• Haworth councillor delves into lives of ex-rugby players

    A Haworth councillor and former journalist has written a book about what former rugby league players are doing now that their playing career has ended. John Huxley (left), who also worked as a press officer for the RFL from 1999 to 2006, has published

  • Trials win for young Gabbie at Dob Park

    A pair of Silsden sisters produced some good results at the Yeadon-Guiseley Motor Club's charity trial at Dob Park, Otley, on Friday. Ninety riders converged on the Washburn Valley event where all proceeds will be donated to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance

  • WEA courses on offer

    A series of courses is planned for the New Year by the Keighley branch of the Workers' Educational Association. "Family History - the Parish Chest" will look at additional material that can be gleaned for your family tree when using parish registers.

  • Help survivors of abuse

    Volunteers are needed to help set up a group for women who have suffered from domestic violence. The volunteers will spend two days each week running the project for the next six months. The project aims to build the confidence of women who have survived

  • Motorist is bailed

    A Steeton man, charged with dangerous driving, had his case adjourned by Skipton Magistrates last Friday. Phillip Kevin Harrison, 29, of Station Road, is accused of committing the offence in Sutton on September 22. The hearing was adjourned until next

  • Planned parking ban is opposed

    A man fears for the safety of his car if a planned parking ban in Wesley Place, Keighley, is implemented. The company car is currently protected by a CCTV camera. But the vehicle may have to be moved due to proposed restrictions around the Haincliffe

  • FOLK: Lime Scurvy on the attack

    Red hot sea songs and shanties will be performed in Keighley next week by three great attacking voices. Malcolm Devereux, Ian Hill and Jim Lawton sing for fun and urge their audiences to join in. Their group, Lime Scurvy, has grown out of many years

  • Off The Wall are off on tour

    Pink Floyd tribute band Off The Wall next month head off on an extensive national tour. The popular band, which has members from Keighley, will play more than 40 concerts. Promised are stunning visuals and spectacular lighting that recreate the spirit

  • Teenager stabbed

    A teenager was taken to Airedale Hospital on New Year's Eve suffering from stab wounds. The 17-year-old had around half a dozen stab injuries to his side and back. He sustained the wounds sometime between leaving an address in Simpson Street, Keighley

  • ALBUMS: John Barrowman, Orson, Example, Palladium

    John Barrowman -- Another Side. The actor from Doctor Who spin-off Torchwood and judge from BBC talent shows returns to his first love, singing. Surprisingly these songs aren't from musicals, in the main they're well-known standards, many from the

  • BOOKS: Alan Johnston, Terry Pratchett, John Connor

    BBC journalist Alan Johnston was kidnapped by al-Qaeda sympathisers in Gaza in March of this year, and held captive for nearly four months. Kidnapped and Other Dispatches, a short collection of his news reports, recounts this experience, what it was

  • Haunting comedy at Keighley Playhouse

    Spooks, sportsmen and working men and women can be seen in the four remaining plays of the Keighley Playhouse season. The theatre group opens the year with popular modern comedy Outside Edge set amongst a village cricket team. There's fun and games

  • Skip blaze spreads into building

    Firefighters fought a blaze at Floors-2-Go in Worth Way, Keighley, this morning. The fire had been started in a skip and spread into the building. Firefighters - two wearing breathing apparatus - forced entry to the smoke-filled premises to tackle the

  • Rock on at Cliffe Castle

    There's a rocky start to family activities at Cliffe Castle Museum this year. Artist and geologist Jane Foale will lead a session based on her current exhibition Molecules, Minerals, Matter. Jane has worked with the museum's rocks and minerals collections