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Film review: Most Beautiful Island is a highly impressive debut

In the voyeuristic opening shots of Ana Asensio’s directorial debut, Most Beautiful Island, women are picked out of the crowd, tracked by a shaky camera along busy New York sidewalks, writes Natalie Stendall.

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Dance stars to hit the road again in new touring show

Dance stars to hit the road again in new touring show

Anton Du Beke and Erin Boag’s exciting new show Broadway to Hollywood is coming to Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall on February 1, as part of their latest nationwide tour.

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The Book of Forgotten Authors

10 books to give this Christmas

Are you struggling to find the perfect gift for the book lover in your life? Or are a book worm yourself?

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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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Brendan Cole brings his All Night Long show to Buxton Opera House on January 25, 2019

See Brendan Cole dance in live show All Night Long

Strictly Come Dancing’s charismatic Brendan Cole is bringing his live show All Night Long to Derbyshire.

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One of Tony Fisher's shots in the Brussels 'Home' exhibition features a rose a rose he found on the beach by an abandoned pier in Weston Super Mare.

Amber Valley photographer represents UK at European mental health show

A photographer from Riddings will be the focus of continental attention this week, after being selected to represent Britain in a special exhibition.

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Belper campaigners to hold street protest against planning decisions

Belper campaigners to hold street protest against planning decisions

Protesters will take to the streets of Belper this weekend to highlight the threat of planned housing developments in the town.

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REVIEW: Daddy’s Home 2 oozes feelgood vibes in spite of lazy writing

REVIEW: Daddy’s Home 2 oozes feelgood vibes in spite of lazy writing

With their petty jealousies settled in 2015’s hit comedy Daddy’s Home, dad Dusty (Mark Wahlberg) and stepdad Brad (Will Ferrell) reunite for a ‘together Christmas’ with their wives and stepchildren in Daddy’s Home 2.

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VIDEO: Belper Christmas lights switch-on draws crowd of thousands

The magic of Christmas returned to Belper last weekend, as the moment came to switch on the town decorations.

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Exhibition to reveal stories of Belper’s First World War survivors

Exhibition to reveal stories of Belper’s First World War survivors

The Belper in Wartime group are staging their latest exhibition 2-5pm this Saturday, November 25, at the Number 28 community Hall on Market Place.

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Dickensian character Fagin played by Robert Laughlin in the Chapel.

PICTURES: Chatsworth House gives Christmas a Dickens twist

Visitors to Chatsworth this Christmas will be transported to Victorian England as the stately home celebrates some of Charles Dickens’ best-loved works.

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Which is your favourite of this year's Christmas adverts?

VOTE: Which is your favourite of this year's Christmas adverts?

Over the last few years, television adverts have become a massive part of the Christmas festivities.

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Rise and fall of world famous Ripley firm retold in new film

Rise and fall of world famous Ripley firm retold in new film

The Ripley and District Heritage Trust has released a new documentary film on the rise and fall of the world famous Butterley company and its role in engineering the last 200 years of the town’s history.

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An artists drawing of the proposed new tea rooms building for Belper River Gardens, which could cost around �520,000 to build.

Fundraising auction aims to boost river gardens tea room project

The Friends of Belper River Gardens are hosting an auction night this weekend, which has drawn support from all quarters of the community.

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VIDEO: E4's Tattoo Fixers looking for people to take part in new series

Do you have a terrible tattoo you'd love to get covered up?

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Healthcare workers Jo Woolley, left, and Marie Buckley were treated to a week in the Maldives by ITVs This Morning programme.

ITV This Morning treat friends to luxury holiday after surgery

A Belper woman and her hospital colleague have just returned from the holiday of a lifetime after their story of friendship captured hearts on ITV’s This Morning.

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See Ugly Duckling kids’ ballet when it comes to area

See Ugly Duckling kids’ ballet when it comes to area

Northern Ballet’s original pioneering ballet for children, Ugly Duckling, is to return to stages across the country with an extensive tour throughout spring 2018. The production will run from May to June 2018, visiting more than 20 theatres, including Buxton Opera House on May 26, Derby Theatre on May 31, and Mansfield Palace Theatre on June 5.

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Past and present members of the Arkwright Society with the Duke of Devonshire, project architect Ben Freeston, Europa Nostra UK chairman Peter Collins and pupils from South Darley Primary School.

Cromford mill restoration lands top European heritage award

A heritage restoration project in the heart of Cromford’s historic mill complex has been awarded Europe’s highest honour in the field.

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Heage windmill to close for winter with web spinning event

Heage windmill to close for winter with web spinning event

Heage windmill be closing for the winter at the end of this month. Since its restoration in 2002, the final opening day has developed into a ceremonial event.

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The LEGO Ninjago Movie in UK cinemas now. Copyright 2017 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved Copyright  2017 The LEGO Group

WIN: The LEGO Ninjago Movie film merchandise goody pack

To celebrate the release of The LEGO Ninjago Movie, now in UK cinemas, Warner Bros Pictures have teamed up with us to offer you the chance to win a film merchandise goody pack.

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