NEWS IN BRIEF: Talkative teenagers in great debate

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TEENAGERS from Wath Comprehensive are today competing in the final of a national debating competition.

Sixth-formers Katherine Bostock, John D’Silva, Cameron Price and Luke Rowley from are in London for the three-day final of the Institute of Ideas Debating Matters Competition.

Showing off torch

OLYMPIC torchbearer James Coates will return to his former school for its annual summer fair next Saturday, July 7. The 12-year-old will be at Greystones Primary School, Sheffield, from 11am to 2pm and will be showing off his torch.

Free tennis lesson

TENNIS players of all standards are invited to pick up a racket at Chesterfield Tennis Club’s open day tomorrow. Free court time and coaching sessions will be on offer at the club on Hawksley Avenue, Newbold.

Village summer gala

WORRALL village holds its annual gala next Saturday, from 1pm, at the Memorial Hall, Towngate Road. Attractions include live music, dance demonstrations, a barbecue and afternoon teas.