In this week’s Express

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This week we lead on a bar manager who feared for her life when a masked robber tied her up and stole Christmas savings from a safe.

Also in news:
- A sheltered housing development is the latest - and last - group to be awarded the Express 100 Community Fund.

- A Hemsworth care home criticised for ‘failing’ its residents has been told it still needs to improve.

- Youngsters in our area will have a wonderful gift to open on Christmas morning, thanks to South Elmsall Town Council.

- Plus, we have a picture special as towns across the area get into the festive spirit.

In sport:

- Gavin Allott has been in great goal scoring form for Frickley Athletic who followed Saturday’s 3-2 league win over Grantham Town by beating Belper Town in the Doodson Cup second round on Tuesday night.

- Upton sword fencer Alexander Bolton has been selected to represent Yorkshire as one of three members of the county’s foil team in a national inter-region competition.

- Hemsworth RUFC first-team have a vital home league match against fellow strugglers Skipton on Saturday.

- A full round up of soccer match reports, plus junior sports news.

In promotions:

- Travel to London for £10 with East Coast.