13/12
As Rock City celebrates it's 30th Anniversary, we put some questions to it's owner George Akins...
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Unless you go to the cinema to watch John Pilger's brilliant new documentary...

13/12
Renowned for its infamous ‘Turkish Pizza’ - a pitta smeared in unknown meat spread, coupled with salad and rolled up like a cigar...
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The most impressive thing is the size of the fish. Where they get them from must be a closely guarded secret, as I’ve yet to see aquatic battered creatures this huge...

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Every takeaway needs something special up its sleeve to survive in this competitive international market - Proctors has the cod bite...
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Like the student protesters, it seems Josie Long has also had a political awakening under the Con-Dem Government...

10/12
Two sisters from Nottingham do battle in the UK Open Mic Championships this weekend...
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Immediately you could tell it was going to be a performance not to miss...

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"You get the collectors, the Makina lads, the heavy metal lads, or the big lads who run a radio show from the shed at the bottom of their garden"...
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The big musical numbers from the 30s 40s and 50s films, brought to spectacular life by a full orchestra and Seth MacFarlane...

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