In this week’s Express

Week 44
Week 44

IN this week’s Express we report how a mum was repeatedly punched and kicked in the face by a stranger in her own home while her three-year-old son watched in horror.

Also in the news:

– Tributes to brave tot Jaiden Worrall who lost his battle with cancer after months of gruelling treatment.

– Heartless thieves have stolen expensive microphones and speakers from musicians who have raised thousands of pounds for good causes.

– A new group trying to improve facilities at Pontefract’s Valley Gardens is calling for action from the public.

In sport:

– Castleford Tigers players return to training ahead of the new season and more news from the club, including the announcement of a second pre-season game.

– All the latest from Featherstone Rovers as they close in on a new signing and announce the continuation of a sponsorship deal.

– On the local rugby league scene, Featherstone Lions enjoy great win in the Challenge Cup. Match report and picture.

– Rugby Union news: Match report and pictures as Knottingley take on Pontefract.

– Plus all the latest news and match reports from the local soccer scene, including a cup final win for Ferrybridge Progressive.

In promotions:

– Win an iPhone 5.

– £5 off at Frankie and Benny’s.

– Ten per cent off at Abdul’s.

– Win cash in our Strongman Sam giveaway.