Banger munching world record bid to be held in Silsden

Craven Herald: RECORD BID: Butcher James Uren, of New Laithe Butchers, is encouraging people to attend the charity fundraising Sausage and Cider  Festival on Sunday

4:42am Thursday 21st August 2014

A WORLD record attempt on banger-munching will be part of a Sausage and Cider Festival this Bank Holiday Weekend.

Skipton hit by power cut

Craven Herald: Power Cut over Skipton (9377795)

5:55am Thursday 21st August 2014

QUICK thinking by cafe staff at Skipton Auction Mart's Art in the Pen event kept visitors fed when part of the town was hit by an electricity power cut on Saturday morning.

One man's campaign to save railway artefacts

Craven Herald: Some of the items on display at the railway exhibition

5:54am Thursday 21st August 2014

AS part of the ongoing celebrations for the 25th anniversary of the saving of the Settle-Carlisle Railway, The Folly at Settle is displaying an important collection of memorabilia preserved by the late Derek Soames, who died last October.

Big wall event pulls in crowds at Gargrave Show

Craven Herald: Show president Malcolm weaving and his wife Karren. (9377370)

5:52am Thursday 21st August 2014

CROWDs turned out in force for Gargrave Show on Saturday, which remained dry despite threatening clouds and a stiff, almost autumnal breeze.

Driver fined after nearly colliding with police car

Craven Herald: webpix Skipton magistrates court law courts

5:42am Thursday 21st August 2014

POLICE nearly collided with a Fiat Abarth being driven in the middle of a road in Wigglesworth, heard Skipton magistrates.

Learner driver banned after taking car without owner's consent

5:16am Thursday 21st August 2014

A DESPERATE man took off in his girlfriend's car intending to kill himself, Skipton magistrates were told.

Different ways communities marked start of Great War

Craven Herald: (8933625)

5:07am Thursday 21st August 2014

OVER the weeks leading up to the commemoration of the "war to end all wars" Craven people have been delving into their collective past , exploring how great-grandfathers and great-grandmothers, their extended families and communities coped with the horrors and sadness of the First World War.

Members agree to clear £500,000 debt to save Silsden Golf Club

Craven Herald: Silsden Closure which is in danger of closing. (9420261)

5:06am Thursday 21st August 2014

SILSDEN Golf Club has been saved after members voted unanimously to clear £500,000 of debt by selling all its assets and then leasing back 60 acres of greens from its new owner.

Freehold of M&S store site in Skipton sold for more than £2m

4:54am Thursday 21st August 2014

THE freehold of Skipton House, which houses Skipton's Marks and Spencer food store, has been sold to a London investment company for more than £2 million.

Thieves steal exhibition donations

4:53am Thursday 21st August 2014

THIEVES have stolen donations collected at an exhibition commemorating Skipton's part in the First World War.

Bad weather blamed for drop in show entries

Craven Herald: Grassington Town Hall -  (9476236)

4:52am Thursday 21st August 2014

RECENT inclement weather and an early season have been blamed for a drop in entries at Grassington and District Horticultural Society on Saturday.

car parking charges rejected for now.

Craven Herald: (9485048)

4:52am Thursday 21st August 2014

STRONG opposition to proposed car parking charges in Cross Hills and Bentham has led to a stay of execution.

Devastated family pays tribute to Skipton cyclist killed in horrific accident

Craven Herald: The site of an accident in which cyclist James Nelson was killed

4:47am Thursday 21st August 2014

THE devastated family of a Skipton cyclist killed in an horrific accident have paid tribute to "a man who would do anything for anybody and who cared about people so much".

Councillors call for flood investigation

4:45am Thursday 21st August 2014

LIBERALcouncillors in Barnoldswick have called for an investigation into the causes and possible cures for the flash flooding that took place in the town on Thursday.

Driver sent to crown court for sentencing after admitting dangerous driving

4:40am Thursday 21st August 2014

A COWLING man who drove dangerously through South Craven with rubber flying off a tyre and under the influence of drugs or alcohol has been sent to crown court for sentencing.

Skipton road rage driver handed prison sentence

4:24am Thursday 21st August 2014

A ROAD rage incident in Skipton resulted in one man being handed a suspended prison sentence and 40 hours unpaid work.

Approval set for school's sports air dome

4:20am Thursday 21st August 2014

SOUTH Craven School's plan to build a sports air dome on the site of four existing tennis courts is recommended for approval next week.

Skipton Market open all bank holiday weekend

4:19am Thursday 21st August 2014

SKIPTON Market will be up and running throughout the entire Bank Holiday this weekend.

Angry holidaymakers slam caravan park near Arncliffe

Craven Herald: Power Cut over Skipton (9377795)

4:17am Thursday 21st August 2014

ANGRY holidaymakers have slammed a Dales caravan park for carrying out major works which they say could endanger a child's life.

VJ Day is commemorated

Craven Herald: A short service of remembrance is held at Skipton's war memorial

4:12am Thursday 21st August 2014

A SMALL group gathered alongside the war memorial, in Skipton High Street, on Friday, at 11am, to commemorate Victory in Japan (VJ) Day.

Taekwondo toddler Jayden, two, becomes country's youngest belt holder

Craven Herald: RECORD: Jayden Simpson-Kidd, who is the youngest British child to gain a belt in the martial art Taekwondo

4:06am Thursday 21st August 2014

TAEKWONDO toddler Jayden Simpson-Kidd is the youngest British child to gain a belt in the martial art having passed his first grading aged two years, two months and 21 days.

Rector calls on Government to offer sanctuary to Iraqi Christians

Craven Herald: Bolton Abbey rector Simon Cowling

3:07am Thursday 21st August 2014

THE rector of Bolton Priory, the Rev Simon Cowling, has written to Skipton MP Julian Smith, asking him to urge the government to offer sanctuary to some of the tens of thousands of Iraqi Christians who have been forced from their homes by the forces of the Islamic State.

Man admits making indecent images

3:06am Thursday 21st August 2014

A GRASSINGTON man uploaded indecent images of children and one extreme pornographic image involving an animal, Skipton magistrates were told.

Police plea after biker is hurt in Glusburn crash

Craven Herald: police

2:19pm Monday 18th August 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist was injured in a collision in Glusburn.

Churches say farewell to parish priest

Craven Herald: (8898756)

8:37am Sunday 17th August 2014

CHURCHES Together in Settle and District used its annual Songs of Praise event to bid farewell to Monsignor Anthony Boylan, priest at St Mary and St Michael Catholic Church in Settle, who is retiring at the end of this month.

Fairtrade status is a "fantastic result"

Craven Herald: User comments (8844446)

5:32am Sunday 17th August 2014

SKIPTON has been officially designated as a ‘Fairtrade Town’.

'Good start' for Skipton's newest car park

Craven Herald: Skipton Castle owner Sebastian Fatorini builds a new car park to ease the tourist parking problem. (8784513)

9:17am Saturday 16th August 2014

INCREASED signage will help visitors to Skipton find out about the town's newest car park, says the man who first put forward plans for it.

Rail passengers face long delays

Craven Herald:

6:57pm Monday 18th August 2014

SKIPTON rail commuters faced long delays this evening.

Cancer charity made £500 at fundraiser in Skipton pub

Craven Herald: (8905199)

6:42am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Cancer Research UK held its second annual charity fundraiser at The Royal Shepherd in Skipton, netting £500.

Brownies enjoy supermarket conga!

5:41am Tuesday 19th August 2014

THIS year marks the centenary of the Brownies and as part of the Big Brownie Birthday celebrations, young members of all ages in the Settle area held a family evening.

Staff and pupils race in memory of inspirational teacher

Craven Herald: (8848134)

8:37am Monday 18th August 2014

AMONG the hundreds of women taking part in Ilkley's Race for Life were staff and pupils from Skipton Girls’ High School, who ran in memory of former teacher Gill Blackwell, who lost her battle with cancer in December 2013.

Hat's the way to stay stylish in the Dales

Craven Herald: Feature on Daphne Corbin  Vintage Millinery Collection.Picture shows    Ruth Cowan modeling a Lesley James Red Hat (8307800)

8:01am Sunday 17th August 2014

HEAVEN for Daphne Corbin was the discovery of a treasure trove of millinery materials which had lain untouched for ages in a Parisian house loft.

Youngster wins bike in Tour competition

Craven Herald: Luke Westerman receiving his bike, with, from left, Coun Gladys Emmott, his mum Charlotte and Helen Willis of Redrow Homes

5:23am Sunday 17th August 2014

A YOUNGSTER has won a bike in a competition staged by Steeton-with-Eastburn Parish Council.

Settle youngsters enjoy beach party

Craven Herald: Tyler Caton, Faye Jackson, Talia Caton, Jorja Entwistle, Kath Shortreed,Maisy Bailey and Luca Thompsonenjoy the Beach day at Settle Primary School. (9024424)

9:16am Saturday 16th August 2014

THE fun of the seaside was brought to Settle Primary School.

Woman calls for action to stop pigeon 'carnage'

Craven Herald: Keighley Road resident Joy Skipper complains about the nesting pigeons which are causing mayhem on the nearby railway bridge

9:15am Saturday 16th August 2014

A WOMAN is demanding action to prevent pigeons roosting and rearing their young on a bridge beneath a busy road into Skipton.

Cyclist killed on Dales road

Craven Herald: police

11:52am Friday 15th August 2014

Police are appealing for the public’s help after a cyclist was killed on a Dales road.

£90,000-worth of jewellery stolen in burglary in Cross Hills

Craven Herald:

12:08pm Friday 15th August 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after £90,000-worth of jewellery was stolen from a house in Cross Hills near Skipton.

New row breaks out over plans to extend car parking charges in Craven

Craven Herald:

6:58am Friday 15th August 2014

A FRESH attempt to start charging at some of Craven's currently free car parks is being fiercely opposed.

Dales planners tell Cracoe businessman to remove son's caravan home from site

Craven Herald: Sam Jackson with his son Archie speaks out about YDNP decision to evict the family from their static caravan home. (9212260)

6:17am Friday 15th August 2014

A BUSINESSMAN involved in a row with Dales planning chiefs over a caravan on his land in which his son's young family lives is "upset and disappointed" after being told it has to go.

Outstanding A-level results are likely to keep North Yorkshire in the top ten per cent

Craven Herald:

8:14am Friday 15th August 2014

STUDENTS across North Yorkshire achieved high levels of success in their A-level results, with the majority of the county’s schools showing improvements in student point scores.

Settle College

Craven Herald: Jess Edwards, Alex Tarbox and Amber Duxbury celebrate after getting their A -level results at Settle College

8:13am Friday 15th August 2014

SETTLE College students achieved their best ever results, despite a declining trend in results nationally.

Exam codes for A-level results

8:12am Friday 15th August 2014

Craven Herald exam codes

South Craven School

Craven Herald: Jesse Cracknell, who gained two As and a distinction star and will study at Manchester Metropolitan University

8:11am Friday 15th August 2014

THE boys at South Craven School bucked the national trend by outperforming the girls in the latest results.

Craven College

Craven Herald: Craven College student Johannes Sauer from Barnoldswick

8:11am Friday 15th August 2014

CRAVEN College students are celebrating successes across a wide range of A-levels.

Skipton Girls' High School

Craven Herald: Lorna Wills celebrates with Suian Stott

8:09am Friday 15th August 2014

SKIPTON Girls’ High School is once again celebrating excellent A-level results which have secured places at top UK universities.

Ermysted's Grammar School

Craven Herald: Murray Campbell, Harry Brook, Matthew Price, Alex Wade-Smith and Izaak Beck.

8:09am Friday 15th August 2014

ERMYSTED'S Grammar School produced a strong set of results - with 46 per cent of the grades being either A or A*.

Giggleswick School

Craven Herald:

8:08am Friday 15th August 2014

GIGGLESWICK School headmaster Geoffrey Boult has praised pupils following the publication of this year's A-level results.

Nelson and Colne College

8:07am Friday 15th August 2014


Skipton optician's Benjamin's introduces new eye test equipment

Craven Herald: Liz Ellis using the new Topcon OCT eye machine . (9155872)

5:57am Friday 15th August 2014

SKIPTON opticians Benjamin's have set their sights on improving the early detection of eye problems.

Creation of North Yorkshire Community Safety Partnership reluctantly agreed

Craven Herald:

5:53am Friday 15th August 2014

THE creation of a county-wide community safety partnership has been reluctantly agreed by Craven councillors.

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