In this week’s Wakefield Express

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This week we lead on a woman who bit off a mum’s ear in a drunken fight in Wakefield after she was jailed for five years.

Also in news:

- A teenage driver who mounted the kerb and killed a carer has been jailed for 30 months.

- A dad-of-two who wasn’t expected to survive a heart transplant as a teenager has this week celebrated the 25th anniversary of the life saving procedure.

- A young woman whose skin-tight red dress saved her life has visited the firefighters who rescued her.

- A team of specialist police divers are searching the River Calder for a father-of-two who has been missing from home for more than a month.

In sport:

- Wakefield Trinity Wildcats may have dispatched rivals Featherstone Rovers in last Sunday’s pre-season friendly but head coach James Webster admits that his team still needs to improve.

- Testing weather conditions and visitors Billingham failed to stop Sandal Rugby Union’s charge for the National 3 North title last Saturday.

- Slazenger Hockey Club men’s seconds returned to action following the Christmas break and showed no signs of rustiness as they trounced Chapeltown 7-0.

In promotions:

- Unlimited rail travel for a day for just £10.

- Free holiday ideas supplement.