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Outdoor theatre show offers a walk on the wild side

Families across Derbyshire will be able to join in with an exciting and unusual outdoor theatre adventure.
Bakewell based theatre company, Babbling Vagabonds, are set to take audiences on a really wild walk in their new outdoor production.

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The bridge works will begin on Monday July 24 and last for up to 12 weeks.

PLAN YOUR ROUTE: Major A6 bridge works set to begin in Stockport

Motorists travelling through Stockport this summer are facing months of disruption as work is undertaken on a major road bridge.
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Don't speed anywhere.

Cameras head out to 28 Derbyshire routes to catch speeding drivers

Mobile speed cameras will be in operation on the following Derbyshire roads between Monday, July 24, and Wednesday, August 16.
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The National Union of Teachers says 'more students are becoming disengaged from school'.

More children are being expelled from Derbyshire's schools, shock figures reveal

More than 4,000 children were excluded from Derbyshire schools last year, shock statistics show.
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Joe McElderry. Photo by Emma Oaks.

Joe McElderry airs new album in Derbyshire

Joe McElderry, who won The X Factor and went on to play the lead in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, is touring his new album.

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Derby Youth Theatre in rehearsals for The Blue Road.

World premiere for Derby Youth Theatre

Derby Youth Theatre will present a world premiere of The Blue Road next week.

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LETTER: Negotiations will be difficult

LETTER: Negotiations will be difficult

I’m sorry that your correspondent, Pam Jones (Advertiser, July 13), feels she was “tricked” into voting for Ruth George, but there are certain points she should take into account before wishing for, and changing her vote at an early election.
The Labour Party campaigned to remain in Europe: that was our best option. However, the majority of the population said: no, we want to leave.

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Have you been caught out by the new feature?

The new Facebook feature that’s driving users round the bend

Facebook users might have noticed a new feature.

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You're not above the law online.

How your Facebook or Twitter post could land you in serious trouble - PART 1

CONTEMPT OF COURT

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Auditions to fill mermaid and pirate roles in Peter Pan

Derby Theatre are looking for young people aged 9-16 to be in their big family-friendly production for the festive

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Bored child

Kids get bored after just 10 days of the summer holidays

Parents beware - the average child will utter their first ‘I’m bored …’ just 10 days into the summer holidays.

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LEGO can be highly valuable.

Are you sitting on a hidden LEGO fortune?

Could your kids be playing with a hidden fortune?

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Social media can be great - but also very annoying.

REVEALED: The 25 most annoying things about social media

A poll of 2,000 Brits has revealed the top 25 social media sins.

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Paddy Tipping , Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner.

COLUMN: Specialist emergency team were a sight to behold

Like most Britons, my respect and appreciation for our emergency services personnel is immense following the terrible events in London and Manchester and more recently the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

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Wessels hundred helps Notts beat Derbyshire in T20 nailbitter

A stunning century from Riki Wessels helped Notts Outlaws get their NatWest T20 Blast campaign up and running with a narrow 6-run victory over Derbyshire Falcons at Trent Bridge.

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The Natrional Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company perform in Buxton Opera House from July 25 to 29.

Best-loved operas bound for Buxton

The National Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company are returning to Buxton to present the country’s best loved operas.

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LETTER: Leopards do not change their spots

LETTER: Leopards do not change their spots

Jeremy Corbyn (& Co) are on a par with other deluded leaders (both in this age and historically) by radicalising the youth of this country by hosting mass rallies and using music festivals politically to offer ‘sweeties’ as an incentive to blindly follow. 
The main sweetener being free university tuition fees which is very noble in itself but financially unsustainable, which he well knows.
This man and his Marxist cronies do not have the best interests of this country at heart only their own selfish egos as is the case with most revolutionary politicians. 
Leopards do not change their spots, he is an agitator through and through and has repeatedly shown his true colours by his past dealings with known political disruptors.
Do not be fooled by this man (many of his own party aren’t as we have very publicly witnessed) as we all know there is no such thing as a free lunch. 
He operates in a very dictatorial manner under that false smiley front. Be aware - be very aware.

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COLUMN: Summer sports net danger for animals

COLUMN: Summer sports net danger for animals

As a summer of sport kicks off, the RSPCA has revealed more than 1,000 animals were rescued from sports and other netting last year - with a spike in the warmer months.

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Jasper in the Company of Others play at Stainsby Festival.

STAINSBY FESTIVAL: All you need to know

Will you be heading to Stainsby Festival this weekend?

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Explorers Retreat at Gulliver's Kingdom, Matlock Bath.

Family sleepover up for grabs at Gulliver’s Kingdom

How about winning your family a fantastic summer retreat sleepover at Gulliver’s Kingdom in Matlock Bath?

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