For all the latest news from the area, pick up a copy of this week’s Mansfield and Ashfield Chad.
On the front of this week’s Mansfield edition you’ll find the latest in the murder trial from Forest Town in which a couple are accused of murdering her elderly parents with a World War II pistol and burying them in the back garden.
Inside, you’ll find plenty of up-to-the-minute hard-hitting news, including the start of the Ladybrook murder trial, plans for further strike action by our firefighters and read about the flood damage caused by Monday’s freak storm.
As always, there’s no shortage of features, including a look at the brave D-Day veterans from our region who recall the horrors of that pivotal day in World War II 70 years on.
There’s also a look at how World Cup fever is about to grip Mansfield, and every reader can pick up a voucher giving them free entry into a day’s racing at Southwell Race Course - it’s a safe bet!
In sport there’s the latest transfer news for Stags, including the latest on striker Liam Hearn agreeing to join the club, plus boss Paul Cox talks about his first summer signing, Alex Fisher.
There’s a round-up of all the local weekend cricket, and a look at the up-and-coming swimmers from our region hoping to be the next Rebecca Adlington.
Meanwhile, in Ashfield, read about the residents on a Kirkby street who are living in fear because empty council homes are attracting anti-social behaviour onto their doorsteps.
Inside you’ll read about plans for a controversial plan to temporarily allow caravans on a piece of land in Kirkby, and read about the heartbroken family of a man killed on a level crossing who are still campaigning for a footbridge across the tracks.
Read all about British sprint king Linford Christie visiting Sutton, and how it got some taxi drivers hot under the collar, plus we follow singer Lucy Kay, who narrowly missed out on the Britain’s Got Talent crown at the weekend.
So don’t forget to grab your Chad, on sale every Wednesday.