In this week’s Express
This week we lead on staff at a Pontefract engineering company - due to close at the end of this month - who have vowed to fight to save their jobs.
Also in news:
- A nine-year-old girl has been left heartbroken after thieves stole hundreds of pounds worth of children’s raffle prizes from a charity shop she set up in Featherstone.
- A man who run a counterfit operation selling UGG boots from the back of his corner shop in Castleford has been spared jail.
- Double Paralympic gold medallist Ellie Simmons made a splash when she visited a primary school.
- A Pontefract bride-to-be who was conned out of hundreds of pounds on a Facebook site says she’s glad the woman behind the scam has been jailed.
- Free childcare places at the district’s top nurseries will be offered to thousands of disadvantaged two-year-old children.
- Unbeaten Featherstone Rovers face their hardest test so far this season when they visit champions Sheffield Eagles on Thursday night.
- Castleford coach Ian Millward is happy to be back at the Wish Communications Stadium on Sunday when the Tigers host London Broncos.
- 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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Weather for Wakefield
Thursday 20 June 2013
Temperature: 12 C to 17 C
Wind Speed: 12 mph
Wind direction: East
Temperature: 12 C to 19 C
Wind Speed: 13 mph
Wind direction: West