Driver jailed for three years for causing death of Craven hotelier

Craven Herald:

6:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A 43-YEAR-old woman who was almost twice over the legal drink-drive limit has been jailed for three years for causing the death of a Craven hotelier.

Police appeal for witnesses after two die in motorcycle crash near Long Preston

Craven Herald: Police are continuing to investigate the crash

12:19pm Monday 1st September 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST and his pillion passenger died in a road traffic collision near Nappa on Sunday.

Cross Hills video gamers to take on the world

Craven Herald: Tom and Jaden Davies

6:00am Monday 1st September 2014

TWO boys from Cross Hills have the world of video gaming at their fingertips.

Skipton could get new retail park

Craven Herald: Artists' impression of the new retail park

5:50am Monday 1st September 2014

A WICKES DIY and Pets at Home have been revealed as part of a planned new retail park on the outskirts of Skipton.

Cross Hills Tennis Club launches its premises following major refurbishment

Craven Herald: From left, Cross Hills club chairman Glenn Frost with Keighley MP Kris Hopkins

5:34am Monday 1st September 2014

A KEIGHLEY district tennis club has proudly re-launched its newly refurbished premises.

Airedale Hospital open day a 'phenomenal' success

Craven Herald: Kasha Templar-Lloyd, seven, gets to hold the baby on the midwifery stall

6:33am Sunday 31st August 2014

AN open day at Airedale Hospital has been hailed as a "phenomenal" success.

'Amazing' exhibits at Langcliffe Show

Craven Herald: Daisy Hay and her decorated cupcakes

5:45am Sunday 31st August 2014

CRAVEN Olympian Emma Lonsdale officially opened the third Langcliffe Show.

Two new trophies contested at Earby Show

5:14am Sunday 31st August 2014

EARBY and District Gardeners staged their 71st annual horticultural show at the New Road Community Centre.

Concert commemorates First World War

Craven Herald: Matthew Dutton, partnership development manager at Punch Taverns, presents the Lonsdale family with a bottle of champagne.

4:31am Sunday 31st August 2014

EARBY’S White Lion Inn has reached the final of national awards for the pub industry.

Centre says farewell to long-standing trustee

Craven Herald: Craven Volunteer Cetnre management committee members, from the left, back row: Jack Tarrant , from Ermysted’s Grammar School, Kevin Baldwin, Alex Dewar; front: Mags Allen, Gordon Jackson, Jerry Ford and Graham Yule.

4:28am Sunday 31st August 2014

CRAVEN Volunteer Centre said a sad farewell to one of its longest-serving trustees at its annual general meeting.

Budding archers take part in taster day

Craven Herald: Aspiring archers take part in a taster day at Burton-in-Lonsdale's recreation ground.

6:50am Saturday 30th August 2014

A GROUP of aspiring archers took part in a taster day at Burton-in-Lonsdale's recreation ground.

Bolton Abbey Fete is hailed a success despite the rain

Craven Herald: Andy Carr encourages Matthew Avison, Alfie Horsfield and Thomas Avison in the human fruit machine

6:46am Saturday 30th August 2014

ABOUT 600 people attended Bolton Abbey's annual fete on Monday.

Police quiz night raises £4,000 for charity.

Craven Herald: DS Steve Menzies and PC Gillian Seed, a fundraiser with the Craven Police Charity Fund, hand over a cheque to Karen Weaving from Petal

5:51am Saturday 30th August 2014

AN impressive more than £4,000 was raised at an annual police quiz and auction night held in Skipton.

Railway society moves the date of annual exhibition

Craven Herald: Geoff Holmes views the Skipton exhibit, Cowling Top

8:07am Friday 29th August 2014

SKIPTON and District Railway Society is making tracks.

Chance to choose the Young Champion

7:23am Friday 29th August 2014

DO YOU know a young person that has made an exceptional contribution to Craven?

More than 300 groups shortlisted for Grassroots grant

Craven Herald: Skipton Building Society chief executive David Cutter (9643884)

6:43am Friday 29th August 2014

SKIPTON Building Society has shortlisted a total of 304 community-minded organisations for this year’s award-winning Grassroots Giving campaign.

Employment expert joins local law firm

6:30am Friday 29th August 2014

EXPERIENCED employment lawyer Simon Blake has joined Walker Foster Solicitors as part of the firm's continued growth.

'Barking mad' shop opens in Barnoldswick

Craven Herald: Tilltot’s Perfectly Mad Emporium managing director Mags Walker with her dog Tilly, after whom the shop is named

5:47am Friday 29th August 2014

A BARKING mad new Barnoldswick store is aiming to put the fun back into the British hight street.

Concerns over changes to electoral registration

Craven Herald: Man Inserting Voting Paper into a Ballot Box (9641260)

5:25am Friday 29th August 2014

CONCERNS about changes to electoral registration need to be taken up with the relevant government office, says Craven District Council.

Draft Craven local plan out for consultation in September

Craven Herald: (9634342)

5:11am Friday 29th August 2014

CRAVEN'S long awaited local plan should be out for consultation in its draft form next month.

Farmer lodges wind turbine appeal

4:29am Friday 29th August 2014

A FARMER whose plan to build a 147ft high wind turbine on his land near Austwick was refused permission has appealed to the Planning Inspectorate.

Aireville Park is transformed

4:26am Friday 29th August 2014

THE transformation of Skipton's Aireville Park from a "shameful" advert for Craven has been welcomed.

Driving ban for HGV driver

4:13am Friday 29th August 2014

AN HGV driver admitted to police he had been drinking and driving when they attended an address in Skipton on another matter, heard magistrates.

Safety move to stop bin men moving wheelie bins is branded as "ridiculous"

Craven Herald: Bins on the steep streets around Skipton. (9062521)

6:05am Thursday 28th August 2014

A HEALTH and safety move which could mean bin men being told to stop moving wheelie bins has been branded as "ridiculous" by a Craven councillor.

Good turnout at Hebden Sports despite drizzle

Craven Herald: Under 14 boys winner  Adam Gibson

7:11am Thursday 28th August 2014

PERSISTENT drizzle failed to dampen the spirits and good humour of people at Hebden Sports on Monday.

Himalayas mission for charitable man

Craven Herald: Nick Hodgson in the Lake District last winter on a training walk.

7:09am Thursday 28th August 2014

A PROLIFIC fundraiser is preparing to embark on his third overseas trek to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Ecology workers fail to save 250-year-old tree

Craven Herald: EBS Ethics Manager Anna Laycock with the doomed tree

7:06am Thursday 28th August 2014

THE life of a magnificent 250-year-old tree on the site of Aldi’s new Silsden store ended ingloriously on Tuesday as it was felled by chainsaws in less than five minutes.

No Sex Please for Sutton thespians in their latest comedy

Craven Herald: The Green Hut Theatre Company stage No Sex Please We’re British

6:48am Thursday 28th August 2014

A CLASSIC British farce will be presented by Sutton’s Green Hut Theatre Company next week.

Concern over planned bank closure in Silsden

Craven Herald: Stuart Rowland of Walker Foster solicitors, outside the Silsden branch of the NatWest Bank, which is being closed

6:39am Thursday 28th August 2014

NEWS that Silsden's NatWest Bank branch is to close this autumn has sparked an angry reaction from local people.

Independent schools set to merge

Craven Herald: Heather Hancock, chairman of the governors at Malsis School

6:37am Thursday 28th August 2014

TWO of Craven's independent schools are to join forces.

Tractor fire

Craven Herald: webpix fire engine emergency services firefighter

6:33am Thursday 28th August 2014

FIRE crews from four towns tackled a blaze in a yard on Bentham Road, Ingleton, on Sunday night.

Deluge of protests for Silsden flood barrier

Craven Herald: The structure at the weir on Silsden Beck, which Val Carroll described as an eyesore (9470702)

6:31am Thursday 28th August 2014

A DELUGE of protest has greeted the building of new flood defences on the banks of Silsden Beck.

Sunshine comes out for Malham Show

Craven Herald: Winner of the heavy horse competition Matthew Bedford

6:15am Thursday 28th August 2014

FINE weather brought the crowds to Malham Show on Saturday, making it one of the most successful in recent years.

Sunny and breezy Kilnsey Show bring smiles to visitors

Craven Herald: Kilnsey Show- Rex Geldard judges show prize winning Leeks. (9691629)

6:07am Thursday 28th August 2014

KILNSEY Show provided another entertaining day out for thousands of visitors on Tuesday.

Former winner returns to start Burnsall Fell Race

Craven Herald: Start of the ten-mile road race

5:39am Thursday 28th August 2014

THE clock was turned back at Burnsall Feast Sports on Saturday.

Craven volunteers take part in rescue in North Wales

5:16am Thursday 28th August 2014

MEMBERS of Craven's two rescue groups travelled to North Wales on Saturday to assist a diver who had collapsed beyond a long flooded passage in the disused Aber Las Mine.

Kitten dies after being stuck in car engine

Craven Herald: Brolga, who rode around in the engine compartment as the driver tried to work out what the noise was

5:12am Thursday 28th August 2014

A KITTEN has lost its fight for life after spending two days stuck inside a car engine.

Burton in Lonsdale villagers to hear latest on plans to buy Punch Bowl pub

Craven Herald: LOCAL ISSUES: Mike Lavelle, chairman of a committee seeking to buy the Punch Bowl in Burton-in-Lonsdale and run it as a community pub

4:44am Thursday 28th August 2014

VILLAGERS will hear details of a plan to take over a pub for their community in a public meeting on Tuesday.

Lothersdale farming couple celebrate diamond wedding anniversary

Craven Herald: Edward and Mabel Booth, of Lothersdale,celebrate their diamond wedding

4:42am Thursday 28th August 2014

LIFELONG members of the farming community have just celebrated 60 years of marriage with friends and family.

Bentham man to chair rail partnership

4:41am Thursday 28th August 2014

BENTHAM man Gerald Townson has been appointed chairman of the Leeds-Lancaster-Morecambe Community Rail Partnership (CRP).

Silsden couple celebrate 60 years of marriage

Craven Herald: Joseph and Norma Galvin on their wedding day

4:41am Thursday 28th August 2014

A SILSDEN couple are celebrating 60 years of marriage.

Access forum needs new members

4:36am Thursday 28th August 2014

A GROUP that helps to improve public access and recreation in the Yorkshire Dales National Park is on the lookout for new members.

Silsden continues to build on Tour legacy

Craven Herald:

4:27am Thursday 28th August 2014

SILSDEN groups are holding a celebration event to continue the legacy of the Tour de France.

Libraries stage events to trace First World War ancestors.

4:26am Thursday 28th August 2014

A SERIES of events aimed at helping people to trace first world war relatives is to be held in libraries across Craven.

Controversial turbine refused

4:26am Thursday 28th August 2014

CONTROVERSIAL plans to site a 65ft high wind turbine at Stirton Grange, Stirton, have been thrown out by Craven District Council.

Pub regulars fail to break sausage record

4:17am Thursday 28th August 2014

SAUSAGE and cider fans flocked to Silsden for a celebration of local fare and also to compete in a Guinness World record attempt on Saturday.

Refused plans for listed house resubmitted.

4:08am Thursday 28th August 2014

PLANS to build a leisure complex with swimming pool at listed Stainton Cotes, Coniston Cold, have been resubmitted.

Sutton community responder named volunteer of the year

Craven Herald: Yvonne Butterworth

7:53am Tuesday 26th August 2014

SUTTON-IN-CRAVEN businesswoman and mum-of-four Yvonne Butterworth has plenty to keep her busy but her extra efforts as a volunteer for Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust have seen her named as North Yorkshire’s Volunteer of the Year.

Aireville pupils help Heroes charity

Craven Herald: STUDENTS at Aireville School, Skipton, presented a £223 cheque to Help for Heroes local co-ordinator Antony Went

8:53am Tuesday 26th August 2014

STUDENTS at Aireville School, Skipton, have presented a £223 cheque to Help for Heroes.

Theatre school moves to new home

Craven Herald: GTS moves to Skipton Town Hall

6:41am Monday 25th August 2014

GTS Performing Arts is moving home to accommodate more students.

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