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Brit sunseekers face paying four times their flight costs - for airport transfers

Brit holidaymakers booking airport transfers at some EU destinations face paying more than FOUR TIMES the cost of their plane tickets.
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REVIEW: Blackpool has it all - nowhere matches it for sheer fun

For this single mum and teenage daughter, the opportunity to spend some quality time together is few and far between, so when we were offered the chance of a weekend break to Blackpool we jumped at it, and it was non-stop laughter and fun from start to finish.

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Best petrol and diesel prices

FUEL PRICES: The cheapest petrol and diesel prices in Mansfield and Ashfield

If you’re looking at hitting the roads this weekend, do you need to fill up with fuel before that all-important journey?

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Win this enormous Vango Nadina 600 family tent and a mountain bike from GO Outdoors.

WIN: £800 mountain bike and family tent with GO Outdoors

Spring is in the air and to celebrate we have teamed up with GO Outdoors, the ultimate destination for all your staycation needs, to give you the chance to ride off with a mountain bike and a family tent worth £800.
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View from the Quayside towards the Gateshead Millennium Bridge, The Sage Gateshead and The Tyne Bridge.

Newcastle revealed as the UK’s happiest place

Norway may be the happiest country on earth, but Newcastle-upon-Tyne is the happiest city in the UK, according to a new study by the UK’s number one bingo site, GalaBingo.com.

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Peppa Pig World will have you squealing with joy

If you have a child aged under five then, chances are, Peppa Pig plays a major part in your life.

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Crowds at the opening of the new James ride at Thomas Land.

James drops in to boost family favourite Thomas Land

There can be few pre-schoolers on the planet who have not heard of Thomas the Tank Engine.


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Copacabana Beach

Thrills in Brazil, highs in Uruguay, tangos in Argentina

An ambition was realised when I read the itinerary Fred Olsen Cruise Lines was offering. Their ship Boudicca was visiting exciting places in Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina, and oh, yes via Cape Verde islands off West Africa.

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Win South of France rugby Super League trip with Batchelors Peas

WIN: South of France trip to see Yorkshire rugby Super League action with Batchelors Peas

Win a trip to the South of France to watch a Yorkshire Super League team play Catalan Dragons and pocket £250 of spending money with Batchelors Peas.

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REVIEW: Cadbury World.....a tasty day out for the whole family

REVIEW: Cadbury World.....a tasty day out for the whole family

It perhaps goes without saying that, for chocaholics, Cadbury World is the stuff of sweet-tasting dreams.....but this wonderful attraction is so much more for the whole family.

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COLUMN: Visit the places on the pages

It’s been all about literature lately with schools recently celebrating World Book Day. In honour of the written word the travel experts (and bookworms!) at HolidayExtras.comhave come up with holiday suggestions based on some of the best novels inspired by destinations.

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Alternative Valentine’s Day destinations you’ll love

Alternative Valentine’s Day destinations you’ll love

Along with hearts and flowers - wow the love of your life this Valentine’s Day by arranging a surprise break to a romantic city.

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SAVE £130: Flamingo Land annual pass - limited reader offer

SAVE £130: Flamingo Land annual pass - limited reader offer

Yorkshire's Flamingo Land has just been named one of the UK's top paid-for attractions and to celebrate we have two amazing annual pass reader offers - to save up to £135.
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An artist's impression of one of the luxury holiday lodges set to be built at Goosedale in Papplewick.

Goosedale go-ahead for £1.5 million luxury holiday lodges

About 30 jobs are to be created after planning permission was granted for nine luxury holiday lodges in a £1.5 million project at Papplewick.

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Ragdale Hall by night.

Take the stress out of Christmas at Ragdale Hall spa

With Christmas just around the corner, a spot of relaxation is probably just what the doctor ordered.

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Disney On Ice presents Frozen

REVIEW: Disney on Ice presents Frozen is a truly magical show

It’s a match made in heaven - Disney on Ice and Frozen - and it was everything you would imagine and more.

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GUEST COLUMN: A guide to Christmas Markets, by HolidayExtras.com

GUEST COLUMN: A guide to Christmas Markets, by HolidayExtras.com

A visit to a Christmas market abroad is bound to get everyone into a festive mood with the exciting atmosphere that’s created by the aroma of seasonal spices and mulled wine, alongside the sound of joyous choirs resounding in the frosty air!

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Nottinghamshire's gritting teams are ready to hit the roads tonight as temperatures drop.

TRAVEL AND WEATHER: Gritters set to make first run tonight

The Met Office has predicted that road surface temperatures are set to drop towards 0 degrees C tonight in Nottinghamshire – with the risk of frost and ice forming.

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TRAVEL ADVICE: How to plan ahead for half-term breaks

TRAVEL ADVICE: How to plan ahead for half-term breaks

After a busy few weeks back at school, October half term offers a welcome break from the school run, including the early mornings, packed lunches and all of the hard work – at least for the kids!

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