Breaking news A65 closed by crash between HGV and car

Craven Herald: police

4:53pm Friday 1st August 2014

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious collision on the A65 near Clapham.

Parents of Cononley heart girl take part in charity trek

Craven Herald: Lois and Julian Brown during the charity trek

6:18am Friday 1st August 2014

A COUPLE whose young daughter has undergone lifesaving heart surgery took part in a challenge walk to support a charity which has helped them.

Workmates step out to raise awareness of brain tumour symptoms

Craven Herald: Gill Wooler, left, and Alice Keinhorst on Whernside

5:18am Friday 1st August 2014

WORKMATES from a building firm have completed a gruelling challenge in tribute to a popular colleague from Earby who has been diagnosed with a terminal brain tumour.

MP vows to fight job losses at Rolls-Royce

Craven Herald: Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson helps resolve safety concern

9:06am Friday 1st August 2014

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson has pledged to step up his fight to save jobs at Rolls-Royce’s Barnoldswick plants.

High-flying college is invited to the House of Commons

Craven Herald: Picture shows Skipton MP Julian Smith, Craven College director of curriculum Rebecca Walker and student Russell Pink

8:27am Friday 1st August 2014

CRAVEN College has been recognised for the quality of its courses - and, in particular, its air transport and aviation management courses at The Aviation Academy at Leeds Bradford International Airport.

Beacons team hand over cheque to Carleton

Craven Herald: Carleton residents accept an £800 cheque from the Beacons Festival team

8:19am Friday 1st August 2014

THIRTY residents of Carleton met with the Beacons Festival team to discuss this year’s event, which will be held at the village’s Heslaker Farm from August 7 to 10.

Chance to honour groups that make a difference to Craven communities

Craven Herald:

8:04am Friday 1st August 2014

HERE'S a chance to honour those groups that make a real difference to their communities and helps to ensure they are a great place to live.

Tributes to former Skipton teacher who was twice mayor

Craven Herald: betty campbell (8442042)

7:54am Friday 1st August 2014

WARM tributes have been paid to former Skipton teacher, town councillor and mayor Betty Campbell, who has died.

Volunteers sought for Barnoldswick 'inland' beach

Craven Herald:

7:30am Friday 1st August 2014

ORGANISERS are hoping to run Barnoldswick Beach over a four-week period in August.

Great grandmother will be remembered for her smile

Craven Herald:

6:46am Friday 1st August 2014

MRS Margaret Robinson, of Settle, has died at Milton House, Gargrave, at the age of 88.

Extra care housing planned for Ingleton and Bentham

Craven Herald:

6:19am Friday 1st August 2014

NORTH Yorkshire County Council is planning to develop two extra care housing schemes on sites in Craven.

Man fined for contravening tree preservation order

Craven Herald: webpix Skipton magistrates court law courts

6:05am Friday 1st August 2014

DESPITE being told on two occasions he was in breach of a tree preservation order, James Rucastle continued to construct a driveway which threatened a beech and sycamore, magistrates were told.

Charity helped by Steeton stairlift company

5:49am Friday 1st August 2014

STEETON-based Acorn Stairlifts has stepped in to help residents at a home for vulnerable people.

Go-ahead for affordable homes in Ingleton

5:28am Friday 1st August 2014

PLANNING permission has been given to the erection of 15 affordable homes on land off Low Demesne Close, Ingleton.

Scouting movement says farewell to dedicated couple

Craven Herald: Ben Bradley, representing Settle Scouts, and Rachel Weller from Ingleton, present gifts to Mary Anne and Dave Burrows at the recent Survival Camp at Austwick

5:24am Friday 1st August 2014

DAVE and Mary Anne Burrows, who have given more than 60 years to Scouting, have stood down as Assistant District Commissioner and District Cub Scout Leader of the Ingleborough District.

Barnoldswick park to fly Green Flag

5:17am Friday 1st August 2014

BARNOLDSWICK'S Valley Gardens is among eight parks in Pendle that will be able to fly a Green Flag this year.

Bentham's part in the Great War

Craven Herald: Local historian Dr David Johnson looks through the records at St John's Church, Low Bentham

5:14am Friday 1st August 2014

LOCAL historian David Johnson made a series of discoveries when he carried out research for an exhibition about Bentham’s part in the Great War.

Free WiFi to be installed in Barnoldswick town centre

5:04am Friday 1st August 2014

BARNOLDSWICK is set to become the first community in Lancashire to install free WiFi in its town centre.

Milestone for Airedale's telehealth hub

4:53am Friday 1st August 2014

AIREDALE Hospital's telehealth hub has achieved a milestone.

Railway friends organise a series of guided walks

4:26am Friday 1st August 2014

THE Friends of the Settle-Carlisle line have organised series of guided walks for Saturday.

Iron bar brandished in driver dispute in Skipton.

4:09am Friday 1st August 2014

WHEN Simon Kneeshaw leaped from his car after exchanging two fingered gestures with the driver of a Peugeot, he realised he had bitten off more than he could chew, magistrates were told.

Skipton Building Society chief hails "outstanding" financial results

Craven Herald: Skipton Building Society chief executive David Cutter

4:28pm Thursday 31st July 2014

SKIPTON Building Society chiefs have hailed "outstanding" financial results which they say will help to preserve jobs in the town.

Husband's tribute to Skipton's Rebecca Greaves, who loses cancer battle at 26

Craven Herald: Rebecca Lawrence, right, with her mum Karen McIntyre

7:47am Thursday 31st July 2014

A HEARTBROKEN husband has spoken of his grief after losing his wife of just three months to cervical cancer - and of his pride in the "relentlessly positive" way she had lived with the disease.

Pensioner dazzled by sun in collision with elderly woman in Skipton

Craven Herald: webpix Skipton magistrates court law courts

7:12am Thursday 31st July 2014

AN 89-year-old driver was dazzled by the sun when he struck an elderly woman as she crossed Gargrave Road in Skipton without looking, a court was told.

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.

Skipton Building Society chief hails "outstanding" financial results

Craven Herald:

4:29pm Thursday 31st July 2014

SKIPTON Building Society chiefs have hailed "outstanding" financial results which they say will help to preserve jobs in the town.

Settle care provider wins top award

Craven Herald: Director Samantha Harrison, centre, celebrates the gold award from Investors in People with some of the staff at Continued Care

11:30am Thursday 31st July 2014

A CARE provider from Settle has become the first in North Yorkshire to achieve a gold award from Investors in People.

Skipton remembers the Great War

9:25am Thursday 31st July 2014

SKIPTON Civic Society has joined forces with the town's Holy Trinity Church to stage an exhibition about the town and its people during and after the First World War.

Proms pulled in the crowds following thunderstorm

Craven Herald: Silsden Gala Committee portrayed characters from the Cluedo board game during the Proms on the Farm

8:59am Thursday 31st July 2014

THE sky cleared just in time for this year’s Proms on the Farm.

Flowerpot army invades Settle!

Craven Herald: Jenny and Lara Reynolds have fun with one of the flowerpot men outside The House That Jack Built

7:32am Thursday 31st July 2014

STRANGE happenings have been taking place around Settle.

Call for new £7m school in Silsden

Craven Herald:

7:25am Thursday 31st July 2014

CALLS have been made for a £7 million new primary school in Silsden.

Party atmosphere for 2014 Silsden Gala

Craven Herald: From left, Jeremy Billis, Lee Smith, Jean Bower and Andy Burden

6:57am Thursday 31st July 2014

MUSIC, fun and competitions created a carnival atmosphere in central Silsden last weekend.

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

Craven Herald:

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.







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