These 5 East Midlands pubs staying open for St Patrick’s Day 2020

Since Ireland has closed all pubs and bars in the run up to St Patrick’s Day tomorrow, we want to make sure you are aware that you can still celebrate it, here in the East Midlands. These five pubs are still happily open and will be welcoming people to the festivities: O’Neill’s Nottingham 8-9 Beastmarket […]

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As the Coronavirus pandemic takes hold in the UK, the prospect of self-isolation draws nearer. During this difficult time, many people may find themselves unable to go to work or school and be stuck at home. But do not worry, even if the shelves are empty and you have no idea what to cook, we […]

Why spending less time on social media can improve body confidence

Women with body confidence issues should spend less time on social media, according to a mental health advisor. Ariana Lewis says that research suggests that social media portrays unrealistic body goals, leading to people negatively perceiving their own bodies. And so the 21-year-old, who is a mental health advocate at the Ellern Mede clinic in […]

What are you really putting on your face?

A good skin care routine is often a girl’s best friend and their pride and joy. However, most good quality products can cost an arm and leg, so we tend to opt for the cheaper options. Brands like Simple, Clean & Clear and No7 come to mind. Although they won’t ruin your bank account, they […]

27 miles in 27 days…

University students across the country are raising money for a nationwide mental health charity in a bid to support other students struggling with their mental health. UK charity, Mind, is challenging students to run 27 miles over 27 days to raise money and awareness for the 27 per cent of students who experience mental health […]

Panic buying: Is there any toilet roll or hand sanitiser in Derby?

Coronavirus has caused many problems across the country, including panic buying. While some are waiting for the news on how many cases there are and what the government is doing to stop the spread of the virus, others are stocking up every day essentials in case they need to self-isolate. Toilet paper and hand sanitiser […]

Sailing into a Navy career

After being kicked out of school James Cross thought his dream of serving his country was over, but six years on he is making his grandad proud by following him into the Royal Navy. The 21-year-old grew up hearing stories of his grandad’s time in the Royal Marines, and was always intrigued about life in the […]

5 Netflix thriller movies to binge watch during coronavirus self isolation

With coronavirus crisis leaving us all confused and uncertain, rumour has it we all might need to isolate at some point (but hopefully we won’t have to). So if the UK does go into lockdown – or you have to self isolate – then you could watch some movies to pass the time. There are […]

Captain Kevin, king of the skies

Just 3,000ft above the East Midlands, in an all-metal aeroplane only half the size of your average bus and with just one engine keeping us in the air, Captain Kevin Arblaster says, “Shall we take a selfie?” This determination to grab hold of life and firmly show it who is boss is mixed with a […]

Nottingham College expected to open new City Hub building this autumn

Nottingham College will soon be opening its doors to a new City Hub building. The Hub, which will open this September, will be the college’s first project to launch since the merge of New College Nottingham and Central College Nottingham in 2017. Located opposite the expanding Broadmarsh Centre, the Hub is part of a £58 […]

7 Easter activities for the kids in and around Derby 2020

Easter is celebrated every year by young infants to the older generations, but what families will want to know is what kind of events will be taking place over the easter break. From afternoon tea to Easter egg hunts and face painting, there’s plenty of exciting activities for you and the family to take part […]

Warning for dog owners after increased cases of Alabama Rot

The RSPCA is warning dog owners to be cautious following a number of confirmed cases of Alabama Rot in Cannock Chase. In 2019 there were 29 reported cases in the region, however the RSPCA is sending out warnings to try and reduce this number. Cases have already been found in other regions in the UK […]

Why spending less time on social media can improve body confidence

Women with body confidence issues should spend less time on social media, according to a...

Panic buying: Is there any toilet roll or hand sanitiser in Derby?

Coronavirus has caused many problems across the country, including panic buying. While some are waiting for...

5 Netflix thriller movies to binge watch during coronavirus self isolation

With coronavirus crisis leaving us all confused and uncertain, rumour has it we all might...

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