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Inspiring evening with talented Notts kids

An Inspired Christmas Concert is taking place at Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall on Friday, December 9, from 7.30pm.

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VIDEO: Sophie Ploeg talks about her Harley Gallery exhibition

The Harley Gallery, on the Welbeck estate in north Nottinghamshire, has invited award-winning artist Sophie Ploeg to make a new series of works, which has been inspired by the portraits currently on show in The Portland Collection gallery at Welbeck.

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Film Review: The Edge of Seventeen

Film Review: The Edge of Seventeen

Here is the verdict on The Edge Of Seventeen from our regular film reviewer Natalie Stendall.

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Ball and Boe are back for more

Ball and Boe are back for more

Michael Ball and Alfie Boe make a swift return to Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall on December 10 to perform an extra date on their Together tour.

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Pause for Thought

Pause for Thought

I am informed that the Bible has more than 3,000 promises from God. 


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Chris Marlow, Clumber Park head gardener

Clumber Gardener: Containers will keep up the winter interest

It is clear from the wide choice of container plants available to gardeners in May that summer containers are hugely popular.

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Gig Guide: Bands and musicians playing in the area this week

Gig Guide: Bands and musicians playing in the area this week

Friday, December 2

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Top violinist Hahn to play in Nottingham

Top violinist Hahn to play in Nottingham

The Nottingham Classics season continues at the city’s Royal Concert Hall on Saturday, December 3, with a visit by the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

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RETURN of Post Office services to Wirksworth.

COMMUNITY: Carlton Christmas Tree Festival

There will be trees decorated by groups, organisations and schools in the village at Carlton-in-Lindrick Methodist Church & Centre from Friday, December 9, opening at 2pm with singing by Kingston Park Academy pupils. Trees can be viewed until 4pm and on Saturday from 10am to 4pm.

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RETURN of Post Office services to Wirksworth.

COMMUNITY: Stanley Street S&SC

Saturday, December 3, Metropolis, male vocal /instrumental duo from Lancaster.

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The Sherlocks

Yorkshire Radio 1 stars The Sherlocks in tune with top DJ

Yorkshire indie stars The Sherlocks affirmed their Radio 1 status with a show in London with one of its top DJs.
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SLIDESHOW: Light switch-on event marks arrival of Christmas in Worksop

The arrival of the Christmas season in Worksop was marked with a spectacular light “switch-on” event which included a festive market, Santa’s grotto and a dazzling firework display.

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Worksop concert for Thoresby band

Worksop concert for Thoresby band

The Crossing in Worksop will be welcoming one of the top brass bands for a performance there on Saturday, December 3.

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RETURN of Post Office services to Wirksworth.

COMMUNITY: Junior Players - Coming soon - Aladdin

Specially written by Mike Newbold, showing at Whitwell Community Centre on December 8, 9 and 10, at 7pm and saturday afternoon at 2pm.

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RETURN of Post Office services to Wirksworth.

COMMUNITY: St Anne’s Church Christmas Fair

Christmas Fair

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Community events.

COMMUNITY: North Notts Chamber Choir

Sunday, December 4, in Worksop College Chapel at 7.30pm. Celebrate Christmas in traditonal style with a performance of Puccini’s Messa di Gloria and sparkling Christmas favourites and audience carols.

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COMMUNITY: BCVS

Bassetlaw Community and Voluntary Service has been providing volunteering support in Bassetlaw for more than 40 years. If you would like to find out more about volunteering in Bassetlaw get in touch for an informal chat about the benefits of volunteering and the opportunities available. Call 01909 476118 ext 23 or 26 or email on involve@bcvs.org.uk.

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Community events.

COMMUNITY: Tickhill - Les Francophiles de Tickhill

On Wednesday, December 7, at 7.30pm at the parish room, Tickhill, DN11 9HZ, the group will be holding its annual Fête de Noël, complete with games, carols in French and a buffet of largely French food, provided on a bring and share basis.Visitors are welcome at a charge of £3 but please bring a contribution of festive food too.

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Community events.

COMMUNITY: St Leonard’s Church

First, second and fourth Sundays, Holy Communion at 10.45am, third Sunday, Holy Communion at 8am.

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