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Skipton & District News

On of the walking groups at Ribblehead

More than 400 people stride out to raise funds for heart charity

The Pinsuti singers entertain at at Gargrave Open Gardens

Gargrave shows village spirit - and the Red Arrows came too!

Earby Library helps with research into World War One ancestors

Earby Library helps with research into World War One ancestors

Malham Cove where a pair of peregrine falcons are bring up three offspring

Malham Cove's peregrine falcon viewpoint will close next weekend

Embsay Children's Centre stages a summer fair

Embsay fair raises more than £570 for children's hospice

'Keep active' plea to Craven children

Silsden town mayor Chris Atkinson, who was returned to the post uncontested during the recent Silsden Town Council annual general meeting

Silsden mayor calls for school improvements before new housing goes ahead

Airedale Hospital

Airedale Health Trust holds its annual meeting

Craven College’s equine studies are expected to be based at Crow Wood Equestrian Centre from next term

Craven College joins forces with internationally renowned equine centre

Skipton Law Courts

18-year-old admits assault on Skipton High Street

Dales character Tot Lord, who made a lasting impression on Settle

Follow in the footsteps of Settle character Tot Lord

A cloudburst in June 1982 led to major flooding in Skipton town centre

Skipton and Glusburn residents added to flood warning system

Skipton branch manager Sarah Kundu with mortgage prize draw winner Jenny Carne

Embsay woman wins national mortgage prize in Nat West draw

Year eight pupils from South Craven School, who took part in the record-breaking bobble hat wearing, spell out the word Manorlands

Mass bobble hat wearing at South Craven School raises impressive sum for Manorlands

One of the the parking signs on Skipton High Street setts

Skipton High Street setts parking regulations signs to be made clearer following driver's successful appeal

Allotment holders in Skipton face new regulations on keeping animals

Josh Chapman with The Perfect Lawn

Grassington garden designer Josh Chapman is runner-up in final of Royal Horticultural Society competition

Silsden boy wins pushbike trials European Cup

Grassington Surgery is to merge in August

The Kildwick team prepares for the finals at Queen Margaret's School, York

Kildwick pupils take part in finals of the North Yorkshire Games

Passengers have the chance to visit Malham Cove

Take a bus and experience the delights of the Dales

Work on the canal towpath between Skipton and Bradley is due to start in the Autumn

£450,000 project to transform canal towpath from Skipton to Bradley

Steve Richardson, Sue Brown and Dave Alexander from Carleton Community Umbrella celebrate last year's win

Search is on for Craven community groups that help to improve lives

Skipton and Craven Action for Disability's shop in Settle "in no danger of closing", says charity's chief

Gargrave Village Hall

Nostalgia Swing Band will turn the clock back at Gargrave

Tim Chu and Ian Bailey will perform A Celebration of Simon and Garfunkel at Skipton Town Hall

Duo celebrates the music of Simon and Garfunkel

Some of the cast from The Mating Game

Skipton Players put on extra comedy production

The Tour of Britain has been officially announced and ToBi the mascot is shown with Councillor Stuart Hirst, leader of Ribble Valley Borough Council, Cllr David Whipp, chairman of Pendle’s Tour of Britain working group, and Cllr Mohammed Iqbal, leader o

Barnoldswick and Earby host key Tour sprints and climbs

Children at Sutton Community Primary School perform in a production of Noah.

Sutton pupils perform Noah with a 'twist'

Skipton court safe from proposed round of courts closures

Pupils at Barnoldswick's Coates Lane Primary School practise their human bicycle, which they will do as the Tour of Britain helicopter flies over as the race passes near the school. Teacher Nicola Boon helps shape the bicycle.

Barnoldswick pupils make human bike for Tour of Britain

Trevor Kent, of Embsay, who baked scones for the Women's Institute for 12 hours a day at the Great Yorkshire Show.

Embsay man's scone-baking marathon at Great Yorkshire Show

Settle singing group Octameron

Settle singers will serenade garden visitors

St Mary's Church, Ingleton

Swedish band gives concert in Ingleton

Welsh Terrier puppy stolen in Salterforth

Welsh Terrier puppy stolen in Salterforth

Rescuers help man stuck in a bog near Embsay

Rescuers help man stuck in a bog near Embsay

Mountain bike stolen from Kelbrook garage

Mountain bike stolen from Kelbrook garage

Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson

Pendle MP backs campaign to reduce dog attacks on postal workers

Cinderella won first prize in the adult fancy dress. Pictured front are Paige Druden and Ashley Unsworth; back are Val Dryden, Paul Deaville and Carl Unsworth

Hundreds enjoy "brilliant" day at Ingleton Gala

The Simpson family which won the prize for best-dressed gazebo at the Silsden Proms on the Farm. Picture by John Liddle

Silsden's Proms on the Farm hits a high note

Robert and Angela Crampton, with their award-winning Whitefaced Woodland tup, Sonny

Craven farmers enjoy success at Great Yorkshire Show

Skipton Law Courts

Skipton man falsely claimed almost £10,000 in benefits, court told

Man and woman attacked in Sackville Street, Skipton

Man and woman attacked in Sackville Street, Skipton

Children from Addingham Primary School, showing the replies they have received from children in Coutances

Addingham Primary School pupils forge links with children in Ilkley's twin town of Coutances in France

Community project worker Helen Bannister at a pop up cafe at Sutton Fun Day

Community cafes help to reduce isolation

Ingleton Primary School pupils learn how to use defibrillator to save lives

Ingleton Primary School pupils learn how to use defibrillator to save lives

Plans to build a new flue and increase the height of another at Euravia Engineering, Kelbrook, have been given the go ahead.

Councillors approve height increase for flues at Kelbrook factory

Clapham street fair is a popular event in the village calendar

Clapham gets ready for its annual street fair

The wind turbine would have been visible from the Pennine Bridleway

Government inspector rejects Cowling wind turbine plan

Ron Eddings enjoys some refreshments, courtesy of Mary Myers, Marylyn Roberts and Linda Barker

Halton Gill ladies feed hungry trial competitors

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