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Skipton & District News

John Jewitt, Ilkley Community Transport chairman (54877809)

Skipton’s £1,000 donation means charity bus service can stay on the road for another year

A team of West Craven High School won the Pendle Building Bridges programme. (54394191)

West Craven pupils win Building Bridges programme

Broadband could be coming to Ingleton

Public meeting on 'Hyperfast' broadband community project in Ingleton on Monday

Chief executive of Skipton Building Society David Cutter shakes hands with SELRAP chairman David Walsh

Skipton Building Society backs campaign to reopen Skipton-Colne railway line


Meeting on setting up pension schemes organised by Craven Federation for Small Businesses at Rendezvous Hotel, Skipton

Riders take part in last year's Tour of Britain as it races through West Marton

Land art competition launched for Tour de Yorkshire

Pendle Leisure Trust launches new website

Settle Farmers Club Chairman Michael Davis  presents a cheque for £7200 to Yorkshire Air Ambulance representative Victoria Muirhead

Settle Farmers Club raises more than £7,000 for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Students from West Craven High School presented of cheque for £359.23 to Barnoldswick and Earby Bosom Friends.

Barnoldswick students thanked for raising funds for Bosom Friends

Senior Airedale Hospital audiologist Katie Davenport and Wendy Layard, audiology assistant practitioner

Tinnitus event at Airedale Hospital

Ashley Howard shows off his hairdressing skills on level three apprentice Katie Robinson

Scissorhands boss delivers cutting-edge masterclass at Craven College

A fundraiser for Manorlands is being held in memory of Marlene Sharp (right), who died last year. She is pictured here with with her husband Trevor and niece Ellie Brown.

Fundraiser held in memory of Barnoldswick woman Marlene Sharp

Family and supporters take part in the sponsored walk in memory of Ryan Barrett

Family of tragic tot from Eastburn pays tribute to support

Met Office issues yellow warning of rain

Met Office issues yellow warning of rain

The unveiling will take place at the Friends Meeting House, The Ginnel, Skipton

New peace quilt will be unveiled at Skipton Friends Meeting House

District councillors, heritage watchdogs and Environment Agency staff see the start of new flood defence works.

Homes get new flood defences

First year apprentice bricklayer Danny Robinson builds a wall. Picture by Stephen Garnett.

Craven College’s new building for construction skills will create great employees for the future

Folk singer Andy Hill will appear at the Craven Arms, Appletreewick

The Andy Hill Show returns to the Craven Arms at Appletreewick

Poet Simon Armitage will take to the stage at the Poetry Live! event in Leeds

Skipton Academy students take part in Poetry Live! event

Craven schools ranked in new performance tables

Top performing schools in Craven revealed in North Yorkshire education performance tables

Young Greens Skipton members Eleanor Hartley Smith, right, and Gina Holliday at one of the 14 lamps on the canal towpath (51854479)

Young Greens demand action to get Skipton's canal towpath lights back on

The footbridge to be replaced

Moving of historic pillar will mark start of Skipton town centre flood work

Great Pottery Throw Down winner Matthew Wilcock. Picture by BPM Harris Photography

Settle Stories uses crowdfunding to add to its festival line-up

Housing plan is approved for 'Pig Field' in Skipton

Housing plans approved for 'Pig Field' in Skipton

Councillor Andrew Mallinson pictured outside Silsden Town Hall

Friends might have to take on administration of Silsden Library, warns councillor

Dietician Clare Gelder supports the Healthy Start vitamins scheme

Healthy Start plea to Airedale mums-to-be

Manorlands fundraiser Andrew Wood, second from right, back, receives a cheque from the Panache Hair Studio team

Stylish donation for Manorlands

Malham Tarn House will be supplied with fruit and vegetable from the revamped walled garden

Hellifield Allotment Association donates seeds to walled garden project at Malham

Skipton and Ripon MP Julian Smith has been asked to attend a public meeting on the closure of the A59 road at Kex Gill

Public meeting at Millstones Restaurant to discuss problems for businesses caused by closure of A59 road at Kex Gill

A bus terminus is planned at Airedale Hospital, Steeton

Long-term plan is still to link Keighley-Ilkley bus to Airedale Hospital, says councillor

Earby to host two flood meetings this week

Earby to host two flood meetings this week

Local scouts from Addingham and Burley in Wharfedale wash their way to Switzerland by washing a Jet 2 plane.

Scouts from Addingham jetwash their way to Switzerland

Six members of Coniston Cold Young Farmers Club took part in the Plough Sunday service at Ripon Cathedral. Pictured are, from the left, Megan Walton, Will and Mary Throup, Bishop of Ripon, Callum Walton, Aimee Beresford and Sam Emmott.

Coniston Cold YFC Club takes part in Plough Sunday service at Ripon Cathedral

Wharfedale Beekeepers' Association to hold classes on keeping honey bees

Wharfedale Beekeepers' Association to hold classes on keeping honey bees at Craven College's Auction Mart campus

The proposed site of the new Wildwood Restaurant in Skipton

Concern over loss of 'Bishop's Footpath'

The group at the summit of Carrauntoohil in County Kerry

Businessmen tackle Ireland's highest peak for charity

Yorkshire shepherdess Amanda Owen will be guest speaker at a fundraising lunch in Skipton

Yorkshire shepherdess Amanda Owen will be guest speaker at Petals' fundraising lunch in Skipton

Bookstart Bear during a visit to Riddlesden St Mary's Primary School

Rhyme challenge at Silsden Library

Settle Parish Church will host a concert by Giggleswick and Settle Brass Band

Giggleswick and Settle Brass Band give church concert

By-election to fill place on Skipton Town Council

By-election to fill place on Skipton Town Council

Barbara McLernon, right, presents a cheque to Elizabeth Culshaw, of the Ingleton Splash Park Project

Charity dancers make a splash with Ingleton Pool fundraisers

Steeton Community Hub, which is to be landscaped by the parish council

Steeton councillors plan to plant orchard at Chapel Road recreation ground

Glusburn Institute will host a disco party

Indie disco is resurrected in Glusburn

Councillor Andrew Mallinson with Eastburn campaigners Kirsty Tudor and Victoria Lakin at the site where housing is to be built at Eastburn

Work due to start on controversial Eastburn housing scheme

New Road Community Centre, Earby, will host a fundraiser for the town's flood vicitims

Fundraiser to help Earby flood victims

Kildwick-born jazz queen Clare Teal with her band giving their headline performance at last year's Fallfest

Glusburn Fallfest holds its annual general meeting

These three pupils at West Craven High School won book vouchers for the most creative punctuation spiders.

West Craven students create punctuation spiders

Northern Irish adventurer, film-maker and writer Leon McCarron. Picture by Alastair Humphreys (52094294)

Adventurer will deliver next Gigg Lecture

Cllr Adrian Naylor next to one of the Silsden flowerbeds due to be affected by Bradford Council cuts

Flowerbeds will be pruned as part of council cutbacks

Airedale Hospital which was among the locations of crime in Steeton and Eastburn through the autumn

Police cover to change in Steeton and Eastburn


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