Medication review saves NHS £80,000

Ilkley Gazette: CHECKS: Spot checks were carried out in NHS hospitals throughout Wales

7:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

AN INNOVATIVE medication review for patients in care homes which has saved the local NHS £80,000 and the fallout from the cuts is to continue for at least another year.

Exhibition celebrates 20 years of creative children

Ilkley Gazette:

9:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

TWO decades of children’s artwork will go on show to celebrate a calendar competition’s 20th anniversary.

Natural remedy festival offers talks and therapy

Ilkley Gazette:

3:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

THE UK’S premier festival promoting complementary therapy and natural remedies will bring visitors from all over the country to Ilkley this weekend.

Civic pride award for Tour organisers

Ilkley Gazette:

12:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

ADDINGHAM Civic Society presented the team behind ‘The Tour Addingham 2014’ with a Civic Pride award at its autumn fair.

New device to help police save millions

Ilkley Gazette:

12:01pm Friday 24th October 2014

WEST Yorkshire Police is leading the way in one of the biggest technological advancements in modern policing.

Questions raised over expert's independence

Ilkley Gazette:

11:41am Friday 24th October 2014

AN INDEPENDENT drainage expert is to weigh in on a row over whether developing green fields would increase the risk of flooding in Menston.

Residents urged to speak up after 'disappointing' meeting on parking problems

Ilkley Gazette:

12:54pm Friday 24th October 2014

RESIDENTS hit by Ilkley’s parking problems are again being urged to register their concerns following a ‘disappointing’ meeting between councillors and local authority officers over the issue.

Otley Courthouse wins Duke of York's Community Initiative Award

Ilkley Gazette:

2:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

OTLEY Courthouse has been given a royal seal of approval – by winning the Duke of York’s Community Initiative award.

Singer plans to visit children's charity

Ilkley Gazette:

12:48pm Friday 24th October 2014

A SOPRANO singer will swap Wharfedale for Africa this week, when she flies out to see a charity’s work at first hand.

Tower of London poppy to go on show

Ilkley Gazette:

12:44pm Friday 24th October 2014

ONE of the thousands of ceramic poppies from an eye-catching memorial at the Tower of London will be heading to Bradford.

MP calls for speedy decision on new rail link

Ilkley Gazette:

12:23pm Friday 24th October 2014

A DECISION on a rail link to Leeds Bradford Airport needs to be made locally and soon, the area’s MP has told Parliament.

Students call for action on climate

Ilkley Gazette:

12:05pm Friday 24th October 2014

STUDENTS took over their university to host the launch of CAFOD’s One Climate, One World campaign.

Festival helps charity to rebuild

Ilkley Gazette:

11:47am Friday 24th October 2014

YORKSHIRE Air Ambulance will be the first to receive a charity award provided by the Addingham Beer Festival Committee after thieves stole their charity box from the local newsagents.

Michael Rosen visits Ilkley Grammar School

Ilkley Gazette:

11:35am Friday 24th October 2014

FORMER Children's Laureate Michael Rosen took to the stage of the King's Hall for his Ilkley Grammar School-sponsored event last Thursday (October 16).

Aer Lingus launches new flight path

Ilkley Gazette: The A658 near Leeds Bradford airport: is merger of lanes a cause of congestion?

11:38am Friday 24th October 2014

A NEW air link to Ireland designed to boost transatlantic travel was launched yesterday at Leeds Bradford Airport.

Experts urge to check for bladder cancer signs

Ilkley Gazette: Site Logo

11:29am Friday 24th October 2014

PEOPLE in the district who notice blood in their urine, even if it’s just once, are being urged to tell their GP.

Big screen outing for top media students

Ilkley Gazette: Site Logo

11:16am Friday 24th October 2014

A SECOND feature-length documentary film about the work of media studies students at Ilkley Grammar School is to be released this week.

Civil servant scoops diversity award

Ilkley Gazette: Site Logo

10:57am Friday 24th October 2014

A MENSTON woman has been recognised with an award for having made a difference to equality and diversity in the Civil Service.

Former furniture store boss John Butler not guilty of estranged partner's murder

Ilkley Gazette:

4:17pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FURNITURE company boss John Butler was today cleared by a jury of murdering his partner of 40 years in a sustained knife attack at her home.

Inquest opens into Porsche crash which killed Ben Rhydding man

Ilkley Gazette: Police closed Otley Road near Dick Hudsons pub, after the fatal collision

6:24pm Thursday 16th October 2014

AN INQUEST has opened and adjourned into the death of a 38-year-old man who died after his sports car collided with a parked lorry and smashed into trees on a moorland road near High Eldwick, Bingley.

Young ballroom dancer is best in the country

Ilkley Gazette: Moorfield School pupil, Sophie Bateman, with her ballroom dancing trophy

3:15pm Monday 13th October 2014

AN EIGHT-YEAR-OLD Ilkley schoolgirl has been crowned best in the country at ballroom dancing.

Butcher's knife skills win award

Ilkley Gazette: (10970269)

11:00am Monday 13th October 2014

Ilkley butcher Joe Smith has sliced his way through the opposition to win a prize for the quality of his work.

Young Ilkley performers in Shakespeare Schools Festival

Ilkley Gazette: (11183727)Ilkley Grammar students Ellie Dennis, Lucy Hunter-Rowe, Rebekah Gray, Melissa Johns, Alex Johnson, Lucy Millington, Anna Morris, Alice Rich, Hannah Riley, Charlotte Simpson, Ellie Tolan, Jessica Toseland, Hannah Wellock, Mackenzie Shearn-Miller

10:12am Sunday 12th October 2014

ILKLEY Grammar School students will take their version of Othello to the Carriageworks Theatre in Leeds on Saturday October 18 as part of the Shakespeare Schools Festival.

Bloom winners at presentation

Ilkley Gazette: (11197148)The winners of this year's Ilkley in Bloom competition were presented with their awards at the Rombalds Hotel

9:02am Sunday 12th October 2014

WINNERS of this year's Ilkley in Bloom contest were given their trophies and certificates in a presentation tea at Ilkley's Rombalds Hotel.

Warm welcome for the over 90s

Ilkley Gazette: (11051172)Guests at the Illkley Good Neighbours Over 90s Party, held at the Clarke Foley Centre

10:22am Saturday 11th October 2014

A UNIQUE annual party for the over 90s provided an afternoon of entertainment and refreshments for some of the oldest residents of Wharfedale.

Children's author spends hours with fans

Ilkley Gazette: (11177173)

10:30am Friday 10th October 2014

AUTHOR and illustrator Lauren Child was one of the biggest names to appear at Ilkley Literature Festival and the interest in her work was so keen that she spent another two hours meeting fans and signing books.

School shows learning is fun

Ilkley Gazette: (11198689)Pete Beaumont, Physics, explaining to a prospective students the idea of a vacuum

9:58am Friday 10th October 2014

SPORT, science and a snake were among the activities laid on at Ilkley Grammar School's annual open day.

Spooner has sights on Tesco land

Ilkley Gazette: (11244700)The Spooner Industries Ltd factory in Ilkley

7:13am Thursday 9th October 2014

EXPANDING Ilkley engineering firm Spooner Industries Ltd is bidding to move back onto land earmarked for the now-shelved new Tesco store.

Dentist's hopes for future after court ordeal

Ilkley Gazette: Jonathan Cape

6:25am Thursday 9th October 2014

A DENTIST unanimously cleared by a jury of assaulting an ex-partner has spoken of the fear he endured for 15 months even though he never doubted his innocence would be proved.

Community launches legal action over Menston new homes decision

Ilkley Gazette: Bradford housing prices still lower than before recession

8:22am Thursday 9th October 2014

AN ACTION group which has fought unsuccessfully against plans for 173 new homes on a green field site in Menston is now planning legal action against Bradford Council.

Funeral service for Ilkley father found in Russia

Ilkley Gazette: John Stiles on holiday with his children Hugo and Poppy

4:40pm Thursday 9th October 2014

THE FAMILY of a missing Ilkley walker is to finally lay him to rest after months of anguish as relief workers searched for him in Russia's remote Caucasus Mountains.

Hollywood A-lister Drew Barrymore filming in Ilkley

Ilkley Gazette: Drew Barrymore filming on Ilkley Moor

9:33am Thursday 9th October 2014

HOLLYWOOD star Drew Barrymore turned many heads when she turned up on Ilkley Moor in a shoot for a major new film.

Raiders strike for the second time in months at Tesco store

Ilkley Gazette: Police warning after thefts in car parks

8:35am Thursday 9th October 2014

POLICE are still searching for robbers who targeted a Ben Rhydding convenience store in a late night raid.

Ilkley father-of-two died from massive head injury while hiking in Russian mountains, inquest told

Ilkley Gazette: John Stiles on holiday with his children Hugo and Poppy

8:27am Thursday 9th October 2014

HOSPITAL surgery notes from 15 years ago were matched with a post mortem x-ray to confirm a body found in the remote Russian Caucasus mountains was missing Ilkley father-of-two John Stiles.

Ilkley father-of-two died from massive head injury while hiking in Russian mountains, inquest told

Ilkley Gazette: John Stiles on holiday with his children Hugo and Poppy

5:55am Wednesday 8th October 2014

HOSPITAL surgery notes from 15 years ago were matched with a post mortem x-ray to confirm a body found in the remote Russian Caucasus mountains was missing Ilkley father-of-two John Stiles.

Poetry, prose, talks and fun at Ilkley Literature Festival

Ilkley Gazette: Andrew Motion speaking at the opening night of the Ilkley Literature Festival

1:41pm Monday 6th October 2014

THE gripping first chapter of Ilkley's annual literature festival began on Friday night with a show by a former Poet Laureate.

Hollywood star Drew Barrymore spotted filming in Ilkley

Ilkley Gazette: (11129882)CREDIT TO MATT MILLINGTON, MADE IN LEEDS Actress Drew Barrymore outside the Cow and Calf Hotel in Ilkley. Photograph from Made in Leeds

12:10pm Monday 6th October 2014

HOLLYWOOD A-lister Drew Barrymore has been spotted filming on location in Ilkley.

Shock after pensioner found on drugs boat

4:11pm Friday 3rd October 2014

SHOCKED neighbours of a Silsden pensioner found on a yacht with £100 million of cocaine have described him as an unassuming character with a friendly smile.

Dentist acquitted by a jury of assaulting former girlfriend

Ilkley Gazette: Jonathan Cape outside Bradford Crown Court

4:45pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A DENTIST was today cleared by a jury of punching his former girlfriend in the stomach after he ended their relationship.

Protesters pledge to step up action over Ilkley Moor grouse shooting

Ilkley Gazette: PROTEST: Campaigners have taken their protest to the moor

6:05pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

CAMPAIGNERS opposing grouse shooting on Ilkley Moor have vowed to step up their protests.

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.

TV gardener Alan Titchmarsh makes West End theatre debut

Ilkley Gazette: Alan Titchmarsh

10:01am Saturday 13th September 2014

FORMER Ilkley council gardener Alan Titchmarsh has made it to London's glittering West End where he will debut as the narrator in the Royal Opera House’s production of The Wind in the Willows.

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.

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