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Are you a dedicated follower of fashion?

We’ve all those had impulse buys - fashions that take our eye in the shops but may not suit us when we get them home.

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Elvis Presley was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986 . Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

What happened on this day in history?

Ramsey McDonald became Labour’s first prime minister on January 23, 1924.

Frisbees rolled off production lines in American in 1957.

Ray Charles, James Brown and Elvis Presley were the first artists to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986.

A House of Lords debate was televised for the first time in 1985.

Garages were legally obliged to display fuel prices by litre only, not by the gallon, from 1989.

Cricketer Graham Gooch scored his 100th 100 on tour at Cuttack, India, in 1993.

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Despair picture, courtesy of Pixabay

Having a bad day?

Ever have one of those days where you felt like the whole world was out to get you?

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Join Joseph for Guildhall gig

Join Joseph for Guildhall gig

Martyn Joseph will be visiting the Derby LIVE’s Guildhall Theatre to perform there on January 26.

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Headsticks return to Derbyshire for Belper gig

Headsticks return to Derbyshire for Belper gig

Headsticks will bring their Cold Grey English Skies tour to The Queen Head at Belper on Saturday, January 28.

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LOOKING BACK: Remember tuning in to watch these classic shows

LOOKING BACK: Remember tuning in to watch these classic shows

Apparently, they don’t make kids TV like they used to. So join with us on a trip down television memory lane and rate your favourites as we go...

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Elbow
Photo by Andrew Whitton

Forest Live gig in Notts for favourites Elbow

Elbow is the latest band to announce dates as part of Forest Live, where acts perform in spectacular woodland settings around the country as part of the summer concert series promoted by the Forestry Commission.

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Sooty’s set to get busy at the Pomegranate

Sooty’s set to get busy at the Pomegranate

Kids TV favourite Sooty is back on tour late this year and will be bringing his new fun-packed show to Chesterfield’s Pomegranate Theatre on May 27.

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Seat honour for Chuckle Brothers at Theatre Royal

Seat honour for Chuckle Brothers at Theatre Royal

To commemorate The Chuckle Brothers’ 50th year in pantomime, a seat has been dedicated to them in the Theatre Royal Nottingham’s auditorium.

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Funding success for Theatre Royal project

Funding success for Theatre Royal project

The Theatre Royal Nottingham has won support from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to begin work on a two-year project to create a new digital archive of its 151-year history.

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Wedding bells may ring at Chatsworth this weekend

Wedding bells may ring at Chatsworth this weekend

The Chatsworth wedding team and award-winning chefs and bakers will be on hand this weekend (January 21-22) at the Chatsworth Wedding Fair.

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Derby Theatre

‘Big House’ role for Derby Theatre

Derby Theatre is ‘proud’ to be part of The Big House, a £5 million tailored support programme for the Creative and Digital Industries (CDI) sector in the region.

Theatre and Comedy
Ice proves nice for 16,000 people in Derby

Ice proves nice for 16,000 people in Derby

The success of the Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Ice Rink has seen thousands flock to Derby’s Market Place over the Christmas period.

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Camelias add a splash of colour to the cold winter months

Gardening Tips: Camelias bring colour to dark winter days

If your garden is in a mild location in the UK then snowdrops, crocuses and daffodils will begin to show their heads in February.

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What are your favourite toys?

What are your favourite toys?

Everyone has their favourite toy whether it be a teddy bear, baby doll or a character from a blockbuster movie.

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Pye Hill Male Voice Choir

Pye Hill MVC to give free concert this weekend

The members of the Pye Hill & District Male Voice Choir are to perform in a free concert this weekend.

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Where will you be heading on your holiday this year?

POLL: Which is your favourite holiday destination?

It's Blue Monday, the day dubbed the most miserable of the year, so why not turn your thoughts to sunshine and beaches to cheer yourself up?

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Ripley restaurant puts charity nights on the menu

Ripley restaurant puts charity nights on the menu

A Ripley fish restaurant is to host a series of charity nights when takeaway customers can chip in a few quid to help support community groups.

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Extra Nottingham date for Carrott and co

Extra Nottingham date for Carrott and co

Stand Up and Rock featuring Jasper Carrott is to be performed at Nottingham Theatre Royal on May 18-19.

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Back to the 80s with The Wedding Singer

Back to the 80s with The Wedding Singer

The Wedding Singer is coming to Nottingham Theatre Royal from May 9-13.

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