In today’s Hemsworth and South Elmsall Express

editorial image

In today’s Hemsworth and South Elmsall Express we lead on the story of a woman who has been accused of causing the death of a South Elmsall motorcyclist by careless driving.

Also in news:

- A South Kirkby conman was employed as a teacher at a primary school for almost four months before authorities discovered he was not qualified.

- Former coalmining communities in the area are still blighted by deprivation, health problems and unemployment 25 years after the closure of the pits.

- Pictures from the Armed Forces event at Nostell Priory.

In sport:

- Hemsworth’s rising football star John Stones is being tipped to come to England’s rescue in the next few years

- A magnificent 94 by Frickley Colliery’s Inderjit Hayre was in vain in a narrow defeat against Monk Bretton in Pontefract Cricket League Division One.

- Photographs and a full report from Pontefract’s race meeting last Sunday.

- A full round up of all the latest junior sports reports, plus angling and cycling news.