Mansfield Archive

May 20, 2021
Mansfield Viaduct

Iconic Mansfield Viaduct To Feature In TV Production

Mansfield District Council, supported by partners Mansfield BID, helped to ensure filming of scenes for the four-part limited series, starring Olivia Colman (The Favourite, The Crown) and David Thewlis (Wonder Woman, Fargo, the Harry Potter series), went smoothly.

Feb 20, 2021
Mansfield News

Community Orchard Comes To Fruition

A bit of snow didn't stop 100 saplings from being planted in Berry Hill Park, creating the ninth community orchard in Mansfield District Council's open spaces.

Jan 1, 2021
Film Production

Media Students’ Work Helps Mansfield Prepare For Cash Boost

The Making Mansfield Place Board has recently outlined plans for how up to £25 million of potential funding could be spent on transforming the area.

Jan 1, 2021
Friends Of The Earth

Students Branch Out Their Skills For National Tree Week

That’s because it was National Tree Week 28 Nov–6 Dec 2020) and over a thousand young trees have been planted around the college’s perimeter fence with the help of a Branching Out grant from The Tree Council, one of the UK’s leading tree charities.

Nov 1, 2020

Mansfield Historic Quarter

Mansfield was first granted a market charter in 1227 at a time that coincided with the beginnings of small-scale quarrying and textile manufacture. Over the following centuries the town continued to grow, its geographical importance key to its progression, with direct routes to Nottingham, Newark, Worksop, Chesterfield and Rotherham, and of course as the original roots of Sherwood Forest. By the 18th century, the town had expanded to accommodate industrial advances. Malting of hops for breweries was overtaken towards the end of the century by framework knitting with an abundance of mills po...
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