In this week’s Express

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This week we lead on Wakefield Council approving initial plans for a £12m supermarket in Featherstone, which could create 200 jobs.

Also in news:

- Heartbroken relatives of a Knottingley man who went missing 20 years ago have made an emotional plea for information about his disappearance.

- The cost of repairing crumbling roads across the Five Towns has been revealed.

- A Catholic priest who secretly married one of his parishioners is facing jail for sexually assaulting a teenage girl.

- A detective accused of making money by selling drugs stolen from police stores told a jury he discovered half a million pounds stashed at a house in Leeds.

- Plus, we have a double page feature on Pontefract Magistrates’ Court as it closes its doors for the final time on Friday.

In sport:

- Castleford Tigers coach Ian Millward is looking for an improved display in Friday’s match at Hull Kingston Rovers.

- Tigers youngster Dan Fleming tells of his delight at making his Super League debut.

- Featherstone Rovers hope to welcome back Kyle Briggs and Matty Dale after injury for Sunday’s home game against Workington.

- All the latest news and match reports from the local soccer, amateur RL and rugby union scenes, plus a full round-up of local junior sport.

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