In this week’s Express

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Front 2

WE report on a terrified mum who has told of her horror as she was threatened with a knife just yards from her home on New Year’s Day.

Also in news:

- A motorist accused of killing a Pontefract grandfather after she collided with him near a motorway slip road will be sentenced this month.

- Castleford Tigers’ chiefs have been dealt a blow after thieves swiped thousands of pounds worth of cable during the festive period.

- MP Yvette Cooper has branded plans to downgrade Pontefract Hospital’s A&E as part of radical shake-up proposals as a“disgrace.” .


- All the latest news from Castleford Tigers and Featherstone Rovers including full previews of this weekend’s pre-season matches when Tigers travel to Hull FC and Rovers visit Wakefield.

- A full round up of match reports from the local soccer and rugby scenes, plus photographs from Saturday’s amateur RL games involving Allerton Bywater, Knottingley Rockware and Nevison Leap.

- All the latest local rugby union news including Castleford’s appointment of a new player-coach.

- A trip down memory lane with nostalgic Castleford RLFC photographs.


- Don’t miss our East Coast Railways offer – travel to London or Edinburgh from just £10!