In this week’s Hemsworth and South Elmsall Express

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This week we lead on plans to sell land on the West End Estate in Hemsworth to make way for 90 new homes.

Also in news:

- A lunchtime supervisor who has been keeping children safe while they enjoy play times for nearly 20 years will retire tomorrow.

- Maddies Moo’s Play and Sensory group has moved to South Elmsall’s Westfield Centre as it opens up its facilities to more people.

- A new multi-million pound swimming pool at Minsthorpe Community College is expected to open within 18 months.

In sport:

- Frickley Athletic played their full part in an entertaining start to their new campaign when they took on Doncaster Rovers in the first of four pre-season games against Foot-ball League opposition.

- Northern Counties East League side Hemsworth MW began their preparations for the new season in great style when they beat Willington Quay Saints 7-1 in their first warm-up game on Saturday.

- In cricket, South Kirkby’s bid for a second successive league and cup double remains on track following a successful weekend.