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Kids’ favourites set to take centre stage

Join your favourite Milkshake! characters for an all singing, all dancing spectacular stage show at Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall this June.

Theatre and Comedy
WIN! Nominate your mum for a luxury facial and £150 beauty hamper

WIN! Nominate your mum for a luxury facial and £150 beauty hamper

Mother’s Day is on the horizon, but don’t worry about having to find the perfect gift because we’ve teamed up with the award-winning Mark Leeson salon to make sure one mum is lavished with a brilliant pampering package.

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Tax-Free Childcare - Ten things all parents should know

Tax-Free Childcare - Ten things all parents should know

Changes are being made to the financial support available to families, enabling more parents to go out to work. Tax-Free Childcare is a new scheme from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) due to be phased in soon.

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REVEALED: The most popular civil ceremony venues in Notts in 2016

REVEALED: The most popular civil ceremony venues in Notts in 2016

Did you get engaged over Christmas?

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REVEALED: Most popular baby names in Nottinghamshire in 2016

REVEALED: Most popular baby names in Nottinghamshire in 2016

These are the most popular baby names given to little ones in Nottinghamshire in 2016.

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Anyone with one of the child car seats affected is asked to return it for a replacement or refund.

Child car seats recalled

Mamas & Papas is recalling a number of child car seats following safety concerns.
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Has your child's name made the list?

Revealed: The top 10 girls’ and boys’ baby names of 2016

The most popular names for your little bundles of joy have been announced for another year - but is your chosen name on the list?

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DISNEY ON ICE: Star skater tells all about Frozen show

DISNEY ON ICE: Star skater tells all about Frozen show

Mickey and Minnie’s next trip to Nottingham is getting closer.

TV and Film
Eco award for Skegby Junior Academy pupils

Eco award for Skegby Junior Academy pupils

The hard work of pupils at Skegby Junior Academy has paid off after they scooped a top award for their eco garden.

Family
Be inspired by books, poetry and artists

Be inspired by books, poetry and artists

Professional artists and poets will be delivering top notch workshops and events in local libraries this month thanks to Inspire, Nottinghamshire’s new cultural organisation.

Family
Mothercare recalls baby bouncer over safety fears

Mothercare recalls baby bouncer over safety fears

Mothercare has recalled one of its baby bouncers over fears that a flaw could pose a safety risk to children using it.

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Paddington Bear is set to attend the Chad Family Fun Day at Southwell Racecourse on Sunday. Picture: Eric Gregory.

Two-for-one tickets to Chad family fun day at Southwell Racecourse

Magic, mares and marmalade are all part of the fun at the forthcoming Chad Family Fun Day at Southwell Racecourse.

Lifestyle
Action from a previous Chad Family Fun Day at Southwell Racecourse. Picture: Anne Shelley.

Final countdown to Chad Family Fun Day at Southwell Racecourse

The countdown is on to a family highlight of the year at Southwell Racecourse.

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The damaged house  following a fire on Austin Close in Mansfield.

What’s been making the headlines in Mansfield?

In case you missed them, here are the big stories which have been making the headlines in Mansfield over the weekend...

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Rebecca Adlington.

Mansfield star Becky Adlington in marriage split

Mansfield swimming star Rebecca Adlington has announced she has split from her husband after 18 months of marriage.

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New research showed there was no statistically significant reduction in risk of some conditions among babies using hydrolysed formula.

HEALTH: Baby milk formula 'doesn't reduce risk of allergies' despite manufacturer claims

Baby formula which claims to reduce the risk of allergies doesn't work, according to new research.
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Wet Head launches in the Spring

WATCH: Wet head - Will 'the new pie face' be your family's new favourite game?

It's the game that's got tongues wagging and heads dripping - but can you see it being a hit?

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Ollerton firm’s social media warning

Separating couples are being warned about the dangers of using social media to share their feelings.

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Thought for the day:How did hitting our kids make us a better country?

Today as I was perusing my Facebook feed, I saw a friend had shared a status which basically said that Great Britain stopped being a great country when we got too soft with criminals and were banned from hitting our children.

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Baby Blog'Francesca Naylor

BLOG: Twelve months anniversary: of having no sleep!

Sleep deprivation is tough, I’ve figured out that I haven’t had a full nights sleep since I was about 30 weeks pregnant so coming up to 12 months now.

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