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Punk aces Verbal Warning to launch new album at Nottingham event

Verbal Warning - one of Nottingamshire’s oldest punk rock bands - will be officially launching their new album No Half Measures at an event this week.

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Watercress gazpacho with Manchego croutes.

What’s for dinner?

Watercress Gazpacho with Manchego Croutes

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Behind the scenes at Ilkeston's family-run bakery Stacey's.

Family bakery launches YouTube channel

A family bakery in Derbyshire is sharing the secret of its baking skills through a series of ‘How To’ videos.

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The interactive tool looks at wine and food pairings from across the world.

Planning a romantic meal this weekend? You need to read this first...

There’s nothing better than a tasty meal enjoyed with those we love.

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Sarah & Duck's Big Top Birthday.

You’d be quackers to miss this family show at the Playhouse

Families are in for a treat when Sarah and Duck’s Big Top Birthday is performed at Nottingham Playhouse on June 11-12.

Theatre and Comedy
Captain Alex Gibb (third from right) with his badminton teammates in the Nuthall Methodist Church company of the Boys Brigade.

Badminton boys make bold bid for national glory

Teenagers from Nuthall made a bold bid to win a national badminton competition for the first time since it began 25 years ago.

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Boozy ice lollies set to hit Aldi shelves

Boozy ice lollies set to hit Aldi shelves

Summer’s about to get a bit boozier as discount supermarket Aldi has announced new premium adult-only ice popsicles.

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Airport transfers in some EU destinations can cost more than four times the price of flights.

Brit sunseekers face paying four times their flight costs - for airport transfers

Brit holidaymakers booking airport transfers at some EU destinations face paying more than FOUR TIMES the cost of their plane tickets.
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Carr hits the road again and brings Best Of tour to Nottingham

Carr hits the road again and brings Best Of tour to Nottingham

Comedian and TV host Jimmy Carr brings his The Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour to Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall on Saturday, November 4, from 8pm.

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Shaun Tindall and his daughter, Ruby.

Match in aid of young Mansfield girl who lost dad after he battled depression in secret

A charity football match is being played to remember a Mansfield dad who took his own life – and to raise money for his young daughter.

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REVIEW: Blackpool has it all - nowhere matches it for sheer fun

For this single mum and teenage daughter, the opportunity to spend some quality time together is few and far between, so when we were offered the chance of a weekend break to Blackpool we jumped at it, and it was non-stop laughter and fun from start to finish.

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Spanish slug (Arion vulgaris).

Deviant sex-lives of stealth ‘super-slugs’ sparks invasion of Nottinghamshire gardens - and we can’t stop them

It’s been called ‘a slime wave’ in the national media, with reports that 500 billion slugs are set to invade our gardens, after a mild winter created perfect breeding conditions.

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Sticky BBQ chicken wings. Photo by Jason Ingram.

Fancy a snack?

With another long weekend coming up, how about serving this up to your family? It’s quick and easy to prepare.

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Chef Karl Tyler plates up

FOOD: Private chef takes all the stress out of throwing a dinner party.

Fancy hosting a dinner party without having to toil over a hot store? Find out what our reviewer thought when a private chef took our his family kitchen for a night...

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Chocolate bars

Top of the Chocs: Dairy Milk most popular Easter chocolate in Notts

As the Easter eggs roll onto the shelves, old favourite Cadbury’s Dairy Milk has been named as Nottinghamshire’s most popular chocolate to have for Easter, beating Galaxy into second place and soaring away from Snickers, Ferrero Rocher and Caramel who made up the top five.
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Nottinghamshire folk spend more on their gardens than the rest of the UK

Nottinghamshire folk spend more on their gardens than the rest of the UK

Easter is nearly upon us, a time when people like to get their DIY done and prepare for the better weather.

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COLUMN: Plenty of Easter activities on offer

COLUMN: Plenty of Easter activities on offer

With the weather forecast looking good for the Easter break, it’s a great time to get out and about as we have a cracking line up of Easter-themed events and activities.

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Diversity enter the arena in spectacular style. Photo courtesy of Dom Henry for the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham

REVIEW: Diversity’s incredible Genesis show will leave you amazed and in awe

Wow, wow, wow! It’s hours since I witnessed dance group Diversity’s Genesis show at Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena, and i’m still gobsmacked.

Arts
The National Space Centre is a voyage of discovery for children

REVIEW: National Space Centre is out of this world

The mystery that surrounds space, our solar system and the world beyond our atmosphere has fascinated generation after generation.

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