Tributes paid to Long Preston man killed in car crash

Craven Herald: Police appeal for information on a fatal accident which happened at Cononley Lane ends. (8577260)

6:10am Thursday 31st July 2014

THE family of a young Long Preston man who died in a crash in South Craven have paid tribute to their son.

Lights go out at public buildings to remember the outbreak of the First World War

Craven Herald: (6453830)

6:10am Thursday 31st July 2014

THE lights at public buildings across Craven will go out on Monday to commemorate the outbreak of the First World War 100 years ago.

New bus service is launched

Craven Herald: The new Skipton to Kirkby Lonsdale bus route is launched

5:14am Thursday 31st July 2014

A NEW commercially run bus service was launched on Monday about three months after the collapse of the long-standing Pennine bus company.

Former Craven Herald editor dies at the age of 86

Craven Herald: Former Craven Herald editor Jack Heald

4:59am Thursday 31st July 2014

FORMER Craven Herald editor Jack Heald died this week at the age of 86.

Alice celebrates 100th birthday

Craven Herald: Alice Moug celebrates her 100th birthday. (8315327)

5:56am Thursday 31st July 2014

A SKIPTON woman has celebrated her 100th birthday.

Bell heralds the start of First World War commemoration in Hebden

5:56am Thursday 31st July 2014

THE ringing of the church bell will start the First World War commemorations in Hebden.

Vigil held to honour Great War heroes

Craven Herald: War veteran Frank Stokes

5:38am Thursday 31st July 2014

WAR veteran Frank Stokes will lead a vigil to honour the 21 young men from Embsay and Eastby who lost their lives during World War One on Monday night.

Edward's Diary tells of life in Silsden during the First World War

Craven Herald: WAR STORY: Primary school teacher Beverley Anne Reay

5:26am Thursday 31st July 2014

LIFE in Silsden during the First World War, as seen through the eyes of a child, is the subject of a new publication by Silsden Local History Group.

Hydro directors launch new share issue

Craven Herald: The Settle Hydro plant

5:26am Thursday 31st July 2014

THE directors of Settle Hydro Limited are seeking additional investment in the town's multi-award winning hydro-electric scheme.

Hundreds party in the sunshine at Cowling Gala

Craven Herald: Gala queen Gaby OToole with retinue Joseph Smith, Mollie White , Harriet Robinson and Eddie White

5:23am Thursday 31st July 2014

BLAZING hot weather welcomed hundreds of people to this year's Cowling Gala.

Craven car enthusiasts take part in vintage rally

Craven Herald: More than 600 cars are expected at the Hebden Bridge Vintage Weekend

4:59am Thursday 31st July 2014

THREE Craven car enthusiasts will be heading to Hebden Bridge this weekend for its vintage weekend.

River experts take the plunge with walk challenge

Craven Herald: Jack Spees, director of the Ribble Rivers Trust, left, and Mark Rudd, fisheries officer for the Environment Agency,  who are taking in the Ribble Way Challenge

4:50am Thursday 31st July 2014

TWO river experts are taking the plunge and tackling the Ribble Way Challenge.

Craven U3A holds annual open day

4:41am Thursday 31st July 2014

CRAVEN U3A will hold an open day in Skipton Town Hall on Tuesday from 2pm to 4pm.

Clapham Street Fair is blessed with good weather

4:33am Thursday 31st July 2014

THE sun shone on the 35th Clapham Street Fair on Saturday.

Silent vigil calls for no more war

4:28am Thursday 31st July 2014

GRASSINGTON Peace Group and Skipton and Airton Quakers are holding silent vigils to mark Britain’s entry into the First World War.

Sutton villagers to recognise 11 fallen soldiers

Craven Herald: Sutton resident Andrew Monkhouse, who now lives in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, compiled details of the Fallen of Sutton

4:27am Thursday 31st July 2014

A CENTURY after the outbreak of the First World War, a plaque bearing the names of 11 fallen servicemen is to be unveiled on the Sutton-in-Craven war memorial at a ceremony on Sunday.

Tyres punctured in West Craven incidents

4:06am Thursday 31st July 2014

TYRES were punctured in two separate incidents of criminal damage to vehicles in West Craven.

Folk night offers music and food

3:43am Thursday 31st July 2014

THERE will be a summer feel to this weekend's First Sunday Folk night at Settle's Victoria Hall. For as well as music from Mike Harding and the William Small Small Orchestra, there will be a barbecue from 6pm. Admission is free.

Signalling problems sorted out

Craven Herald: Northern Rail will continue running services in the north - but MUST get better

3:49pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

SIGNALLING problems that had delayed train services between Skipton and Leeds earlier this afternoon have been sorted out.

Joseph triumphs at Ermysted's film festival

Craven Herald: Ermysted's pupils Jake Wych, Toby Symonds and Niall Azam shoot a four minute movie for the Ermytainers Film Festival

8:33am Monday 28th July 2014

ERMYSTED'S Grammar School pupil Joseph Coates could soon be challenging the likes of Steven Spielberg and Martin Scorsese.

Austwick WI celebrates its 90th birthday

Craven Herald: Austwick WI celebrates its 90th birthday with a 20s party

8:30am Monday 28th July 2014

MEMBERS of Austwick Women's Institute celebrated its 90th birthday with a 1920s theme.

Scouts learn about survival at district camp

Craven Herald: Ingleton Scouts Georgia Tazzyman, Beth Dinsdale and Jeah Modar receiving their Chief Scout Gold Awards from Olympian, Emma Lonsdale

8:27am Monday 28th July 2014

THE extremes of blazing sun and heavy rain did not dampen the spirits of more than 60 youngsters and 40 adults who took part in the Ingleborough District Scout Camp.

Rotary names its writing and art winners

Craven Herald: Settle Rotary Club present awards to the Young Writer and Young Artist competition winners. Pictured are (left to right): Bob Hart (Settle Youth Activities), Pat Taylor (District Officer for Youth Opportunities), Sufyan Khan (Junior Young Writer), Martha

8:27am Sunday 27th July 2014

SETTLE Rotary Club presented awards to the winners of its annual young writer and young artist competitions.

Dales pub stages car wash for school

Craven Herald: Landlord Ashley and Hayley Crampton from The Clarendon, Hebden put on a sponsored car wash day to raise money for Burnsall Primary School. (8092440)

8:30am Saturday 26th July 2014

IT was sponges at the ready when the Clarendon Hotel, Hebden, staged a charity car wash.

Craven conductor helps to revive festival orchestra

Craven Herald: Musical director Ben Crick

8:25am Saturday 26th July 2014

STEETON musician Ben Crick has helped to revive the Harrogate Festival Orchestra ahead of the festival’s 50th anniversary.

Football players in dribbling challenge

Craven Herald: IN ACTION: Skipton Town Girls take part in a sponsored dribble-a-thon

8:11am Saturday 26th July 2014

YOUNG football players have been practising their dribbling skills - covering a distance from Skipton to Manchester.

Skipton school in special measures makes progress

Craven Herald: St Stephen Primary School pupils Lizzie Mulligan, Harry Johnston, Carrie Parker, Gabri Tankard and Herson De Lara attain Level Six in Writting.  (7967379)

6:56am Friday 25th July 2014

A SKIPTON school is making progress after being placed in special measures earlier this year.

Falcon Manor is sold

Craven Herald: The grade two listed Falcon Manor at Settle

7:35am Friday 25th July 2014

THE Falcon Manor Hotel at Settle has been sold off an asking price of offers over £550,000.

Skipton street is at the centre of new business activity

Craven Herald: Skipton Mayor John Dawson opens new travel buisness Spear Travel . Picture shows the Mayor with owners Peter and Libby Cookson. (8413872)

7:39am Friday 25th July 2014

A SKIPTON street has become a centre of new business activity with the opening of a new travel agency, the relocation of an insurance business and the emergence of a new estate agents and chartered surveyors.

Barnoldswick homes plan rejected for second time

Craven Herald:

7:04am Friday 25th July 2014

PLANS to build 29 homes on land off Long Ing Lane in Barnoldswick have suffered a severe blow after a scheme was rejected for the second time.

Councillor upset Earby playing fields left to deteriorate

Craven Herald: Councilors Mike Goulthorp and Morris Horsfield speak out about Pendle councils decision to leave the grass long at Birley Playing Fields , Earby. (8351999)

6:50am Friday 25th July 2014

AN Earby councillor is upset that a popular open space on the edge of walking country is being left to deteriorate.

Peregrine viewpoint welcomes its 200,000th visitor

Craven Herald: John and Lindsey Eccles and their children. Please credit photo courtesy of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority.

6:33am Friday 25th July 2014

THE peregrine viewing scheme at Malham Cove has welcomed its 200,000th visitor since it began in 2003.

Commuters' anger as Government warns regional rail fares could soar to pay for improved services

Craven Herald: CONCERN: Tim Calow, chairman of  Aire Valley Rail Users' Group, who has warned that fare hikes will increase traffic congestion

6:26am Friday 25th July 2014

RAIL passenger groups reacted with anger last night as the Transport Secretary warned regional fares might have to soar to pay for better services.

Skipton Town Partnership looks ahead

Craven Herald: (8361058)

6:00am Friday 25th July 2014

A NEW name, a new image and a new openness is being promised by the first-ever manager of Skipton Business Improvement District (BID).

Secure your home against burglars

8:33am Friday 25th July 2014

DETECTIVES in Craven are urging residents to follow some simple crime prevention advice and help keep burglars out this summer.

Cyclist gets ready for 960-mile challenge

Craven Herald: Andrew Leverton prepares for his fund raising Lands End too John O'Groats Cycle ride . Picture shows Andrew being encouraged by his family Charlie, Jack and Sharon Leverton. (8437310)

8:33am Friday 25th July 2014

THE Leverton family from Hellifield are busy preparing for their summer holiday.

Farmer denies causing unnecessary suffering

Craven Herald: webpix Skipton magistrates court law courts

8:08am Friday 25th July 2014

A SKIPTON farmer has denied causing unnecessary suffering to a dog. Keith Marshall, 59, of Broughton Road, denies causing unnecessary suffering by firing a shotgun at Skipton on April 7. He appeared at Skipton Magistrates Court on Friday when his case was adjourned for a management hearing to August 8.

Skipton Craven Rotary Club elect new president

Craven Herald: New Rotary president Ken Lee

6:34am Friday 25th July 2014

THE new president of Skipton Craven Rotary Club is Ken Lee.

Skipton pub raises cash

Craven Herald:

6:11am Friday 25th July 2014

A FUNDRAISING anniversary bash will take place at Skipton's Royal Shepherd Pub next month.

Nominations open for Barnoldswick in Bloom awards

Craven Herald:

5:57am Friday 25th July 2014

NOMINATIONS are being sought for the Barnoldswick in Bloom awards.

Caring SBS wins award

Craven Herald:

5:56am Friday 25th July 2014

SKIPTON Building Society has won a major award for its Grassroots Giving scheme in a campaign to find Britain’s most caring organisations.

South Craven School cyclists stage a Grand Arrival

Craven Herald: . The  South Craven School staff members arriving at school following their ride

5:39am Friday 25th July 2014

STAFF fromSouth Craven School set off on their own Tour only days after the Grand Depart.

Steeton credit control boss celebrates double anniversary

Craven Herald: Rob Lewis

5:39am Friday 25th July 2014

ROB Lewis is celebrating a double anniversary.

Action call on bends as man dies in head-on crash

Craven Herald:

9:10am Thursday 24th July 2014

A NEW call for safety action at “dangerous” bends on a major road between Craven and West Yorkshire has been made following the death of a 20-year-old man in a head-on crash.

Seeking a champion of the arts in Craven

Craven Herald: (8447675)

8:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

WHO is a true champion of culture and the arts in Craven?

Ingleton Gala triumphs despite the rain

Craven Herald: Ingleton Gala Queen Millie Steel with her retinue

7:21am Thursday 24th July 2014

CROWDS turned out to support Ingleton Gala on Saturday - despite the heavy showers.

Family heartbroken by mystery death on Hellifield farm

Craven Herald:

8:36am Thursday 24th July 2014

MEMBERS of a heartbroken farming family have spoken of their grief after a 72-year-old family member was killed in a mystery accident.

Steeton shed stars on TV

Craven Herald: John Leaver in White Lodge

8:35am Thursday 24th July 2014

STEETON man John Leaver is bidding for national honours - in the 2014 Shed of the Year competition.

Langcliffe is offered ground for new allotments

8:34am Thursday 24th July 2014

A VILLAGE which has been shocked by the loss of its allotments could be offered use of ground for new ones - by the owners of its former school buildings.

HML sold for £47.5 million

Craven Herald:

8:34am Thursday 24th July 2014

SKIPTON-based HML - one of the town's biggest employers - has been sold by Skipton Building Society for £47.5 million.

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