This week we lead on a headteacher who has been banned from teaching for life after shunning a girl at risk of being targeted by paedophiles.
Also in news:
- People living in Havercroft could be left ‘isolated’ by plans to withdraw bus services from the village.
- Social care budgets could struggle to cover the costs of caring for rising numbers of elderly people with dementia.
- Campaigners fighting against plans to close Wakefield Magistrates’ Court have suggested reopening the former Pontefract courthouse.
- A £5m eye clinic has been officially opened as part of a shake-up of services at Mid Yorkshire Hospitals Trust.
- And Ofsted has praised an academy trust for helping to improve three struggling schools.
- Frickley Athletic bounced back from defeat with a 1-0 win over Rushall Olympic in the Evo-Stik Premier League.
- Upton Wrangbrook’s 100 per cent start to the season continued when they convincingly beat Doncaster team Athletico Fairway.
- And Frickley Academy under 13s faced a tough test away to top of the table Dunscroft, but came through with a victory.