Woodland Trust appeals for cash to buy land near Laycock, Keighley

Keighley News: Councillors Peter Corkindale, left, and Brian Morris in Holme House Woods, Keighley (11583258)

7:27am Friday 24th October 2014

A KEIGHLEY councillor is backing an appeal by the Woodland Trust to expand historic Holme House Woods.

Councillors welcome delays to planning application for 140 homes in Oakworth

Keighley News: Keighley West ward councillors Adrian Farley and Jan Smithies, who have welcomed news controversial plans for 140 homes in Oakworth have been delayed as they oppose the scheme

12:58pm Friday 24th October 2014

COUNCILLORS have welcomed a delay in controversial plans for new housing on an Oakworth greenfield site.

Fields of Vision Tour de France Grand Depart artwork draws to a close in the Worth Valley

Keighley News: David Burlison of Lawnorder removing the Ripples artwork, at Lower Laithe Reservoir in Stanbury

6:42am Friday 24th October 2014

A BRIEF but unmissable artistic era came to an end in the Worth Valley this month when the last of the Fields of Vision artworks were removed.

£67,000 boost for Steeton play area

Keighley News: Chairman of Steeton and Eastburn Parish Council David Mullen with the old equipment

9:08am Friday 24th October 2014

A STEETON play area is to undergo a complete overhaul.

Cowling residents benefit from new Craven supermobile library

Keighley News: County Councilor Patrick Mulligan and PC clerk Andrew Mallinson outside the new Super mobile Library. (11591694)

11:18am Friday 24th October 2014

COWLING is one of three Craven villages to benefit from a new supermobile library that hit the road this month.

Cowling Gala saved after volunteers come forward

Keighley News: The Cowling Gala queen and attendants at last year's event, from left, Holly Toothill, Joshua Guy , Millie Beresford (queen) and Lucy Amos

1:54pm Friday 24th October 2014

A THREATENED village gala has been saved.

Keighley man dives deep with his scuba club for national renown

Keighley News: Pictured is club Chairman Mick Barrowclough with Evie Karakiozakis

2:16pm Friday 24th October 2014

A SCUBA diving club led by a Keighley man has scooped a national award for the first time in its 58-year history.

Madinah Mosque, in Spencer Street, to hold open day in November

Keighley News: Kris Hopkins is the Conservative candidate for Worth Valley in the Bradford Council elections in 2008
 
 (9059722)

1:46pm Friday 24th October 2014

A MOSQUE in Highfield will open its doors to the wider public next month.

Airedale Hospital gardener makes leap for charity

Keighley News: Steve Marshall

1:44pm Friday 24th October 2014

A GARDENER at Airedale Hospital has taken a leap for charity – by jumping out of a plane.

New First World War book recalls the Keighley riots at German-owned butchers shops

Keighley News: A ration display in Keighley in 1917

12:47pm Friday 24th October 2014

KEIGHLEY features heavily in a new book about Yorkshire people’s experiences of life during the First World War.

Music marathon helps raise the roof at Cononley Village Institute

Keighley News: Stephanie Wheelhouse and Hollie Calvert prepare to play at the Cononley Institute Music Marathon

12:38pm Friday 24th October 2014

MUSIC will raise the roof at Cononley Village Institute on Saturday.

Keighley charity marathon runner Syed Ahmed achieves his latest fundraising success in Chicago

Keighley News: Keighley's Syed Ahmed in Chicago

12:36pm Friday 24th October 2014

A KEIGHLEY restaurateur has successfully completed the Chicago Marathon to help people struggling against Alzheimer's Disease.

Keighley's Burgess Field cleaned up by team of volunteers

Keighley News: Volunteers join in the litter pick at Burgess Field, Highfield

11:01am Friday 24th October 2014

VOLUNTEERS answered the call to help clean up one of Keighley's public open spaces.

Soccer sessions keep Keighley children active through the autumn

Keighley News: A football pitch at Marley Sports Centre

10:56am Friday 24th October 2014

KEIGHLEY children can hone their football skills thanks to the return of the Striker 9 soccer courses.

RSPB event to be held in Cliffe Castle's grounds this weekend

Keighley News: Cliffe Castle Park. For Keighley. (9420435)

10:45am Friday 24th October 2014

THE grounds of Cliffe Castle will play host to an RSPB "Falling Leaves" event this Saturday. (Oct 25)

Haworth's second annual steampunk weekend promises entertainment and spectacle

Keighley News: Members of the steampunk weekend organising committee show off their outfits

7:26am Friday 24th October 2014

ORGANISERS of the Haworth Steampunk Weekend are making their final preparations for this year's event which will take place from November 21 to 23.

Laycock Village Hall hosts charity pop up restaurant in aid of Manorlands

7:25am Friday 24th October 2014

TWO women who will participate in a trek in Nepal to raise cash for Manorlands have collected another £700 for the cause.

Big donations to Manorlands from local transport company and Lady Freemasons

Keighley News: Debra and Chris Hagar preparing for their fundraising party

7:25am Friday 24th October 2014

MANORLANDS has this month received large donations from a bulk transport company and a Freemasons Lodge.

Manorlands receives £700 boost from Keighley Gala

Keighley News: Keighley Gala chairman Andrew Jackson, left, presents a cheque to Manorlands fundraiser Andrew Wood

7:24am Friday 24th October 2014

MANORLANDS has received a £700 boost from Keighley Gala.

Steeton-based Acorn Stairlifts one of the top 100 Yorkshire exporters

Keighley News: Dave Belmont receives his award from Andy Wood of Grant Thornton

12:18pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

STEETON-based Acorn Stairlifts has won the Export Award in the Insider Growth 100 Awards, which celebrated the achievements of the 100 fastest-growing companies in Yorkshire.

Lottery plan could see millions of pounds being spent to revitalise Devonshire Park in Keighley

Keighley News: Coun Kaneez Akthar views the damaged play area in Devonshire Park

5:38am Thursday 23rd October 2014

MILLIONS of pounds of lottery cash could be spent revitalising one of Keighley’s oldest parks.

Keighley town centre could receive £1 million boost to trade and jobs

Keighley News: Town centre manager Phil Smith with the BID documents

5:35am Thursday 23rd October 2014

MORE than £1 million could be pumped into vital Keighley town centre projects as part of a massive economy-boosting initiative.

Campaign to save Haworth Fire Station suffers major blow after police and rescue team withdraw from project

Keighley News: Councillor John Huxley, outside Haworth Fire Station

5:36am Thursday 23rd October 2014

AN ONGOING battle to salvage some form of community facility from the planned closure of Haworth Fire Station has been dealt a devastating blow.

Keighley's iconic Dalton Mills added to English Heritage 'at risk' register

Keighley News: Dalton Mills owner Paul Harris at the site

5:49am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A HISTORIC Keighley mill complex has been added to the English Heritage ‘at risk’ register.

Bringing perpetrators of child sexual abuse to justice is “number one priority” for Bradford Council

Keighley News: View from back of man and woman holding hands walking across grass (10171687)

6:59am Thursday 23rd October 2014

BRINGING the perpetrators of child sexual abuse to justice is the “number one priority” for Bradford Council, a meeting of the full authority heard last night.

Bradford Council workers rapped for dumping wreaths in a pile at Haworth War Memorial

Keighley News: Haworth Parish Council member Alan Watts at the village's war memorial, where he said workers threw poppy wreaths over a fence

12:55pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

WREATHS laid at a Worth Valley war memorial were removed and left dumped in a pile behind railings by council workers, according to a parish councillor.

Denholme Business Centre traders threatened with heavy fines if they open for business on Sundays

Keighley News: Denholme business centre

10:42am Thursday 23rd October 2014

TRADERS occupying Denholme Business Centre have been told to halt work on Sundays or face fines of up to £2,500.

Donated stairlift is precious gift to terminally ill woman from Sutton

Keighley News: Sandra Beresford on her stairlift from Acorn Stairlifts and her son, Dan Beresford

12:49pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A STEETON company and an Oxenhope hospice joined forces to help a terminally ill woman from Sutton spend her last weeks at home with her family.

Appeal for residents to join speeding crackdown in Fell Lane, Wheathead Lane and Oakworth Road areas of Keighley

Keighley News: Councillor Adrian Farley stands on Fell Lane, where residents have complained of vehicles speeding (11607472)

1:57pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

RESIDENTS are being urged to join a crackdown on speeding traffic in the Fell Lane area of Keighley.

Councillors apply for community asset status for Haworth's Royal Oak pub to try and block Tesco bid

Keighley News: Councillor Rebecca Poulsen outside the Royal Oak pub in Haworth, earmarked as a Tesco store

11:28am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A PARISH council is bidding to be able to have a say in the future of a Haworth pub which is subject to controversial plans to transform it into a Tesco convenience store.

Riddlesden treasurer hunter unearths gold Tudor ring in Silsden

Keighley News: UNCOVERED: Treasure-hunter Stephen Auker with a ring he unearthed

10:59am Thursday 23rd October 2014

TREASURE hunter Stephen Auker is waiting to hear if a Keighley museum wants to show off his latest find – a gold Tudor ring.

Second consecutive win for Khalid's Desi in Keighley News Restaurant of the Year competition

Keighley News: Keighley News editor Richard Parker, second from right, and advertising team leader Daniel Bailey, right, hand the award to Nabeel Khalid, left and Khalid Shaban

10:53am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A KEIGHLEY restaurant which was only set up in late 2012 has won the Keighley News Restaurant of the Year competition for the second year running.

Reward offered after prize-winning dog goes missing in Denholme

Keighley News: MISSING: A £50 reward has been offered for the safe return of Rafa, a two-year-old Miniature Bull Terrier.

1:20pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

CONCERNED owners of a Crufts prize-winning dog have offered a £500 reward for the safe return of their beloved pet.

Keighley man jailed for false 999 calls

Keighley News: Bradford and Keighley Magistrates' Court

11:17am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A KEIGHLEY man has been jailed for ten weeks after he persistently contacted the police and ambulance services with demands or calls for service which were repeatedly proven to be untrue reports of crime or illness.

Bronte Country to be featured on Channel 4's Walking Through History with Sir Tony Robinson

Keighley News: Sir Tony Robinson, his wife Louise, and their dog Winnie at Ponden Hall earlier this year

8:51am Thursday 23rd October 2014

HAWORTH and Bronte Country will be featured again on national television this weekend.

Education rather than extermination as Derek the Dalek to star at Keighley Campus Leeds City College open evening

Keighley News: Becky Thorpe of the Star Centre encounters Derek the Dalek at Keighley Campus Leeds City College

6:13am Thursday 23rd October 2014

VISITORS to Keighley Campus Leeds City College next month face extermination �— from a full-sized replica of a classic TV show’s intergalactic baddie.

Man attacked Sutton home as revenge against ex-wife, court told

Keighley News: Hereford Magistrates Court

6:10am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A 43-YEAR-OLD man smashed up a porch door at the former family home to take revenge on his ex-wife, Bradford Crown Court heard.

Councillors pass on residents' concerns about planned cemetery near Keighley Tarn

Keighley News: Waterfowl on Keighley Tarn

12:47pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

CONCERNS raised by Keighley people have been passed to the agents for a proposed new cemetery near Keighley Tarn.

Trip down memory lane for former Holy Family Catholic School students in Keighley

Keighley News: People who attended Holy Family Catholic School, when it first opened in 1964, attending a symbolic planting ceremony at the school last Thursday morning

5:06pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

"OLD boys and girls" from 50 years ago have been back at their Keighley school for its golden jubilee celebrations.

Death of kittens prompts Yorkshire Cat Rescue flea warning

Keighley News:

11:31am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A PAIR of flea-ridden kittens handed in to a Cross Roads-based charity died of anaemia, triggering a warning that such pets must receive proper care from their owners

Airedale Hospital shop receives £60,000 facelift

Keighley News: An artist's impression of what the completed shop will look like

1:06pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

AN AIREDALE Hospital shop is being given a £60,000 facelift.

Keighley Sea Cadets host this year's Trafalgar Day parade

Keighley News: Participants in the Trafalgar Day parade in Keighley. Picture by stevedavisonphotography

1:03pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

SEA CADETS from across the North of England marched in Keighley to commemorate a famous naval victory.

Riddlesden pupils give thanks and donate food at harvest festival church service

Keighley News: Riddlesden St Mary's Rowan class pupils with some of their donated food. At the back is Kaeden Young. Front row, from left, Jessica Bennison, Thayba Ali, Sahar Tariq and Danny Ilyas.

12:47pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

KEIGHLEY primary school pupils attending a harvest festival service have donated packages of food to people in need in both Keighley and Bradford.

Eastwood Primary school mums rewarded for their work to enhance their English language skills

Keighley News: Some of the Eastwood Primary School mothers who have received certificates for improving their proficiency in English

12:45pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A GROUP of mums whose children attend Eastwood Primary School have been recognised for their commitment to improving their English language skills.

South Craven pupils stage duck race in challenge to raise cash for charity

Keighley News: South Craven School pupils enjoying the improvised charity duck race

12:45pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

PUPILS at South Craven School held a duck race as part of a fundraising challenge set by their head teacher.

Guests enjoy official opening of Holycroft Primary's learning hub

Keighley News: Holycroft Primary School governors Councillor Kaneez Akthar, left, and former deputy head Liz Docwra, second from left, join pupils, parents and staff at the opening of the community learning hub

12:44pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A COUNCILLOR and a retired deputy head formally launched a new facility built at a Keighley school to boost its community engagement work.

Young pupils at Stanbury School make outstanding progress, say Ofsted inspectors

Keighley News: Foundation stage teacher Cath Bellwood joins Stanbury Primary School pupils in a baking session: from left, Joe Whittaker, four, Sonny Roche, four, Neve Garbutt, five, and Henry Atkins, four (11582343)

12:44pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

CHILDREN in the early years at Stanbury Village School make outstanding progress, say Ofsted inspectors.

The world of make-believe at Oxenhope School's scarecrow festival

Keighley News: Pupils Jacob Wright and Nuala McAleavy, both 10, join in the scarecrow fun at Oxenhope Primary School (11588334)

12:42pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

CHARACTERS from books and nursery rhymes gathered for the day in Oxenhope last week.

Wilsden children meet minotaur hunter Theseus

Keighley News: Alex Fellowes brings the ancient Greek world to pupils at Wilsden Primary School (11267357)

12:41pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

WILSDEN children met a host of people from the past during a special week at the village school.

Pupils from Oakbank School in Keighley head to Scotland

Keighley News: The Oakbank outdoor centre at Kirkcudbright

12:41pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

STUDENTS from a Keighley school are heading to Scotland.






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