Middle-aged learner driver carried unrestrained child on moped

Craven Herald: webpix Skipton magistrates court law courts

6:20am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A MIDDLE-AGED learner driver put a child's life at risk by carrying him on a moped with only a plastic cycle helmet for protection.

Appeal for volunteer bus drivers to run Saturday village routes.

Craven Herald:

6:14am Thursday 23rd October 2014

VOLUNTEER drivers are needed to run a Saturday bus service between Embsay, Carleton and Skipton.

Wild flower and bulb planting session to take place at Keighley Tarn today

Craven Herald: From left, pictured at a Keighley Tarn clean up earlier this year are Dorothy Tennant and councillor Jan Smithies

5:13am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE Friends of Keighley Tarn group is staging a wild flowers and bulb planting day at the tarn today. (Oct 23)

Recycle your printer cartridge

10:36am Thursday 23rd October 2014

USED printer cartridges can be left at Grassington Hub.

Giggleswick School takes part in Shakespeare Festival

Craven Herald: Giggleswick School pupils Charlotte Morris, Emma Sharp, Joshua Warburton, Archie Hancock, India Birley, Wil Richmond and Max Reiter act out a scene from William Shakespeare's  A Midsummer Night's Dream

6:18am Thursday 23rd October 2014

YOUNGSTERS from Giggleswick School took part in this year's Shakespeare Schools' Festival.

Dales society hosts national conference

Craven Herald: YDS treasurer and trustee Graham Yule is interviewed by Ian White from BBC Look North

5:57am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE Gargrave-based Yorkshire Dales Society hosted a three-day conference at Coniston Hotel, Coniston Cold.

Man threatens club staff in Skipton with knife used for gardening

Craven Herald: (8116582)

5:47am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A PUB chef out drinking in Skipton threatened a man with a knife he'd been using for gardening, magistrates heard.

Craven residents urged to support Christmas shoebox appeal

Craven Herald: Systagenix employees Sandra Mills, Jayne Woodhead, Karen Mitchell, Rebecca Day, Valerie Hickey and Kayleigh Stewart

5:41am Thursday 23rd October 2014

KIND-HEARTED Craven residents are being urged to back this year's Operation Christmas Child appeal.

Cool down with a pint after getting steamed up at the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway Beer and Music Festival

Craven Herald: Keighley & Worth Valley Railway volunteer Charlotte Harrison prepares for the railway's beer festival

5:32am Thursday 23rd October 2014

PINTS will be pulled this weekend as trains pull into Oxenhope and Keighley railway stations.

Field of Vision fades away

Craven Herald: The artwork on the hillside above Hazelwood

5:32am Thursday 23rd October 2014

AN artistic era has come to an end in Craven.

Pupils recreate World War One trench

Craven Herald: Lucas Bye, Poppy Dobson, Will Greenwood and Lucy Whitehead recreate life in a World War One trench

5:32am Thursday 23rd October 2014

YOUNGSTERS at Beamsley's Boyle and Petyt School have been learning about the Great War.

'Gun to head' claim over barn conversion plan

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

5:21am Thursday 23rd October 2014

YORKSHIRE Dales National Park Authority member Ian McPherson said he felt as though he had a gun to his head when determining a barn conversion scheme at Hebden.

Witch brought back to life for Halloween

Craven Herald: Lucy Bell recreates Nancy Winter, who was a real-life witch who lived in Kilnsey in the 1700s. She was famous for telling people’s fortunes

5:18am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A DALES visitor attraction is bringing an historic witch to life for Halloween.

Steeton Flower Club skills night

Craven Herald:

5:11am Thursday 23rd October 2014

STEETON Flower Club will hold a skills night with the theme, Autumn Landscapes, tonight.

Airedale Hospital's endoscopy and theatres departments opened up to the public

Craven Herald: Alfie Swinton helps his dad Dr Frank Swinton, a consultant anaesthetist, during the open day at Airedale Hospital's operating theatres

5:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

HUNDREDS of people attended an open day staged to showcase and "demystify" Airedale Hospital's endoscopy and theatre departments.

Music marathon helps fund institute work

Craven Herald: Stephanie Wheelhouse and Hollie Calvert prepare to play at the Cononley Institute Music Marathon

4:58am Thursday 23rd October 2014

MUSIC will raise the roof at Cononley Village Institute on Saturday.

Silsden to host One World coffee morning

4:54am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A 'ONE WORLD' coffee morning takes place in Silsden on Saturday.

Palace of dreams

Craven Herald: Annice Holmes and her daughter, Eileen

4:36am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Bill Mitchell recalls operatic interludes in North Craven and the woman who was known as the Voice of the Dales

£67,000 boost for Steeton play area

Craven Herald: Chairman of Steeton and Eastburn Parish Council David Mullen with the old equipment

4:34am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A STEETON play area is to get a complete overhaul.

Suspended prison sentence for man who threw a bar stool at former wife

Craven Herald: webpix Skipton magistrates court law courts

4:04am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A BENTHAM businessman has been given a suspended prison sentence after throwing a bar stool at his ex-wife.

Man gets suspended prison sentence for overcharging pensioner

4:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A SKIPTON pensioner suffering from dementia was charged nearly three times the going rate for gardening work, Bradford Crown Court heard on Tuesday.

Big donations to Manorlands from local transport company and Lady Freemasons

Craven Herald: Debra and Chris Hagar preparing for their fundraising party

4:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

MANORLANDS has received large donation from a bulk transport company.

Community group celebrates 30 years

Craven Herald: Chief executive Milton Pearson, left, with trustees Nick Clarke, Roy Aldread, Ann Wild, Betty Hawkins, Stephanie Wheelhouse, Lin Barrington, Charlotte Foster and Andy Glen

4:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

CRAVEN Community and Voluntary Services (CCVS) has just celebrated its 30th anniversary.

WI show is hailed a success

3:59am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE Ingleborough Women's Institute Group Show has been hailed a great success.

Outdoor gear manufacturer teams up with national park

3:57am Thursday 23rd October 2014

FOOTPATHS around the iconic Three Peaks are in line for a big boost thanks to outdoor gear manufacturer Rohan.

Woman celebrates ten years' service with Earby firm

3:56am Thursday 23rd October 2014

CLARE Bell is celebrating 10 years’ service with an Earby firm.

Ermysted's boys double fundraising target.

Craven Herald: Duke of Edinburgh pupils Julian Roche, Roshan Faiz, George Maloney, Matt Jackson, Ben Summersgill, Will Tench, Sam Stow and teacher Gordon Fothergill present a cheque for £2,000 to Martin House Hospice

3:54am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A GROUP of boys from Ermysted's Grammar School, Skipton, doubled their Duke of Edinburgh's Award fundraising target.

Skipton business owner releases book full of knitting tips

Craven Herald: Jane Ellison publishes a new book Knitted with Love

3:52am Thursday 23rd October 2014

SKIPTON business owner Jane Ellison has published a new book of knitting patterns for babies and children up to 10 years old.

Sea cadets hold presentation evening

3:50am Thursday 23rd October 2014

MEMBERS of the Skipton and District Royal Naval Association have been invited to the Sea Cadets' presentation evening next Thursday, October 30.

Soroptimists help to raise £850 for Macmillan Cancer Support

Craven Herald: SKIPTON Soroptimists' past president Valerie Ludlam is pictured centre, with, from left to right, friends Geoff and Sue Arnett and Soroptimist members Diana Chambers, Jill Spensley and Rosalie Holroyd.

3:50am Thursday 23rd October 2014

SKIPTON Soroptimists' past president Valerie Ludlam hosted a coffee morning at her home for the Macmillan Biggest Coffee Morning.

Riders take Pride in annual fundraiser

Craven Herald: Vicky Howarth on mechanical horse Pride.

3:45am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A BARNOLDSWICK-based group that provides riding lessons for disabled riders held its second annual Prideathon fundraiser at the weekend.

Planned four bedroom house in Cowling refused

3:45am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A PLANNED four bedroom house at Nan Scar, Cowling has been refused permission - against officer recommendation.

Visitors gobsmacked by Earby war exhibition

Craven Herald: Bob Abel (chairman of Earby History Society ) and Eleanor Jolley view a display at the WW1 exhibition at Earby Community Centre. (11654386)

3:44am Thursday 23rd October 2014

VISITORS to a special exhibition in Earby at the weekend were treated to a display of what life was like in the town during the First World War.

School hosts blood donor session

3:41am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A BLOOD donor session will be held in the memorial hall at Ermysted's Grammar School, Skipton, next week.

Threshfield Primary pupils join world-wide literacy scheme

Craven Herald: Annie Sumner, Molly Sharp, Archie White and Jack Midgley

3:40am Thursday 23rd October 2014

YEAR five and six pupils at Threshfield Primary School are polishing up their writing skills to appeal to a world-wide audience.

Bentham Station wins more awards

Craven Herald: The Friends of Bentham Station pick up their award

3:38am Thursday 23rd October 2014

BENTHAM Station - which was last year was named Lancashire's community station of the year - enjoyed more success at the tenth anniversary National Community Rail Awards, held in Scarborough Spa.

Grassington VC Primary pupils and staff delighted with new school kitchen - and new cook

Craven Herald: Grassington Primary School introduces a new cooking kitchen and sees a huge rise in the number of pupils eating school meals. Picture shows Hamish McKie, Molly Lyons, Billy Mcguinn, Alan Whitaker with cook Amanda Brown

3:38am Thursday 23rd October 2014

HEALTHY and tasty meals are high on the menu for a school's pupils - thanks to a brand new kitchen and the sterling efforts of a new cook.

Singers host wine tasting evening

3:36am Thursday 23rd October 2014

GRASSINGTON Singers will host a wine tasting evening in Grassington Town Hall tomorrow from 8pm.

Stainforth holds autumn fair

3:35am Thursday 23rd October 2014

ONE of the highlights of the Stainforth calendar will take place on Saturday when the autumn fair is staged in the village hall.

Walker injured after slipping on Penyghent

3:33am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A WALKER suffered a suspected broken ankle after slipping on the descent from Penyghent.

The story of Downton Abbey

3:33am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE story of the real-life Downton Abbey will be revealed to Skipton and Wharfedale Decorative and Fine Arts Society on Thursday, November 6.

Rescuers fail to locate 'trapped' sheep

3:32am Thursday 23rd October 2014

RESCUERS faced two "ewe-dini" acts after going to the aid of trapped sheep.

Coffee morning raises £300 for cancer charity

3:32am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE coffee morning, held in Horton-in-Ribblesdale Village Hall in aid of MacMillan Cancer Support, raised about £300.

Talk reveals England's lost queen

3:31am Thursday 23rd October 2014

LADY Arbella Stuart, England's Lost Queen, will be the subject of a talk to Skipton International Club on Tuesday.

Work on Skipton homes to start before end of year.

3:31am Thursday 23rd October 2014

WORK on the building of 12 flats for older people at Roughaw Close, Skipton could start before the end of the year after being given the go ahead by Craven District Council.

Good turnout for Grassington Feast Sports

3:31am Thursday 23rd October 2014

MORE children than usual took part in the annual Grassington Feast Sports.

Clocks go back

3:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

CLOCKS change this weekend.

Woodland talk

3:29am Thursday 23rd October 2014

KEITH Wilkinson will give a talk entitled The Woodland Trust and Nidd Gorge to Upper Wharfedale Field Society.

Cowling Gala saved after volunteers come forward

Craven Herald: The Cowling Gala queen and attendants at last year's event, from left, Holly Toothill, Joshua Guy , Millie Beresford (queen) and Lucy Amos

3:29am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A THREATENED village gala has been saved.

Planners defer affordable homes scheme in Grassington

3:27am Thursday 23rd October 2014

PLANS to build 22 affordable homes at Aynham Close,Grassington, have been deferred for a month.

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