• Gym to trial early opening over summer

    Early opening is to be trialled this summer at the Keighley Leisure Centre Clubactive gym. From Monday, July 2, the gym will open at 7am for Clubactive members and 7.30am for swimmers on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. The trial runs until

  • Hospice supporters saddle up for trek

    Riders were on the right tack when they decided to raise money for Manorlands. Together they raised about £5,000 during the hospice’s first horse trek through the Yorkshire Dales, entitled Mount Up For Manorlands. More than 130 riders and horses congregated

  • Ben has been making sweet Seoul music

    A former Silsden man who moved to South Korea has established himself on the country’s music scene. Ben Akers, a 29-year old singer and guitarist, performs solo and with a band, and regularly appears on radio. He runs an ‘open mic’ session in the capital

  • Petition call for Flappit to reopen

    Campaigners have launched a petition to reopen a site used for off-road motorbikes after it was closed following a spate of accidents. Amanda Bower, of Denholme, instigated the petition to present to Bradford Council calling for the Flappit

  • Councillors to boycott meetings

    A row over an election hopeful being ejected from Silsden Town Council in April is continuing. District councillors Andrew Mallinson and Michael Kelly have decided to boycott meetings of Silsden Town Council over the issue. The pair, who represent Craven

  • Project manager is stepping down

    The boss of Keighley Furniture Project is retiring after more than three decades with the town’s voluntary sector. Ann Sheriff has been involved with the heavily-used Furniture Project – first as a volunteer, then a paid worker – since it began in 1979

  • Out-of-hours GP centres are to remain

    The location of the district’s urgent GP out-of-hours centres – including the one at Airedale Hospital – will remain unchanged after local people contributed their views in a consultation. More than 300 people wrote to NHS Airedale, Bradford and Leeds