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Check your change as rare 50p turns out to be a money-spinner

People are being urged to check their pockets, piggy-banks and down the back of the couch after a rare 50 pence piece has sold for 240 times its value.

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In Sweden, a bourbon barrel-aged jalapeo imperial stout was crowned as the top beer idea

Competition opens for beer lovers to have their dream beer flavour made

A brewery has invited beer lovers to create their dream pint - by asking them to submit the most bizarre flavours they can think of.
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Santa's helpers - The Royal Mail - are urging youngsters to write to Santa before December 8.

Children urged to get writing their Christmas letters for Santa

With Christmas fast approaching, Santa will be making a list and checking it twice, and the Royal Mail is keen youngsters do not miss out.

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The Market Place switch-on with Santa, the cast of Dick Whittington and local dignitaries. Photos by Chris Etchells.

IN PICTURES: Gainsborough sparkles at Christmas lights switch-ons

The countdown to Christmas in Gainsborough is officially underway!

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A first edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone has sold for a world record 106,250.

First edition Harry Potter book sells for £106,250 - here’s how to tell if you have one

A signed first edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone has sold for a world record £106,250.
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Councils fears over ‘secret and underhand’ metropolitan authority plan

Leaders of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire County Councils have expressed serious concerns over 'secret and underhand' plans by Nottingham and Derby City Councils.

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Tim Thurman

Isle man taking 1,000 mile cycle challenge for dementia

An Isle man who took up cycling as therapy to help with his mental health is using his new found hobby to help raise money for dementia research.

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SLIDESHOW: A round-up of this week’s best readers’ pictures

SLIDESHOW: A round-up of this week’s best readers’ pictures

Readers have been out and about taking pictures of life across the area.

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The average house price in the East Midlands is more than 183,000.

What is the average cost of a house in the East Midlands?

The average cost of a house in the East Midlands has reached more than £183,000, according to new figures.

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Official launch of the Help For Heroes Christina shop in the Priory Centre, Worksop. Pictured cutting the ribbon is Bassetlaw District Council Chairman Coun Madelaine Richardson with WW2 veteran Ken Beard, regional manager for Help For Heroes Tony Eaton and Julie Eaton

Christmas shoppers urged to ‘help a hero’ this Christmas with return of charity pop-up shop

Shoppers are urged to Help a Hero this Christmas following the launch of the charity’s seasonal “pop-up shop” in Worksop.

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RISE AND SHINE: Start your day with us

RISE AND SHINE: Start your day with us

Good morning and welcome to Rise and Shine on Friday, November 17.

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Drink driver trapped in Mansfield cul de sac with wheelie bins

A drink driver who hit a parked car was trapped in a Mansfield cul de sac when a resident blocked the road with wheelie bins, a court heard.

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Peter Kay.

5 of Peter Kay's funniest moments

Popular comedian Peter Kay announced his first UK tour in almost eight years this morning - and fans were thrilled at the news.
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Sutton woman (72) bit cop in drunk and disorderly arrest

A 72-year-old Sutton woman bit a police officer as she was arrested for being drunk and disorderly, a court heard.

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Mansfield Magistrates Court

Worksop man lashed out at bouncer after he was barred

A boozed-up Worksop man punched a bouncer in the forehead when he tried to get into a pub after arguing outside, a court heard.

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Mansfield man’s arrest for pizza argument with fiancee

A Mansfield man was arrested after arguing with his fiancée about a pizza, a court heard.

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Woman’s frightening sex assault ordeal in Mansfield alley

A man who dragged a woman into a Mansfield alley and sexually assaulted her has been ordered to pay his victim compensation, a court ruled.

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Mansfield Magistrates Court.

Prison threat for Hucknall shoplifter

A Hucknall woman who stole toys, food and washing powder from a Mansfield store, faces a return to prison if she offends again, a court heard.

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Pub recognised at Loo of the Year Awards

Pub recognised at Loo of the Year Awards

A Gainsborough pub has won acclaim for the quality and standards of its toilets in the Loo of the Year Awards 2017.

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