Ilkley Gazette | News

Woman arrested in connection with large Ilkley Moor fire

- Sat, 18 May 2019 10:34:03 +0100

WEST Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service were called out to a large moorland fire on Ilkley Moor this morning, less than a month after the devastating Easter Weekend fires up there.

Bustling crowds and action-packed displays at Otley Show

- Sat, 18 May 2019 15:12:21 +0100

BUSTLING livestock displays and action-packed arena attractions attracted big crowds to the 210th Otley Show.

WALK: You'll really fall for this outing

- Sat, 18 May 2019 08:36:00 +0100

Jonathan Smith runs Where2walk, a walking company in the Yorkshire Dales. Jonathan has written his own book, the Dales 30 which details the highest mountains in the Dales. He also runs one-day navigation courses for beginners and intermediates. Join his Learn a Skill, Climb a Hill weekends in the Dales. To find out more details on any of the above visit his website,

New Poet Laureate to open Ilkley Literature Festival

- Fri, 17 May 2019 11:33:39 +0100

NEWLY appointed Poet Laureate Simon Armitage will open this year’s Ilkley Literature Festival.

Bolton Abbey wedding venue wins prestigious architecture award

- Fri, 17 May 2019 11:05:50 +0100

A WEDDING venue in the Bolton Abbey Estate has scooped a prestigious architecture award.

Become a ‘friend’ in Dementia Action Week

- Fri, 17 May 2019 13:26:23 +0100

WHARFEDALE residents are being encouraged to discover how to be dementia friendly by attending a free dementia awareness workshop.

‘Use A&E wisely’ plea

- Fri, 17 May 2019 09:53:02 +0100

PEOPLE across the district are being urged to only use A&E in genuine emergencies over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend.

MP’s Lyme disease warning

- Fri, 17 May 2019 09:48:13 +0100

PEOPLE should be on their guard against Lyme disease, says Ilkley’s MP.

The search is on for Yorkshire’s Favourite Pub 2019

- Fri, 17 May 2019 10:17:07 +0100

PUBLICANS across the county are hoping to pull in nominations as well as pints over the coming weeks, as Yorkshire’s Favourite Pub 2019 is launched.

Morrisons boss waives nearly £600k in annual bonuses

- Fri, 17 May 2019 09:44:20 +0100

HEAD of Morrisons supermarket has waived his right to almost £600,000 in bonuses despite the company substantially hitting its targets.

Fresh start for Ilkley Town Council

- Thu, 16 May 2019 08:03:09 +0100

A FRESH vision for Ilkley has been outlined by the new mayor after a political shake up at the town council.

Enchanting evening for Candlelighters

- Thu, 16 May 2019 15:27:27 +0100

ILKLEY Candlelighters May Ball took place at Rudding Park with the theme of ‘An Enchanted Evening’.

Otley bomb survivor's run for best friend

- Thu, 16 May 2019 01:00:00 +0100

A SURVIVOR of the Manchester Arena bombing will run in memory of her best friend this weekend.

Otley gearing up for Walking Festival

- Thu, 16 May 2019 16:11:32 +0100

OTLEY is preparing to host its big annual celebration of all things walking-related.

Otley talk on how to engage with Parliament

- Thu, 16 May 2019 10:53:05 +0100

A WORKSHOP about the UK Parliament - and how to engage with it - will be given in Otley next month.

FINANCIAL ADVICE: Protecting you, your business and your employees – Relevant Life Plans

- Thu, 16 May 2019 08:48:00 +0100

By David Porter, Financial Planning Consultant, Armstrong Watson

Last concert for musical director

- Thu, 16 May 2019 10:04:08 +0100

Ilkley and Otley Choral Societies concert, Saturday 11 May 2019

West Yorkshire Police force rated 'outstanding' in crime data inspection

- Thu, 16 May 2019 00:01:00 +0100

WEST Yorkshire Police’s crime recording arrangements have been graded “outstanding” at the force's first inspection by the Inspectorate.

Bradford Council overrules objections to Ilkley parking review

- Wed, 15 May 2019 14:06:22 +0100

BRADFORD Council has published its responses to 1,198 formal objections to the Ilkley Parking Review.

Praise for retiring Ilkley councillors

- Wed, 15 May 2019 12:32:20 +0100

RETIRING councillors were thanked for their hard work at a meeting of Ilkley Town Council.

Burley-in-Wharfedale residents urged to attend public planning inquiry and help stop green belt build

- Wed, 15 May 2019 09:56:38 +0100

BURLEY-in-Wharfedale residents are being urged to attend a planning inquiry into the building of 500 homes on greenbelt land in the village.

Otley riverside clear-up - volunteers sought

- Wed, 15 May 2019 11:45:11 +0100

VOLUNTEERS are being sought to tidy Otley’s riverside this week- as the town’s flood defence scheme edges nearer.

Otley's MP calls for end to school isolation booths

- Wed, 15 May 2019 10:57:24 +0100

OTLEY’S MP is calling for a ban on the use of isolation booths in schools.

'Magic Mavis' cycling for Otley

- Wed, 15 May 2019 10:28:18 +0100

AN OCTOGENARIAN fundraiser is planning to cycle 84 miles to support music sessions for the elderly in Otley.

Otley's MP shares panel with Shadow Brexit Secretary

- Wed, 15 May 2019 15:34:07 +0100

OTLEY’S MP has shared a platform with Labour’s Brexit Secretary in Leeds.

MP calls for TV licence benefit to stay

- Wed, 15 May 2019 10:01:39 +0100

A WHARFEDALE MP is urging the Government to protect free TV licences for the over 75s.

Disability foster carers needed in Leeds

- Wed, 15 May 2019 14:47:02 +0100

A NEW film showing the benefits of fostering children with disabilities will be unveiled at an information event in Leeds this weekend.

Ilkley firm links up with Leeds United

- Wed, 15 May 2019 09:53:44 +0100

AN ILKLEY-based anti-money laundering firm is showing its support for Leeds United.

Tributes paid following the death of Baroness Betty Lockwood

- Tue, 14 May 2019 10:14:04 +0100

TRIBUTES have been paid to Baroness Betty Lockwood who died on April 29, 2019.

Captured through the lens

- Tue, 14 May 2019 16:17:11 +0100

THE first ever Ilkley & District U3A Photographic competition got off to a flying start last weekend when it opened to the public at the Manor House, Ilkley. On show were the best images taken by members over the past year.

New Otley mayor unveils schools minibus bid

- Tue, 14 May 2019 11:58:09 +0100

OTLEY’S new Town Mayor has promised to work to create ‘new opportunities’ for residents.

Riders to hit the road for annual Wharfedale Ton charity cycling event

- Tue, 14 May 2019 10:34:25 +0100

CYCLISTS are set to hit the road for the annual Wharfedale Ton charity ride on Friday, June 14, raising funds for Marie Curie Hospice Bradford.

Jeff completes charity cycling challenge

- Tue, 14 May 2019 10:42:03 +0100

A CYCLIST took part in one of the hardest one-day events in the country to raise money for charity after his dad was diagnosed with cancer.

Otley school seeking new community course ideas

- Tue, 14 May 2019 16:47:14 +0100

OTLEY residents are being asked to suggest subjects for new community education classes.

Awards for outstanding Otley citizens

- Tue, 14 May 2019 13:50:15 +0100

TWO inspiring members of Otley’s community have had their achievements recognised.

Review: Sunset Boulevard at Yeadon Town Hall

- Tue, 14 May 2019 13:12:46 +0100

Well, BrassNeck Theatre Company have done it again!

Amelie wins annual handwriting competition

- Tue, 14 May 2019 11:56:16 +0100

THE Rotary Club of Ilkley was delighted to receive well over 300 entries for their annual handwriting competition.

Keighley MP's call over free TV licences

- Tue, 14 May 2019 10:56:06 +0100

KEIGHLEY MP John Grogan says the Government should take back responsibility for free TV licences for the over-75s.

Police target driving offences in Yeadon action day

- Tue, 14 May 2019 14:43:13 +0100

POLICE took action against dozens of drivers in Yeadon in a day-long operation targetting the “fatal 4” motoring offences.

Menston Arts Club holds exhibition

- Tue, 14 May 2019 16:08:09 +0100

THE spring weather brought out visitors to Menston Arts Club Spring Exhibition held at Kirkland’s

New president of Ilkley Soroptimists

- Tue, 14 May 2019 11:25:03 +0100

DR Loraine Powell, a former University Lecturer and Government Adviser is the new president of Ilkley Soroptimists.

Crowds flock to classic car display at Otley

- Mon, 13 May 2019 14:21:08 +0100


Driver on way to work had cannabis in his system

- Mon, 13 May 2019 13:06:06 +0100

A DRIVER stopped by police on the A65 at Draughton had more than twice the specified limit of cannabis in his system, heard Skipton Magistrates.

Giant tortoises lined up for Otley Show

- Mon, 13 May 2019 10:51:04 +0100

GIANT tortoises and a team of renowned stunt horses will feature in the 210th Otley Show.

'Dangerous' fun in store at Askwith Show

- Mon, 13 May 2019 16:08:25 +0100

AN OUTDOOR performer with a penchant for taking risks will be the star attraction at this year’s Askwith Show.

Wharfedale pre-school scoots for heart fund

- Mon, 13 May 2019 15:46:00 +0100

CHILDREN in Pool-in-Wharfedale have been scooting for a good cause.

Wharfedale Scouts Torch Race

- Mon, 13 May 2019 12:31:19 +0100

SCOUTS from across Wharfedale have enjoyed this year’s Torch Race.

Yeadon 'Wonder Woman' honoured in Yorkshire Choice Awards

- Mon, 13 May 2019 10:14:41 +0100

YEADON mum Vicki Gilbert lives up to her nickname.

Mental Health Awareness Week helps people tackle difficulties with body image

- Mon, 13 May 2019 14:34:07 +0100

MYWellbeing College, run by Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust, is backing Mental Health Awareness Week (May 13-19) and is supporting people to tackle difficulties with body image with free courses available through the college.

New members sought for Yeadon club

- Mon, 13 May 2019 14:46:09 +0100

A CLUB which was set up for older people in Yeadon is looking to recruit new members.

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