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18 Jul 2019
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Golf charity event!

Clifton Masonic Lodge N° 4753 proudly invite you to take part in their charity golf day on Friday 6th September 2019. Taking place at Ramsdale Park Golf Course, Calverton, rated one of the best golf courses in Nottinghamshire. Join them for an enjoyable day of golf, food, raffles and competition prizes whilst raising money for

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26 Jun 2019
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Latest success for NIDAS!

NIDAS, our local family based charity for people who are living with or have experienced any form of domestic violence or abuse, have some fantastic news to announce! They’ve managed to secure another 3 years of Lottery investment to the tune of £466,000!!! This funding allows them to continue to support families for the next

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13 Jun 2019
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Tenants Fees Act 2019

On 1 June 2019 the ban on tenant fees came into force in England, initially applying to new tenancies (including renewals) entered into after that date and with the ban applying to other existing tenancies from 1 June 2020. Kathryn Stacey CEO of Citizens Advice Ashfield says ‘This is something that Citizens Advice has been highlighting

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12 Jun 2019
Come and visit Rhubarb Farm!

RHUBARB FARM will be open to the public on Wednesday 3rd July from 10.30 to 4pm as part of Nottinghamshire National Gardens Scheme, because of our role in therapeutic horticulture. Visitors can look round the Farm, meet our volunteers and staff, look at all our facilities and enjoy cream teas, cakes and drinks served on

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23 May 2019
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BBC Children in Need award NIDAS £116,316 over the next 3 years

NIDAS are testing a new approach to engaging with people through a breakfast briefing to share a brew and a croissant whilst finding out more about the services they deliver. Services and organisations are stretched across Nottinghamshire so finding time to attend events and meetings in the daytime is often tricky for most professionals and

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16 May 2019
Help us reach our target, we’re almost there!

NIDAS are taking part in the upcoming Nottingham Legal Walk on Thursday 16 May 2019 to raise funds for the Access to Justice Foundation and their specialist Civil and Family Court support worker.   Each year, 100’s of families contact NIDAS who are/have experienced domestic abuse and in need of some assistance to  navigate their

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2 May 2019
Pedalfest at Sherwood Pines

Pedalfest is a family cycling festival packed with loads of exciting activities including adult and children’s cycling demos, entertainment, live music, stunt shows, clay modelling, an animal farm and food. With their huge fleet of electric bikes, mountain bikes, hybrid bikes, and kid’s bikes to try you’ll be spoilt for choice! The best part –

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26 Apr 2019
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Glastonjerry 2019 is about to start at Newstead Abbey!

GLASTONJERRY Fun Dog Festival 2019 at Newstead Abbey.  Yes, you heard it… GLASTONJERRY Fun Dog Festival is back again! This event is going to be bigger and better than ever before! Entry to the Glastonjerry Fun Dog Festival is £2.50 per person per day! Children under 5 Free. Car parking tariffs apply at Newstead Abbey

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25 Apr 2019
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THANK YOU FROM RHUBARB FARM!

Rhubarb Farm has won £33,339 in the People’s Projects! Read more about the People’s Project story here. We want to thank all of our friends and supporters for voting for us and making this happen. We are over the moon – it will really help our work. THANK YOU!!!!!!!!

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11 Apr 2019
Lawyers’ donation to a local charity supporting babies in hospital

Kind-hearted lawyers have donated more than £1,380 to a special charity that offers support to families with babies who have been born prematurely. Fidler & Pepper Lawyers, in Mansfield and Sutton in Ashfield, gave the money to the Emily Harris Foundation, which supports the Neonatal Unit at Kings Mill Hospital. The foundation was set up

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10 Apr 2019
Beeches Business Enterprise units- exciting news from Portland College!

Portland College has developed a business enterprise unit which is a fully accessible environment within their Nottinghamshire woodland setting. Based in an office development, the 10 varying sized units offer the ideal base for start-up businesses from 1 to 4 people. The Beeches Enterprise Centre is a professional, stylish and well-equipped fully accessible environment and

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5 Apr 2019
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Vote for Rhubarb Farm for ‘The Peoples Projects’

Rhubarb Farm has been selected as finalists for ‘The Peoples Projects’ funded by the National Lottery, to win up to £50,000! By winning the ‘Peoples Projects’, we can get some of our volunteers back into regular work, through setting up a Garden Maintenance Team. Voting opens at 9.00am on Monday 1st April. Please click on

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28 Mar 2019
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Lindhurst Engineering  choose their Local Charity of the Year
Local engineering firm Lindhurst Engineering  have chosen Ashfield Citizens Advice as their charity of the year. This is part of the Corporate Champions Programme launched at March's Mansfield and Ashfield 2020 breakfast meeting by Ashfield Citizens Advice. The scheme identifies many ways businesses can support Citizens Advice but also provides help, advice and support to.....
28 Mar 2019
Will Aid thanks Fidler & Pepper Lawyers for latest fundraising success
The people behind an annual national initiative that uses legal knowledge about Wills to raise money for charities, have thanked Fidler & Pepper Lawyers for their fundraising. Will Aid raises money for nine charities, including Christian Aid, Age UK, British Red Cross, the NSPCC and Save the Children. Since launching in 1988, Will Aid has.....
12 Mar 2019
Mansfield Building Society seeks superstar volunteers for its 2019 Community Star Award

Mansfield Building Society is reaching out to local groups and charities in the Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire area in a bid to find its 2019 Community Star. Organisations are encouraged by the Society to nominate volunteers for their commitment and dedication to improving the lives of local people. The award, which is in its third successive

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7 Mar 2019
Mansfield Building Society raises £14,000 for Macmillan in 2 years and extends support into 2019

Mansfield Building Society has reached the milestone of raising £14,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support in just two years with all donations benefitting those affected by cancer in Mansfield, Ashfield and Chesterfield.   In December 2016, staff at the Society chose Macmillan as its Charity Partner, with a commitment to raise at least £5,000 over 2

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5 Mar 2019
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Shine 4 Cazi in 2019!

Over the last five years many 2020 Members have followed my story and supported my fundraising activities in aid of Cancer Research UK, together we have raised a fantastic £25,000 so far to fund ongoing research into fighting Breast Cancer in memory of my beautiful wife and soulmate Cazi for which I am truly grateful.

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14 Feb 2019
A Question of Sport in Mansfield

Monday, 4th March 2019 – 1861 Suite at Mansfield Town Football Club.

Many of you looking at this page will be very familiar with the BBC’s A Question of Sport programme.

What you may not know is that here in Mansfield every March the Armchair Club host a successful and very professional QoS style evening.

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7 Feb 2019
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MOJO 2019

A DAY CRAMMED FULL OF MOTIVATION, INSPIRATION & BAD-ASSERY… 23rd FEB 2019 0900-1700 (Registration opens at 0830) ALL PROCEEDS WILL GO TO RUSHDEN MIND, A CHARITY AFFILIATED WITH NATIONAL MIND AND DEDICATED TO MENTAL HEALTH. You won’t want to miss our incredible line-up of speakers who are donating their time for free.. David Taylor – Naked Leader Paul

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7 Feb 2019
AW Safety support The Lighthouse Club

AW Safety’s latest fundraising efforts are to assist the Lighthouse Club Construction benevolent charity. They are already donating 20% of any PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) sale profits until 31st May but are arranging a charity pub quiz in Edwinstowe on 21st March at 7.30pm in the Robin Hood Pub (please go along if you are free

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7 Feb 2019
R.E.A.L. Education are unveiling exciting new plans on February 13

R.E.A.L. Education are unveiling plans for a new East Midlands based Construction Training Academy on February 13th. Working in collaboration with surrounding local authorities, industry partners, the CITB and other third party agencies, the new academy sets out to address the skills shortage faced regionally by the industry. They are seeking to establish collaborative partnerships

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31 Jan 2019
Flexible Recruitment Partnership Ltd and Miss Mansfield and Sherwood Forest team up for ‘Rethink’

Flexible Recruitment Partnership Ltd has joined together with Bethany Wigley, Miss Mansfield and Sherwood Forest, to support her chosen Charity Rethink Mental Illness. We are looking for support from local businesses to aid both Bethany’s chosen charity and also help the local economy and Mansfield and Ashfield people find work. Simply click on the link

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24 Jan 2019
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Ashfield Citizens Advice helps people to cut the cost of energy bills

Ashfield Citizens Advice will be holding events around the district to help take the sting out of people’s fuel bills. These events will take place during Big Energy Saving Week (21 January – 25 January), a national campaign run by Citizens Advice. In Ashfield, Citizens Advice have teamed up with Nottinghamshire Energy Partnership to help

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17 Jan 2019
The Gruffalo arrives in Mansfield on 12th February

NIDAS Families will be performing their interpretation of The Gruffalo in front of a live audience for the first time on 12th February at Mansfield Business Centre, Ashfield Avenue, Mansfield,  NG18 2AE!   Produced and directed by Libby Dove, they have been rehearsing following the success of their previous performance at our AGM last year.

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9 Jan 2019
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The Mansfield helps St John’s Outreach Project be more accessible with new disabled toilet

St John’s Outreach Project have purchased and decorated a new disabled toilet with help of a £500 donation and volunteering from The Mansfield Building Society. St John’s Outreach Project is an organisation established by local residents in the Kirkby area, which provides support to vulnerable people at its community centre on Skegby Road. The group

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4 Jan 2019
R.E.A.L. Education are unveiling plans for a new East Midlands based Construction Training Academy

R.E.A.L. Education are unveiling plans for a new East Midlands based Construction Training Academy. Working in collaboration with surrounding local authorities, industry partners, the CITB and other third party agencies, the new academy sets out to address the skills shortage faced regionally by the industry. They are seeking to establish collaborative partnerships with interested parties,

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2 Jan 2019
Students run to boost night shelter funds

West Nottinghamshire College students were seen running away from the Derby Road campus in droves on 19 December – all in the name of festive fundraising.   Over 140 runners took part in the annual 5km Santa fun run from college, to Berry Hill Park and back, dressed in an array of Christmas-themed costumes.  

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2 Jan 2019
Food and festive treats for furry friends

Animals at a rescue centre in Radcliffe-on-Trent are getting gifts of food, bedding, toys and treats thanks to the efforts of animal care students from West Nottinghamshire College.   The college’s annual shoe box appeal saw over 30 boxes and parcels donated and festively wrapped by two classes who are learning all about animal welfare.

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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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18 Dec 2018
Jephsons brings early Christmas cheer to Portland College

Mansfield based national interior fit-out specialists, Jephsons Shopfitters, brought some early Christmas cheer to Portland College with the manufacture and installation of a brand-new bar in the College’s Eastwood Suite.  Jephson’s Commercial Director, Ian Jephson, unveiled the new bar to a gathering of business owners and managers at the Mansfield and Ashfield 2020 networking event

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6 Dec 2018
Bringing in the pounds for pups

Students welcomed some cute, loyal and very intelligent special guests to West Nottinghamshire College last week.   Supported by Guide Dogs’ community fundraising development officer,Nichola Bonsall, guide dogs Jingle, Fudge, Jeanie and Darby,  visited the students at the college’s Derby Road campus with their owners and trainers.   For a small donation, students could meet

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29 Nov 2018
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AW Safety Management spearheads local defibrillator fundraiser

Pictured Above left to right: Pete Coleman of The Business Integrity Group and Classic Print Ltd, Danielle Shaw and Adrian Kirkby of AWSM Ltd, Lindsey Marsh – Deputy Head, Amanda Neuville – AWSM Ltd Training Centre Manager and Year 6 pupils Josh Farish & Sylvain Pennington.   A fundraiser which topped more than £900 in

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29 Nov 2018
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Domestic Violence and Abuse – “That’s an HR issue”

Asking businesses to think about raising awareness about domestic violence (DV) with their employees often raises some common responses – “we don’t have an issue with domestic violence here” or “what happens outside of the office is not our concern”. Depending on an organisations’ awareness, approach and response to DV in the workplace may vary

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21 Nov 2018
Foodbank- giving back to the community

In our continued support of our “Giving back to the community” campaign and recognising the ongoing needs of the Ollerton Food Bank AW Safety Management, Edwinstowe House Business Community, St Mary’s Church and both St Mary’s and King Edwin Primary Schools invite our School, Church and Business community members to spread some cheer this Christmas.

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21 Nov 2018
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NIDAS families take to the stage in celebration of living a life free from harm and abuse #everyfamilycounts!

Nottinghamshire Independent Domestic Abuse Service (NIDAS) hosted a celebration AGM for families and key stakeholders at the Create Theatre, WNC on Wednesday 7th November 2018.  Over 40 people, including local businesses and charities, crown prosecution service, law firms, staff, volunteers and friends of NIDAS attended an evening of dance, drama and music performed by families

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15 Nov 2018
Disabled people in Ashfield can be more than £300 a month worse off under Universal Credit, Citizens Advice Ashfield reveals

Citizens Advice Ashfield has said some disabled people in the area could be around £300 a month worse off under Universal Credit compared to the previous system. The new benefit – which rolls 6 legacy benefits such as Jobseeker’s Allowance into one monthly payment – is set to be rolled out in Ashfield in November A

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15 Nov 2018
Make a Will with Fidler & Pepper in November and help Will Aid charities

People who are putting off making a Will are being urged to get them written during November – as they could be helping raise money for charities at the same time. Will writers at Fidler & Pepper Lawyers are once again supporting Will Aid, an annual initiative that runs throughout the month of November that

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15 Nov 2018
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Could your cause benefits from the Robin Hood Lottery Community Fund?

There is £10,800 to share out and local good cause have until 7 December apply for grants of up to £2,000. Mansfield District Council established the local lottery to give to bring additional funding to the community. Now applications are being sought from local groups, organisations and charities for a share of the Robin Hood Lottery Community Fund.

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8 Nov 2018
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Local business jumps at the chance to help this Christmas

Local trampoline park, i-Jump, has announced their partnership with national charity, Family Action, this Christmas.   i-Jump will donate at least 20 stockings full of gifts to the charity, who’s local base is at the Mansfield Woodhouse Children Centre. Family Action will distribute the stockings to local children who otherwise may not receive any presents

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Pinxton Amateur Boxing Club purchase knockout new equipment with help from Mansfield Building Society

Pinxton Amateur Boxing Club (ABC) has received a total donation of £500 from Mansfield Building Society’s Community Support Scheme to purchase new gloves, ropes and punching bags. The club is an inclusive group with both males and females taking part from the age of 5 and has grown to be a successful local organisation, drawing

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