In this week’s Wakefield Express we lead with the story of how a community stepped in to save a family’s Christmas.
We report on the release of cabinet papers 30 years since the miners’ strike which show a cover-up of the use of secret surveillance by the security services.
Tributes are paid to a popular doctor who treated patients in the city of many years. Dr Peter Slater, who also volunteered at Pinderfields Hospital, was 89.
There are more warnings over over-stretched NHS services as the ambulance service faces unprecedented demand.
And we tell how inspirational hospital staff are recognised in the Queen’s New Year Honours.