Joseph triumphs at Ermysted's film festival

Craven Herald: Ermysted's pupils Jake Wych, Toby Symonds and Niall Azam shoot a four minute movie for the Ermytainers Film Festival

8:33am Monday 28th July 2014

ERMYSTED'S Grammar School pupil Joseph Coates could soon be challenging the likes of Steven Spielberg and Martin Scorsese.

Austwick WI celebrates its 90th birthday

Craven Herald: Austwick WI celebrates its 90th birthday with a 20s party

8:30am Monday 28th July 2014

MEMBERS of Austwick Women's Institute celebrated its 90th birthday with a 1920s theme.

Scouts learn about survival at district camp

Craven Herald: Ingleton Scouts Georgia Tazzyman, Beth Dinsdale and Jeah Modar receiving their Chief Scout Gold Awards from Olympian, Emma Lonsdale

8:27am Monday 28th July 2014

THE extremes of blazing sun and heavy rain did not dampen the spirits of more than 60 youngsters and 40 adults who took part in the Ingleborough District Scout Camp.

Rotary names its writing and art winners

Craven Herald: Settle Rotary Club present awards to the Young Writer and Young Artist competition winners. Pictured are (left to right): Bob Hart (Settle Youth Activities), Pat Taylor (District Officer for Youth Opportunities), Sufyan Khan (Junior Young Writer), Martha

8:27am Sunday 27th July 2014

SETTLE Rotary Club presented awards to the winners of its annual young writer and young artist competitions.

Dales pub stages car wash for school

Craven Herald: Landlord Ashley and Hayley Crampton from The Clarendon, Hebden put on a sponsored car wash day to raise money for Burnsall Primary School. (8092440)

8:30am Saturday 26th July 2014

IT was sponges at the ready when the Clarendon Hotel, Hebden, staged a charity car wash.

Craven conductor helps to revive festival orchestra

Craven Herald: Musical director Ben Crick

8:25am Saturday 26th July 2014

STEETON musician Ben Crick has helped to revive the Harrogate Festival Orchestra ahead of the festival’s 50th anniversary.

Football players in dribbling challenge

Craven Herald: IN ACTION: Skipton Town Girls take part in a sponsored dribble-a-thon

8:11am Saturday 26th July 2014

YOUNG football players have been practising their dribbling skills - covering a distance from Skipton to Manchester.

Skipton school in special measures makes progress

Craven Herald: St Stephen Primary School pupils Lizzie Mulligan, Harry Johnston, Carrie Parker, Gabri Tankard and Herson De Lara attain Level Six in Writting.  (7967379)

6:56am Friday 25th July 2014

A SKIPTON school is making progress after being placed in special measures earlier this year.

Falcon Manor is sold

Craven Herald: The grade two listed Falcon Manor at Settle

7:35am Friday 25th July 2014

THE Falcon Manor Hotel at Settle has been sold off an asking price of offers over £550,000.

Skipton street is at the centre of new business activity

Craven Herald: Skipton Mayor John Dawson opens new travel buisness Spear Travel . Picture shows the Mayor with owners Peter and Libby Cookson. (8413872)

7:39am Friday 25th July 2014

A SKIPTON street has become a centre of new business activity with the opening of a new travel agency, the relocation of an insurance business and the emergence of a new estate agents and chartered surveyors.

Barnoldswick homes plan rejected for second time

Craven Herald:

7:04am Friday 25th July 2014

PLANS to build 29 homes on land off Long Ing Lane in Barnoldswick have suffered a severe blow after a scheme was rejected for the second time.

Councillor upset Earby playing fields left to deteriorate

Craven Herald: Councilors Mike Goulthorp and Morris Horsfield speak out about Pendle councils decision to leave the grass long at Birley Playing Fields , Earby. (8351999)

6:50am Friday 25th July 2014

AN Earby councillor is upset that a popular open space on the edge of walking country is being left to deteriorate.

Peregrine viewpoint welcomes its 200,000th visitor

Craven Herald: John and Lindsey Eccles and their children. Please credit photo courtesy of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority.

6:33am Friday 25th July 2014

THE peregrine viewing scheme at Malham Cove has welcomed its 200,000th visitor since it began in 2003.

Commuters' anger as Government warns regional rail fares could soar to pay for improved services

Craven Herald: CONCERN: Tim Calow, chairman of  Aire Valley Rail Users' Group, who has warned that fare hikes will increase traffic congestion

6:26am Friday 25th July 2014

RAIL passenger groups reacted with anger last night as the Transport Secretary warned regional fares might have to soar to pay for better services.

Skipton Town Partnership looks ahead

Craven Herald: (8361058)

6:00am Friday 25th July 2014

A NEW name, a new image and a new openness is being promised by the first-ever manager of Skipton Business Improvement District (BID).

Secure your home against burglars

8:33am Friday 25th July 2014

DETECTIVES in Craven are urging residents to follow some simple crime prevention advice and help keep burglars out this summer.

Cyclist gets ready for 960-mile challenge

Craven Herald: Andrew Leverton prepares for his fund raising Lands End too John O'Groats Cycle ride . Picture shows Andrew being encouraged by his family Charlie, Jack and Sharon Leverton. (8437310)

8:33am Friday 25th July 2014

THE Leverton family from Hellifield are busy preparing for their summer holiday.

Farmer denies causing unnecessary suffering

Craven Herald: webpix Skipton magistrates court law courts

8:08am Friday 25th July 2014

A SKIPTON farmer has denied causing unnecessary suffering to a dog. Keith Marshall, 59, of Broughton Road, denies causing unnecessary suffering by firing a shotgun at Skipton on April 7. He appeared at Skipton Magistrates Court on Friday when his case was adjourned for a management hearing to August 8.

Skipton Craven Rotary Club elect new president

Craven Herald: New Rotary president Ken Lee

6:34am Friday 25th July 2014

THE new president of Skipton Craven Rotary Club is Ken Lee.

Skipton pub raises cash

Craven Herald:

6:11am Friday 25th July 2014

A FUNDRAISING anniversary bash will take place at Skipton's Royal Shepherd Pub next month.

Nominations open for Barnoldswick in Bloom awards

Craven Herald:

5:57am Friday 25th July 2014

NOMINATIONS are being sought for the Barnoldswick in Bloom awards.

Caring SBS wins award

Craven Herald:

5:56am Friday 25th July 2014

SKIPTON Building Society has won a major award for its Grassroots Giving scheme in a campaign to find Britain’s most caring organisations.

South Craven School cyclists stage a Grand Arrival

Craven Herald: . The  South Craven School staff members arriving at school following their ride

5:39am Friday 25th July 2014

STAFF fromSouth Craven School set off on their own Tour only days after the Grand Depart.

Steeton credit control boss celebrates double anniversary

Craven Herald: Rob Lewis

5:39am Friday 25th July 2014

ROB Lewis is celebrating a double anniversary.

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 stars on TV

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

Craven Herald:

7:39am Thursday 24th July 2014

A manager from a care home in Grassington is today urging older people living alone in the community to take extra care in the hot weather.

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.

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