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Strictly stars strut their stuff at Royal Concert Hall

The show Kevin And Karen Dance comes to Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall on Thursday, June 1, from 7.30pm.

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Vera Lynn story comes to Derby’s Guildhall Theatre

Vera Lynn story comes to Derby’s Guildhall Theatre

The show The Vera Lynn Story: Her Life in Words and Song is to be performed from 3pm on Thursday, June 1, at Derby’s Guildhall Theatre.

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David Stacey is opening up a century of his familys baking knowledge.

Ilkeston bakery share family secrets in ‘how to’ videos

Having served Ilkeston for more than 100 years, a family bakery is sharing the secrets of its success in a new series of online instruction videos.

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Music Review: Cracking new album from Verbal Warning hits all the right notes

Music Review: Cracking new album from Verbal Warning hits all the right notes

Verbal Warning have released their first new material since 2010 - and the wait will prove to be worth it for their army of loyal fans, writes Steve Eyley.

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Aldi launches it summer cycle kit range to rave reviews.

Cycling fan Andrew Ferrill gets the summer biking bug with Aldi

It is summer and as a keen cyclist Johnston Press’ Media and Marketing Consultant Andrew Ferrill could not wait for Aldi’s new cycling range to hit the stores and go online.

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Punk aces Verbal Warning to launch new album at Nottingham event

Punk aces Verbal Warning to launch new album at Nottingham event

Verbal Warning - one of Nottingamshire’s oldest punk rock bands - will be officially launching their new album No Half Measures at an event this week.

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Derby arts centre Quad

Photo by Graham Lucas Commons

Lots of half-term fun for families at QUAD

Derby arts centre QUAD will have daily Cine Kids family-friendly film screenings and creative workshops for all ages during the May half-term week.

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Behind the scenes at Ilkeston's family-run bakery Stacey's.

Family bakery launches YouTube channel

A family bakery in Derbyshire is sharing the secret of its baking skills through a series of ‘How To’ videos.

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Is Bakewell Pudding your favourite Derbyshire dish?

POLL: What's your favourite Derbyshire dish?

Derbyshire is well known for its stunning scenery and fascinating history.

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Sarah & Duck's Big Top Birthday.

You’d be quackers to miss this family show at the Playhouse

Families are in for a treat when Sarah and Duck’s Big Top Birthday is performed at Nottingham Playhouse on June 11-12.

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Boozy ice lollies set to hit Aldi shelves

Boozy ice lollies set to hit Aldi shelves

Summer’s about to get a bit boozier as discount supermarket Aldi has announced new premium adult-only ice popsicles.

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Airport transfers in some EU destinations can cost more than four times the price of flights.

Brit sunseekers face paying four times their flight costs - for airport transfers

Brit holidaymakers booking airport transfers at some EU destinations face paying more than FOUR TIMES the cost of their plane tickets.
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Carr hits the road again and brings Best Of tour to Nottingham

Carr hits the road again and brings Best Of tour to Nottingham

Comedian and TV host Jimmy Carr brings his The Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour to Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall on Saturday, November 4, from 8pm.

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Don’t Dribble On The Dragon comes to Derby venue

Don’t Dribble On The Dragon comes to Derby venue

The People’s Theatre Company will perform Don’t Dribble On The Dragon for family adiences at Derby’s Guildhall Theatre on Sunday, May 28, from 2pm.

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REVIEW: Blackpool has it all - nowhere matches it for sheer fun

For this single mum and teenage daughter, the opportunity to spend some quality time together is few and far between, so when we were offered the chance of a weekend break to Blackpool we jumped at it, and it was non-stop laughter and fun from start to finish.

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Allotment owners left heartbroken by devastating fire

Allotment owners left heartbroken by devastating fire

The owners of an Ilkeston allotment say they are devastated after a fire ripped through the plot causing thousands of pounds worth of damage.

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Thrills from Rendell as A Judgement In Stone hits stage in Derby

Thrills from Rendell as A Judgement In Stone hits stage in Derby

A touring production of Ruth Rendell’s thriller A Judgement in Stone comes to Derby Theatre from June 12-17.

Theatre and Comedy
Sirloin steak at The Galleon Steakhouse.

Dining Out review: The Galleon Steakhouse, Chesterfield

Saturday nights are a good measure of how popular a restaurant is and how good its workers are.

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Sticky BBQ chicken wings. Photo by Jason Ingram.

Fancy a snack?

With another long weekend coming up, how about serving this up to your family? It’s quick and easy to prepare.

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