Pictures: Mansfield and Ashfield turn red, white and blue to mark royal wedding

Cake was eaten, tea was drunk and some people even popped open a bottle of champaign to celebrate the latest royal wedding.

The broken gate off Delamere Drive, Mansfield.

Travellers given until tomorrow afternoon to leave Mansfield park

Travellers are 'not so lovely to see' according to residents after they set up camp on a Mansfield park.
The poppy was adopted as a symbol of remembrance at the end of the First World War

Spread your own poppy seeds in Ashfield to mark end of First World War anniversary

Residents have been invited to spread poppy seeds around the district as a way of marking the centenary of the end of WW1.
Councillor Gordon Wheeler (back row, second right) joined Debenhams staff and customers to launch the Take a Seat campaign in Mansfield town centre.

Older Mansfield shoppers are urged to take a seat

Stores are being encouraged to “take a seat” to make Mansfield town centre more accessible for elderly shoppers.

Margaret Thomas celebrated her 100th birthday at Ashdale care Home in Mansfield. Margaret is pictured with niece Janet Hall.

Mansfield teacher Margaret turns 100

Teaching girls for more than 20 years and helping poverty charity, Oxfam, with projects in India and Africa are just some of the things one Mansfield lady has done in her 100 years.
Frank is pictured with his first ever rocket.

20 years of flying with Kirkby's rocket man

It’s going to be a long, long time before this rocket man shows any signs of slowing down.

Mansfield Woodhouse students spoilt for choice after new play equipment is revealed

Children are loving new playground equipment which was unveiled during a red, white and blue day to celebrate the Royal wedding.
The BIG Ashfield Spring Clean 2018 launch.

New Sutton skip idea is a ‘massive success’

“Successful” skips have been placed around Sutton to encourage people to throw away their rubbish.

The soup kitchen has been in several venues over the years.

Mansfield's soup kitchen's new shop to bring in funds

A “welcoming” soup kitchen which feeds dozens of homeless men and women per week has opened up a charity shop to bring in much-needed funds.
Paul Cohen, Reece Haynes, Sergent Holland, PCSO Keightley, Shannon Vincent and Zak Beilby

Police educate Kirkby students on alcohol misuse

Alcohol misuse can ‘kill’ according to a police sergeant who kick-started a campaign to raise awareness of the dangers.

Local residents trying to stop the closure last year.

Closed Huthwaite leisure centre saved from demolition

A former village leisure centre has been saved from demolition after it was set to become six houses.

Joe Roe, lives in Mansfield Woodhouse

'One moment I would think I was psychic and I had won the lottery another I would think I have died'

Suffering from mental illness can make people feel confused and frightened, making it the darkest time in their lives - but one woman with bipolar has said it does not have to be that way as she invites everyone to walk with her to raise awareness for mental health.
Possible changes to 11 Leeming Street.

Iconic Mansfield 'Boots building' to be entertainment venue

An iconic vacant Mansfield building could be transformed into an entertainment venue, new plans have revealed.

Tim Croft has been leading Sutton Community Academy, High Pavement, for the last four years.

Sutton principal is sad to say farewell

“My time at the school has been fantastic,” according to an outgoing Sutton headteacher.
Ben Bradley's office.

More time to see Mansfield's MP

Ben Bradley Mansfield’s MP has added an extra day to his office ‘drop in’ times, due to high demand from local residents.

Councillor Tom Hollis, local resident Andrew Harding and Councillor Jason Zadrozny outside Sutton Waste Recycling Centre.

New plan to reopen shut Ashfield recycling site

An Ashfield recycling centre could be reopened to tackle “deteriorating” streets and a rise in flytipping.

The new bridge - pictures from SEGRO.

New M1 bridge put into place in one weekend

Did you get stuck on the M1? It might have been because a thousand tonne bridge was being put into place.
When the car was pulled over in April.

Bolsover drink-driver disqualified from driving

A Bolsover man who was caught drunk and behind the wheel by police has been disqualified from driving for 20 months.

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Goods found in the van.

Two arrested as van used in thefts is seized on A38

A white van involved in multiple rural thefts was stopped on the A38 and its occupants were arrested.
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