This week we lead on a raid at a convenience store where armed robbers brandishing a knife and crowbar stole thousands of pounds.
Also in news:
- The family of a toddler who is cared for by a children’s hospice is backing a campaign to raise awareness of the centre’s work.
- A junior football club has scored a cash windfall thanks to the Asda Yorkshire XDC Community Fund.
- Creative youngsters across the district are taking part in a special art project for the Tour de Yorkshire.
- An abandoned pony was covered in oil and set on fire.
- Relegation-threatened Frickley Athletic moved to within a point of safety in the Evo-Stik Premier League with Tuesday night’s goalless draw at Ramsbottom United.
- Hemsworth Miners Welfare’s 2-1 home win over Eccleshill United was not enough to keep alive their promotion hopes in NCE League Division One.
- South Kirkby, Frickley Colliery and Hemsworth all made winning starts to the new Pontefract and District Cricket League season.
- A full round up of all the latest junior sports reports, plus amateur RL, pool and darts news.