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Trust wants to hear from talented Derbyshire musicians

Talented young musicians from the across Derbyshire are being encouraged to apply for funding help from the Derby Concert Orchestra Trust Fund.

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Paul Jones and The Blues Band hit Matlock

Don’t miss this phenomenal opportunity to see Paul Jones and The Blues Band close up in an intimate venue.

Thease are believed to be the mummified legs of Queen Nefertari. Photo by Professor Joann Fletcher

Yorkshire TV stars discover Egyptian Queen Nefertari's mummified legs

These 3,000 year old mummified legs are believed to be those of Egyptian Queen Nefertari, identified by Yorkshire's own world renowned experts and TV stars Professor Joann Fletcher and  partner Dr Stephen Buckley.

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WIN! Star Wars Top Trumps Quiz bundle worth £50

Think you know everything about Star Wars? 
Well, if you’re lucky enough to win an out-of-this world Top Trumps Quiz prize bundle worth a whopping £50 in our amazing prize giveaway, you can put your knowledge to the test.

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VOTE: Your favourite Christmas song of all time

Festive decorations are on the shelves in the shops, Santa wishlists are being penned so it can mean only one thing.....Christmas is almost here. And it wouldn’t be the festive season without the accompanying songs. Whether your jam is a classic, a dash of rock or a healthy dose of cheese, everyone has their guilty pleasure. So we have put together a list of the top Christmas tracks. Grab yourself a cuppa, listen to some of these classics and vote for which is your favourite.

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What’s on in Derbyshire this weekend?

Stuck for something to do this weekend?

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Matt Goss swinging into the UK for Christmas show and YOU could meet him!

WIN: Bros superstar Matt Goss meet and greet Christmas show tickets

Christmas is about to come early for one lucky fan of Bros superstar Matt Goss - we are giving YOU and a guest the chance to meet him and see his festive show.

Muse is first headline act announced for Leeds and Reading Festivals 2017

BREAKING: Rock royalty Muse first headliner announced for Leeds and Reading Festivals 2017

Stadium rock royalty Muse have been announced as the first headliners for next year's Leeds and Reading Festivals - with Yorkshire's own While She Sleeps also on the bill.

James Holmes and Lucy Dixon are the stars of this year's Buxton Opera House panto, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

Photo credit: Adrian Heapy Photographers

Interview: Buxton panto star Lucy Dixon

Here’s your chance to find out more about Lucy Dixon, who is one of the stars of this year’s Buxton Opera House panto Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

Ignite UK, women's chorus which is based in Belper.

First concerts for Derbyshire choir

Derbyshire’s newest women’s chorus Ignite UK is to perform its first shows this weekend.

Travel rss

The Corinthia Hotel

TRAVEL: A luxury stay in the heart of London at one of the capital's finest and grandest hotels

First impressions are everything and as soon as you step into the foyer of London's Corinthia Hotel it clear that the place oozes class, elegance and sophstication.

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GUEST COLUMN: A guide to Christmas Markets, by HolidayExtras.com

A visit to a Christmas market abroad is bound to get everyone into a festive mood with the exciting atmosphere that’s created by the aroma of seasonal spices and mulled wine, alongside the sound of joyous choirs resounding in the frosty air!

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Film Review: A United Kingdom

Director Amma Asante’s A United Kingdom has awards season written all over it: an important true story, stellar cast and deep emotional connection, writes Natalie Stendall.

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Yorkshire Radio 1 stars The Sherlocks in tune with top DJ

Yorkshire indie stars The Sherlocks affirmed their Radio 1 status with a show in London with one of its top DJs.

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COLUMN: Keep your pets warm this winter

The clocks have gone back and the days are growing shorter and darker – which can mean only one thing – winter is here.

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Wildlife & Outdoors: Creatures use skills to combat cold

Whilst winter is something that much of the human population finds annoying, for our wildlife it is something to genuinely fear. For them, there’s no escape from it.

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Pennies

COLUMN: Early currency was used by the privileged

It’s the year 1066 and you are one of the less than ten per cent of the population who uses coins instead of bartering and you possess an Edward the Confessor Penny. What will it buy you?

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Hypothermia: how to spot and treat it

With temperatures dropping this week, we look at recognising and dealing with hypothermia.

Lady Manners School Bakewell

COLUMN: Students must decide which path is right for them

A few years ago the Government raised the age to which young people are required to participate in education or training to 18. Many students stay on into sixth form. However, young people have a range of options.

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