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29 Jan 2018

Specialist lawyers launch new POA checking service

Lawyers at Fidler & Pepper Solicitors have launched a checking service for people who have made do-it-yourself powers of attorney documents on the internet. The new service, similar to passport-checking services, is in response to an increase in work that the firm, with offices in Mansfield and Ashfield, has to do in order to correct documents. By using search engines, people can download documents such as POA and Wills, and fill in the forms themselves. But Richard Howard, a partner at the firm, has warned that while it might seem that this is the cheapest way, it could actually prove ...

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09 Jan 2018

Volunteer graduates wanted!

Volunteer as an academic Tutor and help others achieve their potential   Graduates are wanted to tutor students at Shirebrook Academy and Ashfield Comprehensive to give support and tution to help them gain access to selected universities. Download the documents to find out more about how you can be part of this and who to contact.    

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20 Dec 2017

The results are in!

Every year the Mansfield BID organise a Best Window Competition to showcase the lovely decorated windows in our town centre. Over the past 4 weeks lots of you have voted for your favourite window and now we are proud to announce the winners... - 3rd Place Runner up..... Belvoir Letting Agents, on Albert Street. - 2nd Place Runner up..... D'n'G's Hair Salon, on Rosemary Street. And the 1st Place.... Jak & Daisy, on Regent Street.(pictured with Nikki Rolls, BID CEO) The Christmas Hamper winner was drawn from all the voting slips and was won by ...

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14 Dec 2017

Fidler & Pepper Solicitors headline business awards once again

The award-winning Fidler & Pepper Solicitors have won yet more accolades for their work. The firm, which focuses on Wills, trusts and probate matters, as well as conveyancing, were finalists in the Chad newspaper’s annual business awards and scooped the People Development Award. Not only that, but apprentice Phoebe Killeen got a highly commended in the Apprenticeship of the Year category. Mark Slade, managing partner said: “We’re a people-focused business in everything we do. Our staff do some great work as individuals and when they work as teams, they really are the key driving force ...

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09 Oct 2017

Flying the Purple Flag for Mansfield once again

Mansfield has once again retained its coveted Purple Flag status, confirming the town centre’s reputation for excellence in managing the evening and nighttime economy.   Managed by the Association of Town and City Managers, the Purple Flag initiative is a process similar to Green Flag awards for parks and the Blue Flag for beaches.   To gain Purple Flag status, towns and cities must “meet or surpass the standards of excellence in managing the evening and night time economy”.   After in-depth reviews and assessments, Mansfield first got its Purple Flag status in 2015, and, in order ...

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05 Oct 2017

Fidler & Pepper Solicitors celebrate winning Conveyancing firm of the year

Nottinghamshire-based Fidler & Pepper Solicitors are celebrating winning the coveted Conveyancing Firm of the Year (East Midlands) at the LFS Conveyancing awards. The firm, which specialises in offering legal advice for individuals in Conveyancing and Private Client matters, has a reputation locally and nationally for developing technology and for its high levels of customer service. Its reputation has been further enhanced with the news that it has just won the coveted LFS East Midlands Conveyancing Firm of the Year 2017 award at a prestigious ceremony held at the Vox Centre in ...

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03 Oct 2017

Skyla-Rose is Tiny Tot 2017!

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT Winner of the Tiny Tot 2017 is Skyla-Rose Bullimore   Skyla-Rose & proud parents pictured with the winners trophy.   Skyla-Rose also received a framed photo and £50 voucher from Jason Parnell Photography, £200 VIP party package from The Village on Midworth Street, a Disney pushchair from Wedding Wheels and a bottle of champagne, along with her age group prize package   Amelia Strouther & Jack Richardson were both runners up and received a trophy in addition to the age group prize packages with gifts from Boots and Jak & Daisy   Well done to our three winners, see ...

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27 Sep 2017

The votes are in!

Age Group winners announced... Thank you to all the lovely children who entered our first 'I Love Mansfield' Tiny Tot competition. Over 4000 votes have been cast on line and at The Yorkshire Bank on West Gate over a two week voting period for the 91 children who took part. We are pleased to announce the winners of each age group:- 0-9 months - Amelia Strouther 10-18 months - Skyla-Rose Bullimore 19-36 months - Jack Richardson Our three age group winners will be invited to a presentation next week to receive their prizes and find out who is the Tiny Tot 2017 ...

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25 Jul 2017

Do you have the cutest kid?

The search is on for the cutest Tot in town!   All children from the age of 0 to 3 years old (must be 3 or under on 1st September 2017) can be entered into the FREE babay competition to find the town's cutest Tot 2017.   There are 3 age groups to enter, with professional photographs being taken at various times on Thursday 31st August and Friday 1st September 2017, inside The Marquee on Mansfield Market Place.   One photo will be taken to enter the competition but then you have the option to buy various photo packages on the day.   Your chance to ...

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31 May 2017

Show off your magnificent flowers, veg and fruit at Mansfield Garden and Craft Festival

  If you’ve grown giant carrots, huge cauliflowers, large leeks, or lanky parsnips, then Mansfield’s Garden and Craft Festival Open Show is where you should be showing your produce. And the call for entries is coming from green-fingered Joe Atherton, and he knows a thing or two about prize-winning veg. From his garden in Mansfield Woodhouse, Joe has produced vegetables that have broken world records. The retired miner has at different times held nine records, the certificates hanging proudly in his home. He still holds four world records. “When it comes to large veg, there&...

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