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Government recognise Mansfield's growth in business

Mansfield District Council has been awarded £700,000 by the Local Authority Business Growth Incentives Scheme (LABGI) in recognition of the growth of businesses in the district.

The grant is awarded by the Department for Communities and Local Government on the basis of the return of business rates.

Statistics released by the Office of National Statistics reveal a 20% increase in the number of jobs in the Mansfield District in the eleven years to 2006 (i.e. there were 30,530 people employed in Mansfield in 1995 compared with 38,400 in 2006).

Mansfield District Council has been proactive in the growth of business in the district, with schemes including:

Councillor Kate Allsop, Mansfield District Council's Portfolio Holder for Regeneration commented: "I welcome this grant from the Local Authority Business Growth Incentive Scheme."

"This is a clear indicator of the regeneration of business in the District and is a testament to the work carried out by Mansfield District Council in supporting local business and helping businesses to grow."

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