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Grieving parents of Ashfield teen give back to sick children for Christmas

Grieving parents of Ashfield teen give back to sick children for Christmas

The grieving parents of an Ashfield teenager have said they are not celebrating Christmas this year as they come to terms with the death of their daughter.

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Charity’s thanks for record-breaking fundraising effort

Charity’s thanks for record-breaking fundraising effort

Mansfield’s branch of Samaritans enjoyed a record fund-raising Christmas in Four Seasons Shopping Centre, and they have thanked everyone who made their present wrapping service such a success.

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How to create the perfect Christmas tree

How to create the perfect Christmas tree

Picture the familiar Christmas scene: you arrive home from the garden centre, a tall, bushy tree proudly under your arm. You’re anxious to get it up and show it off in all it’s festive glory – but once it’s actually inside, once you’ve pruned and snipped it into it’s allocated space, the magic seems to have faded.

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Top festive tips for cooking your turkey safely this Christmas

According to FSS, washing poultry is unnecessary as proper cooking kills harmful bacteria like campylobacter, and rinsing the raw meat will

Festive Taste Test: Which supermarket mince pies are the best?

Working for a newspaper isn't all court reports and clickbait - sometimes we get our hands dirty too.In our role as consumer champions we got

Festive Taste Test: Which supermarket makes the best Christmas pudding?

From ultra boozy delights to alcohol free examples, here's how we thought the major supermarkets* measured up.Supermarket Christmas puddingsLidl

Santa should cut down on sherry and mince pies, according to nation's leading GP

Santa may also suffer from alcoholism and work stress, the head of the Royal College of GPs said.Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard, chairwoman