Fibromyalgia - ‘it’s a battle of mind over body’

Chronic pain and extreme fatigue are two of the symptoms which sufferers of an invisible illness experience day in and day out.

Danny Baker

Derbyshire date for Danny Baker on farewell tour

Broadcasting legend Danny Baker is set to return to the stage with a new show, Good Time Charlie’s Back!, which he has vowed will serve as his farewell tour.

Theatre and Comedy
Ian Siegal

Blues ace Ian Siegal plugs new album in Derbyshire

Award-winning blues legend Ian Siegal brings his All The Rage tour to Derbyshire, where he will be airing his new album which is his first studio recording of new songs in six years.

Shazia Mirza

Shazia Mirza tours new show in Derbyshire

Following her  sell-out run of The Kardashians Made Me Do It and fresh from being ravaged by hunger and sand-flies on Channel 4’s Celebrity Island, Shazia Mirza is touring her new show.

Walton knitters feature. Joan McKenzie.

Volunteers knit for babies in specialist hospital care

Newborn babies bring as much concern as joy to their parents– particularly those who come into the world early or who are very small.

Fastlove - a tribute to George Michael at Buxton Opera House on April 1.

George Michael tribute show keeps the faith

Get ready for an unforgettable evening which honours a much-missed global superstar.


Lipstick On Your Collar lets the good times rock 'n' roll

Take a fun-filled musical journey through the hits of the Fifties and Sxities in the music show Lipstick On Your Collar.

Theatre and Comedy
Photo by Pixabay.

Derbyshire’s hidden army of young carers look after dependent relatives

A hidden army of young people in Derbyshire are caring for dependent relatives.

Catch TV stars in stage version of Strangers on a Train

Catch TV stars in stage version of Strangers on a Train

Gripping thriller Strangers on a Train steams into Sheffield next week with a host of familiar faces from television on board.

Whats on
Shaving. Photo by Pixabay.

Bye to beards in the East Midlands

Clean-shaven is the look that most men in the East Midlands now prefer.

Amanda Higginbottom rallies support for Chesterfield Tuneless Choir.

Launch of Derbyshire’s first Tuneless Choir

Have you ever wanted to sing in a choir but thought your voice wasn’t good enough or lacked confidence to sing with others?

Always look on the bright side of life with Spamalot

Always look on the bright side of life with Spamalot

Funnier than the Black Death, hit musical comedy Spamalot is heading for Derbyshire as part of a countrywide tour.

Whats on
Brendan Cole - All Night Long show. Photo by Shane Finn.

Will Brendan Cole return to Strictly Come Dancing?

He may have been voted off Strictly Come Dancing early in the last series but Brendan Cole had got more than enough to occupy his mind - and body.

Whats on
Car Key. Photo by Pixabay.

Tips for parents on teaching teenagers to drive

With the whole family home for the festive period, Christmas is the perfect time to take teenagers, who are learning to drive, out for some all-important practice.

Aynsley Lister plays at The Flowerpot, Derby, on December 9

VIDEO: Aynsley Lister heads for Derby's Flowerpot

Seize the opportunity  to catch the musician voted Guitarist of the Year at the British Blues Awards.
Little Mix will be playing at 3aaa County Ground, Derby, on July 2018

LITTLE MIX: Where to get show tickets

Tickets go on sale this week for Little Mix's show in Derbyshire next summer.

Little Mix play at the 3aaa ground, Derby, in July, 2018.

LITTLE MIX: Derbyshire show tickets go on sale this week

The world’s biggest girl band Little Mix will perform in Derbyshire - with tickets going on sale this week.

Whats on
Winter wonderland at McArthurGlen East Midlands designer outlet.

Walking in a winter wonderland at McArthurGlen

Christmas at McArthurGlen Designer Outlet East Midlands launches on Thursday, November 16, as the centre transforms into a snowy winter woodland.

Rufus Wainwright. Photo by Matthew Welch.

VIDEO: Rufus Wainwright chooses Derbyshire for one of two UK shows

Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright will be performing one of his first UK solo concerts in Derbyshire, which will be one of only two shows in the country.
He will be singing at Buxton Opera House on Saturday, November 18.

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Chesterfield poppy appeal feature. Vivienne Toon.

Get crafty and contribute to a worthy cause

“I’m really glad that I didn’t have to send my children away in a war, that I didn’t have to send my loved ones to fight,” said Viv Toon.

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