In this week’s Express
We lead on a detective from Castleford who is accused of stealing thousands of pounds of seized drugs and conspiring to sell them with his brother.
Also in news:
Wildlife volunteers have spoken of their shock as a swan was shot and killed in front of them in Knottingley.
Five men – including two amateur rugby league players – have been in court for attacking an off-duty police officer on a train.
Talks continue to avert further strike action at Pontefract Hospital.
We also have a special feature on the retained fire service in Featherstone.
Castleford Tigers insist the club’s future is secure after being rocked by a second high profile resignation.
Featherstone Rovers prop Tim Spears is poised for a first-team return after shoulder surgery
Prize money at Pontefract racecourse’s 16-race programme this season will be over £1 million - an increase of 34 per cent on last year.
All the latest news and match reports from the local soccer, amateur RL and rugby union scenes, plus a full round-up of local junior sport.
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