News In Brief: Open day event for Doncaster area playgroup

THE Northgate Pre-School Playgroup at Tickhill is holding an open day on Thursday, September 22.

The event from 9am to 3pm is being held at St Mary’s Primary School, which is the headquarters of the playgroup that caters for children from two to five years of age.

Church art expert gives talk

DONCASTER and District Family History Society’s next speaker on Wednesday, September 28, at The College for the Deaf on Leger Way, Doncaster, at 7.30pm is Pat McLaughlin, talking about Artwork and Symbolism in local churches. Members free, non members £2.

Mayor checks out the floral prizes

civic Mayor Eva Hughes is off to The Pavilions at Harrogate on Tuesday to hear if Doncaster won any prizes in Yorkshire in Bloom.