In today’s Hemsworth and South Elmsall Express

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In today’s Hemsworth and South Elmsall Express our top story is how a man is facing jail after admitting causing serious injury to a little boy by dangerous driving.

Also in news

- Two Hemsworth firefighters helped save a dad’s life after he collapsed while playing in his first football game in two years.

- Elderly residents have been given new hope in their bid to save their independent living scheme from the axe.

In sport:

- Frickley Colliery opened their Evo-Stik League campaign with a 1-1 home draw against Rushall Olympic after having a player sent off.

- Teenager Max Heritage shone as South Kirkby beat Wombwell to maintain their Pontefract Cricket League Division One title bid and book a place in the Yorkshire Council Championship play-offs.

- Full match reports on pre-season games involving Upton ARLFC and Hemsworth RUFC, plus cycling and pigeon racing news.