In this week’s Express

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This week we lead on a Hemsworth man stealing more than £3,000 from the estate of his late girlfriend.

Also in news:

- Elderly residents at Beacon House, Upton, vow to fight plans to close the sheltered housing scheme.

- Staff and pupils are celebrating after Fitzwilliam Primary School was rated ‘good’ by Ofsted inspectors.

- Council bosses are set to reject a government recommendation to return to weekly bin collections.

In sport:

- Unbeaten Hemsworth fighter Scott Askham proved too good for challenger Max Nunez as he defended his British Association of Mixed Martial Arts world middleweight title.

- South Kirkby and Hemsworth booked their places in the Pontefract and District Cricket League’s Dyson-Skidmore Trophy quarterfinals last Sunday.

- South Elmsall pub The Little ‘Un were among the award winners at the Five Towns Quiz League’s presentation night.

- A full round up of all the latest junior sports reports, plus cycling and angling news.