• College is inadequate - Ofsted

    Park Lane College Keighley has been branded inadequate in most areas by government inspectors. OFSTED inspectors blasted its leadership and management, achievement and standards, and quality and effectiveness of provision. The "inadequate" rating

  • Alan honoured for anti-bullying work

    A teacher at Glusburn Primary School is sitting pretty after being nominated teacher of the year in a national contest. Alan Steel, of Baildon, is one of only 20 teachers in the UK who has been honoured with a "bench to build bridges", after pupils took

  • Cohesion boss sees women’s centre

    A top Government official responsible for community cohesion has visited the Keighley Women and Children's Centre. Susan Scholefield, director general for cohesion and resilience for the Department for Communities and Local Government, visited the centre

  • TV firm to make drama out of novels

    Keighley crime writer Sophie Hannah has signed a lucrative deal to bring her novels to the small screen - before one of them is even written. Sophie, who lives in Utley, last month saw her third novel, The Point of Rescue, published by Hodder and Stoughton

  • ALBUMS: Hot Chip, Joe Brown, Blood Red Shoes

    Amateur band, Hot Chip, are amateur no more! On the new album Made in the Dark their distinctive electronic indie sound has grown up from the disappointing beats of their last album and become funky and fun. Although they're not the best lyricists,

  • Artists do the ton

    Keighley Arts Factory attracted a record 100 people to its latest exhibition preview. Art lovers flocked to the Park Lane College Keighley Gallery on the Thursday evening to see Interaction. The galleries that were kept busy meeting and greeting, serving

  • Big turnout at women’s day event

    International Women's Day celebrations in Keighley attracted around 200 people on Saturday Organisers of the fun day at Highfield Community Centre were delighted with the turnout. Fazeela Hanif, the centre's development manager, was pleased to attract

  • Patrick inspires Brontë ceilidh

    A ceilidh is being held at Haworth next weekend to mark Patrick Brontë's birth date - and St Patrick's Day. The March 15 event is being staged by the Friends of the Brontë Parsonage Museum, in the School Room, Church Street (7.30-11pm), will feature

  • Midbeats head north to Variety Club

    Leicester band the Midbeats come north to play support at the Angel Chain Diaries' comeback gig on March 21. The Midbeats play poppy indie rock and aim to "sing to the clapping faces" of Keighley at the New Variety Club. The band began three years ago

  • 40 artists show works at town’s open exhibition

    people are being invited to interact with the latest exhibition at Keighley Arts Factory. Interaction has brought 85 works by 40 Yorkshire artists to the town centre gallery. The contemporary art gallery, part of Park Lane College Keighley, hosts an

  • 'It’s time to talk up Keighley'

    Keighley has a buoyant economy and a vibrant future. That was the resounding message from a regeneration conference held in the town. And delegates at the event, in Dalton Mills, agreed it was time to "talk up" Keighley. Many residents wrongly saw

  • Do you take my daughter to be your lawful wedded wife?

    A wedding in Haworth was a real family affair for village rector the Rev Jenny Savage. She led the service at the parish church when daughter Judith married Daniel Norcross. And Mrs Savage wasn't the only family member officially involved in the ceremony