Breaking news Oxenhope Co-op raiders sped off in Mondeo

Keighley News: The Co-op in Oxenhope

10:52am Thursday 24th April 2014

Police have released details of last night’s raid on the Oxenhope Co-op.

Breaking news Oxenhope Co-op raided by masked men

Keighley News: police

10:31am Thursday 24th April 2014

Police are investigating a raid on the Oxenhope Co-op last night.

Breaking news Lorry smashes into cars in Crossflatts

Keighley News: The remains of a Nissan Micra crushed by the lorry

8:32am Thursday 24th April 2014

An articulated lorry smashed into at least seven cars in the early hours of this morning at Crossflatts near Keighley

Second Long Lee, Keighley, school inquiry opened

Keighley News: Long Lee Primary School, which is the subject of a second investigation into its practices

6:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

Education bosses have this week revealed a second investigation has been launched into practices at troubled Long Lee Primary School.

Airedale Trust hospital physio lied over affair

Keighley News: Stephen Brown

8:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

A physiotherapist who had a relationship with the mother of a child patient lied to bosses at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust to save his reputation, it has emerged at a misconduct hearing.

Haworth campaign closes in on fire service rescue deal

Keighley News: Councillor John Huxley outside Haworth fire station

7:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

Councillors leading a campaign to salvage some form of community emergency service at Haworth Fire Station will present details of a rescue plan to a key meeting tomorrow.

Keighley churchyard flasher jailed for exposing himself twice

Keighley News: Bradford Crown Court

7:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

A churchyard flasher who drew attention to himself by shouting “Oy!” at his distressed victims has been jailed for four months.

Record surge in meals for Keighley poor

Keighley News: Chris Bown, of Keighley Salvation Army, with some of the donated items for the foodbank

8:40am Thursday 24th April 2014

A charity that provides meals to Keighley’s needy has seen record demand for its services.

Keighley parents campaign for new play area

Keighley News: John Grogan and Coun Keith Dredge with Braithwaite parents who are campaigning for a new play area on the Keighley estate due to a lack of exiting facilities

8:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

Parents are campaigning for a new play area on a Keighley estate.

Surgery opening times cash ‘snub’ to Keighley

Keighley News: John Grogan

4:07pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Prime Minister David Cameron has been accused of snubbing Keighley after the town missed out on cash to extend GP surgery opening times.

Keighley festival has 60 films in the can

Keighley News: Marcus Gregg and David Pedrick, of Keighley Picture House, in the projection room

3:59pm Thursday 24th April 2014

‘Reel surprises’ are promised at the second RATMA film festival in Keighley on Saturday!

Tributes paid to former Haworth priests

Keighley News: The Reverends Eddie and Stella Taylor, who died within a month of each other

2:30pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A former Haworth couple who both served as priests have died within a month of each other.

Disneyland cheer for young Siân of Keighley

Keighley News: Keighley cheerleader Siân Reid jumps for joy after her latest competition success during an event at Disneyland Paris

2:25pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Keighley cheerleader Siân Reid narrowly missed the top prize during her first competition at Disneyland Paris.

Keighley charity is giving away its furniture

10:40am Thursday 24th April 2014

A Keighley charity shop has so much furniture in store it is looking to give away items rather than sell them.

Luke, 18, is Labour’s youngest candidate for Keighley district elections

Keighley News: Luke Maunsell, 18, Labour’s youngest candidate to stand for election in the district

9:20am Thursday 24th April 2014

An 18-year-old pupil has become Labour’s youngest election candidate to contest a Keighley district seat.

Seeds sewn for sunflower project in East Morton

Keighley News: Joining in the sunflower seeds session are Morton in Bloom members, from the left, John Crowther, Jo Dix and Pauline Horne

9:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

Green-fingered enthusiasts in East Morton joined thousands of other gardening groups in a mass planting to celebrate 50 years of RHS Britain in Bloom.

Keighley dog show is a big hit

Keighley News: Keighley & District Canine Association dog show Best In Class and Best Puppy Arnie, with owner Jackie Mavro

8:30am Thursday 24th April 2014

An annual dog show that attracted entrants from across the country has been hailed as a huge success.

Keighley area MP highlights ‘unfair’ sentencing

Keighley News: Shipley MP Philip Davies

8:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

Women across the region are being sentenced to 17 months less in prison than men who commit the same crime, new figures show.

Cracking Easter fun at Bronte Parsonage Museum in Haworth

Keighley News: Nine-year-old Titus Buta shows off some of the creations from the Bronte Parsonage Easter egg event in Haworth

8:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

Youngsters – and parents – had an eggs-traordinary time at the Bronte Parsonage Museum in Haworth.

Campaigners bid to get connected in Keighley area

Keighley News: Housing Minister Kris Hopkins, MP for Keighley and Ilkley

7:40am Thursday 24th April 2014

Representatives from a variety of organisations attended a meeting to try and address the problem of slow internet speeds in parts of the Worth Valley.

Appeal to clean up ‘eyesore’ in Keighley

Keighley News: Councillor Abid Hussain (above) standing by the  fire-damaged  building in Lawkholme Lane, Keighley, which has been left to become an eyesore for neighbouring  homeowners

7:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

A Keighley neighbourhood remains blighted by the shattered remnants of a burned-down building nearly four months after it was first torched.

Concert for Manorlands celebrates teacher’s life

Keighley News: Teacher Mo Hooley, who died of cancer aged 55

2:34pm Thursday 24th April 2014

The life of a teacher, who taught until three days before she died of cancer, will be celebrated at a special charity concert next month.

‘Summer of love’ Earth Day events at Bracken Bank, Keighley

Keighley News: Six-year-old Tyler Lister with his plant-holder at the Sue Belcher Centre Earth Day

9:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

The summer of love came to Bracken Bank on Tuesday despite the rain.

Renovation progress in Oxenhope

4:46pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Progress is being made on a major project to renovate Oxenhope Community Centre.

Keighley area planning file

Keighley News: webpix plans planning file building permission

4:45pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Planning applications received by Bradford Council include: Cullingworth – Land adjacent to East Manywells Farm, Doll Lane, stable block and hay store; 3 Sunningdale Crescent, single-storey rear extension East Morton – 3 Thorneycroft Road, rear dormer window Haworth – Brockleigh, Mill Hill, increased roof pitch to form first-floor extensions; Oldfield Gate Farm, Oldfield Lane, agricultural building and new vehicular access Keighley – 8-10 Richmond Street, alterations to house type in permission 11/02587/FUL (retrospective application); 7 Spring Gardens Mount, first-floor side extension; 15 Sunny Mount, garage with store room above; Ferncliffe Cottage, 253 Whins Wood, Halifax Road, parking area; Cragg Farm, Bingley Road, lock-up store with roof-top decking Long Lee – Aire View Farm, Harden Road, 50kw wind turbine on 24-metre mast Oakworth – 17 Lane Ends, Colne Road, two-storey rear extension Riddlesden – 9 Smithville, front porch Wilsden – 150 Main Street, first-floor extension and single-storey rear extension; land at Crack Lane, variation of condition 21 of planning permission 13/00093/FUL

Information day help

4:15pm Thursday 24th April 2014

The health of disabled people is the subject of an information day in Keighley.

Screening for new movie shot in Haworth

4:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A movie filmed in Haworth is due to be shown at Keighley Picture House this weekend.

Google tribute to a Brontë

3:56pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Internet giant Google invited people across the world to celebrate Charlotte Brontë’s birthday this week.

Keighley students shine at bootcamp

Keighley News: James Thompson, of Oakbank School, and Georgia Bailey, of Parkside School,, right, with their design

3:49pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Keighley teenagers have created innovative aids to help older people in their homes.

‘Steamy affair’ in railway proposal

Keighley News: Chris Wilson and fiancée Ola Kowalczyk with Keighley & Worth Valley Railway workers Jez Middleton and Christine Laycock

3:44pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Finance worker Chris Wilson ensured romance stayed on track – by proposing aboard a steam train.

Good Lord – what a superb lot for charity auction event in Haworth

Keighley News: Councillor Glen Miller and Haworth shopkeeper, Nikki Carroll, with the book signed by Lord Michael Ashcroft

3:27pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A book about military heroism signed by its Conser-vative politician author will be auctioned off for charity at next month’s Haworth 1940s Weekend.

Opinion sought on creating a voice for village communities

3:19pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A town council could be formed taking in villages including Crossflatts.

Tour organisers ‘ban’ Haworth-based radio station’s PA project

Keighley News: Graham Smith is angry his PA broadcast has been blocked

2:44pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A Haworth-based radio station has been blocked from providing any broadcast coverage of the Tour de France when it arrives in July.

Former Keighley businessman tackles litter blight

Keighley News: Thomas Black with Gareth Finister, who starred alongside the  businessman in his litter campaign video

2:41pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A veteran former Keighley businessman has launched a personal campaign against litter – by commissioning and starring in his own short film.

Keighley indoor golf centre bid putt in

Keighley News: Bradford Council, City Hall

2:40pm Thursday 24th April 2014

An indoor golf centre is planned in Keighley.

Action plans funding boost for Keighley area villages

2:38pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Council cash has been earmarked to tackle problems in villages including Culling-worth, Harden, Wilsden and Denholme.

Town council ‘shed’ good for donation!

2:36pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Bracken Bank gardeners reckon Keighley Town Council is shed good.

Big slice of cake for Mary’s 102nd in Cross Hills

Keighley News: Mary Shaw, of Beanlands Nursing Home in Cross Hills, who celebrated her 102nd birthday last Thursday

2:32pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A Cross Hills resident was rewarded with an ample serving of cake for her 102nd birthday.

Cash help to fight bullies in Keighley area

Keighley News: North Yorkshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Julia Mulligan

2:30pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A Keighley charity has been awarded funding for a project to protect young people from online exploitation and bullying.

Function room donation for Keighley groups

11:50am Thursday 24th April 2014

Keighley groups are being offered free use of the main function room in Central Hall.

Keighley Magistrates’ Court judgements

Keighley News: Bradford Crown Court

11:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

Richard Dewhurst, of Apartment 16, Woodlands Mill, Mulberry Lane, Steeton, was ordered to pay £382 for driving whilst unfit through drugs and possessing a class C drug. An order was made for the drug to be forfeited and destroyed Samuel Spencer Cairns, of Flat 1, 57 South Street, Keighley, was ordered to pay £140 for resisting a police officer in the execution of his duty Thomas Wilkinson, of 48 Queens Road, Keighley, was given a community order – with a six-week electronically monitored curfew and a requirement to carry out 100 hours’ unpaid work – for an offence of failing to notify the Department for Work and Pensions of a change in circumstances, which he knew would affect his entitlement to benefits, for which a community order had previously been imposed Sharaz Ahmed, of 12 Victoria Avenue, Keighley, was jailed for 18 weeks – suspended for 12 months – ordered to carry out 200 hours’ unpaid work, banned from driving for 18 months and ordered to pay £165 for driving while disqualified, without insurance and not wearing a seatbelt The following were each ordered to pay the amount shown for driving without due care and attention: Lorraine Keating, of 4 Oakbank Avenue, Keighley (£255) and Ashley Metcalfe, of 21 Upwood Park, Black Moor Road, Oxenhope (£180) l The information in this file is supplied by Bradford and Keighley Magistrates’ Court.

Driver escapes injury in Cross Roads

11:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

A 19-year-old woman was lucky to escape serious injury when the car she was driving hit an embankment and overturned.

Fairy houses and den-building fun in Riddlesden

10:40am Thursday 24th April 2014

Dozens of children and their fathers took to the trees for a Forest School in Riddlesden.

Wedding dress train-ers required for charity walk

10:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

A hen party with a difference will raise money for a cancer charity.

Woman who threw pint glass in Keighley hit friend

Keighley News: Bradford Crown Court

10:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

A 24-year-old woman who recklessly threw a pint glass hitting her friend in the face has been sentenced to nine months’ imprisonment suspended for 12 months.

Trains spark blazes on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway

Keighley News: webpix fire engine emergency services firefighter

9:30am Thursday 24th April 2014

Fire crews were called out twice on Easter Monday to tackle blazes started by steam trains.

Oxenhope straw race entries open despite start debate

9:20am Thursday 24th April 2014

Organisers of this summer’s Oxen-hope Straw Race hope to be able to confirm where the event will start by next month.

Lord Mayor will be having a ball

Keighley News: Councillor Khadim Hussain

9:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

Lord Mayor of Bradford, Keighley councillor Khadim Hussain, is having a ball.

Man’s eye socket was fractured during attack

Keighley News: Bradford Crown Court

9:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

A 28-year-old man who fractured a man’s eye socket during a brawl will be sentenced at Bradford Crown Court on May 7.

School road safety plea for Keighley

Keighley News: Bradford Council, City Hall

8:50am Thursday 24th April 2014

A petition for road safety measures outside Oakbank School in Keighley has been sent to Bradford Council.

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