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Ben Rhydding Primary School, Ilkley.

Ilkley primary school calls meeting over future amid 'challenging circumstances'

Winners of the Aireborough heat of the Rotary young musicians competition. Tony Scaife, President of Aireborough Rotary, Oliver Horan, Ben Pritchard and Brian Whitham, Youth activities chairman.

Young musicians compete in Rawdon

The Wilmot Andy's Son team taking part in Aireborough Rotary's quirky quiz. The event raised £300 for charity.

Quirky Aireborough Rotary quiz draws in the crowds

The canal at Kildwick in a picture taken by Ann Bland of Silsden

Trek to Jubilee Tower during walk on moors and canal in Kildwick

Greg Mulholland at the exhibition with Darren Sanderson, Commodore Bob Bootson of Yeadon Sailing Club and Jennifer Kirkby, of Aireborough Voice. Also pictured are two of Mr Mulholland's daughters.

Photographic exhibition raises money for Yeadon Sailing Club

Northern Rail achieves its best-ever customer satisfaction score

Northern Rail achieves its best-ever customer satisfaction score

Kingsway Vets (54126027)

Vets wins gold standard of the profession

The entrance to the Garnett Wharfe development in Otley, where a 'home exchange' weekend resulted in a sales boost for David Wilson Homes.

Home exchange weekend at Otley's Garnett Wharfe development hailed a success

Otley man Danny Cooney (first left) with Town Councillors Mary Vickers and Nigel Francis (to his right), MP Greg Mulholland (third from right) and Tony Allinson (second from right) from the Sylvia Wright Trust, and other supporters. Danny's run to Addingh

Praise as 19-mile run helps out India's needy

Philip Davies MP

Ultrafast speeds welcomed

Children in Nepal helped by School In A Bag

Ilkley gives £2,000 for Nepal schools appeal

New figures show that recorded crime in the region has increased by almost a fifth

Recorded crimes rise for area, study finds

Philip Davies MP, who took Carers Resource members to the Houses of Parliament to discuss the needs of carers

MP Philip Davies calls for bosses to support workers who care for relatives

Bren Torry of Home Instead Ilkley

Care training places released to meet demand

An artist's impression of the new Ilkley Town AFC artificial pitch

Round Table gives major boost to Ilkley football club's dream pitch bid

Ilkley Town Hall, where the under-threat Ilkley Visitor Information Centre is based.

Residents turn out to fight for Ilkley tourist information centre

Picture taken at the Continental food market held on The Grove Ilkley 2015. The new Real Food Market will be held in Ilkley's central car park

Ilkley and District Round Table support new Real Food market in Ilkley

Last year's Ilkley Parish Council chairman, Councillor Andrew Walbank (front right) with volunteers presented with awards in 2015 (54455116)

Call to nominate Wharfedale's top volunteers for awards

A view from the top of Otley Chevin, featuring one of local artist Shane Green's sculptures. A 'vigilante' has been blocking off paths in the Forest Park in a bid to deter cyclists.

'Vigilante' actions on Otley Chevin will not derail creation of mountain bike route

Guests at Ilkley Beer Festival last year

Ilkley's ninth annual beer festival takes place on Friday and Saturday this week

Keighley and Ilkley MP Kris Hopkins who is backing Government proposals to introduce seven-day working on roadworks

Unnecessary roadworks disruption to be targeted

stuart and osborne (54231628)

Government agrees to review of Leeds flood defences

Mike Pannett with sixthformer Rebecca Hyde and Councillor Anne Hawkesworth at the Clarke Foley Centre in Ilkley

Former policeman's quizzed by student at fundraising night

Roger Bannister, the recently retired District Commissioner for Wharfedale Scouts, presenting  Ist Ben Rhydding Scout, Nea Weston, with her Chief Scout's Gold Award in 2014.

New District Commissioner sought to lead Wharfedale scouts

David Pickett dressed as the patron saint of his church - Oswald, King of Northumbria. Rev Pickett is planning to complete the 23 mile Rombald's Stride to raise money for his church's tower fund.

'Oswald, King of Northumbria' to take to Rombald's Moor

Archbishop of Minsk Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz with Professor Margaret House at Leeds Trinity University

Archbishop from Belarus on a fact-finding mission to Horsforth

The Clarke Foley Centre is the location for a meeting called by Ilkley Business Forum

Ilkley businesses invited to meeting

The Young People's Gold Award winners at Otley Cycle Club's annual presentation evening.

Otley Cycle Club enjoys bumper awards night

A pupil from Burley Oaks tucks into some healthy food

From Farm to Fork - children learn where food comes from in Tesco healthy eating project

Cushions which have been made in Ilkley and will be on sale at haykinshop.com, the new business venture of Ilkley woman Katy Barraclough

From headlines to on-line - Ilkley PR launches online store

Alex Simpson from Otley running in a half marathon - part of his fundraising efforts before heading out to Tanzania to help teach English.

Otley student heading to Tanzania with aid programme

MP Stuart Andrew speaking during an earlier debate on flooding.

Horsforth and Aireborough's MP defends international aid

Six-year-old MaxVento has been picked to star in The A Word

Guiseley schoolboy gets main role in BBC drama

Author Anna Hope

Author and actress to speak in Ilkley

A campaign has been launched to highlight the 16 cancers linked with smoking

Hard-hitting campaign to highlight 16 cancers linked to smoking

Otley Athletic Club member Gilly Wight, accompanied at times by her her dog Max, is taking on a 195 mile, double fundraising challenge.

Otley runner takes on double Cambridge challenge for Candlelighters

Launching the 2016 Ilkley Carnival Cover Competition in Bettys Café Tea Rooms is last year’s winner Jessica Marshall with Bettys representative Helen Baxter

Ilkley Carnival launches annual cover competition

Betty Mendoza, Skipton Soroptimist president, Councillor Joanne Dodds, Lord Mayor of Bradford, Agnes Tomlinson, president of Ilkley Soroptimists, and Mark Clarke of Skipton, who gave the address to the haggis, at the Burns Night supper.

Group raises money on Burns Night

Blue badges for disabled drivers.

Bradford District in top ten for blue badge misuse

Poster  for the fundraising Ice Ball in Ilkley (54203292)

Ilkley black-tie ball to raise money and awareness for MS

Schoolchildren competing in the 2015 Ilkley Pancake Races on The Grove

Pancake races to take over Ilkley town centre

Ilkley ward councillor, Martin Smith

Ilkley councillor attacks 'illogical' planning permission

Post 16 students Liam O’Neill and Niamh Wormald counting out the cash at Ilkley Grammar School

Community charity success

Rob Lawry (right) with Alex James who has written a song about the young refugee he tried to smuggle into the UK

Song highlights plight of young refugee and the Guiseley man who tried to rescue her

The wider pavement of The Grove in Ilkley with A-boards out prior to the Bradford Council ban on the signs

Ilkley councillors look at alternatives to banned A-boards

The vacant site off Railway Road and Mayfield Road in Ilkley

Tesco 'new store' site planning application for retirement housing

The interior of the Priory Church, Bolton Abbey.

Lottery grant lights up Bolton Abbey church

Staff and Steve the Skeleton at Ilkley Osteopathic Practice with the new community defibrillator.

Osteopaths unveil new Ilkley community defibrillator

Work to begin soon on Ilkley hospital

Members of the 3rd Ilkley Brownies, Fair Trade organisers and Ilkley Soroptimists preparing for the International Women's Day event in Ilkley

Fair Trade will be focus of International Women's Day celebration in Ilkley

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