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Theatre Royal seat dedicated to the Chuckle Brothers

To commemorate The Chuckle Brothers’ 50th year in pantomime, a seat has been dedicated to them in the Theatre Royal Nottingham’s

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Can you tell which one of these was taken after a street cleaner passed through Huhtwaite?

MUD-GATE: Has street sweeping made any difference in Huthwaite?

Can you tell the difference in these images taken before and after a street sweeper passed through Huthwaite?

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MUSICAL MEMORY LANE: 20 songs turning 20 in 2017

MUSICAL MEMORY LANE: 20 songs turning 20 in 2017

Prepare to feel ancient. These 20 songs are all two decades old this year.

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20 songs that turn 20 in 2017

20 songs that turn 20 in 2017

It’s hard to believe that some of these tunes are two decades old.

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QUICK QUIZ: Seven questions about the last seven days

QUICK QUIZ: Seven questions about the last seven days

It’s been a busy old week in the world of news, sport and celebs.

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Shop owner Jon Pertwee was livid after thieves stole movie merchandise to the value of 600.

Notts burglars ransomed Batman and Star Trek toys for £600

A Mansfield shop-owner opened his own 'Sherlock Holmes' style investigation after burglars stole movie merchandise and tried to ransom it for cash.
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Will you break your 2017 resolutions?

Will you break your 2017 resolutions?

New year’s resolutions, surely most of us that make them break them? Especially on a dull January evening when you know there’s a half eaten box of Celebrations in the cupboard calling out to you.

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Christmas dash for cash saw £730 million withdrawn in one day

Christmas dash for cash saw £730 million withdrawn in one day

A whopping £730 million was dished out by ATMs on December 23, the most money ever withdrawn in one day.

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QUIZ OF THE YEAR: 2016 in questions

QUIZ OF THE YEAR: 2016 in questions

It’s been one hell of a year, Brexit, Trump, sporting successes, celebrity deaths and much more but how much attention have you paid to what’s hit the headlines?

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SINK HOLE: Mansfield dogwalker ‘swallowed by pavement’

An elderly dogwalker is said to be shocked after a sink hole opened up in beaneath him as if ‘he was eaten by the pavement’ this morning.

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This Kirkby family attracted hundreds of visitors with their Halloween display last year - they say this year will be even better.

That amazing Halloween house is coming back this year!

Known to be the best halloween house in the area, this Kirkby family are bringing back their amazing display of spooky decorations this weekend.
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Images of clowns around the Mansfield area are circulating on Facebook. This clown was seen waving to motorists in Mansfield Woodhouse. (Source: Facebook).

Notts fancy dress shop 'may pull clown masks' over scary craze

A Mansfield costume shop says it may take down a 'killer clown' Halloween display so pranksters can't take advantage.

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REVIEW: Theroux film gives fascinating insight into Scientology

Louis Theroux’s first feature film My Scientology Movie combines all the elements we associate with his work, from celebrity and commercialism to fundamentalism.

TV and Film
Accrington took on Chesterfield at the Proact Stadium.

Did Accrington Stanley take just TWO FANS to cup game in Chesterfield?

Accrington Stanley's 4-1 win over Chesterfield in the much-derided Checkatrade Trophy may have been watched by just TWO away supporters, according to figures.

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WATCH: Shocking footage of woman on mobility scooter on busy Chesterfield roundabout

Dashcam footage has captured the shocking moment drivers negotiating a busy roundabout in Chesterfield were suddenly confronted by a woman on a mobility scooter.

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UDDERLY RIDICULOUS: Cow’s face blurred out on Google Street View

UDDERLY RIDICULOUS: Cow’s face blurred out on Google Street View

Moo-ving around the UK capturing images for its popular Street View feature, Google has to be careful about protecting people’s privacy.

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The would-be robber was chased off by a staff member and a Henry hoover. Photos and video - SWNS.

VIDEO: HENRY HOOVER used to fight off armed robber at Derbyshire pharmacy

A Derbyshire pharmacy worker fought off an armed robber - with a Henry hoover.

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Psychic cancels Mansfield show... due to ‘unforeseen circumstances’

Psychic cancels Mansfield show... due to ‘unforeseen circumstances’

A psychic has ironically been forced to cancel a show in Mansfield...due to ‘unforeseen circumstances’.

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Becki Cuttell at her home in Clipstone. Despite losing a lot of weight in the past year she has been denied surgery to correct a weight disorder ffecting her legs.

Mum’s battle for fat disease recognition

An ‘inspiring’ mum who dropped 12 dress sizes to prove she wasn’t lying about her chronic disorder is spreading awareness of an all too common weight disease.

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The road marking pointing towards the Sainsbury's "petrel" station. Picture: Deborah Kelly.

Fuel-ish error by supermarket sign-writers

Workmen got mixed up when they wrongly spelled a word in huge white letters in the road markings at a supermarket.

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