Christmas News
Mansfield BID hoping for a Merry Christmas

Mansfield BID hoping for a Merry Christmas

The sun is shining, children are yet to break up for summer – and thoughts have turned to Christmas in Mansfield.

religion and belief
Is it too soon to put the Christmas decorations up?

Is it too soon to put the Christmas decorations up?

Are you a Scrooge or a festive fanatic?

news
COLUMN: Does Christmas get earlier every year?

COLUMN: Does Christmas get earlier every year?

I remember as a kid hearing the grown ups say ‘Christmas gets earlier every year’ and thinking how it really doesn’t and seems to take ages to arrive.

news
SLIDESHOW: YOUR Christmas lights pictures

SLIDESHOW: YOUR Christmas lights pictures

Christmas is coming and Nottinghamshire families have been doing a spectacular job of getting their homes ready for the festive period.

Local
LIST: Santa’s grottos in Nottinghamshire

LIST: Santa’s grottos in Nottinghamshire

Wondering where to take your child to see Santa this Christmas?

Local
How to get a free letter from Father Christmas

How to get a free letter from Father Christmas

Children everywhere are preparing their Christmas lists with just over a month to go until the big day.

Local
Pupil wins festive card competition

Pupil wins festive card competition

Ten-year-old Reiss Moore from Brierley Forest Primary School was named as the winner of a prestigious annual Christmas card competition in Ashfield.

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Students collect gifts for Operation Christmas Child

Students collect gifts for Operation Christmas Child

Students at Samworth Church Academy have collected 60 shoeboxes filled with Christmas presents for the Samaritan’s Purse charity.

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PHOTO SLIDESHOW: More nativities and Christmas concerts

PHOTO SLIDESHOW: More nativities and Christmas concerts

Here are some more photos of local youngsters in festive action.

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