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Lifestyle

Are you a dedicated follower of fashion?

We’ve all those had impulse buys - fashions that take our eye in the shops but may not suit us when we get them home.

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Elvis Presley was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986 . Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

What happened on this day in history?

Ramsey McDonald became Labour’s first prime minister on January 23, 1924.

Frisbees rolled off production lines in American in 1957.

Ray Charles, James Brown and Elvis Presley were the first artists to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986.

A House of Lords debate was televised for the first time in 1985.

Garages were legally obliged to display fuel prices by litre only, not by the gallon, from 1989.

Cricketer Graham Gooch scored his 100th 100 on tour at Cuttack, India, in 1993.

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Despair picture, courtesy of Pixabay

Having a bad day?

Ever have one of those days where you felt like the whole world was out to get you?

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LOOKING BACK: Remember tuning in to watch these classic shows

LOOKING BACK: Remember tuning in to watch these classic shows

Apparently, they don’t make kids TV like they used to. So join with us on a trip down television memory lane and rate your favourites as we go...

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LEGO fun gets under way at Harley Gallery

LEGO fun gets under way at Harley Gallery

Excitement is building for the new LEGO model exhibition opening at The Harley Gallery in Nottinghamshire this weekend (January 21) following the phenomenal success of last year’s Brick City.

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Elbow
Photo by Andrew Whitton

Forest Live gig in Notts for favourites Elbow

Elbow is the latest band to announce dates as part of Forest Live, where acts perform in spectacular woodland settings around the country as part of the summer concert series promoted by the Forestry Commission.

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Seat honour for Chuckle Brothers at Theatre Royal

Seat honour for Chuckle Brothers at Theatre Royal

To commemorate The Chuckle Brothers’ 50th year in pantomime, a seat has been dedicated to them in the Theatre Royal Nottingham’s auditorium.

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Funding success for Theatre Royal project

Funding success for Theatre Royal project

The Theatre Royal Nottingham has won support from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to begin work on a two-year project to create a new digital archive of its 151-year history.

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Derby Theatre

‘Big House’ role for Derby Theatre

Derby Theatre is ‘proud’ to be part of The Big House, a £5 million tailored support programme for the Creative and Digital Industries (CDI) sector in the region.

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Camelias add a splash of colour to the cold winter months

Gardening Tips: Camelias bring colour to dark winter days

If your garden is in a mild location in the UK then snowdrops, crocuses and daffodils will begin to show their heads in February.

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What are your favourite toys?

What are your favourite toys?

Everyone has their favourite toy whether it be a teddy bear, baby doll or a character from a blockbuster movie.

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Pye Hill Male Voice Choir

Pye Hill MVC to give free concert this weekend

The members of the Pye Hill & District Male Voice Choir are to perform in a free concert this weekend.

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An artist's impression of one of the luxury holiday lodges set to be built at Goosedale in Papplewick.

Goosedale go-ahead for £1.5 million luxury holiday lodges

About 30 jobs are to be created after planning permission was granted for nine luxury holiday lodges in a £1.5 million project at Papplewick.

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Guy Garvey on stage with Elbow.

Elbow to play Sherwood Forest

A Cast of Thousands is expected to flock to see British rock stars Elbow live in Sherwood Forest.

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Extra Nottingham date for Carrott and co

Extra Nottingham date for Carrott and co

Stand Up and Rock featuring Jasper Carrott is to be performed at Nottingham Theatre Royal on May 18-19.

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Back to the 80s with The Wedding Singer

Back to the 80s with The Wedding Singer

The Wedding Singer is coming to Nottingham Theatre Royal from May 9-13.

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Nottingham Playhouse

Photo by Robert Day

Lots to enjoy at Playhouse this spring

A Nottingham icon, a Pulitzer prize-winning novel, a global smash hit rock opera and a landmark British comedy are just some of the highlights of the spring/summer 2017 season at Nottingham Playhouse.

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DCO to perform kids’ concerts

DCO to perform kids’ concerts

Derby Concert Orchestra members will be performing two short concerts for youngsters on Sunday, January 22, from 1.30pm and 3.30pm.

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Arena gig for Avenged Sevenfold

Arena gig for Avenged Sevenfold

Avenged Sevenfold are in action at Motorpoint Arena Nottingham on Wednesday, January 18.

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Fascinating exhibition continues at QUAD in Derby

Fascinating exhibition continues at QUAD in Derby

Check out QUAD’s current exhibition What a Loving, and Beautiful World, running until February 5.

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