A ROUSING Poppy Appeal concert in Otley has been hailed a sold-out success.
ILKLEY-based Virtual College has sponsored Fiona Sheen on a 100 mile bike ride to raise funds for Marie Curie.
AUDLEY Clevedon, the retirement village in Ben Rhydding, has welcomed new Head Chef Declan Diggin to its kitchen team.
NIGEL Akid has carved out a career literally piecing together the past.
AN EQUINE charity which helps disabled and disadvantaged people is being helped by the Otley branch of TSB.
ILKLEY BlueBelles WI made Alan Titchmarsh an honorary BlueBelle during afternoon tea at Ilkley Moor Vaults after his talk at the Literature Festival last week.
THIS week's Picture of the Week was taken by Linda Lee, of Steeton on Monday. Linda said: "It's the best time of year to see Toadstools! I was just in time, before a heavy shower, to photograph these on the island in Ilkley Lower tarn this morning."
Today I had a really lovely cup of tea. It wasn't that it was in fine china, well presented by a tailored waiter. And it wasn't a fine blend from a high class establishment.
WHARFEDALE clubs and local councillors have hailed the news that Yorkshire is to host another major cycling event.
OTLEY Cycle Club has hailed the winner of its annual young cyclist award as a 'star of the future'.
OTLEY'S MP swapped politics for pedals last week to take part in a cycling fundraiser for Guide Dogs UK.
A NEW Otley estate agency has been named after a fun-loving grandmother.
THE PRINCE of Wales has given the royal seal of approval to a Guiseley wool company by praising it in a national newspaper.
ONE of the first owners of a home at a new luxury retirement complex in Otley has been talking about what attracted her to the town.
AN MP has blasted proposals to "rip up" his constituency.
A MEETING has taken place to discuss improvements to Guiseley's Christmas lights.
LABOUR’S shadow Secretary of State for Housing has written to Communities Secretary Sajid Javid to demand an explanation for the government’s decision to put Bradford’s Local Plan on hold.
CHILDREN are helping to make their streets safer by designing new 20 mile per hour signs.
MEMBERS of the Ilkley branch of Guide Dogs will be holding two more fundraising days during October.
YOUNGSTERS swapped their school uniforms for bright colours to raise money for desperately poor people around the world.
THE HEADTEACHER of an arson hit school has thanked everyone who rallied round to help after the loss of thousands of pounds worth of toys.
GUISELEY return to the crucial business of fighting for their National League lives following their FA Cup exit at the hands of Lincoln City.
TWO of Wharfedale's most talented young orienteers have been impressing on the international stage.
ACCURACY will be the key to success for Ilkley when they take on table-topping Huddersfield at Stacks Field on Saturday.
HORSFORTH'S David Stone is delighted to have added two more medals to his glittering collection at the recent Paralympic Games in Rio.
A FOOTBALL club is supporting a campaign to help keep the elderly and the homeless warm this winter.
HARRISON Kathleen Mary Sleep well my love, You were our midget gem, Our little pocket dynamo, The love of our lives. Thanks my darling for being my mum. You will be in our hearts forever. If there is an afterlife, You will be with dad now, He will…
NAYLOR Barbara (nee Morrison) Passed away peacefully at Troutbeck Nursing Home after a short illness on October 11, aged 91. Loving wife of the late Keith and sister to Joan and Ken, much loved mother of Susan, caring mother-in-law of Nigel, proud…
BROOKE Susan Patricia Passed away suddenly on September 7, at home in Spain aged 67 years. Loving wife to the late Joe Brooke, daughter of John and Winifred Wenham, sister to Paul and Hazel, mum to Deborah, Andrew and Sarah, stepmum to Louise and…
BLAKE Thomas William (Tom) Peacefully on October 17 at Threshfield Court Nursing Home and formerly of Ilkley, Tom, aged 96 years. Beloved husband of the late Joy, loving twin brother of Mary, treasured dad of Sue and Jane, much loved grandpa of Becky…
BRADLEY Ellen The family of the late Ellen would like to thank all family and friends for all the kind wishes over the sad loss of Ellen, doctors and staff at Westgate Medical Centre and carers who helped look after Ellen in the last few weeks of her…
KIRK John Michael (Mick) June and family would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy, cards of condolence and generous donations to Wheatfields Hospice received during their recent sad loss. Thanks…
WEARMOUTH RN Commander Paul William October 21 70th Birthday memories of a very dear friend. Love from Hilary
DANSKIN Jono October 24,1970. Happy Birthday, Jono. We think of you with love today, The things you used to do and say. You're not just a memory or part of the past, you're ours to remember as long as life lasts. Love, Mum and Dad. xx
HARRISON Kathleen Mary Darling mum of Roy and Brenda, passed away peacefully at the Gables Nursing Home, Pudsey, on October 14. Loving wife of the late Roy, adored grandma, great-grandma and great-great-grandma. The funeral service will take place on…
MITCHELL Betty On October 8, peacefully in hospital, aged 87 years. The dearly loved wife of the late Vernon, loving sister of Molvene, John and the late George and a dear aunt and great-aunt. Funeral service will be held at Rawdon Crematorium on…
PICKARD Marjorie Peacefully after a long illness in hospital, with her family around her. On October 8, aged 91 years and of Otley. Mum of Sue and Alan, grandma of Michael, Kim, Michelle, Alex and Serena and a dear great-grandma. Funeral service will…
THE CLOSURE of a Horsforth care home has come under fresh scrutiny as councillors mounted a challenge to closures across Leeds.
A RETIRED Detective Superintendent from New Scotland Yard, now living locally, will address a men's breakfast meeting on Saturday (October 22).
A PREVIOUSLY undiscovered Roman camp has been identified on a site subject to a planning application to build 500 new homes and a new school.
NEW road markings have been introduced to improve sight lines for drivers at an accident blackspot in Ilkley.
AN EVENING with Bobby Ball takes place at All Saints Church in Ilkley on Sunday, October 29 from 7pm.
A PROJECT which provides access to work for adults and young people with learning disabilities has won grant funding of £20,000.
ILKLEY in Bloom winners attended a presentation tea at the Rombalds Hotel last week to celebrate their success in the local competition which sees businesses and residents compete to see who has the greenest of fingers.
DETAILS of flood prevention and protection activities along the River Wharfe have been announced by the Environment Agency.
WESTVILLE House School in Ilkley has been celebrating the Harvest with an assembly of readings and song.