Medieval towns brought to life

A SERIES of talks on medieval towns by historian Dr David Mercer starts in the New Hall, Bawtry, next Wednesday.

The 10 weekly sessions running from 2pm to 4pm have been organised by the Bawtry branch of the Workers’ Educational Association.

To reserve a place on the course or obtain more information contact Joy Tudberry on 01777 818419.

Bishop on tour

The Bishop of Sheffield, Dr Steven Croft, continues his tour of the diocese with a second visit to Doncaster next Thursday, when he will meet deanery members at the Castle Park rugby club function suite, Armthorpe.

Canal campaign

residents of Misterton are being urged to sign a petition urging the Heritage Lottery Fund to reconsider its decision not to award grants for restoration of the Chesterfield Canal which runs through the village.

Scouts AGM

Civic Mayor Eva Hughes has been invited to attend Hesley Wood Scout Camp on Wednesday evening for the annual general meeting of the South Yorkshire County Scouts group.