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Naomi Warrenberg (left) with adventurer Sally Kettle at the Queen’s Guide Awards

Ilkley Girlguiding superstar receives top award in Parliament

The GCSE awards evening at Menston St Mary's

GCSE results celebrated at St Mary's School in Menston

St John's Church in Yeadon which is receiving funding from the Yorkshire Historic Churches Trust

St John's Church in Yeadon give vital repairs grant

Carol and John Armitstead with the Yorkshire Young Achievers Achievement in Sport Award they collected on behalf of their daughter, World Champion cyclist Lizzie.

Another award for Otley's world champion Lizzie

Stuart Andrew (centre) with impressionist Jon Culshaw and Marie Curie Nurse Sally Monger-Godfrey at the launch of a campaign to improve access to palliative care

Horsforth and Aireborough's MP Stuart Andrew supports Marie Curie campaign

Guiseley AFC is fundraising for Otley Food Bank during this weekend's match

Guiseley AFC fans asked to help Otley Food Bank

Stuart Andrew (centre) with impressionist Jon Culshaw and Marie Curie Nurse Sally Monger-Godfrey at the launch of a campaign to improve access to palliative care

Philip Davies MP defends controversial decision to speak against First Aid Bill

Kris Hopkins MP

Apprenticeship numbers continue to grow in Keighley and Ilkley

Rawdon Community Library is lit up for Christmas. Pictured are volunteers Jean Stead, Helen Germaine and Jean Ryan

Rawdon Community Library is lit up for Christmas

New breakfast club for Otley schoolchildren gets boost from Sainsbury's

Councillor Billy Flynn declaring the new canopy at Pool Pre-SChool Play Group officially open, cheered on by children and staff. Photograph by Vikky Campbell.

Pool Pre-School Group celebrates opening of new play canopy

Celebrating their Skipton Building Society Grassroots Giving award - Otley Carnival Committee.

Otley Carnival celebrates award following public vote

Ilkley Grammar School

Ilkley Grammar ranked among best schools in the country

Massive increase in homes planned for Ilkley and Wharfedale

Massive increase in new homes for Ilkley, Menston and Burley-in-Wharfedale

Menston Action Group supporters at a protest  (47436536)

Menston Action Group in court for housing challenge

A community association has won planning permission to build a new sports hall at an Ilkley youth centre

Ilkley youth centre sports hall plans approved

Councillors Alun Griffiths, Jeanette Sunderland and Dominic Fear at the site of the station

Councillors demand answers about delayed Apperley Bridge railway station opening

The view from Cambridge Estate resident Rosie Richmond's home during one point of her neighbour's firework display

Police 'monitoring situation' in Otley firework display dispute

Bradford City Hall

Bradford Council reveals 640 jobs at risk in latest budget cuts

Guiseley mum part of Born in Bradford research into depression during pregnancy

The parade through Ilkley before the 2014 lights switch-on (47308495)

Christmas arrives in Ilkley, Burley-in-Wharfedale and Addingham with festive lights switch-ons

A red grouse on wall. Ilkley Moor's grouse population is said to be doing well as a result of work by Bingley, Burley and Ilkley Moors Partnership

Ilkley Moor grouse population revival wins national award

The injured cyclist being rescued

Successful appeal to track down Apperley Bridge Good Samaritan

Contingency plans are being put in place to minimise disruption for patients if junior doctors at Airedale Hospital go on strike

Airedale Hospital prepares for strike action

A new support group has been set up in Guiseley to help anyone who has been affected by cancer

New cancer support group launched in Guiseley

Wharfedale MP calls for end to 'disproportionate' business rates for pubs

Wharfedale MP calls for end to 'disproportionate' business rates for pubs

Councillor Peter Jackson

Otley in line for a further four defibrillators

Keighley MP Kris Hopkins, who has welcomed increased spending on the Armed Forces

Ilkley MP backs increased Armed Forces spending

New bus service being launched between Horsforth, Calverley and Pudsey

New bus service being launched between Horsforth, Calverley and Pudsey

(47278643)Menston's Cornerstone Cafe has raised £25,000 for charity over the past eight years

Menston cafe raises thousands of pounds for charity

(47285928)People packing in to King's Hall at a previous Ilkley Beer festival

Big rush for Ilkley Beer Festival tickets

Menston and Burley-in-Wharfedale MP prepared to oppose UK action against Islamic State in Syria

MP Philip Davies

MP Philip Davies claims first cousin marriage should be banned

Physical assaults on workers at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust have dropped slightly, new figures show

Attacks on Airedale Hospital staff are down

Catherine Pitts, volunteering lead with Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust seeks volunteers

The fundraising team are pictured from left to right: David Stollery, Ann Stollery, Alan Wood, Judith Wood and Geoffrey Dransfield

Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge to raise funds for Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice

Pupils from Rufford Park Primary School in Yeadon help launch the Manning Stainton Draw Your Dream Home compet-ition

Yeadon youngsters help to launch estate agent's drawing competition

Leeds Bradford Airport. The public are being asked to consider three road schemes to improve access.

Leeds North West MP Greg Mulholland calls for Leeds Bradford Airport rail link

Councillors have praised a planning inspector for turning down two proposed greenfield developments in Otley

Councillors praise planning inspector for turning down Otley greenfield developments

Consultation opens as planning inspector backs 2,000-plus new houses in Wharfedale

More than 2,000 houses proposed for Wharfedale under increased Bradford housebuilding targets

Rescuers help the injured man who fell at Heber's Ghyll, Ilkley. Photograph by Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association

Injured man rescued after falling at Ilkley beauty spot

Otley boy Sam Brown with (left to right) Greg Mulholland MP, dad Simon and mum Katy campaigning at 10 Downing Street in January

Drug treatment funding breakthrough for Otley boy Sam

Ilkley church busts Christmas myths

Pictured at the award ceremony, left to right are: Michelle Hudson, Rena Gueller, Jordan Lee, all of Box Tree Events.

Box Tree Events wins major award at wedding ceremony

The three off-road vehicles discovered stuck on Ilkley Moor above Riddlesden. Picture by Richard Barton

Drivers of 4x4s blasted for damaging Ilkley Moor

Magical evening of the Blues

Magical evening of the Blues

Sainsbury’s Otley,manager Paul Mitchell ( left) and staff make their donation to Otley and District Riding for the Disabled’s Jeannie Lupton and Judy Olby (second and third from left).

Otley store gives early Christmas fundraising gift to local charity

Horsforth celebrations for the International Day of Older People

International day of older people is celebrated in Horsforth

Children from Ilkley Pre-School Playgroup at the Memorial Garden in the town on Armistice Day

Children across the district pay their respects to the war dead on Armistice Day

Teachers at Ilkley Grammar School got a soaking to raise money for Children in Need

Ilkley Grammar School supports Children in Need 2015

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