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A treat for ballet fans in the Retford area

Come and see Vienna Festival Ballet perform Swan Lake at Retford Majestic Theatre on Sunday, April 22.

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Derbyshire visit for Sutton ramblers this weekend

Derbyshire visit for Sutton ramblers this weekend

The Sutton-in-Ashfield Rambling Club members will continue their summer programme with a walk in the Belper area on Sunday, April 22.

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A scene from the 15th Dance Festival at Sutton Community Academy.

Youngsters’ dance festival is huge success

More than 130 youngsters from across Sutton delighted a sell-out audience at a successful event celebrating dance.

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Action horses to take centre stage at county show

Action horses to take centre stage at county show

Heavy horses, cattle, sheep and pigs are set to take centre stage at this year’s Nottinghamshire County Show on May 12 and 13, including a number of action horses that recently featured in popular period dramas Poldark, Victoria and Peaky Blinders.

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Jamie Croshaw with his book and one of its stars, his own seven-year-old daughter Darcey, at Edwinstowe Fire Station, where he works. (PHOTO BY:  Alex Skennerton, of Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service)

Firefighter turns his hand to writing children’s stories

Making up bedtime stories for his young daughter could lead to a new career for Mansfield Woodhouse firefighter Jamie Croshaw.

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Asparagus Tarragon & Almond Pizza Bianco. Photo by Jason Ingram.

Recipe: Asparagus, tarragon and almond pizza blanco

Why not have a go at this tasty recipe?

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Artists Twomey sheds light in new exhibition at Harley Gallery

Artists Twomey sheds light in new exhibition at Harley Gallery

Artist Clare Twomey has given a modern twist to old technology to unite past, present and future in her new artwork.

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Rescheduled family rave is coming to Mansfield

Rescheduled family rave is coming to Mansfield

The multi award-winning Big Fish Little Fish family rave is coming to Mansfield for a Masquerade Ball with a difference on Sunday, April 29.

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In pictures: your photos of the Super Blue Blood Moon

An extremely rare lunar event called the “super blue blood Moon” has dazzled astronomers and skywatchers around the world.

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A WHOPPER: The Big Big Camera will be at The National Coal Mining Museum in Wakefield.

How Ian Beesley used one of the world’s biggest cameras to take intimate portraits of former miners

It was while rooting around a storage room that Ian Beesley stumbled across the inspiration for his latest project – a giant camera, 8ft long and 5ft high, one that takes four people to move and which was built to use film that isn’t made anymore.

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Childfren's favourite, Milkshake! Live, featuring Bob The Builder and Noddy.

Variety of shows to open new year at Palace Theatre

From panto, 60s music and Bob The Builder to opera, ballet and ‘Dad’s Army’.

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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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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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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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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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