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.

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.

Book explores social lives of Great War soldiers

Craven Herald: (6453830)

5:16am Monday 25th August 2014

A BOOK exploring the social life of soldiers on the front line in the Great War has been compiled through letters written by a former Barnoldswick man.

WI welcomes Home Guard

Craven Herald: (9024151)

5:03am Monday 25th August 2014

GLUSBURN and Cross Hills Women's Institute welcomed six members of the “C” Company, West Riding 28th Battalion, otherwise known as the Haworth Home Guard.

High floral quality causes judges a headache in Addingham show

Craven Herald: Some of the floral displays at Addingham Show

7:40am Sunday 24th August 2014

ADDINGHAM Allotments and Gardens Association's 41st annual show has been hailed a success, with a marked increase of entries compared to recent years.

Silsden accordionist Derek is music to the ears of charitable causes

Craven Herald: Derek Steele, who is playing his accordion at Sainbury's in Keighley to raise cash for disabled boy Connor Wrighton (9006222)

5:52am Sunday 24th August 2014

A SILSDEN accordionist is music to the ears of charitable causes across the district.

New addition makes a splash at Settle Pool

Craven Herald: Local children enjoy the new 30-metre plastic inflatable at Settle Swimming Pool

4:25am Sunday 24th August 2014

A NEW inflatable has arrived at Settle Swimming Pool - and staff say it is brilliant.

Littondale Fete has something for everyone

Craven Herald: Young race winners bid for glory

7:16am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A GREAT day out was had at Littondale Fete.

Music teacher dies at the age of 57

Craven Herald:

5:10am Saturday 23rd August 2014

ROD Mell, skilled classical and flamenco guitarist and teacher has died, aged 57.

Proud day for three generations of Craven buglers

Craven Herald: Three generations of the same family play the bugle for Skipton Royal British Legion Band Corp (9051600)

5:09am Saturday 23rd August 2014

When David Ellis lines up to play his bugle in front of Skipton memorial on Poppy Day, in November, he will be feeling great pride.

Trolley good donation for Airedale Hospital

Craven Herald: From left, Mark Wagstaff, resuscitation trainer at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, with volunteer Margaret Gallagher and Mike Yates, chairman of Airedale New Venture

4:20am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A CHARITY has funded life-saving equipment at Airedale Hospital.

Concern as Earby road begins to subside

Craven Herald: Councillors Mike Goulthorp and Morris Horsfield complain about the dangerous wall which is collapsing near the Earby Waterfall beauty spot. (8465504)

4:16am Saturday 23rd August 2014

SUBSIDENCE of a road has been discovered near an Earby beauty spot.

Carers deny defrauding elderly woman out of more than £500,000

Craven Herald:

1:06pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A group of carers accused of defrauding an elderly Cracoe woman out of more than £500,000 have pleaded not guilty to the allegation.

Charities invited to apply for grants from Craven Herald charitable foundation

Craven Herald: The Gannett Foundation

3:59pm Friday 22nd August 2014

CHARITIES making a lasting difference to communities in Craven are being urged to apply for grants of up to £10,000.







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