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 schoolgirl Georgia Easton, who was seriously hurt when she was hit by a car on Minsthorpe Lane, is appealing for people to sign a petition to make the road safe.

Also in news:

- Pop star Olly Murs ​topped up his tan in South Elmsall and had his hair trimmed in Upton at the weekend.

- Planners will be outlining their reasons for refusing a showman’s site in Fitzwilliam at a meeting next week.

In sport:

- Frickley Athletic face Nostell MW in the Sheffield and Hallamshire Senior Cup final at Rotherham United’s New York Stadium on May 1 after beating Handsworth Parramore 2-0 in Tuesday night’s semi-final.

- Hemsworth Miners Welfare lost ground in the Toolstation NCE League Division One promotion race when they were held to a 0-0 draw at Penistone Church.

- Upton ARLFC were trounced 70-20 by Doncaster Toll Bar in the Pennine League’s President’s Cup.

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