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10 Jul 2019
Have your say on college’s role in the community

Employers and stakeholders across Mansfield and Ashfield are invited to hear from West Nottinghamshire College’s new principal and chief executive, Andrew Cropley, about the college’s plans on a range of issues, and have their say on how all parties can work together more closely for the benefit of the local community.

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2 Jul 2019
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June’s Breakfast Meeting –
Chairman’s Update

Russell writes: This morning we were reminded why if you need the best advice, you go to people who know what they are talking about, and who have a vision for themselves and for your business.   Rod Fuller of Action Coach Mansfield kindly sponsored the meeting and was challenged to explain just how you

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26 Jun 2019
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RECRUITING TALENT 2019:
New Approaches for a New Era

Join BBO and D2N2 on Friday 19th July 2019, 9-12, for this free event, to learn, share and discuss new approaches to recruiting your talent. (followed by lunch and exhibitor marketplace). Host: The BBO D2N2 Employer Engagement Steering Group Venue:  Derby College, Roundhouse Road, Derby, DE24 8JE Date: Friday 19th July 2019 Time: 9am to

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4 Jun 2019
Free training for everyone- Google Digital Garage High Streets Tour

Ben Bradley MP has organised another Google Garage event in Mansfield focusing with business on the high street. Google are coming to Mansfield to deliver free, in person workshops so people can learn about digital marketing, social media and analytics. However you want to grow your business online, Google Digital Garage can provide free training

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3 Jun 2019
Mansfield and Ashfield Business Community Celebrates Success at the Annual 2020 Ball and Awards 2019
Nearly 300 leading business people gathered together to recognise achievements at the annual 2020 ball and business awards at The John Fretwell Centre, Mansfield. Hosted by Mansfield and Ashfield 2020 business development group the night acknowledged and rewarded the achievement of local businesses that have shown entrepreneurial and enterprising fortitude, whilst recognising their contribution to.....
9 May 2019
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Conference & Expo to take journey into the future

Renowned public speaker Dean Johnson is set to be a keynote speaker at the eagerly-anticipated and fully-funded D2N2 Digital Conference & Expo 19. Taking place on 16 May from 8.30am to 3.45pm at The Nottingham Belfry (for businesses based in Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire), places are free to attend (subject to eligibility) but are limited. As an

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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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18 Apr 2019
3D Printing: Tool or Toy? Ingenuity Breakfast Event

Over recent years, 3D printing (also known as Additive Manufacturing) has found tremendous global resonance as a novel technology, but it now needs to demonstrate its capability to reliably deliver value in real-life applications.   The University of Nottingham is at the forefront of 3D printing research and holding a talk on 30th April at

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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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21 Mar 2019
Join Rod Fuller Business Growth Specialist for a Free Business Growth Masterclass!

Join Rod Fuller Business Growth Specialist for a Free Business Growth Masterclass Tuesday 2nd April 9.30am—12.30pm at Ransom Wood Business Park, Mansfield, NG21 0HJ. This is an amazing free, practical seminar that will give you clear actions to take away, and implement in your business. Actions that will: make you more money from your business accelerate your sales

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20 Feb 2019
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Mansfield Town Spring Business Fair

MTFC would like to invite you to their very first Spring Business Fair, taking place on Wednesday 06 March from 10am until 3pm in their 1861 and Kevin Bird Suites at One Call Stadium. In partnership with NatWest, this event is free entry for all local businesses. They wish to bring the local community together

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20 Feb 2019
Lawyers launch their first ever £199 Lasting Power of Attorney initiative

Specialists at Fidler & Pepper Lawyers have launched a new initiative aimed at giving people peace of mind should they stop being able to make decisions for themselves. The initiative sees Fidler & Pepper offer to arrange Lasting Powers of Attorney for just £199.00 (Plus VAT) per person, per POA, throughout the month of March

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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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13 Feb 2019
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R.E.A.L. Foundation Trust Golf Day- Friday July 5th

R.E.A.L. Education are delighted to announce that the R.E.A.L. Foundation Trust Golf Day will this year again be sponsored by the Cowans Group.

It’s to be held on Friday 5th July at Rufford Park Golf and Country Club. 

Paul Ragsdale of Cowens Group commented:  “We are delighted to be supporting R.E.A.L. Education’s Golf Day for the 2nd year running.”

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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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6 Feb 2019
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Help for your staff to stay ahead with the Stay Ahead programme

Academy Transformation Trust Further Education (ATTFE) have teamed up with Nottingham City Council to help staff from local businesses gain a Level 2 or 3 qualification with the Stay Ahead programme.  This covers the following sectors: construction; creative and digital industries; health and social care; low carbon; transport equipment manufacturing. All the details can be

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17 Jan 2019
Samworth Academy: ‘New Year New Me’

On Friday the 25th January Samworth Academy are running a ‘Year 10 employability, skills and career ambitions’ whole day event called ‘New Year New Me’. It’s going to look at extracting the existing skillset that the students already have but might not realise they have. It will also be an opportunity for students to start

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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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10 Jan 2019
A health check to ensure your foundations are right!

Free to attend, on Wednesday 30th January 2019 in association with Hampshire Hill, Stopford Associates and Barclays, Hopkins Solicitors are hosting their first Commercial Breakfast Briefing of 2019. Designed to help new and established  businesses alike, this will include topics lead by each of the above  to guide business owners through the full business life

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15 Nov 2018
An Introduction to Paid Social Advertising

Planning and implementation of ad campaigns across a range of social media platforms including Facebook (Instagram), Twitter and LinkedIn. If you are already using social media for your business (or you have recently attended the “Integrating Social Media In to Your Business” 2-Day Workshop), you will be aware that social media marketing can be cost

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25 Oct 2018
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Jerry Green Christmas Charity Ball

It’s full steam ahead for the organisers of the exciting Jerry Green Christmas Charity Ball.  All they need now is for you to make it a success by supporting the event. All the details can be found by clicking here.

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18 Oct 2018
Art Showcase is a shining success!

R.E.A.L. Education recently showcased the work of their pupils and students on Wednesday 17th October and I had the pleasure of attending and seeing the quality of work their students produce. There was a wide range of artwork both traditional and electronic.  There was even artwork created by robots programmed by students. The level of

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18 Oct 2018
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Becky Electrifies Armchair Club Sporting Heroes Audience

On Thursday October 11th a packed Civic Quarter enjoyed ‘The Sporting Heroes Ball’, a dazzling multi-media celebration of Mansfield’s Armchair Club and all the local sports people and clubs it has supported over the 36 years since its launch in 1982. Since inception the Armchair Club has given over £210,000 to dozens of local able-bodied

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17 Oct 2018
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HALL-FAST EXTEND COMMUNITY PROJECTS DEAL WITH NOTTINGHAM RUGBY

This renewed partnership, which will run until 2022, allows for the continuation of the North Notts Community Partnership at Mansfield’s Fountaindale SEN School and Ravenshead Church of England School. Hall-Fast Managing Director Malcolm Hall MBE said: “I am very proud that over the last seven years Hall-Fast have been able to support Nottingham Rugby’s Community

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9 Oct 2018
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‘Shine for Cazi’ success story in support of Cancer Research UK

Many of you will know 2020 supporter Mike Farley and remember his wife Carol or Cazi.  Sadly, Cazi died of breast Cancer in 2013 and since that time Mike has dedicated himself to raising funds to support Cancer Research UK in its vital research into fighting Breast Cancer.  Mike has achieved great things and sent us

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26 Sep 2018
Brexit and Trade Conference – East Midlands

East Midlands Chamber are organising two conference about Brexit and Trade.  The details are: 22 October, 8.45-1pm, Nottingham Forest Football Club: East Midlands Brexit and Trade Conference – through a series of panel discussions, keynote speakers and workshops, this free conference session will give attendees the practical advice they need to help meet the challenges

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26 Sep 2018
Free tickets for Nottingham RFC v Doncaster – Paviors

Please see a flyer below and an Eventbrite link below for FREE tickets courtesy of Mansfield & Ashfield 2020 Member, Hall-Fast Industrial Supplies Ltd. Hall-Fast sponsor both Paviors and Nottingham Rugby.  There are 500 tickets to claim and are being offered to Mansfield & Ashfield 2020 members as Hall-Fast are the match sponsors. Friends and

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26 Sep 2018
AW Safety – offers of the month

************************************ OPEN COURSES 17-19th October – book by 15.10.18 First Aid at Work Level 3 £175.00 – Reduced to £145 Please quote PROMO Code: FAW/10/30 *************************************** E-LEARNING COURSES Buy 2 courses get one FREE On all courses of lesser or same value Please quote PROMO Code: BTGOF Click here for a list of courses we currently

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12 Sep 2018
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Team Endurance Karting

Live Pay in association with Red Line present : Team Endurance Karting at The Kurburgring, 4-5 Fulwood Rd North, Huthwaite, NG17 2NB 26th September 2018 From 6:30pm for registration and briefing, racing starts at 7:00pm. Enter your team of 4 drivers now, cost £100 per team with £50 per team being donated to Macmillan Cancer

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5 Sep 2018
Ashfield and Mansfield Jobs Fairs 2018

Now running as annual events, the Ashfield and Mansfield Jobs Fairs offer fantastic opportunities to meet with local jobseekers.  In fact, it’s also free to attend and everyone is welcome.  If you are struggling to recruit through conventional methods, then these Jobs Fairs may be exactly what you need.  The Ashfield Jobs Fair is on Friday

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5 Sep 2018
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Enabling Innovation – Innovation support for SMEs’ breakfast meeting

The next Insight Breakfast Meeting will take place at Vision West Nottinghamshire College, in the University Centre, room 103 on Wednesday 12th September from 7.00-11.00am. All the details can be found by clicking here. Event details Successful selling can only be achieved with vision, focus, perseverance, belief and passion. This session will provide an insight

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31 Aug 2018
September Ingenuity Events

September has quickly crept up on us which is when all things Ingenuity kick off again! There are several events scheduled for September so take a look below. These are all free workshops/breakfast events for SMEs based in Nottingham and Derbyshire. 13th September – Creativity to Grow your Business one day workshop Creativity is a powerful

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AW Safety course- special offer for 2020 members and supporters

IOSH Managing Safely 25-27th September 2018 £475.00 on offer at £395.00 if booked by 20.9.18 Please quote promo code IOSH/09/80 Venue: Training Centre, AW Safety Management Ltd, Edwinstowe House, High Street, Edwinstowe, Mansfield, Notts, NG21 9PR For more details or to make a booking, contact the office on 01623 821516 or training@awsafety.co.uk Web: www.awsafety.co.uk

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17 Aug 2018
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Warning to heed Tour of Britain parking restrictions

Motorists in Mansfield are being urged to heed temporary parking restrictions, which will be in force during the OVO Energy Tour of Britain cycle race next month, to avoid the risk of having their vehicles towed away. The final five miles of the Nottinghamshire stage of the prestigious race, Britain’s largest free sporting event, will

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Asbestos Awareness Course in Edwinstowe on Sept 6th 2018

Asbestos Awareness Course Sept 6th 2018 in Edwinstowe The statistics speak for themselves. Asbestos related deaths are still on the increase. Are you and your employees aware of the dangers and health implications of long term exposure? For multiple place company bookings discount may apply Call 01623 821516 or email info@awsafety.co.uk to book a place

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7 Aug 2018
AW SAFETY’S latest offer re courses

Valid until 28th August 2018 30th August 2018 1 day Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work £95.00 – Book by 28.8.18 for Buy One Get One FREE Please quote PROMO Code:  “EFAW/BOGO” *************************************** 6th September 2018 Asbestos Awareness £95.00 – Book by 28.8.18 for Buy One Get One FREE Please quote PROMO Code: “ASB/BOGO” *************************************** 11th –

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7 Aug 2018
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Pendragon Training Academy Charity Challenge Supporting MIND – 16th August 2018

  It is that time of year when Pendragon will be making an all-out effort to support our nominated charity which, for 2018, is MIND.   MIND provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.   Because of MIND, millions more

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3 Aug 2018
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LivePay invite you to the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning!

This year LivePay are looking to support the “World’s Biggest Coffee Morning” Why not join us on Friday September 28th 2018 at our Mansfield office? With the school holidays now upon us businesses tend to find things are a little quieter than usual which allows them to consider changes. If one of the things you

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2 Aug 2018
What’s on in August at Kingfisher Court

At Kingfisher Court we like to have a lot of FUN at our home.  All these events are open and free of charge to anyone wishing to join us. Everyone is welcome.   Armed Forces Day Saturday 4th August 11am-3pm You are warmly invited to join us in honouring our wonderful Armed Forces with a Squadron Display Team, military

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1 Aug 2018
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Tour of Britain comes to Mansfield and Ashfield in September

The Tour is back in Nottinghamshire this year and two of Mansfield and Ashfield 2020 Patrons are working hard to make it happen. Mansfield and Ashfield District Councils are busy making plans to ensure that everything is in place for it to be a great success locally. It’s one of the most prestigious cycling events

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11 Jul 2018
Colour for kids at college

A world of colour and creativity is being organised for youngsters at West Nottinghamshire College’s art studio this August. The summer art workshops on both 6 and 7 August will take place at the Derby Road campus and will be aimed at different age groups to bring out their artistic talents. The Creating Disney World

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11 Jul 2018
Starting a business in Ashfield or Mansfield?

Latest news from in and around Ashfield & Mansfield Visit invest.ashfield-mansfield.com or email invest@ashfield-mansfield.com View this in your browser Then this FREE programme is for you! Programme Dates: Week 1: Monday 16th & Tuesday 17th July Week 2: Monday 23rd July Location: Mansfield i-Centre, Oakham Business Park, Hamilton Way, Mansfield, NG18 5BR This intensive 2 day

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11 Jul 2018
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Kingfisher Court- what’s on!

What’s On in July At Kingfisher Court we like to have a lot of FUN at our home.  All these events are open and free of charge to anyone wishing to join us. Everyone is welcome.   SUMMER FETE Saturday 21st July 11am – 3pm We are revisiting some good old fashioned seaside memories bringing the beach to Kingfisher! We will

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10 Jul 2018
Protect and Prepare : Secure Your Business Action Planning Workshop

Understand the threats and develop a strategy to protect your business. Working in today’s digital age can present many threats to businesses, both large and small. Protect and Prepare: Secure Your Business consists of three main elements Resilience, Recovery and Contingency. This workshop has been developed to help you understand these elements and will provide you with the knowledge required

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2 Jul 2018
Free workshop for members.  Harness the Power of Pictures!

Free workshop for members.  Harness the Power of Pictures for your Business at The Ingenuity Centre, University of Nottingham Innovation Park.   Following his breakfast talk on Tuesday 5th June, Dr Mark Rawlinson will be delving deeper into the theme of ‘The Power of Pictures’ at this full day workshop. Delegates are welcome to register for both

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18 Jun 2018
Free stand at Ashfield and Mansfield Jobs Fair available for 2020 Members

Invest Mansfield & Ashfield (Ashfield & Mansfield Regeneration Service) are holding their annual jobs fairs again in Ashfield and Mansfield bringing together local employers with vacancies, recruitment specialists, training providers and organisations set up to provide practical employment support and guidance with residents from across the County who are looking for opportunities to either return to

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14 Jun 2018
3 DAY IOSH MANAGING SAFELY COURSE

AW Safety Management Ltd are holding a 3 day #IOSH Managing Safely course on 25th – 27th September 2018 taking place at our Edwinstowe Office. Cost is just £475pp. Call 01623 821516 or email info@awsafety.co.uk to book your place. Check our website for further course content details. For multiple place company bookings we can bring

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14 Jun 2018
Need to know more about manual handling of loads?

As part of our June initiative to promote accident prevention we are please to offer our 1 Day AoFAQ Level 2 Manual Handling course.   July 3rd, 2018 at our Edwinstowe training facility Cost is just £95pp. Call 01623 821516 or email info@awsafety.co.uk to book your place. Check our website for further course content details

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29 May 2018
Evolve Alliance proudly hosts their second conference: Collaborate now, Innovate now, the class of 2035 Needs YOU!

Wednesday, 10th October 2018 at 09:30  – 15:30 Ransom Wood Conference Suite, Southwell Road, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG21 0HJ All the details and keynote speakers can be found at Evolve Alliance Invitation For any further details, please email Michael Lucas (mlucas@evolvetrust.org) or call Michael on 07482 240669.  

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24 May 2018
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Fun dog show and cup cakes- all set for June

 What’s On in June At Kingfisher Court we like to have a lot of FUN at our home.  All these events are open and free of charge to anyone wishing to join us. Everyone is welcome.   ALZHEIMER’S SOCIETY CUPCAKE DAY Thursday 14th June – 10am to 12 noon. Please come and join us at Kingfisher Court as we support

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18 May 2018
Engineering Showcase Invitation

      2018 Engineering Showcase InvitationLocal engineering companies are invited to come along to West Notts College’s Engineering Showcase.   The showcase is being held at the Vision University Centre next Wednesday 23rd May, with a lunch and networking session 12-12.45pm, followed by a session 12.45 -2.00pm for guests to drop in at any

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17 May 2018
Enterprising students develop supermarket products

Young business entrepreneurs and budding marketeers from West Nottinghamshire College pitched their best business ideas to industry experts in a competition inspired by television’s Dragon’s Den.   Dubbed the Future Business Leader Challenge, the day-long event was organised by BTEC Level 3 Business Diploma students Millie Hastings, 17, Kelsey Wilson, 18 and Jack Dring, 22.

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17 May 2018
Places on training courses for 2018!

AW Safety Managements announces courses for the second half of 2018 and offers 2020 members a 20% (budget safety) reduction in fees!  Book early! Training Year Planner 2018 Location Duration Accreditation cost Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec IOSH MS High Street, Edwinstowe, NG21 9PR 3 days IOSH £475.00 25-27th First Aid High Street, Edwinstowe,

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16 May 2018
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The Power of Pictures

Nottingham University’s upcoming breakfast event is on ‘The Power of Pictures’. This is a free breakfast event for SMEs based in Nottingham and Derbyshire. The Power of Pictures  – 5th June 2018, 7:45am, The Sir Colin Campbell Building, University of Nottingham Innovation Park

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16 May 2018
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Spice things up with Thai cuisine classes

Those with a passion for cooking can learn to cook Thai dishes at West Nottinghamshire College’s Refined fine dining restaurant this month. The Learn To Cook Thai class takes place on Wednesday 23 May from 5-9pm in the state-of-the-art kitchens at the college’s Derby Road campus. Dishes such as spring rolls, vegetarian stir fry noodles,

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16 May 2018
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Ladies Day at Southwell Racecourse

Join us for our biggest day of the year here at Southwell. A big crowd and a great atmosphere is guaranteed, with live music from Abba Arrival and a best dressed competition. There are lots of different ticket packages on offer to suit any budget. Our Super Saver (single admission) ticket will be available at

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10 May 2018
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Crime and dine at Mansfield restaurant

A thrilling evening of fine food and fun is coming to West Nottinghamshire College’s Refined restaurant next week.   On Wednesday 17 May, from 7pm, diners have ‘An Invitation To Murder’ at the Derby Road-based restaurant at a three-course event set in the 1920s, hosted by Big Head Events.   Diners will join in the

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10 May 2018
Digital Know How Workshop- free of charge!

Ben Bradley MP, Member of Parliament, has recently met with Google and is promoting the fact that Lloyds Banking Group will be holding a Digital Know How Workshop on Friday 15th June 2018, 9:30am to 1:45pm at the Civic Centre, Chesterfield Road South, Mansfield, NG19 7BH. The free workshop, run in partnership with Google and

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26 Apr 2018
Mansfield and Ashfield Business Community Celebrates Success at the Annual 2020 Ball and Awards 2018
Over 200 leading business people gathered together to recognise achievements at the annual 2020 ball and business awards at The John Fretwell Centre, Mansfield. Hosted by Mansfield and Ashfield 2020 business development group the night acknowledged and rewarded the achievement of local businesses that have shown entrepreneurial and enterprising fortitude, whilst recognising their contribution to.....
11 Apr 2018
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Fine food with refined entertainment

A relaxing and refined evening of jazz and good food is coming to a Mansfield restaurant this April. Jazz night will be taking place at West Nottinghamshire College’s Refined fine dining restaurant on the evening of Thursday 19 April, when diners can experience a three-course meal with entertainment. Music will be played courtesy of Unrelated

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5 Apr 2018
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MIKE FARLEY’S SHINE FUNDRAISING 2018 IN MEMORY OF CAZI

I am sure many 2020 Members will remember my beautiful wife and soulmate Carol or Cazi as she was known to her many friends, as you will know I lost my Cazi to breast Cancer in 2013 and since that time I have dedicated myself to raising funds to support Cancer Research UK in its

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17 Nov 2017
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Mansfield 2020 January Breakfast Meeting: Thursday 29th
We host a regular monthly breakfast meeting on the last Thursday of every month from 7.15am - 9am at Oakham Suite, 155 Nottingham Road, Mansfield, Nottingham, NG18 4AE. Our meetings regularly attract over 120 local decision-makers from various sectors. Thank you to our January breakfast meeting sponsors Ingeus - they help people realise their potential!.....