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Derby University offers fully funded ‘in house’ training for SME’s

All businesses are facing a number of unforeseen challenges or opportunities over the coming months. To help your businesses be better equipped to move forward in the current climate, this Autumn the University of Derby are able to offer a series of ‘in-house’ Advanced Skills Programme short business courses, delivered online through short webinars. These

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Mansfield and Sutton Astronomical Society receive funding from Ashfield District Council

The News Journal reports: Mansfield and Sutton Astronomical Society has received £11,000 funding from Ashfield District Council as part of its plans to open the area’s first planetarium. The money will support the society’s bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund to develop a Victorian underground reservoir into a visitor centre and associated planetarium. The reservoir,

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Guidance from Mansfield District Council to help with re-opening your business
Mansfield District Council have set up a dedicated web page to help businesses find all the information they may need when considering re-opening for business. Reopening your business As you consider reopening your business or returning to full active work then you may find the information, guides and check lists below useful to help you.....
Dementia Friendly group creates a little sunshine for sufferers during Covid-19 with help from The Mansfield

Ashfield and Mansfield Dementia Friendly Communities Partnership (AMDFCP) has received a donation of £500 from Mansfield Building Society’s Community Support Scheme to help those living with dementia in the local area. The donation has been used to create ‘little bags of sunshine’ which provide fun and inspiring activities for those living with dementia, and their

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Deadline Extended – Nottinghamshire County Council wants to hear from all Tourism, Hospitality and related businesses

The County Council is keen to understand the economic impact of COVID-19 on all tourism, hospitality and related businesses in Nottinghamshire. As one of the worst hit sectors, the Council and partners want to consider how the sector may need supporting going forward and to help raise specific awareness of the case for support in

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Helping the vulnerable across Ashfield

Ashfield District Council is continuing its effort to ensure essential aid and support is given to vulnerable residents within the district. Recent NHS figures have shown that Ashfield has the highest number of extremely vulnerable people at risk from the Coronavirus in Nottinghamshire. Alongside centrally co-ordinated assistance from the Government, NHS and Nottinghamshire County Council,

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6 May 2020
JOB: Senior Economic Development Officer (Business & Enterprise)

Ashfield District Council is looking for an experienced and dynamic individual to join the council’s Forward Planning and Economic Growth Team, working with a range of partners on a variety of regeneration and development schemes. The successful post holder will be working to support businesses, with a focus on recovery post-pandemic. Full details of the

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Covid-19 Business Support from MDC

Mansfield District Council has access to a range of support for businesses during the current pandemic. Below are some links where you can access support and assistance. Also, Mansfield District Council would like to know how Covid-19 has affected your business. Please take a few minutes to complete their survey. Funding support We are delighted

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ARBA Submits Plans for £12m Stockwell Gateway

Plans to regenerate a part of Mansfield town centre with the £12m redevelopment of the former bus station site have moved a step closer. The Mansfield-based ARBA Group has now submitted plans to Mansfield District Council for its showcase Stockwell Gateway project. Proposals include a six-storey, nationally-branded, 100-bedroom hotel with breakfast lounge, along with three

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Ashfield District Council – Listening to Residents is the key to our Economic Regeneration

Ashfield District Council has launched its consultation on the future of Kirkby and Sutton. Each town could receive up to £25 million and the ambitious Council want the community to have its say on how this money could be spent.  An online public consultation will take place until 30thMay. Sutton in Ashfield and Kirkby in

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A family hair affair to support Joel

West Nottinghamshire College’s Revive hair salon was the venue for the second time this month for a charity fundraising initiative. Joel Martin, from Langwith, was the second person to undergo a head shave, following college employee Andrew Spencer’s recent act of kindness. Joel, who is a former hospitality and catering student at the college, took

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Tasty study offers for the unemployed

West Nottinghamshire College is working in partnership with Job Centre Plus to bring a range of free study opportunities to unemployed people who may be considering a career in hospitality or catering. The NVQ Level 1 Certificate in Preparation and Cooking and NVQ Level 1 Certificate in Food and Beverage Service are two short five-week

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Pudsey and co pedal to raise the pounds at college

West Nottinghamshire College had a visit from the nation’s favourite yellow bear as he helped out with the popular Children in Need fundraising activities on Friday 15 November.

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22 Oct 2019
Help bring the magic of Christmas to Mansfield

Last year members of Mansfield and Ashfield 2020 and the wider business community helped to raise over £19,000 in sponsorship for the Christmas in Mansfield celebrations. This year, Mansfield District Council is reaching out again to local businesses with a range of sponsorship opportunities. From as little as £100 you can promote your business to

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11 Oct 2019
Women in Leadership

Nottingham Business School are running two 3-day courses in September that focus on women in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) who want to progress into senior or leadership roles.

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5 Sep 2019
Women in Leadership

Nottingham Business School are running two 3-day courses in September that focus on women in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) who want to progress into senior or leadership roles.

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30 Jul 2019
Last few months of Travel Choice support in Mansfield!

Over the past 18 months, Nottinghamshire County Council has helped 62 businesses (representing nearly 3,000 employees) with their travel and transport! Funding for the project closes in March 2020, so don’t miss out on the FREE services the scheme provides, including: Travel Grants up to £25,000 – to spend on showers, changing facilities, cycle parking, electric

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25 Jul 2019
Help Inspire and join their Board!

Inspire who deliver culture, learning and libraries on behalf of Nottinghamshire County Council are seeking two community board members to help them deliver the best cultural and learning offer to the people of Nottinghamshire. Nominations are invited from Inspire members to stand for election. They are looking in particular for people in the following areas

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10 Jul 2019
Mansfield secures Future High Street Funding

The Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government has announced today (Friday 5 July) that Mansfield will receive up to £150,000 from the Future High Streets Fund for visioning and pre-development work in Mansfield town centre. Mansfield is one of 50 successful applicants to receive the first stage pump-priming funding. Mansfield District Council’s Regeneration team

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26 Jun 2019
Invitation to give your views on Nottinghamshire’s Strategy for Improving Educational Opportunities for All

Nottinghamshire’s Strategy for Improving Educational Opportunities for All builds on the past successes of Nottinghamshire schools in raising attainment and increasing progress for all students, underpinned by the Closing the Gap Strategy 2012.   They are now seeking the views of all learning providers, relevant teams within Nottinghamshire County Council,  key services and partners  and,

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22 Mar 2019
Update from this week’s successful ‘Meet the Leader’ meeting with Cllr Jason Zadrozny

  Last Wednesday saw another successful round-table meeting with Ashfield District Council Leader, Jason Zadrozny, at Ashfield District Council and local business people. Lots of issues were discussed and we’re grateful to Jason for joining us and for answering questions raised.  Thanks too go to Rob Mitchell, CEO of the Council and Carol Cooper-Smith, Interim Service

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31 Jan 2019
WORK STARTS ON £1.4MILLION MANSFIELD OLD TOWN HALL REVAMP

Work has begun on a £1.4million revamp of Mansfield’s Old Town Hall – with almost half that cost being met through the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership. The Mansfield District Council-led project will bring the Grade II* listed building back into full use for the first time in over 30 years. It is expected to be completed by spring 2019. Three ground

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19 Dec 2018
Update on local area economic/employment issues

Mansfield District Council’s Regeneration Team have recently produced some interesting data about the local area. There’s a lot of interesting information about employment, pay, gender issues, travel to work and hours worked amongst other things.  Click on the link below and take a look.  There’s something interesting for everyone! Perhaps two very positive things stand

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18 Dec 2018
Christmas Foodbank support from AW Safety

AW Safety Management, a H&S Consulting and Training company based in Edwinstowe, have once again come together with the help of the local community to collect Christmas goodies and treats for the local food bank in Ollerton.   With the help of Edwinstowe House Business Community, St Mary’s Church and both St Mary’s and King

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