In this week’s Express

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This week we lead on work starting on a £30,000 memorial garden to remember Upton hero Luke Farmer.

Also in news:

- We speak to Minsthorpe Community College principal John Gregory who will retire this week after 13 years at the college.

- A South Elmsall man who admitted causing racially aggravated damage at a mosque following an EDL march has been landed with an ASBO.

- Groups from across the area enjoyed a festive get-together to mark the end of the Expres 100 Community Fund.

- Nurses at a South Elmsall GP surgery have picked up a prestigious award.

In sport:

- A stoppage time equaliser earned 10-man Frickley Athletic a great point away at play-off chasing Buxton in the Evo-Stik Premier League.

- Hemsworth RUFC first-team crashed to a heavy defeat with a disappointing display at Thornesians.

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

In promotions:

- A free £2 scorecast bet on Leeds United vs Barnsley at Ladbrokes.

- A free Christmas decoration at JYSK