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New growth at Airedale Hospital
Over 150 new tree whips have been planted at the Airedale General Hospital site in Steeton.
Council to create more moorland peat to combat climate change
Bradford Council is to set aside further funding to expand on work it has already done to encourage the peat formation on the district’s moorlands, a key part of its response to the climate emergency.
David Nunns selected as Conservative candidate for Ilkley
Ben Rhydding resident David Nunns has been selected to stand as the Conservative candidate for Ilkley and Ben Rhydding in the Bradford Council elections this May.
Ilkley church to hold tea party for toilet twinning charity
Christchurch on The Grove in Ilkley is inviting everyone to a Toilet Twinning Tea Party on Saturday, 25th March, celebrating the newly refurbished toilets and fundraising for the charity Toilet Twinning.
Tina stage show to recreate her story at King's Hall
Tina Live – The Tina Turner Stage Show & Story comes to the King’s Hall Ilkley on Friday 31st March recreating her story in sound and vision.
Criminal damage caused at Ilkley riverside playground
West Yorkshire Police is appeal for information following criminal damage to items within the playground area at the Riverside Gardens in Ilkley over the weekend.
Councillors discuss Keighley’s contentious health hub at public meeting
Councillors have been told that if a new multi million pound health hub is not built on a town centre site, it is unlikely to happen at all.
Silsden pub says it's been left with 'no option' but to close
The Red Lion on Silsden's main street has announced that has closed down as a result of 'continually rising costs'.
Keighley man fined over noise nuisance
A Keighley man who blighted his neighbour’s lives with loud music had his speaker seized by Bradford Council.
Keighley firms invited to apply for cash via Towns Fund
Businesses in Keighley are being invited to apply for grants of up to £315,000 to help them grow or develop as part of the government's Towns Fund project.
Funding for new and growing businesses on agenda for Skipton event
A free business support event is taking place later this month aimed at entrepreneurs across Craven to find out about funding options for start-ups and growing businesses.
New season of Haworth poetry evenings to kick off with Alison Binney
Guest poet Alison Binney will help relaunch a series of poetry evenings at The Book Cellar in the basement of Wave of Nostalgia in Haworth.
Keighley and Ilkley taxis can get grants to go electric
Bradford Council has announced details of grants of up to £10,000 which will be available this year to help local taxi drivers to swap their vehicle for an electric one.
White Wells toilets on Ilkley Moor to re-open
Following the closure of the White Wells public convenience at the start of the Covid pandemic, Bradford District and Ilkley Town Councils are pleased to have reached agreement to renew their partnership to enable this locally valued toilet facility to re-open as soon as it is re-commissioned.
Ilkley to host National Town Crier Competition
Ilkley will hold a prestigious National Town Crier Competition in May, welcoming town criers from across the country to compete against each other under the watchful eyes of the local judges.
The Revlon Girl has deeply moved audiences at Ilkley Playhouse
The Revlon Girl is in its second week in the Wharfeside Theatre, we look at this and other highlights for Spring at Ilkley Playhouse.
Petition submitted to save local school bus services
A petition to save two local primary school bus services has now closed, having been signed by almost 600 people.
MP hits back over Ilkley Clean River leaflet claims
Robbie Moore has responded to criticism by the Ilkley Clean River Group over a leaflet sent to residents by the MP in which the group says he claims to have carried out work to secure bathing water status for the River Wharfe.
Two Keighley projects receive £260k in Chancellor's Budget
Two community organisations in Keighley - The Sangat Centre and Joint Activities & Motor Education Service - have received government funding announced as part of Jeremy Hunt's Spring Budget.
Keighley's £33m Towns Fund projects to be discussed at public meeting
Details of how £33 million will be spent on the regeneration of Keighley, including new facilities at Keighley Cougars' ground and a new “future technologies” centre, have been revealed.
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