In this week’s Express

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IN this week’s Express we report how terrified children watched in horror as crazed men armed with a shovel and bricks brawled outside their Featherstone school.

Also in news:

- Fitness fanatic Ben Timson will be running a half marathon – seven months after suffering a terrifying heart attack aged 25.

- Thieves put their lives in danger to steal £4,000 of copper cable from an 11,000-volt electricity substation in Knottingley.-

- Attempts to keep travellers away from land near an Ackton roundabout have failed to stop a new camp springing up across the road.

In competitions and promotions:

- Two for one at Bella Italia.

- Half price MOT at Kwik Fit

- Win a Featherstone Rovers family ticket.

In sport:

- Coach Terry Matterson says Castleford Tigers must cut out errors, improve their defence and not concede silly penalties if they are to win Saturday’s crunch match against play-off rivals Hull Kingston Rovers.

- Featherstone Rovers boss Daryl Powell has paid tribute to players and supporters after his team finished top of the Co-operative Championship for the second year running.

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