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Student-led art festival up and running at city venues

Re:Public Festival is running at a variety of venues across Nottingham until April 30 and brings you emerging artists with undisputed talent.

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DVD review: The Good Karma Hospital

DVD review: The Good Karma Hospital

ITV’s Sunday night feel-good drama The Good Karma Hospital has now closed its doors, writes Tony Spittles.

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Could your family take on The Chaser?

Derbyshire contestants wanted for The Family Chase

Derbyshire families are being invited to apply to appear on a family version of hit quiz show The Chase.

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The Belper Arts Trail returns over the Bank Holiday weekend, May 6-7.

Belper Arts Trail organisers reveal big plans for Bank Holiday event

With just two weeks to go, organisers have revealed more details about their plans for another dazzling edition of the Belper Arts Trail.

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Astaire tribute show returns to the area with Strictly stars

Astaire tribute show returns to the area with Strictly stars

The touring show Remembering Fred is coming to Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall on Sunday, April 29, starting at 7.30pm.

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Triple bill of top dance performances is heading for Derby Theatre

Triple bill of top dance performances is heading for Derby Theatre

Derby Theatre plays host to National Dance Company Wales on May 8-9 with their spring tour show, Terra Firma.

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Film Review: Ghost Stories is a satisfyingly nightmarish British chiller

Film Review: Ghost Stories is a satisfyingly nightmarish British chiller

Three supernatural stories are tied together in this retro-inspired horror with abundant jump scares, writes Natalie Stendall.

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Fritchley Congregational Church, on the village green, was founded in the 1840s and has Grade II listed status.

Residents dismayed as church considers sale of Fritchley village hall

Fritchley residents have been left frustrated and dismayed as the religious organisation which owns their village hall contemplate selling it off.

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Summer Nights screenings return for eighth year

Summer Nights screenings return for eighth year

The Summer Nights Outdoor Film Festival is back for an eighth year at 13 locations across the UK.

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Festival features feast for film fans

Festival features feast for film fans

Derby Film Festival returns from May 4-13 with a host of special guests, film previews and events, as well as over 50 feature films.

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PROFESSOR ROBERT WINSTON AT THE IMPERIAL COLLEGE, LONDON, FOR FELICIA BROOMFIELD INTERVIEW⬦⬦..PICTURE MURRAY SANDERS.

Talks galore at Guildhall Theatre this summer

Derby LIVE has plenty of thrilling talks this summer at the Guildhall Theatre, as part of Derby Book Festival.

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Film Review: Thoroughbreds is an invigorating and provocative movie

Film Review: Thoroughbreds is an invigorating and provocative movie

Empathy is in short supply in Thoroughbreds, a darkly comic and unpredictable drama about two upper class teenage girls with a violent plan, writes Natalie Stendall.

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Catch this fascinating new exhibition at city venue

Catch this fascinating new exhibition at city venue

A new exhibition will be on display at Derby’s Riverlights, at The Morledge as part of the FORMAT International Photography Festival off-year programme.

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Lacemaker Louise West, who lives in Heanor, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to buy a high-tech laser cutter so she can sell her patterns around the world to promote the heritage craft.

Heanor lacemaker crowdfunding for laser cutter to take designs global

A pioneering lacemaker from Heanor has launched an online crowdfunding campaign to buy a laser cutter to help her keep the heritage craft alive.

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Asparagus Tarragon & Almond Pizza Bianco. Photo by Jason Ingram.

Recipe: Asparagus, tarragon and almond pizza blanco

Why not have a go at this tasty recipe?

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The great nephews of Charles Stone, Charlie Hall, left and Robert Andrew Hunt are joined by civic and military officials following the unveiling of the memorial plaque in Belper Memorial Gardens on Wednesday.

Belper remembers as Victoria Cross plaque unveiled for 1918 war hero

Belper celebrated First World War soldier Charles Stone last week as a plaque was unveiled in memory of the deeds which earned a Victoria Cross.

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A memorial to Charles Edwin Stone, a First World War soldier awarded the Victoria Cross, will be unveiled in Belper on March 21,2018.

Amber Valley to honour Victoria Cross hero with centenary celebrations

Amber Valley will pause to remember the life of one of its bravest sons next week, as a new memorial is unveiled in honour of a First World War hero.

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Hansons Auctioneers valuer Jim Spencer poses with the cigar butt smoked by former Prime Minister Winston Churchill.

Winston Churchill’s cigar butt up for sale at Derbyshire auctioneers

A cigar butt once smoked by Winston Churchill is to be sold at auction by the Belper man whose father received it as a treasured gift.

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Sir Ken Dodd

11 of Sir Ken Dodd's best one-liners

Sir Ken Dodd, one of the last music hall entertainers has died at the age of 90, just two days after marrying his long-term partner, Anne Jones.

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Proud to be Yorkshire: 14 of the greatest women who hailed from the White Rose county

Thursday 8th March sees the world celebrate women around the world as part of International Women’s Day.

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