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Information and press releases issued by Mansfield District Council

First Mansfield Summer Festival is a Sizzling Success

31 July 2014

Hundreds of people enjoyed a great family day out at the first Mansfield Summer Festival on 29 July.

Mayor congratulates Ollie

30 July 2014

The Executive Mayor of Mansfield, Tony Egginton, has congratulated Ollie Hynd on his superb victory at the Commonwealth Games.

Free fun for all the family

30 July 2014

A fun family-friendly navigation challenge is taking place in two Mansfield parks during the summer holidays.

Residents get first glimpse of Brownlow Road plans

29 July 2014

Residents have been offered their first glimpse of the new housing development that is set to transform Brownlow Road in Mansfield.

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.

What do you love?

23 July 2014

What do you love about Mansfield? Maybe it's one of the many great restaurants or the evening markets organised in town. Perhaps the theatre or live entertainment in one of the pubs is what you think makes it great.

Your guide to summer fun in Mansfield - out now!

22 July 2014

Information about all free and low-cost activities planned for families throughout the school holidays is now available in the summer What's On guide.

Join the fun at the first Mansfield Summer Festival

22 July 2014

Mansfield District Council is kick-starting the holidays with the first of four Summer Festivals on Tuesday 29 July at Carr Lane Park in Warsop.

Ollie Hynd on the road to Glasgow and Eindhoven

18 July 2014

Mansfield Paralympic swimming champion Ollie Hynd MBE has started his journey for Commonwealth and European success.

Mansfield's fastest kids get off the block

18 July 2014

Pupils from primary schools across the District proved they are the fastest kids in town, when they took part in the annual Fastest Kid in Mansfield competition at Berry Hill Park.

Mansfield blooms for judges

16 July 2014

Mansfield was blooming, as judges from the East Midlands in Bloom competition were given a guided tour of the District.

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.

Queen's Place scoops major building award

14 July 2014

Mansfield's prestigious new town centre gateway building Queen's Place has won a major Local Authority Building Control (LABC) award for the East Midlands.

How can we improve Mansfield District Council's website?

14 July 2014

Later this year Mansfield District Council is launching a new and improved website, which will allow people to access more of its services online and find information more quickly and easily.

Summer Festival fun in Mansfield District

11 July 2014

This year Mansfield District Council will be hosting a series of Summer Festival events providing free entertainment for families across the District.

De-silting work starts at Carrs Nature Reserve

11 July 2014

A project to remove tonnes of silt from the Mill Pool at the Carrs Nature Reserve is underway with dredging work due to commence in mid to late August.

Mansfield park celebrates its 100th birthday with a sing-along

08 July 2014

Children from King Edward Primary School celebrated Titchfield Park's 100th birthday at an activity day organised by Maun Conservation Group.

Strike action set to affect Mansfield District Council's services

08 July 2014

Services at Mansfield District Council will be disrupted on Thursday 10 July 2014 due to strike action.

Contractor appointed for Brownlow Road Extra Care Scheme

08 July 2014

Work to build 64 extra care homes in Mansfield will start next month after a contractor was appointed for the development.

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!

New luncheon clubs launch at Oak Tree

04 July 2014

Residents of two Assist Sheltered Housing Complexes in Mansfield will be tucking into delicious meals made from fresh produce following the launch of two new luncheon clubs.

Council presented with war hero's sword

01 July 2014

The Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters Regimental Association (WFRA) has presented the Mayor of Mansfield Tony Egginton with a regimental sword that once belonged to local war hero and Mansfield councillor Lieutenant Louis Edward Flint MC.

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.

Coming to a screen near you - live demolition of the General Hospital

12 December 2013

You can now follow the demolition of the General Hospital site, thanks to a time-lapse camera system, which has been set up to track the dismantling of the building from start to finish.

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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