Update on Manor House study expected

Ilkley Gazette: The Manor House museum in Ilkley

4:01pm Friday 22nd August 2014

PROGRESS could be made on funding a feasibility study for the future of Ilkley's Manor House Museum by the end of this month.

Ilkley freemason to cycle 280 miles this weekend for charity

Ilkley Gazette: Phil Atkinson puts in the training

7:02pm Friday 22nd August 2014

FORTY-five Freemasons will be getting on their bikes this bank holiday weekend to cycle 280 miles for charity around the ‘perimeter’ of the Yorkshire West Riding Masonic Province, calling at the masonic hall in Holmfirth on the way.

Experts fail to agree on flooding risk at new Menston housing development

Ilkley Gazette: Experts fail to agree on flooding risk of new houses

9:34am Friday 22nd August 2014

TWO drainage experts have been at loggerheads over whether a plan to build houses in Menston could increase the risk of flooding there.

Body in Russian mountains could be that of Ilkley hiker

Ilkley Gazette: John Stiles, of Ilkley, who disappeared while hiking in the Russian Caucasus mountains last November

8:50am Thursday 21st August 2014

A BODY believed to be that of missing Ilkley father-of-two John Stiles has been recovered from remote high ground in the Russian Caucausus Mountains.

Guiseley School head teacher calls GCSE results "pleasing" in light of exam changes

Ilkley Gazette: Guiseley School pupils receiving their GCSE results, from left, Jack Thornton, Tom Pritchard and Katya Van Noort

11:09am Thursday 21st August 2014

GUISELEY School head teacher Paul Morrissey said the school has "enjoyed pleasing exam results despite the changes being seen within the examination system".

‘Enough is enough’ for Ilkley EE mobile phone users

Ilkley Gazette: Angry EE customers vent their frustrations on social media site Twitter, using the page Enough is Enough

11:16am Thursday 21st August 2014

DISTGRUNTLED EE customers in Ilkley are bombarding the company with complaints after becoming increasingly frustrated at its poor mobile coverage.

Double success in Ilkley Grammar exam results

Ilkley Gazette: (9541065)Josh Ainge and Max Williamson celebrate their GCSE results at Ilkley Grammar

12:57pm Thursday 21st August 2014

AFTER achieving record A-level results last week, Ilkley Grammar School did the double by chalking up its best GCSE results to date.

GCSE results from schools across the district: Ilkley, Otley, Guiseley, Rawdon, Horsforth, Menston, Skipton and Bradford

Ilkley Gazette: A trio Ilkley Grammar School pupils collect their GCSE results

12:54pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Listed below are the GCSE results for the schools across the district.

GCSE results from schools across the district: Ilkley, Otley, Guiseley, Rawdon, Horsforth, Menston, Skipton and Bradford

Ilkley Gazette: A trio Ilkley Grammar School pupils collect their GCSE results

12:52pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Listed below are the GCSE results for the schools across the district.

Sky is the limit for recycling company

Ilkley Gazette: (left to right): Celebrating five years - 707 Resource Management's Helen Hayward, John Verity and David Adams.

6:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

A flourishing Otley-based national waste and recycling company is celebrating its fifth anniversary by planning for further growth.

Students at Otley's Prince Henry's Grammar School celebrate their GCSE results - pictures

Ilkley Gazette: (9565000)

5:17pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Prince Henry's Grammar School has enjoyed its best ever results, according to Headteacher Janet Sheriff .

Guiseley School head teacher calls GCSE results "pleasing" in light of exam changes

Ilkley Gazette: Guiseley School pupils receiving their GCSE results, from left, Jack Thornton, Tom Pritchard and Katya Van Noort

11:11am Thursday 21st August 2014

GUISELEY School head teacher Paul Morrissey said the school has "enjoyed pleasing exam results despite the changes being seen within the examination system".

MP visits support group for people with rare neurological condition

Ilkley Gazette: Dave Howarth with his wife Cath

11:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A SUPPORT group for people with a rare neurological disease is being given a boost by an MP who read about the condition in the Wharfedale Observer.

Nominate a small charity to receive share of £150,000

Ilkley Gazette: Yorkshire Building Society colleagues Katie Brown, Chris King and Hannah Bell launch the cash giveaway to celebrate the Society's 150th anniversary.

6:25am Wednesday 20th August 2014

MEMBERS of the public in Ilkley are being invited to join in with Yorkshire Building Society’s 150th anniversary celebrations by nominating small charities and good causes in their community to receive a share of £150,000.

Busy year for air cadets band

Ilkley Gazette: (9071749)Cadets from 1224 (Wharfedale) Squadron at HMS Excellent, Portsmouth

7:28pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

THIS year has been a busy year so far for members of 1224 (Wharfedale) Squadron's band.

A prostate cancer survivor from Ilkley is gearing up to take part in Yorkshire Cancer Research’s flagship bike ride, The Dales Rider, for a second year running

Ilkley Gazette: Adrian Cox with his certificate at the end of last year’s Dales Rider challenge

4:30pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A PROSTATE cancer survivor from Ilkley is gearing up to take part in Yorkshire Cancer Research’s flagship bike ride, The Dales Rider, for a second year running.

Volunteers from Horsforth School help Aids orphans in South Africa

Ilkley Gazette: Pupils at Horsforth School with the parachute

1:33pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Handprints from Horsforth and thousands of pounds have been taken to South Africa by a group who have travelled out to help Aids orphans.

Triathlon challenge for soft play area

Ilkley Gazette: (9183635)Felicity Tomblin, Ruth Jones and Christine Henney

7:25pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THREE local mums are planning to enter the Ilkley Triathlon next month to raise money for a new soft play area at Christchurch.

Mobile healthy living project to visit town

Ilkley Gazette: (8860573)The HALE Mobile Outreach Buswill visit venues in Ilkley and Burley-in-Wharfedale this month

12:27pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A HEALTHY living charity will reach out to over-50s in the Ilkley area this month with visits from a mobile outreach venue offering information, health checks and free refreshments.

Otley Lions support project for Uganda

Ilkley Gazette: Tina, centre, is presented with the flash drives by Lion President Barbara Taylor and Lion Mary Ratcliffe

9:54am Tuesday 19th August 2014

OTLEY’S Tina Kelly is about to set off for Uganda’s second city of Jinga for a period of volunteering with SALVE (Support and Love via Education.)

Former Health Secretary signs petition

Ilkley Gazette: (9152956)Former Health Secretary Alan Johnson (right) signing the petition with Labour Keighley constituency candidate, John Grogan

10:17am Monday 18th August 2014

FORMER Labour cabinet minister Alan Johnson become the first person to sign a petition by Ilkley Labour Party calling for a guaranteed GP appointment within 48 hours.

Handless war veteran identified

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9:20pm Monday 18th August 2014

A photograph of a war veteran who rode a tricycle despite having no hands has sparked memories and has led to his identification.

Churches join together for holiday club

Ilkley Gazette: (9156071)Two boys enjoy building a tower block higher and higher as part of the theme of the Mega Makers holiday club in Ilkley.

6:20pm Monday 18th August 2014

CHURCHES in Ilkley joined together last week (4-8 August) to put on the Mega Makers holiday club at St Margaret’s Church on Queen’s Road.

Best planters honoured at Addingham Allotments and Gardens Association's 41st annual show

Ilkley Gazette: (9179766)Exhibits at Addingham Allotments and Gardens Association's Annual Show

2:22pm Monday 18th August 2014

ADDINGHAM Allotments and Gardens Association's 41st annual show went very well on Saturday (August 9), with a marked increase of entries compared to recent years.

Stand-up comic Ross Noble joins Silsden motorbike trials school in Addingham

Ilkley Gazette: Ross Noble taking part in the trials school

6:16am Monday 18th August 2014

A TRIALS biking legend from Silsden staged his annual 'skills school' at the weekend.

Yeadon charity working with Guiseley Football Club to improve heart health

Ilkley Gazette: Pictured – left to right with the children are:   Brian Curran of Heart Research UK, Vicki Hepworth, Trustee of Guiseley Community Foundation; Mark Bower, 1st Team Manager GAFC;  Lara Dawes and Ian Dawes from SUBWAY®  stores.

8:36pm Monday 18th August 2014

Children and their families will be taught how to look after their hearts thanks to a grant of nearly £10,000.

MP supports Guiseley AFC plans

Ilkley Gazette: Stuart Andrew MP cuts the ribbon to open EMIS new offices in Rawdon... L-R: Chris Spencer, EMIS Company Secretary, Stuart Andrew, Sean Riddell, EMIS Chief Executive

8:14pm Sunday 17th August 2014

Development plans at Guiseley football club have won backing from the area's MP.

Otley volunteers create quilt from the heart

Ilkley Gazette: Otley quilters with their heart-themed, fundraising creation.

5:12pm Sunday 17th August 2014

OTLEY volunteers have created a "stunning" heart-themed quilt to raise funds for charity.

Allotment tenants celebrate court win

Ilkley Gazette: (9213405)

2:11pm Sunday 17th August 2014

Allotment holders are celebrating after a High Court victory to stop council plans to increase their rents.

PR firm shortlisted for seven awards

Ilkley Gazette: : (L to R) Anisha Mistry, Suzanne Johns, Jennifer Isles, Verity Clarke and Rebekha White

11:10am Sunday 17th August 2014

AN ILKLEY company has been shortlisted for seven highly sought-after industry awards.

Otley's landscape changing as redevelopment of old hospital progresses

Ilkley Gazette: Changing - Otley's old Wharfedale General Hospital site.

7:09am Sunday 17th August 2014

THE ARCHITECTURAL landscape of north Otley is undergoing a dramatic change as redevelopment of the town's old hospital continues apace.

Fat Lad at the Back rides into Dragons’ Den

Ilkley Gazette: Richard and Lynn Bye, of Ilkley, on Dragon’s Den. Photo courtesy of the BBC.

8:09pm Saturday 16th August 2014

AN Ilkley couple entered the Dragon's Den to try and raise investment for their company Fat Lad at the Back (FLAB).

Lord Mayor pledges 'special treats' to provide happiness

Ilkley Gazette: The newly elected Lord Mayor Of Bradford Mike Gibbons is sworn in at City Hall. AG Rep CA   (7019231)

6:05pm Saturday 16th August 2014

THE Lord Mayor of Bradford has pledged to use his year in office to grant wishes for people across the district who "deserve a special treat."

Generosity of Ilkley folk after theft of cash for MS sufferer 'restores faith in humanity'

Ilkley Gazette: (8675063)Ella Hammond and manager of La Stazione cafe, Max Crane

11:02am Saturday 16th August 2014

A CAFE has succeeded in raising £1,000 to replace donations stolen from the shop last month.

Matthew wows the judges at dance competition

Ilkley Gazette: Matthew Lyons, winner of the most promising dancer award

9:19am Saturday 16th August 2014

A ten-year-old boy was chosen from hundreds of others to win the accolade of 'most promising dancer' in a Leeds competition.

Matthew wows the judges at dance competition

9:11am Saturday 16th August 2014

A ten-year-old boy was chosen from hundreds of others to win the accolade of 'most promising dancer' in a Leeds competition.

Major art show gets under way in town's King's Hall

Ilkley Gazette: (9147589)Otley artist Tracy Krupianka, who will exhibit her work at the Ilkley Art Show this weekend

5:07pm Friday 15th August 2014

ILKLEY will once again be the focal point for artists in Yorkshire as the Ilkley Art Show opens its doors tomorrow (Friday August 15) for the two day event, expected to bring exhibitors and art lovers from far and wide.

Bradford District confident of A-level success

Ilkley Gazette: (9292318)Drew Hanson, Jessica Mitchell, Poppy Padgett and Tilly Dennis have secured places at university after gaining good A level results at Ilkley Grammar

11:58am Friday 15th August 2014

EARLY figures an overall rise in A-level results across the Bradford District this year.

Smugglers warned there are no hiding places as Border Force reveals details of contraband discovered at Leeds-Bradford Airport

5:25pm Friday 15th August 2014

ENDANGERED birds smuggled inside suitcases and thousands of cigarettes hidden in waistcoats were seizures made by Customs officials at Leeds-Bradford Airport.

Ilkley gymnasts bring home gold and bronze

Ilkley Gazette: (8733634)Ilkley Gym Club gymnasts  Amy Harrison, Maddie Hicks, Kayleigh Davy, Hermione Bayntun, Bella Burnham, Molly Littlejohn, Maddie Eccles, Megan Thomson, Lucy Gill, Sasha Crabtree, Elizabeth Anderson. Caitlin Connolly (not pictured) also took part.

5:05pm Friday 15th August 2014

TWELVE gymnasts from Ilkley Gym Club performed some fantastic routines at this year's summer invitational competition at Diamonds Gymnastics Club in Halifax, bringing home an impressive two gold and five bronze medals.

Impressive A-level grades at Prince Henry's Grammar School in Otley

Ilkley Gazette: Prince Henry's students receiving their awards

9:48am Friday 15th August 2014

Prince Henry's Grammar School students are celebrating success in their A levels, with a number of impressive individual results.

Work being done to get tallest Maypole in Europe up in Otley again

Ilkley Gazette: Otley Folk Festival:
The Raving Maes perform by the maypole in Otley.
Photo: Lucy Ray (9264419)

7:55pm Friday 15th August 2014

Otley is set to get a new maypole to replace the one which was taken down just days before the Tour de France.

Wharfedale rider wins at Great Yorkshire Show

Ilkley Gazette: (8682830)Tabitha Wood riding her pony, Thistledown Livius

5:13pm Friday 15th August 2014

A YOUNG rider will compete for a national horse showing title this autumn after winning her class and being named reserve section champion at the prestigious Great Yorkshire Show.

Council accused of "madness" over road resurfacing

Ilkley Gazette: An aerial view of Bramhope, looking north

4:55pm Friday 15th August 2014

A COUNCIL is being accused of “madness” after resurfacing a road just days before it was due to be dug up by a gas company.

Exam congratulations banners put up across Leeds

Ilkley Gazette: Benton Park pupils Olivia Crispin, Cameran Pullan, Liam Cook-Monie, Lauren Bonde, Miles Jordan, Tom Barker, Aneeqa Ahmed and Megan Harris with their A-level results

11:58am Friday 15th August 2014

Leeds has launched a 'well done in your exams' campaign to congratulate young people on their achievements.

Lots of smiles at Rawdon's Benton Park as students celebrate A-level results - picture gallery

Ilkley Gazette: Amy Lightowler who achieved an A* in English Literature and A grades in Biology, Geography and General Studies; and Rhea Nicholson who achieved A* in English Literature and General Studies, and the grades A in Chemistry and Biology

10:20am Friday 15th August 2014

Benton Park School is celebrating another successful year of A level results.

Retiring head teacher of Ilkley Grammar School welcomes more record A-level results

Ilkley Gazette: (9292314)Meg Stone, Olivia Garding and Alice Bullock, of Ilkley Grammar School, who are planning to head to university after gaining good A level results.

11:48am Thursday 14th August 2014

RETIRING headteacher Gillian James welcomed another year of success for her final set of A-level students at Ilkley Grammar School.

A-level results for Prince Henry's Grammar School, Otley

Ilkley Gazette: (9313800)

3:34pm Thursday 14th August 2014

The subjects key is below the results.

Ilkley Grammar School A-level results

Ilkley Gazette: Ilkley Grammar School

3:22pm Thursday 14th August 2014

The subjects key is listed below the results.

Guiseley School celebrate record batch of A-level results - including picture gallery

Ilkley Gazette: Atika Zafar with her dad

1:46pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Staff and students at Guiseley School are celebrating a record batch of A level results - with 62 per cent at A*-B.






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