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We exclusively reveal that supermarket giant Tesco has scrapped plans for a new £40m store in Pontefract.

Also in news:

The family of a Castleford hiker who was killed in the Cairngorms last week have paid tribute to a ‘hero’ who helped lead a group to safety in blizzard conditions.

Butchers across the Five Towns have reported a rise in trade following the national horse meat scandal.

A quick thinking eight-year-old girl saved her grandmother when she had a stroke by calling an ambulance.

Plus, our reporter Lauren Potts spent a day in the life of a miner at Kellingley Colliery.

In sport:

Castleford Tigers have been rocked by the shock resignation of chief executive Steve Ferres.

Full previews of this Sunday’s matches involving Castleford Tigers and Featherstone Rovers, plus match reports, reaction and photographs from last weekend’s games.

All the latest news and match reports from the local football, amateur RL and rugby union scenes.

A full round-up of local junior sport including photographs of Castleford Panthers under sevens who played their first-ever rugby league match in front of 7,724 spectators at Bradford on Saturday.

Plus, you can get buy one get one free entry at the Scarborough Sea Life Centre.