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Inspirational youngsters perform at the Palace Theatre

The Inspire Youth Art’s Showcase event is to take place this week, on Thursday, February 22 and Friday, February 23, at Mansfield’s Palace Theatre.

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Rocket & Salmon Putanesca. Photo by Jason Ingram.

RECIPE: Rocket and Salmon Putanesca

Here’s a tasty recipe for you to have a go at.

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Uplifting ballet for children is heading for venues across area

Uplifting ballet for children is heading for venues across area

Northern Ballet’s original pioneering ballet for children, Ugly Duckling, is to return to stages across the country with an extensive tour throughout the spring.

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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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Exhibition in two halves is heading for Southwell Minster

Exhibition in two halves is heading for Southwell Minster

A major two-part art exhibition by 36 contemporary artists, Crossings: Art and Christianity Now, is taking place at Southwell Minster, in Nottinghamshire, between February 9 and May 10.

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Disney ice spectacular is heading for Nottingham venue

Disney ice spectacular is heading for Nottingham venue

Rev up for non-stop fun with four of your favourite Disney stories when Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment comes to Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena from April 18-22.

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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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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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