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  • Menston houses application turned down

    MENSTON campaigners are celebrating a victory s councillors went against planning officer recommendations by rejecting a 137-home development in the village. read more

  • Snow disrupts schools and services in Wharfedale and Aireborough

    SNOWFALL today closed schools and left slippery conditions on roads and paths across the area. read more

  • Ben Rhydding defeated in basement battle

    Timperley 2 Ben Rhydding 1 read more

  • Dalesmen hit new heights as they put the heat on Percy Park

    Percy Park 8 Ilkley 28 read more

  • Guiseley seeking comeback against Hyde

    BASEMENT boys Hyde might seem like ideal Nethermoor opponents after Guiseley's defensive disaster at Boston United last Saturday. read more

  • Jamie steps up to win bronze in America

    SILSDEN’S Jamie Simpson-Kidd has picked up a bronze medal at the USA Open. read more

  • Coach warns Ilkley against complacency

    PROMOTION-chasing llkley have been warned not to underestimate rock-bottom Horden when they visit Stacks Field on Saturday. read more

  • ANNE BILLINGTON

    BILLINGTON Anne (nee O'Hara) On January 22, peacefully aged 78 years. Dearly loved wife of Ted, much loved mum of Catherine, Claire, Richard, Mark, Jane and Julia, a much missed mother-in-law, grandma, auntie and cousin. Requiem Mass will take place at the Church of the Sacred Heart, Ilkley on Thursday, February 5, at 10.15am, followed by cremation at Skipton. Family flowers only. Donations in Anne's memory if desired to CAFOD or Martin House Hospice may be given at the service or sent c/o H.Eaton and Sons, Ashlands Road, Ilkley LS29 8JT. read more

  • JEAN LODGE

    LODGE Jean On January 21, peacefully in hospital aged 84 years. Much loved by all her family. Service and cremation will take place at St. Mary's Church, Burley-In-Wharfedale on Tuesday, February 10, at 11.00am. read more

  • Eileen Payne

    PAYNE Eileen (nee Hinchcliffe) Peacefully in Harrogate Hospital on January 20, aged 83 years. Beloved wife of Bryan, a much loved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. The funeral will take place at St Thomas Church, Killinghall on Tuesday, February 3 at 11.00a.m. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to The British Heart Foundation. All enquiries to A Vause & Son Funeral Directors, 01423 504417. read more

  • joseph henry jackson

    JACKSON Joseph Henry January 21, 2015, passed away peacefully in hospital after a short illness aged 87 years. A much loved husband of Shirley, dad of stephen, David and Susan, grandad of Lorraine and Richard and great-grandad of Amelia. Service and cremation will take place at Rawdon Crematorium on Wednesday, February 4, at 2.20p.m. Family flowers only please but donations in lieu if so desired to the British Heart Foundation, for which a plate will be available at the service. Friends please accept this intimation. Enquiries to Kettleys Funeral Service. Tel. 0113 2503716. read more

  • melinda cooper

    COOPER Melinda Peacefully at home in Otley on January 24, aged 84 years. Dearly beloved wife of Kenneth, loving mother of Gillian and a dear mother-in-law, grandma and great-grandma. Funeral service will be held in The Salvation Army Hall, Otley on Tuesday, February 10, at 11.45a.m., followed by cremation. Family flowers only please. Donations may be given at the service to The Salvation Army. All enquiries please to Donald Pickles & Son Tel. 01943 462185. read more

  • THOMAS ALLAN WILKINSON

    WILKINSON Thomas Allan On January 23, peacefully in hospital, aged 73 years, of Ilkley. Loving brother of Joyce, brother-in-law to Rodney, partner to Patricia and a much loved uncle. Service and cremation will take place at Skipton Crematorium on Tuesday, February 3, at 10.30am. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Cancer Research UK, may be given at the service or sent c/o H. Eaton and Sons, Ashlands Road, Ilkley, LS29 8JT. read more

  • gordon samwell

    SAMWELL Gordon Died peacefully after a long illness on January 24, aged 69 years. Loving partner of Gloria, a much loved dad, grandad and great-grandad. Will be sadly missed by many. Funeral service will be held at Otley Parish Church, on Monday, February 9, at 1.15p.m., followed by private cremation. Family flowers only. Friends please meet at the church. Enquiries to J Waite and Son. Tel. 01943 872485. read more

  • Charlotte Dixon

    DIXON Charlotte Mick, Joan, Pam and family would like to thank everyone for their kind expressions of sympathy, cards of condolence, attending the funeral and for the generous donations to The Yorkshire Air Ambulance during their recent sad bereavement. A special thanks to Rev Dick Watson for his tribute and to Christopher Binns Funeral Services, Ilkley for their help in our hour of need. read more

  • gwen grange

    GRANGE Gwen Margaret and Richard, Michael and Caroline and families sincerely thank everyone for their support and kindness in the loss of their mother on January 15. She was laid to rest next to Derick at Meagill Lane Cemetery, Fewston, by her 4 grandsons, Robin, Mark, Ryan and Dan with floral tribute by granddaughter Lynne. read more

  • ELSIE POSNETT

    POSNETT Elsie On January 19, peacefully at Cliff House Care Home, Derbyshire in her 92nd year, formerly of Ilkley. Beloved wife of the late John, much loved mother of David and Jeanne, loving grandma to Janis, Lizzie, Joe, Jack and the late Annie Rose and great-grandma to Isabelle and Emily. Service will take place at All Saints Parish Church, Ilkley at 12.30pm, on Friday, February 6, followed by private cremation. Family flowers only . Donations if desired to Cancer Research UK, may be given at the service or sent c/o H.Eaton and Sons, Ashlands Road, Ilkley LS29 8JT. read more

  • BETTY WRIGHT

    WRIGHT Betty January 13, 2015, passed away peacefully aged 88. Much loved mother to Peter and Julie and grandma to Andrew, Robert and Jonathan. Cremation at Rawdon Crematorium Wednesday February 4, at 11.40am. No flowers, donations to Arthritis Research UK. read more

  • Patricia Sunderland

    SUNDERLAND Patricia (nee Bentley) Suddenly whilst on holiday on December 30, aged 77 years. Beloved wife of Wilf, much loved mum of Michael and Mark also loving grandma of Kelly, Chloe and Jack. Funeral service will take place at Rawdon Crematorium on Tuesday, February 3 at 11.00a.m. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Pat may be made to The Yorkshire Air Ambulance, a box for which will be available at the service. Any enquiries to Denison's Funeral Service, Guiseley. Tel. 01943 872619. read more

  • constance mary walker

    WALKER Constance Mary 30.12.1925 - 31.01.2000 In loving memory of very dear Connie. A truly wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. So very much loved and greatly missed, but always and forever in our hearts and thoughts. Victor, Douglas, Michael and Sallie, Suzanne and Richard, Cody, Brady, Christopher and Hannah. xxx read more

  • David STEAD

    STEAD Flt Lt David K AFC RAF and the crew of Hercules XV179 Iraq January 30, 2005 Loved and remembered today and every day. Mum, Dad, Andrew, Wendy, Maia and Evie. read more

  • Colin LAND

    LAND Colin January 28, 2012 Remembering you is easy, We do it every day But there is an ache within our hearts, That will never go away. Your loving wife Marina and family. xxx read more

  • ALBERT LAND

    LAND Albert January 26, 2002. A dear husband, father, grandad and great-grandad. Always in our thoughts. Loved and remembered always. Edith and all the family xxx read more

  • Jono DANSKIN

    DANSKIN Jono January 31, 1999. It broke our hearts to lose you, But you didn't go alone, For part of us went with you, The day God called you home. Loved and Remembered Every day. Mum and Dad. XXX read more

  • David Allen

    ALLEN David In loving memory of my dear husband Dave. Special dad and much loved grandad and great-grandad. Passed away January 31, 2012. A million times I have needed you, A million times I have cried, If love alone could have saved you, You never would have died, In life I loved you dearly, In death I love you still, In my heart you hold a place, That no one else can ever fill, It broke my heart to lose you, But you did not go alone, Part of me went with you, The day God took you home. Love and miss you so much, from your loving wife Marjorie x Out of our lives you may have gone, But in our hearts you still live on. Love, Jenny, Janet, Alex and Steve xx Miss you, Grandad, Love, Sophie, Lewis, Oliver, Max and Andy xx A letter to the angels up above, Please give our Great-Grandad, Lots of kisses and a big hug. Love, Joe and Grace xx read more

  • Hilary MARKLEW

    MARKLEW Hilary Passed away peacefully on January 17. Beloved wife of the late Jack, loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, auntie and good friend to many. Funeral service will take place at Rawdon Crematorium on Friday, January 30, at 9.40a.m. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Hilary may be made to Martin House, a box for which will be available at the service. Any enquiries to J. Waite & Son 01943 872485. read more

  • andrew lupton

    LUPTON Andrew On January 18, in hospital, aged 51 years and of Otley. Much loved fiancé of Janet, loving dad to Emma, James, Sarah and Rebecca, dear grandad to Romany, Finley and Daniel, a dear son to Margaret and the late Walter and a much loved brother and uncle. Funeral service will be held in St. Mary’s Parish Church, Burley-in-Wharfedale on Tuesday, February 3, at 12.45pm., followed by interment at Otley Cemetery. Flowers will be received at Donald Pickles or donations may be given to The Dermatology Unit at Chapel Allerton Hospital. All enquiries please to Donald Pickles & Son Tel. 01943 462185. read more

  • DAVID DONE

    DONE David On January 17, peacefully at Manorlands Hospice after a long illness, aged 42 years, of Ilkley and formerly of Worsley. Beloved husband of Julie and father of Alexander and William. A much loved son of Joyce and the late John. Interment will take place at Ilkley Cemetery on Friday, January 30, at 11.30am, followed by a celebration of David's life at Ilkley Rugby Club at 12.15pm. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Manorlands Hospice may be given at the Rugby Club or sent c/o H. Eaton & Sons, Ashlands Road, Ilkley, LS29 8JT. read more

  • William Jacques

    JACQUES William Happy Birthday February 2. Wishing we could be with you, Our hearts and thoughts are with you every day. Miss you and love you always. Nicole, Philippa, Barry, Connor and Caroline. read more

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