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Information and press releases issued by Mansfield District Council

Mansfield Museum Christmas Market 2014

19 November 2014

There will be more than 40 stalls featuring the work of local crafts people at Mansfield Museum's Christmas market.

Children to take over council for the day

18 November 2014

More than 60 school children will be running Mansfield District Council on Friday 21 November, as part of Children's Commissioner's Takeover Day.

Big Switch On lights up Mansfield

17 November 2014

Thousands of people flocked to Mansfield Town Centre yesterday (Sunday 16 November) to enjoy a day of festive fun and the spectacular Christmas lights switch on.

Mansfield officers issue 'cold callers' reminder

14 November 2014

Police are reminding people to be on their guard against unexpected callers, following recent reports of cold callers operating in the Warsop area.

Businesses vote a huge yes to Mansfield BID

14 November 2014

The team behind the Mansfield Business Improvement District are celebrating this afternoon after the BID was given a clear mandate to operate for a new five-year term.

Nottinghamshire dental patients recalled following apparent breach of infection control procedures

12 November 2014

NHS England in Nottinghamshire has been working with Public Health England to investigate apparent breaches of infection control procedures by a single dentist, who was contracted to provide NHS dental services at the former Daybrook Dental Practice, 88 Mansfield Road in Gedling, Nottinghamshire.

Raising the bar in Nottinghamshire's pubs and clubs

12 November 2014

A new accreditation scheme which will 'raise the bar' for public safety and the way the county's pubs and clubs are managed has been launched in Nottinghamshire.

Netherfield Ward By Election

10 November 2014

A by election for a district councillor has been called for the Netherfield Ward.

Mansfield is handed its Purple Flag

07 November 2014

Mansfield was presented with its official Purple Flag certificate at an awards ceremony in Kingston on Wednesday night, (November 5) marking its success in the accreditation scheme that recognises excellence in the management of town centres at night.

Remembrance events 2014

04 November 2014

A number of Remembrance events are taking place throughout Mansfield District on Remembrance Sunday (November 9) 2014.

Christmas is coming to Mansfield

04 November 2014

The full programme for The Big Switch On event on Sunday 16 November has been unveiled and is set to be a real festive treat for all the family.

Help test our new website

03 November 2014

Next month (December) Mansfield District Council is launching a new and improved website, which will allow people to access more of our services online and find information they need much more quickly.

Alvin Stardust book of condolence opens

30 October 2014

A book of condolence for Alvin Stardust opened at Mansfield Museum today.

Christmas appeal for food and warm clothes

29 October 2014

Mansfield District Council is running another Christmas appeal for food and warm clothes, following the success of last year's appeal.

Would you like to stand for Mayor or as a Mansfield District Councillor?

29 October 2014

Mansfield District Council is holding two events for anyone interested in finding out more about becoming a Mansfield District Councillor or the Executive Mayor.

Vandals target Peafield Park

28 October 2014

Vandals have caused thousands of pounds worth of damage to an avenue of lime trees in Peafield Park.

Poppy Appeal launched in Mansfield

28 October 2014

The Deputy Mayor joined veterans to launch the annual Poppy Appeal in Mansfield yesterday (27 October).

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.

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.

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.

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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