In this week’s Hemsworth and South Elmsall Express

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This week we lead on tributes paid to ‘loving and smiling’ motorcyclist Lewis Clark who died in a horrific crash on the Isle of Man.

Also in news:

- Wakefield Council could pass on the running of leisure facilities across the district to an external company.

- Community groups have set up collection points to help refugees fleeing the on-going conflict in Syria.

- A conman who falsified stolen prescriptions in a bid to satisfy his addiction to the drug codeine has been jailed.

- And Coun Michelle Collins, whose grandfather was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s four years ago, is campaigning to make communities more dementia friendly.

In sport:

- Frickley Athletic extended their unbeaten run to six matches when they beat Ilkeston Town.

- Upton Wrangbrook maintained their 100 per cent start to the season when they hammered Smawthorne FC 6-0.

- And West End Juniors under 11s and under 9s enjoyed their end of season presentation and race night in the West End Club.