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Fire chief's plea after two blazes within hours at Keighley homes

- Sun, 19 May 2019 19:25:01 +0100

A FIRE chief has issued a plea after blazes at two houses within hours in Keighley.

Keighley primary school rated 'outstanding' by Government inspectors

- Sun, 19 May 2019 11:00:06 +0100

A PRIMARY school has been judged outstanding by Government inspectors following a massive turnaround.

People dressed to impress at Haworth 1940s Weekend

- Sun, 19 May 2019 12:44:35 +0100

THE main organiser of this year's Haworth 1940s Weekend is thrilled to see how more people are getting into the spirit of the event every year.

Fiery curate of Haworth

- Sun, 19 May 2019 10:00:00 +0100

VISITORS to Haworth inevitably make their way to the Brontë Parsonage Museum to learn more about the lives of the famous literary siblings. But Haworth was the home of another historical figure of note - William Grimshaw (1708-1763) - who was the curate there 70 years before Patrick Brontë held the position.


- Sun, 19 May 2019 07:02:34 +0100

HERE is another super selection of readers' photos.

Keighley and Silsden fire crews help tackle second blaze in less than a month on Ilkley Moor

- Sat, 18 May 2019 14:11:04 +0100

FIREFIGHTERS from Keighley and Silsden have today helped tackle the second blaze in less than a month on Ilkley Moor.

Fundraising event at Keighley Cougars to boost cancer charities

- Sat, 18 May 2019 07:02:38 +0100

KEIGHLEY Cougars are hosting a fundraising extravaganza in support of cancer charities.

Keighley woman who took over £20,000 from employer is ordered to pay back just £10

- Fri, 17 May 2019 07:13:04 +0100

A KEIGHLEY woman who creamed off more than £20,000 from her employer has been ordered to pay back just £10 of her ill-gotten gains.

Tribute paid to popular former teacher

- Fri, 17 May 2019 17:08:02 +0100

GLOWING tribute has been paid to a popular former teacher who spent four decades at South Craven School in Cross Hills.

WALK: You'll really fall for this outing

- Sat, 18 May 2019 08:35:00 +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,


- Sat, 18 May 2019 22:10:15 +0100

HERE are more super photos taken by readers.


- Sat, 18 May 2019 17:03:16 +0100

ANOTHER great selection of photos taken by readers.

Relaunch weekend at Utley pub to boost children's charity

- Sat, 18 May 2019 16:31:02 +0100

AN Utley pub is staging a charity fundraising weekend.

LETTER: We should all be a bit less tidy

- Sat, 18 May 2019 08:12:44 +0100

IN light of the horrifying United Nations report, stating that we are losing so many of our natural species, we all need to change our Tidy Britain mindset now – both at home and in our neighbourhoods.

LETTER: Mickle Fell is Yorkshire's true highest

- Sat, 18 May 2019 08:08:02 +0100

I WAS browsing through the Keighley News of May 2 and came across the Walk page, which tells me that Whernside is the highest mountain in Yorkshire. It isn't.


- Sat, 18 May 2019 07:55:16 +0100

HERE is another super selection of readers' photos.

Keighley man says routine blood pressure check ‘probably saved my life’

- Fri, 17 May 2019 13:15:03 +0100

A KEIGHLEY man has spoken of how a routine blood pressure check “probably saved my life”.

‘Upheaval’ warning ahead of Keighley Railway Station work

- Fri, 17 May 2019 11:45:15 +0100

PASSENGERS are being warned of “a lot of upheaval” in the next two to three years as refurbishment work is carried out at Keighley Railway Station.

Entries open for Oxenhope Straw Race

- Fri, 17 May 2019 14:49:09 +0100

ENTRIES are open for this year’s Oxenhope Straw Race on July 7.

Keighley company honours trio for 85 years' loyal service

- Fri, 17 May 2019 13:46:34 +0100

A KEIGHLEY business has honoured three of its employees who between them have clocked up more than 85 years of unbroken service.

Silsden artist’s picture on show for first time

- Fri, 17 May 2019 15:59:03 +0100

A LITTLE-known painting by the distinguished artist Hildred Harpin has been loaned to Silsden Campaign for the Countryside for its next fundraising event.

Do you want to work for good of Eastburn and Steeton?

- Fri, 17 May 2019 14:19:00 +0100

STEETON and Eastburn residents are being invited to join the villages’ joint parish council.

Fashionable fundraiser for Manorlands

- Fri, 17 May 2019 15:33:18 +0100

THE SUE Ryder team in Keighley is again organising a fashion show in aid of Manorlands.

Tips on taking top pics from masters at Cliffe Castle

- Fri, 17 May 2019 11:40:45 +0100

CLIFFE Castle Museum is hosting Ilkley Camera Club’s annual exhibition of photography. The display, which runs until July 14, features pictures by members of one of Yorkshire’s most successful photographic clubs.

John Verity plays 50 years of songs

- Fri, 17 May 2019 01:11:00 +0100

JUNE marks the start of a season of blues-rock concerts at Keighley’s newest live venue Studio 5.

Light on Eddi Reader

- Fri, 17 May 2019 15:59:00 +0100

AFTER more than 40 years performing live there’s a lot more to singer Eddi Reader than her 1980s hit single Perfect.

Cross Hills club celebrates 100th birthday

- Fri, 17 May 2019 14:07:19 +0100

CROSSHILLS Social Club celebrated its 100th anniversary this month with a night of entertainment from the group Cooler King and singer Simon Whiteley.

Steam loco cements its place in the history books

- Fri, 17 May 2019 14:04:00 +0100

A KEIGHLEY-based steam locomotive is returning home to the Peak District cement works where it spent its working life.

A chameleon in Cullingworth

- Fri, 17 May 2019 12:36:00 +0100

A CLOSE encounter with a collection of creatures welcomed children back to Cullingworth Village Primary School.

Hollywood hero in role of a lunchtime

- Fri, 17 May 2019 11:55:00 +0100

A BUNCH of Amateurs promise a charm-filled slice of the Fifties in Bingley this month.

Brontes visit Bingley for a dramatic time in the theatre

- Fri, 17 May 2019 11:28:00 +0100

THE BRONTES drop into Bingley this month for an evening of drama, poetry and prose.

Innocence and hope as pregnant young women bond in Leeds drama

- Fri, 17 May 2019 09:38:21 +0100

A NEW production of Amanda Whittington’s Be My Baby has opened at Leeds Playhouse.

People perform for the people

- Fri, 17 May 2019 09:28:19 +0100

LONG-ESTABLISHED groups from across the district will perform at a special event to reopen St George’s Hall in Bradford. The People’s Music Hall will mark the historic venue’s refurbishment on Sunday June 2 from 6pm.

Jaymi is Joseph in his Dreamcoat

- Fri, 17 May 2019 09:08:25 +0100

UNION J star Jaymi Hensley dons the world’s most colourful coat in his first ever major musical – coming to Leeds Grand.

Funds fly in thanks to goose on a bike

- Fri, 17 May 2019 15:03:15 +0100

CROWDS flocked to have a gander at a water-powered cycling goose.

Time running out to bid for cash

- Fri, 17 May 2019 14:27:06 +0100

KEIGHLEY-district groups have just until noon next Friday (May 24) to apply for cash help in the latest round of grants from the West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Safer Communities Fund.

Keighley Soroptimists celebrate anniversary

- Fri, 17 May 2019 08:38:02 +0100

KEIGHLEY Soroptimists have celebrated the group’s 85th charter anniversary.

New trains won't herald end to peak-time rail chaos on Airedale line, campaigners warn

- Thu, 16 May 2019 02:01:26 +0100

CHRONIC overcrowding is blighting rail services through Keighley.

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

Keighley MP’s Lyme disease warning

- Thu, 16 May 2019 17:16:28 +0100

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

Cullingworth Cricket Club bowled over with donation

- Thu, 16 May 2019 16:38:23 +0100

CULLINGWORTH Cricket Club is bowled over with its latest donation.

Courses offer help with body image issues

- Thu, 16 May 2019 15:57:02 +0100

FREE online courses are being offered to help people across the district who are struggling with body image issues.

Bargain bins offer to boost composting

- Thu, 16 May 2019 15:16:22 +0100

MORE South Craven householders are being urged to start composting food and garden waste.

Good causes to benefit from company fund

- Thu, 16 May 2019 14:31:33 +0100

A CROSS Hills developer has launched a charity fund.

Keighley cyclist saddles-up for next charity challenge

- Thu, 16 May 2019 11:40:05 +0100

A KEIGHLEY man who cycled around the coast of mainland Britain is preparing for his next charity challenge.

‘Use A&E wisely’ plea

- Thu, 16 May 2019 09:52:23 +0100

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

‘Mad’ preacher made his mark in Haworth

- Thu, 16 May 2019 07:28:03 +0100

HAWORTH is inexorably linked with the Brontes.

West Yorkshire Police rated 'outstanding' in crime data report

- 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.

Neighbourly scheme tackling loneliness across the district

- Wed, 15 May 2019 10:58:07 +0100

A CAMPAIGN which aims to combat loneliness in the region is proving a huge success.

Singing and dancing workshops to take centre stage in Keighley again

- Wed, 15 May 2019 09:12:08 +0100

THEATRICAL fun and games are to take centre stage in Keighley again.

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