In this week’s Express

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IN this week’s Express we exclusively reveal supermarket giant Tesco’s plans to open a new £40m store in Pontefract - creating 200 jobs.

Also in news:

- Castleford Tigers’ boss Richard Wright says he is “confident” the club will win a new Super League licence next week.

- Ambitious plans to redevelop Featherstone Rovers’ stadium begin next month – including moving the pitch to make way for a housing development.

- Plans to end traffic misery at Pontefract’s controversial Town End junction are underway, according to council chiefs.

In promotions and competitions:

- Children’s meals for £1 at LP4 restaurant and coffee lounge.

- Two dine for £5.99 at Subway.

- Save £100 at Boss Beds.

In sport:

- Castleford Tigers coach Terry Matterson is “confident we can get the job done” in Sunday’s Carnegie Challenge Cup quarterfinal against Huddersfield Giants at Probiz Coliseum.

- Featherstone’s new signing Ben Cockayne is set to make his debut in Thursday night’s Co-operative Championship match at Batley Bulldogs when Rovers will be aiming to stretch their unbeaten league run to 13 matches.