UPDATE: Keighley man, 41, was killed by train

Keighley News:

11:07am Friday 24th October 2014

A PERSON killed after being struck by a train just outside Crossflatts Station yesterday was a 41-year-old Keighley man, say police.

Woodland Trust appeals for cash to buy land near Laycock, Keighley

Keighley News: Councillors Peter Corkindale, left, and Brian Morris in Holme House Woods, Keighley (11583258)

7:27am Friday 24th October 2014

A KEIGHLEY councillor is backing an appeal by the Woodland Trust to expand historic Holme House Woods.

Councillors welcome delays to planning application for 140 homes in Oakworth

Keighley News: Keighley West ward councillors Adrian Farley and Jan Smithies, who have welcomed news controversial plans for 140 homes in Oakworth have been delayed as they oppose the scheme

12:58pm Friday 24th October 2014

COUNCILLORS have welcomed a delay in controversial plans for new housing on an Oakworth greenfield site.

Fields of Vision Tour de France Grand Depart artwork draws to a close in the Worth Valley

Keighley News: David Burlison of Lawnorder removing the Ripples artwork, at Lower Laithe Reservoir in Stanbury

6:42am Friday 24th October 2014

A BRIEF but unmissable artistic era came to an end in the Worth Valley this month when the last of the Fields of Vision artworks were removed.

£67,000 boost for Steeton play area

Keighley News: Chairman of Steeton and Eastburn Parish Council David Mullen with the old equipment

9:08am Friday 24th October 2014

A STEETON play area is to undergo a complete overhaul.

Cowling residents benefit from new Craven supermobile library

Keighley News: County Councilor Patrick Mulligan and PC clerk Andrew Mallinson outside the new Super mobile Library. (11591694)

11:18am Friday 24th October 2014

COWLING is one of three Craven villages to benefit from a new supermobile library that hit the road this month.

Cowling Gala saved after volunteers come forward

Keighley News: The Cowling Gala queen and attendants at last year's event, from left, Holly Toothill, Joshua Guy , Millie Beresford (queen) and Lucy Amos

1:54pm Friday 24th October 2014

A THREATENED village gala has been saved.

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2:59pm Friday 24th October 2014

Cross Roads Kathryn Gower Tel 642965 kathgower@btinternet.com On Saturday, St James’ Church hosts a choral concert with guests The Rhymney Silurian Male Voice Choir, from South Wales. The choir has a high reputation in international competitions and has made CDs. The event begins at 7pm and is open to everyone. Tickets cost £5 on the door. Another of the popular craft fairs takes place at the Old Bronte School Rooms on Saturday and Sunday, from 10am to 4pm both days, with a selection of handmade gifts and crafts. Admission is £1, including a hot drink. Visit haworthcraftfairs.co.uk for details. Haworth’s Main Street will host two Hallowe’en parades this weekend, both beginning at 3pm. Saturday is Dragon Day, with a princess riding her giant dragon and a parade led by the silly wizard. On Sunday it’s the Parade Of Ghouls, when everyone in spooky outfits can join the parade. The Keighley & Worth Valley Railway stages its annual Beer and Music Festival from today until Sunday. Once again the exhibition shed at Oxenhope will be transformed into the main festival site with a 60ft bar including local breweries and a stage where more than 25 acts will perform from tomorrow lunchtime until Sunday teatime. Hallowe’en trains will run on October 31, and tickets must be pre-booked as this is quite a restricted service. There will only be two trains in steam, with approximate departure times from Oxenhope at 6pm and Haworth at 6.10pm. There is another train leaving Oxenhope at 8pm and Haworth at 8.10pm for scarier journeys! Prices are £15 for adults and £8 for children aged three to 15. Children under three travel free but those seats cannot be reserved. Santa Special trains are still open for bookings, but some days are already full. All tickets must be pre-booked. They run on November 29-30 and December 6-7, 13-14, 20-21 and 24. Next week sees a daily service resume for the school holidays. Visit kwvr.co.uk/events or call 01535 645214 for more details about all these events. Haworth Cricket Club, with many players from Cross Roads, had some success in the 2014 season. Two first team players received trophies at the Craven & District Cricket League dinner last week. Dan Trowers received the Mewies Fielding Trophy for taking 14 catches and three run-outs. And Jamie Rowell netted the Garbutt Bowling Trophy and the Frank Surgener Trophy for the CDCL all-rounder. Jamie’s bowling figures were 99.2 overs with 32 wickets taken for 313 runs, at an average of 9.78 runs/wicket. To achieve the best all-rounder tag his batting stats were 538 runs, with an average of 38.5 runs per innings. Congratulations! Haworth, Oxenhope, Lees & Cross Roads Gardeners and Allotment Holders Association is holding its annual meeting on November 13 at Parkside Social Club in Butt Lane, Haworth, at 7.30pm. Members and non-members are welcome. Haworth’s second Steampunk Weekend takes place from November 21-23. As well as splendid Victorian-based costumes, with basques, goggles, top hats and watches, there will be music too. There will be a Burlesque evening at Parkside Social Club on November 21, and on the Saturday there is a band night, with three bands performing. Both events are in aid of Manorlands hospice. There will also be Steampunk fashions being paraded up and around Haworth all weekend as well as Steampunk fairs, where clothes and accessories can be bought. Tickets for the two music evenings cost £12 or £15, and can be bought at Firth’s Boutique in Main Street. Visit the facebook page Haworth Steampunk Weekend for more details. Lees Methodist Church stages its popular monthly Cafe Church at 1pm on Sunday in the church hall. The service will be led by the Rev Nigel Ogley. There will be no 10.30am service.

Keighley man dives deep with his scuba club for national renown

Keighley News: Pictured is club Chairman Mick Barrowclough with Evie Karakiozakis

2:16pm Friday 24th October 2014

A SCUBA diving club led by a Keighley man has scooped a national award for the first time in its 58-year history.

Madinah Mosque, in Spencer Street, to hold open day in November

Keighley News: Kris Hopkins is the Conservative candidate for Worth Valley in the Bradford Council elections in 2008

1:46pm Friday 24th October 2014

A MOSQUE in Highfield will open its doors to the wider public next month.

Airedale Hospital gardener makes leap for charity

Keighley News: Steve Marshall

1:44pm Friday 24th October 2014

A GARDENER at Airedale Hospital has taken a leap for charity – by jumping out of a plane.

New First World War book recalls the Keighley riots at German-owned butchers shops

Keighley News: A ration display in Keighley in 1917

12:47pm Friday 24th October 2014

KEIGHLEY features heavily in a new book about Yorkshire people’s experiences of life during the First World War.

Music marathon helps raise the roof at Cononley Village Institute

Keighley News: Stephanie Wheelhouse and Hollie Calvert prepare to play at the Cononley Institute Music Marathon

12:38pm Friday 24th October 2014

MUSIC will raise the roof at Cononley Village Institute on Saturday.

Keighley charity marathon runner Syed Ahmed achieves his latest fundraising success in Chicago

Keighley News: Keighley's Syed Ahmed in Chicago

12:36pm Friday 24th October 2014

A KEIGHLEY restaurateur has successfully completed the Chicago Marathon to help people struggling against Alzheimer's Disease.

Campaigners in Keighley town centre speak out against "anti democratic" proposed trade legislation

Keighley News: Campaigners against the proposed legislation outside Keighley Bus Station. Back row, from left, Geoff Lee, David Dearnshaw, Richard Dillon and Alan Watkinson. Front row, from left, Diane Cross, James Whitaker and Caroline Whitaker

12:12pm Friday 24th October 2014

PEOPLE campaigning against a proposed free trade agreement being negotiated between the United States and European Union took their fight to Keighley Town Centre this month.

Keighley's Burgess Field cleaned up by team of volunteers

Keighley News: Volunteers join in the litter pick at Burgess Field, Highfield

11:01am Friday 24th October 2014

VOLUNTEERS answered the call to help clean up one of Keighley's public open spaces.

Soccer sessions keep Keighley children active through the autumn

Keighley News: A football pitch at Marley Sports Centre

10:56am Friday 24th October 2014

KEIGHLEY children can hone their football skills thanks to the return of the Striker 9 soccer courses.

RSPB event to be held in Cliffe Castle's grounds this weekend

Keighley News: Cliffe Castle Park. For Keighley. (9420435)

10:45am Friday 24th October 2014

THE grounds of Cliffe Castle will play host to an RSPB "Falling Leaves" event this Saturday. (Oct 25)

Exotic pets at Cross Hills library family learning session

Keighley News: A past family activity session at Cross Hills library

10:45am Friday 24th October 2014

FAMILIES will be able to see exotic rescued pets during a holiday activity at Cross Hills Library on Tuesday. (October 28)

Haworth's second annual steampunk weekend promises entertainment and spectacle

Keighley News: Members of the steampunk weekend organising committee show off their outfits

7:26am Friday 24th October 2014

ORGANISERS of the Haworth Steampunk Weekend are making their final preparations for this year's event which will take place from November 21 to 23.

Laycock Village Hall hosts charity pop up restaurant in aid of Manorlands

7:25am Friday 24th October 2014

TWO women who will participate in a trek in Nepal to raise cash for Manorlands have collected another £700 for the cause.

Big donations to Manorlands from local transport company and Lady Freemasons

Keighley News: Debra and Chris Hagar preparing for their fundraising party

7:25am Friday 24th October 2014

MANORLANDS has this month received large donations from a bulk transport company and a Freemasons Lodge.

Manorlands receives £700 boost from Keighley Gala

Keighley News: Keighley Gala chairman Andrew Jackson, left, presents a cheque to Manorlands fundraiser Andrew Wood

7:24am Friday 24th October 2014

MANORLANDS has received a £700 boost from Keighley Gala.

Person killed by train at Crossflatts, near Keighley

Keighley News: South West Trains, Elmbridge

4:02pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A PERSON has died after being struck by a train at Crossflatts.

Steeton-based Acorn Stairlifts one of the top 100 Yorkshire exporters

Keighley News: Dave Belmont receives his award from Andy Wood of Grant Thornton

12:18pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

STEETON-based Acorn Stairlifts has won the Export Award in the Insider Growth 100 Awards, which celebrated the achievements of the 100 fastest-growing companies in Yorkshire.

Lottery plan could see millions of pounds being spent to revitalise Devonshire Park in Keighley

Keighley News: Coun Kaneez Akthar views the damaged play area in Devonshire Park

5:38am Thursday 23rd October 2014

MILLIONS of pounds of lottery cash could be spent revitalising one of Keighley’s oldest parks.

Keighley town centre could receive £1 million boost to trade and jobs

Keighley News: Town centre manager Phil Smith with the BID documents

5:35am Thursday 23rd October 2014

MORE than £1 million could be pumped into vital Keighley town centre projects as part of a massive economy-boosting initiative.

Campaign to save Haworth Fire Station suffers major blow after police and rescue team withdraw from project

Keighley News: Councillor John Huxley, outside Haworth Fire Station

5:36am Thursday 23rd October 2014

AN ONGOING battle to salvage some form of community facility from the planned closure of Haworth Fire Station has been dealt a devastating blow.

Keighley's iconic Dalton Mills added to English Heritage 'at risk' register

Keighley News: Dalton Mills owner Paul Harris at the site

5:49am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A HISTORIC Keighley mill complex has been added to the English Heritage ‘at risk’ register.

Bringing perpetrators of child sexual abuse to justice is “number one priority” for Bradford Council

Keighley News: View from back of man and woman holding hands walking across grass (10171687)

6:59am Thursday 23rd October 2014

BRINGING the perpetrators of child sexual abuse to justice is the “number one priority” for Bradford Council, a meeting of the full authority heard last night.

Cullingworth man's UFO conference hailed a success

Keighley News:

6:03pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A CULLINGWORTH man who organised an international UFO conference has hailed the event as a huge success.

Bradford Council workers rapped for dumping wreaths in a pile at Haworth War Memorial

Keighley News: Haworth Parish Council member Alan Watts at the village's war memorial, where he said workers threw poppy wreaths over a fence

12:55pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

WREATHS laid at a Worth Valley war memorial were removed and left dumped in a pile behind railings by council workers, according to a parish councillor.

Keighley carers to receive more support

Keighley News:

6:59pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

CARERS in Keighley will be given greater support thanks to a charity’s new £3 million scheme.

Tour de France team osteopath opens Silsden clinic

Keighley News:

6:41pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

AN OSTEOPATH who has worked with a Tour de France professional cycling team is setting up a practice in Silsden.

Denholme Business Centre traders threatened with heavy fines if they open for business on Sundays

Keighley News: Denholme business centre

10:42am Thursday 23rd October 2014

TRADERS occupying Denholme Business Centre have been told to halt work on Sundays or face fines of up to £2,500.

Donated stairlift is precious gift to terminally ill woman from Sutton

Keighley News: Sandra Beresford on her stairlift from Acorn Stairlifts and her son, Dan Beresford

12:49pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A STEETON company and an Oxenhope hospice joined forces to help a terminally ill woman from Sutton spend her last weeks at home with her family.

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