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Simple delights that made us want to stay

Picturesque Isle of Wight resort kept everyone entertained so time flew for the whole family

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A high-speed train in southern England.

HS2 ‘will destroy’ two ancient woods in north east Derbyshire

Two ancient Derbyshire woods dating back hundreds of years are set to be destroyed by the HS2 high-speed rail route, campaigners warn.

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Mystery Peak District photographer made tourism ambassador

Mystery Peak District photographer made tourism ambassador

A Foolow man dubbed ‘the Banksy of photography’ is now an official Peak District ambassador after his shots were seen around the world.

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Harbour Law won the 2016 St Leger

Chance to win tickets to popular St Leger Festival

The William Hill St Leger Festival at Doncaster Racecourse is a heady mix of top quality racing and a fantastic social scene.

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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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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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Take a trip to Wheelgate All-action theme park.

Wheelgate’s well worth another look

Wheelgate theme park may be a well-known day out for Mansfield families – but if you have not been for a while then it might be worth taking another look.

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The Star has teamed up with Sheffield FC and 26RR Fitness for a fundraising football match and fun day for The Children Hospital Charity on Sunday, July 16.

Help The Star net £1,000 at charity football match for Sheffield Children's Hospital Charity

The Star is after your help to net £1,000 for Sheffield Children's Hospital Charity with our charity football match this weekend - including a half time crossbar challenge and prizes up for grabs.

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READER OFFER: Save up to HALF PRICE on Flamingo Land family tickets

Yorkshire's Flamingo Land is a wild family fun day out and it just got better - we have an amazing reader offer to save you up to HALF PRICE on family tickets!

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The Monster Truck you'll be able to ride at the event

VIDEO: Massive monster trucks set to perform at Yorkshire Post Motor Show on Father's Day

A slew of massive monster trucks are set to perform at the Yorkshire Post Motor show next month.

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An image of the masterplan for the Gulliver's Valley resort at the former Pithouse West colliery site.

New multi-million pound Gullivers theme park set to create over 250 jobs

Up to 255 jobs will be created after the go-ahead was finally given to a multi-million pound theme park resort in the Rother Valley.

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East Midlanders are steps ahead when it comes to walking

East Midlanders are steps ahead when it comes to walking

It’s official, East Midlanders walk more than people in any other region.

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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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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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