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Stags re-sign former striker Green

Mansfield Town have re-signed striker Matt Green.

Mansfield Town have re-signed striker Matt Green (right) Credit: Mansfield Town

The 28-year-old has signed a permanent deal to return to One Call Stadium.

Both myself and the chairman have thought long and hard in order to beat off competition from League One and Championship clubs to capture the signature of Matt Green. It’s a statement of our intent going into next season and it’s great to have him back on board. I thank the chairman for making this happen.

– Mansfield Town manager Adam Murray

The Stags have also signed left-back Malvind Benning on a free transfer.

Concerns grow for missing 15-year-old girl

Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing 15-year-old girl.

Credit: Nottinghamshire Police

Jenna Abdullah, who is also known as Jenna Taylor, was last seen leaving her Annesley Woodhouse home at about midday on Sunday 10 May 2015.

She was thought to be going to see a friend but has not been since.

Police and Jenna's family are growing increasingly concerned and keen for her or anyone who has seen her to get in touch.

Jenna is described as white with a slim build and long straight hair.

She was wearing a green parker type coat, with a red crop top, either black leggings or stone washed jeans and black Adidas trainers.


Inquiry into historic abuse at Nottinghamshire children's homes

Nottinghamshire Police has confirmed an inquiry is underway to investigate a number of allegations of historic abuse affecting ten former children's homes or residential premises in the County of Nottinghamshire.

The Operation Xeres team is investigating a small number of complaints of historic physical, emotional, mental and sexual abuse reported by people who were in care for a variety of reasons, but who are now adults.

The inquiry is looking at allegations dating between 1940 and the 1990s at Skegby Hall, the former Whatton Young Offenders Institution, Repton Lodge in Worksop, Laybrook in Mansfield, Berry Hill Open Air School in Mansfield, The Ridge in Mansfield, Amberdale in Stapleford, Ashley House in Worksop, South Collingham Hall, and Cauldwell House in Southwell.

None of the allegations relate to the premises' current use.


Woman missing in Mansfield

Police concerned for the welfare of a 55-year-old woman from Mansfield have appealed for the public’s assistance in finding her.

Credit: Nottinghamshire Police

Diane Renshaw was reported missing earlier this evening and officers are particularly concerned for her well-being.

Officers searching for Diane believe she took the bus from Mansfield to Nottingham earlier today.

Mansfield's B&Q shuts its doors after 26 years

B&Q has announced that it is closing its store in Mansfield town centre after 26 years in business.

The lease on the building has expired and will not be renewed Credit: Press Association

35 jobs will be lost when the DIY retailer shuts its doors for the last time on Baums Lane on Saturday 6th June.

Officials have said that the lease on the building has expired and will not be renewed.

The firm’s nearby stores on the Old Mill Industrial Estate at Mansfield Woodhouse and Mansfield Road, Sutton will remain open.

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