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Dance stars to hit the road again in new touring show

Anton Du Beke and Erin Boag’s exciting new show Broadway to Hollywood is coming to Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall on February 1, as part of their latest nationwide tour.

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The Book of Forgotten Authors

10 books to give this Christmas

Are you struggling to find the perfect gift for the book lover in your life? Or are a book worm yourself?

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Sutton ramblers head off to Derbyshire for festive walk

Sutton ramblers head off to Derbyshire for festive walk

Sunday December 17 is the date for Sutton-in-Ashfield Rambling Club’s Christmas Ramble in Derbyshire’s Wessington, Crich and Ambergate area.

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Find out here when your wheelie-bins will be emptied over the Christmas and New Year holiday.

Opening times and bin-collection schedule for Christmas holiday

Mansfield District Council has announced all its key opening and closing times for the Christmas and New Year holiday, as well as its revised timetable for wheelie-bin collections. Here is the full rundown:

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Youngsters from High Oakham Primary School in Mansfield with their shoeboxes.

Schools send Christmas spirit to needy children around the world

An amazing total of 1,112 shoeboxes, packed with Christmas gifts, have winged their way to needy parts of the world, thanks to schools in the Mansfield area.

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City Centre Christmas Tree in City Square

XMAS CITY GUIDE: 21 things you must go see in Leeds this Christmas

Leeds city centre has been turned into a Winter Moments wonderland with 21 dazzling installations that have got to be seen this Christmas - thanks to LeedsBID and Welcome to Leeds.

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VIDEO: New £5m Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre is taking shape

Work is well under way on creating the new Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre at Edwinstowe, which is costing more than £5 million.

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Check out coalmining exhibition at Mansfield Museum

Check out coalmining exhibition at Mansfield Museum

The Life of a Coalminer is the name of an exhibition now open at Mansfield Museum.

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Strictly stars will trip the light fantastic next year in new show

Strictly stars will trip the light fantastic next year in new show

Following a sensational sell-out debut tour last year, Strictly sweethearts Kevin and Karen Clifton are back in 2018 with a brand new show.

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Santa arrives with his reindeer and elves to turn on the Christmas lights at the McArthurGlen East Midlands designer outlet. (PHOTO BY: Jason Chadwick)

Christmas arrives in style, complete with pit for snowball fights!

A giant pit, where families can enjoy playful snowball-fights, is a sparkling Christmas attraction this year at one of the most popular shopping venues in the district.

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Barnsley's own 'Queen of Egypt' TV star Prof Joann Fletcher

PREVIEW: Ancient Egypt comes to Barnsley with study workshops

Ancient Egypt fans in Yorkshire are to get the chance of a lifetime to spend up to three days studing the fascinating subject with the region's own TV experts Prof Joann Fletcher & Dr Stephen Buckley.

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Green groups hold Sherwood summit to mark historic anniversary

Green groups hold Sherwood summit to mark historic anniversary

Environmentalists from across Nottinghamshire came together to mark the 800th anniversary of the Charter of the Forest.

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See Ugly Duckling kids’ ballet when it comes to area

See Ugly Duckling kids’ ballet when it comes to area

Northern Ballet’s original pioneering ballet for children, Ugly Duckling, is to return to stages across the country with an extensive tour throughout spring 2018. The production will run from May to June 2018, visiting more than 20 theatres, including Buxton Opera House on May 26, Derby Theatre on May 31, and Mansfield Palace Theatre on June 5.

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PAW Patrol's Marshall is attending Mansfield's Christmas lights switch-on.

Children’s TV star lined up for Mansfield Christmas lights switch on

A top children’s TV star has been lined up for Mansfield’s Christmas lights switch-on event.
Marshall, from PAW Patrol, will be appearing at Four Seasons shopping centre at 2pm, before heading to the stage show in Market Place from 3.25pm during the event on Sunday, November 19.

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A vintage fire-engine, which will be among the vehicles on display at the second Mansfield Car Show.

Vintage vehicles on display at second Mansfield Car Show

Dozens of vintage vehicles will be on display when Mansfield hosts its second car show on the Market Place on Sunday, October 22.

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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: World's 'oldest fish supper' revealed at Ancient Egypt in Yorkshire exhibition in Barnsley

The world's oldest fish supper - believed to be 3,500 years old - has gone on display in the heartland of fish and chips as part of a new Ancient Egypt in Yorkshire exhibition in Barnsley.
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Mansfield 103.2 engineer Graham Collis and Jodie Henshaw, of Mansfield Museum, with one of the portable transistor radios on show at the exhibition. (PHOTO BY: Rachel Atkins).

Days of pirate radio revived by Mansfield Museum exhibition

In this high-tech, digital age of fast downloads and streaming, it’s hard to believe that we once had to snuggle up to portable transistor radios to catch our favourite music on pirate stations.

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Big push to welcome Tour of Britain to Mansfield

Business and residents are being encouraged to get involved when the Tour of Britain visits Nottinghamshire.

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Crafy kids and curious crocodiles at library near Mansfield

Youngsters got crafty at a themed craft session at a library near Mansfield

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Leeds City Varieties staging the Good Old Days December 1968

Nostalgia on Tuesday: City’s life on stage

To enjoy a play in the early 18th century, Leeds residents would have been drawn to yards belonging to the Talbot or Rose and Crown Inns on Briggate.

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