In this week’s Express

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This week we lead on a devastated mother whose son was killed while walking along the M62 just before Christmas as she calls for answers.

Also in news:

- Victims of the M62 crash that killed teenager Bethany Jones have benefited from £40,000, thanks to a massive community fundraising drive.

- Only a third of domestic violence reports in the Five Towns over the last three years resulted in an arrest, new figures show.

- Jobs could be at risk after energy bosses announced plans to close Ferrybridge Power Station’s coal-fired generation units.

- We also have the second part in our review of the year.

In sport:

- Castleford Tigers boss Daryl Powell felt his side “have a fair bit of work to do” after their 30-30 draw with Halifax on Boxing Day.

- A woeful display saw Glasshoughton Welfare soccer team lose 3-0 to Long Eaton United in the Toolstation NCE League.

- Lock Lane amateur RL club have appointed Paul Couch as their new head coach.

- A review of the sporting year in the Pontefract, Castleford, Featherstone and Knottingley area.

We would like to wish all of our readers a Happy New Year.