In this week’s Express

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In this week’s Express we have a three page special report on the explosions and blaze at Welburn Transport in North Featherstone last Thursday. We speak to witnesses, residents who were forced to flee their homes and the emergency services.

Also in news:

- Castleford Tigers submit its bid for a new Super League licence.

- Problem potholes across the district will be plugged with the help of an £830,000 funding boost from the government.

- Angry residents in Purston are calling for action after 12 shipping containers were “dumped” just feet from their front doors.

In competitions and promotions:

- Vote for your favourite card in our royal wedding card competition. Find out which 40 designs have made the shortlist!

- Get a free sausage roll and hot crossed bun.

- 20% off at Room 24.

In sport:

- Featherstone Rovers’ rivals beware: coach Daryl Powell reckons there is more to come from his team after its impresive display in France last Saturday.

- Castleford Tigers’ boss Terry Matterson is confident his team will not get carried away with its flying start to the season.