In this week’s Express

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This week we lead on a pervert pensioner who has been jailed for ten years after he preyed on young girls and boys in his Airedale home.

Also in news:

- A Pontefract mum has claimed ‘horrendous’ care at Pinderfields Hospital contributed to the death of her elderly father.

- Communities across the district have been allocated more than £600,000 to help tackle crime.

- Castleford Heritage Trust’s plans to transform the town’s former flour mill into a major heritage and arts centre have become a reality.

- A former Featherstone Rovers rugby player has been slapped with a restraining order after assaulting his ex-girlfriend at their Pontefract home.

In sport:

- New signings Will Sharp and Frankie Mariano are in contention to make their Featherstone Rovers debuts against Halifax on Sunday.

- All the latest news from Castleford Tigers including an update on their search for a new coach.

- Pontefract Squash Club’s women’s team have won the National Club Championship for the 12th time.

- All the news from the local cricket scene after last Saturday’s opening day of the new season, plus a full round up of local soccer, amateur rugby and junior sport news.

In promotions:

- Buy one get one free at Subway.

- Save up to £10 on rides at Pontefract by the Sea.