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30 Jul 2018

Mansfield 10K this September!

Enter now for this year's 5k & 10K - 16th September 2018, open to all adults and young persons from 12 years old. For more details and to register visit

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04 Jul 2018

From Saturday helpers, to a cut above

When Saturday boy Paul Sanderson started sweeping up hair off the floor at a barbers shop in Mansfield, he enjoyed the tasks he was given, and the fact he was earning a few pennies.   Fast forward 40 years and thousands of haircuts, and Paul has now owned the shop, Campions, in Church Street, since 2000. He has eight people who work at the premises, including Jo Parkes (36), who is also celebrating a milestone.   Jo, a mum of two, also started at the shop as a Saturday helper. But, after training, decided actually cutting hair wasn’t for her. She ...

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03 Jul 2018

Thousands flock to celebrate Mansfield's Armed Forces Day

Thousands of people of all ages enjoyed live music, vehicle displays and a Dakota flypast in the sunshine at Mansfield’s Armed Forces Day event on Sunday. Organised by Mansfield Business Improvement District (BID) in partnership with Mansfield District Council, and with additional funding from the Ministry of Defence, it was part of a national weekend of events up and down the country to recognise the Armed Forces. The event started with a parade from the Buttercross to the Market Place led by the Mansfield District Corps of Drums and was officially opened by the Deputy Mayor of ...

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18 Jun 2018

Fidler & Pepper shortlisted for Best Training Firm award

An ongoing commitment to training and development has seen Fidler & Pepper Solicitors being shortlisted for another prestigious award. The firm is a finalist in the category of Best Training Firm of the Year in the LFS Conveyancing Awards. Now in their seventh year, the LFS Conveyancing Awards are the biggest and most prestigious event in the Conveyancing calendar. Joanne Godson, Head of People and Operations at Fidler & Pepper, said: “Training and development is crucial if a business is to grow and prosper, and at Fidler & Pepper we fully embrace this - it’s part of ...

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14 May 2018

Fidler & Pepper make the headlines with awards shortlist

A commitment to its apprenticeships programme has seen Fidler & Pepper shortlisted for a prestigious business award. The firm, which specialises in conveyancing matters and in Wills, probate and trusts, has been shortlisted in the Apprentice Employer category in the annual Nottingham Post awards scheme. Managing partner Mark Slade said: “We have a firm commitment to growing our business through the development of apprentices. Why? Because it’s part of our plan for a successful business. “Our recipe for success puts people development at the heart of our business strategy and the very essence of this is ...

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28 Mar 2018

Memorial Flypast Announced for Mansfield Town Centre

Mansfield BID are pleased to announce that our town centre has been awarded a Memorial Flypast by a Dakota at our 'Thanks & Fun' A Tribute to the Armed Forces Past & Present on July 1st 2018 The Douglas C-47 Dakota is without doubt one of the most successful aircraft designs in history. It became one of the world's most famous military transport aircraft and saw widespread use by the Allies during World War Two and subsequently by Air Forces and civilian operators worldwide. The Armed Forces Day is an annual event organised by the Mansfield BID and Mansfield DC &...

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21 Mar 2018

Apprentice Lucy shortlisted for prestigious awards

Lucy Cowe gained great grades when she took her GSCE and AS Levels, but she knew she didn’t want to go to university after leaving her Mansfield school. The 18 year old worked for a short time at an estate agency but then she came across an apprenticeship role at Fidler & Pepper Solicitors. That was seven months ago and in that time her work has impressed partners at the firm and she is now a finalist in the Apprentice of the Year category of the Mansfield and Ashfield 2020 Business Awards. Lucy said: “I would 100 per cent recommend ...

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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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