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‘The Toffee Hut brings poetry to town’

By Phoebe Cox / May 16, 2022
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On Sunday the 15th of May, history was made here in Mansfield as the year-old quirky cafe on Regent Street celebrated local creativity by hosting one of Nottingham Poetry Festival’s closing acts.  ‘An evening with Richard C. Bower & Guests’ saw the intimate venue sell out as residents came along to enjoy an evening of…

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Who is Richard C. Bower?

By Phoebe Cox / March 22, 2022
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Richard carries himself with a philosophical and humble nature, demonstrating an evolving sense of self-awareness that is infectious and commendable, particularly in a world where everyone wants to live externally. Richard prefers to go inwards and draw out the personal, applying his personality and experience to poetry, as a painter brings to life a canvas…

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ALL ABOUT EBONY

By Phoebe Cox / August 17, 2021
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Ebony Broughton, who goes by ‘EBONY’ is a 15-year-old singer/songwriter from Mansfield. As well as pursuing music academically at her secondary school, due to receiving a music scholarship, Ebony is a member of the local band The Publics. The young singer also works on her solo material when she isn’t performing in her school’s choir.…

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JAMIE ‘JUDOKA’ JOHNSON

By Phoebe Cox / August 11, 2021
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Mansfield district-born Jamie Johnson is a Judo instructor who works for the British Judo Association. Johnson competed internationally before becoming a coach. Johnson celebrated a huge achievement in the Olympics towards the end of July, as one of the young women whom the Warsop resident coaches, Coventry’s Chelsie Giles, won Britain’s first medal of Tokyo…

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