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Housing rent reduction could hurt Mansfield’s regeneration, says MP

A reduction in rents for social or affordable housing could cost Mansfield millions and jeopardise much-needed investment in the area.

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Jeremy Corbyn vows to take back Mansfield

Rain could not dull the spirits of Labour supporters as they gathered at Carr Bank Park, Mansfield, yesterday (Saturday, September 9).

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Ben Bradley, MP.

Mansfield MP to step down from Ashfield Council

Mansfield MP Ben Bradley is stepping down from his role with Ashfield District Council, it has emerged.

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Ash Beaufoy, who is employed by the council as a street cleaner but is also a gunner with the RAFs reserve forces. (PHOTO BY: Rob Bourne/UKMOD Crown Copyright)

Council wins employer award for supporting armed forces

Proud and patriotic Mansfield District Council has been nationally recognised for the support it gives, as an employer, to members of the armed forces.

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A party was held to launch the  Tour of Britain 2017 cycle race in Mansfield - but the council has drawn criticism from riding groups

Mansfield ‘double standards’ row over tour cycle ban

A leading cycling organisation has accused Mansfield District Council of double standards for allowing a stage of The Tour of Britain where cyclists are currently banned.

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Colin and Sandra Campbell outside their shop.

Warsop bakery going from strength to strength

Quality ingredients are the key to success say the owners of a Warsop bakery which is celebrating 30 years in business.

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Mansfield Civic Centre, home of Mansfield District Council.

Forum strengthens grip on Mansfield council as UKIP duo jump ship

The Mansfield Independent Forum political group has strengthened its control of Mansfield District Council after two councillors crossed the floor to join them.

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Mansfield Market Place.

COMMENT: Why Mansfield shouldn’t be tagged the most bigoted town in Britain?

I have to say that when Labour’s ownership of Mansfield’s parliamentary seat came to an end in June I wasn’t particularly surprised.

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Court hearing.

Ashfield company boss fined after admitting tax offence

A Kirkby director had been fined £2,000 after admitting a tax offence.

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Mansfields new MP, Ben Bradley (right), meets arts, heritage and tourism minister John Glen to discuss Mansfields bid to create a mining museum.

MP steps up his support for mining museum in Mansfield

Mansfield’s new MP has stepped up his efforts to help the town create its own mining museum.

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VIDEO: Sir Vince Cable urges firms to back £1m Weston Park Cancer Charity 2020 For Business Appeal

Sir Vince Cable took time out of his campaign to become the next Liberal Democrat leader to urge business leaders to back a £1 million appeal boosting world leading cancer services in Sheffield.
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Mansfields new MP, Ben Bradley.

Shout up for Mansfield, cries new MP Bradley

Newly-elected MP Ben Bradley has called on the government to speak up for Mansfield and support the town’s regeneration and economic growth.

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MP Gloria De Piero with worried Pauline Bray and her elderly mums sister, Cath Drabble.

Care crisis putting lives of elderly in danger, says MP

More and more elderly people are being put in danger because they can’t get the care they need, claims Ashfield’s MP, Gloria De Piero.

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Dennis Skinner.

WATCH: 'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner heckle Black Rod

Veteran Labour MP Dennis Skinner kept with tradition and interrupted the Queen's Speech today.

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

POLL: Would you like to see Jeremy Corbyn as Prime Minister?

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn insists he can 'still be Prime Minister' - amid calls for a second General Election.
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Prime Minister Theresa May.

MAY POLL: Should the Prime Minister stand down?

After failing to deliver a Conservative majority in Thursday's General Election, Prime Minister Theresa May is facing calls to resign.
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East Midlands Chamber : 2015 East Midlands International Trade Expo & Conference (E-ITEC) : Photograph by �Lionel Heap 07977 597674.

General Election 2017: Business chief slams ‘yet more uncertainty’ from hung parliament

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire business leaders says the outcome of the General Election means ‘yet more uncertainty’ for the country.

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What is a hung parliament? What happens next? Who will be PM? - Everything you need to know

What is a hung parliament? What happens next? Who will be PM? - Everything you need to know

Britain has a hung parliament, after Labour’s surge in the polls made it impossible for any party to reach the 326 MPs required to achieve an absolute majority in the House of Commons.

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Victorious candidate, Dennis Skinner, won the seat for the thirteenth time.

GENERAL ELECTION 2017: Labour hold on to Bolsover with reduced majority

Veteran MP Dennis Skinner has seen off a strong challenge from the Conservatives to hold on to the Labour stronghold of Bolsover.

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FULL REPORT: Labour candidate Sir Alan Meale loses seat to Conservative Ben Bradley after 30 years as MP in Mansfield.

Sir Alan Meale has lost his seat to Conservative MP Ben Bradley after 30 years as Labour MP in the constituency.

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