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Long Eaton school win Royal Horticultural Society design challenge

A team of students from Wilsthorpe Community School in Long Eaton has landed an award in the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Green Plan It Challenge.

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CITY FOCUS: Nottingham is jam-packed and perfect for a festive visit

CITY FOCUS: Nottingham is jam-packed and perfect for a festive visit

If you like the hustle and bustle of a modern city in the run-up to Christmas, but with all the attractions within walking distance of each other, then Nottingham is right up your street.

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A loco on the line at Midland Railway - Butterley

FESTIVE REVIEW: all aboard the Santa Special trains at Midland Railway

Santa Claus is on his way......but wait, how can the children make sure the man in red knows what your kids would like on the big day?

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Best of British in orchestra’s next Nottingham concert

Best of British in orchestra’s next Nottingham concert

Nottingham Symphony Orchestra will be serving up the full English - musically speaking - in their next concert, taking place on Saturday, March 3, at Nottingham’s Albert Hall.

Music
Hits galore as musical comes to Nottingham venue next month

Hits galore as musical comes to Nottingham venue next month

The acclaimed musical Son Of A Preacher Man is coming to Nottingham’s Theatre Royal from January 30-February 3.

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TV stars to appear in Wonderland at Playhouse

TV stars to appear in Wonderland at Playhouse

Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company has announced its first confirmed cast members for Adam Penford’s Playhouse directing debut Wonderland, including TV stars Matthew Cottle and Harry Hepple.

Theatre and Comedy
Acclaimed ensemble Solomon’s Knot to sing Bach at Nottingham church

Acclaimed ensemble Solomon’s Knot to sing Bach at Nottingham church

Solomon’s Knot will make their Nottingham debut on Saturday, December 16, with a performance of JS Bach’s Mass In B Minor.

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Folk favourite Kate returns to area for Christmas concert

Folk favourite Kate returns to area for Christmas concert

Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall plays host on Tuesday, December 19, to the eagerly-awaited and popular annual Kate Rusby Christmas concert, from 7.30pm.

Music
Dance your way into 2018 at disco events

Dance your way into 2018 at disco events

The Disco Prophets will be bringing their brand of funky disco to Nottingham on New Year’s Eve.

Music
A real beauty of a panto gets under way at Theatre Royal

A real beauty of a panto gets under way at Theatre Royal

The Theatre Royal Nottingham’s sensational family pantomime, Beauty and the Beast, stars Sherrie Hewson, Ben Richards, Ben Nickless, and Andrew Ryan, in an all-new spectacular production.

Theatre and Comedy
Choir presents double bill of Christmas concerts at city venue

Choir presents double bill of Christmas concerts at city venue

Nottingam Harmonic Choir’s family carol concerts for 2017 are to take place on Wednesday, December 20 from 7pm and Saturday, December 23, at 5pm.

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Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Record Review with Kevin Bryan

It’s Record Review time again with Kevin Bryan.

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Hits galore as Slade UK play tribute gig in Derby

Hits galore as Slade UK play tribute gig in Derby

Slade UK perform their tribute to Slade at The Flowerpot in Derby on Wednesday, December 20.

Music
Ilkeston history society unveils plaque to celebrate Co-op building

Ilkeston history society unveils plaque to celebrate Co-op building

Members of Ilkeston and District Local History Society have unveiled a special plaque celebrating one of the town’s most iconic buildings.

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RESCUE ME: can you give Roxy a home for Christmas?

RESCUE ME: can you give Roxy a home for Christmas?

We are relaunching our regular feature, Rescue Me, and this week, in conjunction with the RSPCA, we are appealing to help find a home for seven-year-old staffy Roxy in time for Christmas.

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Cadet band to play latest fundraising concert in Long Eaton

Cadet band to play latest fundraising concert in Long Eaton

The Band of Derbyshire Army Cadet Force (ACF) will be taking to the stage in Long Eaton to help to raise money for a number of local charities by taking part in a festive concert.

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Woolley and Archer to return to Flowerpot

Woolley and Archer to return to Flowerpot

Dynamic duo Woolley and Archer will be wowing their fans with their latest gig at The Flowerpot in Derby on Wednesday, December 13.

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REM tribute band to play at Flowerpot

REM tribute band to play at Flowerpot

Stipe bring their tribute to REM to The Flowerpot in Derby on Tuesday, December 19.

Music
Film Review: Battle of the Sexes

Film Review: Battle of the Sexes

From the directors of Little Miss Sunshine comes a taut sporting drama with a political edge, writes Natalie Stendall.

Arts
Laughs galore at Beeston’s Mecca Bingo

Laughs galore at Beeston’s Mecca Bingo

NCF Comedy has joined together with Mecca Bingo in Beeston to bring you a brand new night of comedy featuring four comedians.

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