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Men’s Mental Health Support

Every Monday from 8pm – 10pm there is a men’s mental health support session being held at the Debdale Park Sports Club. There is no pressure to stay or to talk and there’s also no fee to go along. The sessions are purely for men to go along and let off some steam whether that’s by joining in a five-a-side match or a football darts match or you can just blast a football around to release some pressure if you wish. You can sit and chat or keep yourself to yourself it’s entirely up to you. The session is there for you to use as you need to and once a month the Muted mental health charity will be there too to offer some professional help and advice. All levels of fitness are welcome and you can literally do as little or as much, both mentally and physically, as you want to. There’s no need to nook simply turn up on the night at some point during the 2 hour time slot.

 

Bike4bibles Fundraising Challenge

September is bike4bibles month and one local lady called Ann Griffiths has partnered with The Bible Society to raise funds for them so that they can print and distribute bibles to those wanting them but either can’t afford to buy one or aren’t able to get hold of one. Ann is attempting to cycle 300 miles during September (10 miles per day) on an exercise bike to raise as much as she can for this great cause. You might think it’s easy challenge on an exercise bike but Ann, in her own words, is no ‘spring chicken’ and hasn’t been on a bike for over 60 years!! We wish Ann the best of luck in her endeavour! If you want to donate towards Ann’s fundraising please visit her Just Giving page at www.justgiving.com/fundraising/ann-griffiths5.

 

Weekly Veterans Group

There is a new weekly Veteran’s Group social meeting being held every Tuesday between 10am – 12.30pm at MIND on St John Street in Mansfield. The group has been set up to enable like minded people to get together and discuss any issues they may be having or simply to just go along, have a cuppa and a chat with a fellow veteran. Veteran’s of all ages welcome.

 

Weekly Disco Returns

Before the Covid Pandemic began a lovely lady called Sally Rowland used to run a weekly disco at The Towers in Mansfield. The disco was especially for people of all ages with all kinds of physical and learning disabilities to mix and have a great time. Due to high demand her colleague, Phil Bullock, has managed to get the weekly disco up and running again. The Disco will now be every Thursday from 6.30pm at The Towers on Botany Avenue in Mansfield. So get your glad rags on and get down there to meet up with old friends and new. For any further details you can email Phil at philjb8@gmail.com or call him on 07533 525869.

 

Mansfield Parkrun Is Back

Continuing every Saturday morning from here onwards the Mansfield Parkrun is back! Based at the Manor Recreation Ground in Mansfield Woodhouse everyone is welcome to walk, jog or run around the 5km route for free! Children and well behaved dogs are welcome, children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult and all dogs must be kept on a short leash. Parkrun asks that anyone wanting to take part arrives before 9am as it starts promptly at 9am. Late arrivals will not be allowed to join. Please note that there are no toilet facilities or changing facilities on site so make sure you arrive ready to go. For any further details please visit the Parkrun website at www.parkrun.org.uk/mansfield

 

Monthly Car Boot Sale

On the last Sunday of every month there is a car boot sale happening in the car park of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church on Albert Street in Mansfield Woodhouse. The sale is open to the public from 9am – 12pm, entrance is just 50p per person. Pitches are £5 per spot and can be booked by calling Sue on 07584 411262, set up starts at 8am. The next boot sale is on 26th September, be quick and book your pitch now before they all go.

 

Warsop Old Hall Heritage Project

The Warsop Old Hall Heritage Project continues with more on site activities this month. Activities include photogrammetry, GPR, on site excavations, graveyard surveys and more. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to work alongside archaeologists to learn more about Warsop. The onsite activities this month are from Monday 27th September through to Saturday 2nd October when it’s your chance to be part of excavations of test pits to find evidence of past activity around the Old Hall. To find out more or to book a place please visit their website at www.vibrantwarsop.org

 

Online Book Fair

On Wednesday 29th September from 12noon onwards the PBFA monthly online book fair is happening. There will be many books on sale including second hand and antiquarian with prices to suit all. You can also find prints, manuscripts, posters and lots more on sale too and you will buy direct from the dealers. Why not take a look at the PBFA website for further details, visit www.PBFA.org .

 

Louis’ Charity Day In Aid of Young Mental Health

Louis was a young man who had everything to live for but had been suffering with mental health problems for the last four years. Sadly Louis lost his battle with this earlier this year. His friends and family are trying to raise money and awareness about young people's mental health by holding events including a charity day. The day is on Saturday 2nd October to raise funds for the Nottinghamshire mental health charity, ‘Improving Lives’. At 11am that day there is a bike ride happening from Skegby to the Linden Social Club in Mansfield where the charity day will be happening. Everyone is invited to go along on the bike ride, its £10 for adults to join in and £5 for children. At the Linden Club there will be lots happening including Play Your Cards Right, a raffle, BBQ, a music quiz and lots more. Plus the total amount of money that they have managed to raise will be announced too. For further details or to donate please go to www.totalgiving.co.uk/mypage/louischarityday. Please go along and show your support if you can.

 

Fundraising Event

On Saturday 2nd October starting at 10am there is a fundraising event taking place at The Midland Hotel in Mansfield. There will be a car boot sale, a raffle, tombola, games, a cake stall and lots more. All funds are going towards providing support for local veterans.

 

Family Fun Day In Aid of Local Youngster Fighting Cancer

On Sunday 3rd October from 10am onwards there is a family fun day happening at Sherwood Forest Farm Park to raise vital funds towards life saving treatment for 9 year old Riley who has been fighting cancer for over 6 years now. Riley’s only hope now is treatment abroad which costs over £80,000. Every penny they can raise towards this gives Riley and his family hope and the chance of a normal life ahead of him. So, what they need you to do is to go along on the day have a great time and donate as much as you can possibly afford towards this young man’s courageous battle. Admission is just £2 per adult and everyone is welcome There will be lots to keep you entertained including various inflatable’s, fairground rides, face painting, a falconry display, various stalls, a variety of food stalls, refreshments and lots more. Please, if you can, go along and show your support for Riley and his family.

 

Nottinghamshire Book Fair

On Sunday 3rd October from 10am – 4pm the Nottinghamshire Book Fair is happening at The Patchings Art Centre on Oxton Road in Calverton (NG14 6NU). There will be lots of different dealers there on the day selling every kind of books from first editions to out of print and collectables. There is no admission fee and refreshments will be available. Everyone is welcome to go along. For any further details please call 01159 653479.

 

Harlow Wood Orthopaedic Hospital Staff Reunion

Tickets are on sale now for the Harlow Wood Orthopaedic Hospital staff Reunion that is taking place on 5th October. The original event was planned for March 2020 to mark 25 years since the hospital closed but thanks to Covid it had to be postponed. It is taking place at the John Fretwell Sporting Complex at Sookholme and anyone who worked there in whatever capacity is invited to go along. Tickets are £15 per person which includes a buffet and music. For any further details or to book tickets please call 07497 346534.

 

The Good Dog Family Fun Dog Show

On Saturday 9th October from 10am – 2pm the Good Dog Family Fun Dog Show is happening at Pleasley Pit on Pit Lane in Pleasley. Registration for the dg show is at 9.30am and the judging begins at 10am sharp, it is £2.00 per entry or 3 for £5.00. Best in show wins a £25.00 plus that all

important Rosetta. The café at Pleasley Pit will also be open on the day form 10am – 3pm so food and refreshments will be available. Everyone is invited to take heir pooches along to join in the fun plus Mansfield 103.2’s very own Aaron Outram will be there too. It promises to be a fund day out for all the family to enjoy.

 

 

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