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Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Kevin Bryan reviews some of the latest music releases.

Music
Punk aces Verbal Warning looking to make it three in a row for local talent

Punk aces Verbal Warning looking to make it three in a row for local talent

Verbal Warning are hoping to make it a glittering hat-trick for local punk bands when they play the Introducing Stage at the prestigious Great British Alternative Music Festival at Butlin’s, Skegness, in October.

Music
Peanut butter bars. Photo supplied by: thespoonandwhisk.blogspot.co.uk

Recipe: Chocolate Hazlenut and Peanut Butter Bars

You may find it funny or hard to believe that I still have chocolate left over from Christmas and now with Valentine’s adding to that, there seems to be a bit of a chocolate stash.

Whats on
Kylie announces Nottingham date on her autumn tour

Kylie announces Nottingham date on her autumn tour

Kylie Minogue, will bring her extraordinary creativity as a live performer back to the stage this autumn when she plays a UK and Ireland tour, stopping off at the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham Thursday, September 20.

Music

Recipe: Marinated oven baked chicken with roasted shallots and peppers

This recipe is perfect for a quick and simple family supper for four minutes.

Whats on
Madge, Paul and Tony Manfredi of Worksop firm Manfredi's Ices celebrate at the National Ice Cream Competition.

Worksop ice cream company scoop national industry vanilla award

The family who run a Worksop ice cream firm are feeling like flavour of the month after their vanilla recipe was declared the best in the UK.

News
KFC stores across the UK have been hit

KFC forced to close Notts stores - after running out of chicken!

Take-away lovers in Notts have been left in a flap today - after fast food giant KFC was forced to close stores across the UK when it ran out of chicken.

News
Pause for Thought

Pause for Thought

As I write this, it is the beginning of Lent.

Lifestyle
Busy year ahead for punk aces Verbal Warning

Busy year ahead for punk aces Verbal Warning

Nottinghamshire punk veteran legends Verbal Warning are in action this weekend at the Derby CAMRA Winter Beer Festival on February 23.

Music
Rocket & Salmon Putanesca. Photo by Jason Ingram.

RECIPE: Rocket and Salmon Putanesca

Here’s a tasty recipe for you to have a go at.

Arts
Glee Club live date for rising comedy star Ellie Taylor

Glee Club live date for rising comedy star Ellie Taylor

Ellie Taylor can currently be seen on your TV as one of the stars of BBC2’s The Mash Report and she is due to hit the road again with her stand-up show This Guy.

Theatre and Comedy
Nottingham Symphony Orchestra’s next concert will be out of this world

Nottingham Symphony Orchestra’s next concert will be out of this world

Nottingham Symphony Orchestra (NSO) will be performing Holst’s famous The Planets at its next concert on Saturday, March 3, celebrating the suite’s 100th anniversary.

Music
Rocket & Salmon Putanesca. Photo by Jason Ingram.

Recipe: Rocket and Salmon Putanesca

Preparation time: 5 minutes

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COMMUNITY: 7 Project

COMMUNITY: 7 Project

Pamper night with food

Lifestyle
COMMUNITY: Dukeries Theatre Group

COMMUNITY: Dukeries Theatre Group

The second play of this group’s 70th anniversary season is Alan Ayckbourn’s Intimate Exchanges, a comedy featuring school sports, sandwiches and slipping sanity. Performances are from Thursday to Saturday, February 15 to 17, at the Acorn Community Theatre, Queen Street, Worksop, commencing at 7.30pm. All tickets are £10.

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Dresses in cupboard. Photo by Pixabay.

Own up! How many impulse buys do you have stashed in the wardobe?

Women love shopping for clothes and shoes but rarely wear a lot of them.

News
It's Shrove Tuesday.

Nine things you might not know about Shrove Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday first started off as a religious festival in which Christians used up the last of their lard and fat in preparation for Lent when fasting happens.
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Pause for Thought

Pause for Thought

I am currently representing the local church and working with an amazing team of compassionate professionals including drug, probation, council, mental health and homeless outreach workers.

Lifestyle
Bach’s masterwork to be performed at Southwell Minster

Bach’s masterwork to be performed at Southwell Minster

Nottingham Harmonic Choir’s members return to concert action on Saturday, March 17 with a performance of Bach’s St Matthew Passion at Southwell Minster.

Music
Paul Thompson and Jerry Andersson: pancake, er tossers, for the day tomorrow

Sheffield Steelers: ‘Now get out and flipping win, lads’

Paul Thompson and Jerry Andersson will be cooking up a new recipe to revive spirits tomorrow.

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