What’s in your Chads today

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Here’s a look at some of the great items you’ll find in today’s Mansfield and Ashfield Chads...

This week’s edition features two murder trials, with a Ladybrook woman accused of fatally wounding her partner following a drinking binge and a Forest Town woman and her husband denying planning the murder of her parents and burying them in their back garden.

While in Sutton, a grieving dad is still waiting for an inquest in to his son’s death at King’s Mill Hospital a year after the event.

An Freedom Of Information request by the Chad has revealed that more than 1,000 crimes involving suspects under the age of 14 were recorded in Ashfield and Mansfield over the last five years.

In sport, Stags goalkeeper Alan Marriott is set to leave the club, while Mansfield Harriers veteran Mark Johnson has held on to his British Masters title.

While Clipstone fighter Billy Scott has won the National Junior Championship of England.

A disabled Kirby man fears losing his home, claiming a housing organisation is making impossible demands upon him.

Residents on a Sutton estate say their lives are being made hell by drug dealers, thieves and anti-social behaviour and a man has been arrested after six people were hospitalised during a Sutton car crash.

While elsewhere in the town, a householder has had a close shave after toddler sparked a house blaze.

A Mansfield mum whose son suffers from Asperger’s Syndrome has appealed for the safe return of his stolen mountain bike and the pressure is on for Southwell residents to fundraiser for flood mitigation measures.

Our Best In Schools feature honours the finest schools in the area and Mansfield’s Flare Print Studio is offering Chad readers 25 per cent off printed t-shirts.