Faster web speed plan for Worth Valley

12:00pm Friday 30th May 2014

Campaigners working to secure faster internet speeds for rural Worth Valley are studying a possible technical solution.

Ideas sought for major Haworth Tour de France artwork

Keighley News: Tour de France sculpture created at opening stage finishing line

10:00am Monday 7th April 2014

A giant piece of montage artwork is planned to help welcome Tour de France cyclists to Haworth this July.

Flames erupt from Oakworth manhole

8:59am Wednesday 16th October 2013

Firefighters were called to reports of flames coming from beneath a manhole cover in Oakworth this morning.

Permission is granted for thriving Cullingworth pub’s expansion

Keighley News: Chris Thompson and Joanne Storton toast the success of their George Pub in Cullingworth

6:00pm Friday 11th October 2013

A village pub that has gone from strength to strength since reopening has been given permission to expand.

Oxenhope straw race fundraising tops the £10,000 mark

Keighley News: Oxenhope Straw Race

8:00pm Thursday 10th October 2013

Organisers of this year’s hugely successful Oxenhope Straw Race are celebrating reaching a major fundraising milestone.

Haworth Park Friends group’s funding

5:00pm Thursday 10th October 2013

A friends group that helps look after Haworth Park has received a £250 grant.

Two Keighley people arrested after Oakworth break-in

2:00pm Thursday 10th October 2013

A man and a woman from Keighley have been arrested after an Oakworth chemist was broken into on Saturday morning.

Get free health check in Denholme

1:10pm Thursday 10th October 2013

Denholme residents have been invited to a free health check tomorrow.

Anger as Haworth voted one of ‘cra**est towns’ in the country

Keighley News: Councillor Rebecca Poulsen stands in Outside Lane, Oxenhope, which is due to be resurfaced at a cost of £45,000 despite serving just a handful of homes

3:40pm Wednesday 9th October 2013

Most people wouldn’t automatically associate a popular, picturesque tourist village with a list of what are supposedly the ‘worst’ towns in Britain.

Haworth and Cross Roads cash pot available for Le Tour projects

Keighley News: Councillor Peter Hill, who is concerned about parking problems in Haworth Main Street after yellow lines were not reinstated

5:20pm Wednesday 9th October 2013

A parish council is making £4,800 available for people interested in starting Tour de France-related projects that will benefit the community.

Afternoon tea parties for the lonely in the Worth Valley

2:00pm Saturday 16th March 2013

A new scheme has been launched in the Worth Valley to help tackle loneliness among older people.

Jan Smithies key speaker at health conference

10:50am Friday 15th March 2013

Keighley councillor Jan Smithies was among key speakers due to address a health conference on Wednesday.

Church packed for Ellie's funeral in Riddlesden

Keighley News: Ellie Walker

9:00am Saturday 9th February 2013

A village church was packed on Monday for the funeral of tragic three-year-old Ellie Walker.

Worth Valley is safe, say police

4:38pm Thursday 7th February 2013

Worth Valley remains one of the safest places in West Yorkshire, according to a neighbourhood policing team (NPT) sergeant.

Free Sunday parking plan for Haworth

7:00am Friday 18th January 2013

Haworth is one of just two locations across Bradford district where motorists are charged to use council-run car parks on Sundays, it has been revealed.

Colin Powell takes on Trans-Pennine Challenge charity trek for soldiers

Keighley News: Keighley man Colin Powell, who is taking part in a charity run

12:00pm Saturday 12th January 2013

A Keighley man plans to complete a gruelling overnight trek to help injured British soldiers and their families in a cause close to his heart.

Full steam ahead for train’s restoration

Keighley News: Locomotive fitter, Andrew Tarran, with the 957 steam train, known as The Green Dragon in The Railway Children

12:00pm Friday 11th January 2013

A Victorian steam locomotive that had a starring role in the 1970 film The Railway Children is to make its final outing before renovation.

Keighley & Worth Valley Railway increases summer profits

3:00pm Thursday 10th January 2013

Keighley’s heritage railway increased its profits during the summer months despite losing passengers.

Haworth homes plan comes under attack by Bronte guardians

9:00am Wednesday 3rd October 2012

One of the world’s most famous literary societies has warned that plans for up to 320 homes on Green Belt land in Bronte country could undermine the area’s heritage tourism.

Haworth artist Jane Sedgwick gives a hearty welcome

Keighley News: Jane Sedgwick with her art

2:40pm Saturday 30th June 2012

Haworth artist Jane Sedgwick will give a hearty welcome to drivers as they pass her house on Haworth Brow.

Women praises 'fantastic' nurses who cared for father

10:20am Monday 9th January 2012

A Haworth woman has spoken of the help given by nurses as her dying father spent his last days at home over Christmas.

Happy couple are top losers

Keighley News: Ken Latta before and his wife Sue enrolled in Slimming World classes

10:10am Sunday 8th January 2012

A Haworth couple are celebrating losing more than nine stones between them.

Donations arrive from across the glove

11:10am Saturday 7th January 2012

Benefactors from across the world have pledged their support to Haworth Parish Church’s £1.25 million restoration appeal.

Charity motoring event is a success!

11:10am Friday 6th January 2012

People driving a varied collection of commercial, agricultural and military vehicles have got together to raise £2,000 for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

Awful weather, but dog event's still a fundraiser

Keighley News: Will Bell with Taff, winner of the nursery class at the New Year’s Day sheepdog trials, and Brenda Helliwell with Craig, winner of the novice class

2:00pm Thursday 5th January 2012

Heavy rain failed to stop this year’s sheepdog trials in Oakworth raising thousands more pounds for charity.

Fifty years since last BR train marked

Keighley News: Long-standing Keighley & Worth Valley Railway member Bill Black in the cab of the Class 108 diesel multiple unit, similar to the ones used on the final day of British Railways service on the line in 1961

1:56pm Thursday 5th January 2012

A special re-enactment was held to mark the 50th anniversary of the final British Railways passenger service on the Worth Valley line.

Keighley Cougars help criminals get back on straight and narrow

10:40am Thursday 5th January 2012

Keighley Cougars are using sport to help young criminals get back on the straight and narrow.

Family's 'little bundle of joy'

Keighley News: Elisa Adams with her daughter, Sarah Jenkins, born on Christmas Day, are joined by Elisa’s mother, Maria Adams

9:45am Thursday 5th January 2012

Haworth couple Tony and Wendy Jenkins have more reason than most grandparents to be emotional about a new addition to the family.

Stanbury Park flower baskets attract criticism

Keighley News: The controversial flower basket poles at Stanbury

11:50am Tuesday 21st June 2011

Members of the public have criticised the appearance of four hanging basket poles installed by the parish council in Stanbury Park last year.

Haworth, Cross Roads and Stanbury chairman hits out at 40s event criticism

Keighley News: Haworth 1940s Weekend

11:50am Monday 20th June 2011

The chairman of the parish council has hit out at the way some people treated organisers of this year’s Haworth 1940s Weekend.

Oakworth junior footballers raise funds

Keighley News: Oakworth JFC players hand over the cheque to nurses Pip Hill and Kathy Shearer from Airedale Hospital

8:40am Monday 20th June 2011

A junior football club has raised £600 to thank cancer nurses for the care they gave to one of its biggest fans.

Double award for Oakworth Junior football club

Keighley News: Hollie Rowley and Oakworth Juniors have won awards

8:40am Sunday 19th June 2011

A football club and one of its teenage volunteer coaches have won awards for their community work.

Denholme campaigners hit out at wind farm pictures

Keighley News: Anthea Orchard with other residents of Black Edge Lane, off Halifax Road, Thornton, protesting at the plans for a wind farm on Thornton Moor.

12:30pm Saturday 18th June 2011

Campaigners in Denholme have vowed to continue fighting plans for a wind farm after receiving pictures of the proposed development.

Haworth pub hours to be reduced

Keighley News: Councillor  Doreen Lee

8:20am Saturday 18th June 2011

A pub which regularly opened into the early hours is to close just after midnight after complaints from residents.

Coronation Street actor helps charity fun day

Keighley News: Steve Huison with Jayne Pickard

7:20pm Friday 17th June 2011

A fun day outside a pub raised £300 to help fight one of the deadliest types of cancer.

Post Offices set to close in weeks

Keighley News: Haworth Brow sub-postmaster Bob Howe and wife Jacky

2:04pm Thursday 16th June 2011

A community is reeling at news that two of its five post offices will close this summer.

Thirteen-strong group step forward to help Oxenhope cancer hospice Manorlands

Keighley News: Cullingworth Pre School staff in readiness for the Midnight Walk, from left, back, Sally Dickerson, Sue Wood, Donna Robinson, Amanda Connor and Linda Copland, and front, Kelly McKrieth, Nikki Swain and Sandie Millar

5:00pm Sunday 12th June 2011

Cullingworth Pre School staff – with family and friends – have signed-up to take part in this year’s Aire Valley Midnight Walk.

Kitten found in wheelie bin on the mend

Keighley News: Tiny Tony with Craven College work experience volunteer Paul Feather

10:50am Saturday 11th June 2011

A kitten found dumped in a wheelie bin is being nursed back to health by a cat welfare charity.

Noise complaints over Haworth pub hours

Keighley News: Councillor  Doreen Lee

9:40am Saturday 11th June 2011

A Haworth pub could have its licence to operate into the early hours revoked or suspended.

Oxenhope warning over vehicle thieves

3:50pm Friday 18th February 2011

Thieves are targeting Land Rovers to steal valuable parts, a parish council has been told Sergeant Chris Watson, of the Worth Valley Neighbourhood Policing Team, explained to Oxenhope Parish Council that Land Rovers had been targeted recently, with thieves removing valuable vehicle parts instead of stealing the whole Land Rover.

Haworth's Bronte church receives £115,000 Heritage Lottery windfall

Keighley News: The Rev Peter Mayo-Smith with buckets to catch water seeping through the church roof

1:20pm Thursday 17th February 2011

One of the most visited churches in the UK, whose crypt contains the bodies of famous literary sisters Charlotte and Emily Bronte, has been gifted a £115,000 windfall.

Coach parking is a big headache

8:11am Thursday 18th March 2010

A resident of North Street, Haworth, said he and his wife were experiencing “enormous” problems with coaches parking in front of their property.

Search is on for extra allotments

9:20am Thursday 15th October 2009

The parish council will explore a new opportunity to secure land that could be used for additional allotment plots.

Advice is needed on where to install more grit bins

9:10am Thursday 15th October 2009

Councillors were advised to ask residents exactly where they would like new grit bins installed.

Head wants students to get involved

9:00am Thursday 15th October 2009

The new head teacher at Oxenhope Primary School said he was keen to involve the school in community projects.

Leading author launches Bronte arts season

3:20pm Thursday 17th September 2009

Writer Barbara Taylor Bradford is to launch the latest Bronte arts season.

Record year for motorbike show

Keighley News: Manorlands fundraiser Matthew Binns, on the motorbike, receives the cheque from Neil Anderton

11:15am Thursday 17th September 2009

A classic motorbike show was a record-breaking success.

Haworth 'Shoestring' festival hailed a success

10:37am Thursday 17th September 2009

This year’s “shoestring” Haworth Arts and Music Festival has been hailed a success.

Museum displays Wuthering Heights costumes

Keighley News: Museum displays Wuthering Heights costumes

11:40am Saturday 5th September 2009

Costumes from the latest TV adaptation of Wuthering Heights are on display at the Brontë Parsonage Museum, in Haworth.

Get on your bike for Manorlands

11:20am Friday 4th September 2009

Pedal power will once again raise money for Manorlands.






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