What’s on in this week’s Mansfield and Ashfield Chad

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We lead with the story of a mentally ill woman who walked through a Mansfield Woodhouse care home setting fire to carpets as molten fabric dropped from her clothing.

Inside we tell of the beekeeper from Langwith Junction who has just finished a groundbreaking course of treatment for his recently-acquired allergy to bee stings!

There’s a feature about the alarming rise in alcohol-related hospital admissions, and we tell of the fears of Warsop residents, concerned about plans to close the town’s retained fire station.

In Ashfield we lead with news that a £2.4 million cash boost to transform the centre of Kirkby and secure the future of its health village has finally been awarded.

MP Gloria de Piero outlines plans that would see long-term unemployed youngsters forced to take a job - or face losing their


And we tell of how the family of a Kirkby drug addict helped return goods he had stolen to their rightful owners.

In sport, we have the latest on Ben and Tom Birchall, the world and British sidecar racing team, who came in second after a thriller in Assen.

And we have all the post-match analysis after the Stag’s opening day defeat.

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