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04 Jun 2014

Wear a little heart

Wear a little Heart To promote FFEH, shops/stores will be displaying marketing material featuring images from the TV advert, selling our Little Heart badges. This integration will make the campaign instantly recognisable within our windows and will encourage support from your local community! This June, we want our shops to raise more vital funds for our campaign than ever before! Year on year, our Little Hearts campaign has grown bigger and better! Last year, we raised £520,000 by selling Little Hearts, running sweepstakes and organising street collections. We’re aiming for this year to be our best yet... ...

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03 Jun 2014

Mansfield gets into the Swing of Things!

Hundreds of people have attended a series of events in Mansfield town centre, organised by Mansfield BID. Dancers took to the dancefloor on Friday for the Back to the Swing of Things event with dance demonstrations and guests had been invited to go dressed in vintage clothing. Prior to the dance spectacular a vintage clothes market was held in a giant marquee that had been specially erected for the events. One of the star attractions was the Spitfire aircraft, with visitors able to sit in the cockpit and learn a bit more about what it was like to have been ...

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22 Apr 2014

Key Personnel launches new website

Key Personnel is excited to announce the launch of our NEW website which goes live today.  It has been designed with a fresh new look and user-friendly navigation, feel free to Take a Peek!   Our updated pages contain information on the sectors that we specialise in, contact details for your local Recruitment Consultant and how we are committed to providing the highest service standards with our rigorous candidate pre-screening programme.   It also offers a quick and easy way for you to register a vacancy with us with our new vacancy registration form.   Sherrine Swallow, Director of ...

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17 Apr 2014

Fun! Fun! Fun!

Great fun was had by all at the first of the 2 Mad Hatter's Tea Parties at Beales Dept. Store on Stockwell Gate last Friday. Tomorrow is the second tea party held on the top floor restaurant at Beales. Gavin, store manager says " the children had a good time and it was a great family atmosphere, we plan to have a number of these events throughout the year. We also offer space which we will provide for free to groups if anyone would like to contact me, or pop into the store. We will be very pleased to welcome ...

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15 Apr 2014


Mansfield locations including the CCTV control room, White Lion Yard, the new £9m bus station/transport hub and Titchfield Park where a bowling match was in progress were among those visited this weekend by Purple Flag assessors. Purple Flag is an accreditation scheme that recognises excellence in the management of town centres at night and an application for it was submitted by Mansfield in January.   Having had the initial application approved by the Association of Town Centre Managers, the steering group which includes Mansfield Association of Licensed Venues (MALV), Mansfield BID, Mansfield District Council (MDC), Mansfield Partnership Against ...

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10 Apr 2014


Bar and door staff at pubs and clubs in Mansfield as well as those working at other night time venues have agreed to wear promotional items showing their support for the town’s Purple Flag campaign.   And members of the public also have the opportunity to pick up badges and wristbands featuring the “We love Mansfield ... and you will too” slogan this weekend. The Stag & Pheasant in Clumber Street and at Widow Frost on Leeming Street have each agreed to hand the free-of-charge items out on behalf of the Purple Flag steering group.   Purple ...

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09 Apr 2014

Best in the Business are crowned winners

Fantastic Achievements from town centre businesses Congratulations to two of our town centre businesses who have both had their achievements recognised at this year's 2020 Business Awards which were held last Friday at the Civic Centre. Pinders Opticians won the Customer Focus Award and the winner of the prestigious title, Business of the Year Award was Beau-ti-ful Home & Gift Shop on West gate. Well done to both businesses on these fantastic achievements      

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08 Apr 2014

Dancing the night away, 40s style in Mansfield town centre

A dance spectacular in Mansfield’s market place will help people get into the swing of things as they might have been in the 1940s. The Mansfield Improvement District (BID) has organised the Back to the Swing of Things for Friday 30th May, at a ballroom in a marquee. Doors open at 6.30pm with dance demonstrations from 7pm, and guests are invited to go dressed in vintage clothing. Prior to the event event, and also in the marquee, people can visit a range of stalls, and learn how to dance in a series of classes. Also on display in ...

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07 Apr 2014

New Express Beauty Salon in Mansfield town centre

An award-winning beauty salon owner is ringing a new concept in treatment to Mansfield town centre. Lauren Halley, from Ilkeston, currently runs The Beauty Room in Eastwood, but is due to open The Beauty Room Express in Queen Street at the end of March. The new venue will provide a number of highly-popular treatments, such as waxing, HD Brows, semi-permanent lashes, spray tans and Jellish nails, on a walk-in basis. Lauren, whose Eastwood premises won the English Hair and Beauty Awards East Midlands Salon of the Year 2013, said: “I have been looking to open up new premises with a ...

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07 Apr 2014

Gi collect Easter Eggs for charity

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