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Slimming World reveal the 'free' foods that are now actually 'syns'

Slimming World has made major changes to its diet plan with some popular ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns

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CITY FOCUS: Nottingham is jam-packed and perfect for a festive visit

CITY FOCUS: Nottingham is jam-packed and perfect for a festive visit

If you like the hustle and bustle of a modern city in the run-up to Christmas, but with all the attractions within walking distance of each other, then Nottingham is right up your street.

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A loco on the line at Midland Railway - Butterley

FESTIVE REVIEW: all aboard the Santa Special trains at Midland Railway

Santa Claus is on his way......but wait, how can the children make sure the man in red knows what your kids would like on the big day?

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A real beauty of a panto gets under way at Theatre Royal

A real beauty of a panto gets under way at Theatre Royal

The Theatre Royal Nottingham’s sensational family pantomime, Beauty and the Beast, stars Sherrie Hewson, Ben Richards, Ben Nickless, and Andrew Ryan, in an all-new spectacular production.

Theatre and Comedy
Sutton ramblers head off to Derbyshire for festive walk

Sutton ramblers head off to Derbyshire for festive walk

Sunday December 17 is the date for Sutton-in-Ashfield Rambling Club’s Christmas Ramble in Derbyshire’s Wessington, Crich and Ambergate area.

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Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Record Review with Kevin Bryan

It’s Record Review time again with Kevin Bryan.

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Hundreds of knitted angels are appearing on the streets of Belper in a community campaign to spready Christmas cheer.

Thousands of angels descend on Belper in Christmas ‘gift of love’

Knitters and crocheters from Belper and beyond have given a ‘gift of love’ to the town, after crafting 2,000 angels to decorate the streets.

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The owners of the Amber Valley Wines vineyard are celebrating success in the International Wine Challenge.

Amber Valley vineyard tastes success in International Wine Challenge

The owners of an Amber Valley vineyard are celebrating after their 2016 vintage was commended by the judges of the International Wine Challenge.

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Hits galore as Slade UK play tribute gig in Derby

Hits galore as Slade UK play tribute gig in Derby

Slade UK perform their tribute to Slade at The Flowerpot in Derby on Wednesday, December 20.

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RESCUE ME: can you give Roxy a home for Christmas?

RESCUE ME: can you give Roxy a home for Christmas?

We are relaunching our regular feature, Rescue Me, and this week, in conjunction with the RSPCA, we are appealing to help find a home for seven-year-old staffy Roxy in time for Christmas.

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Cadet band to play latest fundraising concert in Long Eaton

Cadet band to play latest fundraising concert in Long Eaton

The Band of Derbyshire Army Cadet Force (ACF) will be taking to the stage in Long Eaton to help to raise money for a number of local charities by taking part in a festive concert.

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From left, partners Dorothy Parmer and Alan Freeman, lottery ambassador Danyl Johnson, and Mary Clarke celebrate success for Whatstandwell in the Peoples Postcode Lottery

Lucky day in Whatstandwell as two Postcode Lottery winners get £30,000

It was a lucky day for two Whatstandwell residents when their street came up on the People’s Postcode Lottery earlier this month.

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Spooky tales in store as Marty returns for latest Belper performance

No.28 in Belper Market Place plays host to the latest performance at the venue by Marty Ross on Saturday, December 16.

Theatre and Comedy
Woolley and Archer to return to Flowerpot

Woolley and Archer to return to Flowerpot

Dynamic duo Woolley and Archer will be wowing their fans with their latest gig at The Flowerpot in Derby on Wednesday, December 13.

Music
REM tribute band to play at Flowerpot

REM tribute band to play at Flowerpot

Stipe bring their tribute to REM to The Flowerpot in Derby on Tuesday, December 19.

Music
Film Review: Battle of the Sexes

Film Review: Battle of the Sexes

From the directors of Little Miss Sunshine comes a taut sporting drama with a political edge, writes Natalie Stendall.

Arts

REVEALED: Video and more photos of the lost villages ‘drowned’ beneath Ladybower Reservoir

They were lost to the world nearly 75 years ago - but here’s another glimpse of the villages drowned and sitting at the bottom of Ladybower Reservoir.

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Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Here is Kevin Bryan’s latest Record Review, looking at some of the new music releases

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COLUMN: Discover the best of the UK’s nature

Now that the leaves have turned, the temperature has dropped and much-loved programmes such as Autumnwatch and Blue Planet II have returned to our screens - the nation’s love for wildlife has been rekindled and there has never been a better time to get out 
and explore nature at its very 
best.

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