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Peak District road tops list of most dangerous in Britain

An immediate injection of £200 million is needed to tackle the UK's high risk roads - including one route through the Peak District - a road safety charity has said.
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Many people will be looking to tighten their belts as Christmas approaches.

Money saving tips for families ahead of Black Friday

With Christmas just around the corner, what can you and your family do this festive season to cut back before Black Friday?
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Santa arrives with his reindeer and elves to turn on the Christmas lights at the McArthurGlen East Midlands designer outlet. (PHOTO BY: Jason Chadwick)

Christmas arrives in style, complete with pit for snowball fights!

A giant pit, where families can enjoy playful snowball-fights, is a sparkling Christmas attraction this year at one of the most popular shopping venues in the district.

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Tracy-Jane Duncan-Moir, who has been named as one of the top 20 figures in the UK manufacturing industry.

‘Exemplary’ boss Tracy-Jane named in UK’s top 20 leaders

One of the bosses at a company based in New Ollerton is now one of the leading movers and shakers in the entire UK manufacturing industry.

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The picture Tweeted by the force team.

Would you drive like this?

Rural police officers in Nottinghamshire moved to stop the driver of a large telehandler forklift – travelling with the forks dangerously lowered and multiple people in the cab.

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Youngsters at Farmilo Primary School in Mansfield creating the rainbow mosaic.

School creates gateway mosaic thanks to donation

Youngsters are creating a large, colourful mosaic for a new entrance at their school in Mansfield, thanks to a £1,000 cash donation.

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Keith and Annika Hobbs, the co-directors of Farnsfield-based company, Fresssh Image.

Bars and restaurants need to spice up their look and feel, says design company

Pubs, bars and restaurants are doing themselves long-term damage if they don’t address their brand image, says a thriving company based in Farnsfield.

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25 million to be spent on road improvements

More than £25 million to be spent improving Nottinghamshire's roads

More than £25 million to be spent on improving Nottinghamshire's roads, including resurfacing, new pedestrian crossings and cycle routes.
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The product is on sale at Aldi.

Aldi recalls nuts - due to presence of nuts

Aldi has recalled its Clancy’s Barbecue Flavour Coated Peanuts because they contain cashew nuts, which are undeclared on the label.

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Collision causes long delays at M1 junction 29 northbound

Collision causes long delays at M1 junction 29 northbound

There are long delays on the M1 following a collision between two HGVs.

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The revamped Tonys Cafe at the new-look Idlewells Market in Sutton.

New-look Idlewells Market is almost completed

Excitement is mounting among traders and shoppers alike ahead of the completion of the new-look Idlewells Market in Sutton.

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Salaries for doing the same role can vary hugely depending on where you live.

How where you live could affect how much you get paid for doing the same job

Where you live can have a major impact on how much people get paid for doing the same job, new research has shown.
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Respectful Care's co-founder Scott Marsh (right) celebrates the Outstanding rating with branch chief Karl Overton (third right) and staff.

Thriving care company earns rating of Outstanding

A company, founded in Mansfield Woodhouse, that provides care for people in their own homes has been given an Outstanding rating by independent inspectors.

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Aspiring teachers encouraged to visit Nottingham’s Train to Teach roadshow

Aspiring teachers encouraged to visit Nottingham’s Train to Teach roadshow

A former Nottingham Panthers player turned teacher is encouraging local people to find out about the fantastic rewards and opportunities the career offers by attending the Train to Teach roadshow when it visits the Crowne Plaza on Wednesday November 8.

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Council reveals details of planned 80-bed hotel for Mansfield town centre

Council reveals details of planned 80-bed hotel for Mansfield town centre

Mansfield District Council has finally revealed who it plans to work with to build an 80-bedroom hotel on the site of the town’s former bus station on Stockwell Gate North.

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Government minister Anne Milton (right) and college principal Dame Asha Khemka (second right) at the event with Lord Patel of Bradford and Wayne Clarke (left), founding partner of GGI. (PHOTO BY: Richard Edwards).

West Notts College holds high-profile event at House Of Commons on apprenticeships

Employers recruiting more apprentices is key to tackling the nation’s skills shortages, it was claimed at a high-profile event staged by a Mansfield college.

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A potential safety issue has been discovered.

Boots recall babies’ dummies due to safety issue

Boots have recalled a range of their Baby Airflow Soothers, due to a potential safety issue having been identified with the products.

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Anyone in possession of a ladder which does not have the blue locking bars or the bottom stabiliser bar, should not use it.

Warning over risk of serious injury from ladder

B&Q has issued a warning about the Mac Allister 3x6 Combination Ladder, which could cause serious injury.
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Financial support for firms affected by business rates revaluation

Mansfield firms affected by an increase in their business rate bill could be in line for finanacial aid.

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The Hailfax is selling seven branches across the country.

Town centre bank goes under hammer at online auction

A high-street bank in Mansfield town centre, valued at about £1.1 million, is to go under the hammer as part of a UK-wide online auction.

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