SNEAK PEEK: What’s in this week’s Ilkeston Advertiser?

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There’s so much in your packed Ilkeston Advertiser this week, here’s a sneak peek at what’s inside...

An 11-year-old autistic boy who had previously been unable to speak until an Olly Murs song inspired him to sing has come face to face with his hero.

A fire at a disused Ilkeston industrial estate which may have been started deliberately is being investigated.

Plans to transform the upper floor of the former Ilkeston Co-op department into apartments have been approved.

Read about the former accounts assistant who gave up her humdrum life to bake goodies for dogs.

The music of Roy Orbison, The Shadows and Billy Fury, to name but a few, is celebrated in Dreamboats and Petticoats The Musical on the front of our entertainment section Go, which as ever offers a full round-up of what’s on and where.

And Ilkeston FC’s manager says he has no plans to bring in any new blood ahead of Thursday’s non-league transfer deadline on the back page.