In this week’s Express

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This week we lead on the hundreds of jobs at risk at Kellingley Colliery as bosses fight to save the pit from closure.

Also in news:

- A Castleford haulage firm is calling for Yorkshire Water to take action after it was flooded for the fifth time in two years.

- Work to revamp Pontefract Park is underway after a group campaigned for improvements at the site.

- We reveal salaries and expenses claimed by councillors across the district.

- The family of Castleford woman Chelsea Hyndman are preparing to travel to Crete to see the man accused of causing her death go on trial next week.

In sport:

- All the latest news from Castleford Tigers including a full preview of Saturday’s ‘Magic Weekend’ clash against derby rivals Wakefield Wildcats.

- Featherstone Rovers will aim to bounce back from their first home defeat for 12 months when they face York City Knights on Sunday.

- Castleford professional boxer Nathan Owens won new fans for a brave performance in reaching the semi-finals of the prestigious cruiserweight Prizefighter competition – just three days after his mother died from cancer.

- A full report and photographs from Tuesday night’s ‘Singles Night’ race meeting at Pontefract.

- World class sports men and women from every part of the globe have been flocking to Pontefract Squash Club this week.

- All the news from the local cricket scene, plus a full round up of local soccer, amateur rugby and junior sport news.

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