NEWS IN BRIEF: Warning on rogue waste traders

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HOUSEHOLDERS are being warned to beware cowboy waste firms as Sheffield Council prepares to implement fortnightly rubbish collections.

The Country Landowners Association is asking residents to think twice before accepting offers from rogue traders for fear it could lead to an increase in fly-tipping.

Burns Night fun

RESIDENTS at a Sheffield care home will be transported to Scotland for a Burns Event tomorrow night. Staff at Eagle House in Sharrowvale have organised a haggis, neeps and tatties banquet to mark the 253rd birthday of Robbie Burns.

Estate inspection

COUNCILLORS Steve Houghton, Charlie Wraith and Joe Hayward will be carrying out an estate inspection in Cudworth, Barnsley, on Friday starting at 3pm at Bow Street council offices.

Road repairs alert

PENISTONE Road in Sheffield has evening lane closures outside the Mazda garage for road repairs on Thursday.