In today’s Hemsworth and South Elmsall Express

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In today’s Hemsworth and South Elmsall Express our top story is how more than £1m could be spent on regeneration projects in the south east of the district.

Also in news:

- Council chiefs are expected to approve controversial plans for a showmen’s site on green belt land in Fitzwilliam today – despite nearly 1,300 objections.

- Budding cooks whipped up some tasty treats as part of a baking contest to mark what would have been Laila Milly McCormack’s fifth birthday.

In sport:

- Frickley Athletic recovered from 2-0 down to snatch at 2-2 draw at promotion-chasers Ashton United in the Evo-Stik Premier League on Tuesday night.

- After two successive defeats, Hemsworth Miners Welfare had a frustrating night on Tuesday when their Toolstation NCE Division One match at Worsbrough Bridge was abandoned after just 10 minutes because of floodlight failure..

- Hemsworth RUFC were pipped 27-22 in an exciting derby against Stocksbridge on Saturday.

- A full round up of all the latest junior sports reports, plus pool and darts news.