• Amy’s home after hospital drama

    A Keighley teenager who is fed through a tube into her heart has returned home after an operation in London. Amy Knowles recently endured two months of hospital treatment following complications with her regular feeding routine. The 17-year-old contracted

  • Demand on A&E services at hospital still being investigated

    Airedale Hospital is continuing to investigate ways of coping with high demand for its accident and emergency service. The latest monthly staff update, issued by Airedale NHS Foundation Trust chief executive Bridget Fletcher, noted the hospital

  • Fire rips through commercial garage in Keighley

    An “intense” blaze has wrecked a commercial garage in central Keighley. Fire fighters were called to the scene in Beck Street shortly after 11.30pm last night. A spokesman for the fire service said the property involved was a brick-built garage measuring

  • New roadworks on A650 set to cause delays

    Drivers have been warned to expect delays during seven weeks of bridge strengthening on the Aire Valley trunk road. Bradford Council will begin essential bridge works on the A650 near Crossflatts on Monday, July 16. The Council said that there would

  • Project is in the semi-finals of Lottery cash competition

    An arts and conservation project working on the moors above Keighley has reached the semi-finals of this year's National Lottery Awards. The Watershed Landscape Project, which works across the entire South Pennines, is one of ten projects in the environment

  • Fundraising family’s delight at cash tally

    A community-spirited family has raised £1,027 for Manorlands hospice. Steve Seymour, the manager of Keighley’s Airedale Shopping Centre, together with his wife, three sons and daughter-in-law make up ‘Team Seymour’ which has collected the cash through

  • Young stars get a crack at ballet

    Meet the young dancers who will play lead roles in a new production of The Nutcracker. Katie Barber and Barnaby Packham will perform in Tchaikovsky's famous ballet this November in Bingley. Katie, ten, from Oxenhope, will share the role of Clara – the

  • Dramatic way to improve the area

    Young people from Keighley will play the leading roles in a movie due to be filmed in Lund Park later this summer. The film, Bottle, will focus on two young people facing the challenges of unemployment and the lure of easy money. It is described as

  • ‘New group will enhance community’

    A new organisation has been launched in Silsden to enhance community life in the town. Silsden Community Arts and Heritage will bring together groups with a shared interest in developing local arts – such as drama, music and crafts – and in promoting