In this week’s Express

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In this week’s Express we report how a war has broken out between the developers of rival supermarket plans in Castleford – with both insisting there can only be one store in the town.

Also in news:

- The mother of a Knottingley pilot who died when his plane crashed during an aerobatics display told his inquest she thought the event would have been cancelled because of the weather, an inquest heard.

- Council chiefs are planning to launch a £830,000 action plan to help keep the district moving during the winter months.

- Angry councillors passed a motion calling on health chiefs to reverse the overnight closure at Pontefract Hospital’s accident and emergency department.

- A devastated pensioner has been forced to park miles away from her home after thugs smashed her car windows twice in two days.

In promotions and competitions:

- Two free gourmet sausages!

- Two for one tickets for Thank You For The Music

- Get a bed for £99

- Enter our Baby and Toddler of the Year competition.

In sport:

- Castleford’s new coach Ian Millward has recruited additional staff to his backroom team.

- Featherstone captain Stuart Dickens believes defending champions Rovers must raise the bar yet again in 2012 to stay ahead of their rivals.

- New Australian signing Grant Millington says he is “excited” about joining Castleford Tigers on a two-year contract.