A FARNHILL man has been sent to crown court on 15 charges of sexual offences and indecency with children.
Derrick Gordon Hooley, 68, faces four charges of indecent assault on an underage boy and six of gross indecency with an underage boy.
He also faces three charges of indecent assault on an underage girl and one of gross indecency with an underage girl. He further faces one charge of taking an indecent photograph of a child. All the offences are said to have taken place between 1985 and 1994.
Hooley, of Main Street, appeared at Skipton Magistrates Court on Friday when he denied all charges. He is due to make his first appearance at Bradford Crown Court on June 27.