In today’s Hemsworth and South Elmsall Express

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In this week’s Hemsworth and South Elmsall Express our top story is how devoted parents Steve and Maya McCormack have raised £165,000 to open a nursery in memory of their baby daughter who died from a rare genetic disorder.

Also in news:

- A parade of mayors and mayoresses from across the county made its way through the streets of Moorthorpe and South Kirkby for the official Yorkshire Day celebrations.

- The tragic story of little John James Michalowski has touched the hearts of hundreds since The Express went to print last week.

In sport:

- Frickley Colliery play their final warm-up match against Goole AFC this Saturday ahead of the new Evo-Stik League campaign.

- South Kirkby lifted the Pontefract and District Cricket League’s Dyson-Skidmore Trophy for the second time by beating Fairburn on Sunday.

- Moorthorpe Rangers under 10s missed out in the final of a local soccer tournament.

- A full round up of all the latest football and pigeon racing news.