Start or Join your local Neighbourhood watch Review local crime stats online Report information to the Police securely Receive Alerts by Text, Voice and email: stay in touch Start a scheme

Newgate Lane Event

Newgate Lane School will be hosting an event on Tuesday 19 July 2011 to mark the improvements to Newgate Lane Field.

The event is designed to be afternoon of information services and activities, suitable for children and adults - and will run from 1:30pm to 3:00pm

The purpose of the event is to:
  • publicise the “Nicer Newgate” community garden (funded by Awards For All)
  • publicise the Newgate Lane community safety improvements (funded by NCC’s Local Improvement Scheme)
  • raise awareness of environmental issues in the Mansfield area, and to showcase groups, projects and activities
  • provide opportunities for children and adults to learn about wildlife

The event is open to Local Residents; Children who attend Newgate Lane School, and their families; Families that use the Newgate Lane Children’s Centre.

There will be many exciting displays and activities provided by local groups and service providers:

  • Community Rangers : care and protection of urban wildlife
  • Dogs Trust : responsible dog ownership
  • Extended Services : consultation
  • Family Lives : support services for parents
  • Kate Stubbings (community learning) : fun activities, to promote family learning
  • Lets Build : information and advice around drugs and alcohol issues
  • Local Improvement Scheme : environmental and safety projects
  • Localism Officers : Neighbourhood Alert system, plus all-age nature quizzes
  • Mansfield Play Forum : play activities
  • MDC Dog Warden : responsible dog ownership
  • MDC Leisure Services : services and activities for young people
  • MDC Neighbourhood Warden : responsible citizenship, and reduction of crime and ASB
  • NCC Brook Farm : environmental services and projects
  • NCC Play Development : children's games and activities (5 - 11 years)
  • NCC Youth Service : local youth activities and support services
  • Neighbourhood Police Team : responsible citizenship, and reduction of crime and ASB
  • Newgate Lane School : fund-raising activities and refreshments 
  • NIDAS (Nottinghamshire Independent Domestic Abuse Service) : support services
  • Nottinghamshire Fire Service : fire safety
  • Nottinghamshire Trading Standards : prevention of doorstep crime and distraction burglaries
  • Nottinghamshire Women’s Aid : support services
  • RSPB : care and conservation of wild birds, and signing-up of new members
  • Sherwood Forest Trust : bird/bat boxes
  • SureStart Children's Centre : children's games and activities (under 5's)
  • West Notts College : community education

    For more information, contact David Parker on 01623 443751 or e-mail

Discuss this news article

Please see terms below before using this feature
Please be aware that the facility above is a Facebook service, posting your views will make some of your Facebook information visible to everyone (as with any Facebook activity).

The system administrators (VISAV Limited) monitor the content added. Any misuse or objectionable material should be reported to

The views expressed do not represent the views of the system administrators who are VISAV Limited, the Police, Neighbourhood Watch and other Information Provider using this service. The System Administrators make no guarantee, endorsement and accept no liability, regarding the discussion service above, including, but not limited to, its availability, accuracy, currency, content, quality or lack of objectionable or offensive content.