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GUEST COLUMN: Top tips on using the recovery position, by Dr Tim Baker, St John Ambulance

This week we’re going to look at how to place a casualty in the recovery position.

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GUEST COLUMN: Relationships are about compromise, not sacrifice, by Jason Hanson, counsellor

The mechanics of a relationship have always interested me greatly.

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GUEST COLUMN: Youth Arts to put on a show at the Old Library, by Coun Liz Plant

GUEST COLUMN: Youth Arts to put on a show at the Old Library, by Coun Liz Plant

Inspire is excited to announce the launch of a brand new theatre programme at The Old Library in Mansfield which is taking place this autumn.

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GUEST COLUMN: Grammar schools plan is about opportunity for everyone, by Mark Spencer MP

GUEST COLUMN: Grammar schools plan is about opportunity for everyone, by Mark Spencer MP

I was delighted to hear recently that pupils from Joseph Whitaker school in Rainworth have been awarded a grant of £3,000 from the Royal Society of Engineering for a project where young engineers from the school are trying to build rocket cars that will reach 1,000mph.

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Ashfield MP Gloria de Piero said the 'right-to-buy' had become a 'right-to-buy-to-let'.

GUEST COLUMN: Congratulations to our star swimmers, by Gloria De Piero, Ashfield MP

The Paralympics in Rio have picked up exactly where the Olympics left off for Team GB.

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GUEST COLUMN: Firms should share success, by Dave Hartshorne

GUEST COLUMN: Firms should share success, by Dave Hartshorne

So it’s that time of year again when people and businesses begin to look at entering awards.

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Coun Kate Allsop and Jessica Simpkin ***PICTURE BY MARK FEAR/MARK FEAR PHOTOGRAPHY***

GUEST COLUMN: Biker record attempt was really something to see, by Mansfield Mayor, Coun Kate Allsop

Hope you all enjoyed the extended Bank Holiday break recently.

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GUEST COLUMN: Success at Ashfield jobs fair, by Ashfield MP Gloria De Piero

GUEST COLUMN: Success at Ashfield jobs fair, by Ashfield MP Gloria De Piero

Hundreds of people flocked through the doors of the Festival Hall leisure centre last Friday as the latest annual jobs fair was held. I worked hard to get as many local businesses there as possible.

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GUEST COLUMN: Get learning with CLaSS programme, by Coun John Knight

GUEST COLUMN: Get learning with CLaSS programme, by Coun John Knight

Inspire’s Community Learning and Skills Service (CLaSS) is launching a new programme of learning in every district in Nottinghamshire this month.

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Chris Margrave, head gardener at Clumber Park.

GUEST COLUMN: Bright and cheery heleniums are value for money plants, by Chris Margrave.

September is a transition month and can feel distinctly autumnal.

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GUEST COLUMN: Looking after your laptop, by Jennifer Griffiths, Chips Computers

If you are like most of my customers, you may ask yourself: “How am I going to avoid replacing this laptop so soon?”

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Stick or twist – decisions for first-time buyers in a Brexit world thanks to Mansfield Building Society

Stick or twist – decisions for first-time buyers in a Brexit world thanks to Mansfield Building Society

Following the outcome of the EU referendum, there has been widespread speculation about the strength of the UK economy and the potential impact on the housing market.

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Paddy Tipping

I made commitment to give victims of crime a voice

Every crime has a psychological impact, regardless of whether or not there was a monetary loss.

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Gloria De Piero MP

tax credits help at hand

Working tax credits were introduced to help families who struggle to make ends meet despite being in work. But I have come across dozens of families who have had serious financial problems because of mix ups with the administration of their tax credits.

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GUEST COLUMN: Plan in place to tackle obesity, by senior public health manager at NCC, Anne Pridgeon

GUEST COLUMN: Plan in place to tackle obesity, by senior public health manager at NCC, Anne Pridgeon

Obesity is both a national and local priority.

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Proud of students’ A-level success....

Proud of students’ A-level success....

West Notts College has a regional and national reputation for success on its vocational programmes and apprenticeships – which is to be expected for a recognised leader in further education (FE).

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GUEST COLUMN: Join the thousands who have signed up for summer reading challenge, by Coun John Knight

GUEST COLUMN: Join the thousands who have signed up for summer reading challenge, by Coun John Knight

So far this summer, thousands of children across Nottinghamshire have signed up at Inspire’s libraries for The Big Friendly Read, Summer Reading Challenge 2016.

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GUEST COLUMN: Leaving your dogs home alone can be hard, by the RSPCA’s Rachel Butler

GUEST COLUMN: Leaving your dogs home alone can be hard, by the RSPCA’s Rachel Butler

If you’re anything like me, you’ll wish you could take your dog everywhere with you. My two dogs are so much a part of my family that if we go for a family meal out to celebrate a birthday, it feels a little bit odd leaving them home alone while we all go out and have fun!

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Coun Alice Grice, vice-chairman of the community safety committee at Nottinghamshire County Council

GUEST COLUMN: We must fight against pension changes, by Coun Alice Grice

Earlier this year, a delegation on women from Nottinghamshire, joined thousands of other women from across the country to march upon parliament and lobby their MPs about government changes to state pension ages for women born on or after April 6, 1951.

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GUEST COLUMN: Take the stress out of travel, by Ant Clarke Cowell, HolidayExtras.com

GUEST COLUMN: Take the stress out of travel, by Ant Clarke Cowell, HolidayExtras.com

With summer in full swing, in typical British fashion millions of us are jetting off to beaches further afield to relax.

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