In this week’s Express

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This week we lead on have-a-go hero Paul Ruckledge who risked his own life to rescue a man from a blazing flat in Pontefract.

Also in news:

- The family of an 89-year-old woman who was subject to five years of abuse at a Pontefract care home - have called for CCTV in nursing homes to be compulsory.- Talented tumbler Ellie Pearson is flying high after being selected to represent Great Britain.

- Plans for a new £135m development in Glass Houghton - including a new stadium for Castleford Tigers - are expected to be submitted “within a matter of weeks.”

In sport:

- Castleford Tigers have a key home game against Salford on Saturday after suffering back-to-back Super league defeats.

- Featherstone Rovers outlined their Super League ambitions at a press conference this week.

- Photographs and report from Pontefract’s race meeting last Sunday.

- Two pages of junior rugby league reports and photographs.

- A full round up of bowls, soccer and amateur rugby league reports.

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