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 masked robber threatened a terrified shop assistant with a screwdriver at a South Kirkby store before fleeing with cigarettes and cash.

Also in news:

-There were smiles all around as family, friends and even strangers united to complete a sponsored walk for little JJ Michalowski last weekend.

- Treatment at a South Kirkby care home was not planned and delivered to ensure people’s safety and welfare, a damning report has revealed.

In sport:

- A poor defensive display saw Frickley Colliery lose 4-2 at home Grantham Town in the Evo-Stik Premier League on Monday..

- South Kirkby are the new leaders in Pontefract Cricket League Division One as they bid to win the championship for the first time since 1932.

- Nick Guest was inn superb form as Hemsworth MW won a seven-goal thriller..

- A full report on Hemsworth RUFC’s final pre-season game, plus cycling, darts and pigeon racing news.