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Miranda Seymour on Lord Byron, Ada Lovelace and Life at Newstead Abbey - LeftLion

Newstead was rented out in 1803 – the only alternative to selling the place – to a young Lord Grey de Ruthyn, while Byron's mother went to live in nearby Southwell, at Burgage Manor. Byron had a difficult relationship with his emotional mother. He may ... Read More...

60 top sights and landmarks in the East Midlands according to TripAdvisor: How many can you tick off the list? - Leicester Mercury

Foxton Locks is among Leicestershire's many beautiful attractions. The 10 canal locks consist of two "staircases" each of five locks, located on the Leicester line of the Grand Union Canal. These include the National Trust property Stoneywell, which is ... Read More...

How to claim 2 for 1 tickets for the Nottingham Post Race Day at Southwell Racecourse - Nottingham Post

Fun at Southwell Racecourse. After the main racing itself has finished, there will be pony racing taking place as part of the Charles Owen Pony Racing Series, a collection of races run on racecourses throughout the year and a breeding ground for such ... Read More...

Thousands flock to Southwell Racecourse - Newark Advertiser

First prize was awarded to Charmaine Lambert, from Mansfield, second place to Lucy Davies, from Southwell, and third place to Laura Heron, from Leicestershire. Advertiser Ladies Day at Southwell Racecourse. As for the racing itself, the well-backed ... Read More...

Who is Elizabeth McKenna? All you need to know about The Apprentice 2017 and rumoured Celebrity Big Brother ... - Nottingham Post

She's lived in the UK since 1991, moving to Loughborough when she was 14 years old. "My mum is from Leicestershire and she was a £10 pom," says Elizabeth. Her mum also had a little cry when she saw her daughter on the front page of the Post last week ...and more » Read More...

'Mad florist' who launched first business in Shepshed to star on The Apprentice - Leicester Mercury

... mother comes from Leicestershire. In a Twitter post she said: “Super excited [about being on the show]. As much a Loughborough girl as Nottingham.” Her website added: "You may recognise me from the BBC Apprentice 2017, I am a candidate this year, I ... Read More...

School pupil, 17, dies after A52 crash - Newark Advertiser

Having attained a strong set of GCSE results in 2016 he was on course to do well in his A level examinations in the summer of 2018. “To die aged 17 is an enormous tragedy, particularly when that young life is filled with such amazing potential.” As a ...and more » Read More...

Can you help police find Leicestershire burglary suspect? - Leicester Mercury

... Nottinghamshire on January 27; Ilkeston, Derbyshire on February 10; Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire on March 29; South Normanton, Derbyshire on April 6; Southwell, Nottinghamshire on April 13; Loughborough, Leicestershire on April 15; Wrangle, Boston ... Read More...

Elizabeth McKenna planning viewing party - Newark Advertiser

Elizabeth, who lives in a village near Southwell, said she believed she had what it took to be Lord Sugar's business partner because she could strike a good deal, work hard, was competitive and had a good sense of humour. “I loved the experience for ...and more » Read More...

Gate to Southwell Festival Line Up 2017 - Folk Radio UK (blog)

Bringing drama and colour to both the festival and the streets of Southwell, in procession along King Street on Saturday morning, there'll be a host of dance sides including Slubbing Billy's from Huddersfield, Thrales Rapper from London, Micklebarrow ... Read More...

Much-loved landlord dies at age of 89 - Newark Advertiser

“His grandchildren also visited him and he would then send them pictures of what he was up to. “My dad would also always paint his own greetings cards for people, with things that were personal to who he was sending them to.” Born in Nottingham, Mr ... Read More...

The Apprentice candidate that had her first business in Shepshed - LoughboroughEcho.net

Elizabeth who runs Flowers By Susan, with premises in Portland Road, West Bridgford, and in King Street, Southwell, will join 17 other entrepreneurs competing to win a £250,000 investment for their company, and the chance to have Lord Alan Sugar as ... Read More...

How city's parish church became the cathedral - Leicester Mercury

For five years prior to that, it was a Collegiate Church or Pro-Cathedral, but Leicester was still part of the Diocese of Peterborough and our cathedral church was over 40 miles east of the town centre. Happily, today, it's just a stone's throw from ... Read More...

Driver killed teenage moped rider while using mobile phone to track down cheating wife - Telegraph.co.uk

A driver who killed a teenage moped rider after he was distracted by using his mobile phone to track down his cheating wife was jailed for four and half years. Jealous Kenneth Wallace, 53, was continuously looking down at a tracking App which he had ...and more » Read More...

6 things to do in the East Midlands this Bank Holiday weekend - The Business Desk

The Great Food and Drink Festival returns to Newstead Abbey this weekend. This year's event is the 'Big Bake', which is aiming to inspire everyone to get baking. As well as a wide range of food and drink stalls to enjoy, there will also be live music ... Read More...