In this week’s Wakefield Express

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This week we lead on building work starting on a £33m by-pass on the east side of the city.

Also in news:

- A man’s life was turned upside down after he was told he was not British and could not work in this country - despite having lived here for more than 40 years.

- Plans to move the city’s outdoor market to the cathedral precinct have been approved.

- A woman stole £7,500 from the pawnbrokers firm where she worked in order to pay for fertility treatment, a court heard.

- Developers have agreed to a U-turn on plans to put an electricity substation in Horbury’s Carr Lodge Park, after a backlash from the community.

- The mother of two Horbury schoolchildren who were poisoned by carbon monoxide (CO) while on holiday in Corfu has launched a campaign to raise awareness of the danger.

In sport:

- Star signing Kevin Locke could be a Wakefield Trinity Wildcats player next season.

- Wakefield Trinity Wildcats registered their first win in 17 Super League outings with a gutsy 26-16 victory over Hull FC at Belle Vue on Wednesday evening.

- Ossett Albion have confirmed the signing of former Nostell Miners Welfare striker and assistant manager Rob Bordman.

- Wakefield Thornes visit holders Methley in the Central Yorkshire League’s Jack Hampshire Trophy semi-finals on July 19 after trouncing Carlton by 188 runs last Sunday.