In this week’s Express

Week 10
Week 10

In this week’s Express...

We have an exclusive interview with Castleford Tigers’ chiefs on the future of the club and plans for the stadium.

See inside for a two-page special report.

Also in the news...

– The wife of a “corrupt” detective from Castleford accused of making thousands of pounds by stealing drugs told a jury she never had cancer.

– A major consultation over proposed changes to hospital services across the Wakefield district has been launched this week.

– Six Pontefract schools are set to become academies if council chiefs approve the plans at a meeting next week.

– Knottingley Library will move into the town’s sports centre after council bosses rubberstamped plans to sell the land to a retail developer.

In sport...

– Castleford Tigers coach Ian Millward hopes to field an unchanged line-up in Friday’s game at Hull FC.

– Unbeaten Featherstone Rovers have three players returning for Thursday’s home match against Keighley Cougars.

– Pontefract Squash Club’s remarkably talented nine-year-old Sam Todd came within an ace of winning the England under 13 championship.

– All the latest news and match reports from the local soccer, amateur RL and rugby union scenes, plus a full round-up of local junior sport.

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