• One person taken to hospital after Keighley bedroom fire

    FIREFIGHTERS tackled a bedroom blaze in Keighley this afternoon. Crews were called out to the semi-detached house, in Shann Crescent, at about 3.10pm. One occupant was taken to Airedale Hospital as a precautionary measure after inhaling some

  • £9m allocated for bridge over Aire Valley trunk road

    A LONG-awaited scheme to build a footbridge over the A629 – that has seen little movement for years and almost doubled in cost – will finally move ahead after a £9m cash boost. Earlier this year the future of the plan, aimed at linking Steeton

  • Focus on Tough Topics at South Craven library

    SOUTH Craven Community Library at Cross Hills is taking part in an initiative designed to help young children open up about life-changing events. The Main Street premises and other libraries across North Yorkshire are making available packs of

  • Haworth woman to serve up latest coffee day for Manorlands

    A HAWORTH woman is hosting her latest annual coffee day in aid of Manorlands. Kath Neal is staging the event at her Sowden's Cottage, Dimples Lane, home on Thursday August 18 – between 10.30am-4.30pm and 6.30pm-9pm. Everyone is welcome.

  • Recognition for district's health and care workers

    HEALTH and care workers in the district have been recognised for their work. More than 60 nominations from across the Bradford District and Craven Health and Care Partnership were spotlighted. Tribute was paid to individuals, teams and projects

  • Moving event for families affected by loss of a baby

    A POIGNANT event has been held at Airedale Hospital for families affected by the loss of a baby. A service included readings from three mums and by the hospital's lead chaplain, Liz Maitland. Cullingworth Community Choir sang. Babies' names

  • Take the plunge for Cross Roads cat charity

    DAREDEVILS are being urged to take the plunge to raise money for a Cross Roads-based charity. An abseil down the 164ft tower of Wakefield Cathedral is being staged in support of Yorkshire Cat Rescue. Entry to the event ­– on September 24 –

  • Deaf and hard of hearing asked for views on care standards

    PEOPLE living in the Keighley district who are deaf or hard of hearing are being asked to share their views on standards of care. The Care Quality Commission is collating people's experiences of GP surgeries, dentists, hospitals and care homes.