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Spy cameras to deter fish poachers at Bilsthorpe ponds

New CCTV cameras have been installed to help combat poaching at private fish-ponds in Bilsthorpe, thanks to a donation by a local housebuilder.

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The play area at Acacia recreation ground in Annesley.

Residents have their say on £200,000 revamp of Acacia park

Residents have had their say in plans to improve Acacia recreation ground and park in Annesley.

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JTF, from Hucknall, the triumphant winning team in the second Active Ashfield Games Its A Knockout competition at Kingsway Park in Kirkby.

‘It’s A Knockout’ fun beats working for a living!

Fun and frolics replaced the grind of work during an ‘It’s A Knockout’ competition as part of the Active Ashfield Games.

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READER OFFER: Save up to HALF PRICE on Flamingo Land family tickets

Yorkshire's Flamingo Land is a wild family fun day out and it just got better - we have an amazing reader offer to save you up to HALF PRICE on family tickets!

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And they're off!....the first batch of cyclists get under way at Sherwood Pines. (PHOTO BY: Mark Fear).

Armed Forces troops descend on Sherwood Pines -- by bike!

Sherwood Pines was the ideal venue for an exciting cycling challenge for hundreds of Armed Forces personnel from across the country.

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The Monster Truck you'll be able to ride at the event

VIDEO: Massive monster trucks set to perform at Yorkshire Post Motor Show on Father's Day

A slew of massive monster trucks are set to perform at the Yorkshire Post Motor show next month.

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The show included a demonstration by the Dog A.I.D. organisation, which provides assistance dogs for disabled people. Here is an amusing example of the jobs the dogs can do. (PHOTO BY Rachel Atkins)

Thousands flock to Newstead Abbey show to help dog rescue centre

Dog-lovers were in their element at a fun event for all the family at Newstead Abbey over the Bank Holiday weekend.

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Staff at Brierley Forest Park and Ashfield District Council receive the accreditation from a Natural England representative.

Popular Brierley Forest wins country park status

The popular Brierley Forest Park has become a member of an elite group of outdoor spaces in the UK.

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East Midlanders are steps ahead when it comes to walking

East Midlanders are steps ahead when it comes to walking

It’s official, East Midlanders walk more than people in any other region.

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RUN FOREST, RUN! -- youngsters charging through the pictureque Sherwood Pines Forest Park. (PHOTO BY: Rachel Atkins)

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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