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Griddled British asparagus with feta and beetroot dressing

Bright pink beetroot dressing and fresh green asparagus not only look beautiful together but taste amazing with creamy feta and zingy mint.

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Pause for Thought

Pause for Thought

One of the great privileges I have as a minister is going to take assemblies at the local primary schools within the parish of St Johns.

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DVD REVIEW: BBC daytime drama 800 Words proves a hit with viewers

DVD REVIEW: BBC daytime drama 800 Words proves a hit with viewers

Enjoyable crime capers such as Father Brown and Shakespeare & Hathaway got low-key screenings on afternoon TV when both deserved to be in the evening schedules, writes Tony Spittles.

Arts
Star performer Durrant to perform charity concert in Edwinstowe next month

Star performer Durrant to perform charity concert in Edwinstowe next month

Maverick musician and composer Richard Durrant will be giving a charity concert for Sherwood Forest as part of his Stringhenge tour of Britain, performing in the church where Robin Hood and Maid Marian are said to have been married – St Mary’s, Edwinstowe.

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Bolan musical starts UK tour at Nottingham venue

Bolan musical starts UK tour at Nottingham venue

The hit musical inspired by the life of rock legend Marc Bolan, 20th Century Boy, returns to the stage on a UK-wide tour.

Theatre and Comedy
Highly-rated duo to perform concert in Letwell

Highly-rated duo to perform concert in Letwell

They’ve toured with major names including Deacon Blue, James Blunt and Smokey Robinson: now the much acclaimed Zervas and Pepper are heading for an acoustic gig at an intimate local venue.

Music
Nottinghamshire is facing an obesity crisis.

Notts takeaways to be urged to offer healthy options in obesity crackdown

Takeaway operators in Nottinghamshire will be encouraged to offer more healthy food and drink to their customers as part of a crackdown on obesity in the county.

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REVIEW: Blackpool - something for everyone, come rain or shine!

For this single mum and teenage daughter, the opportunity to spend some quality time together is few and far between, so when we were offered the chance of a weekend break to Blackpool we jumped at it, and it was non-stop laughter and fun from start to finish.

Lifestyle
The Black Swan, Helmsley

Enjoy a short break in North Yorkshire

If you are looking for an alternative place to visit in Yorkshire from the usual of York or Harrogate then why not try Helmsley.

News
Dance in the spotlight at latest RCH Drivetime concert

Dance in the spotlight at latest RCH Drivetime concert

The Drivetime Concert: Strictly Halle is coming to the Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, on Thursday, June 28, at 6pm.

Music
Little Mix tribute show is coming to Retford soon

Little Mix tribute show is coming to Retford soon

The Little Mix Experience is performing a tribute show at the Majestic Theatre in Retford on Saturday, May 27, starting at 6pm.

Music
Epic choral work to be performed this weekend at the Minster

Epic choral work to be performed this weekend at the Minster

Nottingham Symphony Orchestra, Bingham and District Choral Society and Mansfield Choral Society will combine forces for a performance of Verdi’s Requiem.

Music
Tomato, Basil and Puff Pastry Tart. 'Credit : thetomatostall.co.uk

Recipe: Tomato, Mozzarella & Basil Puff Pastry Tart

Here’s a tasty dish bursting with Mediterranean flavours which will feed four people.

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Pause for Thought

Pause for Thought

Soon you will see posters and media adverts for Christian Aid Week 2018, one of the most enduring ways that Christians support communities overseas.

Lifestyle
Mackerel with Herby Tomato and Shallots Salsa on Toast

Mackerel with Herby Tomato and Shallots Salsa on Toast

If there was one thing weekends were made for, it’s brunch. This relaxed meal can be as early or late as you want it, meaning you get a lie in and the chance to indulge.

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Chris Margrave, head gardener at Clumber Park

Clumber Gardener: Experts will help you chose the best plants for the summer

The changeable spring weather has really put our gardens to the test and it is interesting to note which varieties have fared best given the combination of bitterly cold winds, snowfall and heavy rains interspersed with mild, sunny spells.

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Pause for Thought

Pause for Thought

This week we lost an inspirational leader, friend and mentor in Pete Hardy. 
We know Pete personally touched the lives of hundreds of people in Worksop and beyond and his legacy will continue in others. 
He was truly one of a kind and will be missed by everyone. 

Poplars Church, Worksop.

Lifestyle
Loaded sweet potato with celery, radish and ricotta. Photo by Jason Ingram.

Recipe: Sweet potato topped with ricotta, celery and radish

A baked sweet potato provides a source of slow release energy.

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Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Record Review with Kevin Bryan

It’s time for Kevin Bryan’s latest Record Review feature.

Music
Alison Swan Parente, left, with Top of the Shop presenter Tom Kerridge and fellow food judge Nisha Katona.

Welbeck food school founder turns television judge in new BBC series

The founder of the Welbeck Estate’s School of Artisan Food made her television debut this week, in a search for the UK’s finest produce.

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