Man injured in Cowling climbing accident

Craven Herald: Yorkshire air ambulance

12:40pm Monday 21st July 2014

A 54-year-old man was injured in a fall yesterday while climbing outside Cowling.

Police appeal for witnesses after 20-year-old man dies in Cononley crash

Craven Herald: police

5:47pm Sunday 20th July 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man died and four other people were injured in a collision near Kildwick yesterday afternoon.

Rescuers help Three Peaks charity walkers

Craven Herald: Members of the Cave Rescue Organisation who put themselves at risk selflessly to help others who need their assistance

11:42am Sunday 20th July 2014

A 22-YEAR-OLD man, taking part in an organised Three Peaks charity walk on Saturday, suffered a knee injury while tackling Ingleborough.

Craven councillor banned after admitting drink driving.

Craven Herald: Andy Quinn, Tory candidate in the Embsay-with-Eastby ward of Craven District Council (8388253)

5:13pm Friday 18th July 2014

A CRAVEN District councillor was over the drink-drive limit when he stopped at the scene of an accident in Embsay, Skipton magistrates heard yesterday.

Summer of fun for youngest pupils at Settle Primary

Craven Herald: Reception children at Settle Swimming Pool

8:10am Sunday 20th July 2014

RECEPTION pupils at Settle Primary School are enjoying a summer of fun.

Welcome for new local preacher

Craven Herald: RECOGNISED: Local preacher Susanne Platt with her husband Neil and children Oliver and Amelia

7:11am Sunday 20th July 2014

SUSANNE Platt has been accepted as a Methodist local preacher after more than four years of study.

Sutton centre's 50th anniversary celebrated

Craven Herald: Edith Sugden, 96, cut a cake to celebrate Sutton-in-Craven Community Centre's 50th anniversary.

5:04am Sunday 20th July 2014

THE only remaining original member of the Sutton-in-Craven Community Centre had a special role to play at the building's golden jubilee celebration.

Murder probe couple named

Craven Herald:

12:19pm Saturday 19th July 2014

A couple whose deaths are at the centre of a murder investigation linked to a Dales beauty spot have been named by police.

Seeking Craven's Community Champions

Craven Herald:

6:47am Thursday 17th July 2014

THE quest to find the people who really make a difference in their communities has started for 2014.

Firearms team called to deal with loose cow in Skipton

Craven Herald: The escaped cow in Aireville Park

12:55pm Monday 21st July 2014

TWO people were slightly injured when a cow escaped from Skipton Auction Mart this morning.

Driver escapes crash as car bursts into flames

Craven Herald: FIREBALL: The car in flames on the A65 near Skipton.

7:44am Monday 21st July 2014

A MAN was pulled from a sports car moments before it burst into flames near Skipton.

Ingleton Primary named Growers of the Year

Craven Herald: Great Yorkshire Show 2014.... Veg Box overall winners Ingleton Primary school. Pictured, from the left, rear, Olivia Faraday, Charlotte Lewis, Tommy Cockett and Ben Allan and, front, Charlie Metcalfe and Eleanor Stapleton

7:20am Sunday 20th July 2014

PUPILS from Ingleton Primary School were named Young Growers of the Year title after winning the Yorkshire Agricultural Society’s Children’s Vegetable Garden Competition.

Freemason uses pedal power to raise charity cash

Craven Herald: Phil Atkinson in action

6:40am Saturday 19th July 2014

AN Addingham man is raising money for charity by getting on his bike and cycling 280 miles in three days.

Sun shines on this year's Clogfest

Craven Herald: Kathleen Brown, Jayne Dent and Bob Wilson from Addison Clog show a clean pair of heels as they perform a dance on Skipton High Street

6:35am Saturday 19th July 2014

THE annual Clogfest was bathed in sunshine on Saturday as 170 dancers and musicians enjoyed their celebration in Skipton.

Mums and teachers take part in 'Muddy' race

Craven Herald: Mums and teachers from Glusburn Community Primary School after the Pretty Muddy Race for Life

7:10am Saturday 19th July 2014

MUMS and teachers from Glusburn Community Primary School revelled in mud glorious mud – and raised cash for charity.

Glusburn School raises money for Shelterbox

Craven Herald: Key stage two pupils from Glusburn Primary School present a cheque for £845 to Skipton Craven Rotary Club Shelter Box appeal. Picture shows President Ken Lee, Julia Levers and George Garland and key stage two pupils

7:10am Saturday 19th July 2014

KEY stage two youngsters at Glusburn Primary School have been busy raising money to fund temporary homes for people hit by disasters in developing countries.

Grim discovery at Dales beauty spot is linked to murder investigation

Craven Herald:

11:25am Friday 18th July 2014

The discovery of a man's body at the foot of Malham Cove in the early hours of today is being linked to a murder investigation in Leeds.

A&E staff tackle sponsored walk

Craven Herald: Preparing for the walk in aid of the Emergency Department Appeal are, from left, senior charge nurse Richard Rees-Jones, emergency nurse practitioner Jonathan Carter, senior sister Mel Glover, staff nurses Jo Goodman and Jessica Crossley and healthcare su

7:28am Friday 18th July 2014

A TEAM from Airedale Hospital's A&E department is putting its best foot forward for a cause close to its heart.

Toilets reopen after £70,000 refurbishment

Craven Herald: Councillor John Dawson and Richard Allen from Dobson Construction open the newly renovated toilets in Coach Street, Skipton

6:19am Friday 18th July 2014

TOILETS have reopened in Skipton's Coach Street car park following a £70,000 refurbishment.

Police welcome figures showing North Yorkshire is still one of the safest places in the UK

Craven Herald: (8384363)

4:15pm Friday 18th July 2014

THE latest crime figures released by the Office of National Statistics show that North Yorkshire Police is still one of the safest places in the country.

Court hears man suffered fractured cheekbone when attacked in his Settle home

Craven Herald: (8116582)

2:10pm Friday 18th July 2014

AN UNPROVOKED attack on a man in Settle left him with a fractured cheekbone and a threat of repeated violence, Skipton magistrates heard.

Take on the Three Peaks Challenge

12:41pm Friday 18th July 2014

THE British Red Cross has a few places left for Yorkshire walkers to experience some of Craven's stunning scenery.

Success in helping troubled families

8:45am Friday 18th July 2014

NORTH Yorkshire County Council, which has been singled out for praise by Government this week for its success and the speed with which it is transforming the lives of troubled families, believes it is on course to have turned around 70 per cent of families by the end of the summer.

Former barrister is re-elected as park authority chairman

Craven Herald: Peter Charlesworth is re-elected as chairman of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority

7:22am Friday 18th July 2014

FORMER barrister and circuit judge Peter Charlesworth has been re-elected chairman of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) for the next year.

Rainbows in newly established unit make their promises

Craven Herald: Members and leaders of the newly established the Barnoldswick Rainbows unit

7:17am Friday 18th July 2014

TEN girls in a newly established Barnoldswick Rainbows unit made their promises in a ceremony earlier this month

Alice backs fundraising cycle ride

Craven Herald: Alice Halstead with Holly, her diabetic alert dog

7:17am Friday 18th July 2014

A GROUP of hobby cyclists will be cycling more than 200 miles from London to Paris later this year to raise money for medical detection dogs.

Party thrown for Settle 90-year-old

Craven Herald: 90-year-old Ken Carr

7:06am Friday 18th July 2014

A RETIRED electrician from Settle celebrated a landmark birthdawith relatives coming from as far afield as Wiltshire to mark the occasion.

Police code of ethics welcomed

Craven Herald:

7:06am Friday 18th July 2014

A NEW code of ethics for everyone working in policing announced this week has been welcomed by both North Yorkshire Police and Police and Crime Commissioner Julia Mulligan.

Lifelong Skipton resident Ken Patchett dies at the age of 84

Craven Herald: Ken Patchett

7:02am Friday 18th July 2014

A LIFELONG Skipton resident, Kenneth Patchett , known to his friends as Ken, died peacefully at Riverside Care Home, Sawley last week. He was 84 and had led a varied career. Born in Russell Street. Skipton he moved to a house on Burnside Estate when he was eight. He attended Christ Church School followed by a scholarship at Ermysted's Grammar School.

7,000 patients are waiting for treatment at Airedale

6:38am Friday 18th July 2014

MORE than 7,000 people are awaiting treatment at Airedale Hospital, new figures show.

Line-up revealed for Skipton Fake Festival

6:16am Friday 18th July 2014

WITH a line up boasting the best tributes to Coldplay, Muse and Kings of Leon, as well as local support acts, this year’s Skipton Fake Festival promises to have Aireville Park rocking.

Traders could set up in Craven car parks

6:07am Friday 18th July 2014

TRADING could be allowed on Craven District Council car parks as a way of generating extra income.

Man wants to set up book swap library in old Cowling phone box

Craven Herald: Paul Cross would like to set up a book swap library in this disused phone box in Cowling

6:07am Friday 18th July 2014

A COWLING man is looking to set up a book swap library at a disused phone box in the village.

Church celebrates its 150th anniversary

5:08am Friday 18th July 2014

ST John’s Church, Cononley, celebrated its150th anniversary on Sunday.

community objects to wind turbine plan

5:05am Friday 18th July 2014

RESIDENTS of Stirton and Thorlby have reacted angrily to proposals to site a single wind turbine in the heart of the hamlet.

Barnoldswick Catholic school's expansion hopes dashed

Craven Herald: Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson and Barnoldwick councillor Lyle Davy visted St Joseph's Primary School to hear about their hopes for expanding the school.

5:05am Friday 18th July 2014

DESPITE requests from the Pendle MP, a local councillor and headteacher, St Joseph's Catholic Primary School in Barnoldswick will not be allowed to expand.

Skipton stallholder claims not enough being done to promote the market

Craven Herald: Heidi Brandt who has run a stall on Skipton High Street for 22 years speaks out about her decision to stop trading due to soaring overheads and lack of council support

8:08am Thursday 17th July 2014

HEIDI Brandt has blamed poor promotion by Skipton Town Council for her decision to give up her market stall after 22 years.

'Out of control' woman found guilty of assaults

Craven Herald: webpix Skipton magistrates court law courts

7:46am Thursday 17th July 2014

A "WILD, out of control woman" refused to release her grip on two women's hair - despite police officers punching the back of her wrists and pressing their thumbs into her neck, Skipton magistrates heard.

Sun shines on Addingham Gala

Craven Herald: Addingham , Beavers , Cubs and Scouts dress up from Harry Potter. (8184161)

7:24am Thursday 17th July 2014

AFTER the high drama of the previous week when the Tour de France streamed through Addingham not once but twice, the annual village gala might have seemed a little superfluous.

Physio Linda to achieve dream at Commonwealth Games

Craven Herald: Linda Middleton who will act as a physiotherapist at the Commonwealth Games. She is pictured outside the Hydro Arena - affectionately known as the Armadillo

7:16am Thursday 17th July 2014

PHYSIOTHERAPIST Linda Middleton is about to achieve a lifetime's dream.

Festival raises money for cancer research

Craven Herald: Neil Livesey and his wife, Julie

7:13am Thursday 17th July 2014

A MUSIC festival will be held at Tosside next weekend to raise awareness and funds for testicular cancer.

Top apprentice Zoe has a following on the farm

Craven Herald: Craven College apprentice Zoe Slater has received an award at the Great Yorkshire Show as a nominee for Agricultural Student of the Year

6:48am Thursday 17th July 2014

ZOE Slater has gathered quite a following in the farming world since she received a prestigious award at the Great Yorkshire Show.

Skipton's Albion Place sold for more than £9 million.

6:32am Thursday 17th July 2014

SKIPTON'S new shops and restaurant complex has changed hands for more than £9 million.

Shock as allotment holders told they must move

6:25am Thursday 17th July 2014

ALLOTMENTS which have been cultivated for more than a century are to be axed.

Strike closes four Craven schools

Craven Herald: UNISON members stage a picket outside Belle Vue Mills, Skipton

5:13am Thursday 17th July 2014

PUBLIC sector workers in Craven joined Thursday's national strike.

Dales challenge day raises £45,000 for hospice

Craven Herald: (8098500)

12:49pm Thursday 17th July 2014

AN ANNUAL challenge day in the Dales has raised a whacking £45,000 for hospice care.

Tour de France euphoria continues

Craven Herald: Children at Addingham Primary School and their Tour de France art which can be seen from passing helicopters. Picture by Thomas Bolland

8:59am Thursday 17th July 2014

THE euphoria of the Tour de France was enjoyed across Craven, with several schools and groups holding events.

National Trust is to build on the legacy of Le Tour

Craven Herald: The Tour de France passes through Yorkshire. Picture by Brian Cleckner

8:48am Thursday 17th July 2014

THE National Trust has said it was proud to be a part of the Tour de France - one of the biggest event in the county’s history.

Bull sold for cancer charity

7:59am Thursday 17th July 2014

A BULL has been sold for £1,250 and the money donated to a trust set up to buy a form of cancer treatment.

50 Things to Do

7:48am Thursday 17th July 2014

YOUNGSTERS will be able cross three items off the National Trust’s 50 Things to Do list later this month. On Tuesday, they can learn to climb a tree and build a den at Malham Tarn and the following Tuesday, July 29, they can learn to use a map and compass at Buckden. Both events run from 1pm to 4pm and places must be booked in advance by ringing 01729 830416.

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