Photocall - Final countdown for General Hospital

The final section of the former Mansfield General Hospital is about to come down, following a six month project to demolish the building and remediate the 1.3 hectare site.

Final preparations underway for International Clean Up Mansfield Day

Community groups across three continents are making final preparations ahead of International Clean Up Mansfield Day next week.

Welcoming the Mercian Regiment to Mansfield

Soldiers will be exercising their freedom of Mansfield by marching in Mansfield town centre on Thursday 3 April.

New homes set to transform Pleasley Hill

Work to create a gateway development which will include 151 much-needed family homes and transform derelict land at Pleasley Hill in Mansfield is set to get underway.

FREE seminars for new businesses

The first in a series of FREE seminars for new businesses and people considering starting a business got off to a flying start at the Summit Centre in Kirkby in Ashfield.

High Court dismisses application for judicial review of Lindhurst decision

The Administrative Court in London today (6 March 2014) dismissed a request for permission to judicially review a decision made by Mansfield District Council to grant outline planning permission for the Lindhurst development.

Business fired up for further success

A local health and safety company has taken advantage of the business support and incentives offered by Mansfield District Council.

Garden Waste Collection Service extended in Newark and Sherwood

Mansfield District Council is extending its Garden Waste Collection Service to more villages in Newark and Sherwood following the success of a pilot scheme.

Woman pays the price for dumped rubbish

A Mansfield woman has been given a six-month conditional discharge and ordered to pay £90 for failing to dispose of her household waste correctly.

Workshops for enterprising women

A group of enterprising women have completed the latest in a series of workshops aimed at helping them to build their confidence and take their business ideas forward.

Time to sign up for Garden Waste Collection Service

Mansfield District Council is reminding residents that it's time to sign up for our Garden Waste Collection Scheme.

Woman pays the price for not getting rid of her rubbish correctly

A Mansfield woman must pay £215 in costs after she admitted failing to dispose of her household waste correctly.

Budget proposals set to freeze Council Tax for fourth year

Mansfield District Council's Cabinet set out its budget proposals today (13 January) for delivering a balanced budget and a Council Tax freeze in 2014/15

Living food bank aims to promote a healthier lifestyle

A community orchard containing 210 fruit trees has been planted in Mansfield in a bid to encourage residents to eat more fruit as part of a healthier lifestyle.

Charlotte Henshaw provides inspiration

Over 40 women attended a networking event last month (November) to find out about the Women Who Do programme, which offers free support to women who want to explore the possibility of working for themselves or developing a new business idea.

Coming to a screen near you - live demolition of the General Hospital

eople in the Mansfield District can now follow the demolition of the General Hospital site, thanks to a time-lapsed camera system, which has been set up to track the dismantling of the building from start to finish.

Posters scoop up prizes

Posters designed by three children from King Edward’s Primary School in Mansfield will be used as part of campaign to encourage people to be responsible dog owners.

International Volunteer Day

This year International Volunteer Day falls on Thursday 5 December and events will be prepared on an international scale to mark the achievements of volunteers’ efforts worldwide.

Winter brown bin collections

During the winter months of December, January and February, the usual fortnightly garden waste collection service will be changed to a monthly collection.

Grants available to help independent living

This year 28 private homeowners across the Mansfield District have had their home adapted to allow them to live independently, thanks to a grant from Mansfield District Council.

Thousands flock to Mansfield's Big Switch On

Mansfield Town Centre was a hive of activity yesterday (Sunday 17 November) when more than 8,000 people enjoyed a day of festive activities culminating in the town's Christmas lights switch on.

Bulldozers move in on Mansfield General Hospital

After 20 years of being derelict, work has now begun to bring the former Mansfield General Hospital to the ground as the contractors move onsite to start demolishing the building.

All set for Sunday Switch On!

The Big Switch On in Mansfield takes place this Sunday and features a packed programme of festive entertainment for all the family.

Family facilities improved at Water Meadows

The first phase of a project to upgrade the changing facilities at the Water Meadows Swimming Complex has now been completed.

A special delivery to Mansfield this Christmas

Children’s television favourites, Postman Pat® and Jess the Cat will excite young and old as they appear at The Big Switch-on in Mansfield town centre.

Leisure Centre health suite facilities rationalised

Mansfield District Council has taken a decision to rationalise the health suite facilities available across the District’s leisure centres.

A guide to the Green Deal

Mansfield District Council has created a simple guide to assist residents, who want to take advantage of the Green Deal, which is a government backed energy efficiency scheme.

Looking for a low cost home?

People looking to buy their own home can find out about low cost housing schemes available within the Mansfield area at an information event held at the Four Seasons Shopping Centre on Wednesday 16 October.

Cashback incentive proves a cut above for new barbers

A traditional Turkish barbers has opened in Mansfield town centre thanks to Mansfield District Council's help with new commercial premises.

Budding artists invited to support dog campaign

Primary school children from across Mansfield District are being invited to take part in a competition to design a poster encouraging people to be responsible dog owners.

Council and college team up on beauty treatment guidelines

Beauty treatments in Mansfield have been given a makeover after Mansfield District Council and Vision West Nottinghamshire College teamed up to agree new practice guidelines.

Your Dog, Your Responsibility

Mansfield District Council is reminding dog owners across Mansfield District of their responsibilities when it comes to looking after the family pooch.

Council receives gold award for its burial services

Mansfield District Council has achieved a Gold standard from the Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management (ICCM) for its cemetery and crematorium services.

Entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in Mansfield and the Market adds vibrancy to the town centre

Mansfield District Council has teamed up with Nottinghamshire County Council Trading Standards Service to sign up to a national campaign which aims to tackle the problem of counterfeit goods sold on markets.

Paralympic stars are on top of the world

Mansfield Nova's swimming stars Ollie Hynd and Charlotte Henshaw have delivered another stunning performance at the IPC World Swimming Championships in Montreal, after winning a total of four medals.

Business is ballooning thanks to Council help

A balloon printing business is expanding to take on new staff and buy new machinery thanks to Mansfield District Council helping with new commercial premises.

Have fun in the sun but don't annoy your neighbours

As the August bank holiday weekend approaches, neighbours are being reminded to be considerate to one another when it comes to noise.

Challenge inspires athletes of the future

The grand final of the Inspiring Mansfield tri-athletics challenge was a great success, attracting an estimated 2,500 people.

CCTV operators praised by Mansfield Mayor and Police

Mansfield District Council CCTV operators will be awarded with a Mayor's Commendation at a meeting of the Council on Wednesday 4 July for their assistance to help convict four men linked to the murder of Jonathan Turner.

Office development creates attractive gateway to Mansfield Woodhouse

A new £970,000 office development, which now welcomes people arriving by train at Mansfield Woodhouse Station, was today (29 June) officially opened by Executive Mayor Tony Egginton.

The Bandstand Marathon comes to Mansfield District

Local musicians will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to take part in the largest closing cultural event of London 2012 on 9th September thanks to Mansfield District Council.

Developments scoop building awards

Two newly-built developments in Mansfield District will compete for national awards after winning regional awards last week.

Mansfield all set for Arts Festival

The stage is set for an exciting celebration of the arts, as people across the District prepare to showcase their talents in the Mansfield Arts Festival from July 7 to 15.

Job fairs to help local people find work

Jobseekers in Ashfield and Mansfield will be able to find out about job vacancies and training opportunities at jobs fairs later this month.