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Latest News - October 2016

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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26 Oct 2016

Latest Magazine out soon!!

Mansfield Town Centre's latest Down Town magazine is due out around mid November. The magazine features a small selection of town centre businesses and some of the products and services on offer as well as information about events including the Christmas Lights Switch on. You can pick a copy up from the customer service desk in the Four Seasons Shopping Centre, the bus station, library and many shops in the town centre. But if you can't find a copy from November 15th then give us a call on 01623 633939 and we let you know where you can collect one ...

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25 Oct 2016

MAKING SURE HALLOWEEN IS N-ICE

Key rings and credit-style cards reminding people to carry In Case of Emergency (ICE) details are being handed out in Mansfield on Friday night as part of a night of action.   It has been organised to help make sure no-one out in town to celebrate Halloween gets seriously scared.   The ICE keyrings have space for the owner to write a telephone number as well as their full name and details of any medical condition they have. The credit cards have space for a number to be written and have top night out safety tips printed on them.   ...

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20 Oct 2016

Where there’s a Will, there’s a Will Aid charitable donation

  Fidler & Pepper Solicitors are using their skills in writing Wills to once again help a national fund-raising initiative. Will Aid has been running annually in November since 1988 and sees people making a Will with participating lawyers who waive their usual fee but invite people to make a donation to the Will Aid charities instead. Suggested voluntary donations are £95 for a basic single Will or £150 for a pair of basic mirror Wills. The money raised is then split between nine charities, including ActionAid, Age UK, British Red Cross, Christian Aid, Save the Children, CIAF in Scotland, Sightsavers, ...

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