A £1m investment opens up markets for Keighley company

Keighley News: The new furnace is installed at Keighley Laboratories

9:10am Friday 18th April 2014

Work on the final phase of a £1 million-plus development at a Keighley company is nearing completion.

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.

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.

Export boom for improved grinder tools

3:50pm Saturday 12th April 2014

A Keighley engineering firm is enjoying an export boom.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

South Craven farm plans to be ‘big cheese’

Keighley News: Georgia, Sharron, Ed and Joseph Parker with the Yellinson goats in their new home

3:51pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A South Craven couple have taken over a top goats cheese brand and have plans to expand.

Growing Keighley company gets lift to new premises

Keighley News: Keighley Lifts managing director, Stuart Boocock, centre, with Ben Cutts, of Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking, and, from left, his daughter, Rebecca Boocock-Wilson, wife, Isabel, and son, Garry Boocock

3:42pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A growing Keighley company has moved to new premises.

Milestone birthday for Keighley motor dealers

Keighley News: Colin Appleyard, centre, pictured when he received his MBE, flanked by his daughter Judith and son Robin

11:50am Saturday 5th April 2014

Keighley motor dealer Colin Appleyard has celebrated a milestone.

Paul joins search for professionals

Keighley News: Keighley firm appoints new director

11:30am Saturday 5th April 2014

An executive search and selection firm has appointed a new director.

Keighley area building society shows the only way is ethics

Keighley News: Paul Ellis

11:53am Friday 4th April 2014

A building society founded in a tiny upstairs office at Cross Hills three decades ago has announced record results.

Learning with family Pickles pub firm

Keighley News: Neil Pickles, of the Old White Bear in Cross Hills, celebrating its inclusion in the Good Pub Guide

11:56am Friday 4th April 2014

A family-owned pub company is recruiting more apprentices at its outlets across the area.

Praise for Keighley butcher’s

9:10am Friday 28th March 2014

A refurbished Keighley butcher’s shop has received the seal of approval from a top Tory councillor.

Appleyard seals Husqvarna deal

9:00am Friday 28th March 2014

A Keighley firm has taken on the Husqvarna off-road bikes franchise.

Apply for tax break

8:00am Friday 28th March 2014

A Keighley accountancy boss is urging business owners not to miss out on a new tax break which may save them up to £2,000.

Damart launches its debut TV ad

8:00am Friday 28th March 2014

Thermalwear giant and online fashion brand Damart – whose warehousing facility is at Steeton – has launched its first UK TV advertising campaign.

Keighley restaurant delighted with five star hygiene upgrade

Keighley News: Faisal is also pictured, below, with Shimla's latest five-star hygiene award

9:01pm Thursday 27th March 2014

A Keighley restaurant is celebrating after being awarded a five-star food hygiene rating.

Walker Foster Solicitors raises over £9,000 for charity

Keighley News: Ruth Tormey, centre, of Christian Aid, one of the Will Aid beneficiaries, with – from left – Maxine Worrall, Rachel Harrison, Peter Walker and Bridget Rosie, of Walker Foster Solicitors

8:59pm Thursday 27th March 2014

Walker Foster Solicitors – which has an office at Silsden – raised over £9,000 for charity through the latest Will Aid campaign.

Countdown on to Keighley Business Awards deadline

Keighley News: Advanced Actuators joint managing director Stephen Lund

8:56pm Thursday 27th March 2014

Companies have just days left to enter this year’s Keighley Business Awards.

Barratt’s staff home in on success in examinations

Keighley News: The Barratt Homes employees with their awards

5:29pm Thursday 20th March 2014

Barratt Developments sales advisors have all passed a training programme with flying colours – and a Keighley candidate was top of the class!

Cross Roads' Vicky basks in bronze awards win

Keighley News: Vicky Swann with some of her prize-     winning marmalade

5:24pm Thursday 20th March 2014

Cross Roads woman Vicky Swann has shown that winning awards is not the preserve of a few.

Keighley firms link up for mutual benefits

Keighley News: Keybury operations director Patrick Beebe, left, and Robin Appleyard, managing director of Colin Appleyard, at the Nissan garage in Keighley

5:14pm Thursday 20th March 2014

Two growing Keighley businesses are cementing a trading partnership which has won high praise from the town’s MP.

Akhtar turns his hobby into store

Keighley News: Akhtar Ramzan, of Ramzan Photographics, opens up his new shop in the Brunswick Arcade at Keighley’s Airedale Shopping Centre

2:03pm Friday 14th March 2014

A former computer software engineer has a new focus in life.

Major organisations backing apprenticeship project

2:08pm Friday 14th March 2014

Keighley social housing landlord Incommunities has launched its 2014 apprenticeship recruitment programme.

Counsellors join forces to maintain key service

Keighley News: Aura Counselling partners Damian Marshall with, from left, Judi Smith, Carolyn Lowing and Robina Hussain; missing is Caroline Sutton

2:06pm Friday 14th March 2014

Counsellors who worked for an organisation that folded due to a lack of funding have reformed to maintain the service.

Keighley brewer appoints estate manager

Keighley News: Timothy Taylor’s new pub estate operations manager, Heike Funke

2:50pm Saturday 22nd February 2014

Keighley brewer Timothy Taylor has appointed a pub estate operations manager.

Haworth chef goes native with capital idea

Keighley News: In the maturation fridge at Swaledale Foods’ new meat preparation unit are, from left, operations manager, Charlie Cowling, founder, Jorge Thomas, and head butcher, Kyle Mottram

2:40pm Saturday 22nd February 2014

A food firm run by a chef from Haworth is going down a treat in the capital.

Cosmetics company made up with Silsden move

2:50pm Saturday 22nd February 2014

Reef Cosmetics has moved into a Silsden business park.

Harden firm’s sporting chance

3:00pm Saturday 22nd February 2014

Harden-based STRI has been shortlisted in two categories of the inaugural Sports Technology Awards.

Care group aims at 200 new jobs

Keighley News: Tracey Brook, left, a recent starter with Czajka, and community care senior manager, Jean Holmes

11:00am Saturday 15th February 2014

A care group that runs nursing homes at Steeton and Cross Hills plans to recruit more than 100 new staff this year.

Warehouse plan lodged for firm in Keighley

Keighley News: l Gareth Wooler, of R N Wooler and Co in Keighley, which has submitted plans for an extension to its Lawkholme Lane premises following a boost in business

8:50am Saturday 15th February 2014

A major Keighley employer has given a vote of confidence to Airedale’s economy by applying to build a new warehouse on land beside its town centre site.

Wedding fair will offer all the bridal options

4:10pm Friday 14th February 2014

A spring wedding fair is being staged this weekend.

Staff and customers aim for cancer relief

2:50pm Saturday 8th February 2014

Caring staff at a Keighley motor dealership are moving up a gear in their charity fundraising.

Good tail of success for Keighley salon

Keighley News: Joanne Angus, of Look North, celebrating the award with Norfolk terrier, Luna

2:56pm Thursday 6th February 2014

A Keighley dog grooming salon has scooped a national accolade.

Heather firms up networking idea

Keighley News: Heather Winter, who has started her own company, Gobby PR, and is also organising new business networking events at Laycock Village Hall

2:50pm Thursday 6th February 2014

A media consultancy business launched by a Cross Roads mum is to stage fortnightly networking events at Laycock.

New programme launched for golf clubs by Harden company

4:20pm Saturday 1st February 2014

Top sports turf consultancy STRI has launched a pioneering new management programme for golf courses.

Cross Hills company aims to raise its profile in Middle East

Keighley News: Michael Moorhouse, director of Cross Hills-based Brenmoor

12:10pm Saturday 1st February 2014

A Cross Hills company that supplies identification wristbands to UK hospitals has taken its technology to the Middle East.

‘Use our support to help you grow', budding Keighley entrepreneurs urged

Keighley News: Acetarc Welding and Engineering director, Peter Burrell, at the company’s Keighley premises

8:10am Saturday 1st February 2014

Budding entrepreneurs in Keighley seeking to set up their own business are being urged to make use of a support initiative before its funding expires.

Keighley MP backs wage call

Keighley News: Unemployment figures fall hailed by Keighley MP Kris Hopkins

12:20pm Saturday 25th January 2014

Calls by the Chancellor for an above-inflation increase in the minimum wage have been backed by Keighley MP Kris Hopkins. He said it was “absolutely right” people who had worked hard during the recession were properly rewarded for their efforts.

Keighley car dealership staff really have all the answers!

Keighley News: Colin Appleyard’s managing director, Robin Appleyard, left, and sales manager, Dave Scott, right, with, from left, victorious quiz team members Martin Mollatt, Matthew Butterfield, Nicola Lloyd and Don Sperduto

8:10am Saturday 25th January 2014

Staff at Keighley car dealership Colin Appleyard really are bright sparks!

Silsden company extends its global reach

Keighley News: Advanced Actuators managing director, Chris Woodhead, at the Silsden engineering firm’s plant

8:00am Saturday 25th January 2014

A Silsden engineering firm seeing strong demand for both its manufacturing and distribution operations is continuing to put down roots in key overseas markets to help it win more business.

Former Keighley man, 20, dies in fall from high-rise flats

Keighley News: A floral tribute outside the flats

5:51pm Monday 20th January 2014

A 20-year-old who plunged to his death from the sixth floor of a Bingley tower block has been named as former Keighley man Maurice Raymond Tretton.

Cullingworth garage owner celebrates after winning a coveted award

1:54pm Thursday 16th January 2014

A Cullingworth garage owner is celebrating after winning a coveted award.

Keighley man Steve follows in his father’s footsteps as he moves up

Keighley News: Steve Hart

1:51pm Thursday 16th January 2014

Keighley man Steve Hart has been appointed to the board of Airedale Springs.

Cross Hills VW dealer White Rose sees sales increase

Keighley News: Service Manager Darren Hudson and Managing Director Frank Greenway with the VW award for best after service in the UK and Europe

1:49pm Thursday 16th January 2014

Cross Hills VW dealer White Rose has seen sales increase despite the recession and it is now planning to expand its showroom.

‘Keep your records up to date’ warning by Keighley accountants

2:50pm Saturday 11th January 2014

A Keighley chartered accountants is urging businesses to ensure their record keeping is up to date.

New restaurant opens in diner-style venture

Keighley News: Pictured at the opening of Desi Diner in North Street, Keighley, are Lord Altaf Sheikh, left, and owner, Chaudhry Ghulam Rasool

2:45pm Friday 10th January 2014

A prominent member of the British Muslim community has opened a new diner-style restaurant in Keighley.

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