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.

Petrol prices

FUEL PRICES: The cheapest petrol and diesel prices in Mansfield

Are you planning on heading out on a road trip this weekend?
Ada Lovelace House in Kirkby, which has been turned into a hub for start-up businesses and small and medium-sized enterprises.

Town-centre landmark renovated to boost Kirkby’s economy

The renovation of the former Ashfield District Council headquarters has created new, high-quality office space for businesses and given Kirkby’s economy a shot in the arm.

Theresa May at Linney, Mansfield

Prime Minister Theresa May ‘hopes Brexit feeling will turn Mansfield blue’

Prime Minister Theresa May swept into Mansfield today, hinting that the Conservatives hoped to capitalise on the town’s strongly anti-EU feelings to seize control in the forthcoming General Election.

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Students with their raffle prizes at the best-of-British event.

Students help children’s hospice at best-of-British dinner

An evening of food and music with a best-of-British theme boosted the favourite charity of students at West Nottinghamshire College in Mansfield.

Mansfield Count.

Mansfield Independent Forum join forces with Tories to control County Hall

The Conservative Party and Mansfield Independent Forum have entered into a coalition to form the majority group at Nottinghamshire County Council.

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A1 Flue Systems directors TJ Duncan-Moir and John Hamnett.

Investment leads to new jobs and productivity boost for flue firm

A £250,000 investment by an award-winning firm in Ollerton has boosted productivity by 30 per cent over the last year, leading to the creation of eight jobs.

Mansfield Market, which will be staging two weeks of fun later this month.

Fortnight of fun to celebrate the delights of Mansfield Market

A fortnight of events, activities and entertainment starts later this month to show off all that is good about Mansfield Market.

Jobseekers can find out about a number of NHS roles at the event

NHS roles are up for grabs at jobs fair

People interested in a career in healthcare are being encouraged to come to Chesterfield Football Club on Saturday 20 May and find out about opportunities to work for a local NHS trust – and even get interviewed for jobs on the day.

Plans for 400 new homes  including access  on land to the south of Stonebridge Lane, Warsop, together with associated highways works, public open space and landscaping.

Fight to stop 400 new homes in Warsop continues

Warsop council is to fight against plans to build 400 new houses in the town amid fears that services will not cope with 1,000 new residents.

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Get rid of your paper notes

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

People have just a week left to spend or bank the 155 million paper Bank of England fivers still in circulation before they lose their legal tender status.

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

Argos store to move into Sainsbury’s supermarket

A new Argos store, offering digital shopping, is to open inside the Sainsbury’s supermarket on Nottingham Road, Mansfield.

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

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

A third 24-hour strike involving Northern rail staff is due to take place.
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Woolworth store in Mansfield

Couls Woolworths be making a return to Mansfield?

Could Woolworths be set to return to Mansfield after former boss makes admission?

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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

One of the leading judges in a new awards scheme to celebrate apprenticeships in an area that includes Mansfield and Ashfield has praised the standard of entries.

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