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Time is running out for sports award nominations

23 October 2014

The clock is ticking for nominations for the prestigious Mansfield Sports Recognition Awards 2014.

Museum's Made in Mansfield exhibition opens

23 October 2014

A major new exhibition celebrating Mansfield's industrial past was officially opened today (Thursday 23 October) following the biggest revamp at Mansfield Museum in ten years.

Council supports Living Wage

22 October 2014

Mansfield District Council has been accredited as a Living Wage employer by the Living Wage Foundation.

Rock around the Christmas tree at Mansfield's Big Switch On

21 October 2014

The audience at this year's Big Switch On event on Sunday 16 November is in for a musical treat as two local acts make the line-up.

Free parking at Four Seasons for late night Christmas shoppers

20 October 2014

Mansfield District Council is offering free parking at the Four Seasons car park for shoppers, who wish to make the most of Thursdays' late night opening times in the run up to Christmas.

Mansfield Museum's major new exhibition to open

20 October 2014

A major new exhibition celebrating Mansfield's industrial past will be officially opened on Thursday (23 October) following the biggest revamp at Mansfield Museum in ten years.

Community Trigger

20 October 2014

The Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 comes into force on Monday 20 October. It replaces 20 powers with six powers.

Mansfield bus station wins national RICS award

17 October 2014

MANSFIELD bus station has won a prestigious national award for the contribution it has made to the people of the town since it opened last year.

Spooky fun this half-term holiday

16 October 2014

Make sure you keep your little ones busy this half-term with a range of free and low cost activities across the district.

New business at Queen's Place officially opened

14 October 2014

The latest business to move into Mansfield's prestigious Queen's Place was officially opened by the Executive Mayor on Monday.

New youth mayor takes up the reins

10 October 2014

Mansfield's new Youth Mayor for 2014/15 is Danielle Bridges (16) of Samworth Church Academy with 1,693 votes. Honor Bennett (14) of All Saints received 1,285 votes.

Meden Sports Centre update

07 October 2014

Mansfield District Council has appointed a contractor to start work on the second phase of essential repairs to Meden Sports Centre in Warsop.

More bungalows on the way for Mansfield

06 October 2014

Work has started on the first of two housing schemes, which will see 18 high quality new bungalows built in Mansfield District.

Fun navigation challenge returns for Halloween special

06 October 2014

A fun family-friendly navigation challenge returns to Mansfield parks this Halloween.

National Personal Safety Day 2014 (6 October)

06 October 2014

National Personal Safety Day, which is organised by Suzy Lamplugh Trust, is an annual event aimed at highlighting some of the simple, practical solutions that everyone can use to help avoid violence and aggression in today's society.

High streets to battle it out to be named top of the shops

03 October 2014

Towns and villages around Britain - including Mansfield - are set to battle it out after making it onto the shortlist for the Great British High Street Awards.

Mansfield can fly the purple flag

01 October 2014

Mansfield is a great place to enjoy an evening out - it's official!

You're hired - Council takes on six new apprentices

30 September 2014

Mansfield District Council has welcomed six new apprentices to its workforce.

Top speakers to attend event for aspiring business women

24 September 2014

The 'Women Who Do' programme, which offers expert help and support to women who want to develop a new business idea, will be holding an exciting networking event in October.

Take a leaf out of our book

23 September 2014

As autumn arrives and the leaves start falling, Mansfield District Council is gearing up for its busy annual leaf clearance operation.

Work underway on major housing development

23 September 2014

Work to build 64 new homes has started on Mansfield's Brownlow Road.

Meden Sports Centre repairs update

12 September 2014

Mansfield District Council has completed the first phase of works to Meden Sports Centre on schedule after it had to be closed recently for urgent repair works.

Blue-green algae warning

11 September 2014

The public is being advised to keep themselves and their pets away from a pond in Mansfield, due to the presence of blue-green algae.

Fish out of water

23 July 2014

Hundreds of fish have been removed from The Carrs Mill Pool in Warsop by electrofishing experts, approved by the Environment Agency.

Breath tests at doors of town venues

23 July 2014

A dozen late night venues in Mansfield are now able to breath test customers before allowing them entry after the introduction of a project to help keep the town's night time economy safe.

Youth Mayor candidates hit the campaign trail

15 July 2014

The race is on to find Mansfield's next Youth Mayor, as two candidates begin their campaign to win the election on Thursday 9 October 2014.

Council is first in the country to get Tenants' award

08 July 2014

Mansfield District Council has become the first local authority in the country to be awarded Tenant Scrutiny Accreditation.

Mansfield Museum to run 'Future History' week for teenagers in summer holidays

08 July 2014

After a successful trial run of the after school Future History club, 11 to 15 year olds in the Mansfield area are now invited to join Mansfield Museum for a week over the summer. And it's completely free!

Reminder of cashiers' office closure

12 June 2014

Residents are being reminded of the many ways to pay Council bills ahead of the cashiers' office at Mansfield's Civic Centre closing permanently on Friday 27 June.

Find out about working for the NHS at County Council work club

23 May 2014

(Issued by Nottinghamshire County Council) Jobseekers in Mansfield and Ashfield are to be given the chance to find out more about careers in the National Health Service (NHS) at two special events next month.

Tailored support set to revitalise Mansfield market

23 May 2014

Mansfield District Council has introduced a package of measures to help reinvigorate Mansfield market, with the aim of increasing the number and choice of stalls and improving the shopping experience for customers.

European Election results

22 May 2014

Voting for the European Parliament Election took place on Thursday 22 May 2014.

Loving Mansfield Market

02 May 2014

Mansfield Market will be celebrating the national Love Your Local Market fortnight with a range of activities and entertainment for all ages between Wednesday 14 and Wednesday 28 May.

Warning over illegal tattooists

22 April 2014

People in Mansfield are being asked to be on the look out for illegal tattooists, known as scratchers.

Final structure demolished on former General Hospital site

31 March 2014

The final structure on the former Mansfield General Hospital site came down today as a six-month project to demolish the building and remediate the 1.3 hectare site nears the end.

Join The Big Tree Plant

07 March 2014

Residents are invited to help plant trees at Maun Valley Park, Mansfield Woodhouse, as part of The Big Tree Plant.

Sign up now for our 2014/15 Garden Waste Collection Service

05 February 2014

Mansfield District Council is reminding residents that it's time to sign up for our Garden Waste Collection Service.

Demolition of the General Hospital

12 December 2013

Contractors moved onsite in November to begin the process of demolishing the General Hospital, which has remained derelict for the past 20 years.

Queen's Place a welcome boost for local construction industry

14 October 2013

Work on Mansfield's prestigious new town centre gateway building, Queen's Place, has generated nearly half a million pounds for the local construction industry, new figures show.

Dog owners warned to stay alert over mystery dog illness

12 August 2013

Leading veterinary charity, the Animal Health Trust, is warning dog owners to stay vigilant for the signs of seasonal canine illness (SCI), a mystery illness which in recent years has caused a number of dogs walked in woodlands to suddenly become ill.

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