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The 'Breakfast Magnifica' fromm Carluccio's menu. Photograph by Craig Fraser

Italian restaurant chain arrives in Ilkley

Ilkley Town Hall

Move to create Ilkley town association to take on public buildings

The repaired Burley-in-Wharfedale footpath linking the village with Stead Lane

Burley footpath repaired after flood damage

Ilkley Tesco staff at their Dementia Friends session

Ilkley businesses sign up for Dementia Friendly drive

Contractors making progress with drainage and stabilisation works on the slopes above the A59 at Kex Gill

Further stabilisation work means the A59 at Kex Gill will not reopen until week beginning March 7

Town Council Chairman Ray Georgeson is on the judging panel that will decide who becomes Otley's first Town Poet.

Search on for Otley's very first Town Poet

Pictured left to right from the Ilkley & Wharfedale Networking Group are group leader, Paul Mitchell (Accentia Franchise Ltd), group co-ordinator Caroline Tasker (Tasker Accountancy Services Ltd) and group marketing co-ordinator Andrew Vaux (ARVA PR & Eve

Source new business at networking group

Artist, Peter Holt, displaying his window in the new community window

Community window showcases creative work in Ben Rhydding

A reference for Heinz Eisinger who came to Britain from Vienna in 1939. It is one of the documents unearthed about the boys who came on the Kindertransport to start a new life in Ilkley

Take a Jewish heritage walking tour of Ilkley

Some of the striking junior doctors and their supporters outside Airedale Hospital

Junior doctors stage protest outside Airedale Hospital as pay and conditions row with Government rumbles on

An aerial view of Leeds Bradford Airport. Link road proposals to the airport are flawed, according to Rawdon Parish Council.

Calls to scrap airport link road proposals

Pupils at Moorfield School in Ilkley took part in charity event Sign2Sing

Ilkley school signs to sing for charity

Carrie Chapman, Lead in First Aid, and Caroline Smith, Practice Manager at Acorn Villas Dental Practice, Ilkley.

Defibrillator on hand 24 hours for Ilkley emergencies

Lego in library goes weekly in March

A previous Tesco tasting session

Five Yorkshire companies give Tesco’s Ilkley Store shoppers a taste of local produce

Safety checks close rail services between Guiseley and Ilkley

Safety checks close rail services between Guiseley and Ilkley

The 80th anniversary of the 609 squadron at Leeds Bradford Airport. Photos courtsey of Richard Walker/ImageNorth

RAF fly-over marks 80th anniversary at Leeds Bradford Airport

Chris Washington (left and Andy Calvert right with their #shareaheart messages

Ilkley Grammar promotes safer internet use

Flooding on Denton Road, Ilkley

Deadline for telling Bradford Council of Boxing Day flood damage

Richard Flint, chief executive of Yorkshire Water

Water bills to rise in line with inflation

Pupils from Ilkley schools take part in the annual Pancake Day Race on The Grove, Ilkley

Pancake racers take over Ilkley town centre on Shrove Tuesday

A CCTV image of the car which police want to trace

Police appeal after cyclist hurt in Otley collision

Accident closes A65

UPDATED: Motorcyclist injured in accident near Draughton

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Horsforth actor Matthew Lewis joins new series of hit TV drama Happy Valley

MP Greg Mulholland is calling for a meeting between the Government's Floods Minister and all Wharfedale MPs as a matter of urgency.

Otley's MP pushes Floods Minister over meeting date

Children from Articulate filming on the set of the new Dad's Army film in Leeds

Ilkley children feature in the new Dad's Army which filmed on location in Yorkshire

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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