Keighley woman accused of setting fire to her home

Keighley News: Bradford Crown Court

6:11pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A 35-year-old woman has appeared in custody at Bradford Crown Court charged with arson at her home address.

Horse charity funding boost in Harden

Keighley News: Barbara Chuter and Barbara Bostock of Bingley Riding For The Disabled with Yorkshire Building Society’s Louise Forbes (centre)

7:00am Monday 14th April 2014

A building society has ridden to the aid of a Harden-based horse charity with a £1,200 donation.

Tour de France trophy in Haworth and Keighley

Keighley News: The trophy is admired at Haworth Visitor Information Centre

1:27pm Sunday 13th April 2014

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

‘Unprecedented’ influx of kittens at Cross Roads-based charity

Keighley News: One of the latest litters of kittens taken in by the Yorkshire Cat Rescue Centre in Cross Roads

6:10am Sunday 13th April 2014

A Cross Roads-based charity that takes in abandoned cats and kittens has appealed for more foster carers to come forward.

Art montage ideas for Tour

3:30pm Sunday 13th April 2014

A giant piece of montage artwork is planned to help welcome Tour de France cyclists to Haworth this July.

Back on 2 wheels

3:20pm Sunday 13th April 2014

Young people in Woodhouse have repair-ed unwanted bikes to ride themselves.

Birds of prey make flying visit to Ingrow Primary School

Keighley News: Birds of prey make flying visit to  Ingrow Primary School

2:50pm Sunday 13th April 2014

Three birds of prey flew into Ingrow Primary School for special lessons this month.

Maths teaching in schools and at home under spotlight

2:40pm Sunday 13th April 2014

Maths will be on the timetable at the district’s next Public Forum for Education.

Keighley children show compassion for others

Keighley News: Ibrahim Ahmed, 11, centre, is joined by his uncle, town councillor Amjid Ahmed, fellow pupils and staff during the cake sale at St Andrew’s Primary School

9:40am Sunday 13th April 2014

Youngsters at a Keighley school have been raising money to help some of the millions of people made destitute by the civil war in Syria.

Keighley district pupils learn all about Fair Trade

Keighley News: Pupils, from left, Niamh Carol, Becky Ackroyd, Georgia Riley, Rebecca Robinson, Jennifer Lee, Alicia Kendrick and Lewis Kilburn taking part in the banana-themed Fairtrade session at South Craven School

9:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

School children have been learning at first hand about Fairtrade.

Audience is tickled pink by student’s fundraising talents

Keighley News: Students at South Craven School who were involved in the annual Pink Event to raise money for the Yorkshire Cancer Research Charity

9:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

The latest charity ‘Pink Event’ held by South Craven School raised more than £724 for Yorkshire Cancer Research.

Keighley pupils support Epilepsy awareness

Keighley News: Beechcliffe School class one students and staff join in the purple-themed epilepsy-awareness day activities in the sensory room raising £200

8:30am Sunday 13th April 2014

Students and staff at a Keighley school raised more than £200 for Epilepsy Action with a day of activities.

‘Back to school’ for the minister in the Worth Valley

6:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

A government minister has been in the Worth Valley to see how district schools are generating enthusiasm for the Tour de France while also involving youngsters in healthy lifestyles.

Shopping centre to promote films

4:30pm Saturday 12th April 2014

A town centre pop-up cinema will promote Keighley’s short films festival.

Export boom for improved grinder tools

3:50pm Saturday 12th April 2014

A Keighley engineering firm is enjoying an export boom.

Crafty capers for route decoration in Tour

Keighley News: Councillor Andrew Mallinson is joined at Silsden Youth Centre by, from left, Jess Sanchez, Naomi Smith and Niamh Fearnley for the Tour de France project

1:50pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Young people in Silsden, Steeton and Eastburn are being invited to get crafty about the Tour de France.

Councillor backing road safety project

1:50pm Saturday 12th April 2014

A ward councillor said he would be supporting a scheme to improve a busy road to make it safer for cyclists.

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.

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.

Academy pupils serve up a treat

9:30am Saturday 12th April 2014

An organisation set up to help poor and needy people will benefit from a charity night in Keighley this month.

Man arrested over theft of benches from Keighley heritage railway

Keighley News: webpix police arrest

9:14am Friday 11th April 2014

A man has been arrested in connection with an incident in which benches were stolen from the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway.

VIP visitor wowed by ‘brilliant’ care at Airedale Hospital

Keighley News: Labour’s prospective parliamentary candidate for Keighley John Grogan, left, joins shadow health secretary Andy Burnham as he talks to A&E nurse Jane Howling and interim medical director Dr Harold Hosker, third from left, during his visit to Airedale Ho

8:40am Friday 11th April 2014

Quality of care provided by Airedale staff impressed the shadow health secretary during his visit to the hospital with Labour’s prospective parliamentary candidate for Keighley.

Jeweller's campaign for children's hospice hits £20k

Keighley News: Liam McQuaid, of Raffles, with staff member Ceri Pedrick and the two latest items of jewellery auctioned in aid of charity

7:00am Friday 11th April 2014

A Keighley jeweller has smashed through the £20,000 mark in his fundraising campaign for a children’s hospice.

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).

Appeal for help in bunting and flags for Tour

Keighley News: Tour de France sculpture created at opening stage finishing line

1:50pm Friday 11th April 2014

People are being urged to create bunting and artwork to decorate the district route for the Tour de France.

Airedale Trust team to care for health students

1:30pm Friday 11th April 2014

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has won a bid to provide employee health and wellbeing services to health studies students at the University of Bradford.

New mosque Scouts group in Keighley

Keighley News: More than 30 new members sign up for Keighley mosque Scout group

12:50pm Friday 11th April 2014

More than 30 young people and seven leaders have been invested into the Scout movement following the launch of the new group based at the Madinah mosque in Keighley.

Keighley butcher Roy’s president role

Keighley News: Keighley butcher Roy’s  president role

12:50pm Friday 11th April 2014

A Keighley butcher has been appointed to a top regional role in the industry.

Public toilets in Cross Roads and Penistone Hill could be sold off or demolished

12:50pm Friday 11th April 2014

District council-owned public toilets in Cross Roads and Penistone Hill will be sold off or demolished if no one comes forward to operate them.

Networking group in Keighley

12:50pm Friday 11th April 2014

Voluntary groups in Keighley are being urged to join a new networking group.

Grants offered to Keighley groups

9:50am Friday 11th April 2014

Keighley groups are being encouraged to join together to apply for Bradford Council grants.

East Morton Guides knitters are sew good to unit!

Keighley News: Babies Evan Higgins and Grayson Charlton with Airedale Hospital maternity staff and East Morton Guides, who have knitted patchwork blankets for the unit

9:40am Friday 11th April 2014

East Morton Guides are big knits... and proud of it!

Keighley venue for revived club

Keighley News: Keighley Area Committee vice-chairman Councillor Malcolm Slater, left, joins David Costello, second from left, and fellow members of the Bradford Sports Clubs during their session at University Academy Keighley

9:40am Friday 11th April 2014

A sports club for disabled children is to be revived with cash from Keighley Area Committee.

Keighley Labour Party marks 20th anniversary of Bob Cryer's death

Keighley News: Bob Cryer

9:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Keighley Labour Party is marking the 20th anniversary of former MP Bob Cryer’s death.

Men of Worth - Soldier survived frontline battle

Keighley News: Hartley Falkingham, who survived four years on the frontline during the First World War

8:00am Friday 11th April 2014

It’s rare for this column to chronicle the story of a Keighley soldier who finished the First World War alive.

Craven by-election will fill seat after councillor’s death

Keighley News: Former Craven ward councillor Michael Kelly, whose seat will be contested during a by-election on May 22

8:00am Friday 11th April 2014

A by-election will be held in Craven ward next month to fill a vacancy left by the death of a district councillor.

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.

Burglars again raid Keighley hair salon

Keighley News: police

2:20pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A Keighley hair salon which has been repeatedly targeted by thieves is counting the cost after being burgled yet again.

Keighley jockey's fall contributed to her death 23 years later, inquest hears

Keighley News: Sharron Murgatroyd in action

8:21am Thursday 10th April 2014

A fall in which a leading Keighley-born lady jockey was paralysed contributed to her death more than 20 years later, an inquest heard.

‘Kind-hearted’ Keighley News readers smash £1m Manorlands hospice target

Keighley News: Manorlands’ palliative care services manager Lizzie Procter (right) toasts hitting the fundraising target with some bubbly for staff, fundraisers and volunteers

6:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

Congratulations – you’ve done it!

Keighley roundabout traffic lights bid revealed

Keighley News: Councillor Andrew Mallinson, representing Craven

8:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

Proposals to put traffic lights on a major Keighley roundabout have been revealed this week.

Gym hunks in Keighley get ‘naked’ for charity calendar

Keighley News: Joint gym owners Rousel Chowdhury (left) and Nick Hindle will be among those posing for the naked charity calendar

8:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

Fitness fans in Keighley are buffing up their bodies for a nude calendar.

Praise heaped on successful Keighley News Manorlands campaign

Keighley News: Kris Hopkins MP

7:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

Community leaders have welcomed news of the success of the Million for Manorlands appeal.

New Keighley Show chief has family links

4:30pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Organisers of the annual Keighley Show have appointed a new president.

Couple inspire each other in their marathon challenge for Manorlands

Keighley News: Adam Brunskill and Bethany Wise, who have taken part in running events to raise money for Manorlands

4:07pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A couple put their best foot forward to raise money for Manorlands.

Mascots warm up for big Manorlands race

Keighley News: Some of the mascots, pictured in the Airedale Shopping Centre, which will be taking part in the race at Wetherby on April 13

4:05pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Mascots are under starter’s orders for a Manorlands money-spinner.

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.

Tour supporter’s PA bid ‘sidelined’

Keighley News: Graham Smith, of Bronte Radio, who feels he has been ‘sidelined’ in Haworth’s Tour de France plans

1:51pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A Haworth-based radio station that proposed a village-wide public address system to accompany the Tour de France says it has been “sidelined”.

Graham is voted as Keighley mayor again

Keighley News: Councillor Graham Mitchell during his previous stint as Keighley Mayor

1:13pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A Keighley town councillor who served as mayor seven years ago will return to the prestigious role for the next civic year.

Star trekkers hoping to peak for Manorlands Nepal challenge

Keighley News: The team taking part in the Manorlands Nepal trek are (back row, from left) Sam Procter, Adam Howarth, Ellison Ainsworth, Tom Schofield and Colin Featherstone, with (front, from left) Liz Leith, Liz Plews, Sue Cottier, Mandy Smith, Debbie Gibbs, Anne Cowa

1:01pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Adventurers taking part in Manorlands’ 40th-anniversary trek to Nepal have met up for the first time.

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