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Potted Gardener: Hardy vegetables to give you a winter harvest

You may have picked your last tomato, but that’s not the end of the season for growing vegetables in pots.

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Castleton visitor centre opens after £330,000 revamp

Castleton visitor centre opens after £330,000 revamp

Castleton’s new-look visitor centre has officially reopened following a £330,000 refurbishment by the Peak District National Park Authority.

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Nando's is giving away free chicken on A-Level results day

Nando's is giving away FREE chicken to all A-level students

Restaurant chain Nando's is giving away free chicken to A-level students across the East Midlands this week.

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From left: Peak District National Park Authority chief executive Sarah Fowler, Countryfile's John Craven, Lord Lieutenant William Tucker and authority chair Lesley Roberts opened the revamped Castleton Visitor Centre.

Castleton visitor centre opens after £330,000 revamp

Castleton’s new-look visitor centre has officially reopened following a £330,000 refurbishment by the Peak District National Park Authority.

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Two Way Lamb at the White Bear, Stretton.

Dining Out: The White Bear, Stretton, near Alfreton

When your tummy is growling with hunger, there’s no better place to tame that inner beast than this delightful gastro pub.
If you’re looking to unwind after a stressful week at work or seeking the perfect place for a romantic meal, The White Bear ticks all the boxes.

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Spring Onion and Celery Loaded Potato Skins.

What’s for dinner?

Spring Onion and Celery Loaded Potato Skins

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Andrew Tristem, author of the Incidental Murderer. Picture Credit: �Richard Pereira Photography.

BOOK REVIEW: The Incidental Murderer by Andrew Tristem

Most people have flirted with the idea of breaking the rules to get what they want at some point in their lives.

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Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Here is Kevin Bryan, back with his latest set of record reviews.

Music
Farmers’ union urge caution for walking near cows

Farmers’ union urge caution for walking near cows

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) has reminded walkers to exercise caution around cows after a Wirksworth woman was injured by a herd.

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Lightyear ready to hit the road again

Lightyear ready to hit the road again

Lightyear are back for a 20th anniversary comeback tour later this year, starting on home turf in Derby with two gigs at The Hairy Dog.

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Expectations are high at Derby Theatre

Expectations are high at Derby Theatre

A Derby Theatre production of Great Expectations by Charles Dickens can be seen from September 29-October 21.

Theatre and Comedy
Kids’ auditions to be held for Derby Arena panto

Kids’ auditions to be held for Derby Arena panto

Calling all talented young dancers in the area.

Theatre and Comedy
Bumper line-up confirmed for Derby Folk Festival

Bumper line-up confirmed for Derby Folk Festival

The 11th Derby Folk Festival takes place from October 6-8 and is jointly produced by Derby City Council’s Derby LIVE and Derbyshire-based PR Promotions.

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Matlock Forum Club chairman Frank Beesley (right) presented the long-service award to Todd Dakin.

Social club award for lifelong community servant

A Matlock social club has presented a special award to a founding member and long-time community servant to mark his retirement.

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Generic fitness photo, couresy of Pixabay.

Post your workout on social media

Do you use social media while working up a sweat in the gym?

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Darley Park Concert returns for 2017

Darley Park Concert returns for 2017

The Hannells Darley Park Concert returns to the Darley Abbey venue with this year’s eagerly-awaited event taking place on Sunday, September 3.

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QUICK QUIZ: The week in questions...

QUICK QUIZ: The week in questions...

Did you hear the latest Y Not Festival gossip or what superstar Leonardo DiCaprio has been up to this week?

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Walker completes 1,100 mile journey for care charity

Walker completes 1,100 mile journey for care charity

Bakewell resident Kevin Pritchard has raised £3,771 for the end of life care charity Helen’s Trust after walking 1,100 miles from John O’Groats to Land’s End.

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Council open new multi-use games area at Matlock park

Council open new multi-use games area at Matlock park

Derbyshire Dales District Council has celebrated the opening of a new multi-use games area in one of Matlock’s best loved parks.

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Are you brave enough to take on the Big 6 Challenge at Alton Towers? Photo - Alton Towers.

Want to get into Alton Towers for free? You'll need a strong stomach....

Ever fancied a free day out at Alton Towers? Well here's how - but only if you're brave enough!
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