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Half term and Hallowe’en fun at Warwick Castle

Prepare to be scared this half-term at The Haunted Castle, returning to Warwick Castle from the 22-31 October, with six all-new thrills and spine chills.

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Connor, Aimee and Thomas Draper show off the clay animals they created during at the event.

PICTURES: Fun for family along Chesterfield Canal banks

There was fun for all the family along the banks of Chesterfield Canal.

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SAVE OUR SAUNA! -- that's the message from 93-year-old D- Day landings veteran Bill Rogers.

D-Day veteran leads fury over closure of sauna at Dronfield Sports Centre

Protesters, including a 93-year-old D-Day veteran, are getting all steamed up about plans to axe a sauna as part of a facelift for Dronfield Sports Centre.

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SET FAIR FOR CHATSWORTH -- 'Great British Bake Off' stars Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry. (PHOTO BY: Mark Bourdillon/BBC/PA Wire)

‘Great British Bake Off’ stars Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood on Chatsworth Country Fair menu

Fresh from launching their new TV series, ‘Great British Bake Off’ judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood are two of the star attractions at Chatsworth Country Fair next week.

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ON THEIR BIKES -- a cycling event at a previous Chatsworth Road Festival.

Roll up for the annual Chatsworth Road Festival of fun

Attractions to suit all tastes and all ages is promised at Chesterfield’s annual Chatsworth Road Festival, which is fast approaching.

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The daftest passwords of 2015 revealed

According to Splash Data, these were the 25 most popular passwords in 2015 - and it looks like people were really unimaginative at picking their important security codes...

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VIDEO and 360 PHOTOS: Vulcan bomber is star of charity masked ball

Yorkshire's iconic Vulcan bomber proved as big a hit on the ground as it did in the air - as the backdrop for a charity ball.

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Dan Smith head chef at the Peacock Hotel plates up the starter on his special foraging menu, poached pheasant egg with wild garlic, asparagus, morels and hazelnut

Get a taste for the countryside with foraging days

A Peak District restaurant and hotel better known for fine dining and fly-fishing is offering customers the chance to get to know the surrounding countryside better - by tasting it.

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Chestefield office worker turned explorer, Corey Lavender.

Chesterfield office worker turns explorer for long-distance challenge

A Chesterfield office worker is ditching the daily grind and heading off on a five hundred mile trek across Northern Spain.

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Chesterfield Canal scene up from Tapton Lock

Nine things to do in Derbyshire this Easter for under a tenner

The Easter family day out is an essential part of the long bank holiday weekend.

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YOUR PHOTOS: The best views in Derbyshire

This morning, we asked you to send us photographs of your favourite Derbyshire view and you responded by the dozen via email and on our Facebook sites.

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Monsal Head by Villager Jim.

What are the best views in Derbyshire?

We all know that Derbyshire is blessed with some of the finest scenery in the country and the weekend’s sunny spring weather was showing it off at its very best.

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Christmas pudding is tradtionally stirred from east to west.

THE GRINCH’S CHRISTMAS CALENDAR: A flaming disaster of a dessert

To mark the countdown to Christmas, every day we will be opening our alternative advent calendar - what annoys us most about the ‘most wonderful time of the year’.

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Fright night: Beware the naked flames in Halloween lanterns'Credit: Richman 21 / Shutterstock

Don’t let Hallowe'en be more frightening than it should be: Top 10 costume safety tips

Halloween is fast approaching and it can be a genuinely scary time for parents as highlighted last year when TV presenter Claudia Winkleman’s daughter was badly burned.

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Continental songs for your sweetheart at Spring Bank Arts Centre, New Mills

Add a little continental romance to your life by treating your partner to a Valentine’s night of song.

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Chatsworth House head housekeeper Christine Robinson in the painted hall ' Story Catherine Scott    Picture by Chris Lawton'9th March 2012

Chatsworth’s head housekeeper shares her tale

Discover what it’s like to look after Chatsworth stately home when its head housekeeper gives a talk.

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Wild Side: A modern death ray?

Wild Side: A modern death ray?

Clean energy sources and wildlife would seem partnerships made in heaven, but sadly, not so.

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VIDEO: Meerkat babies arrive at Wildlife Park

Simples!

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Pair of new arrivals at Twycross Zoo

Twycross Zoo has announced the birth of two baby Emperor Tamarins, adding to the World Primate Centre’s impressive collection of animals.

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