Ashfield & Mansfield Regeneration Service   

 Shared Service 

A single Regeneration Service covering both Ashfield and Mansfield Districts provides us with an opportunity to achieve maximum impact when serving our customers.  Working together across the wider area to develop a prosperous and diverse economy where everyone has the opportunity to reach their full potential is our aspiration.

Whether you are a business or an individual looking to invest, grow, develop or achieve, our team can support, advise or signpost you.  Please contact us:

Telephone:  01623 463499

Our Grant Offer to Business

Ashfield District Council recognises the importance of the area's town centres and local shopping streets to the local economy and has set up Retail Improvement Grant to help small businesses in retail areas to improve or repair the fabric and appearance of properties and a Market Traders’ Start Up Grant to provide financial assistance to support new start-up businesses moving into the Idlewells Indoor Market or the outdoor markets at Sutton, Kirkby and Hucknall.


Commercial Property Search

Are you searching for commercial premises?  Let us help you find your ideal business location.

We can search our extensive database for land and property – whatever size or premises you are looking for.

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Ashfield and Mansfield Growth Plan

Find out more about our vision to help businesses and people wanting to grow and prosper across Ashfield and Mansfield.

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Getting Ashfield and Mansfield Working

Together with local partner organisations we provide information, support and advice in one place to help people looking to move into work or training.


Getting Ready for Work

If you are 16 or over and unemployed the ‘Employ Local’ programme can offer advice on searching for jobs, applying for vacancies, CV writing and interview techniques to help you achieve success:


Finding Work and Getting the Job

If you are unemployed or economically inactive the ‘Towards Work’ programme offers bespoke, personalised and tailored solutions to support an individual’s journey to personal progression and employment:



If you are considering becoming an apprentice to help you gain experience and a qualification whilst you are working, the national apprenticeship service can help you:


Volunteering and Work Experience

Volunteering can be an excellent way to build confidence and gain valuable skills that can be transferred into the workplace.   If you would be interested in becoming a volunteer for Ashfield or Mansfield District Councils:

Ashfield Mansfield

Starting Your Own Business

Working for yourself can be rewarding and with the right combination of accessing advice and support to develop entrepreneurial skills,  along with careful planning and consideration  your business ambitions could become a reality:

NBV Enterprise Solutions D2N2 Growth Hub

Meeting Your Needs

The New Enterprise Programme network provides an opportunity for new and pre-start businesses with a chance to share ideas, make new contacts and seek opportunities for doing business. The programme of seminars, workshops and business mentoring provides information and support on a wide range of current opportunities and challenges facing new businesses.

New Enterprise Programme

Graduates and undergraduates

If you are a recent graduate or current undergraduate and are interested in the chance to gain experience through a valuable, relevant paid placement as well as a great insight into the work of local government:


Workforce Skills

Focussed on supporting the skills of those already in employment, the ‘Skills Local’ programme is a single point of contact for employers which can provide training for lower skilled workers, incentives to support higher skills training including apprenticeships and graduate placements and offer support for those at risk of redundancy:


Youth Engagement

Focussed on employers wishing to recruit young people aged 16 to 24 into their workforce, Step Forward supports employers wishing to provide jobs and training opportunities for young people including Apprenticeships.