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28 Jun 2012

Mansfield welcomes the Torch

  Thousands turned out in the Mansfield Town centre to watch as the Olympic Torch convoy made its momentous journey through our town, from West Gate through the Market Place, onto Church Street and finally Bridge Street. Flags were handed out to the crowds as they began to gather along the Torch route from around 10 o’clock this morning. Despite a torrential downpour their spirits weren’t dampened on this special once in a lifetime occasion. The Mansfield BID gave away spot prizes to people who came dressed wearing all the Olympic colours. The winners of a gift ...

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25 Jun 2012

Up our Street - Church Street

“Where Everything Just Tastes Better” Established in 1958, the Family Bakery of Geoff Webster continues to serve the public of the Mansfield & Sutton District with Our Own Quality: - Craft Made Pastries, Cakes, Fruit Pies, Sausage Rolls, Pork Pies, Meat Pies & Sausage. Traditionally Roasted Beef, Pork, Turkey, Haslet & Copper Boiled Boneless Ham.  All Traditionally Prepared & Made In Our Mansfield Bakery To Geoff’s Original Recipes. Visit Us At “Our Shop”, 21 Church Street, Mansfield; “The Stall”, Market Hall, Idlewells Centre, Sutton-in-Ashfield; or “The Bakery”, 71 Derby Street, Mansfield. Contact ...

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20 Jun 2012

New Website Launched

  Acton’s Jewellery of Stockwell Gate have recently launched their brand new website, with an on-line order facility. You can find the website at  

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19 Jun 2012

Wear Olympic Colours!

  When the Olympic Torch comes to Mansfield, people are being encouraged to dress in Olympic colours when they come to line the route on 28 June. Mansfield Business Improvement District (BID) will be handing out spot prizes to those in the town centre dressed in blue, yellow, black, green and red. The competition has been supported by Mansfield District Council. Prizes include various gift vouchers to be used in Mansfield Town and I Love Mansfield goodie bags. You will also be able to pick up a free flag to wave as the Torch passes by from the ‘...

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07 Jun 2012

Hey Good Looking, what you got cooking!

  Hundreds of people came along to the Jubilee Food Fair Bank holiday on Tuesday, 5th June. The event organised by the Mansfield BID on behalf of the town centre businesses kicked off at 10.30am with a range of food stalls giving tasters and samples of their produce. Local chefs took part in live cookery demonstrations and over 250 children decorated their own cookies and made badges to take home. Earlier this year the BID held an event where children entered a competition to design a canvass bag for the Queen’s Jubilee, the two winner’s bags ...

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