What’s in this week’s Chad?

West Notts students celebrate
West Notts students celebrate

For all the latest news pick up a copy of this week’s Mansfield and Ashfield Chad.

This week we lead with great news about fantastic improvements in A-Level results.

We tell of how a gardener at Newstead Abbey has hatched a white peacock in his own incubator from an egg he bought off eBay and why a 10k run planned for Mansfield next month has now been postponed until the spring time because of red tape.

A man and woman who attacked staff in McDonald’s in Mansfield town centre have been told they could face going to jail,

We have a full report as A-level students across the region picked up their exam results, and tell how a Mansfield charity is set to lose vital government funding.

We also celebrate the 40th anniversary of Miss Mansfield and Sherwood Forest.

We’re also running our Cutest Kid competition. The competition will now be running at The Idlewells Shopping Centre in Sutton from Sunday September 7th until Thursday September 11th and at Beales Department Store, Queen Street, Mansfield, remain the same - running from Monday 26th August until Saturday 30th August. Photo sessions will be between 10am - 4pm each day.

There’s a great reader’s offer, giving each reader a free American cake bar worth £1.50 at The Sweet Explosion in the Idlewells Shopping Centre in Sutton.

On the front of this week’s Ashfield edition, we have a story about the jailing of a robber who raided the Co-Op in Annesley.

We tell of a council tenant’s struggle to tackle a damp problem in her home and we have news that Kirkby could soon have a brand new £3 million leisure centre following surprise proposals by Ashfield District Council.

Inside, you’ll find plenty of up-to-the-minute news, including the story of a fracas in the village of Newstead which resulted in one man and two teenage youths appearing in court and shock new figures which reveal more than 27,000 people in Ashfield and Mansfield have had to wait more than a week to see a GP in the past year.

And in sport, we have the full match report and reaction on Mansfield’s second home game of the season against Newport and the story of a Mansfield husband and wife team who took an in augural Peak District triathlon by storm.

So don’t forget to grab your Chad, on sale every Wednesday.