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

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.

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
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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

Row continues over use of Bradford Council resources for Conservative councillor Glen Miller's election campaign

Keighley News: Worth Valley ward councillor Glen Miller

6:51am Thursday 16th October 2014

SENIOR councillors have demanded more information about an incident in which the authority’s stationery was used for a Worth Valley politician’s election campaign.

Keighley Town Council bid to extend new flagstones further up North Street pavement

Keighley News: Keighley town councillor Mick Westerman on North Street, where he wants stone flags to replace the current asphalt pavement

12:59pm Thursday 16th October 2014

KEIGHLEY town councillors have ring-fenced £4,500 to unlock possible extra funding to extend a project to replace asphalt town centre pavements with flagstones.

Japanese POW experiences chronicled in Glusburn man's book

Keighley News: David Birks publishes a book Into The Hands Of Nippon which chronicles his father's experiences as a Japanese POW in World War Two

6:48am Thursday 16th October 2014

A GLUSBURN resident has written a book about his father’s experiences as a Japanese prisoner of war.

Airedale Hospital radiographers set to strike

Keighley News: Airedale Hospital

3:37pm Thursday 16th October 2014

RADIOGRAPHERS at Airedale Hospital are set to join colleagues in a national strike.

Proposals for five new houses in Haworth recommended for refusal

Keighley News: Haworth, Cross Roads and Stanbury Parish Council chairman Councillor John Huxley

3:37pm Thursday 16th October 2014

PARISH councillors in Haworth recommended plans to build five new homes in the village should be rejected.

Award-winning Silsden baker Doris Clarkson dies, aged 89

Keighley News: Doris Clarkson with her husband Charles

9:01am Thursday 16th October 2014

TRIBUTES to a loving mum, grandma and great grandma were paid to 89-year-old Doris Clarkson this week.

Oxenhope councillors thank outgoing Keighley Area Co-ordinator's office worker Noreen Akhtar

Keighley News: Noreen Akhtar who is leaving the area co-ordinator's office in Keighley after 15 years (10823465)

3:37pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A LEADING member of the Keighley Area Co-ordinator's office who is leaving to take on a new role has been thanked for her contribution by parish council members.

Charity appeal at Airedale Shopping Centre shop raises cash to combat heart disease

Keighley News: test

12:23pm Thursday 16th October 2014

PEOPLE can still donate towards a Keighley town centre charity shop's stock appeal.

Steeton resident Marion Nicholson celebrates her 100th birthday

Keighley News: Marion Nicholson, who is celebrating her 100th birthday

10:39am Thursday 16th October 2014

RELATIVES from as far away as Spain travelled to Cross Hills to celebrate a Steeton resident's 100th birthday.

Cullingworth children get building in the woods

Keighley News: Forest school practitioner Katie Tidswell is joined by pupils during a session at Cullingworth Primary School

10:25am Thursday 16th October 2014

IF YOU GO down to the woods today you’re sure to find Cullingworth children.

Parkside School students past and present successful through the summer

Keighley News: Parkside School

10:23am Thursday 16th October 2014

PARKSIDE School students past and present have been successful during the summer.

Stargazers invited to East Riddlesden Hall for astronomical event

Keighley News: East Riddlesden Hall, Bradford, for feature on conservation work being carried out when the hal is closed for winter. ts rep hm (11457526)

10:07am Thursday 16th October 2014

STARGAZERS young and old are invited to the first Riddlesden Astrofestival this Sunday.

Denholme couple is the first to get married at Bradford's City Hall

Keighley News: Sarah Dillon and Sean Ward share a kiss outside City Hall

9:25am Thursday 16th October 2014

A DENHOLME couple last weekebecame the first to marry at City Hall in Bradford.

Injury forces Wilsden motorcycle racer to pull out of charity marathon run

Keighley News: Nick Matthews and Andrew Lund

9:11am Thursday 16th October 2014

INJURY forced a Wilsden motorcycle racer to pull out of running for charity in the Berlin Marathon.

Oxenhope councillors concerned over failure to cultivate some local allotment plots

Keighley News: Councillor Tony Jones, of Oxenhope Parish Council

9:11am Thursday 16th October 2014

PARISH councillors voiced concern that some of their allotment tenants are failing to make proper use of their plots.

Singers perform live at Keighley venue to help youngster from Oakworth

Keighley News: From left,  Candice Vendetteoli, little Nicole, appeal supporter Gareth Gates, and dad Tom Vendetteoli

8:55am Thursday 16th October 2014

A "FANTASTIC" night of entertainment raised £1,200 for a fundraising campaign for an Oakworth girl.

Keighley charities bidding for share of Yorkshire Building Society £150,000 fund

Keighley News: Graham Mynott, of Keyhouse

8:54am Thursday 16th October 2014

A KEIGHLEY charity has a chance to win a slice of £150,000 as part of Yorkshire Building Society’s 150th anniversary celebrations.

Old Cullingworth mill restored to house new antiques centre

Keighley News: (11471524)

8:52am Thursday 16th October 2014

COLLECTABLE treasures stored at newly refurbished Antiques at the Mill, Cullingworth will be revealed to the public by Keighley mayor Graham Mitchell on Friday, October 24.

Steeton great grandmother died from complications arising from accidental Tesco supermarket fall, inquest jury concludes

Keighley News: Four-month-old baby girl died from 'unexplained' suffocation  at Bradford home, inquest told

7:36am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A JURY in the inquest into the death of a great grandmother has concluded she died from fatal complications arising from an accidental fall while Christmas shopping in a Tesco store.

Inquest hears harrowing account of Keighley businessman who lost his daughters in Hillsborough disaster

Keighley News:

8:21pm Monday 13th October 2014

THE HILLSBOROUGH inquest has heard evidence from a Keighley businessman who had to identify the bodies of his two daughters killed in the "chaos" and "mayhem" of the disaster.

Steeton great-grandmother dies after Tesco fall, hears inquest

Keighley News: webpix coroners coroner's court inquest coroner

8:12am Monday 13th October 2014

A BELOVED great-grandmother died after she broke a hip in a fall while Christmas shopping in a Tesco store, Bradford Coroner’s Court heard

Indian festival unites cultures in Keighley

Keighley News:

5:04pm Monday 13th October 2014

MEMBERS of an Indian community in Keighley have showcased their culture to the town.

Tour de France legacy highlighted in Silsden

Keighley News:

4:15pm Monday 13th October 2014

THE SPIRIT of the Tour de France is alive and pedalling in Silsden






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