In this week’s Express

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IN this week’s Express we report on how a woman who was raped by a stranger in a secluded alley in Pontefract has spoken of her terrifying ordeal.

Also in news:

- A crook who flouted environment laws by running an illegal scrap yard on land next to the river Aire in Knottingley has been jailed.

- Two Castleford primary schools are in line for major improvements following a government announcement last week.

- Music lovers descended on Pontefract on Saturday to soak up the glorious sunshine and diverse sounds of the town’s first Crooked Ways music festival – deemed a “great success” by organisers.

Sport:

- Featherstone coach Daryl Powell is relishing Sunday’s Anglo-French Challenge home match against Pia when Rovers are aiming to be crowned European Club champions.

- Castleford Tigers boss Ian Millward is backing his players to improve further in next Monday’s Super League game at Bradford after their better showing against Wakefield Wildcats at Magic Weekend.

- Action photographs and reaction from Featherstone’s Championship win at Hunslet Hawks last weekend.

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- Last chance to enter Pub of the Year

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