This week we lead on Plans by supermarket giant Sainsbury’s to take over the B&Q store in Glass Houghton - creating hundreds of jobs – after they moved a step closer.
Also in news:
- A man whose body was recovered from the River Aire last week may have fallen in while talking on his phone, an inquest heard.
- Police are trying to trace two women who were with a man on the night he was killed after being hit by a car on the M62.
- Education in the Wakefield district really is a tale of two halves according to secondary school league tables published last week.
- Motorists could face delays as work on a £20m M62 scheme near Pontefract gets underway next month.
- A full preview of Featherstone’s final pre-season match against Super League club Hull this weekend plus all the other latest news from Rovers.
- Interviews with Castleford Tigers stars Justin Carney and Scott Wheeldon.
- A successful boxing club in Airedale is seeking larger facilities after outgrowing its current home.
- A full round up of soccer, amateur rugby league and rugby union match reports plus junior sports news and reports.