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Sandy Docherty concentrates as she prepares her recipe on the the Great British Bake Off

Yeadon woman puts her skills to the test as a contestant on TV'sGreat British Bake Off

(33321122)St Mary's Menston students taking part in the latest Bambisanani Partnership trip to South Africa

Menston school works with pupils in South Africa

(L to R): Jan Stallworthy, Michael Ollerenshaw, Keith Brown, Georges Lepelly, Lorraine Hockey

Ilkley and District Round Table gives town's bloom bid a pick-me-up

Circumstances that led to Ilkley pensioner drowning in River Wharfe remain unclear, inquest hears

Circumstances that led to Ilkley pensioner drowning in River Wharfe remain unclear, inquest hears

Artist's impression of a proposed artificial grass pitch at Ben Rhydding Sports Club - part of a major proposed redevelopment.

Plans revealed for £2 million redevelopment of Ben Rhydding Sports Club

Ilkley BlueBelles. Picture by Suzy Mitchell Photography (suzy-mitchell.com)

Ilkley BlueBelles go from strength to strength

Damian Holmes, (left, deputy editor of the T&A, presents cheques to recipients of the 2014 Gannett Foundation grants across the Bradford district, including Linda Enderby, of Cancer Support Bradford and Airedale, Oscar Manthorpe, of Small World Cultural A

Charities urged to apply for grants from charitable arm of Ilkley Gazette and Wharfedale Observer


Guiseley and Keighley cyclists complete gruelling mountain challenge

Robbie Murray gets on the ball

Addingham schoolboy with cystic fibrosis signs contract with Bradford City Academy

The Early of Harewood with his Honorary Doctorate

Earl of Harewood receives Honorary Doctorate

Allan Friswell who has produced a map of footpaths in the Silsden area.. (33040906)

Silsden Strolls maps proving popular with local residents

Student Nurse, Hadassah Wilson, ahead of her trip to an orphange in Tanzania where she will be building a house after raising £600 for the project (33473521)

Student nurse from Rawdon to help orphans in Tanzania

ILKLEY'S Old Bridge is to undergo full refurbishment work this autumn

Historic Ilkley bridge set for refurbishment work

Mark Joyce (Chairman, Ilkley and District Round Table) with Bruce Fowler (Nell Bank Centre Manager) by the Round House at Nell Bank

Ilkley Round Table helps to build Round House

Bill Hart receiving his degree

92-year-old man gets Leeds Trinity University degree

(33463718)The plan for the new scout hut

Large response from residents over Burley scout HQ plan

Pic cap: L-R Gyles Seward, managing director of Elementary Digital, with Andy Holland, Owen Radford, Stuart Homes and Ashlee Muscroft. Other members of the team not pictured are Carl Lewis, John Hewick, Alex Rhodes, Robert Hustwick  and Jem Henderson

Ilkley-based Elementary Digital helps Storebox wrap up local market

MP Greg Mulholland is calling for a Mayor of Yorkshire role to be created.

Otley's MP leads Yorkshire Day celebrations in Parliament

Cllr Adrian Naylor, who has campaigned for road safety improvements in the Bell Square area of Silsden

£45,000 project approved to tackle accident blackspot in Silsden

The Airedale team behind physical health and wellbeing clinics for people with serious mental illness with its Quality Award

Awards for Airedale Hospital teams

The Priory Church at Bolton Abbey

Bolton Abbey Priory hosts celebrity organ recital

MANAGERS at an Ilkley care complex have stressed their commitment to high standards after a new report called for urgent action.

Inspectors demand improvements at Ilkley care home

Celebrating the sale of Ilkley Brewery at the Cow and Calf Rocks are, from left: Martin Fros, Lupton Fawcett Dennison Till; Paul Nolan, Glentrool Capital Partners ; Chris Ives; Richard Shelton; John Clark of Bury and Walkers Solicitors: Luke Raven, Half F

Ilkley Brewery bought by former manager with promise of investment and expansion

(33096901)A car on its side after a collision on Grove Road in Ilkley

Accident puts Ilkley parking fears into sharp focus

Greenbelt protestors are speaking out against a proposed link road to Leeds Bradford Airport

Greenbelt campaigners vow to campaign against Leeds Bradford Airport link road plans

Nine year old Yousef Naseer in Tyrant, Season 2 - he landed the role after attending drama classes in Ilkley for just two months.

Big TV break for Ilkley drama class boy

Stuart Andrew at Leeds Children’s Heart Unit

Future of Leeds Children's Heart Unit is more secure

Airedale Hospital at Steeton. Sickness rates among NHS Foundation Trust staff have increased

Staff sickness increase at Airedale hospital trust

(33424273)A 2014 artist impression of the Burley bridge

Burley bridge campaign takes next steps for river crossing

Traditional games were enjoyed by show-goers of all ages.

'Real buzz' at 70th Weeton Show

The Simpson family which won the prize for best-dressed gazebo at the Silsden Proms on the Farm (photo John Liddle)

Silsden Proms hit a high note

Keighley MP Kris Hopkins, who has welcomed the latest economic figures

Economy figures welcomed by Ilkley MP

A girl in the procession at the Silsden Gala (33482226)

Crowds flock to Silsden Gala despite mixed weather

Ethan Greenwood in his bubble room after his bone marrow transplant

Guiseley 'boy in bubble' in new health battle after transplant complications

(33096901)A car on its side after a collision on Grove Road in Ilkley

Woman taken to hospital after Ilkley crash

Renowned conductor Joseph Cullen, known in Otley as a cycling campaigner, has been jailed for child sex abuse.

Otley-based conductor jailed for abusing boys

(32995889)A police helicopter flying low over Ilkley on Thursday afternoon

Man taken to hospital following Ilkley Moor emergency callout

Members of the Adult Greenroom from the Ilkley Playhouse an abbreviated version of the last act of The Importance of Being Earnest in a care home

Ilkley care home residents love performance of the last act of The Importance of Being Earnest

(32545030)Walkers climbing the steps up onto Ilkley Moor in a walk organised by the Friends of Ilkley Moor. Photograph by Barry Wilkinson (Friends of Ilkley Moor).

Twelve Apostles in focus on Friends of Ilkley Moor walk

(32065338)Ilkley's Bill Berrrett with his original handwritten report on the potential development of what became Milton Keynes

Ilkley man was a leading light in creation of new town

(Left to right) David Geldart, Megan Haskins, Eleanor Thompson, Myles Hanlon, Caroline Turnbull, Karl Verspyck and Diane Maguire of St Mary’s School at the Global Learning Conference at Leeds Trinity University in Leeds.

Menston school speaks at international conference

Dr Matt Fay, a GP specialist in cardiology in the district and a member of the NICE guideline development group

Pioneering work in Airedale to tackle heart condition

Reece Gledhill on his round the world trip

Round the world cyclist from Yeadon reaches half way point

Pupils at Ashlands Primary School in Ilkley take part in a sponsored skip to raise money for the British Heart Foundation

Sponsored skip at Ilkley primary school raises money for the British Heart Foundation

The new Airedale Hospital governors, from left, Paul Maskell, Annie Oldroyd, Liz O’Keefe, Linda Dobson, Jerry Stanford and David Pearson

New governors at Airedale Hospital


Car left on its side in collision on Ilkley street

(32819766)The shop units at the centre of the restaurant planning application

Ilkley 'has too many restaurants' - claim

Councillor Jackie Whiteley who as spoken out about the lack of school places in Wharfedale

Big turnout for Wharfedale schools places meeting

The police helicopter flies low over Ilkley

Emergency services on Ilkley Moor in safety concerns over man

(32349903)Pupils from Ashlands Primary School in Ilkley at White Wells, learning about the water cycle on Ilkley Moor

Ilkley school learns about water on the Moor

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