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Hall-Fast in national top 20 for responsible-business award

One of Mansfield’s business success stories since the turn of the century, Hall-Fast Industrial Supplies, is flying the flag at a national level alongside household names.

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Sheffield Town Hall

Nine new homes planned for Mosborough

Councillors are due to consider an application to build nine new homes in Mosborough.
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Teaching assistant Sue Cooper outside number 10 Downing Street with Mansfield's MP, Ben Bradley.

Memorable trip to meet Prime Minister for ‘Super Cooper’

A popular teaching assistant, affectionately known at her Mansfield Woodhouse school as ‘Super Cooper’, was treated to a memorable day at number 10 Downing Street, where she met the Prime Minister.

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Melanie Darrington  is welcomed to the Ashfield Independents by Councillor Jason Zadrozny, Leader of Ashfield District Council and Councillors Helen Ann Smith and Tom Hollis, Deputy Leaders of Ashfield District Council.

Labour member defects to Independents just three months after standing to become MP candidate

Yet another member of Ashfield Labour Party has defected.. just three months after standing to become Mansfield’s next parliamentary candidate.

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Major Brexit survey finds majority of Chad readers back Single Market

Major Brexit survey finds majority of Chad readers back Single Market

A major new Brexit survey has revealed that more than half of people in the UK think we would be better off economically in Europe, a majority want to stick with the Single Market, and Remain could potentially win a second referendum.

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Date:26th April 2010.'Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, visiting Leeds, at The Light, supporting the conservative party election campaign.

POLL: Will World Cup echo 1936 Berlin Olympics?

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson stirred up controversy this week by likening this summer’s World Cup in Russia to Hitler’s 1936 Berlin Olympics.

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Video: Breaking news - two Labour councillors defect to the Conservatives

Two prominent Ashfield Labour councillors have defected to the Conservatives.
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Council launches ‘year of events’ for World War 1

Council launches ‘year of events’ for World War 1

Ashfield District Council has launched a year of events commemorating the end of the First World War by unveiling a floor lighting display on Kirkby Plaza, in tribute to all armed forces members past and present.

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Council tax rises are always controversial.

Bolover politicians approve council tax increase

Bolsover District Council has increased council tax by 2.99 per cent for 2018-19.

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MP Ben Bradley

Corbyn demands apology and damages from Ben Bradley over communist spy tweet

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is threatening to sue Mansfield MP Ben Bradley for defamation after a controversial tweet.

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Mansfield MP Ben Bradley

Mansfield MP Bradley removes libellous Corbyn tweet after threats of legal action from Labour leader

Mansfield MP Ben Bradley has deleted a controversial tweet accusing Jeremy Corbyn of ‘selling British secrets to Communist spies’ after the Labour leader threatened to take legal action.

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Protesters gather outside Nottinghamshire fire & rescue service HQ. Jason Zadrozny, Samantha Deakin and Matt Relf.

Fire chiefs approve plan to reduce night-time cover at Ashfield and Retford

Fire chiefs have rubber-stamped a controversial decision to cut night-time cover at Ashfield and Retford fire stations as part of a bid to cut costs.

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Notts fire authority raises council tax while planning to slash services for Ashfield and Retford

Notts fire authority raises council tax while planning to slash services for Ashfield and Retford

Council tax will rise by 2.95 per cent this year to fund Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue – while fire chiefs are also expected to rubber-stamp a controversial plan to cut nighttime cover in Ashfield and Retford.

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Transport Minister checks out Mansfield’s transport woes

Transport Minister checks out Mansfield’s transport woes

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling visited Mansfield today (Friday January 26)and defended the Government’s record on developing transport in the region.

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Mansfield Labour hopeful Prescott cleared of ‘breaching selection rules’

Mansfield Labour hopeful Prescott cleared of ‘breaching selection rules’

Labour bosses have rejected complaints made by Mansfield party members over claims a parliamentary hopeful was breaching selection rules, it is understood.

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Mr Bradley at the election.

MP apologises after controversial posts resurface

Mansfield’s MP says he has received “hundreds of death threats” as he apologised for controversial comments made on a personal blog five years ago.

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Councillor Samantha Deakin, Ashfield Independents

‘Stopping fines sends wrong message out’

Calls to suspend fining parents who take their children out of class during term-time while school holidays change have been rejected.

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Mansfield Parliamentary hopeful Prescott under fire for ‘inappropriate behaviour’

Mansfield Parliamentary hopeful Prescott under fire for ‘inappropriate behaviour’

Mansfield Labour Parliamentary hopeful David Prescott has lost the endorsement of a trade union over allegations of inappropriate behaviour, it has emerged.

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Euro elections, East Midlands UKIP candidates Margot Parker

UKIP deputy leader resigns over leadership controversy

UKIP’s deputy leader has resigned in protest over Henry Bolton’s refusal to step down as head of the party.

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