In this week’s Pontefract and Castleford Express
This week we lead on a woman given 12 months to live after being diagnosed with brain tumours who has issued a desperate plea to health bosses to think again after they refused to pay for a drug which is keeping her alive.
Also in news: - Devoted pet owner Tracey Toft is hoping to raise £3,000 for a much-needed operation for her brave dog Harvey who was abused by his previous owners.
- It’s the end of an era in Knottingley after the organisers of the town’s annual carnival scrapped the event due to a lack of volunteers.
- A former Pontefract man allegedly raped two teenage girls and seriously sexually assaulted two others in a series of opportunistic attacks on vulnerable victims, a court heard.
- Burglars smashed through the wall of a Castleford haulage firm and stole thousands of pounds worth of laptop computers.
- We also have a picture spread from the Christmas lights switch-on events in Pontefract and Caslteford.
-New recruit Matt Cook has set his sights in winning silverware with Castleford Tigers.
- Featherstone coach Andy Hay is close to finalising his squad for 2015.
- Pontefract Squash Club’s young players have been in outstanding form for county teams..
- A full round up of soccer, amateur rugby league and rugby union reports, plus comprehensive coverage of junior sport.
- Win a PS4 console.