Storyteller's anti-bullying workshop at Skipton Academy

Craven Herald: Skipton Academy pupils Philip Sabin, Chloe Thompson and Gina Ridler act out a scene from author Adrian Beckingham's anti-bullying novel, The King of the Things

5:46am Sunday 19th October 2014

FULL-time storyteller and author Adrian Beckingham led a workshop at Skipton Academy as part of an anti-bullying literacy project.

Mum nominated for national business award

Craven Herald: Stephanie Clarke, left, with her sister Fiona Clarke

4:57am Sunday 19th October 2014

MUM and business woman Stephanie Clarke has been shortlisted in the Mumpreneur 2014 Awards - which honour parents who manage the difficult task of juggling business with family life.

South African teacher gives pupils a skipping lesson

Craven Herald: South African teacher Zandi Mveni holds a skipping session with Settle Primary School pupils Abi Gleave, Hannah Chapman, Annabelle Horsfall and Freya Hankin

3:25am Saturday 18th October 2014

SETTLE Primary School’s international links have been strengthened with a visit by South African teacher Zandi Mveni.

Cowling to consider re-opening public toilets

Craven Herald: Cowling Toilets
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7:40am Friday 17th October 2014

VILLAGERS are exploring the possibility of reopening public toilets in Cowling.

Endurance athlete sets up his own fitness business

Craven Herald: Andy Mouncey met Cowling School pupils ahead of his Spine Challenge

7:28am Friday 17th October 2014

HIGH Bentham resident, inspirational speaker, record-setting endurance athlete and published author Andy Mouncey is setting up his own business.

Success for Threshfield Primary School's Cross-Country runners

Craven Herald: Threshfield Primary School pupils win the Area Cross Country Event. (11049465)

6:56am Friday 17th October 2014

SPORTING success in the local schools cross-country running championships is being celebrated by pupils and staff at Threshfield Primary School.

Earby man's fundraising wins him an award

Craven Herald: Scott Clarkson (left) receives the Shaw-Greening Award from Earby Town Council chairman, Cllr Chris Tennant.

6:24am Friday 17th October 2014

AN Earby man's dedicated fundraising efforts have earned him an award.

Silsden's story of World War One is retold

Craven Herald: Some of the cast from A Path Across the Heather

5:57am Friday 17th October 2014

THE exhibition of Silsden's Story In The Great War, first shown at the town hall in August, will get a second showing in the town during Remembrance weekend.

Children have designs on new Airedale Hospital Emergency Department

Craven Herald: Alexandra Danecki, consultant in emergency medicine at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, looks at designs with Lottie Tole

5:46am Friday 17th October 2014

CHILDREN from Airedale Hospital's on-site day nursery have helped choose images for distraction walls which will feature in the new emergency department.

Archbishop officially opens new Barnoldswick school

Craven Herald: Jade Doherty 08-10-14
The Official Opening of Barnoldswick C of E Primary School by the Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu. (11400929)

5:33am Friday 17th October 2014

THE Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, officially opened Barnoldswick C of E Primary School last Wednesday (Oct 8).

Talks on bin collection points to go ahead.

Craven Herald: (7211527)

5:23am Friday 17th October 2014

A BUDGET of £9,000 has been put aside by Craven District Council to negotiate new bin collection points with residents.

Burnsall Nursery celebrates its 20th birthday

Craven Herald: Pupils and staff of Burnsall Nursery celebrate their 20th anniversary

5:17am Friday 17th October 2014

A NURSERY and pre-school in Burnsall is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.

Giggleswick School welcomes rugby legend

Craven Herald: Former British Lions coach  Ian McGeechan visits Giggleswick School. (11212010)

4:02am Friday 17th October 2014

RUGBY legend Sir Ian McGeechan, director of the newly-formed Yorkshire Carnegie (formerly Leeds Carnegie), has paid a visit to Giggleswick School.

Man pushing wheelchair admits shop thefts.

3:53am Friday 17th October 2014

A MAN pushing a woman in a wheelchair stole £180 of meat from three stores in Skipton and South Craven, heard magistrates.

Pensioners complete 425km pilgrim walk

Craven Herald: Gargrave pensioners Dagmar Akselsson, 67, Katy Moore, 67 and James Enever, 66, who are pictured in Lucca Piazza at the start of their walk

3:10am Friday 17th October 2014

THREE Gargrave pensioners have completed a 425-kilometre walk from Lucca to Rome.

Artistry at the Angel

Craven Herald: Art in the Bar social pictures at Angel at Hetton. Picture shows  Liz Clayton and Susan Briggs. (11378135)

3:06am Friday 17th October 2014

ART lovers gathered at The Angel in Hetton for the preview of the inn's first Art in the Bar exhibition, with work from Masham artist Ian Scott Massie, and the launch of a paperback written by Mr Scott Massie called The Dale of Angels, featuring stories from the local area, with added walks and recipes using local ingredients. Mr Scott Massie's exhibition runs until January 11, with displays by different artists due to continue until January 2017.

Skipton farmer cleared of causing unnecessary suffering to a dog

Craven Herald:

11:27am Thursday 16th October 2014

A FATALLY injured much-loved family dog was shot dead within sight of its owner by a farmer as an act of mercy, Skipton magistrates heard.

Ibiza quad bike accident victim flown back to Airedale Hospital

Craven Herald:

4:01pm Thursday 16th October 2014

QUAD bike accident victim Richard Pawson was flown home from Ibiza on Sunday and is recovering in Airedale Hospital.

New group finance director for Skipton Building Society

Craven Herald:

1:10pm Thursday 16th October 2014

SKIPTON Building Society has announced the appointment of Ashraf Piranie to the board role of group finance director.

Founding member of Cobbydale Singers dies, aged 79

Craven Herald: Betty Mitchell, a founding member of the Cobbydale Singers who has died

3:59pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A CROSS HILLS woman who was a founding member of a women's choir has died, aged 79.

Top folk singer performs at Lothersdale Live

Craven Herald: Songwriter Jez Lowe

12:53pm Thursday 16th October 2014

SONGWRITER Jez Lowe will perform at Lothersdale Live next weekend.

Drama group explores the chaotic world of love

Craven Herald: The cast of Addingham Players

12:53pm Thursday 16th October 2014

ADDINGHAM Drama Group will return to the stage later this month.

Young musicians entertain at afternoon tea event

Craven Herald: TALENTED MUSICIANS: Young members of Settle Orchestra will perform at Langcliffe Institute

12:48pm Thursday 16th October 2014

YOUNG musicians will perform a varied programme of music while their audience enjoys afternoon tea at Langcliffe Institute on Sunday.

Tall Stories stage inventive adaptation of much-loved book

Craven Herald: Emily Brown and her old grey rabbit, Stanley, find a Thing crying outside their window. Picture courtesy of Tall Stories

12:44pm Thursday 16th October 2014

TALL Stories, creators of The Gruffalo stage show, will bring their latest production, Emily Brown and The Thing, to Craven this weekend.

Theatre company returns to Arncliffe

Craven Herald: Mark Cronfield  and William Vasey as Birkin and  Moon. Picture by Beki Harrison

12:40pm Thursday 16th October 2014

NORTH Country Theatre makes a return visit to Arncliffe next Thursday, October 23.

Community mourns the loss of hardworking stalwart

Craven Herald:

9:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

THE former owner of FH Ellis and Car and Kitchen died peacefully at home in Langcliffe at the age of 86.

Craven farmer shares his experiences at northern conference

Craven Herald: John Henderson (l) and Tony Shepherd(10872462)

6:51am Thursday 16th October 2014

CRAVEN hill farmer John Henderson will give an insight into his experiences during more than 30 years of share farming when he takes to the stage at this year’s Northern Farming Conference at Hexham on Wednesday, November 12.

Trapeze artist demonstrates her skills

Craven Herald: Stunt performer and trapeze artist Carolyn Dean

6:06am Thursday 16th October 2014

A STUNT actor whose mentor is Hollywood actress and star of the Terminator films Linda Hamilton is aiming to introduce Craven folk to the world of trapeze.

Silsden Showcase proves town is "vibrant" after Tour de France

Craven Herald: Pastel artist Jean Lancaster of Silsden Art Group

5:32am Thursday 16th October 2014

THE spirit of the Tour de France is alive and pedalling in Silsden.

Campaign to honour most awarded non-combatant in WW1

Craven Herald:

5:20am Thursday 16th October 2014

LOOK for a memorial to one of the most honoured figures of the First World War in Bentham, where he taught for six years, and you will not find it.

Great grandmother died from complications arising from accidental supermarket fall, inquest jury concludes

Craven Herald: Four-month-old baby girl died from 'unexplained' suffocation  at Bradford home, inquest told

4:40am Thursday 16th October 2014

A JURY in the inquest into the death of a great grandmother has concluded she died from fatal complications arising from a fall while Christmas shopping in a Tesco store.

Settle Storytelling Festival reviews

Craven Herald: Settle Storytelling Festival director Sita Brand

4:37am Thursday 16th October 2014

Launch event

100 year celebration for Marion Nicholson, of Steeton

Craven Herald: Marion Nicholson, who is celebrating her 100th birthday

3:59am Thursday 16th October 2014

RELATIVES from as far away as Spain travelled to Cross Hills to celebrate a Steeton resident's 100th birthday.

Radios provide additional security for walkers

3:59am Thursday 16th October 2014

NORTHERN Rail, the UK’s largest train operator, has donated three pairs of two-way radios to local community group, the Friends of the DalesRail, which offers guided walks to visitors on the historic Settle-Carlisle line.

Equipment destroyed in Earby shed fire

3:57am Thursday 16th October 2014

THE contents of metal shed in Earby were destroyed by fire.

Have your say on policing railways

3:56am Thursday 16th October 2014

Rail passengers and staff across Yorkshire and Lincolnshire are being given the chance to have their say on the way the county’s railways are policed.

Earby to commemorate First World War

3:54am Thursday 16th October 2014

COMMUNITY leaders in Earby are ready to commemorate the town’s role in the First World War.

Police chiefs get report on how to improve procedures in tackling child sexual exploitation

Craven Herald: North Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Julia Mulligan and Chief Constable Dave Jones

3:53am Thursday 16th October 2014

TOP police chiefs have announced plans for an in-depth probe into how the force can make sure it does as much as it can to protect children against sexual abuse.

Couple bring a touch of the Mediterranean to Skipton

Craven Herald: Susan and Gary Senior open Butterflies in Albert Street, Skipton

3:53am Thursday 16th October 2014

A NEW accessories and gift store, Butterflies, has opened in Skipton.

Farmers' daughter is new recruit

Craven Herald: (11259992)

3:53am Thursday 16th October 2014

FARMERS’ daughter Rachael Moore is the latest recruit at expanding rural practice chartered surveyors Windle Beech Winthrop, based at Skipton Auction Mart.

Photo workshop celebrates golden milestone

3:51am Thursday 16th October 2014

A FREE photography workshop will be held at Eldroth Church on Saturday as part of the Bowland Revealed programme.

Talk celebrates national park's diamond jubilee

3:50am Thursday 16th October 2014

YORKSHIRE Dales Society vice-president Colin Speakman will lead a walk, celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Church receives grant for new boiler

3:49am Thursday 16th October 2014

A COWLING church has been given a £400 grant towards the purchase of a new boiler.

Refurbishment work starts on Skipton Town Hall

Craven Herald:

3:48am Thursday 16th October 2014

WORK which will involve the removal of an architectural blot at the side of Skipton Town Hall in Jerry Croft, has begun as part of a project to revitalise the 152-year-old grade two building.

Cross Hills war memorial now in place

Craven Herald: Parish Councilor Patrick Hargreaves views the newly installed Cross Hills and Glusburn War Memorial. (11422352)

3:45am Thursday 16th October 2014

A NEW war memorial has been installed in Cross Hills and a local parish councillor is keen to recognise all those who have helped with the project.

Skipton man elects crown court trial

Craven Herald: webpix Skipton magistrates court law courts

3:44am Thursday 16th October 2014

SKIPTON man James Andrew Crockett has elected crown court trial on charges of benefit fraud.

Plea for help after jumper is stolen from charity shop

3:40am Thursday 16th October 2014

A SKIPTON charity shop is asking for the public's help to trace a hand-knitted jumper that was stolen from a window display,

Phil Walker headlines at Skipton Comedy Night

Craven Herald: Phil Walker

3:37am Thursday 16th October 2014

THE son of well-loved TV presenter Roy Walker will headline at My Newt Comedy at Skipton's Castle Inn on Wednesday.

Rugby club hosts half-term sports camp

3:31am Thursday 16th October 2014

SKIPTON Rugby Club will host another sports skills camp over the half-term holiday.

Final bid to save threatened Cowling Gala

3:26am Thursday 16th October 2014

A FINAL attempt was being made last night to save a threatened village gala.






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