Pontefract and Castleford Express

VIDEO: Memorial service to be held for Leeds’ courageous nurse who died at Passchendaele

News 2
Delays are building on the A1 near Pontefract. Picture: Highways England/Crown.

Traffic alert: Long delays on A1 near Pontefract after crash


Girl, 15, has been missing from Featherstone for more than 24 hours

Light showers

Explosive demolition of Wakefield city centre car park takes place tomorrow


Earth-mound plans to halt travellers on village playing fields


Police get tough on city centre street drinking and dish out fines worth hundreds


Former professional footballer ready to tackle plight of former soldiers


Perfect A level pass rate for three schools


Brave youngster bounces back from brain tumour in time for first day at high school

John Duffy: "We are learning every game."

Rovers coach: We need to be switched on for the full 80 minutes at Widnes

Featherstone Rovers
Yorkshire face an anxious wait on Friday evening

Natwest T20 Blast permutations: What Yorkshire Vikings need to happen to qualify for quarter-finals

Sport 1

BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19

Sport 2

Kelly and Delmont’s five star displays cannot prevent defeat for Ledsham


Pontefract stage final Sunday race meeting of season

More Sport

Bland bags seven wickets as leaders bounce back


That’s the first goal done, now it’s time to regroup, says Shenton as Castleford Tigers make history

Castleford Tigers
Meadowlark, gig in Leeds.

Leeds date for acclaimed alt-pop duo Meadowlark

X Factor star Rebecca Ferguson to headline Flamingo Land's Party In The Park on Saturday, August 19.

Superwoman Rebecca Ferguson replaces Matt Terry at Flamingo Land's Party In The Park on August 19

Whats on

VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: The Sherlocks Live For The Moment as debut album is set to be a smash hit - out August 18

Whats on

Competition: Win a back to school pack from Lakeside Village


A Level students offered FREE Nando's on results day

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Beautifully presented contemporary barn conversion