Mansfield

Eight common complaints made by the people of Mansfield

Most of the time, the people of Mansfield are happy and positive - but they're certainly not afraid to speak out when something's getting on their wick.

Here's a list of common gripes made by Mansfield folk at the moment, based on comments on our Facebook page and speaking to residents.

People regularly grumble about the number of empty stores in the heart of Mansfield, in particular the former BHS shop. But things are looking up after JD Sports moved into a bigger shop and Apprentice star Frances Bishop opened  The Pud Store.

1. 'THERE'S TOO MANY EMPTY SHOPS'

People regularly grumble about the number of empty stores in the heart of Mansfield, in particular the former BHS shop. But things are looking up after JD Sports moved into a bigger shop and Apprentice star Frances Bishop opened The Pud Store.
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Many Mansfield residents have a number of crime concerns, and with the recent stabbings in London knife crime is in the back of everyone's minds. However, 418 bladed weapons were handed into Notts Police as part of a knife amnesty.

2. 'CRIME'S OUT OF CONTROL'

Many Mansfield residents have a number of crime concerns, and with the recent stabbings in London knife crime is in the back of everyone's minds. However, 418 bladed weapons were handed into Notts Police as part of a knife amnesty.
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While we all hate paying for parking - if you visit town on a Sunday Four Seasons Shopping Centre multi-storey car park is free.

3. 'CAR PARKING CHARGES ARE TOO HIGH'

While we all hate paying for parking - if you visit town on a Sunday Four Seasons Shopping Centre multi-storey car park is free.
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There were 17 people sleeping rough in Mansfield in November 2018, according to latest Government estimates. The town's rough sleepers can currently access a night shelter and soup kitchens. They should visit Pathways for more information.

4. 'MORE NEEDS TO BE DONE TO HELP THE HOMELESS'

There were 17 people sleeping rough in Mansfield in November 2018, according to latest Government estimates. The town's rough sleepers can currently access a night shelter and soup kitchens. They should visit Pathways for more information.
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