Pontefract and Castleford Express

First look inside district’s new £5m leisure centre

News

KFC closes in Wakefield...because it has run out of chicken

News
Tesco Hemsworth, picture courtesy of Google.

Teenagers arrested on suspicion of arson after Tesco supermarket fire

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Merger of two football clubs could 'transform' Wakefield district

News

£750 million masterplan to transform Castleford

News

Police find shops willing to sell knives illegally to children in West Yorkshire

Crime

Residents agree action is needed at busy ‘racecourse roundabout’

News
Alice Bacon

Blue plaque to be unveiled for Normanton-born MP Alice Bacon as part of International Women’s Day celebrations

News
Alice Bacon

Their works live on - so must their names: Wakefield’s forgotten women

News
Some of Pontefract Pirates' players celebrate the club's tenth anniversary.

Ten-up Pontefract Pirates are celebrating

Football
Division Two champions elect Golden Lion Dudes maintained their 100 per cent record.

Bottom team Bombers lose narrowly to title-chasers Flanagan’s

Sport
Pointefract's James Willstrop. Picture: Steve Line/SquashPics.com

Pontefract star Willstrop proud to be in England’s squad for Commonwealth Games

More Sport
Sunflower Bean, set to play a gig at The Wardrobe, in Leeds.

Twenty two is the magic number for Sunflower Bean

Music
Redundancy: its not the end of the world!

Column: Redundancy: it’s not the end of the world!

News
Jessica gets down to unearthing the secrets of her explorer ancestor.

COLUMN: Digging up the secrets of our fascinating family tree

Lifestyle