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Otley Carnival donations and awards

- Mon, 22 Jul 2019 14:40:00 +0100

PROCEEDS from this year’s Otley Carnival have been presented to its beneficiaries.

Three Peaks challenge completed in under ten hours by Robert, aged 6

- Mon, 22 Jul 2019 15:34:03 +0100

ON Sunday, July 21, six-year-old Robert Brooks, a pupil of Addingham Primary School, completed the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge in nine hours and 54 minutes.

Join in Yorkshire Day event

- Mon, 22 Jul 2019 15:19:14 +0100

ILKLEY is gearing up to celebrate Yorkshire Day on August 1.

Tenth anniversary for Otley choir

- Mon, 22 Jul 2019 13:30:24 +0100

A COMMUNITY choir at Otley has celebrated its tenth anniversary.

Historical Chit Chat event at Yeadon

- Mon, 22 Jul 2019 13:24:07 +0100

AIREBOROUGH Historical Society has announced details of its next Chit Chat.

New crime bill ‘needed now’

- Mon, 22 Jul 2019 13:21:27 +0100

A LOCAL Parliamentary candidate is calling on the Government to pass a new Victims of Crime Bill ‘without delay’.

Ibiza at Harewood

- Mon, 22 Jul 2019 12:16:06 +0100

THOUSANDS of music lovers have enjoyed some classic Ibiza tunes at Harewood House.

Hundreds enjoy Yeadon church’s anniversary day

- Mon, 22 Jul 2019 15:41:50 +0100

HUNDREDS of people have helped a Yeadon church celebrate its 175th anniversary.

Burley Brownies celebrate 100th anniversary

- Mon, 22 Jul 2019 12:21:21 +0100

1ST BURLEY-in-Wharfedale Brownies are proud to be celebrating their 100th birthday this year.

‘Gem of a school’ rated Good by Ofsted

- Fri, 19 Jul 2019 11:57:05 +0100

BEN Rhydding Primary School has been rated as Good by Ofsted.

Huge banner unveiled on Ilkley Moor for 'Be Moor Aware' campaign

- Fri, 19 Jul 2019 10:13:18 +0100

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service has launched its 'Be Moor Aware' campaign to prevent moorland fires this summer – after a series of blazes in the first half of 2019.

The kindness of pupils is rewarded by businesses

- Fri, 19 Jul 2019 13:53:06 +0100

THE anti-bullying team at Ilkley Grammar School has handed out the first ever Kindness Awards.

Bicycle prizes for Guiseley school

- Fri, 19 Jul 2019 13:08:30 +0100

THE QUICK thinking of a Guiseley teacher has won a new bicycle for every pupil in her class.

Otley Mayor’s minibus appeal

- Fri, 19 Jul 2019 10:05:56 +0100

OTLEY’S Town Mayor is inviting residents to back his school minibus appeal.

Photography exhibition will showing the beauty in decay

- Fri, 19 Jul 2019 15:09:31 +0100

A NEW exhibition showing the district’s once-loved mills and abandoned attractions in a new and hauntingly beautiful light is set to open at Cliffe Castle Museum in Keighley.

Oktoberfest at Yeadon Town Hall

- Fri, 19 Jul 2019 10:40:07 +0100

YEADON Town Hall is to hold its first ever Oktoberfest!

Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) appoints Chief Commercial Officer

- Fri, 19 Jul 2019 10:07:02 +0100

LEEDS Bradford Airport (LBA) has announced the appointment of Joanna Wild as Chief Commercial Officer.

'Be Moor Aware' of fires campaign launched

- Thu, 18 Jul 2019 08:38:58 +0100

WEST Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is today launching a hard-hitting campaign in Ilkley to prevent moorland fires this summer - after a series of blazes in the first half of 2019.

Proposed reunion for former mill workers

- Thu, 18 Jul 2019 10:36:35 +0100

FORMER employees at what was once one of the largest water powered cotton mills in Europe are being invited to meet up prior to a tour of the mill in August.

Bettys celebrates centenary year in Ilkley with customers and staff

- Thu, 18 Jul 2019 08:42:08 +0100

STAFF at Bettys Ilkley marked the 100th anniversary of Bettys Café Tea Rooms yesterday.

Dictionaries gift for Wharfedale schoolchildren

- Thu, 18 Jul 2019 15:02:28 +0100

WHARFEDALE schoolchildren have been given a gift to help them with the next stage of their education.

Road safety work underway at Old Pool Bank

- Thu, 18 Jul 2019 01:00:00 +0100

WORK to improve road safety at Old Pool Bank is finally underway - though part of the scheme has been dropped.

Anti dog fouling stickers for Otley's bins

- Thu, 18 Jul 2019 12:17:04 +0100

LITTER bins in Otley will soon be sporting a specially designed message for dog owners.

Fritz’s journey to success

- Thu, 18 Jul 2019 16:32:57 +0100

FINANCIAL ADVICE: The difference between being rich and being wealthy

- Thu, 18 Jul 2019 08:11:00 +0100

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Local garden designer meets Ilkley's Alan Titchmarsh at RHS Harlow Carr

- Thu, 18 Jul 2019 11:45:29 +0100

A LOCAL garden designer was delighted to meet Ilkley’s Alan Titchmarsh at the 70th RHS Harlow Carr Flower Show.

Art exhibition in Rawdon

- Thu, 18 Jul 2019 16:58:20 +0100

GUISELEY Art Club is staging an exhibition at Rawdon Community Library.

Jaguars in Guiseley

- Thu, 18 Jul 2019 16:41:21 +0100

JAGUARS and electric vehicles are going on sale in Guiseley following a £4 million refurbishment of the Farnell Land Rover site.

Education recruitment team opens in Otley

- Thu, 18 Jul 2019 15:30:15 +0100

YORK-based education recruitment agency, Supported Recruitment Ltd, is opening a new office in Otley this summer.

Ilkley Half Marathon is a ‘resounding success’

- Wed, 17 Jul 2019 09:42:19 +0100

THE inaugural SportsShoes.com Ilkley Half Marathon, organised by Ilkley and District Round Table, was a ‘resounding success’ according to the event’s Race Director, Nick Helliwell.

Exhibition and workshops to celebrating moon landing

- Wed, 17 Jul 2019 16:32:09 +0100

THE Manor House in Ilkley will be holding an exhibition in the upstairs gallery to celebrate the 50th anniversary of man’s first steps on the moon throughout August.

Carnival cash handed out to local causes

- Wed, 17 Jul 2019 10:22:08 +0100

ILKLEY Carnival 2019 has raised £14,900 to help support local organisations and the development of Ilkley Town Football Club’s current facilities. The May Day event saw over 9,000 people through the gates to celebrate the annual community extravaganza.

Otley’s warm wartime welcome

- Wed, 17 Jul 2019 16:06:10 +0100

OTLEY’S warm welcome for refugees fleeing war-torn Europe is documented in a new exhibition.

Ilkley MP tables motion calling for more sport to be on free to air TV

- Wed, 17 Jul 2019 11:54:25 +0100

ILKLEY’S MP John Grogan has tabled a motion in the Commons backed by members of the Labour, Conservative , Liberal Democrats and Scottish National Party calling for matches in all future cricket World Cups and the Women’s Football World Cup to be added to the list of events which by law must be offered to free to air TV.

Otley school is Music Champion

- Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:21:04 +0100

AN OTLEY school has won an award for its dedication to music.

Food Festival success at Otley

- Wed, 17 Jul 2019 11:12:08 +0100

LARGE crowds turned out in Otley last weekend to take part in a ‘thoroughly enjoyable’ Food and Drink Festival.

Mad Hatter tea party for charity

- Wed, 17 Jul 2019 10:15:04 +0100

A MAD Hatter tea party will raise funds for a support group which helps people with a rare inherited disorder.

Otley roads will be closed for a day to combat climate change

- Wed, 17 Jul 2019 15:08:16 +0100

ROADS around Leeds will be closed to traffic later this year as part of a new “car free day”, a senior Leeds City councillor revealed last night.

Councillor’s plea over “rubble tax”

- Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:39:27 +0100

SENIOR opposition figures in Leeds City Council have pleaded with the ruling Labour group to ditch its so-called “rubble tax”.

Leeds Site Allocations Plan is approved

- Wed, 17 Jul 2019 11:45:06 +0100

Leeds City Council has rubber-stamped its rules for where tens of thousands of houses should be built across the city over the next decade.

End of year show is a hit at Ilkley nursery

- Wed, 17 Jul 2019 11:30:22 +0100

ABACUS Nursery & Pre-School in Ilkley put on a show for parents to celebrate the end of another era of school leavers. Every child (babies from eight months to pre-schoolers at four-years old) was involved in their adaption of ‘Abacus and the Five Little Pigs’. Abacus was able to raise money for Outside the Box during this event by getting parents together whilst enjoying home made cakes in the garden.

Restaurant’s vintage celebration to raise money for heroes

- Wed, 17 Jul 2019 09:20:00 +0100

THE Clevedon Restaurant in Ben Rhydding, Ilkley, will be swinging with the sounds of the 20s, 30s and 40s this week when lindy hop vocalist Tessa Smith makes her debut appearance at the venue.

Darwin Gardens Millennium Green is recognised as one of the UK’s very best green spaces

- Tue, 16 Jul 2019 09:40:00 +0100

DARWIN Gardens Millennium Green in Ilkley has been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as one of the very best in the world.

Visit the Book Tree at Ilkley fair

- Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:09:08 +0100

THE Kings Hall and Winter Gardens is the venue for the annual Ilkley Book Fair (PBFA) to be held on Friday, July 26 from noon to 6pm and again on Saturday, July 27 from 10am to 4pm.

Otley service honours railway navvies

- Tue, 16 Jul 2019 12:15:08 +0100

HUNDREDS of people have attended a rededication service for Otley’s Navvies Memorial.

Addingham Gala is a musical extravaganza

- Tue, 16 Jul 2019 10:57:43 +0100

THE theme for Saturday’s 2019 Addingham Gala was ‘A Musical Extravaganza’ and a lively parade, led by the Leeds School of Samba.

Tabby’s cycle ride for teen cancer

- Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:52:04 +0100

A TEENAGER who was diagnosed with a rare form of ovarian cancer is giving back to the people who saved her life by embarking on a 250 mile sponsored cycle ride.

Community Education courses at Otley

- Tue, 16 Jul 2019 17:04:20 +0100

CLASSES on everything from improvisation to Italian will start at an Otley school in September.

Otley phone boxes are up for adoption

- Tue, 16 Jul 2019 14:51:07 +0100

OTLEY Town Council is considering adopting a pair of old telephone boxes.

Civic Service for Otley Mayor

- Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:29:04 +0100

DIGNITARIES have attended the Otley Town Mayor’s Civic Service.

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Wednesday 10 and 17 July from 10am to 3.30pm, 31 Scott Street, Keighley

Our living with sight loss courses gives people the opportunity to meet and chat with other people living with sight loss in a relaxed, informal environment. Our volunteer speakers, who are people living with sight loss, tell their stories and answer questions.

To mark our 110th Anniversary a new tactile map was unveiled at a special event held on Tuesday 9 May 2017.

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