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Want to get into Alton Towers for free? You'll need a strong stomach....

Ever fancied a free day out at Alton Towers? Well here's how - but only if you're brave enough!
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Your horoscopes with Russell Grant

Your horoscopes with Russell Grant

Russell Grant here with your horoscopes for the week beginning July 22.

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The Park Grand Kensington. Photo - buyagift.co.uk

REVIEW: Let buyagift help you make the most of your trip to London

When it comes to visiting London, there's just never enough time to see everything that our capital city has to offer.
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How many of these landmarks have you visited?

REVEALED: The 35 famous UK landmarks Brits haven't visited

Big Ben, Edinburgh Castle and Sherwood Forest are just some of the UK landmarks many Brits have never visited, a new survey has found.

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Ilkeston venue hosts summer art exhbition

Ilkeston venue hosts summer art exhbition

This summer there will be an exhibition featuring the work of selected professional artists and craftspeople in Ilkeston.

Arts
Guys and Dolls comes to Lace Market Theatre

Guys and Dolls comes to Lace Market Theatre

Frank Loesser’s classic musical Guys and Dolls is to be performed at Nottingham’s Lace Market Theatre from July 24-29.

Music
Giles Croft

Nottingham Playhouse

Croft to bow out at Playhouse later this year with Chekhov classic

Artistic director Giles Croft will be stepping down in November after 18 years at Nottingham Playhouse, and for his last directing assignment at the theatre, he will be at the helm for The Cherry Orchard.

Theatre and Comedy
SLIDESHOW: A whistle-stop tour of Derbyshire landmarks from above

SLIDESHOW: A whistle-stop tour of Derbyshire landmarks from above

This stunning selection of bird’s eye pictures were captured by reader Joe Cowley.

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Cirque Du Hilarious

Visitors expected to flock to area for Feste 2017

Visitors to Derby Festé this September will be able to enjoy the very best of different cultures in a two-day outdoor entertainment spectacular.

Theatre and Comedy
Plant pot ponds make simple and attractive water features in your garden

Guest column: Ponds in pots create simple water features

Just because you have a small garden or outside space doesn’t mean you can’t have a beautiful water feature to admire.

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Nadiya sampling oatcake samosa creations with Ian on the farms front patio

Nadiya’s tasty twist on Derbyshire oatcakes

Great British Bake Off star Nadiya Hussain found a novel way to spice up Derbyshire oatcakes when she visited the county, as part of a new BBC2 series.

News
FOOD REVIEW: The Cock Inn, Mugginton

FOOD REVIEW: The Cock Inn, Mugginton

A beautiful sunny evening was the perfect excuse for a drive into the Derbyshire countryside and a meal at a pub and restaurant which has had rave reviews elsewhere.

News
REVIEW: Latest Stephen Booth crime thriller is out now

REVIEW: Latest Stephen Booth crime thriller is out now

Fans of the Cooper and Fry crime thrillers will have their work cut out in their latest investigation - Dead In the Dark.

Arts
Dino-mite exhibition is full of family fun

Dino-mite exhibition is full of family fun

Come along to the Dinosaurs of China exhibition, now attracting families to the area from far and wide.

Arts

New CBeebies Land Hotel is a surefire hit with young and old

Toddlers and nice hotels are not usually a winning combination.

Lifestyle
Families spend an average of 96 on each child to keep them happy while on holiday.

Derbyshire families splash cash on ice creams and seaside toys to keep kids happy on holiday

Derbyshire families spend an average of £96 per child to keep them happy on holiday, a new survey has found.

Lifestyle
Refugees in the spotlight for new exhibition in Nottingham

Refugees in the spotlight for new exhibition in Nottingham

Step into the footsteps of Syrian refugees in an exhibition now showing at Nottingham’s New Art Exchange.

Arts
Nottingham Playhouse

Hop aboard for a thrilling ride at Playhouse

Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company and Fifth Word present Wreck in the Neville Studio at the Playhouse from September 20-30.

Theatre and Comedy
Peter Pan at Derby Theatre, December 2, 2017 to January 6, 2-18

Lots for you to look forward to at Derby Theatre

Derby Theatre has a wide range of treats lined up for audience members to enjoy in the autumn.

Theatre and Comedy
Top tips for a tasty barbecue

Top tips for a tasty barbecue

A too sizzled sausage might be a staple of the British barbecue but it doesn’t need to be - according to online healthy food retailers Musclefood.com who have compiled an idiot-proof guide to cooking the perfect summer feast.

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