Len retires after years training mechanics

Keighley News: Len Wright of James, who is retiring, is joined by colleagues and trainees at the scheme (8353999)

6:02am Saturday 26th July 2014

A CULLINGWORTH man has retired after more than two decades keeping car-mad teenagers on the straight and narrow.

Keighley man completes five decades of employment at the same local firm

Keighley News: John Whitaker, front left, receives gifts from Dean, Smith and Grace works manager Stuart Shackleton to mark his retirement after 50 years at the firm

5:49am Friday 18th July 2014

A MAN who spent half a century working for the same Keighley firm has finally called it a day.

Fairtrade promoted at stall in Keighley's Airedale Shopping Centre

Keighley News: From left, Keighley town councillor Sally Walker and Keighley ward councillor Adrian Farley at the Fairtrade stall in Airedale Shopping Centre

9:46am Thursday 17th July 2014

MEMBERS of the Fairtrade Keighley group took part in the Airedale Shopping Centre’s Cycling Fun event.

Hospice help par for course

Keighley News: Promoting the AWB Charlesworth golf day are, from left, Pearson and Associates partner, Paul Mason, Katy Lee, from Martin House, and AWB partner, Liam O’Neill

11:14am Monday 12th May 2014

A Keighley solicitor’s office is helping raise money for the Martin House Children’s Hospice Appeal.

Colin Appleyard going for gold with car deal

Keighley News: Paralympian, David Stone, with his Nissan Qashqai from Colin Appleyard

11:12am Monday 12th May 2014

A Keighley car dealer is driving on the road to Rio.

Plunging new depths for diving course first

Keighley News: Osiris Marine Services has completed the world’s first commercial Nitrox diver training course, at the Underwater Centre in Fort William

11:11am Monday 12th May 2014

A Keighley company has plunged new depths – and it’s delighted.

Campaign to pay PR interns minimum wage

11:09am Monday 12th May 2014

A Cononley university lecturer is part of a campaign aimed at attracting more young people from diverse backgrounds into the public relations profession.

Concerns over taxi insuranceby Keighley taxi firm boss

Keighley News: Stuart Hastings, of Metro Taxis, who has criticised the relaxation of rules for vehicles

11:08am Monday 12th May 2014

A Keighley taxi firm boss said he fears some drivers in the industry are leaving passengers unprotected by not taking out the correct insurance.

Haworth company has real spring in its step

Keighley News: Airedale Springs chairman Tim Parkinson with some of the items made by the Haworth factory

7:41pm Friday 2nd May 2014

An award-winning company threatened with extinction following a ferocious blaze four years ago has received another accolade.

Cross Hills car dealership’s revamp success

Keighley News: White Rose VW owner Frank Greenway unveils the new £500,000 refurbishment to the Cross Hills showroom and service areas

8:00pm Friday 2nd May 2014

New jobs are on the cards following a £500,000 revamp of a car dealership in Cross Hills.

Keighley MP’s rallying call issued to manufacturing firms

Keighley News: Kris Hopkins MP

7:46pm Friday 2nd May 2014

A rallying call has been issued to Keighley manufacturing firms in the wake of a top-level report.

Network launch at Craven event

Keighley News: Celebrating the Craven EBN launch are, from left, co-directors Chris Cooper and Matthew Kay, founder David Lalor and Broughton Hall Business Park’s Mike Lennon

2:39pm Friday 25th April 2014

A networking organisation that was the brainchild of a Keighley businessman is launching a new group in Craven.

Keighley alarm firm wins contract with two historic houses

Keighley News: Keighley alarm firm wins contract with two historic houses

2:37pm Friday 25th April 2014

A Keighley fire and security alarm company is working with two top venues.

Say cheese! Bradley shop gets a big boost

Keighley News: Caitlin Depledge and Georgia Parker, both 13, handing out samples of Yellison Goats Cheese with Sandra Waite, of Bradley Village Shop

2:33pm Friday 25th April 2014

A village shop has revealed how goats cheese is boosting its battle for trade against a supermarket giant.

Keighley store now incorporates rival

2:41pm Friday 25th April 2014

Keighley’s Currys store has been rebranded to incorporate PC World.

A £1m investment opens up markets for Keighley company

Keighley News: The new furnace is installed at Keighley Laboratories

9:10am Friday 18th April 2014

Work on the final phase of a £1 million-plus development at a Keighley company is nearing completion.

Joe returns home to open a barber’s in Haworth

Keighley News: Joe Slack with customer, Laurence Marks

5:11pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A former Haworth resident is back in the village to offer some traditional-style grooming for gents in search of an old-school barber shop.

Weaving firm celebrates 50 years in Haworth

Keighley News: Wyedean Weaving employees and guests at the anniversary open day

5:18pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Over 100 people attended an open day at Wyedean Weaving in Haworth.

Export boom for improved grinder tools

3:50pm Saturday 12th April 2014

A Keighley engineering firm is enjoying an export boom.

Salon is opening in Steeton

10:50am Saturday 12th April 2014

Two hair stylists and a beautician have set up in business together in Steeton.

Many entrants for accolades in Keighley Business Awards

10:50am Saturday 12th April 2014

More than 70 entries have been received for this year’s Keighley Business Awards.

Walker Foster celebrates Law Society honour

3:40pm Friday 11th April 2014

Walker Foster – which has an office in Silsden – has joined only a handful of firms in the UK to be awarded membership of the Law Society’s Wills and Inheritance Quality Scheme (WIQS).

Keighley students set out stall to show skills

Keighley News: Carpentry and joinery level one students from Keighley Campus Leeds City College, from left, Jonny Hardaker, Christopher Hainsworth and Jake Smithurst, demonstrate how to make wooden garden planters and bird boxes

6:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Students from Keighley Campus Leeds City College helped transform a busy public location into a hive of enterprise and industry.

Keighley store opening brings huge increase in jobs

Keighley News: Keighley mayor, Councillor Sally Walker, cuts a ribbon to open the new B&M store in Cavendish Retail Park, Keighley

3:49pm Thursday 10th April 2014

B&M Retail has opened in its new Keighley store – with a massive increase in the size of its workforce.

South Craven farm plans to be ‘big cheese’

Keighley News: Georgia, Sharron, Ed and Joseph Parker with the Yellinson goats in their new home

3:51pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A South Craven couple have taken over a top goats cheese brand and have plans to expand.

Growing Keighley company gets lift to new premises

Keighley News: Keighley Lifts managing director, Stuart Boocock, centre, with Ben Cutts, of Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking, and, from left, his daughter, Rebecca Boocock-Wilson, wife, Isabel, and son, Garry Boocock

3:42pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A growing Keighley company has moved to new premises.

Milestone birthday for Keighley motor dealers

Keighley News: Colin Appleyard, centre, pictured when he received his MBE, flanked by his daughter Judith and son Robin

11:50am Saturday 5th April 2014

Keighley motor dealer Colin Appleyard has celebrated a milestone.

Paul joins search for professionals

Keighley News: Keighley firm appoints new director

11:30am Saturday 5th April 2014

An executive search and selection firm has appointed a new director.

Keighley area building society shows the only way is ethics

Keighley News: Paul Ellis

11:53am Friday 4th April 2014

A building society founded in a tiny upstairs office at Cross Hills three decades ago has announced record results.

Learning with family Pickles pub firm

Keighley News: Neil Pickles, of the Old White Bear in Cross Hills, celebrating its inclusion in the Good Pub Guide

11:56am Friday 4th April 2014

A family-owned pub company is recruiting more apprentices at its outlets across the area.

Praise for Keighley butcher’s

9:10am Friday 28th March 2014

A refurbished Keighley butcher’s shop has received the seal of approval from a top Tory councillor.

Appleyard seals Husqvarna deal

9:00am Friday 28th March 2014

A Keighley firm has taken on the Husqvarna off-road bikes franchise.

Apply for tax break

8:00am Friday 28th March 2014

A Keighley accountancy boss is urging business owners not to miss out on a new tax break which may save them up to £2,000.

Damart launches its debut TV ad

8:00am Friday 28th March 2014

Thermalwear giant and online fashion brand Damart – whose warehousing facility is at Steeton – has launched its first UK TV advertising campaign.

Keighley restaurant delighted with five star hygiene upgrade

Keighley News: Faisal is also pictured, below, with Shimla's latest five-star hygiene award

9:01pm Thursday 27th March 2014

A Keighley restaurant is celebrating after being awarded a five-star food hygiene rating.

Walker Foster Solicitors raises over £9,000 for charity

Keighley News: Ruth Tormey, centre, of Christian Aid, one of the Will Aid beneficiaries, with – from left – Maxine Worrall, Rachel Harrison, Peter Walker and Bridget Rosie, of Walker Foster Solicitors

8:59pm Thursday 27th March 2014

Walker Foster Solicitors – which has an office at Silsden – raised over £9,000 for charity through the latest Will Aid campaign.

Countdown on to Keighley Business Awards deadline

Keighley News: Advanced Actuators joint managing director Stephen Lund

8:56pm Thursday 27th March 2014

Companies have just days left to enter this year’s Keighley Business Awards.

Barratt’s staff home in on success in examinations

Keighley News: The Barratt Homes employees with their awards

5:29pm Thursday 20th March 2014

Barratt Developments sales advisors have all passed a training programme with flying colours – and a Keighley candidate was top of the class!

Cross Roads' Vicky basks in bronze awards win

Keighley News: Vicky Swann with some of her prize-     winning marmalade

5:24pm Thursday 20th March 2014

Cross Roads woman Vicky Swann has shown that winning awards is not the preserve of a few.

Keighley firms link up for mutual benefits

Keighley News: Keybury operations director Patrick Beebe, left, and Robin Appleyard, managing director of Colin Appleyard, at the Nissan garage in Keighley

5:14pm Thursday 20th March 2014

Two growing Keighley businesses are cementing a trading partnership which has won high praise from the town’s MP.

Akhtar turns his hobby into store

Keighley News: Akhtar Ramzan, of Ramzan Photographics, opens up his new shop in the Brunswick Arcade at Keighley’s Airedale Shopping Centre

2:03pm Friday 14th March 2014

A former computer software engineer has a new focus in life.

Major organisations backing apprenticeship project

2:08pm Friday 14th March 2014

Keighley social housing landlord Incommunities has launched its 2014 apprenticeship recruitment programme.

Counsellors join forces to maintain key service

Keighley News: Aura Counselling partners Damian Marshall with, from left, Judi Smith, Carolyn Lowing and Robina Hussain; missing is Caroline Sutton

2:06pm Friday 14th March 2014

Counsellors who worked for an organisation that folded due to a lack of funding have reformed to maintain the service.

Keighley brewer appoints estate manager

Keighley News: Timothy Taylor’s new pub estate operations manager, Heike Funke

2:50pm Saturday 22nd February 2014

Keighley brewer Timothy Taylor has appointed a pub estate operations manager.

Haworth chef goes native with capital idea

Keighley News: In the maturation fridge at Swaledale Foods’ new meat preparation unit are, from left, operations manager, Charlie Cowling, founder, Jorge Thomas, and head butcher, Kyle Mottram

2:40pm Saturday 22nd February 2014

A food firm run by a chef from Haworth is going down a treat in the capital.

Cosmetics company made up with Silsden move

2:50pm Saturday 22nd February 2014

Reef Cosmetics has moved into a Silsden business park.

Harden firm’s sporting chance

3:00pm Saturday 22nd February 2014

Harden-based STRI has been shortlisted in two categories of the inaugural Sports Technology Awards.

Care group aims at 200 new jobs

Keighley News: Tracey Brook, left, a recent starter with Czajka, and community care senior manager, Jean Holmes

11:00am Saturday 15th February 2014

A care group that runs nursing homes at Steeton and Cross Hills plans to recruit more than 100 new staff this year.

Warehouse plan lodged for firm in Keighley

Keighley News: l Gareth Wooler, of R N Wooler and Co in Keighley, which has submitted plans for an extension to its Lawkholme Lane premises following a boost in business

8:50am Saturday 15th February 2014

A major Keighley employer has given a vote of confidence to Airedale’s economy by applying to build a new warehouse on land beside its town centre site.

Wedding fair will offer all the bridal options

4:10pm Friday 14th February 2014

A spring wedding fair is being staged this weekend.






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