Bar Junior School on Sharrowvale Road. We apologise for the error.

Meeting invitation

TENANTS and residents from Springwell Gardens and Eastwood Middle estates in Rotherham are welcome to the next meeting of Eastwood and Springwell United community group, at 6.30pm on Tuesday, at Springwell Gardens Community Centre, Eastwood View.

Helping the Peak

THE Peak District National Park Authority is seeking a new member for its governing body. A place is available from March and people with experience of working with the voluntary sector, young people and strategic planning are particularly welcome. Email

Acting classes

ACTRESS Belinda Wilkinson has launched Friday drama classes from 5pm to 6pm at Eckington Church Hall for four to eight-year-olds, and on Saturdays for children aged four to six from 12.30pm at St Andrews Church, Brinsworth. Book on 07598 907127.

Charity’s thanks

Thornberry Animal Sanctuary has issued a thank-you to people who donated to its street collection on The Moor on September 29. The total raised was £362.72. Another collection takes place on Saturday, October 27.