Wed, 23rd Apr 2014

Keighley News

Man jailed after exposing himself to women in Keighley churchyard

4:53pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Keighley News: Bradford Crown Court

A churchyard flasher who drew attention to himself by shouting “Oy!” at his distressed victims has been jailed for four months.

Police plea after string of burglaries in East Morton

5:15pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Keighley News: 'Be vigilant' say police after rise in shed and garage burglaries

Dawn raiders smashed their way into outbuildings during a string of burglaries in East Morton early today.

Airedale Hospital physiotherapist admits to affair with mum of girl patient

12:12pm Sunday 20th April 2014

Keighley News: Stephen Brown

A physiotherapist who had a relationship with the mother of a child patient lied to bosses at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust to save his reputation, it has emerged at a misconduct hearing.

Row as roadwork covers up setts in Haworth

11:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

Keighley News: Councillors Rebecca Poulsen and Glen Miller in Changegate, Haworth, which has already been marked for repairs after recent resurfacing work was carried out

Discontent over Bradford Council resurfacing work along part of the Tour de France route is continuing to rumble on.

Keighley firefighters tackle Riddlesden blaze

7:47pm Sunday 20th April 2014

Keighley News: Fire crews were called to a tarmac machine which was on fire on Tuesday evening.

Firefighters tackled a grass blaze near Riddlesden golf course late this afternoon.

Couple’s diamond celebrations boost Manorlands

5:40pm Sunday 20th April 2014

A Keighley couple celebrating their diamond wedding asked for donations to Manorlands instead of gifts from friends and relatives.

Grass fires on Keighley steam railway

4:54pm Monday 21st April 2014

Keighley News: Fire fighters rescue locked-out resident

Keighley fire crews were called out twice on Easter Monday to tackle fires started by steam trains on the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway. .

Book maps out history of Haworth

10:00am Monday 21st April 2014

Keighley News: Author Steven Wood with his new book and a selection of the maps and designs from it

Haworth historian Steven Wood has turned from photographs to maps for his latest book.

Exhibit provides an alternative view

8:50am Monday 21st April 2014

Keighley News: Tour de France sculpture created at opening stage finishing line

An alternative view of Brontëland culture is highlighted in a new exhibition in Haworth.

Tour artwork to reflect role of women

7:50am Monday 21st April 2014

Keighley News: Tour de France sculpture created at opening stage finishing line

One of the giant works of land art due to be created in the Worth Valley for the Tour de France will adopt a women’s emancipation theme.

Call to clean up grubby signposts for Tour

6:50am Monday 21st April 2014

Keighley News: Tour de France sculpture created at opening stage finishing line

A councillor asked whether Bradford Council would be cleaning up the road signs and milestones in his parish before the Grand Depart arrives in the village.

Woodfest to return

5:40pm Sunday 20th April 2014

Organisers of the annual Woodfest music festival have revealed the date of this year’s event.

Children get creative with hard-boiled eggs

8:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

Keighley News: Showing off their competition entries are, from the left, Izzy Green, Katie Fannon, Louis Smith and Madeehah Hussain

Pupils at Eastburn Junior & Infant School produced eggs-traordinary creations.

Dunwells play in Yorkshire again in aid of Manorlands

7:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

Keighley News: The Dunwells

Upcoming folk band The Dunwells (pictured) are to perform at a Keighley club in aid of Manorlands.

Committee gives go-ahead for Keighley road improvements

6:10am Sunday 20th April 2014

Councillors have approved a £150,000 package of road improvements for Haworth, Parkwood, Woodhouse and central Keighley.

Eggstra decorations impress judges

5:30am Sunday 20th April 2014

Keighley News: Riley Labeak, Brooke Carter, Princess Buma, Abigail Bailey

Pupils and their families responded creatively and imaginatively to a school Easter egg decoration contest.

Laura’s tales are finally published

9:50am Saturday 19th April 2014

Keighley News: Laura Edmonds with her children Madison and Dexter

In the early hours of the morning, Laura Edmonds bought her first e-book.

Keighley cadets test skills in a new boat

9:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Keighley News: Keighley cadets test skills in a new boat

Keighley Sea Cadets have taken to the water for the first time in their new boat.

Tour de France showcase for local producers

5:50pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Keighley News: l Local artist Sonje Hibbert, market organiser Andre Vaux and event organiser for Haworth Hub Ken Eastwood prepare for the event

A local produce market is being staged as part of a village’s Tour de France celebrations.

Poppies from Flanders to be grown at churches

5:20pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Keighley News: Nick Baines Bishop designate urged churches to plant poppies

Poppies will be grown in churches and church schools across the new Diocese of West Yorkshire and the Dales as a joint act of remembrance for the centenary of the start of the First World War.

South Craven walking programme

4:50pm Saturday 19th April 2014

South Craven Walking 4 Health will run its popular summer evening walks, starting on Wednesday.

Healthy weight is the goal of new course in Keighley

4:40pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Sessions are being staged in Keighley to help people achieve a healthy weight.

Bracken Bank, Keighley, free tea invite to over-50s

4:30pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Over-50s in Bracken Bank are being invited to a free tea party at the estate’s Sue Belcher Community Centre.

Pupils on stage at St George’s Hall for prom night

12:30pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Keighley News: Pupils from Oakworth Primary School taking part in the Bradford School’s prom at St George’s Hall, Bradford

Children from Oakworth, Harden, East Morton and Cullingworth performed last week at St George’s Hall in Bradford.

Keighley district advice website will provide community lifeline

11:50am Saturday 19th April 2014

A website with links to free advice about debt, benefits and housing has been launched across the district.

Shaun exceeds funding targets for groups in Keighley

11:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Keighley News: Shaun O’Hare

A Keighley support worker has helped local community groups secure £120,000 in funding and other resources.

Haworth, Cross Roads and Stanbury council rises to challenges

10:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Keighley News: Councillor John Huxley

A parish council chairman thanked his colleagues for their determined response to the challenges posed by Bradford Council’s spending cuts.

Firm bids to stop obesity

6:35pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Keighley News: Firm bids to stop obesity

A Keighley social-enterprise company is at the centre of a national effort to tackle inactivity and obesity among school hildren.

Booster for pothole pot in Keighley area

8:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Keighley News: Coun Glen Miller said he welcomed the extra cash to repair potholes in the the district

An extra £250,000 will be spent on pothole repairs across the district this year as it emerged that money saved on gritting due to the mild winter will now go towards bringing damaged roads up to scratch.

UKIP candidate wins town council by-election

2:10pm Friday 18th April 2014

Keighley News: UKIP candidate wins town council by-election

A UK Independence Party candidate has won a by-election seat on Keighley Town Council.

Woman sentenced after Keighley beer glass incident

2:03pm Friday 18th April 2014

Keighley News: Bradford Crown Court

A 24-year-old woman who recklessly threw a pint glass hitting her friend in the face has been sentenced to nine months imprisonment suspended for 12 months.

Fall had role in death of Keighley-born jockey

11:59am Friday 18th April 2014

Keighley News: Sharron Murgatroyd

A fall in which a leading Keighley-born lady jockey was paralysed contributed to her death more than 20 years later, an inquest heard.

High marks for Airedale Hospital

4:40pm Friday 18th April 2014

Keighley News: Rob Dearden is delighted with A&E survey results at Airedale Hospital

Most patients referred to Airedale Hospital feel they are treated with dignity and respect, a new survey has shown.

Distress over Airedale Hospital ward closure

7:10am Friday 18th April 2014

Keighley News: Councillor  Doreen Lee

A health boss has come under fire for plans to axe a ward for dementia patients at Airedale Hospital and shift it 14 miles to Bradford.

Mascot race for Manorlands is a huge success

6:30am Friday 18th April 2014

Keighley News: Some of the mascots, pictured in the Airedale Shopping Centre, which will be taking part in the race at Wetherby on April 13

More than 70 cuddly characters from across the UK took part in the Manorlands Mascot Gold Cup.

TV licence rebate for sight impaired in Keighley

4:50pm Friday 18th April 2014

Keighley people with severe sight problems are being urged to ensure they claim their cut-price TV licence.

Voluntary sector chief in Keighley is to retire

4:40pm Friday 18th April 2014

Keighley News: Caroline Schwaller is to retire from voluntary group

A leading voluntary sector boss in Keighley is retiring next month after 16 years in the town.

Keighley area doctors put on spot

4:40pm Friday 18th April 2014

Keighley News: Members of the Healthwatch Bradford and District board, from left, John Samuel, Mashud Haque, Julie Bruce, Trevor Ramsay, Javed Khan and Pam James

A group which helps Keighley people and others across the district have their say on health and social care has celebrated its first birthday.

Woodland wonders

4:30pm Friday 18th April 2014

Five duvets and two dilapidated tents are among items removed from Park Wood this year.

Oxenhope councillors object to farm’s feed shed

4:20pm Friday 18th April 2014

A retrospective application for an agricultural building at an Oxenhope farm has been recommended for refusal.

Town meeting is delayed yet again

12:05pm Friday 18th April 2014

Keighley’s annual town meeting has been rescheduled again.

Couple drum up support for Bingley girl Grace

12:04pm Friday 18th April 2014

A couple are drumming up support for a girl with a rare condition.

Parakeet premiere is popup highlight in Keighley

12:02pm Friday 18th April 2014

Keighley News: Pop-up Cinema organiser Marcus Gregg

The UK premiere of short film Parakeets was the highlight of a pop-up cinema in Keighley.

Workers are remembered in Keighley

12:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

Keighley News: Steven Allen died on a building site in 2007

Keighley people will gather later this month to remember those who have lost their lives in the workplace.

Flooding fears put plans for homes on hold in Utley, Keighley

11:20am Friday 18th April 2014

Keighley News: webpix plans planning file building permission

Drainage fears prompted councillors to defer an application to build four new houses in Utley, Keighley.

A £1m investment opens up markets for Keighley company

9:10am Friday 18th April 2014

Keighley News: The new furnace is installed at Keighley Laboratories

Work on the final phase of a £1 million-plus development at a Keighley company is nearing completion.

Old Keighley buildings out ...new housing in

8:20am Friday 18th April 2014

Keighley News: Councillor Keith Dredge at the site next to Utley Cemetery, where approval has been given for new houses to be built

Plans to demolish derelict buildings on disused council-owned land in Keighley and replace them with houses have been approved.

Help is online for Airedale’s parents

8:20am Friday 18th April 2014

A Facebook page has been launched dedicated to new parents across Airedale.

Parking restrictions near Keighley Hospital

7:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Further action is planned to tackle parking problems caused by visitors and staff from Airedale Hospital.

Keighley's Mo takes Scafell Pike in his stride

6:10am Friday 18th April 2014

Keighley News: Faye Jessop, deputy manager of the Keighley Sainsbury's store, presenting a Keighley Cougars shirt to raffle winners Bradley and Oliver Foulds

A Keighley supermarket worker has climbed England’s highest peak to raise money for Sport Relief.

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