This week we lead on a pensioner busker who has praised Pontefract market traders for tackling a man who snatched his collection bucket.
Also in news:
- Long-awaited work to replace Pontefract’s notorious Town End junction with two roundabouts has begun.
- Community leaders in Pontefract fear traffic delays at the new Northern Link Road could lead to a fall in visitors and trade in the town.
- A nurse from Pontefract who caused the death of a motorcyclist by driving carelessly has been told to carry out unpaid work.
- Wakefield Council has agreed to slash jobs and cut £38m worth of funding to public services.
- Castleford Tigers coach Daryl Powell has stressed the importance of everyone sticking together despite the difficult start to the season.
- Featherstone Rovers coach Andy Hay is set make team changes for Sunday’s Kingstone Press Championship game at Halifax.
- Reaction, match reports and photographs from last weekend’s matches involving Castleford Tigers and Featherstone Rovers.
- Pontefract Collieries made it nine wins and two draws from their last 11 games as they held onto top spot in Division One of the Toolstation NCE League with a 2-0 home victory over Yorkshire Amateur.
- A full round up of rugby union, amateur rugby league and football match reports.
- Free four-page gardening offers supplement.