In today’s Wakefield Express

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In today’s Wakefield Express our top story is how Wakefield Council is set to plough more than £6m into the Hepworth gallery during the next five years.

Also in news:

- A training company where people can learn how to produce live events is planning to open a new premises on Wakefield’s waterfront.

- A controversial sell-off and demolition of Wakefield’s £3m market could be given the go-ahead by councillors next week.

- Government auditors have raised fears that the trust which runs the district’s hospitals is in too much debt.

In sport:

- James Webster hasn’t given up on steering Wakefield Trinity Wildcats to the Super League play-offs but admits that he needs some luck to achieve a top-eight finish.

- With the Commonwealth Games now underway, Wakefield diver Alicia Blagg is among those within the Team England squad aiming to make a big splash in Glasgow.