In this week’s Express

In this week's Express
In this week's Express

IN this week’s Express we report on how defiant residents fighting to keep their homes on Featherstone’s gutted Girnhill Lane estate will take their battle to a public inquiry.

Also in the news:

- Remploy in Pontefract will close its doors today with the loss of around 30 jobs.

- A cafe, improved security and parking are some of the revamp projects lined-up to boost Pontefract’s vandal-hit park.

- MP Yvette Cooper is calling on Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust to stop sending Pontefract patients to Dewsbury for treatment.

In sport:

- All the latest news from Castleford Tigers and Featherstone Rovers including full previews of this week’s matches

- Action photographs and reaction from Featherstone’s win against Swinton and Castleford’s defeat against London.

- A full round up and scorecards from last weekend’s local cricket games.

- Action photographs and a full report from Pontefract’s ‘Ladies Day’ race meeting plus a preview of this Sunday’s meeting.

Promotions and competitions:

- Win an Ipad 3

- Free London 2012 Union Jack pin badge

- See our fabulous Pontefract Races Ladies’ Day pictures special