In this week’s Express - out tomorrow

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In this week’s Express we have a special report on how £2.6m will be spent on projects to improve historic buildings and end traffic misery in Pontefract.

Also in news:

- A grandma from Allerton Bywater hit the jackpot after winning a whopping £1 million on a National Lottery scratchcard.

- A pilot who crashed his plane during an aerobatics display in Methley may have been “tired”, an accident report said.

- A former headteacher at Airedale Junior School was struck off for nine months after a disciplinary panel heard he “improperly assisted” pupils during their SATs exams.

In competitions and promotions:

- Buy a six inch sub and medium drink at Subway and get another six inch sub free!

- Save up to £100 at The Spectacles Room

- Save up to £2 at a Castleford fun fair

- Book two nights at Alder House Hotel in Batley and get one night free

In sport:

- A full preview of Castleford’s first home Super League game this season against Huddersfield Giants on Saturday which Tigers coach Terry Matterson predicts will be a “cracking game.”

- Featherstone Rovers have injury worries ahead of Sunday’s trip to Barrow Raiders.