In today’s Pontefract and Castleford Express

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In today’s Pontefract and Castleford Express our top story is how a minibus driver has admitted causing the death of a former St Wilfrid’s High School student by driving dangerously.

Also in news:

- Council bosses have deferred planning applications for new supermarkets in Glass Houghton over fears they could adversely affect Castleford town centre.

- Castleford singer Jack Walton’s X Factor dream is still alive after he made it through to the next round of the ITV talent show.

In sport:

- Featherstone showed tremendous character and determination to book their place in Championship Grand Final for the fourth time in five years.

- As one season ends plans begin for the next with Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell believing he could have an even stronger squad in 2015.