• Passengers stranded on train

    A packed train was stranded for about an hour and a half in the middle of nowhere. The peak-time service on the Airedale line was brought to a halt because of a broken-down train ahead of it. At one stage passengers were plunged into complete darkness

  • Anger as council pulls out of trials bike project

    Bradford Council has pulled its support for a village trials bike park - because of a staff shortage. Steeton with Eastburn parish councillors reacted with fury to the decision and intend to send a letter of complaint to the chief executive. The planned

  • Vicar moves service to the pub!

    A church service held in a pub follows the example of Jesus, claims a local vicar. Rev Derek Walmsley, of St Mark's Church, Utley, says Jesus liked a drink as much as the next man and there is nothing wrong with holding a service in a public house.

  • Victorian pathways restored to glory

    The woodland in Oakworth Park has been made accessible to all thanks to the restoration of nearly a kilometre of Victorian-era pathways. The work was funded by a £32,644 grant from Yorventure, which distributes cash from land-fill tax credits. Bradford

  • Family history in the spotlight

    Keighley Local Studies Library is running a two-week "Family History for Beginners" course. Sessions are on the next two Thursdays, starting at 2.30pm and lasting about two hours. The free course will cover sources such as the census, parish records