In this week’s Hemsworth and South Elmsall Express

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This week we lead on 1985 Cabinet papers which reveal the government was keen to cover up security service phone tapping as it sought a ‘great victory’ over the miners.

Also in news:

- Wakefield Council will get £22.3m to repair pothole-ridden roads across the district.

- A bogus workman who targeted an elderly Hemsworth couple before burgling their home has been jailed for four years.

- Ambulance bosses have appealed for people only to dial 999 in an emergency as NHS services struggle to cope with the number of patients needing help.

- We also have the second part of our review of 2014.

In sport:

- Frickley Athletic start 2015 in 18th place in the Evo-Stik Premier League after drawing with Whitby on Boxing Day and having Sunday’s game against Nantwich postponed because of snow and ice.

- Upton ARLFC lost to Leeds team Queens in Sunday’s BARLA Yorkshire Open-Age Cup semi-final at South Leeds Stadium.

- Moorthorpe and South Elmsall District under 11s won the second Steve Kelly Memorial Tournament at Wakefield Soccercity, beating local rivals South Kirkby Mineros Blues in the final.