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Recipe: Chocolate Hazlenut and Peanut Butter Bars

You may find it funny or hard to believe that I still have chocolate left over from Christmas and now with Valentine’s adding to that, there seems to be a bit of a chocolate stash.

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Recipe: Marinated oven baked chicken with roasted shallots and peppers

This recipe is perfect for a quick and simple family supper for four minutes.

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COMMUNITY: Gainsborough Probus

COMMUNITY: Gainsborough Probus

For the meeting on February 19, the programme consisted of a DVD called ‘Those were the days, Britain in the 1960s’.

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COMMUNITY: Retford’S Dementia Cafe

COMMUNITY: Retford’S Dementia Cafe

Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Café meets at Hallcroft Community Centre, Randall Way, Retford on the second Wednesday of the month from 10.30am to 12.30pm.

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Rocket & Salmon Putanesca. Photo by Jason Ingram.

Recipe: Rocket and Salmon Putanesca

Preparation time: 5 minutes

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COMMUNITY: All Saints’ Church, Gainsborough

COMMUNITY: All Saints’ Church, Gainsborough

Saturday, March 3, Fairtrade coffee morning, All Saints Parish Church, Gainsborough, 10am to noon.

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COMMUNITY: Young People’s Centre

COMMUNITY: Young People’s Centre

Misterton Young People’s Centre is now open three evenings a week: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

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COMMUNITY: Bassetlaw Staying Well programme

COMMUNITY: Bassetlaw Staying Well programme

The Staying Well Expert Patients Programme (EPP) is a ‘chronic disease self-management course’, a Government initiative to help people living with long-term conditions maintain their health and improve their quality of life.

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Dresses in cupboard. Photo by Pixabay.

Own up! How many impulse buys do you have stashed in the wardobe?

Women love shopping for clothes and shoes but rarely wear a lot of them.

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It's Shrove Tuesday.

Nine things you might not know about Shrove Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday first started off as a religious festival in which Christians used up the last of their lard and fat in preparation for Lent when fasting happens.
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Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Record Review with Kevin Bryan

It’s time for Kevin Bryan to review some of the new music releases.

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Herby Chicken Salad Wrap. Photo by Jason Ingram. Recipe courtesy of www.makemoreofsalad'

What’s for lunch?

Herby lemon salad wraps

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COMMUNITY: Beckingham Gardener’s Club

COMMUNITY: Beckingham Gardener’s Club

Beckingham Gardeners’ Club started their 2018 programme on Monday, January 15 at 7.30pm in the recreation room at Beckingham, with a talk from Paul Drage, Buzz Off Pest Solutions.

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COMMUNITY: Walkeringham Village Hall

COMMUNITY: Walkeringham Village Hall

Saturday, February 24, 8pm to midnight, local band Giant Hogweed playing hits from the last 60 years at Walkeringham Village Hall.

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Seven coloured sand dunes in Mauritius.

Review: Exotic islands and the wonders of Africa

The first film I saw in cinemascope as a young boy, was called Shaka. It told of the rise of a boy warrior who became King of the legendary Zulu tribe, ever since I’ve had an ambition to visit Africa.

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COMMUNITY: Nearby gardens open for winter displays

COMMUNITY: Nearby gardens open for winter displays

Two local gardens are opening for the National Garden Scheme in February. Ellicar Gardens, Gringley on the Hill, and Holmes Villa, Walkeringham, are open on Sunday, February 25, from noon to 4pm.

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Chris Margrave, head gardener at Clumber Park

Clumber Gardener: No-dig gardening has been a big success

Last spring, we constructed some beds in Clumber’s walled kitchen garden as both a trial and a demonstration to show our visitors how to grow vegetables using the no-dig technique.

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The new earbuds

TECH: Check out these new wireless technology earphones

Need a new way of listening to music when you're exercising?
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COMMUNITY: Have a say on transport plans

COMMUNITY: Have a say on transport plans

Sheffield City Region (SCR) is asking for the views of residents across South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw.

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Get creative and learn new skills at new Isle workshops

Dust off those dancing shoes and get creative with a series of workshops in the Isle this month.

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