Action call on bends as man dies in head-on crash

Craven Herald:

9:10am Thursday 24th July 2014

A NEW call for safety action at “dangerous” bends on a major road between Craven and West Yorkshire has been made following the death of a 20-year-old man in a head-on crash.

Seeking a champion of the arts in Craven

Craven Herald: (8447675)

8:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

WHO is a true champion of culture and the arts in Craven?

Ingleton Gala triumphs despite the rain

Craven Herald: Ingleton Gala Queen Millie Steel with her retinue

7:21am Thursday 24th July 2014

CROWDS turned out to support Ingleton Gala on Saturday - despite the heavy showers.

Family heartbroken by mystery death on Hellifield farm

Craven Herald:

8:36am Thursday 24th July 2014

MEMBERS of a heartbroken farming family have spoken of their grief after a 72-year-old family member was killed in a mystery accident.

Steeton shed to star on TV tonight

Craven Herald: John Leaver in White Lodge

8:35am Thursday 24th July 2014

STEETON man John Leaver is bidding for national honours - in the 2014 Shed of the Year competition.

Langcliffe is offered ground for new allotments

8:34am Thursday 24th July 2014

A VILLAGE which has been shocked by the loss of its allotments could be offered use of ground for new ones - by the owners of its former school buildings.

HML sold for £47.5 million

Craven Herald:

8:34am Thursday 24th July 2014

SKIPTON-based HML - one of the town's biggest employers - has been sold by Skipton Building Society for £47.5 million.

Invitation to trust board meeting

8:33am Thursday 24th July 2014

BOSSES at Bradford District Care Trust - which provides community health, mental health and social care services for people across Craven - are inviting local people to attend their board meeting next Thursday, July 31.

More success for Fawcetts in Skipton show cattle arena

Craven Herald: Pictured with the Skipton young bull show class winners are, from left, sponsor’s representative Ed Tinker, Tracey, Samantha and Stephen Fawcett.

8:29am Thursday 24th July 2014

THE Fawcett farming family from Barden notched a notable double when securing both red rosettes in the young bull classes at a special summer cattle show at Skipton Auction Mart last Wednesday.

Pub to stage 'Tour de Bradley'

Craven Herald: The Slaters Arms at Bradley is holding a fundraising cycling event to raise money for Yorkshire Air Ambulance. Picture shows landlady Rosemary Cook with Rick Peacock from Chevin Cycles and the bike which will be raffled on the day

8:08am Thursday 24th July 2014

TO coincide with the final stage of the Tour de France, a Bradley pub has decided to hold a bike time trial event to raise money for charity.

Warning to older people to take care in warm weather

7:39am Thursday 24th July 2014


Burton-in-Lonsdale primary school closes its doors after 160 years

Craven Herald: Headteacher Chris Norris

7:24am Thursday 24th July 2014

TIME has finally run out for a village primary school, which has closed its doors after 160 years.

Plans revealed for former sheltered housing site in Skipton

6:19am Thursday 24th July 2014

YORKSHIRE Housing has submitted plans for its former sheltered housing site at Roughaw Close, Skipton.

Residents can snap up bargain compost bin

6:01am Thursday 24th July 2014

GREEN fingered residents are being offered the chance of snapping up a bargain compost bin.

Tribute paid to loyal British Legion member

Craven Herald: Gerry Thornhill

5:50am Thursday 24th July 2014

SIX buglers sounded the Last Post at the funeral of former Skipton Royal British Legion chairman Gerry Thornhill.

Tough Mudder returns

5:23am Thursday 24th July 2014

TOUGH Mudder returns to Broughton Hall next weekend.

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.

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.

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