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Latest News - November 2016

30 Nov 2016


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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