This week we lead on campaigners in Castleford who are celebrating after plans for a waste incinerator in the town have been scrapped.
Also in news:
- Budding singer Kaci Hepworth is setting her sights on stardom after making it through to the final of a regional talent competition.
- West Yorkshire Police must find almost £34m of savings in the next 12-months after bigger than expected funding cuts.
- Featherstone grandad Jon Sharpe has been lighting up other people’s festive seasons for more than 20 years, but now he has been handed his own priceless gift
- Long-awaited work to replace traffic lights at Pontefract’s notorious Town End junction with two roundabout has been delayed further.
- Featherstone Rovers and Castleford Tigers will both have new signings on show in Sunday’s pre-season derby clash at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle.
- With several players well on the mend after operations, Castleford Tigers are close to reporting a clean bill of health.
- Fryston Warriors visit holders Sharlston Rovers in the BARLA National Cup first round.
- A full round up of soccer, amateur rugby league and rugby union news.