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Pause for Thought

To everything there is a season, turn, turn, turn, so goes the song by Pete Seeger, from the old testament book of Ecclesiastes. 


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Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Record Review with Kevin Bryan

It’s Record Review time again with Kevin Bryan.

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Phlox is an ideal plant for bringing summer fragrance to your garden

Guest column: Keep your garden ticking over while you’re on holiday

August is usually the month when most of us go on holiday and leave our gardens to fend for themselves.

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Are you brave enough to take on the Big 6 Challenge at Alton Towers? Photo - Alton Towers.

Want to get into Alton Towers for free? You'll need a strong stomach....

Ever fancied a free day out at Alton Towers? Well here's how - but only if you're brave enough!
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Your horoscopes with Russell Grant

Your horoscopes with Russell Grant

Russell Grant here with your horoscopes for the week beginning July 22.

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The Park Grand Kensington. Photo - buyagift.co.uk

REVIEW: Let buyagift help you make the most of your trip to London

When it comes to visiting London, there's just never enough time to see everything that our capital city has to offer.
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How many of these landmarks have you visited?

REVEALED: The 35 famous UK landmarks Brits haven't visited

Big Ben, Edinburgh Castle and Sherwood Forest are just some of the UK landmarks many Brits have never visited, a new survey has found.

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Pause for thought

Pause for thought

The story is told of two conversations an old lady had on the outskirts of a town. 


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Plant pot ponds make simple and attractive water features in your garden

Guest column: Ponds in pots create simple water features

Just because you have a small garden or outside space doesn’t mean you can’t have a beautiful water feature to admire.

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New CBeebies Land Hotel is a surefire hit with young and old

Toddlers and nice hotels are not usually a winning combination.

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COMMUNITY: Clowne Gala

COMMUNITY: Clowne Gala

Saturday, July 15, 11am to 3pm at Heritage High School, Boughton Lane, Clowne S43 4QG.

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Families spend an average of 96 on each child to keep them happy while on holiday.

Nottinghamshire families splash cash on ice creams and seaside toys to keep kids happy on holiday

Nottinghamshire families spend an average of £96 per child to keep them happy on holiday, a new survey has found.
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Pause for Thought

Pause for Thought

I have just returned from a pilgrimage to Lourdes in France, where the theme for 2017 is ‘The Almighty has done great things for me’. 


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Top tips for a tasty barbecue

Top tips for a tasty barbecue

A too sizzled sausage might be a staple of the British barbecue but it doesn’t need to be - according to online healthy food retailers Musclefood.com who have compiled an idiot-proof guide to cooking the perfect summer feast.

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COLUMN: Coal delivery day was a great event for local kids

COLUMN: Coal delivery day was a great event for local kids

During the time of my childhood in the 1950s and early 60s, you could not help but be affected by local industries in one way or another.

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Forget the fidget spinner - the fidget stick is the latest craze set to take the world by storm

A fantastic new toy is expected to overtake fidget spinners to become the next big craze - a fidget STICK.

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The pilgrim path in Stange. Picture: www.stolavways.com

To be a pilgrim! Exploring Norway’s St Olav Ways

“Only six people from Britain have travelled through this year,” Stig Grytting informs me as I gorge on a divinely succulent and gargantuan serving of lambs legs selected from his own animal stock at the 700-year-old medieval farm hotel he runs with his family in Eastern Norway.

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The Stag and Pheasant, Clumber Street, Mansfield.

The dress code you need to know about at every Wetherspoons in Nottinghamshire

Many people in Nottinghamshire enjoy a quick trip to Wetherspoons - but not many will know there’s actually a ‘Spoons dress code you need to stick to.

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School pupils and families got free advice from expert bike mechanics.

Primary school enjoys scorching summer sports week

Summer is the perfect season for school sports and one Worksop primary decided to go all out on a fitness frenzy for the whole family.

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The spectacular subtropical swimming paradise at Center Parcs, Sherwood Forest

REVIEW: Center Parcs Sherwood Forest offers calm and all-action fun for the family

At the heart of historic Sherwood Forest lies the original British Center Parcs — an oasis among the trees for relaxation and all-action fun in equal measure.

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