In this week’s Express

Week 51
Week 51

In this week’s Express we lead on a man who fatally punched a dad-of-two who suspected him of having an affair with his wife has been jailed for three and a half years.

Alexander Frew was jailed on Tuesday for the manslaughter of Burberry machinist Matthew Welford.

The jury found Frew guilty by a majority of 10-2 after almost two days of deliberation and a week-long trial at Leeds Crown Court.

Also in the news...

- Sisters Rachael Parkin and Susie Webb – and their friend Ellie Wood – are hoping make 2014 a year to remember by raising thousands of pounds for charity.

– Years of campaigning have finally paid off for community leaders in their quest to transform facilities and security at Pontefract Park.

– Two primary schools in Aired-ale will be merged to make way for a new site for 420 children by September 2015.

In sport...

– Castleford Tigers are set to announce a strong squad for Craig Huby’s testimonial game against Halifax on Boxing Day when most of the club’s new signings will play.

– Featherstone Rovers coach John Bastian says his players are already reaping the benefits of the club’s new Centre of Excellence. The specialist training barn involves an investment of more than £300,000.

– A full round up of soccer, rugby league and rugby union match reports, plus junior sports news and reports.

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