In this week’s Express we report how police have branded it a ‘miracle’ no-one was killed when live electricity cables were left dangling from power pylons in Knottingley after thieves struck.
Around £15,000 of copper electric conductor cable – which can carry hundreds of volts per metre – was stolen from pylons at the rear of Crowder Chemicals, at the bottom of Common Lane.
Also in the news:
– A multi-million pound youth complex in Airedale finally opened its doors to youngsters this week.
– Campaigners across the Five Towns have renewed their fight to save children’s heart surgery in Leeds after closure plans were delayed by a health watchdog on Tuesday.
– Determined staff at Pontefract’s Remploy factory are back at the picket lines over plans to close the site – and a third protest is on the cards.
– All the latest news from Castleford Tigers and Featherstone Rovers including a full preview of Featherstone’s clash against Halifax in Sunday’s Northern Rail Cup final at Blackpool.
– Action photographs from Castleford’s and Featherstone’s matches last weekend.
– A full round up, photographs and scorecards from last weekend’s local cricket games.
– Photographs and a full report from Pontefract’s race meeting last Friday and a full preview of this Sunday’s meeting.
– BOGOF at Subway in Pontefract
– Two-for-one at Alton Towers
– Eight page Race for Life supplement