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  • Storm-hit centre will be closed for four weeks

    Keighley Social Centre for the Blind will remain closed for at least four weeks following storm damage. There is no safe access to the Scott Street building due to scaffolding around the entrance. Voluntary groups which regularly use the building cannot

  • Youth held after club secretary attack

    Police in Keighley are cracking down on boozed-up youths. Patrols are being stepped up to tackle under-aged drinkers. Plain-clothed officers will join uniformed colleagues in the blitz, part of the region-wide "Operation Maximum Impact". The campaign

  • Town’s traffic problems are ‘not a priority’

    Proposals to ease congestion on Keighley roads remain on Bradford Council's "shopping list". The executive members of Bradford Council met on Tuesday night to discuss measures to ease the Aire Valley's traffic-clogged roads but no decision was taken

  • Keighley smash-and-grab raid foiled

    Two members of the public intervened to prevent a smash-and-grab raid at a Keighley jewellers. Mother-of-three Lesley Stead-man ran out of her office to try to stop a man throwing a concrete block at the window of Herbert and Brown jewellers in Low Street

  • Bands donate goodies for benefit night

    Local musicians organising a benefit concert in honour of Kevin O'Brien has also donated prizes for a raffle. The gig next Friday (February 15) will pay tribute to Keighley man Mr O'Brien who was killed in an alleged street robbery. The concert at the

  • BOOK: Vigil of Spies -- Candace Robb

    In 14th century York the city's ageing archbishop, one of the most powerful men in the country, is dying. While important families vie to appoint his successor, the king's wife seeks his advice on who she can trust in the North. Soon the city is full

  • Artists must interact this week!

    Local artists have just this week to interact with the town's contemporary art gallery. They have until this Friday to submit work for Keighley Arts Factory's annual open exhibition. The title of this year's exhibition, running from February 29 to March