In this week’s Express

In this week's Express
In this week's Express

In this week’s Express we report how defiant chiefs behind Castleford Tigers’ plan to sell its ground to a supermarket say they are on the verge of signing a deal with a “major retailer” as a rival £50m scheme looks set to get planning permission.

Also in this week’s Express:

- Inspirational Paul Moore – who has battled three types of cancer over 30 years – is organising a fundraising event to thank the medics who saved his life.

- Dog owners in Knottingley say they’re devastated after a spate of “malicious” poisoning attacks killed five pets.

- The new chief executive of the trust which runs Pontefract Hospital said he hopes to have a timescale for reopening its A&E at night by the end of next month.

In competitions and promotions:

- Ten per cent off Jet2 flights.

- £5 off Hotter Shoes for ladies.

- All your Mother’s Day texts.

- Great Mother’s Day offers at Abdul’s restaurant and Papa’s fish and chips.

In sport:

- All the latest news from Castleford Tigers, including a full preview of Friday’s Super League match at leaders Huddersfield Giants and details of a new appointment at the Tigers.

- Champions Featherstone aim to continue a winning start to their league campaign when they take on Leigh Centurions in Thursday night’s Co-operative Championship fixture at Bigfellas Stadium.

- A full match report and action photographs from Featherstone Rovers’ victory at Keighley Cougars last weekend.

Remember to check the Express website at www.pontefractandcastlefordexpress.co.uk for all the latest breaking news.