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RESCUE ME: Could you give Smudge the cat a home?

This elegant lady is Smudge, a 14-year-old feline who is ageing beautifully… but with a twist!

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Slimming World has re-categorised some foods for its diet plan

Slimming World reveal the 'free' foods that are now actually 'syns'

Slimming World has made major changes to its diet plan with some popular ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns

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O Crumb, All Ye Faithful: Baker makes nativity cake masterpiece to help school

A Youlgrave baker has given an early Christmas gift to the village school after creating a jaw-dropping nativity scene in cake form to fundraise for playground refurbishments.

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CITY FOCUS: Nottingham is jam-packed and perfect for a festive visit

CITY FOCUS: Nottingham is jam-packed and perfect for a festive visit

If you like the hustle and bustle of a modern city in the run-up to Christmas, but with all the attractions within walking distance of each other, then Nottingham is right up your street.

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A loco on the line at Midland Railway - Butterley

FESTIVE REVIEW: all aboard the Santa Special trains at Midland Railway

Santa Claus is on his way......but wait, how can the children make sure the man in red knows what your kids would like on the big day?

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Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Record Review with Kevin Bryan

It’s Record Review time again with Kevin Bryan.

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RESCUE ME: can you give Roxy a home for Christmas?

RESCUE ME: can you give Roxy a home for Christmas?

We are relaunching our regular feature, Rescue Me, and this week, in conjunction with the RSPCA, we are appealing to help find a home for seven-year-old staffy Roxy in time for Christmas.

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REVEALED: Video and more photos of the lost villages ‘drowned’ beneath Ladybower Reservoir

They were lost to the world nearly 75 years ago - but here’s another glimpse of the villages drowned and sitting at the bottom of Ladybower Reservoir.

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Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Here is Kevin Bryan’s latest Record Review, looking at some of the new music releases

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COLUMN: Discover the best of the UK’s nature

Now that the leaves have turned, the temperature has dropped and much-loved programmes such as Autumnwatch and Blue Planet II have returned to our screens - the nation’s love for wildlife has been rekindled and there has never been a better time to get out 
and explore nature at its very 
best.

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Youngsters can meet Santa at Drayton Manor's Magical Christmas. Picture: Jon Ball

Magical countdown to Christmas at Drayton Manor

Taking your child to see Father Christmas is an essential part of the festive season for most parents.

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Les Bradd dives head-long to score one of his record tally of 136 League and Cup goals for Notts County.

Buxton-born footballing star returning to his roots to promote new autobiography

Les Bradd, the first Buxton-born footballer of the post-war era to make the grade in the professional game, is returning to his roots next week.

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Brass and voices in close harmony at Bakewell concert

Brass and voices in close harmony at Bakewell concert

Bakewell Silver Band and Inspirations Theatre Company are joining forces for a Christmas Concert in Bakewell.

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The Peak District scenery makes for some stunning Instagram photos.

Seven of the most popular Derbyshire location hashtags on Instagram

It's no surprise that Derbyshire is a popular county when it comes to location photos on Instagram.

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What you can get for 1 million varies depending on where you live in the world.

What does £1 million get you around the world?

We've all dreamt of becoming a millionaire but exactly what you could do with that much money varies greatly depending on where you live.

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Dining out review: The Old Black Swan, Crich

Dining out review: The Old Black Swan, Crich

A glorious autumn afternoon in rural Derbyshire - what better time to treat yourself to a late lunch?

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HOROSCOPES: Your weekly stars with Russell Grant

HOROSCOPES: Your weekly stars with Russell Grant

Here’s your weekly horoscopes...

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The Wheatsheaf in Bakewell

FOOD REVIEW: The Wheatsheaf, Bakewell

When you think of Bakewell, you can’t help but conjure up images of the world famous pudding.

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Video: How to make Hallowe’en pumpkin lanterns in 5 steps

Every Hallowe’en, pumpkin lanterns can be seen up and down the land, adorning doorsteps and peeking out of windows.

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COLUMN: Hit the road for a break with a difference

COLUMN: Hit the road for a break with a difference

Whenever driving holidays come up in conversation, it’s always the world-famous road trips such as Route 66 in the U.S. and Australia’s Great Ocean Road that spring to mind.

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