In this week’s Express

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THE Olympic torch came to the district on Monday and we have all the pictures and news from the big day in this week’s paper.

Also in news:

A Castleford grandmother who stood up to neighbourhood bullies saw them evicted from their homes by a judge this week.

Hospital services are in line for a ‘radical’ shake-up as health bosses try to save £24m.

We have picture specials of the unveiling of the new Castleford war memorial, plus Ackworth Gala and Darrington Feast and Fair.

In sport:

Featherstone Rovers have the chance to take the top spot in the Co-operative Championship when they take on Halifax this week.

Castleford Tigers have suspended player Rangi Chase pending an investigation into his actions last weekend.

In promotions:

Buy one get one free at Blue Ocean Fish Bar in Castleford.

Another chance to get a Hi-Life diners’ card.

Last chance to vote in our Pub of the Year competition.

Only one week to go until our Baby and Toddler competition photographers are in town.