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Limited edition Clumber Christmas cards go on sale for hospice charity

Limited edition Clumber Christmas cards go on sale for hospice charity

Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice has launched its 2018 Christmas card range and is urging people to buy them soon to avoid missing out after previous years sold out.

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WATCH OUT – Roads at their busiest today as people head home for Christmas

WATCH OUT – Roads at their busiest today as people head home for Christmas

Christmas spirit is set to come alive on the roads today as families jump in their cars and head off to see loved ones for the holiday season, research has revealed.

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Petrol station stocking fillers – eleventh hour gift ideas

Petrol station stocking fillers – eleventh hour gift ideas

With one in ten Brits reportedly leaving their Christmas shopping until the big day itself, it’s not surprising that the most unlikely places for filling up on festive stocking treats can suddenly transform themselves into a haven of holiday help.

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VIDEO: Christmas fun in Pleasley and New Houghton

VIDEO: Christmas fun in Pleasley and New Houghton

Hundreds of people came together to eat mince pies and drink mulled wine at a series of festive concerts, festivals and Christmas fayres around the district this month.

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No mobile phone distractions this Christmas with festive sacks by Center Parcs

No mobile phone distractions this Christmas with festive sacks by Center Parcs

Families might be able to enjoy a traditional festive holiday season without the constant distraction of mobile phones, thanks to a new invention by Center Parcs.

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CHRISTMAS is coming to Mansfield as the town prepares for the Big Switch On

CHRISTMAS is coming to Mansfield as the town prepares for the Big Switch On

The final countdown is on ahead of the biggest annual event in Mansfield’s calendar – the Big Switch On – on Sunday 15 November 2015.

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10m parcels could be undelivered this Christmas

10m parcels could be undelivered this Christmas

Over ten million parcel deliveries are set to fail this Christmas, as recipients won’t be at home to receive them claims Markus Polleichtner of specialist online delivery service Postboxed.co.uk.

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Kiveton: Radio station’s toy appeal success

Kiveton: Radio station’s toy appeal success

Poorly youngsters having to stay in hospital over the festive period, have had smiles put on their faces thanks to listeners of ayouth community radio station.

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Worksop: Pawnbrokers’ special donation for poorly children

Worksop: Pawnbrokers’ special donation for poorly children

Poorly youngsters on the Children’s Ward at Bassetlaw Hospital will have a special treat this Christmas thanks to H&T Pawnbrokers in Worksop.

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Worksop: Music set to entertain shoppers this Christmas

Worksop: Music set to entertain shoppers this Christmas

Shoppers Worksop’s Priory Shopping Centre will be entertained by the Salvation Army Brass Band on Saturday.

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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

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