In this week’s Express

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IN this week’s Express we report on the dramatic rescue mission to save an 11-year-old girl who became stranded on an island in a Knottingley Quarry. We also reveal the name of Castleford Tigers’ new coach.

Also in news:

- Ambitious plans to turn Castleford Tigers’ ground into a supermarket – which will provide all the cash for the club’s new multi-million pound stadium – have been delayed by up to three months.

- Vintage steam and traction engines stoked interest in thousands of Five Town residents who flocked to the first Pontefract Steam Rally at the weekend

- A neighbour from hell who led police on a chase through Ferrybridge after breaching an interim anti-social behaviour order (ASBO) has been spared jail.

- A full report and pictures from GCSE results days – including all the results from schools across the Five Towns.

In promotions and competitions:

- Is your pet top dog? Enter our I Love My Pet competition.

- Two for one at Xplore soft play.

- Free child entry at Yorkshire Wildlife Park.

- UK holidays from £10.

In sport:

- Castleford Tigers boss Terry Matterson admits he has tough selection decisions to make for Saturday’s crucial game against play-off rivals Hull.

- Coach Daryl Powell says table-toppers Featherstone Rovers have plenty of motivation to win their final league match at Widnes Vikings on Sunday.

- All the latest news from the local cricket scene including scorecards and round ups of last weekend’s action.