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Lifestyle

Are you a dedicated follower of fashion?

We’ve all those had impulse buys - fashions that take our eye in the shops but may not suit us when we get them home.

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Elvis Presley was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986 . Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

What happened on this day in history?

Ramsey McDonald became Labour’s first prime minister on January 23, 1924.

Frisbees rolled off production lines in American in 1957.

Ray Charles, James Brown and Elvis Presley were the first artists to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986.

A House of Lords debate was televised for the first time in 1985.

Garages were legally obliged to display fuel prices by litre only, not by the gallon, from 1989.

Cricketer Graham Gooch scored his 100th 100 on tour at Cuttack, India, in 1993.

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Despair picture, courtesy of Pixabay

Having a bad day?

Ever have one of those days where you felt like the whole world was out to get you?

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Join Joseph for Guildhall gig

Join Joseph for Guildhall gig

Martyn Joseph will be visiting the Derby LIVE’s Guildhall Theatre to perform there on January 26.

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Headsticks return to Derbyshire for Belper gig

Headsticks return to Derbyshire for Belper gig

Headsticks will bring their Cold Grey English Skies tour to The Queen Head at Belper on Saturday, January 28.

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LOOKING BACK: Remember tuning in to watch these classic shows

LOOKING BACK: Remember tuning in to watch these classic shows

Apparently, they don’t make kids TV like they used to. So join with us on a trip down television memory lane and rate your favourites as we go...

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Elbow
Photo by Andrew Whitton

Forest Live gig in Notts for favourites Elbow

Elbow is the latest band to announce dates as part of Forest Live, where acts perform in spectacular woodland settings around the country as part of the summer concert series promoted by the Forestry Commission.

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Sooty’s set to get busy at the Pomegranate

Sooty’s set to get busy at the Pomegranate

Kids TV favourite Sooty is back on tour late this year and will be bringing his new fun-packed show to Chesterfield’s Pomegranate Theatre on May 27.

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Wedding bells may ring at Chatsworth this weekend

Wedding bells may ring at Chatsworth this weekend

The Chatsworth wedding team and award-winning chefs and bakers will be on hand this weekend (January 21-22) at the Chatsworth Wedding Fair.

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Derby Theatre

‘Big House’ role for Derby Theatre

Derby Theatre is ‘proud’ to be part of The Big House, a £5 million tailored support programme for the Creative and Digital Industries (CDI) sector in the region.

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Ice proves nice for 16,000 people in Derby

Ice proves nice for 16,000 people in Derby

The success of the Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Ice Rink has seen thousands flock to Derby’s Market Place over the Christmas period.

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Camelias add a splash of colour to the cold winter months

Gardening Tips: Camelias bring colour to dark winter days

If your garden is in a mild location in the UK then snowdrops, crocuses and daffodils will begin to show their heads in February.

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What are your favourite toys?

What are your favourite toys?

Everyone has their favourite toy whether it be a teddy bear, baby doll or a character from a blockbuster movie.

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Where will you be heading on your holiday this year?

POLL: Which is your favourite holiday destination?

It's Blue Monday, the day dubbed the most miserable of the year, so why not turn your thoughts to sunshine and beaches to cheer yourself up?

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Jason making fire during a course.

Survival expert brings ‘bushcraft’ to the Peak District

A survival skills expert who has worked with some of the biggest names in the industry has just set up shop in Bakewell

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DCO to perform kids’ concerts

DCO to perform kids’ concerts

Derby Concert Orchestra members will be performing two short concerts for youngsters on Sunday, January 22, from 1.30pm and 3.30pm.

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The big freeze of 1947 - snow at Edale

PICTURES: Snow, ice and floods - the brutal winter of 1947

It was one of the most brutal and harshest winters in living memory – the infamous winter of 1947.

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See top artwork at Erewash Museum

See top artwork at Erewash Museum

Visionary art by well-established and internationally recognised artists is featuring in a Timeless Imagination exhibition, which completes its run in the Lally Gallery at Ilkeston’s Erewash Museum on January 17.

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Fascinating exhibition continues at QUAD in Derby

Fascinating exhibition continues at QUAD in Derby

Check out QUAD’s current exhibition What a Loving, and Beautiful World, running until February 5.

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Dance extravaganza at Crich venue

Dance extravaganza at Crich venue

Blast From The Past will see Spiltmilk Dance perform a Live & Local show at Crich Glebe Field Centre on Saturday, January 28, starting at 7.30pm.

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