• Overwhelming support for Dales farmer's camping pods

    A DALES farmer looks set to have his plan to expand his tourism business at his farm in Airton approved after members of the national park's planning committee overwhelmingly chose to go against the advice of their officers. The application by

  • Moving event for families affected by loss of a baby

    A POIGNANT event has been held at Airedale Hospital for families affected by the loss of a baby. A service included readings from three mums and by the hospital's lead chaplain, Liz Maitland. Cullingworth Community Choir sang. Babies' names

  • Libraries support families to navigate tough topics

    A NEW initiative to encourage children to open up on the most sensitive issues has been launched by libraries across Craven. Tough Topics packs consist of books and activities chosen by librarians and professionals to help children aged three to

  • Cave rescue called out twice in same day

    CAVE rescue volunteers were called out twice in the same day to help one man in his 90s and a second in his 80s. The first call-out on Wednesday to the Cave Rescue Organisation was at 4.44pm to help the 94 year old resident of a remote farmhouse

  • GALLERY: Readers' photos from around Craven and the Dales

    HERE are more of your wonderful photographs taken around the region. We love to showcase your pictures. It could be a seasonal landscape or simply your favourite view of our beautiful surroundings. If you would like to submit a picture, email