IN this week’s Express we report how homes ravaged in a massive gas explosion in Hightown may have to be demolished.
Also in news:
- A teenage boy described the devastating moment he let go of his younger brother’s arm and watched as he was swept away in a river – drowning on his eighth birthday.
- Union chief Adrian O’Malley said extra beds were needed at Pontefract’s new £60m hospital because Wakefield’s facility was running “over capacity”.
- See pictures and reports from Pontefract Liquorice Festival and Knottingley Carnival.
- Castleford Tigers duo Nick Fozzard and Richard Mathers are in line to return after injury for Saturday’s Super League clash at Crusaders.
- Featherstone Rovers are throwing open their doors to fans at Bigfellas Stadium on Sunday for the club’s second annual community gala.
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