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Otley flood defence scheme - landowners object

- Thu, 21 Nov 2019 07:00:00 +0000

LANDOWNERS are formally objecting to a proposed £3.3 million flood defence scheme for Otley.

Changes to Ilkley's parking scheme described as 'too little, too late'

- Wed, 20 Nov 2019 09:00:08 +0000

A CHANGE to Ilkley's controversial new parking scheme has been announced.

Bus timetable changes ‘will cause hardship’

- Wed, 20 Nov 2019 16:28:07 +0000

CHANGES to bus services this December will cause ‘further hardship’ to passengers in Otley and Yeadon.

Young chefs compete in Rotary cooking competition

- Wed, 20 Nov 2019 15:54:09 +0000

ASPIRING young chefs from across Craven, Otley and Ilkley took part in the local heat of the Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland Young Chef of the Year competition.

New Head Teacher appointed at Ilkley school

- Wed, 20 Nov 2019 09:06:00 +0000

THE start of the new academic year in September saw the start of a new Headship at Moorfield School in Ilkley - and now Mrs Tina Herbert, initially Acting Head, has officially stepped up from Deputy to take over as the new Head Teacher.

Ilkley Calendar 2020 to fund Christmas trees

- Wed, 20 Nov 2019 11:40:04 +0000

A CALENDAR featuring local scenery and architecture has gone on sale to generate funds for Christmas festivities in Ilkley.

Otley family's Sooty puppets sold for £5,000

- Wed, 20 Nov 2019 08:50:03 +0000

THE enduring popularity of Sooty has been proved at auction as a set of vintage puppets and a Sooty Mobile used on TV sold for thousands of pounds.

Make funeral wishes known

- Wed, 20 Nov 2019 12:13:07 +0000

MANY people are causing stress, conflict and grief for their loved ones by not offering guidance about their funeral wishes before they die, according to the authors of a new study.

HIV testing week in Leeds

- Wed, 20 Nov 2019 11:26:37 +0000

PEOPLE in Leeds are being encouraged to test for HIV with a simple finger prick test this week.

Manchester gang who blew up cash machines - including the one at Co-op in Addingham - sentenced to a total of 45 years

- Tue, 19 Nov 2019 17:45:22 +0000

FIVE men have been jailed for a combined total of over 45 years after committing a string of cash machine robberies – including an attempted one at Addingham in March last year.

Otley raising a glass to first gin distillery

- Tue, 19 Nov 2019 09:45:05 +0000

OTLEY now has its very own gin distillery.

Otley all set for 19th Beer Festival

- Tue, 19 Nov 2019 15:45:31 +0000

REAL ale lovers will be assembling at Otley this weekend for the town’s 19th Beer Festival.

GREEN Party candidate announced for Ilkley North Ward by-election

- Tue, 19 Nov 2019 12:06:39 +0000

THE GREEN Party candidate for the Ilkley North Ward by-election has been announced

Keighley and Ilkley Green Party will not stand general election candidate

- Tue, 19 Nov 2019 11:20:00 +0000

THE SELECTED Green Party candidate for Ilkley and Keighley has announced she will not stand in the general election.

Ilkley Local History Hub

- Tue, 19 Nov 2019 10:30:00 +0000

THE SECOND World War will be the theme of the next meeting of Ilkley Local History Hub.

Epilepsy Action Reindeer Stampede

- Tue, 19 Nov 2019 14:25:09 +0000

EPILEPSY Action’s Reindeer Stampede will be staged again in December.

Pupils help Children in Need

- Tue, 19 Nov 2019 14:07:35 +0000

STUDENTS of Ben Rhydding Primary raised money for Children in Need on Friday, dressing down and they also held a bring and buy sale, organised by Robert Carter.

Life saving campaign holds final live demo

- Mon, 18 Nov 2019 16:42:04 +0000

THE final of five public ‘Prepared To Save A Life’ demonstrations has been given to the residents and businesses of Ilkley.

Accessible concerts planned thanks to Co-op fund

- Mon, 18 Nov 2019 15:31:05 +0000

A PARTNERSHIP led by Ilkley Manor House Trust has been chosen to benefit from the Co-op Local Community Fund in 2020

Hundreds turn out for ‘amazing’ Otley Science Fair

- Mon, 18 Nov 2019 16:24:03 +0000

HUNDREDS of families have enjoyed what is being hailed as the biggest Otley Science Fair so far.

Volunteer to help asphasia patients

- Mon, 18 Nov 2019 16:03:03 +0000

AN aphasia support charity needs volunteers in Wharfedale.

Toddlers trek for Children in Need charity

- Mon, 18 Nov 2019 16:23:10 +0000

TODDLERS, pre-schoolers, staff and parent volunteers hiked a whopping seven kilometres through mud to raise money and awareness for BBC Children in Need on Friday.

Outside the Box pops up for Christmas

- Mon, 18 Nov 2019 15:12:06 +0000

OUTSIDE the Box opened its annual festive pop-up shop last week with a special event showcasing the work of its members, people with learning disabilities involved in the project.

Amnesty messages of support

- Mon, 18 Nov 2019 12:40:00 +0000

AMNESTY greeting cards will be sent to prisoners of conscience around the world by volunteers in Rawdon.

Bid to recycle more plastic

- Mon, 18 Nov 2019 15:50:00 +0000

PEOPLE in Leeds are being urged to recycle more plastic as the city council attempts to increase the amount collected by up to a third.

The Friends of Ilkley Moor hold social evening at Booths

- Mon, 18 Nov 2019 14:46:05 +0000

THE Friends of Ilkley Moor held a well attended social evening in Booth’s cafe on Friday, with live music provided by ‘Steph and her Sax’.

Selling exhibition at The Roundhouse

- Mon, 18 Nov 2019 14:23:06 +0000

A SELLING exhibition of free-hand stitchings from local artist Aneeta Seshan is to be held on Sunday, November 24, 2019 for one day only in the Roundhouse, Grange Park, Burley-in-Wharfedale from 11am to 5.30pm.

Ladies's Please Christmas Concert

- Mon, 18 Nov 2019 13:54:03 +0000

THE Ladies Please Christmas concert takes place on Tuesday, December 17 at Menston Methodist Church Hall at 7.30pm.

Addingham to hold seventh Christmas market and lights switch-on

- Mon, 18 Nov 2019 12:16:44 +0000

ADDINGHAM Totally Locally together with Addingham Parish Council are hosting the annual Christmas Market on Saturday, November 23. Held in The Swan Carpark from 2.30pm it will include the turning on of the lights by Father Christmas and The Gala Queen at 4.30pm.

Election candidates outline childcare plans

- Tue, 19 Nov 2019 14:07:40 +0000

PARLIAMENTARY candidates in Leeds North West have been talking about their parties’ childcare proposals.

Focus on cancer of pancreas

- Sat, 16 Nov 2019 08:44:00 +0000

MORE than seventy per cent of people in the region can’t name a single symptom of pancreatic cancer.

A delight of castle and woods

- Sat, 16 Nov 2019 08:27:00 +0000

Jonathan Smith runs Where2walk, a walking company in the Yorkshire Dales.

Addingham heads to the polls to vote on Neighbourhood Plan

- Fri, 15 Nov 2019 14:15:09 +0000

ADDINGHAM residents head to the polls on November 28 to vote on the village’s planning blueprint - the Neighbourhood Plan.

Addingham Beer Festival raises £9,000

- Fri, 15 Nov 2019 15:34:18 +0000

ADDINGHAM Beer Festival 2019 has been deemed yet another success.

Ilkley entrepreneur awarded £10K prestigious wool innovation prize

- Fri, 15 Nov 2019 11:44:35 +0000

ILKLEY-based entrepreneur and founder of Little Beau Sheep Ltd, Sarah Turner, is celebrating after being awarded the wool innovation prize by The Worshipful Company of Woolmen and the Company of the Merchants of the Staple of England.

Sporting neighbour hosts cricket club presentation evening

- Fri, 15 Nov 2019 11:09:09 +0000

ILKLEY Cricket Club were pleased that their neighbour, Ilkley Rugby Club could host their annual presentation night.

Historic religious building renovated

- Fri, 15 Nov 2019 15:53:03 +0000

A 17th century Quaker Meeting House just outside Addingham has been protected for future generations thanked to a £40,000 renovation project.

Wharfedale councillor hails Blue Badge scheme change

- Fri, 15 Nov 2019 15:20:02 +0000

A WHARFEDALE councillor has welcomed an extension of the Blue Badge scheme.

Funding boost for Otley Sailing Club

- Fri, 15 Nov 2019 13:34:02 +0000

OTLEY Sailing Club’s Sailfree scheme has received a £5,000 funding boost.

Otley Mayor visits wellbeing group

- Fri, 15 Nov 2019 13:17:02 +0000

OTLEY’S Town Mayor has visited a local group that helps people who have experienced anxiety, depression or isolation.

Full line-up of General Election candidates confirmed for Keighley & Ilkley and Shipley

- Fri, 15 Nov 2019 08:48:04 +0000

THE full line-up of candidates to contest the Keighley and Ilkley and Shipley constituencies in the General Election next month has been confirmed.

Bronte talk in Rawdon

- Fri, 15 Nov 2019 16:40:12 +0000

THE FATHER of the Bronte sisters will be the subject of a talk at Rawdon Community Library this month.

Festive meal deal

- Fri, 15 Nov 2019 15:36:04 +0000

MORRISONS is launching a £7.50 Christmas meal deal for work parties on a budget.

Town hall time capsule plan

- Fri, 15 Nov 2019 14:51:16 +0000

PEOPLE in Yeadon are being offered the chance to become part of history by including their memories in a time capsule.

Sue joins Horsforth company

- Fri, 15 Nov 2019 13:39:36 +0000

A HORSFORTH-based manufacturing company which helps keep the fizz in carbonated drinks has appointed a new business development specialist.

Former Ilkley scout leader spared jail after admitting stalking

- Thu, 14 Nov 2019 08:50:00 +0000

A SCOUT leader for 20 years has narrowly escaped being sent to prison for the stalking of his former partner.

Anger at timing of local election

- Thu, 14 Nov 2019 08:46:07 +0000

THE Keighley and Ilkley Conservatives Association has decided not to contest the forthcoming Ilkley Town Council by-election saying it is "highly irresponsible" to hold it so close to the general election.

Chance to have your say on future of libraries

- Thu, 14 Nov 2019 09:33:04 +0000

A LONG awaited consultation that will shape the future of the District’s shrinking library service has begun.

Schools funding at heart of election fight

- Thu, 14 Nov 2019 15:32:28 +0000

EDUCATION funding has become the latest ‘battleground’ for Parliamentary candidates in Leeds North West.

Jail for teenager behind Weeton break-in

- Thu, 14 Nov 2019 12:34:13 +0000

A TEENAGER has been jailed for a burglary in Weeton after his footprint linked him to the crime.

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