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30 Nov 2016


Tiny purse bells – appropriately called “jingle bells” at this time of year - are being handed out by members of Mansfield’s Town Team this week.   The festive fun idea has been used by Mansfield Community Partnership (MCP) in previous years and proved extremely popular, helping to reassure people about the safety of personal belongings.   A surprising number of people hook handbags or other bags with valuables inside them on the back of supermarket trolleys or pushchairs. People also carry handbags wide open over their shoulder with purses, mobiles and other valuables on display. &...

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23 Nov 2016

Black Friday deals to tempt shoppers into Mansfield

Shoppers in Mansfield can grab themselves a pre-Christmas bargain as a number of shops are holding Black Friday discount events.   Originally something retailers in the US did the day after Thanksgiving, Black Friday is now firmly established among UK shop owners.   And in Mansfield, a number of shops will be running Black Friday events, making it a great time to visit the town centre.   Eqvvs, the ladies and gents fashion shop in White Hart Street, has discounts on almost every item, including items from brands such as Lyle and Scott, EA7, and Barbour. Also available also available ...

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20 Nov 2016

Christmas lights - The BIG Switch on

Enjoy a fun and festive day in Mansfield Town Centre on Sunday 20th November, see events for everthing that's planned and have a great day out!

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10 Nov 2016

New Mansfield shop is all about family

Mum and daughter team Anne and Rebecca Wass have realised a dream in opening a new children's boutique in Mansfield. Jak & Daisy has opened in Regent Street, selling a hand-picked selection of clothing brands for young children, up to the age of six, and also toys and gifts. Rebecca says that the new shop is a dream come true for her and her mum, who used to work together in a Mansfield jewellery shop. She said: “It is something that my dad, Chris, wanted us to do together as he thought we would do well. Sadly, he ...

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02 Nov 2016

Former errand boy takes over at Mansfield butchers

A butcher who started work at a Mansfield shop more than 30 years ago when he was just 16 has now taken over the business.   Following the retirement of the previous owner, Shaun Comer is now the proprietor at what was Elliott Meats, in Bridge Street.   And while he has changed the name to Comer’s Quality Meats, he says the service and quality that has helped to build up a loyal customer base over the years will remain.   Shaun said: “I’ve been here 34 years now, joining when I left what was Sherwood Hall School. &...

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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


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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22 Sep 2016


Mansfield’s pubs, events, bus station, dedicated policing, CCTV system, street signs and partnership working have all been praised in a report compiled by independent assessors from the Association of Town and City Management (ATCM).   The positive feedback follows an inspection visit to the town in August. News that Mansfield has retained prestigious Purple Flag status was received earlier this month, but detailed information from the assessors and panel has only just been received.   Aspects of the town considered included safety, the broad range of things to do and places to go in the evening, cleanliness, access ...

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