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Saving lives on the streets of Mansfield

Posted onPosted on 20th Feb CommentsNo Comments

A mother whose son bled to death with no first aid equipment nearby has thanked a partnership for its work in delivering 70 trauma kits around the Mansfield district. Community…

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Help needed at PDSA store

Posted onPosted on 20th Feb CommentsNo Comments

Staff and volunteers at the Sherwood PDSA Charity shop are urging locals to donate their unwanted items or time to help sick and injured pets. The shop is desperate for…

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Helping children in the care system

Posted onPosted on 20th Feb CommentsNo Comments

A charity that supports young people in the care system has received a £1,000 donation from the Amazon fulfilment centre, Sutton. Become provides essential practical and emotional support as well…

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Families wanted to host Spanish students

Posted onPosted on 19th Feb CommentsNo Comments

Host families are wanted for a group of 20 Spanish teenage students visiting the Mansfield area in the first three weeks of July. They are part of a Sylvan Camps…

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Gearing up to bring lifesaving support

Posted onPosted on 19th Feb CommentsNo Comments

A charity that helps the NHS by transporting vital items such as blood bags, frozen breast milk for premature babies, patient samples, and medication has been given a major boost…

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Perpetual motion for annual RBL Poppy Appeal

Posted onPosted on 18th Feb CommentsNo Comments

Caring people joined a 40-hour marathon fundraiser in Rainworth to support the Royal British Legion — covering a remarkable 1,564.87 miles. Each year members and supporters of the Rainworth, Blidworth…

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End of an era is high note for choirs

Posted onPosted on 15th Feb CommentsNo Comments

A Mansfield group that was set up in 1989 to promote close links between its 40 namesakes all over the world has closed. To mark the end of an era,…

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Cricket club welcomes players and volunteers

Posted onPosted on 14th Feb CommentsNo Comments

New players are welcome at Farnsfield Cricket Club as it intensifies preparations for the new season. The Women’s and Girls’ section has been training throughout the winter and is currently…

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Budding designers to work with top fashion brand

Posted onPosted on 14th Feb CommentsNo Comments

Second year commercial design students at West Nottinghamshire College have kick-started a live project with a top fashion brand following a fact-finding visit to Manchester. The budding designers are going…

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Apprenticeship prize gives winner confidence

Posted onPosted on 14th Feb CommentsNo Comments

A Mansfield woman picked up a top award at a college ceremony that celebrated apprenticeships. It was the third time that West Suffolk College hosted an awards ceremony aimed at…

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Showcasing community work to mayor

Posted onPosted on 14th Feb CommentsNo Comments

The Plastek UK management team hosted a visit by Mansfield mayor Andy Abrahams and the chief executive of Mansfield District Council, Adam Hill, to its Forest Town base. The business…

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Police gifts a reward for caring teen

Posted onPosted on 13th Feb CommentsNo Comments

A Kind-hearted student was given a surprise gift by police as a thank you for her community work. Joanie Stevens is well known among her fellow students and staff at…

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Skaters scoop medals at first winter games

Posted onPosted on 13th Feb CommentsNo Comments

Two local skaters found success at Special Olympics GB’s first National Winter Games. Callum Mills, a former Portland College student who trains at the Lammas Leisure Centre, Sutton, won two…

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Funding available for good causes in Mansfield

Posted onPosted on 12th Feb CommentsNo Comments

Local groups and good causes can apply to Mansfield District Council for funding from three community funds. New funding awards are open for applications from the Mayor’s 500 Fund, Robin…

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Boxing history made at Shirebrook

Posted onPosted on 12th Feb CommentsNo Comments

History was made at Shirebrook Leisure Centre in February when Worksop fighter Eleanor Coulson became the first British and Irish Boxing Authority (BIBA) licensed female boxer to win a Big…

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70-year celebration for family firm

Posted onPosted on 12th Feb CommentsNo Comments

Family-run estate agency Gascoines is celebrating its 70th anniversary. Founded by Doug Gascoine, three generations of the family have since carried on the legacy, including one of the current partners,…

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Dementia choir spells out lifesaving protocol

Posted onPosted on 8th Feb CommentsNo Comments

Nottinghamshire Police has joined with BAFTA award-winning actress Vicky McClure's Our Dementia Choir to help save the lives of those suffering with the condition. The partnership is calling on those…

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Countdown to Mansfield’s first Light Night

Posted onPosted on 8th Feb CommentsNo Comments

There’s just a few days to go until Carr Bank Park in Mansfield will be illuminated with eye-catching and spectacular creative displays. Light Night is a four-day free event, starting…

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Awards mark radio station anniversary

Posted onPosted on 7th Feb CommentsNo Comments

Mansfield 103.2 managing director Tony Delahunty was surprised with two awards when the radio station celebrated its 25th anniversary. At the Big Birthday Bash at Forest Town Arena. mayor Andy…

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Housebuilder helping to inspire young minds

Posted onPosted on 7th Feb CommentsNo Comments

Pupils at a Warsop school were visited by a storyteller thanks to housebuilder David Wilson Homes. As part of National Storytelling Week, it arranged for Mark Fraser to spend a…

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Inspire celebrates award

Posted onPosted on 6th Feb CommentsNo Comments

A project that helps Ashfield people multiply their confidence, opportunities, and employability through a programme of courses designed to increase numeracy skills has won an award. Inspire's Multiply courses at…

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Homecoming gig for Mansfield comedian

Posted onPosted on 6th Feb CommentsNo Comments

Mansfield Museum hosts a stand-up comedy gig about reinventing yourself – and hamsters – as part of its Women’s Season to celebrate International Women’s Day and coincide with the launch…

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Sutton Library to host baby market

Posted onPosted on 5th Feb CommentsNo Comments

Sutton Library is holding its first baby market, on Thursday, 22nd February, from 10am to 2pm. The event is free and will include a presence from the Summer House Children’s…

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Exam success for 2023 cohort of council apprentices

Posted onPosted on 5th Feb CommentsNo Comments

Marking the launch of the National Apprenticeship Week yearly campaign today (5 February), three Mansfield District Council employees, Emily Mclauchlan, Anthony Houghton, and Joshua Peck, have all passed their End…

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Fountaindale receives top rights award

Posted onPosted on 4th Feb CommentsNo Comments

A special needs school has been awarded a Silver UNICEF Rights Respecting School Award (RRSA). It recognises Fountaindale School’s commitment to supporting pupils’ understanding of rights and responsibilities, both for…

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Award nomination adds up for Inspire

Posted onPosted on 1st Feb CommentsNo Comments

Inspire Culture, Learning and Libraries will attend the Discovering Ashfield Awards celebration at Kirkby Leisure Centre on Friday, where it has been nominated for its Kirkby Multiply courses. The event…

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Helping to give foster children family roots

Posted onPosted on 1st Feb CommentsNo Comments

A striking art installation has gone on display in Mansfield Library as part of an ongoing drive to encourage more people to consider becoming foster carers. The vinyl image of…

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Caring for their community

Posted onPosted on 31st Jan CommentsNo Comments

A caring Mansfield family has continued its regular litter-picking work in Mansfield. Hayley Oliver and her two sons, Lucas and Jackson, helped to clear litter at Racecourse Park, Mansfield, as…

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Learning is magic!

Posted onPosted on 30th Jan CommentsNo Comments

The mystique of close-up magic wowed trainee performer students at West Nottinghamshire College. Award-winning performer Matthew McGurk took to the Create Theatre stage as the spotlight was shone on a…

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Exploring diversity of fantasy genre

Posted onPosted on 30th Jan CommentsNo Comments

Inspired by the Fantasy: Realms of Imagination exhibition at the British Library, supported by Wayland Games, a new event at Kirkby Library explores how fantasy is flourishing across  different media…

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Chance to join Our Dementia Choir

Posted onPosted on 29th Jan CommentsNo Comments

Following the success of BBC documentaries, Vicky McClure’s Dementia Choir, which is now operating as a charity, is recruiting new members. Rehearsals are held fortnightly, mainly on Tuesdays from 10.30am, …

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Crematorium helps to raise money for hospice

Posted onPosted on 29th Jan CommentsNo Comments

A metal recycling scheme at Mansfield Crematorium raised £14,000 for the John Eastwood Hospice. Each year the crematorium donates money it receives from metal recovered from cremations where bereaved families…

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Free weekly hot meal at new project

Posted onPosted on 29th Jan CommentsNo Comments

FoodCycle is launching in Mansfield, offering a free community hot meal each week using food that otherwise might have gone to waste. It will launch on Monday, 11th March at…

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Transatlantic rowers have a whale of a time!

Posted onPosted on 28th Jan CommentsNo Comments

Transatlantic charity rowers George Nelson and Russ Davis have again enjoyed better weather conditions as they aim to row 3,500 miles across the ocean in aid of two dementia charities…

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Turning ‘trash’ into charity cash

Posted onPosted on 24th Jan CommentsNo Comments

Dedicated fundraisers Di Milner and Margaret Howlett — known as George’s Army — continued to turn ‘rubbish’ into charity money in 2023. ‘The duo, who have been raising money for…

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Students in top gear for big F1 challenge

Posted onPosted on 24th Jan CommentsNo Comments

Students from The Brunts Academy revved up for the official education challenge of F1 — becoming regional winners and earning a place in the national finals at the Magna Science…

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Bellamy regeneration scheme takes shape

Posted onPosted on 24th Jan CommentsNo Comments

The £7.7m revitalisation of an estate in Mansfield is starting to take shape following the erection of new shop parade steel structures. Mansfield District Council’s redevelopment scheme on the Bellamy…

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Helping pregnant smokers kick the habit

Posted onPosted on 24th Jan CommentsNo Comments

January is a popular time for smokers to quit but the good news for pregnant families is that they will continue to receive free support all year round, thanks to…

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Take-off for restaurant trainees!

Posted onPosted on 23rd Jan CommentsNo Comments

West Nottinghamshire College’s training kitchens and restaurant were a hive of activity as students launched into the challenges of Industry Week. From cooking-under-pressure with Army chefs using ration packs, to…

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Museum scheme will help vulnerable adults

Posted onPosted on 23rd Jan CommentsNo Comments

Mansfield Museum has been awarded £99,213 to help fund an innovative new arts on prescription scheme to help survivors of trauma, and domestic and sexual abuse improve their mental health.…

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Neonatal unit receives baby-friendly accolade

Posted onPosted on 23rd Jan CommentsNo Comments

The Neonatal unit at King’s Mill Hospital, Sutton, has been awarded Stage 2 Baby Friendly Initiative accreditation by the United Nations Children’s Fund. It recognises that staff at Sherwood Forest…

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Mansfield 103.2 to celebrate 25-year anniversary

Posted onPosted on 22nd Jan CommentsNo Comments

Mansfield's local radio station is preparing to celebrate its 25th birthday. Mansfield 103.2, one of the UK’s last remaining independent local commercial radio stations, will mark its milestone on Thursday, 1st…

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Oar Blimey rowers knocked over for second time

Posted onPosted on 20th Jan CommentsNo Comments

Unlucky transatlantic charity rowers from Mansfield suffered their second knock down of their marathon voyage when they hit rough seas again. Already struggling because unseasonal south-west winds are pushing them…

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Binch Racing is back for 2024

Posted onPosted on 19th Jan CommentsNo Comments

Mansfield-based Binch Racing has confirmed its return to the British Supersport class in 2024 with Zak Corderoy and Oliver Barr. They will line up on the grid with Yamaha Racing…

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Mansfield Fuel Bank shortlisted for award

Posted onPosted on 18th Jan CommentsNo Comments

Mansfield District Council has been shortlisted for an award after the success of a scheme that helped residents struggling with their fuel bills. Mansfield Fuel Bank involves the council working…

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Tap Factory at Mansfield Palace Theatre

Posted onPosted on 18th Jan CommentsNo Comments

Tap Factory, a blend of dance, percussion, acrobatics, and comedy, celebrates its 10th anniversary celebration with a stop-off at Mansfield Palace Theatre on Thursday, 22nd February. Eight male performers deliver…

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Plans for 114 new homes in Edwinstowe

Posted onPosted on 18th Jan CommentsNo Comments

Housebuilder Honey has acquired a 10-acre site in Edwinstowe and submitted planning to deliver a £42m, 114 new home development. The proposed site, which will be called Homes by honey at Thoresby…

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Three down, 1,200 more to go!

Posted onPosted on 17th Jan CommentsNo Comments

Primary school pupils from Bilsthorpe Flying High Academy helped plant three trees at Harron Homes’ nearby development, Bilsthorpe Chase. The trees were the first of more than 1,200 native species…

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Comedy Store returns to Palace Theatre

Posted onPosted on 17th Jan CommentsNo Comments

The Comedy Store is returning to Mansfield Palace Theatre in 2024, starting on 10th February. Described as still the greatest and most influential comedy club on the planet by Time…

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Tackling anti-social behaviour

Posted onPosted on 17th Jan CommentsNo Comments

A new team of specialist police officers has been formed to support the ongoing work to tackle anti-social behaviour across Nottinghamshire. A total of four anti-social behaviour and problem-solving officers…

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Nominate a charity to receive a share of £1m

Posted onPosted on 16th Jan CommentsNo Comments

Benefact Group’s Movement for Good Awards is back. Now in its sixth year, the awards are giving residents in Nottinghamshire the opportunity to nominate a charity of their choice to…

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World Day of Prayer service invitation

Posted onPosted on 15th Jan CommentsNo Comments

The Organising Committee of the World Day of Prayer 2024 for the Mansfield area is inviting people to join them in prayer on Friday, 1st March, at Rosemary Street Baptist…

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Celebrating young business talent

Posted onPosted on 15th Jan CommentsNo Comments

Young business talent across the East Midlands will be showcased through the Generation Next Awards as the programme launches its 2024 season. Launched at the network’s inaugural conference at the…

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Bringing smiles to vulnerable children

Posted onPosted on 15th Jan CommentsNo Comments

Vulnerable children in Mansfield and Sutton benefited from a donation of Christmas presents by employees at David Wilson Homes East Midlands. Seventeen members of staff at David Wilson Homes’ regional…

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£5,000 boost for charity

Posted onPosted on 15th Jan CommentsNo Comments

A charity is benefiting from a £5,405 grant to help provide a new range cooker and catering equipment to use in Glapwell Centre kitchen. Glapwell Guardians applied for the funding…

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Folk club hits high notes for charities

Posted onPosted on 11th Jan CommentsNo Comments

Homeless and vulnerably-housed adults who use the Beacon Centre on Wood Street, Mansfield, have benefited from Mansfield Folk Club support. The club recently made a donation of £300 to the…

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Safety first at college’s engineering centre

Posted onPosted on 11th Jan CommentsNo Comments

A mock road traffic collision scenario has been played out at West Nottinghamshire College’s Engineering Innovation Centre to highlight to students the kind of dangers that young drivers can face…

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Ducks ready to race again

Posted onPosted on 11th Jan CommentsNo Comments

Following the success of Newark Town Centre Races, Newark Half Marathon, and Newark Dragon Boat Race, two local charities are organising a new race to bring to the town -…

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50 new care jobs on way

Posted onPosted on 11th Jan CommentsNo Comments

A FAMILY-RUN company is to create up to 50 new jobs over the next 12 months to meet increasing demand for its care and support at home services. Caremark, which…

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Inspirational Sofia helps fire museum

Posted onPosted on 10th Jan CommentsNo Comments

Kind-hearted 11-year-old Sofia Leslie was inspired to fundraise for Mansfield Fire Museum after her younger brother, Samuel, enjoyed a visit there with his Cub pack. She made Christmas hats and…

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Legion thanks crafters

Posted onPosted on 9th Jan CommentsNo Comments

Neil Davidson, chair of Forest Town and Clipstone Royal British Legion, presents a certificate of appreciation to Forest Town Community Crafters, in recognition of its support of the Legion and…

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Pedal power in schools is given a double boost

Posted onPosted on 9th Jan CommentsNo Comments

Schools and other community groups have praised a programme that teaches cycling skills to children and adults. Via Bikeability has also received a donation of 36 new bicycles, worth £12,000,…

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Community theatre to be upgraded

Posted onPosted on 8th Jan CommentsNo Comments

Sutton Community Academy’s theatre is to be renovated and reconfigured to create a new multi-functional community space. Ashfield District Council secured funding to upgrade the theatre, which will be rebranded…

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Planting bulbs for Inner Wheel centenary

Posted onPosted on 8th Jan CommentsNo Comments

Sutton Inner Wheel Club members, from left Clare Stone, Lin Johnson, Joan Broughton, Sue Fensome, Carol Patterson, and president Dodo Pearce, celebrated 100 years of Inner Wheel by planting 100…

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Thousands of thanks to fundraisers

Posted onPosted on 5th Jan CommentsNo Comments

Generous Skegby couple Sharon and John Cooper took their charity fundraising since 2015 to more than £9,000 after hosting their 21st Party In The Garden for the Amazon Breast Cancer…

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Rotary says thanks for sleigh help

Posted onPosted on 4th Jan CommentsNo Comments

Mansfield Rotary president Kelvin Bowman has revealed the club’s Christmas sleigh raised more than £6,000. He said: “On behalf of Mansfield Rotary, and importantly those who benefit from our charitable…

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Mystery Mansfield man wins £1m on EuroMillions

Posted onPosted on 4th Jan CommentsNo Comments

A mystery EuroMillions HotPicks winner, from Mansfield, has become £1,000,000 richer after scooping the top prize in the EuroMillions HotPicks draw. The winner, who has asked to remain anonymous, plans…

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Author tackles climate change with new book

Posted onPosted on 4th Jan CommentsNo Comments

A Sutton woman is on a mission to make British businesses greener in a bid to combat climate change. Leadership and sustainability coach Sophie Wragg, founder of Be Your Best…

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Appeal after cricket club hit by arson

Posted onPosted on 3rd Jan CommentsNo Comments

Cricketers have launched an appeal after arsonists destroyed their pavilion and equipment. Ryan Hawley has set up a GoFundMe page after the Boxing Day blaze and vandalism at Mansfield Cricket…

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On the ball to help hospice

Posted onPosted on 3rd Jan CommentsNo Comments

Shirebrook Stags Supporters Group raised £775 at its race night for John Eastwood Hospice. A spokesperson for the Sutton hospice said: “Absolutely brilliant. Thank you to all involved and for…

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Recycle right to support NSPCC

Posted onPosted on 3rd Jan CommentsNo Comments

Nottinghamshire residents are being encouraged to kickstart the new year by recycling right for charity. For every search carried out on the Recycling Checker in January, Veolia - Nottinghamshire County…

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50-year anniversary for funeral director

Posted onPosted on 2nd Jan CommentsNo Comments

The chairman and fourth generation of funeral directors A.W. Lymn The Family Funeral Service is marking 50 years as a qualified funeral director and embalmer. Nigel Lymn Rose (above) has…

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Students support care home

Posted onPosted on 2nd Jan CommentsNo Comments

Pupils from The Garibaldi School, Forest Town - which is part of the Nova Education Trust - visited a care home ahead of the festive period to deliver some beautiful…

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Make a date for uncovering of WI fundraisers!

Posted onPosted on 2nd Jan CommentsNo Comments

All will be revealed when Mansfield amateur dramatics society Masque Productions presents the hit comedy Calendar Girls. The play, based on a hit film of the same name and telling…

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Happy New Year for transatlantic rowers Oar Blimey

Posted onPosted on 1st Jan CommentsNo Comments

Mansfield transatlantic charity rowers George Nelson and Russ Davis have made their third waypoint after resuming their bid to row unsupported across the Atlantic Ocean, from Portugal to Sint Maarten,…

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Amazon donations for community support group

Posted onPosted on 21st Dec CommentsNo Comments

The Amazon fulfilment centre in Sutton has made a donation of £2,000-worth of items to a community support group in Rainworth. Social Action Hub provides emergency food parcels and a…

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Youngsters Jingle Jogging their way to Christmas

Posted onPosted on 21st Dec CommentsNo Comments

St Mary’s Church of England Primary School in Edwinstowe has been keeping children fit while having some Christmas fun during their Jingle Jog at the village’s RSPB nature reserve. Pupils…

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Bus service switch at hospital a tonic!

Posted onPosted on 21st Dec CommentsNo Comments

Two bus stops introduced in the grounds of King’s Mill Hospital have proved to be just the ticket for patients, visitors, and staff. They mean passengers can be dropped off…

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Ace news as revamped tennis courts are launched!

Posted onPosted on 20th Dec CommentsNo Comments

Extensive refurbishment works at tennis courts in two parks have been completed. The courts at Racecourse Park, Mansfield, and Carr Lane Park, Warsop, have been transformed thanks to significant investment…

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Mansfield’s mayor enjoys college’s festive fair

Posted onPosted on 20th Dec CommentsNo Comments

A double-helping of yuletide fun, shopping and fundraising was enjoyed at West Nottinghamshire College’s Derby Road campus. A Christmas market, which was hosted by business students’ learning company, The Eventors,…

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Best-dressed Christmas windows chosen

Posted onPosted on 20th Dec CommentsNo Comments

Four Ashfield retailers are celebrating after winning Ashfield District Council’s annual best dressed window competition for 2023. Businesses across Ashfield have been enticing shoppers into town centres by decorating their…

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Severn Trent in detention!

Posted onPosted on 19th Dec CommentsNo Comments

Severn Trent is facing a ‘permanent detention’ at Samworth Church Academy, Mansfield, as the company continues its £76m flood alleviation project in the town.  The water and waste company has…

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Stress-relief for students all in hand

Posted onPosted on 19th Dec CommentsNo Comments

West Nottinghamshire College will bolster its supply of sensory aids for students who experience stress or anxiety, thanks to a donation by Mansfield Freemasons. Members of the organisation's Broxtowe Lodge…

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Toasting launch of new cafe

Posted onPosted on 18th Dec CommentsNo Comments

Trained chef and gym owner Carl Bramley has opened a new cafe in Clipstone. Brew & Brunch is at 163 Mansfield Road, premises formerly occupied by Pete’s Pantry. Clipstone resident…

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Exhibition aims to spark conversations on disability

Posted onPosted on 18th Dec CommentsNo Comments

A new art exhibition in Mansfield Museum showcases work created by internationally-acclaimed disabled artist Jason Wilsher-Mills. Jason And His Argonauts has involved the artist working with disabled communities around the…

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Wave knocks over transatlantic rowers

Posted onPosted on 16th Dec CommentsNo Comments

Mansfield transatlantic charity rowers George Nelson and Russ Davis have survived unwanted drama on their three-month, 3,500-mile bid to row unsupported across the ocean in aid of dementia charities. After…

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Festive appeal helps families

Posted onPosted on 15th Dec CommentsNo Comments

Families across Mansfield had a Christmas to remember thanks to the generosity of the public and businesses who donated to a Secret Santa Appeal. Mansfield District Council received more than…

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MP’s card design winners

Posted onPosted on 15th Dec CommentsNo Comments

Mansfield and Warsop MP Ben Bradley visited schools to deliver certificates and prizes in his Christmas card design competition. As well as selecting an overall winner and a runner-up, Ben…

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National awards for cricket club volunteers

Posted onPosted on 14th Dec CommentsNo Comments

Two members of Farnsfield Cricket Club have been recognised by the English Cricket Board County Association for their contribution to grassroots cricket. Nigel Payton, a long-time member of the club…

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Men in Sheds to welcome women

Posted onPosted on 13th Dec CommentsNo Comments

A Mansfield group that helps men have a productive retirement is opening its doors to women for the new year. Men in Sheds, Ransom Wood — based at the business…

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Stags stars put smiles on faces of sick children

Posted onPosted on 13th Dec CommentsNo Comments

Christmas came early for young patients at King’s Mill Hospital, Sutton, when players from Mansfield Town FC paid them a special festive visit. Stags’ first team squad, along with manager…

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Rotary award for football volunteer

Posted onPosted on 13th Dec CommentsNo Comments

Grassroots football volunteer Graham Hall has had his many years of service to the sport recognised by two awards. Graham, who has been involved in local football for more than…

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Reaching top gear for customer service

Posted onPosted on 12th Dec CommentsNo Comments

A Mansfield car dealership has won a top customer service award. Vertu Honda Mansfield was honoured with a Garage Star Award at The Motor Ombudsman’s National Garage Star Awards. The…

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Mansfield Sports Recognition Awards winners

Posted onPosted on 11th Dec CommentsNo Comments

At the Mansfield Sports Recognition Awards at the Civic Corner, Mansfield, accolades were handed out to the area's top individuals, teams, coaches, volunteers and clubs. Photographs were taken by Paul…

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Work starts on new home for academy

Posted onPosted on 11th Dec CommentsNo Comments

As work started on a new building at Yeoman Park Academy, Mansfield Woodhouse, principal Courtney Hoop hailed it as significant milestone in the school’s history. “I know it will have…

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Kind Emilia aiming to make sick children smile

Posted onPosted on 9th Dec CommentsNo Comments

A caring Kirkby youngster had her long ginger hair cut to support children battling cancer — emulating the kindness shown by her sister three years ago. Ten-year-old Emilia Marsh donated…

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Business help is accelerating in Mansfield district

Posted onPosted on 8th Dec CommentsNo Comments

A new package of support has been secured for Mansfield businesses. The Mansfield Accelerator project aims to help businesses improve productivity through innovation and digital technology, as well as support…

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Where to see the Mansfield Rotary sleigh

Posted onPosted on 6th Dec CommentsNo Comments

Mansfield Rotary’s Christmas sleigh is returning to the streets of Mansfield and Mansfield Woodhouse, collecting money for charity and spreading festive cheer in December. Rotarians said all monies collected would…

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Shining bright for Road Safety Week

Posted onPosted on 6th Dec CommentsNo Comments

Pupils at Heathlands Primary received a donation of hi-vis kit bags from David Wilson Homes to help keep them safe on the way to and from the Rainworth school. The…

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Wear ‘beer goggles’ at drink-drive roadshows

Posted onPosted on 6th Dec CommentsNo Comments

As part of Nottinghamshire Police's December 2023 drink/drug drive campaign, which aims to reduce road accidents caused by  drink driving, there will be roadshows in Mansfield Market Place. The roadshows…

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Backing a charity winner

Posted onPosted on 6th Dec CommentsNo Comments

The Amazon Breast Cancer Support Group charity was on to a winner for its fundraising to help patients at King’s Mill Hospital, Sutton. Its Hunters Race Night, the first since…

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Lighting up Christmas for sick babies

Posted onPosted on 6th Dec CommentsNo Comments

Determined fundraisers Cory Marsh and his fiancee, Deborah James, have created a festive garden at their Big Barn Lane home in Mansfield for a fourth year to raise money for…

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National award success for student plasterer

Posted onPosted on 5th Dec CommentsNo Comments

A Kirkby woman, who decided to enrol on a one-year college plastering course after buying a house, has received a national award. Caroline Moor, 39, studied the Intermediate Certificate in…

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