Students get an insight into the world of engineering

Craven Herald: Ermysted's Grammar School pupils Fernando Georgiou, Tom Crossley and Oscar Clements

6:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

TALENTED young students from Ermysted's Grammar School,Skipton, have been given a valuable insight into the world of engineering.

Calls for communal meeting place at planned Skipton apartments for elderly

7:29am Monday 29th September 2014

PLANS to build 12 apartments on the site of former sheltered housing in Skipton should include a communal area, says a councillor.

Sixth formers take part in induction day

Craven Herald: Staff at South Craven School got a soaking during the induction day for year 12 students

4:31am Monday 29th September 2014

NEWCOMERS to the sixth form at South Craven School in Cross Hills took part in a range of challenges as part of an annual induction day.

Resident asks why work has halted on Clapham rail viaduct

Craven Herald: Wayne Reddyhough complains about the noise levels from work being under taken on the Clapham Viaduct. (10229494)

6:41am Sunday 28th September 2014

AN EXASPERATED householder has demanded to know why repair work on a Craven railway viaduct came to a halt four months ago - and why a generator on the site is still going 24 hours a day.

Flower festival remembers Langcliffe's war dead

Craven Herald: The Army exhibit near the entrance to Langcliffe Church

6:31am Sunday 28th September 2014

THOSE who gave their lives during the First World War were remembered at a flower festival at Church of St John the Evangelist, Langcliffe.

Bikers raise money for Oakworth toddler at Cross Hills ride-out

Craven Herald: Bikes assemble for the ride-out at Cross Hills for the Nicole's Wish to Walk appeal

6:28am Sunday 28th September 2014

DIRTY Deeds in Cross Hills last weekend raised money for a toddler.

Lottery chiefs turn down Ingleton church's new roof cash bid for third time

Craven Herald:

5:40am Sunday 28th September 2014

A DISAPPOINTED Craven congregation will have to put up with a leaking church roof for a while longer after their pleas for cash to mend it fell on deaf ears.

Silsden girl achieves model stock car success

Craven Herald: Successful model stock-car racer Amelia Batty, 14, of Silsden

5:24am Sunday 28th September 2014

A TEENAGER from Silsden produced the drive of her career to finish third in world championship for model stock cars.

Silsden man spreading love of books to Zambia

Craven Herald: Adrian Thompson, right, and Book Bus colleague Lucy Curzon, left, with students from Chitempha Primary School in Mfuwe showing off lion masks they'd made

5:04am Sunday 28th September 2014

A SILSDEN man is helping to introduce a love of books and reading to children in Africa.

Police constable tackles gruelling challenge in the Alps

Craven Herald: Jane Carpenter competes in the gruelling Ultra Trail Tour Du Mont Blanc

6:31am Saturday 27th September 2014

POLICE constable Jane Carpenter swapped the streets of Settle for the mountains of the Alps.

Earby woman cashes in on car raffle

Craven Herald: Earby's Pendleside Hospice shop manager Sharon Andrews with shop volunteer Jennifer Beckwith, who won the annual car raffle.

6:27am Saturday 27th September 2014

EARBY'S Jennifer Beckwith was the lucky winner of Pendleside Hospice's annual car raffle.

Young heart patient shows support for charity's campaign.

Craven Herald: Josh Licastri who suffers with a heart problem launches the Bag it, Beat It campaign at The British Heart Foundation Shop in Skipton. Picture shows Josh with Julie Clegg, Theresa Hodgson and Lorraine Tattersall

6:26am Saturday 27th September 2014

BARNOLDSWICK teenager Josh Licastri dropped in to Skipton's British Heart Foundation shop with his family to show support for its latest campaign.

Pupils are enjoying their amazing space

Craven Herald: Pupils celebrate the opening of the new Barnoldswick CofE Primary School. (10372309)

6:19am Saturday 27th September 2014

WITH public funds in short supply in recent years, major spending on new schools has become a rarity.

Pupils are enjoying their amazing space

Craven Herald: Pupils celebrate the opening of the new Barnoldswick CofE Primary School. (10372309)

6:17am Saturday 27th September 2014

WITH public funds in short supply in recent years, major spending on new schools has become a rarity.

Football star has Olympic goal

Craven Herald: Sophie Hawkins who has been signed for Leeds Utd

6:12am Saturday 27th September 2014

TEENAGE football star Sophie Hawkins has her sights set on the Olympics.

Friends take on gruelling challenge to boost Brooklands school in Skipton

Craven Herald: Fundraisers Chris Clark, Mark Lowten, Paul Wheeler and Joe Sylvester.

5:42am Saturday 27th September 2014

FOUR friends are to take on a gruelling coast-to-coast physical challenge which will boost Skipton special school Brooklands.

Greenhouse opened at Steeton Primary in memory of Craven councillor Michael Kelly

Craven Herald: Mike Kelly's widow Carole Kelly cuts a ribbon to open Steeton Primary School's new greenhouse which she officially opened in the late councillor's memory. With her are gardening club members, headteacher John Cooper, back left, and Councillor

5:40am Saturday 27th September 2014

A SCHOOL greenhouse has been formally opened by the widow of a gardening-loving councillor who died earlier this year.

Balancing Act.

Craven Herald: Arthur Dalby, Tyler Binney, Naomi Taj, Luke Brooks, Milly Charlton and Natalia Lee try out their new balance bikes

5:38am Saturday 27th September 2014

PUPILS in the reception class at Christ Church School, Skipton, have a novel way of learning to ride a bike.

Settle businesses win battle over signs

Craven Herald: Businesses at the Courtyard, Settle, win their fight over signage

5:33am Saturday 27th September 2014

SIX businesses at The Courtyard, Settle, have won a planning battle to erect advertising signs alongside the A65.

Skipton school running to success.

Craven Herald: Parish Church Primary School pupils take part in the schools new running club

5:19am Saturday 27th September 2014

A SKIPTON primary school is setting the fitness bar with its running club.

Young Barnoldswick councillor receives national award

Craven Herald: Young Barnoldswick councillor Lyle Davy (left), pictured with his campaign manager Paul White, is shown with a national award given out at the 'Conservative Oscars'.

4:26am Saturday 27th September 2014

A YOUNG Barnoldswick councillor and his election team have won a national award.

Couple retire after 30 years in Sutton shop

Craven Herald: Councillor Stephen Place and his wife Gail retire from running the store after 30 years. (10476697)

6:53pm Friday 26th September 2014

A SUTTON couple are looking forward to a normal life after retiring from running a shop in the village for almost 30 years.

New nursery at Ingleton's icentre.

Craven Herald: (10551096)

7:23am Friday 26th September 2014

A new start-up business has been launched at the icentre following the transformation with a £45,000 Big Lottery grant of the former Ingleton Middle School.

Carleton couple win approval for timber cabin plan

Craven Herald: Carleton resident Ann Middleton wins her appeal to build a log cabin on her land at The Wend Nursery site

7:12am Friday 26th September 2014

A CARLETON couple with a fancy dress business are celebrating after being given the go-ahead to build a timber home on the site of the family's former garden nursery.

Drink-driver loses licence after crashing car

5:56am Friday 26th September 2014

A 20-YEAR-OLD who was struggling to come to terms with the deaths of his mother, best friend and grandmother crashed his car after drinking heavily at the wake of a close family friend, Skipton magistrates were told.

Embsay houses refused on conservation grounds

Craven Herald: (10671818)

5:21am Friday 26th September 2014

A MUCH opposed planned new housing estate in Embsay which would have led to the felling of a row of trees has been thrown out by Craven planners.

Motorcyclist in critical condition after A59 crash

Craven Herald: police

3:12pm Thursday 25th September 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after a motorcyclist suffered serious injuries in a crash on the A59 near Blubberhouses.

Twitter row driver makes official complaint to police

Craven Herald: Police Tweet of a no Insurance vehicle. (10608018)

6:58am Thursday 25th September 2014

A SECURITY guard wrongly accused on Twitter of driving without insurance lodged an official complaint against the police officer who stopped him.

Residents to be consulted over new wheelie bin collection points

Craven Herald: (7211527)

6:17am Thursday 25th September 2014

TERRACE houses in Skipton and South Craven will be the hardest hit by a new waste collection policy.

Former Skipton man cleared of rape charges

Craven Herald: Blind and partially deaf man denies conspiracy to supply class A drugs

5:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A 42-YEAR-OLD man has been cleared of repeatedly raping a teenage girl from Skipton.

Accountant jailed for six years for defrauding clients out of £2.3 million

Craven Herald:

12:40pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A CRAVEN accountant who left a trail of devastated clients in his wake after operating a sophisticated "Ponzi" scam has been jailed for six years.

Tributes to "powerhouse" of Gargrave village life

Craven Herald:

7:26am Thursday 25th September 2014

A GARGRAVE woman described as a "powerhouse in the village" died last Wednesday at the age of 89.

Craven communities praised by Yorkshire in Bloom judges

Craven Herald: Airedale Hospital gardeners, from left, Mick Rumbold, Steve Marshall and Dave Feather, pictured during the Yorkshire in Bloom judging

7:23am Thursday 25th September 2014

CRAVEN is celebrating four silver gilt awards in this year's Yorkshire in Bloom competition.

80-year-old Cowling woman among group which completed charity abseil

Craven Herald: Edna Smith carrying out the charity abseil in Cowling

6:39am Thursday 25th September 2014

AN 80-year-old Cowling church treasurer was among four people who carried out a successful sponsored charity abseil.

Pendle could abolish chief executive post

6:24am Thursday 25th September 2014

THE chief executive post at Pendle Council is set to be abolished if councillors agree to the proposal at the full council today (Sept 25).

Career took Settle-born man around the world

Craven Herald: (10517761)

6:19am Thursday 25th September 2014

A FORMER Settle man has died in the United States at the age of 87.

Grassington 1940s Weekend is "great success"

Craven Herald: Lisa Lockwood hang out her washing . (10589039)

6:13am Thursday 25th September 2014

THOUSANDS of visitors got a nostalgically enjoyable taste of life 70 years ago at the Grassington 1940s Weekend.

Successful Yarndale Festival returns for second year

Craven Herald: Last year's Yarndale Festival

6:11am Thursday 25th September 2014

A CELEBRATION of all things connected with wool, which was a huge success on its debut in Skipton last year, is to grace the town again.

Students recreate First World War send-off

Craven Herald: Staff and students from The Skipton Academy recreated the send-off of First World War recruits at Settle Railway Station

6:11am Thursday 25th September 2014

STAFF and students from The Skipton Academy, together with the Skipton Royal British Legion Band, recreated the send off that the First World War recruits from Craven received 100 years ago when they left Settle.

Woman found drowned in village where she was married, inquest hears

Craven Herald: Sandrea Pilkington

5:40am Thursday 25th September 2014

A 70-YEAR-OLD woman was found drowned in the Leeds-Liverpool canal close to where she was born, married and where her parents were buried, an inquest heard.

Music takes a flight of fancy

Craven Herald: Local soprano Bibi Heal

5:38am Thursday 25th September 2014

LOCAL soprano Bibi Heal and pianist Daniel Gordon will give a recital of song and opera at St Stephen's Church, Skipton, tomorrow.

Man injured in Skipton fire

Craven Herald: House fire at Farm Croft, Skipton

5:33am Thursday 25th September 2014

A MAN was taken to hospital with burns to his hands after a fire swept through terraced flats at Farm Croft, Skipton, on Monday night.

Drink driver banned for second time in two months

Craven Herald: webpix Skipton magistrates court law courts

5:30am Thursday 25th September 2014

AN out-of-work landscape gardener from Starbotton was stopped twice for drink driving within days and with identical readings, Skipton magistrates heard.

Cowling rambler to compile Silsden footpath leaflets

Craven Herald: Allan Friswell who has produced a map of footpaths in the Silsden area. (10607325)

5:28am Thursday 25th September 2014

A COWLING rambler has been commissioned to devise a series of walks in and around Silsden.

Skipton club hosts country and music weekend

Craven Herald: Award-winning country duo Luke and Mel

5:25am Thursday 25th September 2014

THE Three Links Club, Skipton, is holding a country and western weekend.

Sell-out successful Fallfest events in Glusburn

Craven Herald: Harry Butterfield, four, and his brother Chris Butterfield, seven, of Cross Hills, prepare to try the paintball range at the Fallfest (10569592)

5:07am Thursday 25th September 2014

GLUSBURN Institute was packed for a weekend of varied events at this year’s Fallfest.

Eastburn man sentenced for threatening behaviour

Craven Herald: webpix Skipton magistrates court law courts

4:35am Thursday 25th September 2014

EASTBURN man David Kerr ripped the door handle off a car in his attempt to get at the driver, Skipton magistrates were told.

Council says it has "learnt lessons" over staffing issues

4:31am Thursday 25th September 2014

A CLOSED meeting of Craven District Council concluded that lessons had been learnt, according to its chairman.

Second World War pilot talks at Cross Hills library

4:29am Thursday 25th September 2014

PLANES, Pilots and the First World War is the title of a talk at Cross Hills Library.

Thieves thwarted in attempt to steal Ingleton Co-op cashpoint machine

3:40am Thursday 25th September 2014

THIEVES who tried to break in to a Craven Co-op store and steal the cashpoint machine inside may have been disturbed before they could get in, police believe.






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