Cross Hills man fined for text messages

12:00pm Friday 11th October 2013

A man who breached a court order by sending text messages to his former wife has been ordered to pay £497 in fines and costs.

Cononley dad who punched teen is sentenced

9:00am Friday 11th October 2013

A 47-year-old Cononley father who punched a teenager after he refused to stop swinging on his gate has been ordered to pay him compensation by Skipton magistrates.

End of bus service contract ‘death knell’ warning in South Craven

5:00pm Thursday 4th July 2013

The Little Red Bus is ending its contract to provide services in South Craven – a decision one local councillor said could be the “death knell” for connecting villages to Skipton and Keighley.

Serving up Cake Break for MS fundraiser

2:30pm Friday 3rd May 2013

Former Keighley Soroptimists president Jean Gee and her daughter Chelle are serving up a fundraiser for the Multiple Sclerosis Society.

'Slow down' signs trialled in Craven

6:48pm Friday 1st February 2013

A pilot scheme is to be run to test the effectiveness of special signs to encourage motorists to slow down.

Rotters needed to spread waste recycling message

11:19am Friday 11th January 2013

Rotters are being sought from South Craven!

Sponsors sought for South Craven clean-up campaign

1:47pm Tuesday 11th December 2012

A pressure group based near Keighley is calling on business people to help in their campaign against dog fouling.

Tent stolen from Glusburn

4:12pm Friday 2nd November 2012

Thieves have stolen a green and grey four-man tent from outside a house in Valley View, Glusburn.

Tories choose Rowley to replace de-selected Naylor

Keighley News: Andrew Rowley

9:31am Thursday 8th March 2012

The man chosen to replace a senior Conservative councillor rejected by his group to defend his seat in elections in May has been named.

Bracelet is handed to airman's widow

2:30pm Wednesday 11th January 2012

A gold identity bracelet once belonging to a Polish airman whose bomber crashed near Bradley has been handed over to his former wife – 68 years after his death.

Campaign group action leads to a decline in dog-fouling in village

10:30am Wednesday 11th January 2012

Dog fouling in a village where eight dogs were poisoned last year has declined since a group was set up to campaign for a clean-up.

Exley Head barn set alight in tractor blaze

Keighley News: The gutted tractor

4:47pm Friday 10th June 2011

A farmer has thanked firefighters after they tackled a massive barn blaze.

Tenants will see their homes

8:50am Thursday 15th October 2009

A community housing firm is set to “regenerate” all its homes in Steeton and Eastburn to bring them up to government standards by 2010.

Youths put forward their ideas to councillors

8:40am Thursday 15th October 2009

A gang of teenage youths descended on Steeton with Eastburn parish councillors last week to the delight of its members.

Lesley's plea to Whitehall health chiefs

Keighley News: Lesley Fletcher

11:39am Thursday 17th September 2009

A hospital catering assistant, who faces losing her eyesight, is calling on Whitehall health bosses to come to her rescue.

Play project may be hit by VAT rule

12:10pm Thursday 13th August 2009

Just as the Eastburn playing fields project looked like it was taking off, a letter from the Government could have dealt it a devastating blow.

New library to be more than double present size

10:00am Thursday 13th August 2009

Cross Hills Library is to be extended to more than twice its current size.

Care home holds 40s street party

Keighley News: l Resident Wilf Pickles, with Pat Atkinson, and Carol Manditsch

9:50am Thursday 13th August 2009

History was relived at a Cross Hills care home. The dining room at Anchor Homes’s Townend Close was decked out with bunting and Union Flags for a late-1940s street party.

Max is ready to tackle the challenges on the adventurous Mongolian rally

10:00am Friday 17th July 2009

A Cononley man is set to take part in the world famous Mongol Rally.

School’s sport plan put before council

8:20am Thursday 16th July 2009

Glusburn and Cross Hills Parish Council is set to review a planning application for a new sports development at South Craven School.

Fantastic response to village survey

9:40am Thursday 9th July 2009

The residents of Glusburn and Cross Hills have been making their views known about a parish plan.

Residents in two villages fear having to cross busy main road to catch a bus

11:50am Thursday 25th June 2009

Concerns have been raised about elderly residents in two South Craven villages who face a “dangerous proposition” when trying to catch a bus to Skipton.

Fun in the sun for villagers

Keighley News: Sutton CP School’s walking float

10:00am Thursday 25th June 2009

Organisers of Sunday’s Sutton Fun Day said they were delighted with its success.

Day was full of heroes and villains

Keighley News: Gala queen Sally O’Hara, 11, along with her attendants Harriet Mason and Lucy Calvert

8:10am Thursday 25th June 2009

Organisers of Saturday’s Cononley Gala sas the event has made a strong comeback after last year’s instalment was blighted by wet weather.

Low-cost homes to be built in village

9:00am Thursday 18th June 2009

Five low-cost new homes are available for purchase in Sutton, giving struggling young people and other local residents a chance to get on the housing ladder.

Isabel is fun day queen

Keighley News: The new queen

9:10am Thursday 11th June 2009

New Sutton fun day queen Isabel Beaumont has been crowned.

Kathleen is 102 not out

Keighley News: Kathleen Ibbetson

9:10am Thursday 11th June 2009

Kathleen Ibbetson, a resident at Beanlands Nursing Home, in Glusburn, celebrated her 102nd birthday at a party held in her honour last week.

Samantha’s uplifting idea in UK finals

Keighley News: Fashion student Samantha Tretton

10:59am Thursday 28th May 2009

Fashion student Samantha Tretton’s backless and strapless bra has been inspired by the great Renaissance artist and inventor Leonardo da Vinci.

Petition calls for parking to remain free

8:20am Thursday 28th May 2009

Almost 1,000 people have called for the scrapping of proposed car parking charges in Cross Hills.

Art club puts its work on show

9:40am Thursday 21st May 2009

Cononley Art Club will hold its annual exhibition and sale in the village institute this weekend.

Scarecrow festival is popular attraction

8:40am Thursday 14th May 2009

Cononley’s inaugural scarecrow festival has been hailed a success.

Flower festival returns to church

12:50pm Thursday 7th May 2009

St Thomas’s Church in Sutton is to hold its first flower festival for nine years.

Parking ban is to go ahead

8:50am Thursday 7th May 2009

Double yellow lines are to be installed in Cononley to prevent people parking either side of the railway crossing.

Motorist fined for having no insurance

10:00am Thursday 30th April 2009

A Glusburn motorist who believed his comprehensive insurance policy allowed him to drive other cars with third-party cover has been fined by Skipton magistrates for driving without insurance.

Toilets to remain open in village

9:30am Thursday 30th April 2009

public toilets are to remain open — despite parish councillors declining to sign a ten-year draft lease from Craven District Council.

Councillors will visit site of home bid by champion trials rider

9:20am Thursday 30th April 2009

Residents are revving up for a bitter planning battle with multi-world championship trials rider Dougie Lampkin.

Leading councillor takes on parish clerk role

10:50am Thursday 16th April 2009

Cowling Parish Council has appointed a Bradford councillor to be its new clerk.

PO customers are delighted by happy, smiling faces of staff

9:40am Thursday 16th April 2009

Cross Hills Post Office has been shortlisted in the 2009 People’s Post Office Awards.

Massive housing scheme in village

8:30am Thursday 16th April 2009

A plan for 230 houses near a congested road in Steeton has been slammed.

Tribute to village stalwart

Keighley News: David Hoyle

9:30am Thursday 9th April 2009

A service of thanksgiving for the life of David Hoyle has been held in Cowling Methodist Chapel The service was conducted from the pulpit which he built. There was standing room only in the chapel, even the choir stalls overspilling with his Nelson Arion Male Voice Choir comrades.

Rift led to man smashing tractor door

8:30am Thursday 9th April 2009

A Sutton man claimed a family rift led to him smashing a tractor door window.

Parking charges could sound the death knell for business says councillor

10:50am Friday 3rd April 2009

Car parking charges could “sound the death knell” on the commercial heart of Cross Hills, a councillor has claimed.

Danielle adds another string to her bow

Keighley News: Danielle is pictured far right during the filming of Eggheads

9:40am Friday 3rd April 2009

WORLD champion archer Danielle Brown has competed on a different stage.

Cash boost for out-of-school playgroup

Keighley News: Tyla Hockey and Sam Shaw at the Fun4Kids out-of-school

9:20am Thursday 26th March 2009

An out-of-school playgroup, based at South Craven School, in Cross Hills, has received a boost in its bid to promote a national play day.

Residents to be charged for waste collection

10:25am Thursday 19th March 2009

South Craven residents face a charge from April 1 for the collection of bulky waste.

Jim’s thrilled to own Simon Cowell’s Bentley

Keighley News: Jim's Bentley has the Simon Cowell ex-factor

9:10am Thursday 12th March 2009

A Sutton man has just purchased his “dream machine” – a 2002 Bentley, formerly owned by television personality and music producer Simon Cowell.

'Let us build more homes,' says developer

12:10pm Thursday 5th March 2009

A Cross Hills developer has claimed Craven District Council is partly to blame for a depressed housing market.

Man robbed in street attack

9:20am Thursday 5th March 2009

A 64-year-old man was robbed as he walked home through Cross Hills late on Saturday night.

Former councillor dies at 91

Keighley News: Eric George Wallace

8:20am Thursday 5th March 2009

Cononley man and former councillor Eric George Wallace has died at the age of 91.

Residents voice their opposition to plans for affordable housing on greenfield site

10:48am Thursday 26th February 2009

Cowling residents have voiced their opposition to a proposal to build 19 affordable homes on a greenfield site next to the Acre Mill development in the village.






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