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Film Review: Last Flag Flying is touching and impressive

Last Flag Flying is a respectful anti-war film with charming comic sweetness, writes Natalie Stendall.

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Rocket & Salmon Putanesca. Photo by Jason Ingram.

Recipe: Rocket and Salmon Putanesca

Preparation time: 5 minutes

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Belper chef agency boss: hospitality kitchens crisis at boiling point

Belper chef agency boss: hospitality kitchens crisis at boiling point

The boss of a Belper-based national staffing agency for skilled chefs says a slow-burning crisis in the hospitality sector could soon boil over without a fresh approach to the trade.

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FOOD REVIEW: The Black Swan, Belper

FOOD REVIEW: The Black Swan, Belper

The Black Swan takes centre stage in Belper Market Place and is one of the town’s most popular pubs.

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Bumper crop of bands lined up at Bearded Theory

Mercury and Brit-nominated chart-toppers Blossoms (pictured) are the final main stage headline act to be announced for Bearded Theory.

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Award nominations joy for city panto production

Award nominations joy for city panto production

Beauty and the Beast has been nominated for four awards at the Great British Pantomime Awards, which were announced on Sunday.

Theatre and Comedy
Dresses in cupboard. Photo by Pixabay.

Own up! How many impulse buys do you have stashed in the wardobe?

Women love shopping for clothes and shoes but rarely wear a lot of them.

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It's Shrove Tuesday.

Nine things you might not know about Shrove Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday first started off as a religious festival in which Christians used up the last of their lard and fat in preparation for Lent when fasting happens.
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Irish music to the fore with Derby Concert Band performance

Irish music to the fore with Derby Concert Band performance

Derby Concert Band’s Celtic Festival concert is on Saturday, March 17, at 7.30pm at Landau Forte College, Fox Street, Derby.

Music
Gig on home turf for Matt’s new band

Gig on home turf for Matt’s new band

Raucous balladeering, indie rock’n’roll and a Motown spirit are the order of the day as Matt McGuinness and the MLC play an intimate homecoming concert in the Derby Cathedral retrochoir on February 24.

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Shazia Mirza Portrait

Stand-up star Shazia is heading for the Guildhall

With Love From St Tropez is the new stand-up show from Shazia Mirza and it can be seen at Derby’s Guildhall Theatre on May 18.

Theatre and Comedy
Pyehill Male Voice Choir at Beamish Museum

Choir to hold fundraising concert to help guides’ trip

Pye Hill and District Male Voice Choir is to perform a concert on Saturday, March 10, to support Somercotes Girl Guides who are to visit India.

Music
Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Record Review with Kevin Bryan

It’s time for Kevin Bryan to review some of the new music releases.

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Enjoy Four Seasons by candlelight at Derby Cathedral

Enjoy Four Seasons by candlelight at Derby Cathedral

The London Concertante chamber orchestra will be performing at Derby Cathedral on April 20.

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Derby arts centre Quad.
Photo by Graham Lucas Commons

Family fun aplenty at QUAD this half-term

QUAD in Derby has a selection of family friendly events for February half-term, including STEM-focused workshops, a Make and Take Day, Minecraft workshops and family friendly films.

Arts
National treasure Pam offers wit and wisdom at Derby Theatre

National treasure Pam offers wit and wisdom at Derby Theatre

An Evening With Pam Ayres can be seen at Derby Theatre on Sunday, February 18, from 5pm.

Theatre and Comedy
Bumper night of comedy at Funhouse event in city centre

Bumper night of comedy at Funhouse event in city centre

The latest Funhouse Comedy Club event takes place at the Blessington Carriage in Derby on Monday, February 19.

Theatre and Comedy
Weight Watchers consultant Donna Curley, whose groups include Belper, Allestree, and Holbrook, has been encouraging members to help feed homeless people in Derby city centre.

Belper Weight Watchers group step up efforts to help feed the homeless

Amber Valley slimming clubs resisted the temptations of January by stepping up their regular donations to a Derby homelessness charity.

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Clare Hadway and Ian Ball are growing their vegetable box delivery service Twisted Turnip into Belper.

Vegetable box service connects Belper shoppers and Derbyshire farmers

A growing company is looking to connect more Belper households with Derbyshire farmers as they expand their vegetable box delivery service.

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Herby Chicken Salad Wrap. Photo by Jason Ingram. Recipe courtesy of www.makemoreofsalad

What’s for lunch?

Herby lemon salad wraps

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