Pontefract and Castleford Express

Wakefield’s £5.9m social care hubs are saving NHS resources and helping those in need

Tributes left to Spencer Walker shortly after his death.

Boy, 12, electrocuted after climbing on rail bridge, inquest told

South Kirkby Health Centren could be knocked down to make way for a Co-op food store. (Google Maps)

Residents’ anger at plans for Co-op supermarket

Sunny spells

Darrington enjoys 35th successful feast and fair


How to make sure your Amazon Prime Day bargains actually save you money


Mental health waiting times are ‘excessive’ in Wakefield, says report


Brotherton and Byram school celebrates sport award win

Crofton HS2 protest.

Campaigners say 'Don't let HS2 ruin our lives'


Pupils ‘try’ their best at Featherstone Rovers festival

Octave is clear on his way to victory at Pontefract's meeting last week. Picture: Alan Wright

Top Beatles tribute act set to entertain at Pontefract’s last evening meeting

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NEW TEAM-MATES: Jimmy Williams challenges with Tom Dugdale in last year's pre-season game between Pontefract Collieries and Frickley Athletic. The two players will be team-mates in the forthcoming season.

Williams named captain for Pontefract Collieries’ historic season


New signing Smith in line to make debut for Featherstone Rovers at Swinton

Rugby league

Featherstone Rovers: We paid price for believing our own hype, says Duffy

Rugby league

Castleford overcome tricky conditions to clinch top four regular season finish

Castleford Tigers

Sneak peek of upcoming Sally Wainwright drama set and filmed at Shibden Hall in new BBC trailer

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The highlights of Kate Rusby’s Underneath the Stars festival

Whats on

One of the world's hottest cheeses is available in Yorkshire and it's 300 TIMES hotter than Jalapeños

Celebrate Love Parks Week at one of these picturesque spots

Celebrate Love Parks Week at these fun outdoors events around Leeds