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Thousands of people attended celebrations in Leicester as the city's Diwali lights were switched on. There were dancers, fireworks and stalls for those who gathered on the Golden Mile.
See a full video of the evening's entertainment below.
Thousands turned out to see the Diwali lights being switched on in Leicester last night. Here are some of the best photos from last nighT.Read the full story ›
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Cooks from all over the country are competing in the annual Curry Chef Awards in Northampton.
The Midlands is already home to areas famed for "curry cuisine" like Belgrave Road in Leicester and the Balti Triangle in Birmingham - and for our latest Midlands Memories update, we've found a 1982 archive video about one shop offering customers an alternative Asian food to the curry - very different to the food choices back then - click the video below to see how much this area has since grown !
The annual Curry Chef awards will take place in Northampton today.
Cooks from all over the country will be competing to get their dish named as the best in Britain. The winner will be given their award at a ceremony in London next month,
The challenge sees 30 chefs from 10 different regions showcase their skills by creating a dish from a 'mystery basket' of ingredients in just 45 minutes.
Dozens of children have been making the most of the wet weather in Northamptonshire at the World Puddle Jumping Championships.Read the full story ›
Police in Nottinghamshire have told shopkeepers that they are backing any decision not to sell flour or eggs to people under 16 during Halloween.
The force has given out posters for businesses to put on show to advise their customers.
It has been done in the run up to Halloween, a time when some can take the trick or treat fun too far.
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Two West Midland areas have been named the least prosperous parts of the UK in a new report examining income and happiness.Read the full story ›