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31 Jul 2012

Becky wins for Mansfield

  Becky proudly shows her Bronze medal from her first win at the London 2012 Olympics in the 400 metres free style. We all wish Becky the best of luck for Thursday when she competes in the 800 free style.   

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31 Jul 2012

Wetherspoon raise money for charity

  JD Wetherspoons in the Mansfield area between Monday 6th and Sunday 12thAugust are holding their biggest ever charity fundraising event for their main charity CLIC Sargent. CLIC Sargent helps fund families who have children with cancer or leukaemia. As a company Wetherspoons raise millions for them. They are aiming to raise £5000 between us, and this is by partaking in a Summer of Sports special!   The 4 pubs will be battling it out with some sporting events taking place in each site on particular days, starting with Sutton on Monday who are ...

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19 Jul 2012

Teenagers raise money for young carers

  A group of teenagers who are taking part in the National Citizenship Service programme which produces a social action project for the community are raising money for the ‘Family Action’ charity. Family Action is a charity that supports young carers and the surrounding community. This event will take place on Friday 27th July from 10am to 3pm in Mansfield Market Place which will include live music, tombola, stalls selling confectionery and other small gifts. The overall idea of the event is to raise awareness for the charity and to show the public what they do ...

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02 Jul 2012

The results are in

  Over 1700 people voted for their favourite shop in a recent competition organised by the Mansfield BID. The winning shop of ‘The Best of British’ dressed window competition is The Shabby Hut on Regent Street and the runner up is Forever Young Fancy Dress on Toothill Lane. Louise and Neil from The Shabby Hut receive a trophy, and some free advertising to promote their business. Paul from Forever Young Fancy Dress wins a certificate and free advertising. Three winners who voted for the winning shop have won a 'Best of British' goody bag. Congratulations to all the winners ...

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02 Jul 2012

Over £300 raised at Regent Street Event

Johnsons Cleaners recently organised a Charity Fund Raising Event with other businesses on Regent Street and raised over £300 for the British Heart Foundation. Pictured are Steve from Johnsons Cleaners (left) presenting a cheque to Zoe, manager of the British Heart Foundation shop on Regent Street. Also pictured is Chris Rayner, BID Ambassador who helped out at the event held on 23rd May. 

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02 Jul 2012

Mansfield goes for funding!

Mansfield BID (Business Improvement District) is excited to lead the Town Team application for the Mary Portas funding round 2. Come on board by watching our supporting video entry at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tnSOWL518tY 

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02 Jul 2012

Portas Pilot - Round 2

  Although we were not in a strong position to apply for the Portas Pilot, round 1, we have since been working hard to develop plans should another opportunity become available. Round two of the Portas Pilot was recently launched for a further 12 towns to bid for up to £100, 00. We are happy to be leading the town team application for this round and have submitted our bid last week. We feel we are in a much stronger position this time round and have developed a very innovative bid. Our supporting video entry can be seen on http://youtu.be/...

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