NEWS IN BRIEF: Landlords told to make homes safe

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LANDLORDS are being urged to carry out assessments on their properties to help control the threat of Legionnaires’ disease.

The Health and Safety Executive is directing residential property landlords, or their managing agents, to a recently revised code of practice which requires landlords to ensure the risk from legionella – in all forms of water systems found in residential rented premises – is fully risk assessed and controlled.

Pipe up for music

AN AFTERNOON of entertainment with The Take 2 Big Band swings into Penistone Paramount Cinema on Saturday, August 11, from 2.30pm. Kevin Grunill will play the Mighty Compton Cinema Organ, and will continue to perform every Thursday at St Andrews Church, Penistone, at 1pm on the Allen Digital Theatre Organ. Call 07944 566 972 for more information.

Help with new show

PERFORMERS and backstage staff are needed to help a theatre company create its next show. A workshop will be held in Sheffield on Sunday, August 12, from 11am to 5pm. Participants should email their CV to for more instructions about the day.