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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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A defence of the Brussels sprout - written by a scientist

by Trevor George, King's College LondonBrussels sprouts, like their European namesake, divide opinion. Some people embrace the flavour

5 ways to cut down your food waste this Christmas

by Elliot Woolley, Loughborough UniversityThe average family throws away about £700 worth of food each year. This is not just a drain

This is the 10 day festive weather forecast - and when snow could hit

Many people may have been dreaming of a 'white Christmas', but what are the experts saying?Some will be disappointed to hear that we may be

15 weird and wonderful Christmas food and drink facts

Fancy a festive family bucket this Christmas?In Japan, eating Kentucky Fried Chicken has become something of a Yule tide tradition for