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20 Dec 2016

Hops In A Bottle takes top spot in Christmas window competition

Elaine McGreade is raising a special toast this week after scooping top spot for her Christmas window display. Elaine is the owner of Hops in A Bottle, the shop in Market Street, Mansfield that attracts people from far and wide who are looking to buy bottled beer.   Her imaginative Christmas window display, which sees Christmas lights intetwined with empty beer bottles arranged in the shape of a Christmas tree, has taken first place in a competition run by Mansfield BID (Business Improvement District). Elaine said: “It’s terrific news to be honest. I start thinking about what ...

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14 Dec 2016

Free and reduced parking this Christmas in Mansfield

Shoppers are reminded that there are times in the run-up to Christmas when they can park for free in Mansfield town centre. The Four Seasons Shopping Centre offers free customer parking every Sunday at the multi-storey car park. In the run-up to Christmas, shoppers can also park for free in the Four Seasons car park from 5pm to 8pm on Thursday 15 and 22 December. From Monday 19 December to Friday 23 December the shopping centre multi-storey has free parking for customers every night from 5pm to 8pm as the shops stay open until 8pm for those last minute Christmas presents. In addition, all ...

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06 Dec 2016

Enjoy late night shopping every Thursday

Enjoy late night shopping in the town every Thursday with FREE parking in the Four Seasons Shopping centre...   There's special treats around the town to celebrate the Christmas giving spirit. RBS Mansfield on Westgate are having an open evening on Thursday 8th of December, and want you to join their Festive Finances Fuddle!!   To support late night shopping, their counter and enquiry staff will be on hand, but also, whether you're a customer or not, just pop in and have a Bucks Fizz and a Mince Pie!     Merry Christmas from all at RBS Mansfield

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01 Dec 2016

Student’s winning poster to highlight Take A Seat campaign

A student whose winning design will highlight Mansfield town centre’s Take A Seat campaign hopes it will appeal to all shoppers.   Mansfield BID (Business Improvement District) is working with Vision West Nottinghamshire College and Swinton Insurance on the Healthy High Streets scheme that sees shops and businesses offering a seat to people who need it, without any obligation to buy anything.   Students from the college’s Cambridge Technical Diploma in IT Level 2 (Software & Systems Support) took part in a competition to design the poster that will be used by businesses to show they are ...

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30 Nov 2016

JINGLE BELLS SOUND REASSURING

Tiny purse bells – appropriately called “jingle bells” at this time of year - are being handed out by members of Mansfield’s Town Team this week.   The festive fun idea has been used by Mansfield Community Partnership (MCP) in previous years and proved extremely popular, helping to reassure people about the safety of personal belongings.   A surprising number of people hook handbags or other bags with valuables inside them on the back of supermarket trolleys or pushchairs. People also carry handbags wide open over their shoulder with purses, mobiles and other valuables on display. &...

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23 Nov 2016

Black Friday deals to tempt shoppers into Mansfield

Shoppers in Mansfield can grab themselves a pre-Christmas bargain as a number of shops are holding Black Friday discount events.   Originally something retailers in the US did the day after Thanksgiving, Black Friday is now firmly established among UK shop owners.   And in Mansfield, a number of shops will be running Black Friday events, making it a great time to visit the town centre.   Eqvvs, the ladies and gents fashion shop in White Hart Street, has discounts on almost every item, including items from brands such as Lyle and Scott, EA7, and Barbour. Also available also available ...

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20 Nov 2016

Christmas lights - The BIG Switch on

Enjoy a fun and festive day in Mansfield Town Centre on Sunday 20th November, see events for everthing that's planned and have a great day out!

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10 Nov 2016

New Mansfield shop is all about family

Mum and daughter team Anne and Rebecca Wass have realised a dream in opening a new children's boutique in Mansfield. Jak & Daisy has opened in Regent Street, selling a hand-picked selection of clothing brands for young children, up to the age of six, and also toys and gifts. Rebecca says that the new shop is a dream come true for her and her mum, who used to work together in a Mansfield jewellery shop. She said: “It is something that my dad, Chris, wanted us to do together as he thought we would do well. Sadly, he ...

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02 Nov 2016

Former errand boy takes over at Mansfield butchers

A butcher who started work at a Mansfield shop more than 30 years ago when he was just 16 has now taken over the business.   Following the retirement of the previous owner, Shaun Comer is now the proprietor at what was Elliott Meats, in Bridge Street.   And while he has changed the name to Comer’s Quality Meats, he says the service and quality that has helped to build up a loyal customer base over the years will remain.   Shaun said: “I’ve been here 34 years now, joining when I left what was Sherwood Hall School. &...

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31 Oct 2016

Take A Seat to rest your weary feet in Mansfield town centre

If you’re in need of a sit down when visiting Mansfield town centre, you will soon be able to take a seat to rest your feet. Mansfield BID (Business Improvement District) is working with Vision West Nottinghamsire and Swinton Insurance on a Healthy High Streets scheme that will see shops and businesses offering a seat to people who need it, without any obligation to buy anything. The idea of Mansfield’s Take A Seat campaign came from Steve Martin, a customer services associate at Swinton Insurance, in Leeming Street, who has seen similar initiatives in other town ...

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