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New community orchard to promote healthier lifestyles

A greener environment and a healthier lifstyle were the messages behind a new community orchard that was planted by schoolchildren in Mansfield.

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The new planned visitors centre

Half-a-million-pounds invested into new Sherwood Forest Visitors Centre

Sherwood Forest will receive an half-a-million-pound investment to help built the new visitors centre.

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Anti-fracking demonstrators at the Major Oak, Sherwood Forest.

‘Do your frack research’

“I am proud to be here protecting this Earth.” That was the message from multi-faith minister Denise Tooley-Okonkwo as she spoke at a public meeting in Warsop to discuss fracking.

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Check out a hidden gem of Mansfield

Check out a bird’s eye view of one of Mansfield’s “hidden gems”.

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Today has been dubbed Fly Tipping Friday

Fly tipping Friday - mountains of rubbish set to be dumped today

Today is Fly Tipping Friday - believed by experts to be Britain's biggest day for the illegal dumping of unwanted goods and discarded rubbish.

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How can you recycle your Christmas waste?

How to recycle your Christmas waste

So that's it, the Christmas and new year celebrations are over and it's back to normal.
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A planning application has been refused for 400 houses on land to the south of Stonebridge Lane Warsop.

Appeal for 400 homes decision

A developer fighting to build 400 homes in Warsop has launched an appeal after councillors rejected his application.

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The company has been fined 1,000.

Shirebrook firm fined for failing to clear up premises

A Shirebrook firm has been fined for failing to clear up its premises.

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The Executive Mayor of Mansfield, Coun Kate Allsop (third left), and Deputy Mayor, Coun Mick Barton (far right), with the award-winners (from left) Abbey Clarke, Kelly Morgan, Vicki Zurek and Ian Carnell.

Champion of litter cleans up Mayor’s Award

A litter champion who is dedicated to removing rubbish from his local estate is one of four people to receive civic commendations from the Executive Mayor of Mansfield.

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NMAC Work starts on Berry Hill site'IN PICTURE: l-r: Mayor of Mansfield Kate Allsop, Neil Milligan - project principals Frank Laine (Lindhurst Jersey, Robert Westerman -  Westerman Homes, Jas Hundal - director of environment, transport and property at Nottinghamshire County Council, Richard Bowden - project representative for the Lindhurst Group, Tom Mason - Lindhurst Group and Frank Laine.''PHOTOGRAPHER: MARK FEAR - MARK FEAR PHOTOGRAPHY.  CONTACT markfearphotographer@outlook.com (+44) 753 977 335''MAYOR of Mansfield Kate Allsop will visit one of the area's most significant development schemes next week (20 April) as work starts on site.''''Berry Hill Mansfield, a mixed-use development on the boundary of Nottingham and Mansfield, will provide much-needed homes for west Nottinghamshire as well as creating jobs and business opportunities through a new innovation park, varied employment land opportunities as well as a retail and leisure offering.''''Not only has work now started on site with the help of �8.5m i

Government slams Mansfield council for not building enough new houses

Mansfield District Council has been slammed by the Government as one of 15 councils that are failing to make progress with their local house-building plans and threatened to intervene to speed up the process.

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Glass waste can be a problem if it is put in the wrong bin.

New scheme in pipeline for collecting glass waste

A new monthly collection of glass for recycling from homes in Mansfield is being considered by the council.

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Green groups hold Sherwood summit to mark historic anniversary

Green groups hold Sherwood summit to mark historic anniversary

Environmentalists from across Nottinghamshire came together to mark the 800th anniversary of the Charter of the Forest.

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Anti-fracking campaigners on the march at the Charter of the Forest anniversary celebration.

Fracking warning at Sherwood Forest celebration

The perils of fracking were underlined at a celebration in Sherwood Forest to mark the 800th anniversary of a hugely important charter.

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Fly tipper caught out

Fly tipper caught out

A fly-tipper who dumped a vast amount of waste at two locations in Ashfield has been sentenced to 200 hours of unpaid work.

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Sam McGeever, creative director at Infinite Playgrounds, encourages youngsters to develop their ideas about play equipment on an earlier project.

Have your say on Sherwood Forest playground scheme

Youngsters and parents are being asked to share their ideas on play equipment to help shape an new play area at Sherwood Forest.

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'Be A Chum, Bin Your Gum' is the message behind the Mansfield District Council campaign.

Campaign to stop chewing-gum litter in Mansfield

A new campaign to put a stop to the sticky problem of chewing-gum on the town’s pavements has been launched in Mansfield.

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Development of 300 homes could be built in Sutton

Development of 300 homes could be built in Sutton

A total of 300 new homes could be built in Sutton, according to a planning application submitted to Ashfield District Council.

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Members of Oak Tree Conservation Group with their Outstanding Achievement Award.

Mansfield’s Clean-Up Day awards are handed out

The task of cleaning up Mansfield has earned awards and certificates for several schools, busineses, voluntary groups and individuals in the town.

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October meteor showers - how to watch them near you

Stargazers are in for a treat next month as two meteor showers are set to light up the night sky this October, with the first due next week.

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October meteor showers - how to watch them near you

Stargazers are in for a treat next month as two meteor showers are set to light up the night sky this October, with the first due next week.

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