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SINK HOLE: Mansfield dogwalker ‘swallowed by pavement’

An elderly dogwalker is said to be shocked after a sink hole opened up in beaneath him as if ‘he was eaten by the pavement’ this morning.

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This Kirkby family attracted hundreds of visitors with their Halloween display last year - they say this year will be even better.

That amazing Halloween house is coming back this year!

Known to be the best halloween house in the area, this Kirkby family are bringing back their amazing display of spooky decorations this weekend.
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Images of clowns around the Mansfield area are circulating on Facebook. This clown was seen waving to motorists in Mansfield Woodhouse. (Source: Facebook).

Notts fancy dress shop 'may pull clown masks' over scary craze

A Mansfield costume shop says it may take down a 'killer clown' Halloween display so pranksters can't take advantage.

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REVIEW: Theroux film gives fascinating insight into Scientology

Louis Theroux’s first feature film My Scientology Movie combines all the elements we associate with his work, from celebrity and commercialism to fundamentalism.

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Accrington took on Chesterfield at the Proact Stadium.

Did Accrington Stanley take just TWO FANS to cup game in Chesterfield?

Accrington Stanley's 4-1 win over Chesterfield in the much-derided Checkatrade Trophy may have been watched by just TWO away supporters, according to figures.

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WATCH: Shocking footage of woman on mobility scooter on busy Chesterfield roundabout

Dashcam footage has captured the shocking moment drivers negotiating a busy roundabout in Chesterfield were suddenly confronted by a woman on a mobility scooter.

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UDDERLY RIDICULOUS: Cow’s face blurred out on Google Street View

UDDERLY RIDICULOUS: Cow’s face blurred out on Google Street View

Moo-ving around the UK capturing images for its popular Street View feature, Google has to be careful about protecting people’s privacy.

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The would-be robber was chased off by a staff member and a Henry hoover. Photos and video - SWNS.

VIDEO: HENRY HOOVER used to fight off armed robber at Derbyshire pharmacy

A Derbyshire pharmacy worker fought off an armed robber - with a Henry hoover.

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Psychic cancels Mansfield show... due to ‘unforeseen circumstances’

Psychic cancels Mansfield show... due to ‘unforeseen circumstances’

A psychic has ironically been forced to cancel a show in Mansfield...due to ‘unforeseen circumstances’.

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Becki Cuttell at her home in Clipstone. Despite losing a lot of weight in the past year she has been denied surgery to correct a weight disorder ffecting her legs.

Mum’s battle for fat disease recognition

An ‘inspiring’ mum who dropped 12 dress sizes to prove she wasn’t lying about her chronic disorder is spreading awareness of an all too common weight disease.

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The road marking pointing towards the Sainsbury's "petrel" station. Picture: Deborah Kelly.

Fuel-ish error by supermarket sign-writers

Workmen got mixed up when they wrongly spelled a word in huge white letters in the road markings at a supermarket.

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Rev Keith Hebden has been refused permission to erect a security fence around his property to prevent syringes being thrown onto his garden

Colourful Keith moves to new teaching role

One of Mansfield’s most colourful characters had moved to pastures new after taking up a senior academic post in Sheffield.

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Children ‘go down the rabbit hole’ at special tea party

Tea party-goers made a very important date at the weekend, as they enjoyed a special Alice in Wonderland Day bonanza.

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A sign seen by motorists on the way into Mansfield has been vandalised.

Have you seen this funny-looking character on your way into Mansfield?

Motorists coming into Mansfield will recognise this perculiar new feature on the morning commute.
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VIDEO: Whatever happened to white dog poo? Part II

VIDEO: Whatever happened to white dog poo? Part II

VIDEO: Whatever happened to white dog poo?

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God bless America...movies that make you hate the US

God bless America...movies that make you hate the US

“Land of the free...and the home of the braaaaaave!”

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What if plants feel pain?

Nine reasons NOT to go vegetarian or vegan in National Vegetarian Week

As we approach the end of National Vegetarian Week - May 16-24 - we’ve just learned the number of vegans has more than tripled in the UK in the past ten years.

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One in five Brits favour pets over partner

Research has revealed that one in five people prefer pets to their partner.

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Yorkshire motorists driven to distraction by in-car technology

Yorkshire motorists driven to distraction by in-car technology

THE technological revolution that is set to make driverless cars a common sight on Yorkshire’s roads is having a worrying impact on the humans who are currently steering vehicles around the county.

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Mayor’s mischievous moggy account ‘not political’ says mystery Twitter user

Mayor’s mischievous moggy account ‘not political’ says mystery Twitter user

A mischievous social-media moggy has spoken out about setting up a parody account poking fun at Mansfield’s mayor, but says it’s not political.

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