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Dance stars back in Nottingham with unmissable triple bill

Britain’s national dance company Rambert returns to Nottingham with audience favourite A Linha Curva, in a programme of dance that displays the company’s range and abundance of talent at the Theatre Royal from February 27–March 1.

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Rocket & Salmon Putanesca. Photo by Jason Ingram.

RECIPE: Rocket and Salmon Putanesca

Here’s a tasty recipe for you to have a go at.

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Let there be light as event offers plenty of family enjoyment this weekend

Let there be light as event offers plenty of family enjoyment this weekend

The 11th Nottingham Light Night will take place in the city on the evening of Friday, February 23.

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Film Review: Last Flag Flying is touching and impressive

Film Review: Last Flag Flying is touching and impressive

Last Flag Flying is a respectful anti-war film with charming comic sweetness, writes Natalie Stendall.

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Latest dementia film screening to take place in Long Eaton

Latest dementia film screening to take place in Long Eaton

A dementia-friendly screening of Singin’ in the Rain is to take place in Long Eaton on Wednesday, February 21.

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Film Review: Day-Lewis bows out on a real high with Phantom Thread

Film Review: Day-Lewis bows out on a real high with Phantom Thread

Phantom Thread marks the final performance of Daniel Day-Lewis and what a way to go out, writes Natalie Stendall.

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Stapleford Community Group start planning Armistice centenary events

Stapleford Community Group start planning Armistice centenary events

The Stapleford Community Group is to hold a public meeting later this month as it starts making plans to mark the centenary of the First World War’s end.

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Uplifting ballet for children is heading for venues across area

Uplifting ballet for children is heading for venues across area

Northern Ballet’s original pioneering ballet for children, Ugly Duckling, is to return to stages across the country with an extensive tour throughout the spring.

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Treasure hoards to go on display at city museum

Treasure hoards to go on display at city museum

Derby Museums will be displaying several locally found coin hoards in Derbyshire Unearthed: Coins and Coin Hoards, the second part of an exhibition of treasure and other artefacts discovered by the public.

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Film Review: Coco is a movie that is full of heart

Film Review: Coco is a movie that is full of heart

Coco is beautifully animated, a festival of bright colours, dancing and music, writes Natalie Stendall.

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In pictures: your photos of the Super Blue Blood Moon

An extremely rare lunar event called the “super blue blood Moon” has dazzled astronomers and skywatchers around the world.

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Derby arts centre Quad

Photo by Graham Lucas Commons

Plenty of family fun at QUAD this month

QUAD in Derby has a selection of family friendly events for February half-term, including STEM-focused workshops, a Make and Take Day, Minecraft workshops and family friendly films.

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Jason Rowan has shut down his company EnergySave  following the fallout from a Rogue Traders report by BBC Watchdog last year which raised serious concerns about its products, staff behaviour and management.

EnergySave boss shuts company after BBC Watchdog rogue traders sting

An Ilkeston businessman has closed his home improvement firm after it was the subject of an alarming BBC Watchdog investigation last year.

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Disney ice spectacular is heading for Nottingham venue

Disney ice spectacular is heading for Nottingham venue

Rev up for non-stop fun with four of your favourite Disney stories when Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment comes to Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena from April 18-22.

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Derbyshire swing band Kal's Kats on stage in the Oscar-nominated film Phantom Thread.

Derbyshire swing band reveal role in Oscar nominated Phantom Thread

A band of amateur musicians from Erewash and Amber Valley could be about to become the height of fashion, after revealing their role in a major new Hollywood film.

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Natalie Stendall.

Film reviewer for Mansfield and Ashfield Chads

REVIEW: Award-winner Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a must-see

Part drama part crime caper, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a magnificent and eccentric blend of realism and absurdity. From Martin McDonagh, writer director of In Bruges and Seven Psychopaths, it’s already tipped for Oscar success with nine nominations at this year’s BAFTAs and four wins at the Golden Globes already in the bag.

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A WHOPPER: The Big Big Camera will be at The National Coal Mining Museum in Wakefield.

How Ian Beesley used one of the world’s biggest cameras to take intimate portraits of former miners

It was while rooting around a storage room that Ian Beesley stumbled across the inspiration for his latest project – a giant camera, 8ft long and 5ft high, one that takes four people to move and which was built to use film that isn’t made anymore.

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Applications are now open for the new series of Love Island

Applications for new series of Love Island open now

Fancy spending the summer in a luxury villa in the sunshine while looking for love?
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Ilkeston FC Juniors & Ladies players gave a personalised decanter and glasses to architect Stuart Lacey for his work on their new changing rooms.

Ilkeston football club thank architect for work on new changing rooms

The chairman of an Ilkeston football club has paid tribute to the local architect whose vision has brought them back from the brink of disaster with a big new goal for 2018.

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