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Firefighters tackle Shirebrook grass fire

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Get rid of your paper notes

There is just a week left to spend or bank your old paper fivers

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Breaking news: Suspected arsonist arrested after man injured in flat blaze

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Scene of fatal accident on Kilbourne Road, Belper

VIDEO AND PICTURES: Man and six-year-old girl die in Derbyshire road tragedy

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Organiser, Oracle, Elephant, Maverick, or Steady Eddie ... which friend are you?

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Forest and Notts County fans sentenced after pub brawl

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Crackdown on speeding on Notts roads

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COLUMN: Seizures...signs and treatment, by Dr Tim Baker, St John Ambulance

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Cows milk not soya is best for kids, study finds

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Crackdown on speeding on Notts roads

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Rail services across parts of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire will be affected.

Northern rail strike: find out how your train services will be affected

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A section of 'smart motorway'.

TRAVEL: M1 night-time roadworks for the week ahead

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Seven roads in Mansfield to be closed for resurfacing works

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Changes to driving tests mean learners will have to follow sat nav directions to pass

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Forest and Notts County fans sentenced after pub brawl

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Mobile speed cameras are out and about this week.

Crackdown on speeding on Notts roads

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Shirebrook man ordered to pay almost £500 for burning waste illegally

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Two men prosecuted for fly tipping

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COLUMN: Doing our bit to address engineering skills shortage, by Brian Maylan

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Zena Wardle (second from left), of headline sponsor Polypipe, with some of her fellow judges.

Judge praises high standard of entries in apprenticeship awards

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Businesses help skill up pupils for the world of work 
Businesses in Mansfield and Ashfield are embracing a project in local schools to help teenagers think ambitiously about what they would like out of life and the world of work. The Enterprising Schools programme is being funded by Ashfield and Mansfield District Councils and is being delivered in partnership with ideas4careers, a Nottinghamshire based career development consultancy.  
The scheme, for secondary schools across the Mansfield and Ashfield districts, aims to help young people to develop the skills employers are seeking in young people, and many employers have become involved in the project.

Pupils prepare for the world of work

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Dame Asha Khemka at the awards

Mansfield college leader named Asian Businesswoman of the Year

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Youngsters Tyler Buxton, 5, Elsie Smith, 3, and Rosie Smith, 2, choosing toys from Mansfield Play Forums toy library

Funding tonic for mums and dads at play forum

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There is just a week left to spend or bank your old paper fivers

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Mobile speed cameras are out and about this week.

Crackdown on speeding on Notts roads

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The Sainsburys store in Mansfield, which is to house the new Argos.

Argos store to move into Sainsbury’s supermarket

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Rail services across parts of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire will be affected.

Northern rail strike: find out how your train services will be affected

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Tories announce Mansfield General Election candidate

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Shared Lives carer Jean Bere, right, on her farm with Terri-ann Davies. Picture: Tracey Whitefoot.

Mansfield woman hails farmer for sharing her life

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Voters will go to the polls on Thursday, May 4.

Who is bidding for your vote at Notts council election?

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Voters will go to the polls to elect new county councillors on Thursday, May 4.

Who is standing for election in East Mansfield?

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Voters will go to the polls on Thursday, May 4.

Who is standing for election in West Mansfield?

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No flash required: ‘belfie’ trend sees backsides bared at beauty spots

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Staff at Brierley Forest Park and Ashfield District Council receive the accreditation from a Natural England representative.

Popular Brierley Forest wins country park status

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A planning application to build  a Costa Coffee Drive Thru on land at Sutton Road was submitted to Mansfield District Council last week.

‘Drive thru’ cafe for Mansfield?

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Shirebrook woman fined for burning rubbish at property

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COLUMN: Seizures...signs and treatment, by Dr Tim Baker, St John Ambulance

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Mansfield runner’s London Marathon journey

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Melanie Wilson

BREAKING - Tragic Melanie Wilson died from drugs overdose, coroner rules

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Former West Notts College students cycle 150 miles for cancer charity

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Preparing for the charity cycle ride are (from left) Martin Gallagher, who is managing director (construction) of J.Tomlinson, back-up driver Paul Talbot, and Richard Scott, of Ashfield District Council. (PHOTO BY: Neil Hoyle).

Former West Notts College friends join forces in marathon cycle-ride for charity

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