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Information and press releases issued by Mansfield District Council

Mansfield blooms with silver success

22 September 2014

Mansfield has scooped a Silver Gilt medal in the City category of the prestigious East Midlands in Bloom ceremony held in Nottingham on Wednesday (17 September).

Meden sports hall due to reopen

19 September 2014

The sports hall at Meden Sports Centre is due to reopen on Monday 22 September for community use in the evening.

Don't miss the Mansfield job fair

16 September 2014

If you're looking for a job or change of career, then make sure you come along to the Mansfield jobs fair on Friday 19 September.

Search starts for sporting stars

15 September 2014

Mansfield District Council, in association with the Armchair Club and the Chad, is seeking nominations for the Mansfield Sports Recognition Awards 2014.

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.

Woman fined for failing to dispose of rubbish legally

10 September 2014

A Mansfield woman has been fined a total of £215.23 for failing to check that the person removing her household waste was a licensed waste carrier.

Meden Sports Centre update

09 September 2014

Mansfield District Leisure Trust and Mansfield District Council have been working hard with Meden School to source some temporary space within the School to accommodate gym equipment and provide access for the local community from Monday 15 September at 4.30pm.

Counting down to Christmas in Mansfield

02 September 2014

Excitement is already in the air following the announcement of the date for switching on the Christmas lights in Mansfield.

Family fun at Mansfield Summer Festival

01 September 2014

Over 2000 people enjoyed a free family day out at one of the four Mansfield Summer Festival events this summer.

Mansfield man hit with fine for fly tipping

01 September 2014

A Mansfield resident has been ordered to pay a fine plus costs totalling £472.68, after being found guilty of fly tipping by Mansfield Magistrates' Court.

Urgent repairs to Meden Sports Centre

29 August 2014

Mansfield District Council has begun urgent repair work to Meden Sports Centre in Warsop, after it was closed last week due to safety concerns.

Queen's Place opens its doors to new tenants

28 August 2014

Mansfield District Council's award winning, new landmark building Queen's Place has welcomed its first tenants.

Council backs Mansfield BID

28 August 2014

Mansfield District Council is backing the ongoing support of the BID (Business Improvement District) in Mansfield Town Centre.

Council teams up with ASRA Housing

27 August 2014

Mansfield District Council is joining forces with the ASRA Housing Group to manage 100 properties in Warsop and Ladybrook.

Temporary closure of Meden Sports Centre with immediate effect

22 August 2014

As a result of site investigations in order to carry out improvement works at Meden Sports Centre in Warsop, a number of urgent works relating to the fire resistance of the building have been identified.

Brownlow Road and Bould Street closures

06 August 2014

From 22 August 2014, Brownlow Road and Bould Street will be closed, as building work on the new Brownlow extra care scheme commences.

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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