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Mansfield campaigner Melanie wants views on how to improve our town

A survey asking Mansfield residents about the problems where they live and how they could be solved has been launched by a local campaigner and mum.

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Ben Bradley MP

Mansfield Tory MP calls for his own party to end austerity

Mansfield MP Ben Bradley has called on the chancellor to end austerity and provide more investment for towns like 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 areas 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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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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Council reveals details of planned 80-bed hotel for Mansfield town centre

Council reveals details of planned 80-bed hotel for Mansfield town centre

Mansfield District Council has finally revealed who it plans to work with to build an 80-bedroom hotel on the site of the town’s former bus station on Stockwell Gate North.

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Brexit has had no adverse impact on staffing at hospitals, says report

Brexit has had no adverse impact on staffing at hospitals, says report

Hospitals in Sutton and Mansfield have not been adversely affected by Brexit, according to a new report.

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Ashfield MP hails miners’ pensions talks a success

Ashfield MP hails miners’ pensions talks a success

Ashfield MP Gloria De Piero has hailed a meeting to fight for a fair deal for former miners over pension payments as a success.

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POLL: Should the smacking of children be banned?

POLL: Should the smacking of children be banned?

With the Scottish Government confirming this week that the smacking of children is to be banned in the country, a debate is now underway as to whether the rest of the UK should follow suit.

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Teversal, Stanton Hill and Skegby Neighbourhood Plan leader Mike Vardy, right, with residents, from left, Beryl Anthony, Richard Goad and Trish Phillips who backed the idea. Picture: Rachel Atkins.

Residents back Ashfield neighbourhood plans

Two village local plans in Ashfield are to be adopted after residents overwhelmingly backed the ideas.

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Coun John Wilmott, front, with fellow Ashfield Independents.

By-election joy for Ashfield Independents

An Ashfield councillor is all smiles after winning a council seat – just five months after losing one.

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Illegally painted yellow lines on Church Avenue

Ashfield worshippers in hot water for painting double yellow lines outside church

Worshippers in Sutton sought divine intervention after drivers kept blocking the entrance to their church – and saw unauthorised double yellow lines painted outside.

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Mansfield's MP Ben Bradley pictured at the Conservative Party conference with Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.

Theresa May should carry on as leader, says Mansfield’s highly praised MP

Theresa May is still the best person to lead the country and the Conservative Party, insists Mansfield’s MP, Ben Bradley.

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Ashfield MP Gloria de Piero was in her office when the incident took place - she offered thoughts to the injured police officer.

MP slams government over missed targets as schools struggle to recruit teachers

Ashfield MP Gloria De Piero has slammed the government for failing to meet secondary school teacher recruitment targets for the last four years.

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Anger at Sure Start threats to Ashfield centres

Anger at Sure Start threats to Ashfield centres

Councillors in Ashfield have hit out at county council leaders for failing to protect Sure Start children’s centres against mass closures.

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Anger at Sure Start threats in Mansfield

Anger at Sure Start threats in Mansfield

Councillors in Mansfield have hit out at county council leaders for failing to protect Sure Start children’s centres against potential mass closures.

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MP Ben Bradley, who fears a reduction in rents for social housing could hurt Mansfield's economy. (PHOTO BY: Sarah Washbourn)

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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