In today’s Wakefield Express

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In today’s Wakefield Express our top story is how a ceremony for two city born soldiers killed in action 100 years ago took place in France in the same week as the Poppy Appeal was launched.

Also in news:

- Almost two thirds of the poorest children in our district cannot go to the toilet or put on a coat by themselves when they start school, new figures show.

- A man was stabbed during a fight in Eastmoor.

- The Express is backing a fundraising campaign to help rising numbers of homeless people put a roof over their heads.

- We reveal who has scooped our fantastic Win a Wedding prize.

- A 16-page special school starters supplement.

In sport:

- The Wakefield Trinity Wildcats squad will be “pumped-up” for the opening game of the Super League season, at Castleford Tigers, next February according to former Tiger Richard Owen.

- Sandal needed to be at their very best to grind out a National 3 North victory over Huddersfield YMCA on Saturday.