Laura’s tales are finally published

Keighley News: Laura Edmonds with her children Madison and Dexter

9:50am Saturday 19th April 2014

In the early hours of the morning, Laura Edmonds bought her first e-book.

Keighley cadets test skills in a new boat

Keighley News: Keighley cadets test skills in a new boat

9:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Keighley Sea Cadets have taken to the water for the first time in their new boat.

Tour de France showcase for local producers

Keighley News: l Local artist Sonje Hibbert, market organiser Andre Vaux and event organiser for Haworth Hub Ken Eastwood prepare for the event

5:50pm Saturday 19th April 2014

A local produce market is being staged as part of a village’s Tour de France celebrations.

Poppies from Flanders to be grown at churches

Keighley News: Nick Baines Bishop designate urged churches to plant poppies

5:20pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Poppies will be grown in churches and church schools across the new Diocese of West Yorkshire and the Dales as a joint act of remembrance for the centenary of the start of the First World War.

South Craven walking programme

4:50pm Saturday 19th April 2014

South Craven Walking 4 Health will run its popular summer evening walks, starting on Wednesday.

Healthy weight is the goal of new course in Keighley

4:40pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Sessions are being staged in Keighley to help people achieve a healthy weight.

Bracken Bank, Keighley, free tea invite to over-50s

4:30pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Over-50s in Bracken Bank are being invited to a free tea party at the estate’s Sue Belcher Community Centre.

Pupils on stage at St George’s Hall for prom night

Keighley News: Pupils from Oakworth Primary School taking part in the Bradford School’s prom at St George’s Hall, Bradford

12:30pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Children from Oakworth, Harden, East Morton and Cullingworth performed last week at St George’s Hall in Bradford.

Keighley district advice website will provide community lifeline

11:50am Saturday 19th April 2014

A website with links to free advice about debt, benefits and housing has been launched across the district.

Shaun exceeds funding targets for groups in Keighley

Keighley News: Shaun O’Hare

11:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

A Keighley support worker has helped local community groups secure £120,000 in funding and other resources.

Haworth, Cross Roads and Stanbury council rises to challenges

Keighley News: Councillor John Huxley

10:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

A parish council chairman thanked his colleagues for their determined response to the challenges posed by Bradford Council’s spending cuts.

Firm bids to stop obesity

Keighley News: Firm bids to stop obesity

6:35pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A Keighley social-enterprise company is at the centre of a national effort to tackle inactivity and obesity among school hildren.

Booster for pothole pot in Keighley area

Keighley News: Coun Glen Miller said he welcomed the extra cash to repair potholes in the the district

8:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

An extra £250,000 will be spent on pothole repairs across the district this year as it emerged that money saved on gritting due to the mild winter will now go towards bringing damaged roads up to scratch.

UKIP candidate wins town council by-election

Keighley News: UKIP candidate wins town council by-election

2:10pm Friday 18th April 2014

A UK Independence Party candidate has won a by-election seat on Keighley Town Council.

Woman sentenced after Keighley beer glass incident

Keighley News: Bradford Crown Court

2:03pm Friday 18th April 2014

A 24-year-old woman who recklessly threw a pint glass hitting her friend in the face has been sentenced to nine months imprisonment suspended for 12 months.

Fall had role in death of Keighley-born jockey

Keighley News: Sharron Murgatroyd

11:59am Friday 18th 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.

High marks for Airedale Hospital

Keighley News: Rob Dearden is delighted with A&E survey results at Airedale Hospital

4:40pm Friday 18th April 2014

Most patients referred to Airedale Hospital feel they are treated with dignity and respect, a new survey has shown.

Distress over Airedale Hospital ward closure

Keighley News: Councillor  Doreen Lee

7:10am Friday 18th April 2014

A health boss has come under fire for plans to axe a ward for dementia patients at Airedale Hospital and shift it 14 miles to Bradford.

Mascot race for Manorlands is a huge success

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

6:30am Friday 18th April 2014

More than 70 cuddly characters from across the UK took part in the Manorlands Mascot Gold Cup.

TV licence rebate for sight impaired in Keighley

4:50pm Friday 18th April 2014

Keighley people with severe sight problems are being urged to ensure they claim their cut-price TV licence.

Voluntary sector chief in Keighley is to retire

Keighley News: Caroline Schwaller is to retire from voluntary group

4:40pm Friday 18th April 2014

A leading voluntary sector boss in Keighley is retiring next month after 16 years in the town.

Keighley area doctors put on spot

Keighley News: Members of the Healthwatch Bradford and District board, from left, John Samuel, Mashud Haque, Julie Bruce, Trevor Ramsay, Javed Khan and Pam James

4:40pm Friday 18th April 2014

A group which helps Keighley people and others across the district have their say on health and social care has celebrated its first birthday.

Woodland wonders

4:30pm Friday 18th April 2014

Five duvets and two dilapidated tents are among items removed from Park Wood this year.

Oxenhope councillors object to farm’s feed shed

4:20pm Friday 18th April 2014

A retrospective application for an agricultural building at an Oxenhope farm has been recommended for refusal.

Town meeting is delayed yet again

12:05pm Friday 18th April 2014

Keighley’s annual town meeting has been rescheduled again.

Couple drum up support for Bingley girl Grace

12:04pm Friday 18th April 2014

A couple are drumming up support for a girl with a rare condition.

Parakeet premiere is popup highlight in Keighley

Keighley News: Pop-up Cinema organiser Marcus Gregg

12:02pm Friday 18th April 2014

The UK premiere of short film Parakeets was the highlight of a pop-up cinema in Keighley.

Workers are remembered in Keighley

Keighley News: Steven Allen died on a building site in 2007

12:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

Keighley people will gather later this month to remember those who have lost their lives in the workplace.

Flooding fears put plans for homes on hold in Utley, Keighley

Keighley News: webpix plans planning file building permission

11:20am Friday 18th April 2014

Drainage fears prompted councillors to defer an application to build four new houses in Utley, Keighley.

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.

Old Keighley buildings out ...new housing in

Keighley News: Councillor Keith Dredge at the site next to Utley Cemetery, where approval has been given for new houses to be built

8:20am Friday 18th April 2014

Plans to demolish derelict buildings on disused council-owned land in Keighley and replace them with houses have been approved.

Help is online for Airedale’s parents

8:20am Friday 18th April 2014

A Facebook page has been launched dedicated to new parents across Airedale.

Parking restrictions near Keighley Hospital

7:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Further action is planned to tackle parking problems caused by visitors and staff from Airedale Hospital.

Keighley's Mo takes Scafell Pike in his stride

Keighley News: Faye Jessop, deputy manager of the Keighley Sainsbury's store, presenting a Keighley Cougars shirt to raffle winners Bradley and Oliver Foulds

6:10am Friday 18th April 2014

A Keighley supermarket worker has climbed England’s highest peak to raise money for Sport Relief.

Chicken sheds destroyed in Silsden allotment blaze

Keighley News: Fire crews were called to a tarmac machine which was on fire on Tuesday evening.

6:37pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A blaze destroyed several chicken sheds on a Silsden allotment.

Keighley man ordered to pay back nearly £120,000 of drugs cash

Keighley News: Bradford Crown Court

6:09pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A self-styled travelling showman who insisted he led a modest and honest lifestyle has been ordered by a judge to pay back almost £120,000 of criminal drugs cash.

Building of new plant to create 300 jobs in Keighley

7:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Up to 300 construction jobs will be created in Keighley this year when work starts on the town’s massive £120 million clean-energy complex.

Capital effort as Keighley runners raise thousands for charity

Keighley News: Keighley News Editor Richard Parker

9:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

People from across the Keighley district have together raised thousands of pounds for different charities after taking part in the London Marathon.

Keighley News on the shortlist for a top award

Keighley News: Richard Parker

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

The Keighley News has been shortlisted for a coveted award.

‘The two beautiful girls I have lost’, Keighley businessman tells Hillsborough inquest

Keighley News: Keighley businessman Trevor Hicks

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

The parents of two teenage sisters who died in the Hillsborough disaster have paid tribute to them as “bright, beautiful and innocent” young women.

Date set for Keighley post office switch

Keighley News: Keighley post office

7:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Keighley’s main post office will relocate in the town’s WH Smith store next week.

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.

Steeton stairlift firm’s rise... and rise

Keighley News: The Acorn Stairlifts factory at Steeton which has been acclaimed for its profits rise

4:07pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A Steeton company has been ranked in Britain’s top three for fastest-growing profits.

Keighley's Brown Cow pub of the season again

Keighley News: Tony Davies,  centre, of CAMRA, with Carol Taylor-Smith and Barry Smith at the Brown Cow

4:03pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Keighley’s Brown Cow has again been named Pub of the Season by beer enthusiasts.

Honeymooners’ life-saving sea rescue in Maldives helps Cross Roads cat charity

Keighley News: Newlyweds James and Samantha Leather gave £110 to Yorkshire Cat Rescue

2:19pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A courageous Indian Ocean rescue resulted in an unexpected windfall for a Cross Roads-based charity.

Haworth councillor's security fears at print error

Keighley News: Worth Valley councillor Rebecca Poulsen outside the threatened Haworth toilets

2:16pm Thursday 17th April 2014

People’s private information could get into the wrong hands because of an IT problem at Bradford Council, the authority’s Conservative group has warned.

Changes aim to cut road deaths in Keighley

2:12pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Changes to busy North Street in Keighley are among a £120,000 package of road safety work across the constituency.

Keighley children’s trip is axed

Keighley News: Group 58 on last year’s pilgrimage to Lourdes

2:01pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A Keighley group which has taken disabled youngsters to Lourdes annually for over four decades has been forced to scrap this year’s trip.

Health Minister praise services in Keighley and Steeton

Keighley News: Public health minister Jane Ellison

9:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

‘Prevention is better than cure’ formed the theme of a government minister visit to Keighley and Steeton on Monday.

Trophy whets appetite for Tour in Keighley area

Keighley News: Cyclists Stuart Rider, John Robinson and Luke Mallinder, with children Isobel and Lydia Smalley, admiring the Grand Depart Trophy at Haworth Tourist Information Centre

9:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

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






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