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COMMUNITY: Village magazine for residents of Misterton and West Stockwith

A village magazine for residents of Misterton and West Stockwith has won first place in a national competition for parish publications. The judges were impressed with the range of coverage in Misterton & West Stockwith Parish News: from the churches, parish councils, Misterton Primary & Nursery School, hospitals, Notts Police and trading standards… and more, making ‘Parish News’ a truly community publication.

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Phlox is an ideal plant for bringing summer fragrance to your garden

Guest column: Keep your garden ticking over while you’re on holiday

August is usually the month when most of us go on holiday and leave our gardens to fend for themselves.

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Are you brave enough to take on the Big 6 Challenge at Alton Towers? Photo - Alton Towers.

Want to get into Alton Towers for free? You'll need a strong stomach....

Ever fancied a free day out at Alton Towers? Well here's how - but only if you're brave enough!
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Do you know how many asylum seekers are housed in Sheffield?

COMMUNITY: Opportunities for volunteering

Bassetlaw Action Centre (BAC) has opportunities for volunteers with a few hours to spare.

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Your horoscopes with Russell Grant

Your horoscopes with Russell Grant

Russell Grant here with your horoscopes for the week beginning July 22.

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Do you know how many asylum seekers are housed in Sheffield?

COMMUNITY: Drop in for the deaf and hard of hearing

Tuesdays, fortnightly from August 15, at Gainsborough Methodist Church, North Street, 1pm to 3pm.

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Sir Edward Leigh, who says the proposed hotel is much needed.

MP backs plan for Travelodge in Gainsborough town centre

Plans for a new Travelodge hotel at a historic site in Gainsborough town centre have been backed by the MP, Sir Edward Leigh.

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The Park Grand Kensington. Photo - buyagift.co.uk

REVIEW: Let buyagift help you make the most of your trip to London

When it comes to visiting London, there's just never enough time to see everything that our capital city has to offer.
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How many of these landmarks have you visited?

REVEALED: The 35 famous UK landmarks Brits haven't visited

Big Ben, Edinburgh Castle and Sherwood Forest are just some of the UK landmarks many Brits have never visited, a new survey has found.

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Do you know how many asylum seekers are housed in Sheffield?

COMMUNITY: All Saints’ Church, Gainsborough

Lunch time concerts: Tuesdays at 1.05pm throughout July and August. Admission free, retiring collection for the church organ fund.

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Plant pot ponds make simple and attractive water features in your garden

Guest column: Ponds in pots create simple water features

Just because you have a small garden or outside space doesn’t mean you can’t have a beautiful water feature to admire.

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New CBeebies Land Hotel is a surefire hit with young and old

Toddlers and nice hotels are not usually a winning combination.

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RETRO: Ivory was key material of cutlery trade

RETRO: Ivory was key material of cutlery trade

Today’s subject broaches a subject that is now considered a horrible evil trade but in the 1800s it was just another tool used in the cutlery trade and used in household items, I’m talking about ivory, read on.

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BBC project comes to the Isle to capture unique oral history

BBC project comes to the Isle to capture unique oral history

Capturing North Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire in conversation will be the BBC’s Listening Project which is coming to the Isle later this year.

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Top tips for a tasty barbecue

Top tips for a tasty barbecue

A too sizzled sausage might be a staple of the British barbecue but it doesn’t need to be - according to online healthy food retailers Musclefood.com who have compiled an idiot-proof guide to cooking the perfect summer feast.

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COLUMN: Coal delivery day was a great event for local kids

COLUMN: Coal delivery day was a great event for local kids

During the time of my childhood in the 1950s and early 60s, you could not help but be affected by local industries in one way or another.

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COMMUNITY: Gainsborough Heritage Centre

COMMUNITY: Gainsborough Heritage Centre

Gainsborough Heritage Centre is hosting a lecture, on Wednesday, July 26, to be given by Paul Howitt-Cowan titled, ‘Little Treasures’ at Gainsborough House, 18 Parnell Street, Gainsborough, DN21 2NB.

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The pilgrim path in Stange. Picture: www.stolavways.com

To be a pilgrim! Exploring Norway’s St Olav Ways

“Only six people from Britain have travelled through this year,” Stig Grytting informs me as I gorge on a divinely succulent and gargantuan serving of lambs legs selected from his own animal stock at the 700-year-old medieval farm hotel he runs with his family in Eastern Norway.

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COMMUNITY: Beckingham Gardeners’ Club

COMMUNITY: Beckingham Gardeners’ Club

Forty seven members and visitors of Beckingham Gardeners’ Club visited Harlow Carr Gardens & Garden Show on Friday, June 23.

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The spectacular subtropical swimming paradise at Center Parcs, Sherwood Forest

REVIEW: Center Parcs Sherwood Forest offers calm and all-action fun for the family

At the heart of historic Sherwood Forest lies the original British Center Parcs — an oasis among the trees for relaxation and all-action fun in equal measure.

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