In this week’s Express

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In this week’s Express we lead on a story about disruption at a Hemsworth Town Council meeting.

- The X Factor finalists have rocked up in South Kirkby in preparation for a nationwide tour they hope will make them stars.

- A round up of how Wakefield Council plans to make £61m of savings in the next two years.

In sport:

- Two late goals sent Frickley Athletic to a 2-0 defeat at Evo-Stik League Premier Division leaders Chorley on Tuesday night.

- Upton ARLC have a chance to avenge their Yorkshire Cup semi-final defeat against Hunslet Old Boys after being handed a home tie against them in the BARLA National Cup.

- Action photographs and a full report from Hemsworth RUFC’s narrow defeat at derby rivals Castleford.

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