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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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Carsington Water's new sculpture trail will be an added attraction for its 1million annual visitors (photo: Amy-Lee Winfield)

Plans for Carsington sculpture trail get £20,000 grant

Derbyshire Wildlife Trust has secured a grant worth more than £20,000 from the Tarmac Landfill Communities Fund.

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Built in 1780, Haarlem Mill is said to have been the inspiration behind George Elliots classic novel The Mill on the Floss.

Arts complex breathes new life into famous Wirksworth mill

Creativity, craft and industry are breathing life back into one of Wirksworth’s historic mills which reopened last weekend as an artists’ studio complex.

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A First World War memorial at Crich will be a permanent reminder of a period often recreated at museum events.

Crich museum seek visitor input on war memorial sculpture

Artists working on a new First World War memorial sculpture at the National Tramway Museum in Crich are seeking public input on the design.

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Morrissey story hits big screen at QUAD

Morrissey story hits big screen at QUAD

England Is Mine is being screened at QUAD in Derby later this month and is a treat for all fans of The Smiths in general and singer Morrissey in partocular.

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Old MacDonald had a float, ee-aye-ee-aye-o, and on that float he had  some unusual looking livestock.

Bonsall carnival week kicks off with dazzling parade

Bonsall was bouncing last Saturday as the spectacular carnival parade returned to the streets to kick off a whole week of family fun.

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Film review: Certain Women is a rewarding experience

Film review: Certain Women is a rewarding experience

Finally, Kelly Reichardt’s tremendous slow-burn drama Certain Women reaches a wider audience as it arrives on streaming services nine months after its Best Film win at London Film Festival, writes Natalie Stendall.

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Film projector. Photo by Pixabay.

QUIZ: Name these golden greats of the silver screen

Here’s a real puzzler to stimulate the brain cells of film fans.

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The Pirate Mutiny event will be making waves in Matlock Bath, August 5-6.

Pirates set sail for Matlock Bath family festival

Matlock Bath is preparing to hoist the Jolly Roger once again as the UK’s most inland pirate festival returns for a weekend of community fun.

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The week-long Bonsall Carnival kicks off on Saturday, July 29.

Bonsall carnival returns but future is under threat

Bonsall Carnival returns this weekend, filled with family fun, but organisers fear it may be the last ever event due to a controversial land dispute.

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Film image courtesy of Pixabay.

Fun quiz for film fans

Find the missing word in our movie-themed fun quiz.

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The project extended a Grade II listed Georgian church.

Matlock architects firm celebrate arts centre opening

A stunning new £6.6million arts centre designed by a Matlock architect and built by a Derbyshire firm has just opened in West Yorkshire.

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WIN Paw Patrol Live tickets

WIN Paw Patrol Live tickets

The delightful pups of hit children’s TV show PAW Patrol will be at Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena next month – and thanks to our latest competition your family could be there.

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Could you be the next Masterchef champion?

Beeb’s call for budding Masterchefs

The BBC is on the lookout for the next amateur MasterChef champion.
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The Victorian Matlock Bath rail station is back on track as a community hub.

Matlock Bath station reopens as wildlife discovery hub

A long-neglected Matlock Bath railway building is bustling with life once again after it reopened this month as a wildlife discovery centre.

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TV’s Coast presenter looks at change in landscape

TV’s Coast presenter looks at change in landscape

Nicholas Crane gave an overview of changes in our landscape since 9700BC in a way which was clear and fascinating.

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Dunkirk, cert 12A, in UK cinemas from Friday, July 21, 2017.  2017 Warner Bros. Entertainment. All rights reserved.

WIN: Dunkirk IMAX family tickets and goody bags - see One Direction star Harry Styles big screen debut

To celebrate the release of Dunkirk - in UK cinemas July 21 - Warner Bros. Pictures have teamed up with us to offer you the chance to win an IMAX family ticket and official merchandise good bags.
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How much do you remember about Eldorado?

How much do you remember about Eldorado?

It was as bad as it was good but unfortunately it didn’t grace our TV screens for long.

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La Strada

Digitally enhanced La Strada out on DVD

La Strada has been digitally enhanced and re-released more than 60 years after winning the first Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Its original success led to fame across the world for the director and lead actress Giulletta Masina.

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Kodi

Kodi reveals why customers now mistakenly think their box "no longer works"

Kodi has told customers complaining that their box "no longer works" that a number of websites have now shut down their services.
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