In this week’s Wakefield Express

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This week we lead on tributes to “inspirational” headteacher Jeremy Horsley who died after a long battle with cancer.

Also in news:

- Thieves raided a children’s charity set up in memory of a six-year-old boy who died from a brain tumour.

- A memorial bench has been dedicated to two schoolchildren who died from carbon monoxide poisoning while on holiday in Corfu.

- People could be able to flag down a taxi and travel into the city centre for just £1.

- A delay in plans being drawn up to turn Wakefield Market into a cinema is preventing council bosses from pressing ahead with the sale of the site.

In sport:

- Wakefield Trinity Wildcats may have already secured the best signing of the close season after head coach Brian Smith signed a one-year contract that will keep him at the helm in 2016.

- Sandal made it five wins from their opening six National Two North matches after beating leaders Sedgley Park 18-13 at Milnthorpe Green.

- Ossett rivals Town and Albion showed their battling qualities in midweek after heavy defeats at the weekend.

In promotions:

- Exclusive half price entry to Flamingo Land.