A MOTORIST accused of causing the death of an Otley cyclist by careless driving has been found not guilty by a jury.
TEMPORARY traffic lights which have led to congestion on the main A65 through Ilkley over the past few weeks are to be taken out for the bank holiday weekend.
A STYLISH ballroom at The Craiglands Hotel in Ilkley was packed with over 200 guests to enjoy the tenth anniversary fashion show for Macmillan Cancer Support on Thursday.
ILKLEY Carnival 2016 is just days away and parents, volunteers and organisers are working around the clock to make this the best carnival ever.
THIS week's Picture of the Week was taken by Steve Davey on Saturday, April 23 of the River Wharfe at Otley Mills.
Thought for the Week byMgr Kieran Heskin
RESIDENTS and local organisations in Addingham shared their thoughts at a meeting last week about making representations to a Government planning inspector in hearings regarding Bradford Council's Local Plan next month.
BUILDING work has started on a new £8 million homes scheme in Menston.
PRIMARY schools in the Ilkley area have found places for local children without needing to formally increase their official Pupil Admission Number (PAN) this year, it has been confirmed this week.
A SPECIAL cafe is being set-up where people can discuss end-of-life wishes.
AN NHS 'vigil' was held outside Whafedale Hospital this week in support of the junior doctors' strike.
A FAMILY'S gratitude to the NHS is being marked with the sale of fundraising loveheart badges.
THE TOUR de Yorkshire trophy has been impressing residents during a whistle-stop tour of Otley.
OTLEY Methodist Church is expecting to be very busy during Tour de Yorkshire day.
OTLEY students have created 50 flags to help the town welcome the Tour de Yorkshire.
A SOCIAL media campaign has been launched to ensure everyone is cheering on Lizzie Armitstead this weekend.
OTLEY'S MP has asked the Government to see what more can be done to develop women's sport.
WITH only days to go until the 2016 Tour de Yorkshire Otley is buzzing with excitement.
A ROUTE taken by the Leeds Pals will feature in this year's Otley Walking Festival.
TWENTY-four hours after Bradford Salem's controversial Yorkshire Shield quarter-final at West Leeds, there was more high-octane excitement in the final of the Spray Plant UK Ltd Aire-Wharfe Cup final at Ilkley.
A photo has emerged this week capturing the moment when Lizzie Armitstead first showed her prowess on a bike.
FORMER Yorkshire and England star Geoffrey Boycott was the star attraction at The Hawks' season opener at Bolton Abbey.
BEN Rhydding’s under-14 girls were in action at the England Hockey North championships on at Alderley Edge on Sunday where the winners of the four-team event would qualify for a place in next month's National Championships.
THE rider who wants to help Lizzie Armitstead to win gold in Rio will be trying to plot her downfall in Saturday's Tour de Yorkshire Ladies Race.
Sheffield Tigers 27 pts, Ilkley 28 pts
A DRIVER involved in a fatal collision with an cyclist has told a jury that the rider was on the wrong side of the road when he struck his car.
Guiseley will be fighting for their National League future against Torquay at Nethermoor on Saturday.
IT’S back to work for Lizzie Armitstead on Saturday as she takes to the start line for the women’s Tour de Yorkshire.
THE 11th annual show of Joze School of Dance will be held at the King's Hall in Ilkley on Saturday.
REVENGE was sweet for National Three North new boys Ilkley when they tamed champions Sheffield Tigers on Saturday.
TWO clean-up days have been organised at the Riverside Gardens in Ilkley.
LIVES will be put at risk because of "crazy" plans to reduce cover at Rawdon fire station, it has been claimed this week.
THE FATHER of an Ilkley schoolboy placed in 'isolation' because staff labelled his haircut "extreme" is to make a formal complaint to Ilkley Grammar School.
GILL Stephen John Stephen passed away suddenly on April 18, 2016, age 63. He is survived by his children Tom and Victoria, and his grandson William. Stephen was a cherished father, grandfather and friend of many. A kind, strong willed hard worker and…
WALKER Gwen (nee Burdock) On April 25, peacefully in her sleep at Hollycroft Residential Home, Ilkley, aged 88 years. Beloved wife of the late Joe, devoted mother of Susan, John, Maggie and Martin, loving grandmother and great-grandmother. Service…
BRYETT Peter On April 23, peacefully at home, aged 82 years. Loving husband of Joy and father of Paul, Chris and Debbie, devoted Papa of Jess, Alex, Robbie, Emmie, Rory and Alice. A private cremation will be followed by a Celebration of his life at…
SWALES Joan Ken and family would like to sincerely thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy, cards of condolence and generous donations in memory of Joan for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance. Special thanks to…
EMERSON John The family of the late John, would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy, cards of condolence and generous donations received in memory of John to Wheatfield's Hospice. Special thanks…
GILL Arthur Carole, Nigel, Alistair and family wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy, cards of condolence and for the generous donations received for Otley Action for Older People and Martin House…
SMITH William Clifford Winnie and family would like to thank all relatives, friends, and neighbours for the cards and letters of sympathy received following our sad loss. Special thanks to Chevin Medical Practice, Doctors and nurses at Harrogate and…
PEEL Craig Ian On April 21, suddenly at home in Ilkley. Craig aged 46 years, of Addingham. Much loved son of Alan and Winifred, brother of Carl, loving father of Charlotte, Kim and Jon-Paul, grandad of Jason, Katie, Baillie, Lillie and Aubree and a…
DUNWELL Ivy April 16, 2016, peacefully at St. James' Hospital, aged 92 years. Dearly beloved wife of the late Walter, much loved mother of Pat, Diane, Lynne, Debbie and the late Kevin, dear mother-in-law, loving nanna and great-nanna. Service and…
HARDER Jacqui (nee Mulholland) April 20, 2016, passed away peacefully at St Gemma’s Hospice after a two-year battle with Brain Cancer, aged 52 years. Loving wife of Robert, dearly loved mother of David and Jack and their spouses Sami and Hayley,…
SWIFT Julie Ann Precious memories of our daughter Julie Ann. Died April 27, 1969. A thought a prayer, a silent tear, How often in life we wish you were here. Love Mum, Dad, Graham and Lynda.
CARTWRIGHT Jose Passed away April 30, 2006. Loved and remembered always by husband Terry, Suzanne and Dave, Lewis and Shannon, Shane and Nicky, Saskia and Joel.
SEASTRON Robert (Rob) Precious memories of our dear Robert, who died tragically April 29, 1998, aged 20. Loved with a love beyond all telling, Missed with a grief beyond all tears. Love always, Mum and Family. xxx
ROBERTSHAW Ben April 30, 2007. Sweet is your memory, Precious is your name, Close to our hearts, You will always remain. Love, Marjorie and family.
ADAMS Stewart April 25, 2010. Treasured memories of a much loved Husband and Father. You were taken from us 6 years ago, But our memories will keep you with us forever. You are forever in our thoughts. Your loving wife Anne, sons Declan and Kieran.…