In this week’s Express

Week 28
Week 28

In this week’s Express we report on how supermarket giant Sainsbury’s is planning to take over the B&Q store in Glass Houghton, creating 300 jobs.

Plans to transform the DIY store into a supermarket could be submitted to Wakefield Council by the end of the year, say supermarket bosses.

Also in the news...

– A deal has been struck between pit bosses and a pension rescue fund to secure the future of Kellingley Colliery and its 700 workers.

– A junior football club has been left devastated after heartless thieves struck just hours before it held a major memorial tournament.

– Glass workers are set to vote on whether they want to take industrial action over a pay row at a Knottingley factory.

– Wakefield Council’s annual liquorice festival returns to Pontefract this weekend.

In sport...

– Castleford Tigers have made a new signing for the 2014 season.

– Featherstone Rovers have the chance to snatch top spot in the Championship in Thursday night’s game at Halifax.

– Photographs and a full report from Tuesday’s Pontefract race meeting.

– All the news from the local cricket scene, plus a full round up of local soccer, amateur rugby and junior sports news.

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