News In Brief: Donations will help to fill your cuppa

The Whittard of Chelsea store at Lakeside Village, Doncaster, is encouraging people to donate their unwanted bric-a-brac including mugs and teapots to the British Heart Foundation shop this month as part of a new stock appeal.

The tea and coffee chain has joined forces with BHF and anyone donating good quality bric-a-brac will receive a 20 per cent discount voucher to spend in any Whittard store or online.

Debbie Boylen, manager for BHF shops in Doncaster, said: “We’re delighted to have the support of Whittard of Chelsea this month. From cups and saucers to clocks and vases I’d like to encourage every household in Doncaster to have a rummage for any unwanted bric-a-brac.”

All that jazz

bawtry will be swinging again tomorrow when another live jazz session featuring world-renowned trombonist Dennis Rollins and Mark Ellis takes place at the Coco Ice cocktail bar on Market Hill from 3pm to 6pm. Admission is £5.

Jubilee shindig

hatfield Town Council is considering organising a major event to celebrate The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee next year, which would also involve inviting young people from their twin town of Merksplas in Belgium.

Beer goes flat

conservation area consent is being sought to convert The Red Lion pub in Bank Street, Mexborough, into three apartments with 16 more in a block on the same site after outbuildings are knocked down.