In this week’s Wakefield Express

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In this week’s Express we lead on the killers of Kevin Childs who are facing life sentences for his savage murder.

Also in news:

- Inflation-busting rail fare rises are set to hit commuters in the pocket next year.

- Prolific fundraiser Tom Hacker has completed an epic run across Northern England in memory of his mum.

- The number of empty city centre shops has fallen after the council started offering £2,000 grants to encourage businesses to move in.

- A food company has been fined after a worker lost the tips of two fingers while using unguarded machinery at a bakery.

- We also have a full round-up of GCSE results from across the area.

In sport:

- Wakefield Trinity Wildcats Matty Wildie is set for a move to neighbours Dewsbury Rams after signing a one year deal this week.

- Wildcats’ stars of the future were recognised in the academy awards evening on Monday.

- Share your thoughts on our best ever Wakefield Trinity team.

- Wakefield Harrier George Heppinstall equals club record and wins bronze at Northern Athletics Championships.

In promotions:

- Enter our competition to win a wedding worth up to £9,500.

- Enter our Cute Kids competition.