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This week we lead on heartless thieves who have stolen valuable historical artefacts and sporting memorabilia from a Moorthorpe already ravaged by flood water.

Also in news:

- The brother of 18-year-old Bethany Jones who was killed in a minibus crash on the M62 has thanked the community for its ‘overwhelming’ support.

- An annual town council meeting turned into chaos after an Express journalist and members of the public were thrown out.

- We reveal salaries and expenses claimed by councillors across the district.

- A ‘root and branch’ review of the conduct of West Yorkshire Police officers has been ordered following high-profile scandals.

In sport:

- South Elmsall pool queen and world number one Kelly Fisher failed to defend her China Open crown when she lost out in the semi-final in Shanghai to talented 19-year-old Chen Si Meng.

- Frickley Athletic have arranged high-profile pre-season friendly matches against Sheffield Wednesday and Scunthorpe United at Westfield Lane.

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