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Ward councillor Abid Hussain outside the Victoria Hotel in Keighley, where planning permission has been approved to transform the building into flats and shops

Plans approved to transform Keighley's historic Victoria Hotel into flats and shops

Elizabeth Mitchell, of the Cavetown Council Keighley parishioners campaign group

Keighley town councillors to arrange additional public meetings to boost transparency

Some of the SKT Welfare volunteers behind the new soup kitchen venture. From left back, Amjad Zaman, Arshid Ahmed and Jamil Towasin. From left front, Asif Hanif, Sikander Shan, and Amir Khan.

"Worsening" Keighley poverty situation prompts charity to launch new soup kitchen in the town

The Silsden countryside

Silsden residents raise traffic and drainage issues during consultation over 190 houses off Keighley Road

Keighley Angling Club chairman Fred Farrington by the River Aire at Utley

Poaching on the rise on River Aire through Keighley

Coun Andrew Mallinson who has excessed concern about lack of detail in Bradford Council's analysis of its Silsden schools consultation

Silsden parents back proposed merger of town's infant and junior schools

Firefighters, police and paramedics were called to the scene of the fire in Alice Street, Haworth, on Monday morning last week

Fire Service hits back at claims Haworth fire station closure contributed to man's death in blaze

Youth Vision chairman Fulzar Ahmed, who says the new group will be encouraging recycling and helping to improve Victoria Park

New Youth Vision organisation sets out its plans to engage young people and improve the neighbourhood of Lawkholme

Cllr Adrian Naylor, who has campaigned for road safety improvements in the Bell Square area of Silsden

Road safety measures before Silsden, Keighley, Oakworth, Parkwood and Cross Roads

Volunteers Rayfa Ali and Zohaib Ahmed join children making model rockets during a chill-out session at the Highfield Community Centre

Keighley community centre in line for national award for its work with 2,000 people a month

The Airedale Heifer's new pub manager, Heather Hawker, toasts the refurbishment

Pub opens its doors after major refurbishment

A bench at Penistone Hill country park, above Haworth

Beauty-spot benches ban approved

The Brontë Parsonage Museum in Haworth

Haworth expert's sceptical reaction to claims a new Brontë sisters' photograph

Small World musicians, from left, Claire Silvester, Oscar Manthorp and Johnny Phillips. Last year the organisation received a £5,960 grant from the Gannett Foundation

Grant aid on offer to Keighley charities

The grounds of Cliffe Castle will be hosting a community live music event to replace the cancelled Aire-do festival

Generous sponsors come forward with the cash to allow Keighley woman to stage live music event to replace cancelled 2015 Aire-do

Sport

Steeton's James Emmott in action

Skipper Quinlan takes hat-trick as Harden secure crucial victory

Flyweight boxer Muhammad Ali is targeting European glory

Ali is Sofia-ed up to bounce back in Euros

Haworth wicket-keeper Pete Gower is too quick for Embsay opener Morgan Davies as Jacob Hudson claims a wicket Picture: Andy Garbutt

Scarborough goes to town as he reaches 1,000 wickets

Steeton wicket-keeper John Akrigg looks on as Otley's Jamie Pickering clips one into the leg-side Picture: Andy Garbutt

Quinlan leads from the front as Harden secure vital win

Eight teams got their entries in early for the Cowling Harlequins open-age sevens on Saturday

Entries welcome for Quins sevens

'Dynamic duo' Derek Granger and his long-time sidekick Colin Myers, who seems to be having trouble with an umbrella on a wet and windy at Cure Hill. Colin is umpiring Sunday's Manorlands Plate final, which is a tribute day to Derek, who died in April

Plate finals day is tribute to 'Uncle Derek'

Andy Gabriel leaves his opponent trailing to score a Cougars try   Pictures: Charlie Perry

Injuries can't stop Keighley Cougars bouncing back

Non-League round-up

Albion Sports can't add to Cusack strike

Storton and Tetley ensure Oxenhope defend big total

Storton and Tetley ensure Oxenhope defend big total

Silsden's Craig Nicholls scored twice against Bamber Bridge

Nicholls double gets Silsden off the mark

The tribute day to Ken Smith had a great turnout

'Biff' memorial day goes with a bang

Hull KR youngster Josh Guzdek has bolstered injury-hit Cougars

Cougars snap up Hull KR utility man Guzdek

Will Whiteoak receives the Tillman Trophy after his record-breaking score Picture: Moor Park Golf Club

Tillman win is something Els for record-breaker Whiteoak

Fawcett: Cougars character will see us through injury crisis

Fawcett: Cougars character will see us through injury crisis

National Sport

Record-breaker James Anderson still sees room for self-improvement

Anderson eyeing Ashes improvement

Greg Dyke, pictured, has welcomed Michel Platini's decision to run for the FIFA presidency

Dyke understands FIFA challenge

Angel Di Maria had a disappointing first year at Old Trafford and could now leave

Di Maria 'close' to PSG move

A mistake from Phil Jones led to Paris St Germain's opening goal

United punished by PSG

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