Haworth paedophile jailed after fleeing to London

Keighley News:

6:51pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

AN off-duty police officer snared a convicted paedophile who had flouted sex offender regulations by fleeing West Yorkshire for London, a court heard today.

Deadly tree disease hits popular beauty spot at Harden, near Keighley

2:33pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A DEADLY tree disease with no known cure has taken root in one of the district’s most picturesque beauty spots.

Annie is the latest enchanting Keighley Amateurs musical

Keighley News:

2:30pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Annie is the latest enchanting Keighley Amateurs musical

Lady Mayoress calls for talented young performers from Keighley to enter contest

Keighley News:

12:02pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE LADY Mayoress of Bradford is offering an “exciting initiative” to talented young performers from Keighley

Leader of Bradford Council Conservative group Councillor Glen Miller 'did not break any criminal law' in election campaign

Keighley News:

5:58pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE leader of the Conservative group on Bradford Council did not break any criminal law by using the authority's stationery as part of an election campaign, members heard tonight.

Final chance to enter Keighley News photographic competition

5:46pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

ONLY hours are left to enter an exciting new competition for all happy snappers and fantastic photographers out there.

Stargazers gather at East Riddlesden Hall for stellar astrofestival

Keighley News: STAR GAZING: Viewing a 1800s telescope at the Astrofestival at East Riddlsden Hall are, (from left), Rod Levene, Rod Hine) Kate Struthers, and John Bardsley

5:18pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

EAST Riddlesden Hall has many attractions to tempt visitors, but organisers of Sunday's Astrofestival were lured to the historic manor house by its isolated location.

Donations from Keighley and Cross Hills opticians will help provide eye care for people in Tanzania

Keighley News: Mohammed Hafejee, of Airedale Opticians

5:15pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A KEIGHLEY-based opticians has donated much-needed equipment to help set up an optical practice in a remote part of Tanzania.

Car left on roof in Harden crash

Keighley News:

5:43pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A 24-YEAR-OLD woman will appear before Bradford and Keighley Magistrates Court after being charged with driving over the prescribed limit following a road crash.

Keighley jeweller meets Downton Abbey star

Keighley News: Liam McQuaid with actor Jim Carter

3:01pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

KEIGHLEY jeweller Liam McQuaid met a star of award-winning TV show Downton Abbey during a charity fundraising event.

Four injured in crash on Aire Valley trunk road near Keighley

Keighley News:

8:57am Monday 20th October 2014

FOUR people were injured following a crash on the Aire Valley trunk road near Keighley last night.

Keighley man's acts of kindness in America spark massive online reaction

Keighley News: Keighley man Michael Etherington

7:06am Sunday 19th October 2014

A MODEL and home care business owner from Keighley triggered an online viral hit by deciding to carry out acts of kindness while working in California.

Time running out to enter Keighley News photo competition with £500 of prizes up for grabs

8:24am Sunday 19th October 2014

YOUR favourite weekly read has launched an exciting new competition for all happy snappers and fantastic photographers out there.

Steeton churchwarden becomes national Inner Wheel president

Keighley News: Thelma Pacsoo who has become president of the Association of Inner Wheel Clubs in Great Britain and Ireland

7:07am Sunday 19th October 2014

A STEETON churchwarden has become president of the country’s Inner Wheel Clubs.

Keighley brothers get creative about summer camp

Keighley News: Brothers Tyler and Connor Humphrey

10:39am Sunday 19th October 2014

TWO Keighley brothers used their creative skills to describe their experience of a summer camp.

Keighley group presents £1,400 to Manorlands after year of fundraising

Keighley News: Ladies 2000 committee members with their cheque for Manorlands

5:40am Sunday 19th October 2014

A KEIGHLEY group has presented a £1,400 cheque to Manorlands after a year of fundraising for the Oxenhope Sue Ryder hospice.

Pride as new war memorial for Cross Hills and Glusburn unveiled

Keighley News: Parish Councilor Patrick Hargreaves views the newly installed Cross Hills and Glusburn War Memorial. (11422352)

7:12am Saturday 18th October 2014

A NEW war memorial has been installed in Cross Hills and a parish councillor is keen to recognise all those who have helped with the project.

Cowling to consider re-opening public toilets

Keighley News: Cowling Toilets

7:02am Saturday 18th October 2014

VILLAGERS are exploring the possibility of reopening public toilets in Cowling.

Digging in for challenge day at Braithwaite Community Allotment

Keighley News: Volunteers, including staff from United Kingdom Asset Resolution in Crossflatts, at work in the North Dean Road allotment (11268643)

6:06am Saturday 18th October 2014

RESIDENTS and business volunteers united for the latest challenge day at Braithwaite Community Allotments.

UPDATE: Police investigate reported serious sexual assault in Keighley's Victoria Park

Keighley News:

11:30am Friday 17th October 2014

POLICE are this morning investigating a report of a "serious sexual assault" on a woman in Victoria Park, Keighley.

Police investigate Victoria Park incident

Keighley News:

10:20am Friday 17th October 2014

Police are investigating an "incident" in Victoria Park Keighley this morning.

Keighley woman pulled from Leeds and Liverpool Canal had attempted to take her life several times before, inquest hears

Keighley News: Coroner's court could be axed in Southend

5:31pm Friday 17th October 2014

A WOMAN pulled from the Leeds and Liverpool Canal at Saltaire had attempted to take her life several times before, an inquest has heard.

£500 reward for safe return of Crufts prize-winning dog missing in Denholme

Keighley News: MISSING: A £50 reward has been offered for the safe return of Rafa, a two-year-old Miniature Bull Terrier.

3:03pm Friday 17th October 2014

THE concerned owners of a Crufts prize-winning dog have offered a £500 reward for the safe return of their animal.

Councillor hits out at flytippers repeatedly targeting country lane in Laycock

Keighley News: Keighley town councillor John Kirby with the items fly-tipped on Back Lane, Laycock

12:09pm Friday 17th October 2014

HIDDEN cameras will be used to help catch fly-tippers who are ruining a scenic spot near Laycock.

MP for Keighley votes in favour of giving people chance to vote on European Union membership

Keighley News:

2:50pm Friday 17th October 2014

Keighley's MP has voted in favour of legislation to enshrine into law the Conservatives' commitment to hold an ‘in-out’ referendum on UK membership of the EU by 2017.

Keighley shopping centre to become dementia-friendly zone

Keighley News: Airedale Shopping centre manager Steve Seymour with Beryl Oates and her husband Tony, who has recently been diagnosed with dementia

5:52am Friday 17th October 2014

THE AIREDALE shopping centre is aiming to become an official dementia-friendly zone.

Silsden Fire Station searching for for new 'on-call' recruits

Keighley News: Crew Commander Pete Hanson, left, and Firefighter Andy Burden at Silsden Fire Station, which is looking for new on-call recruits

12:12pm Friday 17th October 2014

SILSDEN'S retained fire station is one of seven stations across West Yorkshire hunting for new recruits.

Chairman of Airedale Hospital impressed by work to complete new accident and emergency unit

12:07pm Friday 17th October 2014

AIREDALE Hospital's chairman says he is encouraged by the progress made to develop a new accident and emergency department for the hospital.

Oxenhope Youth Club hoping for a helping hand

Keighley News: Worth Valley ward councillor Rebecca Poulsen

1:17pm Friday 17th October 2014

HELP may be at hand for a Worth Valley youth club in need of more support.

Keighley young people urged to have their say in youth consultation

Keighley News: Councillor Ralph Berry, the executive member for Children and Young People's services

3:37pm Friday 17th October 2014

YOUNG people from Keighley are being urged to have their say on what activities and support should be available to them in the future.

Hallowe'en themed craft events to be held at Bracken Bank's Sue Belcher Centre

Keighley News: Craft Tea Corner chairman David Weston, left, alongside others who are involved with putting on activities at the Sue Belcher Centre in Bracken Bank

1:09pm Friday 17th October 2014

A KEIGHLEY craft group will stage Hallowe'en junior craft sessions later this month.

First World War commemorative stone dedicated at St Ives, Harden

Keighley News: The dedication ceremony at St Ives, Harden

10:14am Friday 17th October 2014

A COMMEMORATIVE stone honouring those who died in the First World War has been dedicated.

Oakbank School pupils in moving trip to First World War battlefields

Keighley News: Oakbank School pupils Charlotte Harris, left, and Thalia Jefferson during their trip to the battlefields of the First World War

10:12am Friday 17th October 2014

TWO students from Oakbank School in Keighley have been on a moving trip to the battlefields of the First World War.

Keighley councillor returns to Bosnia with University Academy Keighley students

Keighley News: Coun Adrian Farley

9:05am Friday 17th October 2014

KEIGHLEY school students will travel to Bosnia as part of a delegation led by local councillor Adrian Farley.

Silver anniversary party for Keighley drug agency Project 6

Keighley News: The Exchange Arts Centre with its owner Jym Harris

8:35am Friday 17th October 2014

KEIGHLEY advice agency Project 6 will rock out on Sunday to celebrate its silver anniversary.

Friends of Burgess Field group to carry out community litter pick in Keighley

Keighley News: Town councillor Amjid Ahmed, centre, with members of the newly formed Friends of Burgess' Fields

8:24am Friday 17th October 2014

A NEWLY-formed community group is appealing for volunteers to help it carry out a litter pick at Burgess Field, Highfield.

Powerlifters roar into action for Keighley Lions donation

Keighley News: Keighley Lions president Hazel Jiggins, centre, hands out cheques to Special Olympians James Crossley, second from left, and Chris Woodhead, second from right, with Lions' treasurer Maureen Verity, left, and member Jessie Tonge (11362217)

7:50am Friday 17th October 2014

A FUNDRAISING drive by two Keighley athletes is proving a roaring success.

Oxenhope's Yate Lane to be resurfaced

Keighley News: Worth Valley ward councillor Rebecca Poulsen

7:18am Friday 17th October 2014

AN Oxenhope road will be benefitting from a programme of improvement work, according to a ward councillor.

Silsden-based Cobbydale Singers and Airedale Male Voice Choir join forces for special concert

Keighley News: Cobbydale Singers

6:49am Friday 17th October 2014

TWO local choirs will reunite for a second concert at Skipton's Christ Church on Saturday,

Trouble flares as drug dealing gangs target Keighley estate

Keighley News: Franco Dimuccio stands next to the area in Highfield where he says drug dealing takes place regularly

5:17am Thursday 16th October 2014

DRUG dealers are blighting a Highfield housing estate, according to residents.

Boss of Keighley takeaway Miraj Fast Food speaks of shock following visit by Home Office immigration officers

Keighley News: The Miraj premises on South Street, Keighley, which were raided by officers looking for illegal workers, but none were found

6:08pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A KEIGHLEY business owner has spoken of his shock after his premises were investigated by immigration officers at the end of last week.

Brave teenage girl copies Eastenders stars to rescue baby boy from Keighley house fire

Keighley News: Holy Family School student Megan Halley, 14, who rescued a baby from a house during a fire (11467433)

5:17am Thursday 16th October 2014

A BRAITHWAITE teenager has been hailed a heroine after running into a smoke-filled house to rescue a baby.

Woman from Keighley plucked out of canal dies in hospital

Keighley News:

10:50am Thursday 16th October 2014

A KEIGHLEY woman who was plucked from the Leeds and Liverpool Canal has died.

Man who murdered four-year-old Keighley child Riley Turner appealing against 'whole-life' sentence

Keighley News:

10:29am Thursday 16th October 2014

A murderer who killed a Keighley child is appealing against an order that he must spend the rest of his life behind bars.

Police arrest youth in Braithwaite following nuisance scooter reports

Keighley News:

1:40pm Thursday 16th October 2014

POLICE officers arrested a suspect and recovered a stolen scooter in Braithwaite after receiving a call that the vehicle had been spotted in this area.

Keighley town centre restaurant owner hits out in Church Street taxi parking row

Keighley News: Restaurant owner Al Mirzaali outside his businesses in Church Street, Keighley

12:06pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A KEIGHLEY town centre trader says the number of taxis using the narrow road outside his restaurant and takeaway is “suffocating” his business.

Bradford District Council planners reject Tesco plans to install cash machine at Royal Oak Pub in Haworth

Keighley News: Councillor Rebecca Poulsen outside the Royal Oak pub in Haworth, earmarked as a Tesco store

5:35am Thursday 16th October 2014

BRADFORD Council planning officers have rejected a supermarket giant’s application to install a cash machine in the window of a Haworth pub.

Calls for clean-up of wasteland in Fell Lane, Keighley

Keighley News: Pip Gibson at the site at the junction of Westfell Road and Fell Lane (11452793)

2:48pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A COUNCILLOR is spearheading efforts to bring derelict land off Fell Lane back into use.

Keighley visitor centre will put Worth Valley at heart of historic railway empire

Keighley News: Keighley stationmaster Andrew Brown outside the water tower on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway (11360884)

1:04pm Thursday 16th October 2014

KEIGHLEY’S place as part of one of the world’s biggest railway empires is to be portrayed for the first time.

Keighley brewery Timothy Taylor relaunches special ale in tribute to First World War heroes

Keighley News: Major Barney Barnbrook, fourth from left, regional director of ABF The Soldiers’ Charity, and Timothy Taylor managing director Charles Dent, fifth from left, with members of the 33rd of Foot Re-enactment Society and soldiers from The Yorkshire Regim

2:12pm Thursday 16th October 2014

KEIGHLEY brewery Timothy Taylor has relaunched a special ale in tribute to those who gave their lives in the First World War.

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