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Ice hockey player makes Army history

A volunteer from Retford is believed to have made regimental history by becoming the first member of the Army Cadet Force (ACF) to be selected to play ice hockey alongside full-time soldiers.

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Chard is a popular choice for winter growers

Potted Gardener: Hardy vegetables to give you a winter harvest

You may have picked your last tomato, but that’s not the end of the season for growing vegetables in pots.

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Pause for Thought

Pause for Thought

I was wondering if anyone ever really gets round to reading it. Then I realised that, of course, you are.


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East Midlands Trains said there are some disruptions to services

Disruptions to rail services in East Midlands after freight train derails

A derailed freight train is currently causing some problems on the railways in the East Midlands.

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Nando's is giving away free chicken on A-Level results day

Nando's is giving away FREE chicken to all A-level students

Restaurant chain Nando's is giving away free chicken to A-level students across the East Midlands this week.

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Spring Onion and Celery Loaded Potato Skins.

What’s for dinner?

Spring Onion and Celery Loaded Potato Skins

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Andrew Tristem, author of the Incidental Murderer. Picture Credit: �Richard Pereira Photography.

BOOK REVIEW: The Incidental Murderer by Andrew Tristem

Most people have flirted with the idea of breaking the rules to get what they want at some point in their lives.

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Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Here is Kevin Bryan, back with his latest set of record reviews.

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Chris Margrave, head gardener at Clumber Park

Clumber Gardener: Handsome hydrangeas are always so popular

Hydrangeas are stalwart late summer flowering shrubs ideal for growing in a lightly shaded spot where their blue, pink or white flowers will provide interest from late July into September.

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Courteeners frontman Liam Fray.

Acoustic Sheffield show for Courteeners singer

Fresh from a sell-out hometown concert in front of 50,000 people and warm-up gig at Sheffield’s O2 Academy, Courteeners frontman Liam Fray is returning to the Steel City venue – for a solo acoustic show.

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A night of ballet favourites with Nottingham Symphony Orchestra

A night of ballet favourites with Nottingham Symphony Orchestra

Nottingham Symphony Orchestra will return to the city’s Royal Concert Hall on Saturday, November 11, for an evening of ballet classics.

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It’s Miller time as top big band comes to the RCH

It’s Miller time as top big band comes to the RCH

Catch the Glenn Miller Orchestra in action at Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall on Sunday, December 10.

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Generic fitness photo, couresy of Pixabay.

Post your workout on social media

Do you use social media while working up a sweat in the gym?

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QUICK QUIZ: The week in questions...

QUICK QUIZ: The week in questions...

Did you hear the latest Y Not Festival gossip or what superstar Leonardo DiCaprio has been up to this week?

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Take a trip to Wheelgate All-action theme park.

Wheelgate’s well worth another look

Wheelgate theme park may be a well-known day out for Mansfield families – but if you have not been for a while then it might be worth taking another look.

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Pause for Thought

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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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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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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