In this week’s Pontefract and Castleford Express

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This week we lead on work at Pontefract’s Town End junction which has been delayed for a second time.

Also in news:

- Dedicated lollipop lady Janet Newby has celebrated 25 years of keeping children at St Joseph’s Junior School in Featherstone safe.

- The Royal British Legion has launched its annual Poppy Appeal with the aim of raising £220,000 across the Wakefield district.

- A sex attacker who broke into a young mother’s home before stabbing her and threatening to kill her toddler son has been jailed more than 30 years after he committed the horrific crimes.

- Staff, volunteers and politicians all celebrated the 10th anniversary of the opening of Ferrybridge Community Centre.

In sport:

- Powerful forward Andy Bostock has given Featherstone Rovers’ plans for next season a further boost by putting pen to paper on a new deal.

- Award winning half-back Luke Gale has praised the Castleford Tigers coaching staff for the part they have played in his rise to the England squad for this autumn’s internationals.

- We also have full 2016 fixtures for Castleford Tigers and Featherstone Rovers.

- Pontefract Collieries ran into in-form Cleethorpes Town who made it eight wins on the trot when they banged in six unanswered goals in Saturday’s Toolstation NCE Premier Division game.

In promotions:

- Exclusive half price entry to Flamingo Land.