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The history of the ‘Jammie Dodger’ biscuit

Although this story is not connected to Nottinghamshire, it was told by the writer on BBC Radio Nottingham, on the Frances Finn show, on Sunday 11th February 2018. This is a story told to [...]

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St George and Brexit

Would St George have been a Brexit ‘remoaner’? Nottingham boasts one of the biggest St George’s Day celebrations in England, with knights in armour, Robin Hood and civic dignitaries joining in the festivities. [...]

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HONORARY FREEMAN of the City of Nottingham

HONORARY FREEMAN of the City of Nottingham On Thursday, 16th October 2014, the Nottingham boxer Carl Froch was awarded the title ‘Honorary Freeman of Nottingham’. Dr. David Cross was asked by Notts TV to do [...]

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Leave Cloughie alone!

Leave Cloughie where he is! For those of you who missed me on BBC Radio Nottingham on 24th Feb2017, I am a strong supporter of leaving the Brian Clough Statue where it is, [...]

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Tropical Scents in a Nottinghamshire Winter

Where near Nottingham can you smell wonderful tropical scents, outdoors, even on a dull winters day? In Newstead Abbey’s Winter Garden, where the Mahonia comes into flower in December, and will scent the [...]

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