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5 things you should know about the Autumn Equinox

It’s time to officially say farewell to those summer nights as today’s autumn equinox marks the first day of the new season.

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INTERVIEW: John Bishop chats to us ahead of new tour

INTERVIEW: John Bishop chats to us ahead of new tour

We chat to comedian John Bishop ahead of his Winging It tour, which comes to Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena on October 13 and 14.

Theatre and Comedy
Bobby Knutt.

Comedian and actor Bobby Knutt dies aged 71

TV and stage actor Bobby Knutt has reportedly died, aged 71.

Arts
Police tweeted about the incident earlier today.

Could this be the daftest bit of driving ever seen on Derbyshire's roads?

Our roads traffic police have seen plenty of daft things while out and about in Derbyshire.
Crime
Even better than the real thing? Check out tribute at The Flowerpot

Even better than the real thing? Check out tribute at The Flowerpot

U2UK bring their tribute to U2 to The Flowerpot in Derby on Friday, September 29.

Music
East meets West in this classic musical in Marlpool

East meets West in this classic musical in Marlpool

Marlpool URC Theatre Company will be performing the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical The King And I at Marlpool United Reformed Church Community Hall from October 18-21.

Theatre and Comedy
Cracking weekend in store at The Diamond

Cracking weekend in store at The Diamond

The Diamond in Sutton-in-Ashfield welcomes Green Day tribute act Green Date pluys Billy Idol tribute Paul Stone on Friday, September 29.

Music
Tell us about your coffee morning...

Tell us about your coffee morning...

Will you be hosting an event as part of Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning?

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Comedy night at Nottingham hotel

Comedy night at Nottingham hotel

A brand new comedy night is coming to The Hilton Hotel in Nottingham on Sunday, October 1.

Theatre and Comedy
You’d be crazy to miss this Gershwin musical at Theatre Royal

You’d be crazy to miss this Gershwin musical at Theatre Royal

Strictly Come Dancing winners Tom Chambers and Caroline Flack head the cast of the smash-hit musical when it comes to Nottingham’s Theatre Royal from Tuesday, October 3 to Saturday, October 7.

Theatre and Comedy
The summits are being held as part of a police project to tackle knife crime.

Erewash school children to attend knife crime summit

Erewash and South Derbyshire school children are to attend knife crime summits this week to hear about the dangers of carrying a knife.
Crime
England and Tottenham star Dele Alli, who is wanted by Real Madrid, according to today's football transfer grapevine.

RUMOUR MILL: Deli Alli is wanted by Real Madrid, while Manchester United are desperate to keep David de Gea

England and Tottenham star Dele Alli is wanted by European champions Real Madrid, who are prepared to offer a player in a swap deal.

Football
Scottish legends Texas to play at Royal Concert Hall

Scottish legends Texas to play at Royal Concert Hall

Scottish chart veterans Texas are back in the area for a gig at Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall on Monday, October 2.

Music
Recovery work is in progress.

Five-car crash on A38

Emergency services are currently dealing with a five-car road traffic collision on the A38.

Transport
Good morning!

RISE AND SHINE: Live weather, travel and fun features

Good morning and welcome to our live news feed.

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Jodie Prenger in Shirley Valentine. Photo by Manuel Harlan.

Jodie Prenger brings Shirley Valentine to Derbyshire this week

Television favourite Jodie Prenger is in Chesterfield this week in a touring production of Willy Russell’s masterpiece Shirley Valentine.

Theatre and Comedy
Now is the perfect time to book a holiday

Now is the perfect time to book a holiday

New research carried out by leading mobile phone retailer Carphone Warehouse has revealed that Autumn could be the perfect time to book a trip away – if you want to get a great deal and keep SAD at bay.

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The entrance to the American Adventure Theme Park.

NOSTALGIA: 35 old pictures of the American Adventure Theme Park

We've delved into our archives and found 35 fantastic old pictures of the American Adventure Theme Park. The attraction, which was based in Ilkeston, opened in 1987 and closed in 2007. It pulled in crowds from across Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and indeed the rest of the UK.

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Parasitic eye worm

Free movement of pets putting Britons and their dog at risk from parasitic eye infection

The free movement of pets across Europe is putting British dogs and their owners at risk of a parasitic eye worm that can lead to blindness, a study warned.

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