In this week’s Express

In this week's Express
In this week's Express

This week our lead on a man who was jailed for having sex with a schoolgirl while he was working as a maths tutor.

Also in news:

- It’s time to eat, drink and taste some delicious rhubarb again as the city’s annual food, drink and rhubarb festival kicks off today.

- Mid Yorkshire Hospitals Trust has millions of pounds of funding withheld because of government-imposed financial penalties.

- Wakefield Theatre Royal celebrated its 120th anniversary with a star studded variety show.

- A mining company has dropped its appeal after council bosses refused permission for a controversial opencast project.

- Also this week we launch our search for the Chippy of the Year - which is your favourite?

- And you can win one of two £500 gardening vouchers.

In sport:

- Wakefield Trinity Wildcats have signed centre Joe Arundel from Hull FC until the end of the season.

- CK Vikings reached the Wakefield and District Presidents Cup final by defeating rivals Sharlston Rovers.