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In this week’s Express we report how concerned residents say plans for hundreds of new homes on land next to one of Featherstone’s busiest roads could cause traffic chaos in the town.

Developers Taylor Wimpey will apply to Wakefield Council this month for planning permission to build up to 450 houses on land between Pontefract Road and Post Office Road.

Also in the news:

– Excited Featherstone Rovers’ bosses have revealed the first images of their new and improved stadium.

– Two carers who were caught on camera “manhandling” an 89-year-old dementia sufferer and subjecting her to physical and verbal abuse will be sentenced at crown court later this month.

– Liquorice is coming to back to its roots in Pontefract for the first time in more than 40 years.

– Two directors at Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust have announced they are leaving the organisation.

In sport:

– All the latest news from Castleford Tigers and Featherstone Rovers including a full preview of Castleford’s derby clash against Wakefield on Sunday.

– Action photographs and reaction from Featherstone’s Northern Rail Cup final against Halifax.

– A full round up and scorecards from last weekend’s local cricket games.

– Photographs and a full report from Pontefract’s race meeting last Sunday and a full preview of next Wednesday’s meeting.

In promotions:

– Free cheese from Cryer & Stott

Developers Taylor Wimpey will apply to Wakefield Council this month for planning permission to build up to 450 houses on land between Pontefract Road and Post Office Road.

Also in the news:

– Excited Featherstone Rovers’ bosses have revealed the first images of their new and improved stadium.

– Two carers who were caught on camera “manhandling” an 89-year-old dementia sufferer and subjecting her to physical and verbal abuse will be sentenced at crown court later this month.

– Liquorice is coming to back to its roots in Pontefract for the first time in more than 40 years.

– Two directors at Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust have announced they are leaving the organisation.

In sport:

– All the latest news from Castleford Tigers and Featherstone Rovers including a full preview of Castleford’s derby clash against Wakefield on Sunday.

– Action photographs and reaction from Featherstone’s Northern Rail Cup final against Halifax.

– A full round up and scorecards from last weekend’s local cricket games.

– Photographs and a full report from Pontefract’s race meeting last Sunday and a full preview of next Wednesday’s meeting.

In promotions:

– Free cheese from Cryer & Stott

In this week’s Express

In this week’s Express we report how concerned residents say plans for hundreds of new homes on land next to one of Featherstone’s busiest roads could cause traffic chaos in the town.