SLIDESHOW - The week in pictures

Coffee mornings were held around the district as people met to raise cash for Macmillian Cancer Support.

Business, schools and community groups took part in the World’s Biggest Coffee morning.

Paralympic gold medallist David Stone gave an inspirational speech to school children.

The cyclist, who has cerebral palsy, spoke to pupils at Horbury Bridge CE Academy and West Bretton J&I School.

The new boss of Wakefield’s Trinity Walk shopping centre shared his vision for retail in the city.

The interview with Cormac Hamilton will be featured in next week’s Express.

Wakefield Council is dealing with thousands of complaints about potholes as its budget for road repairs is cut.

We ran a two-page special report on the issue in today’s paper.

Hundreds of people gathered on Heath Common to fly kites - but the wind failed to blow.

The annual Wakefield Kite Festival was held on Sunday.

Wakefield Paxton Society held it’s autumn show at Outwood Memorial Hall.

Trophies were presented by Norman Hazell.

Three kittens were found abandoned in a cardboard box

Castle View Vets in Wakefield made an appeal for anyone who can offer them a home to come forward.

Sarah Bryan was busy creating a colourful dress out of skittles to raise cash for charity.

She plans to auction the dress for the Lymphoma Association.