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Top musical Funny Girl is coming to the area

West End leading lady Natasha J Barnes and recording artist Darius Campbell lead the cast of Funny Girl which comes to the Theatre Royal Nottingham from June 12 to 17, reprising their roles from the critically acclaimed and record-breaking sold-out runs at the Menier Chocolate Factory and Savoy Theatre.

Theatre and Comedy
Major music festival to be staged in Southwell for 11th year

Major music festival to be staged in Southwell for 11th year

The 11th Gate To Southwell Festival is expected to attract 5,000 visitors later this month.

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Nottingamshire edge closer to victory

Nottinghamshire moved closer to securing their fourth victory of the season on the third morning of their Specsavers County Championship match against Gloucestershire at Trent Bridge.

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Grant boost for Derbyshire’s Furthest From The Sea Festival

Grant boost for Derbyshire’s Furthest From The Sea Festival

Derbyshire-based Furthest From The Sea Music, Comedy and Arts CIC has been awarded its first Grants for the Arts Award from Arts Council England.

Theatre and Comedy
ON THIS DAY: Nottingham Forest retain European Cup - 28th May 1980

ON THIS DAY: Nottingham Forest retain European Cup - 28th May 1980

A John Robertson goal against SV Hamburg saw Nottingham Forest retain the European Cup at the Bernabeu in Madrid on this day, some 37 years ago.

Football

New chapter in the history of Old King Cole

Authors have mined a rich seam of history to piece together the story of a major industry which employed thousands of workers.

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Welbeck CC 1st XI v Farnsfield CC 1st XI in the Nottinghamshire County Cricket League Board Premier League. Welbeck bowler Richard Stroh gets a wicket.

NPL round-up: Cuckney winning run comes to an end but Mansfield Hosiery Mills slip up

Cuckney lost their perfect record this weekend following a losing draw against Plumtree.

Cricket
Owen Farrell and Physio Phil Pask

Physio Phil Pask credits Worksop Rugby Club and Valley School ahead of fourth British Lions tour

Phil Pask still feels a debt of gratitude to Worksop Rugby Club and Valley School as he prepares for his fourth British and Irish Lions tour.

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Nottinghamshire seize control

Nottinghamshire seized the initiative on the second day of their Specsavers County Championship match against Gloucestershire at Trent Bridge.

Cricket
Portaits in the spotlight in new Nottingham Castle exhibition

Portaits in the spotlight in new Nottingham Castle exhibition

Nottingham Castle’s latest exhibition – Reportrait - offers a new perspective on portraiture.

Arts

VIDEO: Bride of Frankenstein and Hollywood Oscar winning wedding dresses at Cannon Hall in Barnsley

Wedding dresses don't come more frightening famous than the one worn by the bride of Frankenstein - now on show in South Yorkshire.
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A typical fidget spinner.

ONLINE POLL: Should fidget spinners be banned in schools?

A mum who claims a fidget spinner proved a 'miraculous' help to her son's ability to learn has hit out at schools choosing to ban the gadgets.

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Nottinghamshire in a position of dominance

Centuries from Cheteshwar Pujara and Michael Lumb helped Nottinghamshire into a position of dominance on the opening day of their Specsavers County Championship match against Gloucestershire at Trent Bridge.

Cricket
ELECTION 2017: Lib Dem manifesto – who is it for exactly?

ELECTION 2017: Lib Dem manifesto – who is it for exactly?

The 2015 general election left the Liberal Democrats on a precipice. The party was reduced to just eight MPs, a much shrunken local government base, and had been dethroned from its traditional position as the third party of British politics.

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Viva has plenty to keep the curious entertained on anniversary tour

Viva has plenty to keep the curious entertained on anniversary tour

Derby-based Sinfonia Viva has confirmed the line-up for its 35th anniversary Cabinet of Curiosity regional tour.

Music
Police forces will receive support from the strategic policing reserve

Police forces will receive support from the strategic policing reserve

The East Midlands police forces are set to receive support from the strategic policing reserve.

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Pujara and Lumb bat through afternoon for Notts

Cheteshwar Pujara and Michael Lumb have batted throughout the afternoon session at Trent Bridge, where Nottinghamshire have reached 238 for three against Gloucestershire.

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Honours even on first morning at Trent Bridge

Honours were shared during the opening session of Nottinghamshire’s latest Specsavers County Championship match against Gloucestershire at Trent Bridge.

Cricket
Blazing barbecue. Photo by Pixabay.

Protect your family from danger

If you’re planning a family outing, camping trip or barbecue, take steps to protect your loved ones.

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QUICK QUIZ: Test your sports and showbiz knowledge

QUICK QUIZ: Test your sports and showbiz knowledge

It’s the weekend! Which can only mean one thing, quiz of the week time.

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