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Skipton & District News

The CAP Job Club, run by the Majestic Church, is helping Barnoldswick residents to find work.

Job club helps Barnoldswick residents find work

On winning form, Esme Mitchell on her grey mare, Donau VDL.  Picture by Nick Gill

Pub landlady qualifies for Badminton at Skipton Horse Trials

Guitarist Brian May at the gallery in 2013

Writers urged to reach for the stars by Settle Stories

Trophy winners at Coniston Cold Young Farmers' Show

Coniston Cold Young Farmers stage their 69th annual show

Youngsters enjoy a wide range of activities at the Settle CE Primary Holiday Club

Settle Holiday Club is a roaring success

Charity walkers conquer Ben Nevis

Pictured are, back row, from the left, Corrine Gray, DCLG, Paula Broadbent, Keepmoat, Abdul A Ravat, The Abbeyfield Society and Elizabeth Sealey, DCLG and, front, Sheila Cowell, resident at Abbeyfield Woodlands

Skipton Abbeyfield recognised as extra care facility by North Yorkshire County Council

GTS students pictured at a previous show

Drama school holds open evening after sell-out show

Jo Baker

Best-selling author Jo Baker to discuss her novels in Craven libraries talks

Nicola Lees, deputy chief executive and director of nursing at Bradford District Care Trust

Complaints to Airedale Hospital trust rise

Dr Phil Pue, chief clinical officer with the Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven Commissioning Group

Views sought on Airedale stroke service changes

Kildwick-born Jazz singer Clare Teal, who will be performing at Fallfest next month

Local star Clare Teal to feature in this year's Fallfest in Glusburn

Embsay School was among last year's winners. Pictured are budding gardeners Rebecca Rose, James Dobson and Rachel Farrier

Embsay gets ready for its annual show

St James' Church will host a wedding celebration

Enjoy a wedding celebration in Clapham

Lisa Leddicoat, right, of Frack Free Craven gets the group's message across

Craven anti-fracking group condemns Government plan to intervene on fracking applications

Cllr John Blackie is concerned about 'planning creep'

Classic car enthusiast gets green light for storage building at his Beamsley home

Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority staff and volunteers take a look at the restoration work needed on the suspension footbridge at Hebden

Restoration work to start on suspension footbridge at Hebden

Barn dance in Wigglesworth to raise cash for Mental Health Foundation

Hellifield houses recommended for approval

Wedding bells for Steeton Male Voice Choir

Wedding bells for Steeton Male Voice Choir

Composer and organist Paul Fisher, pictured, will perform at a concert in memory of Langcliffe poet Jim Hacobian

Concert remembers Langcliffe poet Jim Hacobian

Busy tourist attraction wants to expand its car park

Busy tourist attraction wants to expand its car park

Ridden champion Sophie Cockett, on her horse, Archie. Picture by Dave Gaskell.

Sophie rides high at Ingleton's NSPCC gymkhana

The changes mean buses will have to turn right out of Elliott Street onto the main road at Kirkgate

Petition against bus changes in Silsden gathers more than 100 signatures

The Talbot Arms at Settle has a healthy income

Popular Settle pub is put on the market

Jennifer Purcell

Former councillor Jennifer Purcell slams mobile phone company for lack of coverage in Barnoldswick

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One of Craven’s greatest sportsmen, Lance Corporal John Middleton Morphet, who was killed on the Western Front

Family marks the centenary of the death of one of Craven's greatest sportsmen

Sutton Post Office is on the move

The Duke and Duchess of Devonshire meet trustees, staff and visitors at the Beamsley Project

Duke and Duchess get a tour of the Beamsley Project

The site adjacent to Midland Mills Industrial Estate, where Cross Hills' firm Airedale Chemical is proposing to install 13 new chemical storage vessels

Planning officers recommend approval of Airedale Chemicals' controversial storage vessels

Mary Ingham celebrates her 100th birthday with family and friends

Cravenside resident celebrates her 100th birthday

Celebrating are Katherine Nayler, Holly Allen and Grace Hanlon

Fifteen Skipton Girls' pupils achieve top grades across all subjects

Silsden nursing home ordered to make urgent improvements following critical watchdogs' report

Ermysted's Grammar Schools (left to right)  Arran Curtis-King, Miles Robinson, Toger Christiansen, Nathan Fong and Tom Crossley.

Bumper crop of GCSEs at Ermysted's Grammar School

Grassington Festival organises one-off event featuring Shirley Williams

Grassington Festival organises one-off event featuring Shirley Williams

Settle College students celebrate a good set of GCSE results

Settle College boys buck the national trend

Craven College GCSE Fresh Start students Sam Melia and Wachirawit Inthanin

Students are given 'fresh start' at Craven College

The Barlick Entertainers in action at a recent concert

Barlick choir about to start Christmas rehearsals

Concern raised over councillors' allowances delay

Photographic judge Stephen Garnett and children's judge Helen Clayton inspect the exhibits

Langcliffe Show is hailed a success

The 66A bus will longer go via Airedale Hospital grounds

Mixed response to the bus service changes in Steeton

Cattle being put through their paces, picture by: David Brett

Crowds flock to successful Gargrave Show

Rescuers go to the aid of overdue cavers in Dowbergill Passage, near Kettlewell. Picture courtesy of Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association

Rescuers locate missing cavers in Dowbergill Passage

Cllr Simon Myers

Call for artists to take part in new Craven Open exhibition

An American visitor at June's Skipton Car Show. Picture by Barry Tweed-Rycroft.

Skipton Car Show to return in 2016

Malcolm Spencer, organist at Holy Trinity Church, Rathmell and Wigglesworth, and his son Jonathan cycled the Way of the Roses to raise money for the church.

Rathmell church organist cycles Way of the Roses

Liz Rycroft and Charlotte Howard from Peaks and Paws celebrate raising £850. Picture by Phase 2 Photography.

Dogs - and their owners - follow the fundraising trail

A woman collects her prescription at a high street pharmacy

Medicine advice for Bank Holiday

North Yorkshire Police launch the road safety campaign, which features a helicopter with vehicle licence plate recognition technology

Police hail success of crackdown on speeding motorists and motorcyclists on North Yorkshire roads

Bentham School appoints maths champion

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