In this week’s Wakefield Express

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In this week’s Wakefield Express our top story is about a pensioner who fought off an armed masked robber who tried to force his way into his home.

Also in news:

- A man is fighting for his life after he was hit by a bus.

- Staff will lose their jobs at Pugneys Country Park after cost-cutting proposals were voted through by Wakefield Council.

- A nightclub owners wants to open a topless club in Wakefield city centre.

In sport:

- Wakefield Wildcats chairman Michael Carter says the team is ‘buzzing’ as new players begin training with the squad.

- Last weekend proved to be a miserable one for Sharlston Rovers as both the first and second teams suffered league defeats.

- Ossett Snooker Club have made a superb start to the season.