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Latest News - October 2014

02 Oct 2014

HIGH STREETS TO BATTLE IT OUT TO BE NAMED TOP OF THE SHOPS

We've made the short list!!   BID Manager Sarah Nelson, who compiled the awards submission, said: "This is fantastic news for Mansfield and highlights the fact that the town centre has so much going for it. "There is variety, with a mix of independent shops and high street names. There is also the contrast between the heritage, the night life, and the introduction of pioneering free wifi for the town centre. "Through teamwork and a co-ordinated effort, footfall is rising, crime is falling and there are fewer empty units. Mansfield can, quite rightly, shout about its ...

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01 Oct 2014

MANSFIELD CAN FLY THE PURPLE FLAG

Mansfield is a great place to enjoy an evening out – it’s official!   After two visits by assessors from the Association of Town and City Management (ATCM) and the submission of a wide range of evidence, the town has been awarded prestigious Purple Flag status.   Purple Flag is an accreditation scheme that recognises excellence in the management of town centres at night. It can be seen as the equivalent of the Blue Flag awarded to good beaches.   A team involving representatives from Mansfield Association of Licensed Venues (MALV), Mansfield BID, Mansfield District Council, Mansfield Partnership ...

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