Firm bids to stop obesity

Keighley News: Firm bids to stop obesity

6:35pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A Keighley social-enterprise company is at the centre of a national effort to tackle inactivity and obesity among school hildren.

Chicken sheds destroyed in Silsden allotment blaze

Keighley News: Fire crews were called to a tarmac machine which was on fire on Tuesday evening.

6:37pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A blaze destroyed several chicken sheds on a Silsden allotment.

Keighley man ordered to pay back nearly £120,000 of drugs cash

Keighley News: Bradford Crown Court

6:09pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A self-styled travelling showman who insisted he led a modest and honest lifestyle has been ordered by a judge to pay back almost £120,000 of criminal drugs cash.

Building of new plant to create 300 jobs in Keighley

7:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Up to 300 construction jobs will be created in Keighley this year when work starts on the town’s massive £120 million clean-energy complex.

Capital effort as Keighley runners raise thousands for charity

Keighley News: Keighley News Editor Richard Parker

9:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

People from across the Keighley district have together raised thousands of pounds for different charities after taking part in the London Marathon.

Keighley News on the shortlist for a top award

Keighley News: Richard Parker

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

The Keighley News has been shortlisted for a coveted award.

‘The two beautiful girls I have lost’, Keighley businessman tells Hillsborough inquest

Keighley News: Keighley businessman Trevor Hicks

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

The parents of two teenage sisters who died in the Hillsborough disaster have paid tribute to them as “bright, beautiful and innocent” young women.

Date set for Keighley post office switch

Keighley News: Keighley post office

7:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Keighley’s main post office will relocate in the town’s WH Smith store next week.

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.

Steeton stairlift firm’s rise... and rise

Keighley News: The Acorn Stairlifts factory at Steeton which has been acclaimed for its profits rise

4:07pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A Steeton company has been ranked in Britain’s top three for fastest-growing profits.

Keighley's Brown Cow pub of the season again

Keighley News: Tony Davies,  centre, of CAMRA, with Carol Taylor-Smith and Barry Smith at the Brown Cow

4:03pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Keighley’s Brown Cow has again been named Pub of the Season by beer enthusiasts.

Honeymooners’ life-saving sea rescue in Maldives helps Cross Roads cat charity

Keighley News: Newlyweds James and Samantha Leather gave £110 to Yorkshire Cat Rescue

2:19pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A courageous Indian Ocean rescue resulted in an unexpected windfall for a Cross Roads-based charity.

Haworth councillor's security fears at print error

Keighley News: Worth Valley councillor Rebecca Poulsen outside the threatened Haworth toilets

2:16pm Thursday 17th April 2014

People’s private information could get into the wrong hands because of an IT problem at Bradford Council, the authority’s Conservative group has warned.

Changes aim to cut road deaths in Keighley

2:12pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Changes to busy North Street in Keighley are among a £120,000 package of road safety work across the constituency.

Keighley children’s trip is axed

Keighley News: Group 58 on last year’s pilgrimage to Lourdes

2:01pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A Keighley group which has taken disabled youngsters to Lourdes annually for over four decades has been forced to scrap this year’s trip.

Health Minister praise services in Keighley and Steeton

Keighley News: Public health minister Jane Ellison

9:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

‘Prevention is better than cure’ formed the theme of a government minister visit to Keighley and Steeton on Monday.

Trophy whets appetite for Tour in Keighley area

Keighley News: Cyclists Stuart Rider, John Robinson and Luke Mallinder, with children Isobel and Lydia Smalley, admiring the Grand Depart Trophy at Haworth Tourist Information Centre

9:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

A prestigious Tour de France trophy made tracks for Keighley and the Worth Valley at the weekend.

Keighley considers improvement bid

Keighley News: Steve Seymour

8:30am Thursday 17th April 2014

Keighley could launch a Business Improvement District (BID).

Guests gather to honour Louie on 100th birthday

Keighley News: Louie Umpleby with her card from the Her Majesty the Queen

8:30am Thursday 17th April 2014

A Keighley-born woman celebrated her 100th birthday with a party attended by 100 guests.

Needy get a grocery handout

Keighley News: Andrew Williams, Michelle Blackler and Jane Jessop pack bags at the Sue Belcher food bank

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Food was distributed to needy Keighley people last Friday from a Bracken Bank community centre.

Ice dream of sisters from Farnhill, Keighley

Keighley News: Skating Farnhill sisters Jenny, left, and Hannah Lee, right, with coach Sarah Evans

7:10am Thursday 17th April 2014

Two sisters have launched a fundraising campaign so they can both compete in an international ice skating event for competitors with impairments.

Keighley locations for a BBC drama

9:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

A major BBC drama filmed partly in Keighley is being screened on Easter Monday.

Hats the way to raise money at Cullingworth Primary

Keighley News: Hats the way to raise money at Cullingworth Primary

6:41pm Thursday 17th April 2014

There was an Easter twist to Cullingworth Primary School’s involvement in the annual Wear A Hat Day.

Chocs away as school joins together to celebrate Easter

Keighley News: Steeton Primary’s Easter Play – Moses, Alex Thompson, 10, and Pharoah, Adal Gulfram, 11

6:34pm Thursday 17th April 2014

It was a case of chocs away as pupils at Steeton Primary School vied to win chocolate bunnies by rolling eggs as far as they could.

News from Silsden

6:13pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Churches Together in Silsden are marking Good Friday with a short service in each of its member Churches commencing at 10.30am in Our Lady of Mount Carmel then walking to St James Church and finishing at the Methodist Church. All welcome to join.

News from Morton, Riddlesden

6:12pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Tomorrow: 9.30am, Good Friday service at Riddlesden United Reformed Church.

News from Oxenhope

6:11pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Today: St Mary’s Church, 7pm choir practice, 8pm. Compline Quiet Time, both in church.

News from Oakworth

6:10pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Thursday: Oakworth Police and Community Contact Point is open every Thursday, from 1.30pm to 3.30pm at Holden Hall. Call (01535) 647574.

News from Laycock

6:08pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Sunday: Easter Sunday Service is at 10.30am at Keighley New Church, Braithwaite, led by the Phillip Brooks. Tea and coffee will be served after the service in the church hall with home made produce for sale to boost the church funds.

News from Ingrow

6:07pm Thursday 17th April 2014

St John’s Church holds a single service of All-Age Praise on Sunday at 11am, with refreshments afterwards.

News from Haworth, Stanbury

6:07pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Today, Maundy Thursday: Haworth Parish Church are hosting “Pray-as-you-go” at 9am during Holy week and an Agape meal at 7pm will be served today. Haworth’s West Lane Methodist Church will mark Maundy Thursday at 11 am and later by a Holy Communion service at 2.30pm. both led by the minister the Reverend Ruth Crompton. The morning event will begin at 10.30am with coffee. The congregation will be joined by the Friendship Circle day care for older people who meet on the premises each Thursday. Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Ebor Lane, Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 7.30pm.

News from Fell Lane

6:06pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Trinity Church (Baptist and United Reformed) meets today: 7pm - Maundy Thursday worship will be led by Reverend Fred Rich. Friday: There is no coffee morning today. Sunday: 10.30am - Trinity Family Worship on Easter Day will be led by Reverend Fred Rich and will include Holy Communion. Wednesday: There is no Trinity Toddlers today.

News from Farnhill, Kildwick

6:05pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Maundy Thursday, for a service of Holy Communion at 7.30pm; on Good Friday there will be a service of the Liturgy of the Cross at 2pm; on Saturday there will be The Easter Liturgy and First Communion of Easter at 8.45pm; on Easter Day there will be a Family Communion Service at 10am and a Songs of Praise at 6pm.

Oakbank win relays

Keighley News: Cyclists take on testing school trials in Keighley

5:52pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Youngsters from six primary schools across Keighley and the Worth Valley took part in a cycling contest.

Company’s staff hit the road for Manorlands

Keighley News: Some of the 100 staff of Acorn Stairlifts who took part in the Keighley BigK 10k run

5:29pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A Steeton company has given a major lift to Manorlands.

Keighley veteran shares his memories with school pupils

Keighley News: Year five pupil Ayshah Ahmed, who was celebrating her 10th birthday, with 89-year-old Edgar Bottomley

5:22pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A proud war veteran from Keighley has been taking youngsters on a trip down memory lane.

Men of Worth - The heroism of an 'unknown soldier'

Keighley News: Godfrey Ling who won the Military Cross twice

5:20pm Thursday 17th April 2014

The full extent of the heroism of Keighley’s ’unknown soldier’ can now be revealed.

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.

Judges start deliberations in Keighley Business Awards

5:09pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Judging of entries is now taking place for this year’s Keighley Business Awards.

Cross Hills hosts Easter egg hunt

4:55pm Thursday 17th April 2014

An Easter eggstravaganza is being held in Cross Hills on Saturday.

Tributes to Oxenhope councillors

Keighley News: Parish council chairman Neal Cameron

4:53pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A Worth Valley council chairman thanked his colleagues for their hard work over the previous civic year.

New face at trust as Airedale Trust chairman steps down

Keighley News: Michael Luger

4:43pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Michael Luger is the new chairman of Airedale NHS Foundation Trust.

Stock up on medicines for the holidays

4:35pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Patients are being urged to stock up on essential medicines to see them through the Easter holiday.

Planning in the pipeline

Keighley News: webpix plans planning file building permission

4:20pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Planning applications received by Bradford Council include: Crossflatts – Crossflatts Cricket Club, Keighley Road, change tea hut to cafe, construction of porch and extra windows Cross Roads – Sugden End, restoration of closed landfill site East Morton – 3 Thorneycroft Road, porch and WC to front and dormer extension Harden – 3 Cliffe Avenue, single-storey rear extension Keighley – 24 Low Street, signage; 10 Drake Street, single-storey rear extension; Sainsbury’s petrol station, East Parade, refurbishment including alterations to kiosk and new canopy; 49 Cliffe Street, front and rear dormer windows; 75 Cartmel Road, single-storey rear extension; Blakey Laithe, Marley Hall Farm, Aire Valley Road, extension to stable block and agricultural building; Progress Works, Parkwood Street, access road; 4 Aireworth Close, single-storey rear extension Oxenhope – land at Hebden Bridge Road, replacement pigeon loft Riddlesden – 141 Bradford Road, pigeon loft (retrospective application) Stanbury – Village Primary School, expansion into roof void and additional windows Steeton – north of Longlands, Skipton Road, shop front, installation of plant and enclosure and signage.

Vigil at Keighley Shared Church

Keighley News: Keighley Shared Church is taking part in the event

4:18pm Thursday 17th April 2014

An Easter vigil usually hosted by a Highfield church is being opened up to churchgoers from across Keighley.

Keighley pupils are The Railway Children!

4:11pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Pupils of Merlin Top Primary School became The Railway Children on a visit to the Worth Valley.

Booklet to mark 25th anniversary in Keighley

4:10pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Award-winning Keighley drug and alcohol agency Project 6 is celebrating its 25th anniversary.

Keighley area child’s play strategy discussed

Keighley News: Bradford Council, City Hall

2:21pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Play was on the agenda for members of Keighley Area Committee last week.

Keighley groups urged to get together

2:19pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Groups that cater for older people in Keighley neighbourhoods are being encouraged to get together.

Keighley community projects will benefit from £9,000 funding

Keighley News: Bradford Council, City Hall

2:14pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Politicians in the Keighley area are again being given £9,000 of Bradford Council cash to spend in each ward.

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