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Vera Lynn story comes to Derby’s Guildhall Theatre

The show The Vera Lynn Story: Her Life in Words and Song is to be performed from 3pm on Thursday, June 1, at Derby’s Guildhall Theatre.

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Aldi launches it summer cycle kit range to rave reviews.

Cycling fan Andrew Ferrill gets the summer biking bug with Aldi

It is summer and as a keen cyclist Johnston Press’ Media and Marketing Consultant Andrew Ferrill could not wait for Aldi’s new cycling range to hit the stores and go online.

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Punk aces Verbal Warning to launch new album at Nottingham event

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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Derby arts centre Quad

Photo by Graham Lucas Commons

Lots of half-term fun for families at QUAD

Derby arts centre QUAD will have daily Cine Kids family-friendly film screenings and creative workshops for all ages during the May half-term week.

Arts
Watercress gazpacho with Manchego croutes.

What’s for dinner?

Watercress Gazpacho with Manchego Croutes

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Landscape gardener Mark Brown who is doing some work for the RHS at their Chatsworth Show.

Chatsworth flower show honour Ripley landscaping firm

A landscape gardening firm from Ripley is to have a starring role at the inaugural RHS Chatsworth flower show.

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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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Is Bakewell Pudding your favourite Derbyshire dish?

POLL: What's your favourite Derbyshire dish?

Derbyshire is well known for its stunning scenery and fascinating history.

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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
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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Don’t Dribble On The Dragon comes to Derby venue

Don’t Dribble On The Dragon comes to Derby venue

The People’s Theatre Company will perform Don’t Dribble On The Dragon for family adiences at Derby’s Guildhall Theatre on Sunday, May 28, from 2pm.

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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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Thrills from Rendell as A Judgement In Stone hits stage in Derby

Thrills from Rendell as A Judgement In Stone hits stage in Derby

A touring production of Ruth Rendell’s thriller A Judgement in Stone comes to Derby Theatre from June 12-17.

Theatre and Comedy
From left: Crich Tramway Village workshop volunteer Sandy Williamson, coach painter Matthew Linaker, general manager Mike Galer, museum society president Alan Barber, and board member David Frodsham.

Crich museum put seaside tram back on track for summer

Crich Tramway Village has welcomed one of its star attractions back into service after a major restoration job.

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The unit has been vacant for around a year, after Nationwide relocated next door.

Plans brewing for new Alfreton micropub

Plans have been submitted to Amber Valley Borough Council for permission to convert a former Alfreton building society into a micropub.

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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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