SBS volunteers help with tree planting

Craven Herald: Ben Procter with YDMT's Chris Lodge securing a stake support

7:14am Monday 15th September 2014

A TEAM of volunteers from Skipton Building Society’s finance department joined local charity Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust (YDMT) for an afternoon of woodland management activities at Beamsley.

Pub walk raises funds for Bosom Friends charity

Craven Herald: West Craven pub walk organiser Sharon Fenton

5:51am Monday 15th September 2014

MORE than a hundred people took to the footpaths of West Craven on Saturday to raise money for a local charity.

Silsden school wins silver in Sainsbury's sports award

Craven Herald: Pupils from Hothfield Junior School celebrate gaining the silver Sainsbury's sport award (10049496)

7:59am Sunday 14th September 2014

COMPETITIVE games helped Hothfield Junior School win the silver in a government-led sports awards scheme.

Housing association organises community day

Craven Herald: Scarlett Wallace, PCSO Sarah Hargreaves and Sophia Brewin

7:31am Sunday 14th September 2014

YOUNG residents of a housing association scheme in Skipton enjoyed a range of fun activities as part of a summer community day.

Friends excavate old mortuary

Craven Herald: Archaeologist Janis Heward supervises the team in the trench where the flue was found

7:29am Sunday 14th September 2014

THE Friends of Skipton's Raikes Road Burial Ground have carried out a small excavation of the mortuary in the old Victorian cemetery, which opened between 1846 and 1878.

Earby man with lifetime of service earns award

Craven Herald: Ken Tennant wins the Malcolm King Award for services to the community of Earby

6:50am Sunday 14th September 2014

A MAN who has given a lifetime of service to Earby has won a community award.

Chess tournament attracts players across the world

Craven Herald: Joost Van Reij of Holland (left) plays Jon Jordan (organiser)

8:01am Saturday 13th September 2014

THE first Appletreewick and Skyreholme International Chess Tournament attracted players from all parts of Britain, Ireland, Holland and the USA.

Serving up treat for hospice

Craven Herald: Gilly Milnes with Manorlands volunteer, Judy Newiss and club chairman, Glenn Frost.

7:32am Saturday 13th September 2014

CROSS Hills Tennis Club held its annual charity fundraising day in aid of Sue Ryder's Manorlands Hospice.

New band leader meets Sutton pupils

Craven Herald: Band leader Ola Ness is joined by Sutton Community Primary School pupils Grace Harney and Ben Feather, both nine (10016957)

7:15am Saturday 13th September 2014

=THE leader of a new community brass band being set with £50,000 in lottery cash has met pupils of a Sutton-in-Craven school.

New Skipton rector makes history

Craven Herald: Revd Veronica James receivies her "charge" from Bishop James Bell, Bishop for the Area of Ripon with (on left) Archdeacon Paul Slater and (right) Canon John Paton, representing Christ Church, Oxford, the patrons of the parish.

6:40am Saturday 13th September 2014

HISTORY was made when the Rev Veronica James was installed as the new rector of Holy Trinity Church, Skipton.

Settle footballers complete Leeds and Liverpool Canal ride for charity

Craven Herald: Charity bike riders from Settle Football Club who raised £3500 for charity by cycling 130 miles on the Leeds to Liverpool canal. Picture shows Mick Mounsey, Lee Walker, Elliot Firth, Adam Smith, Matthew Cardus, Matthew Baines, Daniel Mellor and Sam

6:32am Saturday 13th September 2014

A GROUP of Settle lads cycled the Leeds and Liverpool Canal and raised £3,500 for a children's charity Jack's Journey and Settle Football Club.

Sun shines on Bradley Family Show Day

Craven Herald: Brownies provide colour to the parade dressed as minions

6:25am Saturday 13th September 2014

AFTER a day of heavy rain on Saturday, the clouds parted and Bradley enjoyed one of the sunniest family show days in recent years on Sunday.

Appeal launched to fund new splash zone at Ingleton Swimming Pool

Craven Herald: Artist's impression of  the new Splash Zone facility, which will be built adjacent to the open air swimming pool at Ingleton

6:08am Saturday 13th September 2014

VILLAGERS are aiming to carry out the second major refurbishment of their community open-air swimming pool since it was launched 80 years ago.

Malham farmer joins national park

Craven Herald: Malham farmer Neil Heseltine who has been appointed a member of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority

4:15am Saturday 13th September 2014

MALHAM farmer Neil Heseltine has been appointed to the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority.

Still in the dark about Skipton man's death on A65

Craven Herald: (10309251)

4:22pm Friday 12th September 2014

MYSTERY still surrounds how a man came to be lying in the A65 where he died under the wheels of a cattle truck.

Skipton woman set to work at orangutan sanctuary in Borneo

Craven Herald: Skipton woman Natalie Wood prepares to wor in the charity based " Sepilok" Orangutan Sanctuary in Malaysia. (8821514)

4:13pm Friday 12th September 2014

FORMER fashion design student Natalie Wood says she is so glad she made the decision to change her career - for she is soon off to Malaysia on the trip of a lifetime.

MP explains his pledge to investigate extent of abuse in constituency

Craven Herald: Skipton and Ripon MP Julian Smith

1:14pm Friday 12th September 2014

Julian Smith, the MP for Skipton, explains his reaction to shocking revelations about child sex abuse in the town.

Patient group organises health event

Craven Herald: Ria Agarwal, Keith Kehoe and Andy King who are the new Physician Associates at Fisher Medical Centre

9:25am Friday 12th September 2014

THE Patient Participation Group at Skipton's Fisher Medical Centre is to host a health event entitled Live Longer Better.

Boost for Airedale appeal after charity cyclists complete gruelling Alps challenge

Craven Herald: From left, charity cyclists Christa Baldwin, Ray Cryer, Kevin Owens and Kevin Wharton, at the finish at Airedale Hospital

7:45am Friday 12th September 2014

A TEAM of cyclists has completed a gruelling charity ride through the Alps.

Craven Council responds to police cells closure plans

Craven Herald:

7:17am Friday 12th September 2014

PLANS to close Skipton police cells and reduce the number of sergeants are not in the public interest, says Craven District Council.

Walkers stroll borders of Barnoldswick

Craven Herald: Nearly 30 walkers took part in Barnoldswick's annual Beating the Bounds.

7:15am Friday 12th September 2014

TWENTY-eight walkers took part in Barnoldswick’s annual Beating the Bounds event on the last day of August.

Green-fingered pupils triumph at village show

Craven Herald: The floral displays attract much interest

6:34am Friday 12th September 2014

YOUNGSTERS at Embsay Primary School showed off their gardening talents at the village show on Saturday.

Path widening work is a 'waste of money', says Eastburn resident

Craven Herald: Leslie Howard at the site in Eastburn where the footpath has been extended sideways  (9971349)

5:41am Friday 12th September 2014

COUNCIL efforts to deal with a blocked path in Eastburn have been blasted by a parishioner.

Shoplifter given conditional discharge

Craven Herald: webpix Skipton magistrates court law courts

5:39am Friday 12th September 2014

A 20-YEAR-OLD with a dependency on class A drugs was followed by police as she went on a shoplifting spree in Skipton, magistrates were told.

Students re-enact World War One recruitment meeting

Craven Herald: Staff and students at The Skipton Academy re-enact World War One recruitment meeting held at Settle’s Victoria Hall

5:38am Friday 12th September 2014

A FIRST World War recruitment drive has been re-enacted - exactly 100 years after it took place.

Parishes get first look at draft plan for canal towpath

Craven Herald: IMPROVEMENTS: The Leeds and Liverpool Canal

5:02am Friday 12th September 2014

PARISHES along the route of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal in Craven are being consulted about ambitious multi-million plans to make the towpath more accessible.

Skipton man dies after falling from multi-storey car park

Craven Herald: police

11:20am Thursday 11th September 2014

A SKIPTON man has died after falling more than 50ft from a multi-storey car park in Burnley town centre.

Man, 68, denies sex abuse charges

Craven Herald: Derrick Hooley

5:29pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A 68-YEAR-OLD man has pleaded not guilty to 17 charges of sexually abusing two children dating back almost 30 years.

Award-winning inn gets apology for no-smoking signs 'fine'

Craven Herald: Pascal Watkins from The Angel at Hetton, speaks out about CDC decision to give his award winning Restaurant  a Fix Penalty Notice   for not having the the correct Smoking signs. (9743009)

7:20am Thursday 11th September 2014

AN AWARD-WINNING gastro pub threatened with an on-the-spot £200 fine for incorrect no-smoking signs has won an apology from council chiefs.

Cowling army captain competes in Invictus Games

Craven Herald: Rob Cromey-Hawke, who has been selected for the 130 strong British Armed Forces Team for the Invictus Games. The picture was taken during Ironman UK in July.

8:35am Thursday 11th September 2014

AN Army captain from Cowling is competing this weekend in the inaugural Invictus Games.

Ruzwana: "All of us must protect children from abuse"

Craven Herald:

7:53am Thursday 11th September 2014

REACTIONS to the decision by Skipton-born Ruzwana Bashir to speak out about the sexual abuse of herself and others in the town have been "overwhelmingly positive", she says.

Tributes to a 'gentleman' with a thirst for travel

Craven Herald:

7:48am Thursday 11th September 2014

WARM tributes have been paid to a Craven businessman with an enduring thirst for travel.

Popular sportsman mourned

Craven Herald: (10084242)

7:47am Thursday 11th September 2014

FAMILY and friends alike have been shocked to learn of the death, following a short illness, of Dr Stephen Wright who grew up in Silsden.

New dawn for Skipton Academy

Craven Herald: The new Skipton Academy opens . Picture shows Headteacher  Wendy Hamilton with Prefects. (10186159)

7:43am Thursday 11th September 2014

SKIPTON Academy opened for the first time last week with a new name, a new principal and with its pupils sporting a new, smart uniform.

Young 'Code Breakers' in gaming app breakthrough

Craven Herald: Max Sutcliffe, Tabitha Brown and Daniel Craig, part of Settle Primary School software team, Code Breakers

7:32am Thursday 11th September 2014

A UNIQUE primary school initiative is going live with the release of a gaming app developed and designed by nine and 10-year-old children.

Family enjoy high-flying success at Bentham Show

Craven Herald:

7:10am Thursday 11th September 2014

STEPATHER and daughter Craig MacDonald and Olivia Robinson flew away with the top awards at Bentham Show on Saturday.

Skipton roadworks set to finish by end of next week

Craven Herald: Work starts on the Keelham Farm Shop, Skipton

6:53am Thursday 11th September 2014

KEELHAM Farm Shop hopes to complete roadworks outside its under-construction Skipton store by the end of next week.

'Cloak of secrecy' claim at council

Craven Herald:

6:45am Thursday 11th September 2014

CRAVEN District Council's reputation is being severely damaged by an apparent cloak of secrecy, according to one of its members.

Sutton-in-Craven vicar set to take last service before retirement

Craven Herald: (10124625)

6:43am Thursday 11th September 2014

A VICAR who is set to retire from the parish he has served for 17 years will take his last service on Sunday.

Music and fun are on offer at Victoria Hall

Craven Herald: Trio Gitan

6:42am Thursday 11th September 2014

SETTLE'S Victoria Hall will offer two very different treats this weekend.

College student has supreme champion at Horton Show

Craven Herald: The Zwartble champion and reserve champion shown by Rebecca and Jessica Lambert, of Selside Farm, with judge Issy Hartley

6:40am Thursday 11th September 2014

THE predicted Indian summer ended abruptly in the early hours of Saturday morning with monsoon-like rain – but the conditions did improve slightly for Horton-in-Ribblesdale’s annual agricultural and horticultural show.

Glusburn gets ready for fourth Fallfest

Craven Herald: Opera North soprano Joanne Dexter

6:39am Thursday 11th September 2014

THE countdown is on to the fourth Glusburn Fallfest.

Great honeymoon prize at Craven Herald wedding fair

Craven Herald: A previous wedding fair at Coniston Hotel

6:28am Thursday 11th September 2014

THE Craven Herald will stage its autumn wedding fair next Sunday, September 21.

Museum curator gives talk at Ingleton Library

6:25am Thursday 11th September 2014

PETER Donnelly, curator of the King's Own Royal Regiment Museum, Lancaster, will give talk at Ingleton Library on how the first few months of the First World War impacted on the local area and the King's Own Regiment.

Award-winning Gargrave Panto group looks to the future

Craven Herald: Sarah-Jane Haggas, Isabella Chandler and Sophia Witek with the Ilkley Playhouse Trophy

6:25am Thursday 11th September 2014

GARGRAVE Pantomime Group is celebrating.

MP Kris Hopkins backs campaign to save Silsden bank from closure

Craven Herald: Independent financial advisors John Lohan, left, and Mark Waterhouse, who are campaigning against the closure of the NatWest in Silsden

6:16am Thursday 11th September 2014

CAMPAIGNERS fighting controversial plans to close a Silsden bank have won the backing of the town's MP.

Craven supports 20th heritage open day initiative

Craven Herald: Skipton Castle Gatehouse

5:56am Thursday 11th September 2014

LANDMARK buildings across Craven are taking part in national Heritage Open Days this weekend.

Proceeds of Hellifield Beer Festival go to local organisations

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5:41am Thursday 11th September 2014

ORGANISERS of the second Hellifield Beer Festival, held in June, have presented a total of £2,600 to various local organisations. Among those to benefit were Hellifield gala, primary and pre-schools, the Guides, the church, and the institute.

Drink-driver stopped by police after tip-off

Craven Herald: webpix Skipton magistrates court law courts

5:20am Thursday 11th September 2014

POLICE lay in wait for a driver after receiving a tip-off she had been drinking, Skipton magistrates heard.

Annie celebrates her century

Craven Herald: Embsay 's Annie Brown celebrates her 100th birthday

5:17am Thursday 11th September 2014

FORMER farmer's wife, Annie Brown, celebrates her 100th birthday tomorrow.

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