In this week’s Hemsworth and South Elmsall Express

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In this week’s Hemsworth and South Elmsall Express our top story is how an Express-backed campaign has raised £12,000 to bring two-year-old JJ home after he was badly injured by a dangerous driver.

Also in news:

- A trucker accused of causing the death of Bethany Jones on a hen party trip said he wished he could swap places with the teenager.

- A teenager subjected a 15-year-old girl to a terrifying sex attack after using text messages to trick her to meet him in woodland near Hemsworth Water Park.

- The Yorkshire Weekly Newspaper Group is demanding that the government launches a complete overhaul of the business ratings system, an outdated formula which is crippling our High Streets.

In sport:

- Frickley Athletic were back to winning ways after two defeats in the Evo-Stik Premier League on Saturday when they overcame bottom of the table Belper Town 2-0.

- Championship One table toppers Hemsworth Highfield maintained their winning ways with a hard fought 3-1 success against Fox & Hounds in the Wakefield Sunday League.