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How British are your favourite foods?

It's British Food Fortnight - but some of those quintessentially British foods, er, aren't.

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See Ugly Duckling kids’ ballet when it comes to area

See Ugly Duckling kids’ ballet when it comes to area

Northern Ballet’s original pioneering ballet for children, Ugly Duckling, is to return to stages across the country with an extensive tour throughout spring 2018. The production will run from May to June 2018, visiting more than 20 theatres, including Buxton Opera House on May 26, Derby Theatre on May 31, and Mansfield Palace Theatre on June 5.

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Sutton punk aces book their place alongside top names after gig success

Sutton punk aces book their place alongside top names after gig success

Hilarious Sutton punk rock band Hung Like Hanratty will share the main stage with the likes of the Boomtown Rats at next year’s Butlins Alternative Festival in Skegness after blowing away everyone else on this year’s Introducing Stage.

Music
Film Review: The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)

Film Review: The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)

Noah Baumbach, the writer director of indie hits While We’re Young, Frances Ha and Greenberg returns with charismatic new drama The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected), writes Natalie Stendall.

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Ballet greats in NSO’s next performance at RCH

Ballet greats in NSO’s next performance at RCH

Stravinsky’s ballet score for The Rite of Spring caused a riot when it was first performed in 1913 - and now it’s coming to Nottingham with dancers for the first time.

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The jalfrezi is the East Midlands' favourite curry.

What does your curry say about you?

It’s no secret we Brits love curry.

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Dining Out review: Rose and Crown, Morley

Dining Out review: Rose and Crown, Morley

Rose and Crown

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Kim Heappey, Training and Group Co-ordinator for Derwent Rural Counselling Services.

Put your mind to changing your life

Derwent Rural Counselling Service is very excited to be launching its first mindfulness group in

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Bella is the top name for dogs

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.

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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
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.

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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.

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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.

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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
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,

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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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Have you bought your ticket for tonight's draw yet?

What could you buy with tonight's record-breaking £167 million Euromillions jackpot?

There's a massive £167 million up for grabs in tonight's Euromillions draw - the biggest jackpot ever offered to lottery players in the UK.
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