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Book affordable luxury at Nottingham’s new Roomzzz Aparthotel

When searching for accommodation for a city break, most people look for something that's comfortable with good facilities, is in a good location and is affordable. You rarely want to spend…

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Things to do around Sherwood Forest this Bank Holiday weekend

In today's guest blog, Debbie Hibbert from the Rufford Tourist Information Centre tells us what's on in and around Sherwood Forest this bank holiday.  This weekend, there are plenty of…

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Half term skating is here and there is a family pass up for grabs

Half-term is on its way and we can't promise you good weather but we can guarantee an exciting programme of events at the National Ice Centre in Nottingham. Some of the…

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Four Hollywood studios plan new Robin Hood films

It's the news legions of Robin Hood fans around the world have been waiting for . . . no less than four major Hollywood studios have announced that they are planning…...

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    Things to do this bank holiday weekend, 22nd – 25th May 2015

    It’s a bumper bank holiday weekend this week, so we’re bringing you even more things to do around Nottinghamshire! Keeping the kids occupied can be tough, but many of Nottinghamshire’s attractions have got the weekend covered to make sure there’s plenty to do for the whole family on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Visit our Twitter and Facebook pages to discover more about what’s on throughout the week.

    The Great Food & Drink Festival at Nottingham Castle

    Nottingham Castle – venue for the Great Food and Drink Festival this weekend.

    Brand new event for 2015, this festival will deliver top notch food and drink to Nottingham Castle along with demonstrations from

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    Ye Olde Bell hosts MasterChef Challenge for budding chefs

    Talented young people from around north Nottinghamshire were given the chance to experience the drama of a professional kitchen during the finals of the Schools MasterChef Challenge, organised by Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant at Barnby Moor.

    The three finalists, Jared Storey from the Elizabethan Academy, Valentina Sema Giraldo from Retford Oaks and Sophie Grant from Tuxford Academy, were competing for the chance to spend a day working in the kitchen alongside restaurant and bistro head chef Richard Allen. The students had already battled it out in the semi-finals to become winners of their respective schools.

    As part of the challenge, Jared, Valentina and Sophie were asked to produce a two-course using fresh ingredients costing £10 or less

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    Get set for the Great Food & Drink Festival

    The countdown is on to the first ever Great Food and Drink Festival at Nottingham Castle, which kicks off next week on 23rd-25th May, Nottingham Castle. With over 100 food, drink and crafts stands and an abundance of activities, there is sure to be something for everyone at the event; from hot food and drink to real ale bars, beer and wine tasting, kid’s cookery classes, outdoor entertainment and live music, what’s not to like?

    Simon Rimmer

    The Great Food and Drink Festival is a celebration of the fantastic produce in the county, and prides itself on getting the best local produce from around Nottinghamshire for all to try. Stroll around the

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Newark launches the Civil War Trail App in style

This week, Newark has been at the centre of the media spotlight. However, for this market town nestled in the rural east of Nottinghamshire, this is only the beginning of the attention that it is about to receive. With the impending opening of the National Civil War Centre on May 3rd, Newark rolled out the…

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Fun and Games at the National Videogame Arcade

I’m the first to admit that my knowledge of gaming is limited to playing the BBC game Chuckie Egg and good old Pacman in the ‘80s as a child and more recently playing games on the Playstation (very badly) with my two boys. So I was a little worried that our recent visit to the…