Local resident and author Maureen Clarke has had published a novel for young adults.
WIKKIN CATS! by Mil Sidney, is written for 11-15 -year-olds and set in 2098 in a place very like Syston.
The cats are trying to take over the town, and the adults haven’t noticed! Can 5 kids, a friendly cat and a buzzard stop them?
Unfortunately, it will be some time before it is available in shops, but it can be bought directly from the author. Text firstname.lastname@example.org for details.