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Film Review: More of the same as Jurassic World franchise returns

J.A. Bayona (The Orphanage, A Monster Calls) brings an imaginative horror lens to Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, but this haphazard sequel hinges on worn-out plot devices, writes Natalie Stendall.

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Tasty treats in store at Clumber Festival Of Food and Drink

Dan Doherty and Chris Bavin (pictured) will make their debut at this year’s Festival of Food and Drink, held at Clumber Park on September 15-16.

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DVD Review: Series four of Plebs is a comic treat

DVD Review: Series four of Plebs is a comic treat

Years ago in my teens, our Latin teacher told his young charges struggling to get to grips with the classics that traffic jams were not a modern-day problem - it was the same in ancient Rome, writes Tony Spittles.

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Film review: Filmworker is a fascinating new documentary

Film review: Filmworker is a fascinating new documentary

In the opening to Tony Zierra’s new documentary, Filmworker, Leon Vitali is described as a moth that flies towards the light and burns off its wings. Director Stanley Kubrick is that light, writes Natalie Stendall.

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Are you ready for the arrival of The Monster at Nottingham venue?

The Monster dares you to let loose your inner child as the ultimate bouncy castle experience announces a full UK tour, stopping in Nottingham from July 20-22.

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Could your family take on The Chaser?

Nottinghamshire contestants wanted for The Family Chase

Nottinghamshire families are being invited to apply to appear on a family version of hit quiz show The Chase.

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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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11 of Sir Ken Dodd's best one-liners

Sir Ken Dodd, one of the last music hall entertainers has died at the age of 90, just two days after marrying his long-term partner, Anne Jones.

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All Saints' Parish Church in Babworth will hold its annual snowdrops weekend, February 10-11.

Babworth church prepares to welcome visitors for snowdrop weekend

Babworth’s historic parish church will welcome visitors from far and wide this weekend as they flock to see a spectacular snowdrop display.

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In pictures: your photos of the Super Blue Blood Moon

An extremely rare lunar event called the “super blue blood Moon” has dazzled astronomers and skywatchers around the world.

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Hayley snap-happy at the Sheffield Steelers

Sharing the bench with the 100mph pucks, flashing stick blades and dangerous skate boots below eye-level is not for the faint hearted.

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REVIEW: Award-winner Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a must-see

Part drama part crime caper, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a magnificent and eccentric blend of realism and absurdity. From Martin McDonagh, writer director of In Bruges and Seven Psychopaths, it’s already tipped for Oscar success with nine nominations at this year’s BAFTAs and four wins at the Golden Globes already in the bag.

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A WHOPPER: The Big Big Camera will be at The National Coal Mining Museum in Wakefield.

How Ian Beesley used one of the world’s biggest cameras to take intimate portraits of former miners

It was while rooting around a storage room that Ian Beesley stumbled across the inspiration for his latest project – a giant camera, 8ft long and 5ft high, one that takes four people to move and which was built to use film that isn’t made anymore.

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Worksop student Amy-Louise Knowles has launched an online crowdfunding campaign to support a short film she is producing for her final degree project at the University of Lincoln.

Shireoaks film student crowdfunding for movie to launch her career

An aspiring filmmaker from Shireoaks has launched an online crowdfunding campaign for the short movie she hopes will launch her career.

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Applications are now open for the new series of Love Island

Applications for new series of Love Island open now

Fancy spending the summer in a luxury villa in the sunshine while looking for love?
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Another trophy - another great picture

Picture perfect at Sheffield Steelers: The best ice hockey photographer in the business?

Dean Woolley is a civil servant by day - but arguably Britain’s best ice hockey photographer by night.

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TV shows that turned 20 this year

TV shows that turned 20 this year

As 2017 draws to a close we take a look back at TV shows that turned 20 this year.

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The Book of Forgotten Authors

10 books to give this Christmas

Are you struggling to find the perfect gift for the book lover in your life? Or are a book worm yourself?

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Elizabeth McKenna.

End of the road for Notts apprentice hopeful

Southwell florist Elizabeth McKenna admitted her wildest dreams came true – but it was not enough to earn her a place in The Apprentice final.

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City Centre Christmas Tree in City Square

XMAS CITY GUIDE: 21 things you must go see in Leeds this Christmas

Leeds city centre has been turned into a Winter Moments wonderland with 21 dazzling installations that have got to be seen this Christmas - thanks to LeedsBID and Welcome to Leeds.

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