Addingham Beer Festival helps charity following theft

Craven Herald: Ale connoisseurs at the recent Addingham Beer Festival

5:39am Saturday 25th October 2014

YORKSHIRE Air Ambulance will be the first to receive a charity award provided by the Addingham Beer Festival Committee after callous thieves stole its charity box from the local newsagents.

New supermobile library comes to Craven

Craven Herald: County Councilor Patrick Mulligan and PC clerk Andrew Mallinson outside the new Super mobile Library. (11591694)

5:09am Saturday 25th October 2014

COWLING is one of three Craven villages to benefit from a new supermobile library that hit the road this month.

Edna 'flabbergasted' by Craven Community Champions success

Craven Herald: Edna Smith

8:49am Friday 24th October 2014

Edna Smith from Cowling said she was 'flabbergasted' to be declared Citizen of the Year at the Craven Community Champions Awards 2014.

Craven Community Champion Awards 2014

Craven Herald: (8482231)

12:47pm Friday 24th October 2014

Winners and finalists in the Craven Community Champion Awards 2014

Choir performs new songs by talented young composers

11:20am Friday 24th October 2014

THE South Craven-based KVU Singers will perform six new songs composed by some of the UK’s best young composers.

Road repairs could miss out on funding

Craven Herald: Addingham Main Street could miss out on resurfacing work in the current round of highways funding

9:28am Friday 24th October 2014

ROAD repairs in the Ilkley area costing more than £75,000 in total are recommended for approval by councillors today (October 23), but extensive work proposed on Addingham's Main Street could miss out.

Lottery cash to repair Embsay with Eastby church roof

Craven Herald: St Mary's Church, Embsay

5:36am Friday 24th October 2014

VILLAGERS have won funding to repair a church roof and to develop an education resource and bring to light the history of the ancient religious site.

Teenagers waltz to success in UK dance competition

Craven Herald: Ballroom dancing champion Bethany Young who was winner of the UKA Stars and Above championship

5:35am Friday 24th October 2014

TWO Craven dancers have taken top places at the United Kingdom Association ballroom dancing competition, held at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool.

MP congratulates outstanding school

Craven Herald: MP Julian Smith with pupils William Maudsley, Julius John-Baptiste, Edward Dickinson, Abbey White, Ana Maudsley and Charlotte Stewart

5:31am Friday 24th October 2014

HORTON-IN-RIBBLESDALE Primary School children welcomed Julian Smith MP at their open day.

Halloween comes to Thornton Hall Farm

Craven Herald: Stacey Pickles looks petrified as a scary clown and goat take part in the launch of the Halloween celebrations at Thornton Hall Farm Park

5:17am Friday 24th October 2014

A THORNTON-in-Craven farm park is planning a week of 'spook-tacular' Halloween activities.

Trust spearheads efforts to create more wet woodland habitats

Craven Herald: The Yorkshire Water team at Steeton Ings, near Silsden

4:53am Friday 24th October 2014

A TEAM from Yorkshire Water has joined forces with Yorkshire Wildlife Trust to increase wet woodland habitat at Steeton Ings near Silsden.

Young leaders scheme targets referees and coaches of the future

Craven Herald: Skipton Town Ladies coach Katie Hoggarth holds a coaching session on heading a ball with Jess Ditchfield

4:45am Friday 24th October 2014

BUDDING referees and football coaches are honing their skills in a scheme being championed by the West Riding County Football Association.

£60,000 revamp for hospital shop

Craven Herald: Artist's impression of the improved shop

4:43am Friday 24th October 2014

THE shop at the main entrance to Airedale Hospital is being given a £60,000 facelift.

Cross Hills brewery to set up new restaurant

Craven Herald: Robert Naylor from Naylors Brewery with hundreds of apples which will be made into Cider. (10778799)

3:45am Friday 24th October 2014

TWO brothers who run a Cross Hills brewery have been busy setting up a new restaurant following another successful cider pressing day.

Skipton Girls' High School launches ambitious £500,000 drive towards new state-of-the-art learning centre

Craven Herald: Skipton Girls'High School pupils launch a fundraising effort to raise money for a new learning centre

2:45am Friday 24th October 2014

GOVERNORS, pupils and staff of Skipton Girls' High School have launched an ambitious drive to raise £500,000 towards a new state-of-the-art £1.7 million learning centre.

Middle-aged learner driver carried unrestrained child on moped

Craven Herald: webpix Skipton magistrates court law courts

6:20am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A MIDDLE-AGED learner driver put a child's life at risk by carrying him on a moped with only a plastic cycle helmet for protection.

Appeal for volunteer bus drivers to run Saturday village routes.

Craven Herald:

6:14am Thursday 23rd October 2014

VOLUNTEER drivers are needed to run a Saturday bus service between Embsay, Carleton and Skipton.

Wild flower and bulb planting session to take place at Keighley Tarn today

Craven Herald: From left, pictured at a Keighley Tarn clean up earlier this year are Dorothy Tennant and councillor Jan Smithies

5:13am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE Friends of Keighley Tarn group is staging a wild flowers and bulb planting day at the tarn today. (Oct 23)

Recycle your printer cartridge

10:36am Thursday 23rd October 2014

USED printer cartridges can be left at Grassington Hub.

Giggleswick School takes part in Shakespeare Festival

Craven Herald: Giggleswick School pupils Charlotte Morris, Emma Sharp, Joshua Warburton, Archie Hancock, India Birley, Wil Richmond and Max Reiter act out a scene from William Shakespeare's  A Midsummer Night's Dream

6:18am Thursday 23rd October 2014

YOUNGSTERS from Giggleswick School took part in this year's Shakespeare Schools' Festival.

Dales society hosts national conference

Craven Herald: YDS treasurer and trustee Graham Yule is interviewed by Ian White from BBC Look North

5:57am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE Gargrave-based Yorkshire Dales Society hosted a three-day conference at Coniston Hotel, Coniston Cold.

Man threatens club staff in Skipton with knife used for gardening

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5:47am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A PUB chef out drinking in Skipton threatened a man with a knife he'd been using for gardening, magistrates heard.

Craven residents urged to support Christmas shoebox appeal

Craven Herald: Systagenix employees Sandra Mills, Jayne Woodhead, Karen Mitchell, Rebecca Day, Valerie Hickey and Kayleigh Stewart

5:41am Thursday 23rd October 2014

KIND-HEARTED Craven residents are being urged to back this year's Operation Christmas Child appeal.

Cool down with a pint after getting steamed up at the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway Beer and Music Festival

Craven Herald: Keighley & Worth Valley Railway volunteer Charlotte Harrison prepares for the railway's beer festival

5:32am Thursday 23rd October 2014

PINTS will be pulled this weekend as trains pull into Oxenhope and Keighley railway stations.

Field of Vision fades away

Craven Herald: The artwork on the hillside above Hazelwood

5:32am Thursday 23rd October 2014

AN artistic era has come to an end in Craven.

Pupils recreate World War One trench

Craven Herald: Lucas Bye, Poppy Dobson, Will Greenwood and Lucy Whitehead recreate life in a World War One trench

5:32am Thursday 23rd October 2014

YOUNGSTERS at Beamsley's Boyle and Petyt School have been learning about the Great War.

'Gun to head' claim over barn conversion plan

Craven Herald: Peter Charlesworth is re-elected as chairman of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority

5:21am Thursday 23rd October 2014

YORKSHIRE Dales National Park Authority member Ian McPherson said he felt as though he had a gun to his head when determining a barn conversion scheme at Hebden.

Witch brought back to life for Halloween

Craven Herald: Lucy Bell recreates Nancy Winter, who was a real-life witch who lived in Kilnsey in the 1700s. She was famous for telling people’s fortunes

5:18am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A DALES visitor attraction is bringing an historic witch to life for Halloween.

Steeton Flower Club skills night

Craven Herald:

5:11am Thursday 23rd October 2014

STEETON Flower Club will hold a skills night with the theme, Autumn Landscapes, tonight.

Airedale Hospital's endoscopy and theatres departments opened up to the public

Craven Herald: Alfie Swinton helps his dad Dr Frank Swinton, a consultant anaesthetist, during the open day at Airedale Hospital's operating theatres

5:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

HUNDREDS of people attended an open day staged to showcase and "demystify" Airedale Hospital's endoscopy and theatre departments.

Music marathon helps fund institute work

Craven Herald: Stephanie Wheelhouse and Hollie Calvert prepare to play at the Cononley Institute Music Marathon

4:58am Thursday 23rd October 2014

MUSIC will raise the roof at Cononley Village Institute on Saturday.

Silsden to host One World coffee morning

4:54am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A 'ONE WORLD' coffee morning takes place in Silsden on Saturday.

Palace of dreams

Craven Herald: Annice Holmes and her daughter, Eileen

4:36am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Bill Mitchell recalls operatic interludes in North Craven and the woman who was known as the Voice of the Dales

£67,000 boost for Steeton play area

Craven Herald: Chairman of Steeton and Eastburn Parish Council David Mullen with the old equipment

4:34am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A STEETON play area is to get a complete overhaul.

Suspended prison sentence for man who threw a bar stool at former wife

Craven Herald: webpix Skipton magistrates court law courts

4:04am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A BENTHAM businessman has been given a suspended prison sentence after throwing a bar stool at his ex-wife.

Man gets suspended prison sentence for overcharging pensioner

4:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A SKIPTON pensioner suffering from dementia was charged nearly three times the going rate for gardening work, Bradford Crown Court heard on Tuesday.

Big donations to Manorlands from local transport company and Lady Freemasons

Craven Herald: Debra and Chris Hagar preparing for their fundraising party

4:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

MANORLANDS has received large donation from a bulk transport company.

Community group celebrates 30 years

Craven Herald: Chief executive Milton Pearson, left, with trustees Nick Clarke, Roy Aldread, Ann Wild, Betty Hawkins, Stephanie Wheelhouse, Lin Barrington, Charlotte Foster and Andy Glen

4:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

CRAVEN Community and Voluntary Services (CCVS) has just celebrated its 30th anniversary.

WI show is hailed a success

3:59am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE Ingleborough Women's Institute Group Show has been hailed a great success.

Outdoor gear manufacturer teams up with national park

3:57am Thursday 23rd October 2014

FOOTPATHS around the iconic Three Peaks are in line for a big boost thanks to outdoor gear manufacturer Rohan.

Woman celebrates ten years' service with Earby firm

3:56am Thursday 23rd October 2014

CLARE Bell is celebrating 10 years’ service with an Earby firm.

Ermysted's boys double fundraising target.

Craven Herald: Duke of Edinburgh pupils Julian Roche, Roshan Faiz, George Maloney, Matt Jackson, Ben Summersgill, Will Tench, Sam Stow and teacher Gordon Fothergill present a cheque for £2,000 to Martin House Hospice

3:54am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A GROUP of boys from Ermysted's Grammar School, Skipton, doubled their Duke of Edinburgh's Award fundraising target.

Skipton business owner releases book full of knitting tips

Craven Herald: Jane Ellison publishes a new book Knitted with Love

3:52am Thursday 23rd October 2014

SKIPTON business owner Jane Ellison has published a new book of knitting patterns for babies and children up to 10 years old.

Sea cadets hold presentation evening

3:50am Thursday 23rd October 2014

MEMBERS of the Skipton and District Royal Naval Association have been invited to the Sea Cadets' presentation evening next Thursday, October 30.

Soroptimists help to raise £850 for Macmillan Cancer Support

Craven Herald: SKIPTON Soroptimists' past president Valerie Ludlam is pictured centre, with, from left to right, friends Geoff and Sue Arnett and Soroptimist members Diana Chambers, Jill Spensley and Rosalie Holroyd.

3:50am Thursday 23rd October 2014

SKIPTON Soroptimists' past president Valerie Ludlam hosted a coffee morning at her home for the Macmillan Biggest Coffee Morning.

Riders take Pride in annual fundraiser

Craven Herald: Vicky Howarth on mechanical horse Pride.

3:45am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A BARNOLDSWICK-based group that provides riding lessons for disabled riders held its second annual Prideathon fundraiser at the weekend.

Planned four bedroom house in Cowling refused

3:45am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A PLANNED four bedroom house at Nan Scar, Cowling has been refused permission - against officer recommendation.

Visitors gobsmacked by Earby war exhibition

Craven Herald: Bob Abel (chairman of Earby History Society ) and Eleanor Jolley view a display at the WW1 exhibition at Earby Community Centre. (11654386)

3:44am Thursday 23rd October 2014

VISITORS to a special exhibition in Earby at the weekend were treated to a display of what life was like in the town during the First World War.

School hosts blood donor session

3:41am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A BLOOD donor session will be held in the memorial hall at Ermysted's Grammar School, Skipton, next week.

Threshfield Primary pupils join world-wide literacy scheme

Craven Herald: Annie Sumner, Molly Sharp, Archie White and Jack Midgley

3:40am Thursday 23rd October 2014

YEAR five and six pupils at Threshfield Primary School are polishing up their writing skills to appeal to a world-wide audience.

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