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COMMUNITY: Gringley Women’s Institute

A very lively meeting was held on April 5, when the speaker, Frances Benton, gave a talk entitled “Tears of the Dragon”.

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RETURN of Post Office services to Wirksworth.

COMMUNITY: Gainsborough U3A

Alan Bolt came to entertain Gainsborough and District U3A this April.

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RETURN of Post Office services to Wirksworth.

COMMUNITY: Bassetlaw Action Centre, Misterton

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

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Sticky BBQ chicken wings. Photo by Jason Ingram.

Fancy a snack?

With another long weekend coming up, how about serving this up to your family? It’s quick and easy to prepare.

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Chef Karl Tyler plates up

FOOD: Private chef takes all the stress out of throwing a dinner party.

Fancy hosting a dinner party without having to toil over a hot store? Find out what our reviewer thought when a private chef took our his family kitchen for a night...

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COMMUNITY: North Notts Creative Textile Group

COMMUNITY: North Notts Creative Textile Group

‘Embroidery’ - a talk by Barbara Sissons.

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Diversity enter the arena in spectacular style. Photo courtesy of Dom Henry for the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham

REVIEW: Diversity’s incredible Genesis show will leave you amazed and in awe

Wow, wow, wow! It’s hours since I witnessed dance group Diversity’s Genesis show at Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena, and i’m still gobsmacked.

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The National Space Centre is a voyage of discovery for children

REVIEW: National Space Centre is out of this world

The mystery that surrounds space, our solar system and the world beyond our atmosphere has fascinated generation after generation.

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The brilliant Hi-Lite Bruton having fun with the crowd. Copyright Barry Gossage Photography (Photo by Barry Gossage)

REVIEW: Harlem Globetrotters combine comedy and class at Motorpoint Arena

I apologise in advance, but there is only one way to describe the appearance of the legendary Harlem Globetrotters at Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena — the show was a slam dunk!

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This photograph, taken in 1910 by Luke Bagshaw and Son, shows Doncaster's North Bridge.

RETRO: The changing face of Doncaster high street

This week we have delved into our archives to bring you some fabulous pictures of Doncaster in days gone by.

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COMMUNITY: Gainsborough Organ and Keyboard club

COMMUNITY: Gainsborough Organ and Keyboard club

Thursday, April 27, playing the very latest Yamaha musical instruments and making the long journey from Surrey, will be one of the brightest and versatile young men on the current organ scene, Chris Stanbury.

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COMMUNITY: Purple Wings charity match

COMMUNITY: Purple Wings charity match

Sunday, April 23, 2pm at Martin and Co arena, Gainsborough.

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Richard Hannigan

Charities and community groups to benefit from Lincs Lotto

North Lincolnshire Council is on the lookout for local good causes to benefit from Lincs Lotto, a community lottery launching in North Lincolnshire later this year.

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View from the Quayside towards the Gateshead Millennium Bridge, The Sage Gateshead and The Tyne Bridge.

Newcastle revealed as the UK’s happiest place

Norway may be the happiest country on earth, but Newcastle-upon-Tyne is the happiest city in the UK, according to a new study by the UK’s number one bingo site, GalaBingo.com.

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Chris Margrave, head gardener at Clumber Park

Clumber Gardener: Growing your own vegetables is richly rewarding

One of the many rewards of growing your own vegetables is the satisfaction of producing early crops.

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Christmas favourites Slade play Sheffield in December.

Christmas Sheffield show for festive favourites Slade

Fans are invited to Feel the Noize when one of Britain’s biggest bands of the 1970s hit Sheffield.

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Peppa Pig World will have you squealing with joy

If you have a child aged under five then, chances are, Peppa Pig plays a major part in your life.

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Crowds at the opening of the new James ride at Thomas Land.

James drops in to boost family favourite Thomas Land

There can be few pre-schoolers on the planet who have not heard of Thomas the Tank Engine.


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COMMUNITY: Book of condolence in Misterton

COMMUNITY: Book of condolence in Misterton

There is a book of condolence in All Saints’ Parish Church, for anyone wishing to leave a message following the Westminster terrorist attack.

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Copacabana Beach

Thrills in Brazil, highs in Uruguay, tangos in Argentina

An ambition was realised when I read the itinerary Fred Olsen Cruise Lines was offering. Their ship Boudicca was visiting exciting places in Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina, and oh, yes via Cape Verde islands off West Africa.

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