• Easter weekend brings little joy to Barnoldswick Town

    IT was an Easter weekend to forget for Barnoldswick Town as they conceded nine goals in the space of three days and fell to two defeats in that time. Saturday saw Barlick beaten 4-2 at Pilkington, while Monday resulted in Steve Pickup’s side losing

  • Volunteers dig deep to support creation of new woodland

    VOLUNTEERS from water supply company United Utilities found themselves digging deep when they ‘branched out’ from their usual jobs to spend the day tree planting with Ribble Rivers Trust. They joined a Ribble Rivers Trust tree planting session

  • 18th century Bentham pub could be converted into a home

    A GRADE two listed pub in Bentham that dates back to the 18th century could be converted into a home. Plans submitted by Mr A Burns to North Yorkshire Council asks to convert the Horse and Farrier on Main Street into a single three-bedroom home

  • Flying sheep trade the order of the day at CCM Skipton

    THE second seasonal ewes and lambs show at CCM Skipton, the Easter Monday highlight, attracted a total of 231 outfits, comprising 572 breeding sheep, which met a flying trade, producing solid overall selling averages of £267.64 for ewes with twins,

  • Welcome boost to several public bus routes in Craven

    SEVERAL bus services in Craven are being improved from Monday (April 8) following a review of subsidised bus services by North Yorkshire Council. In North Craven, the bus service 11, which goes between Horton-in-Ribblesdale, Settle and Tosside

  • Building society opens specially on first day of new tax year

    YORKSHIRE Building Society in Skipton will be open on Saturday (April 6) to help savers make the most of the first day of the new tax year. The branch, on Keighley Road, will be opening from 9am to12pm on Saturday for existing members and new customers

  • Settle area dean marks tenth anniversary of Leeds Diocese

    A MEMBER of clergy in charge of North Craven is planning to cycle and run 75 miles to mark the 10th anniversary of the Anglican Diocese of Leeds. This month, the diocese, formerly known as the Diocese of West Yorkshire and the Dales will celebrate

  • Head of Craven Pupil Referral Service proud of Ofsted rating

    A SCHOOL in Skipton that offers a fresh start for pupils across Craven who have been permanently excluded - or who are at risk of exclusion - from mainstream education has once again been rated 'good' by Ofsted. Following a two-day visit to the

  • Mass resignation of 20 Labour councillors in protest at party

    A GROUP of 20 Pendle councillors has resigned from the Labour Party, accusing it of a ‘draconian’ shift in policy, of bullying councillors, stifling free speech and hindering it from standing for election. The councillors say Labour nationally