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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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Movie review: Good film, shame about the ending

Movie review: Good film, shame about the ending

With its 78 camera set ups and 52 cuts in just three minutes, the brutal shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho is one of cinema’s most iconic, writes Natalie Stendall.

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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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Film review: A Bad Moms Christmas

Film review: A Bad Moms Christmas

In A Bad Moms Christmas, the sequel to last year’s outrageous, empowering motherhood comedy, Bad Moms, the overworked mothers try to reclaim Christmas from its perfect trees, perfect lunches and perfect gifts, writes Natalie Stendall.

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'The Cake Lady' of Stapleford, Maureen Beresford, who has baked her final collection of treats for Halloween.

The Halloween cake lady of Stapleford bows out

There are always many more treats than tricks when the children of Stapleford go round to Maureen Beresford’s house for Halloween.

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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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The 976kg bell in Stapleford Chapel, cast in 1885, has been silent for more than 30years.

Stapleford council vote to support heritage bell restoration

Stapleford Town Council has voted to support the restoration of an historic bell in the town’s cemetery which has been silent since the 1970s.

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History inspires new artwork in Ilkeston

History inspires new artwork in Ilkeston

A tribute to a former collier, a nod to Erewash’s lace heritage and a salute to the former Stanton Ironworks are among items in TRACE, a five-week exhibition in the Lally Gallery at Erewash Museum in Ilkeston, running until November 25.

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Thrilling time in store at QUAD thanks to film season

Thrilling time in store at QUAD thanks to film season

QUAD in Derby will be stepping into the world of femme fatales, serial killers, assassins, hostage situations, wire-tapping and political intrigue with a film season called Crime Time taking place in October, November and December.

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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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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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There's a Take Me Out over 50s special being planned.

Take Me Out looking for 'silver foxes' and 'golden girls' for over 50s special

Hit ITV dating show Take Me Out is looking for 'silver foxes' and 'golden girls' to appear in a new over 50s special.

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Charter Fair returns to Ilkeston packed with family fun

The countdown is on for this year’s Ilkeston Charter Fair, one of the oldest and largest street fairs in Europe.

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Fashion designer Michael Wallace is bringing his Autumn/Winter 2018 collection home for Christmas.

Ilkeston fashion designer plans spectacular Christmas show

A fashion designer from Ilkeston will unveil his latest couture collection in time for Christmas to coinicide with the launch of his own charity.

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The film will be in cinemas in December.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi official trailer is released

The official trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi has been released - sending fans into a frenzy on social media.

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The cost of some Netflix subscriptions is going up for UK users.

Netflix set to raise prices for UK users

For the first time in two years online streaming giant, Netflix, has raised its monthly subscription prices for UK customers.

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Liz Dawn - best known for playing Vera Duckworth in Coronation Street

Coronation Street star Liz Dawn - aka Vera Duckworth - dies

Actress Liz Dawn, best known for playing Vera Duckworth in Coronation Street, has died.
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Bobby Knutt.

Comedian and actor Bobby Knutt dies aged 71

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

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Film review: Moments of briliance in powerful film Una

Film review: Moments of briliance in powerful film Una

When she was 13, Una (Rooney Mara) had a sexual relationship with an older man, Ray (Ben Mendelsohn), writes Natalie Stendall.

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