Schoolboy who tumbled under wheels of Tour de France support vehicle thanks surgeons for saving his injured foot

Ilkley Gazette:

7:50am Thursday 25th September 2014

A SCHOOLBOY who tumbled under the wheels of a cycle team's support car during the Tour de France has thanked surgeons who saved his foot, which was stripped of its skin in the horrific accident.

Triathlon Teacher Makes ‘Steady Progress’

Ilkley Gazette: Ilkley Grammar School English teacher Andrew Colman takes a breather on his Ilkley Triathlon cycling circuit practise

10:47am Thursday 18th September 2014

Ilkley Grammar School English teacher, Andrew Colman, updates us on his training progress for the Ilkley Triathlon, which takes place this Sunday.

Government orders new shake-up of children's heart units

Ilkley Gazette: OPTIMISM: Leeds North West MP Greg Mulholland who is "upbeat" about the new consultation

11:06am Thursday 18th September 2014

THE future of Leeds children’s heart unit is in fresh doubt as it is poised to be ordered to meet tougher standards – or close.

Gardeners face "David and Goliath" battle.

11:07am Thursday 18th September 2014

Allotment holdersare facing a "David and Goliath" battle in court as Leeds City Council is expected to continue a fight to raise their rents.

Otley-based conductor suspended from post after appearing in court accused of sex offences

Ilkley Gazette: RL st. josephs rc primary school otley new ccycle rack thanks to parent joseph cullen. from front, malachy cullen, louise poole, daniel cullen, corey mcgrath, milly rennie (10492293)

11:07am Thursday 18th September 2014

A GRAMMY Award winning conductor from Otley has appeared in court accused of sexual offences.

Teenage anglers threatened and robbed at Yeadon Tarn

11:04am Thursday 18th September 2014

POLICE are urging residents to help them catch robbers who targeted two teenage anglers as they slept near Yeadon Tarn.

Green flag flying at gardens

Ilkley Gazette: Phill Judd of Green Heart, Darwin Gardens project manager, Councillor Heathcliffe Bowen, and Ilkley Parish Council chairman, Councillor Andrew Walbank

12:22pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

ONE of Ilkley's visitor attractions is again flying the flag for the town after gaining a coveted accolade from environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy.

Walkers take Three Peaks Challenge to raise motor neurone disease cash

Ilkley Gazette: Addingham man Ryan McShane (front centre), Mark Benson, Tim Lynch, Joe Bonner, Colin Harper, Gary Paton, Mark McShane, Garry Tierney and Sean Tierney walk the Three National Peaks to raise money for MND

6:29pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A GROUP of walkers who tackled the Three Peaks Challenge - Snowdon, Scafell Pike and Ben Nevis in 24 hours - have boosted the fight against motor neurone disease.

New information board tells story of Pool-in-Wharfedale's war memorial

Ilkley Gazette: Please courtesy credit - Photo by Trevor Davey.(Left to right):  Councillor Hazel Lee, Stephen Jefferson, and Pat Lazenby by the new information board for Pool-in-Wharfedale's war memorial.

5:39pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A NEW information board detailing the history of the local war memorial has been installed in Pool-in-Wharfedale.

Otley's MP calls for conference to build on Tour de France boost

Ilkley Gazette: Otley MP Greg Mulholland (Lib Dem), centre, promoting the Tour de France in Westminster in June with fellow local MPs Julian Smith (Cons, Skipton and Ripon), left, and Andrew Jones (Cons, Harrogate and Knaresborough)

8:35am Wednesday 10th September 2014

OTLEY'S MP is calling for a conference to make sure the local area receives a long term boost following the Tour de France.

Magic of Motown comes to town

Ilkley Gazette: (9549601)Performers from The Magic of Motown, which is coming to Ilkley in September

6:19am Wednesday 10th September 2014

CELEBRATING 50 years of UK number one hit singles, the Magic of Motown brings its brand-new tour to Ilkley next month.

Manor joins Michelin in a magnificent marriage

Ilkley Gazette: White chocolate parfait, summer fruits. 
Box Tree, Ilkley.  26 July 2013.  Picture Bruce Rollinson (9550052)

1:09pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A joint wedding venture between two renowned Ilkley venues has reached a milestone, with 100 couples saying "I Do". Emma Clayton visits romantic Denton Hall

Ilkley Flower Show boasts high quality entries

Ilkley Gazette: (9911301)Ilkley Parish Council chairman, Andrew Walbank, with Heather Chapman and Sheila Morgan of Ilkley Flower Show Society, and one of the exhibits at the show

10:20am Tuesday 9th September 2014


Grand opening of new Scout HQ goes off with a bang!

Ilkley Gazette: Comedian Jack Carroll cuts the ribbon to officially open the new Ben Rhydding Scout and Guide Headquarters

5:53am Tuesday 9th September 2014

LAST Thursday evening saw the Grand Opening Event for the long awaited Ben Rhydding Scout and Guide Headquarters building.

Otley all set for 2014 Folk Festival

Ilkley Gazette: Lynda Hardcastle, Maggie Boyle and Helen Hockenhull of Grace Notes

3:13pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

OTLEY is preparing to once more welcome some of biggest names in folk music.

Otley councillors agree to part-fund new housing impact report

Ilkley Gazette: Councillor Carl Morris

3:31pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

OTLEY councillors have agreed to fund new research that will provide "armour" against unwelcome new development to the tune of £5,000.

Review: The Mousetrap at Leeds Grand Theatre

Ilkley Gazette: The Mousetrap on Tour (9879125)

8:14pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

By John Burland

Business leaders looking to shape the future of Otley's high street

Ilkley Gazette: Rachelle Atkin, of Otley Business Improvement District (BID)

11:18am Tuesday 9th September 2014

PLANS to shape the kind of new businesses that open on Otley's high street are being drawn up by business leaders.

Train delays on Wharfedale line after police called to disturbance

Ilkley Gazette: (10121051)

4:22pm Monday 8th September 2014

TRAIN services on the Wharfedale Line were disrupted on Monday afternoon (September 8) when police were called to reports of a disturbance on a train in Bradford.

Otley group celebrating National Talking Newspapers Week

Ilkley Gazette: Volunteers at Otley and District Talking Newspaper at work.

12:42pm Monday 8th September 2014

AN OTLEY group that has been producing audio versions of the local news for 30 years is preparing to celebrate National Talking Newspapers Week.

Adam all set for 80-mile hike without stopping

Ilkley Gazette: Adam Bennett in the Lake District

7:49pm Monday 8th September 2014

A FORMER Ilkley Grammar School pupil is to walk the Dales Way in one go in a bid to help some of the poorest people in the world.

Labour candidate teams up with Police and Crime Commissioner during Yeadon visit

Ilkley Gazette: Councillor Alex Sobel (right) with the Police and Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire, Mark Burns-Williamson, in Yeadon.

4:44pm Monday 8th September 2014

LABOUR's local Parliamentary candidate has been busy attending events and meeting residents in Yeadon.

Picture of the Week

Ilkley Gazette: (9948604)

5:37am Monday 8th September 2014

THIS week’s Picture of the Week is of the summit of Beamsley Beacon, looking towards Burnsall. It was sent in by Linda Lee, of Ilkley.

Work on new £6.3m hospital emergency department to be open before Christmas

Ilkley Gazette: Airedale Hospital medical director Karl Mainprize, left, joins building manager Gavin Redfern of Willmott Dixon as work progresses on the accident and emergency site

10:20am Sunday 7th September 2014

A NEW £6.3 million Emergency Department at Airedale Hospital is on schedule to open before the winter.

Anne Scargill and Peter Lazenby are announced for live panel discussion chaired by Ruth Pitt at Ilkley Film Festival Mining Visions event

Ilkley Gazette: PRIDE (8751450)

1:25pm Sunday 7th September 2014

ILKLEY Film Festival has announced the line-up of guests to host a live panel discussion following the screening of The Battle of Orgreave - part of Mining Visions, on Sunday , September 7 at The King's Hall, Ilkley.

Tragic tot Thea to ‘live on through in memorial charitable trust’ set up by parents

Ilkley Gazette: (9852051)

6:49am Sunday 7th September 2014

A TRUST set up in the name of a little girl has finally been awarded official charity status.

Guiseley girl holds charity bun sale

Ilkley Gazette: User comments (9905662)

8:31pm Sunday 7th September 2014

A GUISELEY girl publicised and held heir own bun and cake sale to raise £60 for charity WaterAid.

Budding bell ringers invited to 'have a go' at Otley 's Parish Church

Ilkley Gazette: The ringing tower at Otley All Saints Parish Church.

5:25pm Sunday 7th September 2014

ANYONE interested in bell ringing can have a go at Otley's Parish Church next weekend.

Ilkley MP welcomes new hospital food rules

Ilkley Gazette: Kris Hopkins is the Conservative candidate for Worth Valley in the Bradford Council elections in 2008

5:16pm Saturday 6th September 2014

THE introduction of new legally-binding rules which will require hospitals in England to provide better food have been welcomed by Keighley and Ilkley MP Kris Hopkins who said it was vital to ensure patients were properly fed.

Archaeology project has been short-listed for prestigious English Heritage Award and now needs your vote!

Ilkley Gazette: (9814964)

10:25am Saturday 6th September 2014

THE work of a dedicated team of volunteers in Ilkley has been recognised with the short-listing of the Carved Stone Investigation (CSI): Rombalds Moor Team for the annual English Heritage Awards.

Mosaics man creating garden at Harrogate show

Ilkley Gazette: David James of Olicana Mosaics

6:22am Saturday 6th September 2014

PEBBLE mosaics and garden features designed by an Ilkley man will form the centrepiece of a garden at the prestigious Harrogate Autumn Flower Show next week.

Davies calls for fuel duty cut

Ilkley Gazette: Julie with Philip Davies at the launch, the other is of a local dog walker and Green Dog pledger.  (10014308)

7:45pm Saturday 6th September 2014

AN MP serving communities in Wharfedale is demanding price at the fuel pumps is slashed to create tens of thousands of jobs and boost extra income.

Local cricket side revived

Ilkley Gazette: (9926515)Original Optimists Cricket Club founder, Jim Horsley, with the new team, playing at Bolton Abbey

2:28pm Saturday 6th September 2014

ALMOST 50 years since the Optimists Cricket Club was founded by Ilkley man Jim Horsley, the team was restarted by his grandson.

Tesco confirms big Ilkley store plans dropped - site to be sold

Ilkley Gazette: (10055713)

4:12pm Friday 5th September 2014

SUPERMARKET chain Tesco has confirmed today (Friday September 5) it is to sell the site earmarked for building a new Ilkley store.

BREAKING NEWS: Tesco announces it is scrapping its plan for new Ilkley store

Ilkley Gazette: (10055713)

2:54pm Friday 5th September 2014

SUPERMARKET chain Tesco is said to have abandoned plans to build a bigger new store in Ilkley.

Appeal for safe return of dog after car stolen outside Otley vets

Ilkley Gazette:

9:46am Friday 5th September 2014

THE owner of a tiny dog which was in a car stolen from outside a vets is appealing for the chihuahua's safe return.

Airport security officer jailed for sexual assaults

Ilkley Gazette: Leeds Crown Court

6:07am Friday 5th September 2014

A "HYPER-SEXUALISED" security officer who molested four women while working at Leeds Bradford Airport has been jailed.

Pedestrian safety worries over trucks on residential streets

Ilkley Gazette: A truck negotiating a tight turn in the streets around the development at the Moor Lane Centre site, Burley-in-Wharfedale

4:49pm Friday 5th September 2014

VILLAGERS have hit out at the local authority for allowing trucks and other construction traffic to pass through narrow residential streets to reach a building site.

Yeadon MBE winner to feature in First World War exhibition

Ilkley Gazette: Yeadon's Martha Chippendale, who dedicated her life to the Salvation Army, will feature in an exhibition marking the centenary of the First World War.

1:12pm Friday 5th September 2014

A YEADON woman who was awarded an MBE for her charitable work during the First World War will be the focus of an exhibition next weekend.

Photographer's rural image wins place on BBC's Countryfile calendar

Ilkley Gazette: (9976148)

10:13am Friday 5th September 2014

A SCENE of wintry sunlight streaming across a field of sheep at Addingham has landed an amateur photographer a place in the BBC Countryfile calendar for 2014.

Self-confessed child sex abuser denies rape of a girl in Bramhope and molesting another

Ilkley Gazette: John Laister leaving Bradford Crown Court.

9:55am Friday 5th September 2014

A SELF-CONFESSED child abuser has denied repeatedly raping a girl at a residential special school and molesting another teenager during Sunday school sessions at a Bradford church.

Appeal for safe return of dog after car stolen outside Otley vets

9:45am Friday 5th September 2014

THE owner of a tiny dog which was in a car stolen from outside a vets is appealing for the chihuahua's safe return.

Rawdon apprentices in line for award

Ilkley Gazette: (left to right) Jamie Acs and David Strong, apprentices at Airedale air Conditioning, are in the running for a Student of the Year award.

8:17pm Friday 5th September 2014

TWO young apprentices from Aireborough have been nominated for a Student of the Year award.

Campaign to save Ilkley's Manor House Museum takes a big leap forward with new funding

Ilkley Gazette: Friends of Ilkley's threatened Manor House Museum gather outside to campaign against it's closure earlier this year (10004176)

10:27am Thursday 4th September 2014

THE PUSH to secure a future for Ilkley's historic Manor House Museum and Art Gallery has taken a step forward with confirmation of Bradford Council backing for a major study.

Police inspector shows off some radical moves on his skateboard at Otley Skate Jam

Ilkley Gazette: NB please courtesy credit - photograph by Nate James. Inspector Richard Coldwell showing off his skateboarding skills at Wharfemeadows Park.

9:43am Thursday 4th September 2014

A POLICE inspector has been perfecting his grinds and ollies at Otley's skate park.

Answer needed for 'out of control' parking

Ilkley Gazette: News lines being painted on Brook Street, Ilkley

5:52pm Thursday 4th September 2014

RESIDENTS hit by parking problems are being urged to share their concerns with Ilkley Parish Council, as councillors press for long-term solutions.

Ilkley man pedalling to Paris for baby charity, Tommy's

Ilkley Gazette: (9936979)

3:02pm Thursday 4th September 2014

AN Ilkley man has set off on his very own Grand Depart bike ride from Leeds to Paris to raise money for the baby charity, Tommy's.

From the party boy prince to heroic king

Ilkley Gazette: (9542552)

5:54am Thursday 4th September 2014

THINK of Shakespeare's History Players and you'd be forgiven for thinking of dry school texts.

Yeadon airport's new Dublin service to open up transatlantic travel

Ilkley Gazette: Leeds Bradford Airport's aviation development director, Tony Hallwood, at the announcement.

8:02pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A NEW air link to Ireland designed to boost transatlantic travel has been announced at Leeds Bradford Airport.

Mindful craft sessions this autumn

Ilkley Gazette: David LeGrove (centre) being shown around Outside the Box cafe with Jenna Peel (far right) and members of staff on duty.

1:56pm Thursday 4th September 2014

MINDFUL craft sessions at Ilkley's Outside the Box cafe this autumn will encourage participants to 'switch off' and live in the moment.

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