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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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31 May 2017

Mansfield urged to show support for the Armed Forces

Veterans from the Mansfield area are urging local folk to enjoy the town’s Armed Forces Day - where people will see a flypast from an RAF Hurricane.   The event takes place in Mansfield’s Market Place on Sunday, June 25, between 10.30am and 3pm, and includes a parade, a display of army vehicles, a market, food stalls and music from the group The Cherry Belles.   A short parade at 10.15am from The Buttercross, West Gate to the Market Place for 10.30am will mark the opening of the event   Children can also make model Spitfires, and ...

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24 May 2017


Loungers, the West Country based restaurant/café/bar group has opened a brand new site in Mansfield.  Capo Lounge opened on Stockwell Gate creating 25 jobs for local people.     Loungers has spent £571K transforming the site into a family-friendly retro-inspired cosy retreat, where eclectic art work and quirky curios sit next to oversized vintage sofas and old school benches, Pop Art-inspired table tops and statement lighting, in the eclectic style much loved by Lounge aficionados.  A huge mixed media mural depicting the area’s connection with the coal industry has been commissioned for ...

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10 May 2017

Popstar to headline Mansfield’s Party on the Market

Popstar to headline Mansfield’s Party on the Market   A spectacular open air party, headlined with a live performance from Kevin Simm, the Brit Award Winning Liberty X singer and winner of The Voice UK 2016, is to be held in Mansfield town centre. Party on the Market takes place on July 9, and will also see Little Mix tribute band Little Fix, ABBA Fever, and disco, funk & soul band Ginny Brown & the Collective, playing live to the crowds. And organisers are hoping this free, family event will become an annual date where people can be entertained, be ...

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