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Film Review: The Mountain Between Us fuses genres - with limited success

Based on the novel by Charles Martin, The Mountain Between Us fuses the romance and survival genres with limited success, writes Natalie Stendall.

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Action-packed week of family fun at Deda

Action-packed week of family fun at Deda

This October half-term Déda in Derby presents an action packed week of family arts activities for all ages to enjoy.

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The film will be in cinemas in December.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi official trailer is released

The official trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi has been released - sending fans into a frenzy on social media.

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Film Review: Gerald’s Game is not perfect but you can admire the film’s ambition

Film Review: Gerald’s Game is not perfect but you can admire the film’s ambition

It’s a big year at the movies for Stephen King, writes Natalie Stendall.

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Lynn Clarke and Aileen Cook get some help to check out the attractions at Crich Tramway Village.

Steampunks take Crich Tramway museum back to the future

Crich Tramway Village was transported back to the future at the weekend, as a gathering of steampunks mixed science fiction with Victorian vintage.

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See Geoff’s work at Deda in latest exhibition

See Geoff’s work at Deda in latest exhibition

Geoff Machin’s latest art exhibition is up and running at Deda in Derby city centre.

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The cost of some Netflix subscriptions is going up for UK users.

Netflix set to raise prices for UK users

For the first time in two years online streaming giant, Netflix, has raised its monthly subscription prices for UK customers.

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Crowds are expected to gather in Belper and Cromford on Sunday, October 15, for a glimpse of the coach in action.

Horse drawn coach rolling out for heritage festival fundraiser

The Derwent Valley Mills team are offering a trip back in time next weekend, with the chance to ride a horse drawn coach and raise funds for a vital Belper heritage project.

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Amber Valley Beer and Cider Festival organisers and volunteers David Savidge, Jane Wallis, Phil Marshall, Mick Wallis, Mike Hanson and Kate Sherras.

Amber Valley beer festival leaves a memorable taste

The Amber Valley Beer and Cider Festival pulled a crowd of hundreds over the weekend, with organisers adding a drop of history for good measure.

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Bernadette Lawley and her son James, who own the Redemption Ale House on Ray Street, Heanor.

Derbyshire micropubs quenching thirst for real ale revolution

The Amber Valley Beer & Cider Festival will draw in drinkers from across the region this weekend, but a bustling micropub scene is already quenching their thirst all year round.

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Liz Dawn - best known for playing Vera Duckworth in Coronation Street

Coronation Street star Liz Dawn - aka Vera Duckworth - dies

Actress Liz Dawn, best known for playing Vera Duckworth in Coronation Street, has died.
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Bobby Knutt.

Comedian and actor Bobby Knutt dies aged 71

TV and stage actor Bobby Knutt has reportedly died, aged 71.

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Residents of Belper Lane and surrounding areas have repeatedly campaigned to protect green belt land from housing development.Residents of Belper Lane and surrounding areas have repeatedly campaigned to protect green belt land from housing development.

Council reject housing plans in World Heritage Site zone

Campaigners have welcomed the news that plans for 118 new homes near the World Heritage Site boundary have been rejected by councillors.

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Film review: Moments of briliance in powerful film Una

Film review: Moments of briliance in powerful film Una

When she was 13, Una (Rooney Mara) had a sexual relationship with an older man, Ray (Ben Mendelsohn), writes Natalie Stendall.

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The well dressing paying tribute to Princess Diana is on display in Chesterfield until Saturday, September 16.

Where you can still see a Derbyshire well dressing this year

The ancient art of well dressing is very much alive and well in Derbyshire.

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Sleeping Beauty, performed by the Vienna Festival Ballet. Photo by Mudkiss Photography.

Vienna Festival Ballet Company returns with fairy tale show

Classical ballet takes centre stage soon when the highly acclaimed Vienna Festival Ballet Company returns to Derbyshire with their original production of the timeless fairy tale Sleeping Beauty.

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Duffield Arts Festival is expanding on the villages traditional scarecrow display with an extensive line-up of entertainment and creative activities for audiences of all ages and interests, running September 18-24.

Duffield Arts Festival set to return bigger and better

Duffield is to host its second annual arts festival next week with an action-packed programme that promises to be bigger, brighter and better.

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FILM REVIEW: Shin Godzilla is everything a monster movie should be

FILM REVIEW: Shin Godzilla is everything a monster movie should be

Godzilla, star of the world’s longest continually running film franchise, has returned to the UK this year.

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Julian Essex Spurrier in An Evening of Dirty Dancing - The Tribute.

Have the time of your life at this dance show

Dancers will be interpreting the music of the iconic movie, Dirty Dancing, in a colourful show which is heading for Derbyshire.

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Chatsworth Country Fair, balloons launching over the show

VIDEO: Duke hails ‘wonderful weekend’ as Chatsworth celebrates annual showcase

The Duke of Devonshire has said the crowds who came to this year’s Chatsworth Country Fair were treated to a ‘wonderful weekend’.

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