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Watch: The newspaper only interested in good news!

Did you know that Mansfield is home to a rather special publication? A newspaper which has turned its back on conflict and controversy - and is only interested in happy stories!

The team behind the Mansfield and Ashfield News Journal believe it's the only paper in the country which deals solely in good news.

  • Take a glimpse below - and see the full report on our programme at 6pm.

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Man charged with robbery after bike theft

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Tyler Beech, 19, of Lindhurst Lane, Mansfield, has been charged with robbery after police received a report that a woman was pulled off her BMX by a male, causing her to fall to the ground, before he rode off on the bike.

It happened on the path running alongside the back of the Cuckoo Birch pub in Jubilee Way South on Wednesday 16 November. Birch has been bailed to appear at Mansfield Magistrates' Court on December 21.

CCTV released following assault on man in wheelchair

Police have released CCTV footage of a man they want to speak to following an assault in Mansfield in Nottinghamshire.

The man is reported to have pushed several people, including a man in a wheelchair, and punched another man on the Market Place at around 4pm on Wednesday 28 September.

The man shown in the CCTV is around 6ft tall, of a medium build and in his late 20s. He was wearing a denim jacket with a grey hood, shorts and trainers. He was also carrying or wearing a black and white hat.

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Police appeal to communities to report possible sightings of missing Melanie

Divers have been searching in Nottinghamshire for a woman who has been missing for over a week. Melanie Wilson was last seen in Mansfield at about 11:20pm on Wednesday 19 October. The Police Dive Team were out searching at Sutton Lawn Park, in Sutton-in-Ashfield, yesterday afternoon (26 October). Police are particularly concerned as she is usually very active on social media, but she does not have her mobile with her. They are now appealing to members of the public to stay alert to possible sightings of the 22 year old. Inspector Nick Butler, Mansfield district commander at Nottinghamshire Police is part of the search.

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