In today’s Wakefield Express

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In today’s Wakefield Express our top story is about Wakefield Council proposals to save Pugneys Country Park.

Also in news:

- A doctor who has continued working despite having terminal cancer has achieved her life-long dream of becoming a consultant.

- Appalling standards of patient care which left a health inspector traumatised led to an investigation and the refurbishment of a dilapidated hospital unit.

- A man has been jailed for attacking his partner, baby sitter and family dog in a drunken, drug-fuelled rage in Hall Green.

- People across the district can remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving their country.

In sport:

- Wakefield Trinity Wildcats second rower Ali Lauitiiti is to be awarded a three-month testimonial next year.

- “We need help to survive” is the message from Nostell MW as they call for the support, both on and off the pitch, that is required to maintain their place in the Northern Counties Premier Division.

- A late goal from Emma Nunn earned Wakefield Ladies 3rds and 4ths team a Yorkshire Cup win in Hull and a place in the semi-finals.