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Ed Miliband at the campaign meeting at Guiseley Theatre

No Labour SNP coalition says Ed

Josie Raine deorates one of Bettys Choclatier's Eggs

Hand-crafted eggs from historic Bettys

Driver admits causing injury

Driver admits causing injury

Mrs Crossley, headmistress, watches over the children having lunch at Moorfield School

Children see how times have altered

Putting their skills to the test

Putting their skills to the test

(18276303) Moorfield School choirmaster and singing teacher, Steve Bradnum, with Emily Hoeg, Grace McIntosh, Imogen McIntosh ,India Burns, Sofia Hoeg, Amy Gott and Sanna Hoeg

Choirmaster expresses delight with students

Performers and children in Chinese lion costumes at Otley's Little Green Frog Nursery.

Nursery dances in a festive New Year

Bishop Toby Howarth joins grandparents and children at the Westville House School science event

School event is joined by grandparents

Year 12 students from Prince Henry's Grammar School during their Madrid visit.

Pupils experience some true Spanish delights

The Revd Christopher Phillips,  Assistant Curate , St Margaret's, Ilkley. (8985026)

Thought for the Week

submitted pix: The Rev Beverley Sproats, curate at St John's Church, Yeadon.  (7924272)

Thought for the Week

Olympic medallist triathletes Alistair (left) and Jonny Brownlee with a sculpture called Triathlon in their home village of Bramhope

Yorkshire roots vital to Brownlee brothers

The view from Bramhope over to Almscliffe Crag

A ramble from misty Bramhope

Sussex trug gift set, £17.99, from crocus.co.uk

Garden gifts for your mum

Ted Evans has published another novel, Mooncar

Cold revenge in gripping finale

Kiki Dee and Carmello Luggeri

Kiki goes all acoustic for new show

Wondimu Keno Wodajo (centre) with Ilkley Harriers

Games on! Ilkley youngsters feel benefit of Olympic coaching

Former chairman of the management project group Ann Johnson ay Washburn Heritage Centre

Celebrations as Washburn Heritage Centre set for further success

Horsforth charity worker Shirley Crawford with children in Uganda

Horsforth charity worker Shirley makes a difference to war-torn children’s lives

Sales director Richard Shelton checks on the clarity of the latest brew

Heady days as Ilkley Brewery expands its sales market

An image of the ruins of the Old Dog Mill in Yeadon, after it was struck by a devastating blaze in December 1906

Aireborough history society’s digi-drive rescues past for the future

Flying Officer Edgar Jackson with his wife and baby

Old photograph of Ilkley servicesman reveals true horrors of war

Bishop of Bradford the Rt Rev Nick Baines

Church prepares for new West Yorkshire and the Dales diocese set-up

Kathryn Oubridge with a piece from her showhome installation

Head out on Ilkley Art Trail of range of local artists

MP Greg Mulholland joined Macmillan Cancer Support fundraisers at their Biggest Coffee Morning at Yeadon Town Hall

World's Biggest Coffee Morning proves a hit with Wharfedale people

Otley off-road racing couple Richard and Bernadette Copsey with one of their cups

Wheels in the air for roaring Mr and Mrs racers from Otley

Riding out with Ilkley Cycling Club

Ilkley Cycling Club marks a year of wheel improvement

Jim Shelton, pictured recently

Community hero Jim steps down as Poppy Appeal organiser

Euan Thirwell, who helps at the Oasis Café.

‘Cafe has been a valuable oasis for our son’

An eerie, silent place where no birds sing

Sir Jimmy Savile switches on the Ilkley Christmas lights in 2006, with help from Shirley Britain, Father Christmas, Ilkley’s Town Cryer Chris Richards and Mike Gibbons.

'He gave a lot of sparkle and love to people'

Two Belgian F16s did a flyover as part of the airport's 80th anniversary.

Highs of airport's history captured in new book

Future of our rail travel is a complex issue

The photograph that sparked Patricia Addy's memories of her father coming home from the war.

Chance find in Ilkley book shop is catalyst for wartime recall

David Cameron writes for the Gazette & Observer in Local Newspaper Week.

Local newspapers vital in building a stronger society

Jonathan with a lemon meringue pie he made at Bettys Cookery School.

Keeping mum about success with a tasty treat of a lesson

Helen Smith, who died in Saudi Arabia in 1979.

Campaigning father took fight for the truth to his grave

Promotions were announced for Flight Sergeants Alex Chambers and Tom Smith.

Cadets celebrate anniversary with awards presentation

What a glorious way to build bridges between Ilkley and Coutances

Bad winter weather saw an increase in exotic visitors like the white-tailed eagle.

Nature lovers take stock of wild Wharfedale’s delights

James Dodson outside the award-winning Ilkley Grammar School Eco-Pod classroom.

Civic Society awards building on Ilkley's reputation for design

Petra Jackson

Our performing animals are part of the family, say circus bosses

Judith Gardiner

Family history quest from New Zealand to old country

Mephedrone is a white powdery substance

Growing clamour for ban on plant food used as legal high

Bruce Fowler

Nell Bank boss has no doubts: We are the best!

WARNING SIGNS: Bradford Council countryside and rights of way officer Richard Perham posts a warning on Ilkley Moor.

When the rights of wildlife and livestock take priority

Bryan Anson and Clarke Foley Centre chairman Dr Christopher Molander meet Maria Roqueta Clark and Jordi Ballart (right) during their recent visit to Ilkley to check out their family link with the centre.

Family connection traced from Ireland to UK, Spain and US

Margaret Cook

Transforming lives of women and children in world’s poorest country

Laura Mate

Inspiring women who work hard for their share of 21st century life

Kay Bottomley

The women determined to provide comfort for flood ravaged Peru

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