In this week’s Express

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In this week’s Express our top story is how calls have been stepped up for a government apology on the 30-year anniversary of the miners’ strike.

- Labour councillor Steve Tulley is facing disciplinary action for taking a stand against Wakefield Council’s budget.

- A heavily pregnant cannabis grower grew too big to fit through the hatch to her “little drug factory”, a court heard.

In sport

- Two fellow Evo-Stik clubs have come to Frickley Athletic’s aid following the recent clubhouse break in at Westfield Lane.

- Upton were knocked out of the BARLA National Cup by Hunslet Old Boys while Kinsley Raiders were pipped by 11-man Sherburn Bears in the Pennine League’s Supplementary Cup.

- Hemsworth RUFC gave one of their worst performances this season in a defeat at Harrogate Pythons.

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