News In Brief: Parking plans hit buffers at station

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A PROPOSAL to extend car parking at a booming railway station is set for rejection by North East Derbyshire District Council.

Dronfield Town Council had asked the district council not to allow the continued use of the former goods yard at Dronfield railway station, but to use the site for an extension to the station car park. Extended train services had led to a massive increase in the use of the railway station, causing parking problems for passengers’ cars.

Pupils with fab four

WE have been asked to point out that six students at High Storrs School in Sheffield, achieved four A Levels in total rather than three as reported to The Star on Tuesday.

They are Michael Bamford, Victoria Berry, Sophie Burroughs, Alexander Mulrooney, Amy Pollard and Emily Williams.

Test literary skills

TEST your literary skills at a book quiz at Sheffield Central Library on Monday, September 17, from 6.30pm to 8pm. Entry is £5 per team and places must be booked in advance. Call 0114 273 4727.

Pen a city poem

WORDSMITHS are urged to pen a poem about Sheffield, which could win a prize of £1,000. Log on to to submit a poem of no more than 25 lines or 160 words.

Sign up for selling

The next car boot sale at Paces Campus on Pack Horse Lane, High Green, is on Sunday, September 2. Call 0114 2844444 to book a pitch.