In this week’s Wakefield Express

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This week we lead on a terrified pensioner who was robbed on her own doorstep as she returned from the shops.

Also in news:

- A businesswoman is hoping to raise £3,000 for an operation for her dog Lola who was left abandoned in the street.

- A big-hearted supermarket distribution centre has made Christmas come early for poorly children this year.

- Cash-strapped Wakefield Council is asking people which services could be cut to make multi-million pound savings.

- Teachers were given the chance to quiz Education Secretary Nicky Morgan when she visited Outwood Grange Academy.

In sport:

- Wakefield Trinity Wildcats have announced the squad numbers for the new Super League season.

- Wakefield Gym Club star Rachael Letsche ended her superb career with a sensational victory in the World Tumbling Championships, in Florida.

- A Crofton teenager is preparing to step up to the professional ranks after a superb podium finish in the Skye Energy Drink British Minibike Championships.