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Let’s go! Invasion of the school fun runners at Sherwood Pines

Sherwood Pines Forest Park at Edwinstowe was invaded by more than 500 primary school children for a fun run that promoted a worldwide campaign.

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WARTIME SOLACE -- a WRVS rest centre, re-enacted by Carol Deane and Paula Westerside-Downes and her 12-year-old son, Finley. (PHOTO BY: Sarah Washbourn)

Hundreds flock to nostalgic wartime weekend at Papplewick Pumping Station

Almost 2,000 visitors stepped back in time to get a taste of life during the Second World War as Papplewick Pumping Station hosted a 1940s weekend.

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Half term and Hallowe’en fun at Warwick Castle

Prepare to be scared this half-term at The Haunted Castle, returning to Warwick Castle from the 22-31 October, with six all-new thrills and spine chills.

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GUEST COLUMN: Roll up for the Major Oak Festival, by Coun John Knight

GUEST COLUMN: Roll up for the Major Oak Festival, by Coun John Knight

This coming weekend is the annual Major Oak Woodland Festival taking place on September 10 and 11, which is promising a fantastic day out for everyone.

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The daftest passwords of 2015 revealed

According to Splash Data, these were the 25 most popular passwords in 2015 - and it looks like people were really unimaginative at picking their important security codes...

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VIDEO and 360 PHOTOS: Vulcan bomber is star of charity masked ball

Yorkshire's iconic Vulcan bomber proved as big a hit on the ground as it did in the air - as the backdrop for a charity ball.

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Clumber Park (Photo: Sophie Wills)

Nine things to do in Notts this Easter for under a tenner

The Easter family day out is an essential part of the long bank holiday weekend.

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YOUR PHOTOS: The best views in Nottinghamshire

Yesterday, we asked you to send us photographs of your favourite Nottinghamshire views and you responded by the dozen via email and on our Facebook sites.

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Lime Tree Avenue, Clumber Park

What are the best views in Nottinghamshire?

We all know that Nottinghamshire is blessed with some of the finest countryside in the UK and the weekend’s sunny spring weather was showing it off at its very best.

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Christmas pudding is tradtionally stirred from east to west.

THE GRINCH’S CHRISTMAS CALENDAR: A flaming disaster of a dessert

To mark the countdown to Christmas, every day we will be opening our alternative advent calendar - what annoys us most about the ‘most wonderful time of the year’.

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Meadowhall unveils Yorkshire’s very own ice-cream flavour

Meadowhall unveils Yorkshire’s very own ice-cream flavour

Meadowhall shopping centre has unveiled which flavour has scooped top award its first ever Yorkshire flavoured ice-cream challenge.

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Wild Side: A modern death ray?

Wild Side: A modern death ray?

Clean energy sources and wildlife would seem partnerships made in heaven, but sadly, not so.

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VIDEO: Meerkat babies arrive at Wildlife Park

Simples!

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Pair of new arrivals at Twycross Zoo

Twycross Zoo has announced the birth of two baby Emperor Tamarins, adding to the World Primate Centre’s impressive collection of animals.

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Video: civil war breaks out at Sherwood Forest

Most have heard of the famously foiled gunpowder plot to blow up the Houses of Parliament but it is possible most were unaware a similarly ill-fated conspiracy occurred on our very own doorstep.

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Walk this way

Low Bradfield and Dale Dike Walk

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Murmuration at Middleton Moor by Paul Ardron

Sky-high spectacular as starlings flock back

Two decades ago, the winter starlings were so numerous and such a problem in Sheffield city centre that buildings were netted and roosting sites such as ledges were spiked.

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Lee Roberts, right, with  Suzanne Shaw (Emmerdale, Dancing on Ice winner & Hearsay) & Winston Ellis (Batman The Dark Knight rises & Pirates of the Caribbean).

Lee warming up for charity match

Ashfield’s premier paranormal investigator Lee Roberts is set to play in a celebrity football match that is raising money for two good causes.

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VIDEO: Space skydiver watched by 7m live on YouTube

DAREDEVIL skydiver Felix Baumgartner broke more then the sound barrier when he fell to Earth from the edge of space at 833.9mph - he smashed four world records, including 7.3 million live viewers on YouTube.

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