What’s in your Chad this week...

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

On the front page of both Mansfield and Ashfield is the story of Sutton drugs gang who were jailed for more than a century between them.

The multi-million pound industry stretched across Mansfield and the north of England and was brought to an end by police who built up a dossier of information on those involved.

In Mansfield you’ll also find how six illegal workers caught in Mansfield were deported, how information gleaned from the police shows that officers have been fired over a mis-use of social media, and read about the furore over the sudden closure of a sports centre.

As always, there’s no shortage of features, including the round-up of GCSE results and the former market trader who believes car-boot sales could revive Mansfield’s fortunes.

In sport you’ll find all the latest Stags news, including the proposed transfer of Stags midfielder Sam Clucas to arch-rivals Chesterfield.

There’s a round up of the local cricket leagues and a double-page feature on Swimming star Ollie Hynd as he begins his preparations for the Paralympics in Rio in 2016.

Meanwhile, in Ashfield read about the young Sutton men who are facing GBH charges, and the heart-warming story of a family rallying around a terminally-ill member.

There’s also the story of a Sutton fitness fanatic who is completing 50 challenges for charity, on his way to raise £10,000.

There’s also a number of features, including the GCSE results round-up from Ashfield, and a closer look at the churches in the region which have set up foodbanks to feed struggling families.

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