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Strictly stars strut their stuff at Royal Concert Hall

The show Kevin And Karen Dance comes to Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall on Thursday, June 1, from 7.30pm.

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Music Review: Cracking new album from Verbal Warning hits all the right notes

Music Review: Cracking new album from Verbal Warning hits all the right notes

Verbal Warning have released their first new material since 2010 - and the wait will prove to be worth it for their army of loyal fans, writes Steve Eyley.

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Join Jodie as she plays Shirley Valentine at city venue

Join Jodie as she plays Shirley Valentine at city venue

There is still time to catch Jodie Prenger as Shirley Valentine at Nottingham Theatre Royal until May 27.

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Punk aces Verbal Warning to launch new album at Nottingham event

Punk aces Verbal Warning to launch new album at Nottingham event

Verbal Warning - one of Nottingamshire’s oldest punk rock bands - will be officially launching their new album No Half Measures at an event this week.

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Watercress gazpacho with Manchego croutes.

What’s for dinner?

Watercress Gazpacho with Manchego Croutes

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The interactive tool looks at wine and food pairings from across the world.

Planning a romantic meal this weekend? You need to read this first...

There’s nothing better than a tasty meal enjoyed with those we love.

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Sarah & Duck's Big Top Birthday.

You’d be quackers to miss this family show at the Playhouse

Families are in for a treat when Sarah and Duck’s Big Top Birthday is performed at Nottingham Playhouse on June 11-12.

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Boozy ice lollies set to hit Aldi shelves

Boozy ice lollies set to hit Aldi shelves

Summer’s about to get a bit boozier as discount supermarket Aldi has announced new premium adult-only ice popsicles.

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Airport transfers in some EU destinations can cost more than four times the price of flights.

Brit sunseekers face paying four times their flight costs - for airport transfers

Brit holidaymakers booking airport transfers at some EU destinations face paying more than FOUR TIMES the cost of their plane tickets.
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Carr hits the road again and brings Best Of tour to Nottingham

Carr hits the road again and brings Best Of tour to Nottingham

Comedian and TV host Jimmy Carr brings his The Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour to Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall on Saturday, November 4, from 8pm.

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Shaun Tindall and his daughter, Ruby.

Match in aid of young Mansfield girl who lost dad after he battled depression in secret

A charity football match is being played to remember a Mansfield dad who took his own life – and to raise money for his young daughter.

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REVIEW: Blackpool has it all - nowhere matches it for sheer fun

For this single mum and teenage daughter, the opportunity to spend some quality time together is few and far between, so when we were offered the chance of a weekend break to Blackpool we jumped at it, and it was non-stop laughter and fun from start to finish.

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The show included a demonstration by the Dog A.I.D. organisation, which provides assistance dogs for disabled people. Here is an amusing example of the jobs the dogs can do. (PHOTO BY Rachel Atkins)

Thousands flock to Newstead Abbey show to help dog rescue centre

Dog-lovers were in their element at a fun event for all the family at Newstead Abbey over the Bank Holiday weekend.

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Spanish slug (Arion vulgaris).

Deviant sex-lives of stealth ‘super-slugs’ sparks invasion of Nottinghamshire gardens - and we can’t stop them

It’s been called ‘a slime wave’ in the national media, with reports that 500 billion slugs are set to invade our gardens, after a mild winter created perfect breeding conditions.

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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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Chocolate bars

Top of the Chocs: Dairy Milk most popular Easter chocolate in Notts

As the Easter eggs roll onto the shelves, old favourite Cadbury’s Dairy Milk has been named as Nottinghamshire’s most popular chocolate to have for Easter, beating Galaxy into second place and soaring away from Snickers, Ferrero Rocher and Caramel who made up the top five.
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Nottinghamshire folk spend more on their gardens than the rest of the UK

Nottinghamshire folk spend more on their gardens than the rest of the UK

Easter is nearly upon us, a time when people like to get their DIY done and prepare for the better weather.

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COLUMN: Plenty of Easter activities on offer

COLUMN: Plenty of Easter activities on offer

With the weather forecast looking good for the Easter break, it’s a great time to get out and about as we have a cracking line up of Easter-themed events and activities.

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