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3:30pm Thursday 20th March 2014
There was a chilly if gentle breeze blowing from the North as we attempted this walk, so every exposed stretch of the route saw the temperature dropping dramatically from that along the still, sheltered part of it.
2:00pm Monday 17th March 2014
Stuck on the usual ‘flowers or chocolates’ dilemma? Why not find some inspiration in the garden this Mother’s Day, and treat the woman who knows you best to everything from decorative twine to wind chimes, seed collections or serious tools.
9:34am Monday 17th March 2014
11:00am Friday 14th March 2014
12:18pm Monday 17th February 2014
2:43pm Friday 7th February 2014
3:27pm Friday 31st January 2014
12:05pm Friday 17th January 2014
The chap sweeping up at the gateway to Ilkley Brewery’s Ashlands Road site just outside the town centre turned out to be the boss, Chris Ives, who had been at work since 5am to start the morning brew.
10:52am Friday 10th January 2014
4:26pm Thursday 2nd January 2014
10:54am Friday 8th November 2013
1:21pm Friday 11th October 2013
10:39am Friday 4th October 2013
3:01pm Thursday 17th January 2013
11:07am Thursday 12th April 2012
Ilkley Cycling Club has celebrated its first birthday at the Ilkley Moor Vaults, exactly one year to the day when founding members Paul O Looney and George Siatos called a meeting in the bar to discuss reforming Ilkley Cycling Club after a lapse of over 50 years. More than 80 people turned up at the inaugural meeting to lend support to the idea. In the last 12 months club has gone from strength to strength with over 700 members from across the region, and is now recognised as the largest cycling club in the country. Richard Hartley, of the club, charts its success
10:16am Thursday 22nd December 2011
10:58am Thursday 15th December 2011
10:16am Thursday 10th November 2011
8:39am Thursday 3rd November 2011
9:34am Thursday 20th October 2011
9:40am Thursday 18th August 2011
Train travel on the Wharfedale Line is booming, if the full station car parks and packed carriages are anything to go by. But passengers are expecting to see their train fare on local services go up at a rate above inflation in the year ahead. Reporter Amanda Greaves looks at some of the local issues around the looming rise in train fares.
10:26am Thursday 16th June 2011
The photograph above was published in the Ilkley Gazette in October 1945 with the heading First Ilkley Man Home from Jap Prison. The caption read: Pte E Addy, the first Ilkley man to arrive from a Japanese prison camp, has his first Yorkshire pudding at his home, 45, Wellington Road, whilst daughter Pat assists with the salt and his wife has ready a cup of tea to finish off with’. Pat had never seen the photograph until last month. Here, in her own words, Patricia Fall (nee Addy) tells the story of coming face to face with her father.
10:23am Thursday 12th May 2011
This is Local Newspaper Week – an annual celebration of the strength of regional and local press in the UK. This year, the Week aims to highlight how local newspapers act as champion of their communities, galvanising their readers into action, supporting local businesses, and taking pride in their area. It is not just us saying it. Here, the Prime Minister DAVID CAMERON tells us what he thinks of local newspapers.
3:59pm Thursday 28th April 2011
10:46am Thursday 21st April 2011
When Helen Smith died in Saudi Arabia in 1979, her father refused to believe the official story of how she died. But, almost 32 years later, Ron Smith’s quest for the truth has now come to a sad end, as Jonathan Redhead reports.
11:30am Friday 15th April 2011
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10:38am Thursday 7th April 2011
1:47pm Thursday 31st March 2011
8:00am Thursday 8th April 2010
8:43am Monday 5th April 2010
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3:04pm Thursday 11th March 2010
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11:16am Thursday 25th February 2010
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3:11pm Thursday 11th February 2010
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2:22pm Thursday 21st January 2010
11:56am Thursday 14th January 2010
11:46am Thursday 7th January 2010
Children do it, pensioners do it and even toddlers have been known to do it. Plunging into the bath at White Wells, Ilkley, has become something of a New Year tradition over the years, inspiring hundreds of hardy souls aged between two and 82 to wash away the past.
9:10am Wednesday 30th December 2009
His breathtaking sculptures have wowed audiences in cities and towns all over the world. From sand sculptures in the centre of Bradford, to an ice hotel in Finland, artist Jamie Wardley has certainly achieved a wide and varied audience for his work.
8:10am Wednesday 23rd December 2009
Graham Dewhirst loves tinkering with history. The retired electrical engineer aims to restore the kind of cars he and his family had decades ago and return them to the roads. Gradually he is fulfilling his ambition.
9:21am Thursday 17th December 2009
9:22am Friday 11th December 2009
4:12pm Thursday 3rd December 2009
8:46am Thursday 19th November 2009