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Poll reveals most common dog name in the East Midlands

Bella has been crowned the most popular dog name in the East Midlands according to a new poll revealed by The Kennel Club.

Lifestyle
Cricketing duo are back on stage having a ball

Cricketing duo are back on stage having a ball

Graeme Swann and Henry Blofeld will visit Nottingham Playhouse on October 26 as part of their latest UK tour, entitled Graeme Swann’s Great British Spin Off with Henry Blofeld: The Second Innings.

Theatre and Comedy
Chekhov’s classic marks Croft’s farewell to Playhouse role

Chekhov’s classic marks Croft’s farewell to Playhouse role

Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company’s production of Anton Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard is to feature two faces very familiar to local audiences.

Theatre and Comedy
Entropi to play Derby Jazz gig

Entropi to play Derby Jazz gig

Entropi will be the performers at the latest Derby Jazz gig, taking place at The Victoria Inn in Derby on Friday, October 20.

Music
Theatre Review: All My Sons at Nottingham Playhouse

Theatre Review: All My Sons at Nottingham Playhouse

A searing production of Arthur Miller’s classic American tragedy All My Sons is now on at Nottingham Playhouse, writes Tim Cunningham.

Theatre and Comedy
Bard in the spotlight as Lovelace Theatre Group hits the stage in Hucknall

Bard in the spotlight as Lovelace Theatre Group hits the stage in Hucknall

Audience members can learn their Romeo from their Juliet, their Tempest from their Lear – and their Taming of the Shrew from their Midsummer Night’s Dream – at a night of Shakespeare in Hucknall.

Theatre and Comedy
Rising blues stars play at Flowerpot

Rising blues stars play at Flowerpot

The Flowerpot in Derby plays host to Catfish, one of the most exciting new blues band to emerge on the scene in recent years, on Thursday, October 19.

Music
Powerful monologue set to be seen at city venue

Powerful monologue set to be seen at city venue

The new co-production between Derby LIVE and Lost Boys, Ball, by Brian Lobel and featuring Paul Broesmith, will be performed at Derby’s Guildhall Theatre Clubrooms this November.

Theatre and Comedy
Hot stuff in store when tango stars return to city

Hot stuff in store when tango stars return to city

Tango Moderno is coming to Nottingham’s Theatre Royal early next year, featuring the sizzling talents of Strictly Come Dancing stars Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace.

Arts
Plenty of French polish in Halle’s latest concert at Nottingham venue

Plenty of French polish in Halle’s latest concert at Nottingham venue

The Halle will return to the area on Tuesday, October 17, for the acclaimed orchestra’s first appearance of the new Nottingham Classics season.

Music
Film Review: Gerald’s Game is not perfect but you can admire the film’s ambition

Film Review: Gerald’s Game is not perfect but you can admire the film’s ambition

It’s a big year at the movies for Stephen King, writes Natalie Stendall.

Arts
Top trio returns for gig at city venue

Top trio returns for gig at city venue

The Stevie Nimmo Trio return to the Flowerpot in Derby on Saturday, October 14.

Music
Gatepost to tackle Avenue Q at Guildhall Theatre

Gatepost to tackle Avenue Q at Guildhall Theatre

Heanor-based Gatepost Theatre Company return to Derby’s Guildhall Theatre later this month with their latest show, the entertaining and outrageous Avenue Q.

Theatre and Comedy
Derbyshire musician Phil’s new album is out now

Derbyshire musician Phil’s new album is out now

Derbyshire singer/songwriter Phil Matthews has released his third solo album Carnival Of Fools. under the banner of his project the Village.

Music
Donna Curleys weight loss has opened up a new life for her.

Weight Watchers coach marks personal slimming milestone

A Belper slimming consultant is celebrating a decade since she completed her own weight-loss transformation, which opened doors to a whole new life.

News
Pair of concerts coming up for Derwent Singers

Pair of concerts coming up for Derwent Singers

The Derwent Singers will be performing two concerts later this year, starting with one on Saturday, November 11, from 8pm.

Music
Live aces Lightyear to play two gigs on home ground

Live aces Lightyear to play two gigs on home ground

Legendary live musicians Lightyear have reformed for a 20th anniversary tour in October and will be playing two gigs in their home city of Derby on October 19-20.

Music
Reporter Jon Cooper reviews Jacamo's latest range of jeans for autumn including this pair of Black Stretch Skinny Jeans.

Jacamo’s autumn range fills the gap superbly for the bigger fella

As quite a tall chap I am surely not alone among fellow long-prongs who struggle to get the right length of jeans to match the waist size.

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Wildlife Gardening. Photo by Tom Marshall.

Comment: Help to ensure honeybees survive this winter

The transition from winter to spring and, later, summer is one that we can all look forward to. Although winter plays host to a rich array of plants and animals,

Lifestyle
The Marlpool Ale House, on Breach Road, Heanor

Heanor micropub celebrates Good Beer Guide accolade

An Amber Valley micropub is celebrating after being recognised by the highly respected CAMRA’s Good Beer Guide - for a fourth consecutive year.

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