• Man pinned against wall in garage

    A vehicle recovery worker was airlifted to hospital in a “serious” condition after being pinned against a wall in an accident at a Keighley garage. The 31-year-old man had been about to set off to recover a broken down vehicle when his recovery truck

  • Rail cup is chance for Cougars to get back on track

    Jason Demetriou has billed tonight’s Northern Rail Cup quarter-final home clash with Featherstone as ‘do or die’ as Cougars bid to bounce back from Sunday’s home defeat to Halifax. The Keighley player-coach could not hide his frustration after Karl Harrison

  • Cowen targets Rio after missing out on London

    Jenny Cowen said missing out on the London Olympics would only give her more determination to make it next time round. The 21-year-old diver from Cross Roads, near Keighley, was an outside bet for inclusion in the summer showpiece but was among the early

  • Cleverley's Olympic call up delays celebrations

    Centenary celebrations at Oxenhope Recreation FC have been brought forward after its guest of honour, Manchester United and England footballer Tom Cleverley, was called up for Olympic training. The Bradford-raised star had been due to kick off the Worth

  • Whirlwind puts on a storming display

    They say it’s an ill wind that blows no good – but the ‘Whirlwind’ that blew into Bingley on Saturday night did nothing but good. Six-time World Snooker Championship runner-up Jimmy White played Keigh-ley pool ace Chris Melling in a five-frame

  • Rowell on rampage in Haworth win

    Division One A superb unbeaten century from Jamie Rowell helped Haworth keep up the pressure on leaders Haworth Road. The second-placed Bronte side were in sparkling form at Thornton as they stormed to a ten-wicket success. The hosts had posted a

  • Weakened Keighley crash to defeat at Old Lane

    A batting collapse saw Keighley slip to a 53-run defeat at Bowling Old Lane in Division Two. The Lawkholme Laners lost their last six wickets for just 12 runs, finishing well short of the hosts’ 162. The match was still in the balance at 97-4 but,

  • Craddock has recipe for Steeton success

    A 33-run win at Beckwithshaw saw Steeton remain two points clear at the top of Division One. The recent wet weather meant it was never going to be a run-fest as the Summerhill Laners scored 167 all out from 50 overs. Skipper Neil Spragg scored 28, while

  • Town told it can run toilets, but not market

    Keighley Town Council has had its bid to run Keighley market rejected, but was told it could run the toilets there instead. Bradford Council’s chief executive Tony Reeves made the suggestion in a letter responding to the town council’s request to take

  • Family’s charity tribute to Rosie

    The family of a Keighley woman who died suddenly while on holiday is setting up a charity in her name. Rosie Tarpy, 22, died in her sleep on September 29 last year while in the Canary Islands. Her death was caused by a blood clot on her lung. Miss

  • Cryer backs forced marriage law

    Former Keighley MP Ann Cryer, who campaigned to outlaw forced marriages, has welcomed new laws which will see parents who force their children to marry face jail. Mrs Cryer, who during her 13 years as Keighley’s Labour MP helped countless people battling

  • Gran’s fundraiser thanks to hospital

    The grandmother of a Keighley boy who received open heart surgery is supporting the charity which helped her family while he was treated. Sinade Galindo is organising a night of entertainment in aid of the Children’s Heart Surgery Fund, at the Leeds

  • German visitors shocked at event

    A delegation of German visitors was left shocked after being confronted by revellers dressed in Nazi SS officer uniforms at a wartime festival. Members of the 30-strong party from Bradford’s twin town, Hamm, reacted in horror after people donned swastikas

  • Man, 31, concealed drugs from police in his underwear

    A man tried to hide hundreds of pounds of Class A drugs in his underwear, Skipton magistrates were told. Acting on information, the officers approached Keighley man Robert Steele as he got out of a taxi in Greatwood Avenue, Skipton, on September 27.

  • Art gallery to sign off with music and comedy acts

    A temporary art centre at Keighley’s Airedale Shopping Centre will celebrate its final day this Saturday. The Artistic Off-Licence, in the unit previously occupied by Specsavers, has been running for six weeks. A spokesman for the project, Stephen

  • Riverside clean-up takes lot of bottle

    Mountains of broken ceramics and bottles dating from Victorian times have been recovered from the banks of the River Aire in Keighley. The items were collected during a clean-up headed by staff from historic East Riddlesden Hall, whose grounds border

  • Table tennis players are on the ball at 24-hour marathon

    A table tennis club staged a 24-hour sponsored playing marathon to boost funds. People aged from 17 to 64 took part in the event, which began at Haworth Hawks Table Tennis Club, based at Keighley Business Centre, at noon on Saturday. More than £700

  • Teenage litter louts to fifth columnists - your views

    Enjoy the countryside but tidy up afterwards I count myself as very fortunate that I live in a beautiful part of the Bradford district. Indeed, virtually on my doorstep between Tim Lane and Lord Lane there is an area known locally as

  • Chic ride on the Magic Loungeabout

    More acts have been confirmed for this summer's Magic Loungeabout music festival in the grounds of Broughton Hall near Skipton. Headliners include disco icons Chic featuring Nile Rodgers, rock band The Charlatans, and Kevin Saunderson featuring Inner

  • Opera North stays on The Ring

    The second part of Opera North's four-year Ring Cycle, Wagner's Die Walküre, is performed at Leeds Town Hall in June. The presentation follows last year's Das Rheingold, and has a cast including Alwyn Mellor as Sieglinde and Annalena Persson as Brünnhilde

  • Mystery in the Minster -- Susanna Gregory

    Matthew Bartholomew has long found 13th century Cambridge a hotbed of intrigue, secrets, betrayals, plots and murders. A trip to York with fellow scholars promises the physician a respite -- until he discovers that this city is no different to the other

  • Chief executive’s letter raises some very serious issues

    Once the smirks have gone from the faces of dissenters and toilet humour dies down, there needs to be deeper consideration of the contents of a letter from Bradford Council’s chief executive Tony Reeves to Keighley Town Council. Keighley Town Council

  • Founder’s speech rings true today

    MAJOR KENNETH GARDNER Keighley Salvation Army writes If I were to ask the question what is the Salvation Army, I would probably get many different answers ranging from... brass bands at Christmas, tambourines, feeding the homeless, and so on, which

  • MUSIC from Thursday June 14

    Oxenhope Social Club: rock 'n' roll band Mick Sagar and the Crestors (June 23) Exchange Art Centre, Russell Street, Keighley: Comedy Checkout improv show (tonight); punk band Brand New Analogues (tomorrow); Northern Soul club night (Saturday);

  • WHAT'S ON from Thursday June 14

    St Luke's Church, East Morton: Steeton Male Voice Choir (June 23). Phone 01274 598221. Keighley Playhouse: comedy Brassed Off (until Saturday6, 7.30pm). Phone 08451 267859. St Andrew's Hall, Cowling: Pinnacle Productions in comedy Ladies Day (tomorrow