RMT announces three-day strike on Northern rail network

A three-day strike involving Northern rail staff is due to take place next month.

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TRAFFIC: Lane closure on M1 southbound near Chesterfield and Mansfield

A broken down vehicle has led to the closure of one southbound lane of the M1 motorway close to Chesterfield and Mansfield this lunchtime.

Peter Richardson.

Birthday honour for leading Notts and Derbys businessman

The chairman of Nottinghamshire’s enterprise partnership has been recognised in the Queen’s birthday honours.

Plastek UKs Agnieszka Osmola (centre) receives the apprentice of the year accolade from James Godsell (left) and Mick Shaw at last year's Chad Business Awards.

Chad Business Awards set to celebrate best in trade and industry

The best in trade and industry across the Mansfield and Ashfield area is set to be recognised at the annual Chad Business Awards.

Communities Minister Andrew Percy MP (centre) at Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre for original announcement of Local Growth Fund allocation. With him are (L to R) former Nottinghamshire County Council Leader Alan Rhodes, D2N2 Chair Peter Richardson and former Derbyshire County Council Leader Anne Western.

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire projects to benefit from £62.9m funding to boost D2N2 area jobs and economic growth

Projects across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire are set to benefit from an investment of £62.9million allocated to 17 projects across the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership area which will help create jobs, build homes, raise productivity, support businesses and encourage economic growth.

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Sam James, the new head chef at Cockliffe Country House Hotel.

Luxury hotel ready for wedding season after two key recruits

One of the most sought-after wedding venues in Nottinghamshire has made two key appointments ahead of the busy summer season.

Clumber Consultancy boss Darren Toms (right) with Ben Rossi, of Skillforce, at the golf day.

Golf day raises £2,500 for inspirational charity

A specialist team of pension advisers from Edwinstowe has raised hundreds of pounds for an education charity at its inaugural golf day.

Do you have one of the tumble dryers?

Tumbler dryers recalled due to fire risk

A white goods manufacturer is warning customers that more than 3,000 of its tumble dryers could pose a fire risk.

The figures have been released by the Office for National Statistics.

How much disposable income do people in your part of Nottinghamshire have?

People in Mansfield had almost £700 more disposable income per head in 2015 than in the previous year, new statistics have shown.


VIDEO: Bride of Frankenstein and Hollywood Oscar winning wedding dresses at Cannon Hall in Barnsley

Wedding dresses don't come more frightening famous than the one worn by the bride of Frankenstein - now on show in South Yorkshire.
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Are you burying your head in the sand when it comes to your finances?

Midlands residents burying their heads in the sand over finances

Midlands residents are burying their heads in the sand when it comes to their finances, a new survey has found.

The senior management team at Robert Woodhead Ltd, led by managing director David Woodhead (far left). Also pictured, from left, are Teresa Westwood, Glenn Slater, Steve Gribby, Tom Woodhead, Hilary Cheshire, Craig Pygall and Derek McGrath.

Booming construction company building on its success

A booming construction company based in Edwinstowe is continuing to build on its success, according to the latest figures.

The three new recruits taken on by Ron Brooks Mansfield, Nikita Lane, India McFadyen and Alex Pearson.

Car giants take on three female apprentices

The shortage of women in the car sales trade is being tackled by a Mansfield dealership that has taken on three female apprentices.

Matt Wheatcroft with his awards at Purpose Medias head office.

Awards for boss who started firm with nothing during recession

The boss of a thriving marketing agency in South Normanton that he started from scratch is celebrating a double awards success.

Shirebrook, which is at the heart of Bolsover District Councils regeneration plans.

Market place in Shirebrook town centre to be revamped

New life could be breathed into Shirebrook town centre after details of a regeneration scheme were announced by Bolsover District Council.

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Philip Allott is heading to the other side of the world to prepare for a post-Brexit trading environment. (S)

Knaresborough PR firm on mission to Oz

A marketing and PR firm in Knaresborough is pre-empting any final Brexit agreement by looking beyond Europe – to Australia.

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Smart motorway cameras were installed on a section of the M1 in 2016.

Almost 4,500 drivers caught speeding on M1 smart motorway section

More than 4,400 drivers have been caught speeding by smart motorway cameras between junctions 28 and 30 of the M1 in just a year.

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Branch manager Sarah Smith and her assistant Emma Whetton with their cameras at the ready

Photos of your memorable moments needed for charity calendar

An optician’s in Sutton town centre is inviting local people to capture their ‘Memorable Moments’ for a national calendar in aid of Alzheimer’s Society.

Co-op To Serve Up Latest Store In Grounds Of Mansfield Pub

Co-op To Serve Up Latest Store In Grounds Of Mansfield Pub

The Co-op is to open its latest food store in the grounds of the Reindeer Inn in Mansfield following a development into the surplus land there.

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FUEL PRICES: The cheapest petrol and diesel prices in Mansfield

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