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Morrisons giving away oranges to revive Christmas stocking tradition

An Ilkeston supermarket is aiming to revive the tradition of putting oranges in Christmas stockings by giving away hundreds of them to parents.

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Dance stars to hit the road again in new touring show

Dance stars to hit the road again in new touring show

Anton Du Beke and Erin Boag’s exciting new show Broadway to Hollywood is coming to Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall on February 1, as part of their latest nationwide tour.

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The Book of Forgotten Authors

10 books to give this Christmas

Are you struggling to find the perfect gift for the book lover in your life? Or are a book worm yourself?

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Local photographer David Gilbert snapped this stunning shot of the Earl of Mount Edgcumbe.

Ilkeston station sees first steam train in 50 years on vintage tour

There were whistle blasts from the past at Ilkeston station last weekend, as the town welcomed its first steam train arrival in more than 50 years.

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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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Brendan Cole brings his All Night Long show to Buxton Opera House on January 25, 2019

See Brendan Cole dance in live show All Night Long

Strictly Come Dancing’s charismatic Brendan Cole is bringing his live show All Night Long to Derbyshire.

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One of Tony Fisher's shots in the Brussels 'Home' exhibition features a rose a rose he found on the beach by an abandoned pier in Weston Super Mare.

Amber Valley photographer represents UK at European mental health show

A photographer from Riddings will be the focus of continental attention this week, after being selected to represent Britain in a special exhibition.

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REVIEW: Daddy’s Home 2 oozes feelgood vibes in spite of lazy writing

REVIEW: Daddy’s Home 2 oozes feelgood vibes in spite of lazy writing

With their petty jealousies settled in 2015’s hit comedy Daddy’s Home, dad Dusty (Mark Wahlberg) and stepdad Brad (Will Ferrell) reunite for a ‘together Christmas’ with their wives and stepchildren in Daddy’s Home 2.

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Strictly stars will trip the light fantastic next year in new show

Strictly stars will trip the light fantastic next year in new show

Following a sensational sell-out debut tour last year, Strictly sweethearts Kevin and Karen Clifton are back in 2018 with a brand new show.

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Dickensian character Fagin played by Robert Laughlin in the Chapel.

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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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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'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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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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