In this week’s Express

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We lead on a Castleford thief who ran over a pensioner as he tried to flee the scene of a crime has escaped a jail term.

Also in news:

Tenants at flats in Pontefract can keep their pets after a U-turn from Wakefield and District Housing.

Residents in Kippax are protesting against plans to built 166 homes.

Plans for a revamped Castleford bus station get the go-ahead.

A Ferrybridge filmmaker is working with a Hollywood star on her short film.

In sport:

Match report from Castleford Tigers’ game against touring Australian side and more news on the Tigers including World Cup picks and departure of a player.

All the latest Featherstone Rovers news as they begin plans for a big 2014 campaign.

Comprehensive local and junior football round-up.

All the latest from the local rugby league scene, including a big win for Lock Lane.

Pontefract Squash Club celebrates success at county level.

Pontefract horse racing action and preview of the penultimate meeting of the season.

In promotions:

Vote for your favourite Cute Kids – ages two to three in this week.

Money off at Tesco on curry sauces, puddings and crisps