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Ilkley sees a rise in the number of burglaries

Some of the animals whose welfare is causing concern amongst residents on Otley's Cambridge estate.

RSPCA called to check horses, Otley

Children from Moorfield School dress as Minions to do a fun run in Ilkley to raise money for Outside the Box Cafe

Ilkley schoolchildren raise money for Outside the Box Cafe

Local solutions sought to a flowerbed funding crisis in Ilkley, Addingham and Menston

An inflatable climbing wall will be one of the many attractions at this year’s Pool Feast

Fun galore for intrepid visitors to Pool Feast

Luke Steele, who is the spokesman for Ban Blood Sports on Ilkley Moor

Walkers join calls for change in policy over Ilkley moor grouse shoots

The winning team in the first annual Woolsack Debating Society competition, comprising of pupils from Ben Rhydding, Burley Oaks and Addingham Primary Schools

Ilkley primary school pupils triumph in debating competition

Ilkley town crier Isabel Hogan who was named Best Dressed Crier at Bridlington's Bi Annual Old Town Summer Festival Town Crier. Photo: Charlottegraham-photography.com

Ilkley town crier Isabel Hogan named Best Dressed Crier at Bridlington's Bi Annual Old Town Summer Festival Town Crier competition

Guiseley carnival queen, Lauren Grindley and her attendant Heidi Gill enjoying their official duties at the carnival which took place on Sunday

Crowds flock to Horsforth Gala and Guiseley Carnival

Wealth of attractions at this year's Arthington Show

Prof John Wright who is to receive a medal for his bravery in tackling Ebola

Guiseley doctor who tackled Ebola in Africa has his bravery recognised with a medal

Ilkley soft play areas opens to the public

Sam Brown on a campaigning visit to London earlier this year.

Health chiefs 'pass buck' over Otley boy Sam's treatment

Yorkshire Ambulance Service recruitment services assistant Sarah Blackburn and community defibrillation officer Dave Jones, pictured in 2013

Volunteers required for community first responder scheme in Addingham, Ilkley and the surrounding areas

Lynn Bauman-Milner and John Gledhill who are celebrating their second published book in a three part deal.

Students at Leeds Trinity university in Horsforth celebrate publication of their second book

Menston and Burley-in-Wharfedale MP appointed to Parliament’s Justice Committee

Bramhope Summer Festival gets off to a good start

Bramhope Summer Festival gets off to a good start

Naomi Warrenberg of 1st Ilkley Rangers has shown great commitment to her community and Guiding by fulfilling all the challenges of the Queens' Guide Award

Ilkley Ranger gains the highest award in girl guiding

The bellringing team at Otley All Saints Parish Church, with Ringing Master Meg Morton in the red and white spotted scarf, in their 2014 Tour de France tops.

Bellringing on the rise at Otley

Dan Eadson from AvantiGas (right) congratulates AvantiGas women’s race winner Henrietta Colborne (centre) with event organiser and Ilkley Cycling Club Chair Stephanie Millward.

Town turns out to cheer on women's cycling race in Ilkley

From left to right are:  David Yarrington, Sergeant Mark Czternastek, Ann Maclennan and Stella Cammarata

Otley police sergeant cycles 500 miles for Autism First charity

Fun at Ilkley Lido Scools out for Erin Dykes, Maddie Moss and Georgia Freeman all 16  (30566881)

Sunseekers flock to Ilkley Lido as temperatures up

Mobility scooter causes fire at Ilkley flats

Residents gather outside the flats in Ilkley after being evacuated

UPDATE: Elderly residents evacuated as fire breaks out at flats

Injured mountain biker airlifted from Washburn Valley

Record numbers of walkers have been heading to Otley to enjoy the outdoor delights of the town's 2015 Walking Festival.

Record numbers flock to Otley Walking Festival

Women is in 'serious' condition after A65 crash

The luxury yacht Makayabella which was intercepted in September last year after crossing the Atlantic

Otley man admits drug smuggling charges

Children from Menston Priamry School (29796522)

Menston youngsters get parcel from the palace after writing to royal couple

Pre-school children enjoy a teddy bear picnic in the grounds of Ghyll Royd School

Burley in Wharfedale toddler teddy bear picnic a great success

James Hartley with his daughter Allison

Death of Addingham man, 79, after 'haphazard' treatment at Bingley private hospital was misadventure, coroner rules

(29513902)Yorkshire in Bloom judges were taken on a tour around Ilkley's floral attractions by Ilkleyj in Bloom in the spring

Flowers beds in Ilkley set to be axed by Council cuts

Crowds flock to Ilkley to watch top cycling race

PICTURES: Crowds flock to Ilkley to watch top cycling race

(29518173)Tim Edwards of Westwood Lodge and Kate Brown of Ilkley Civic Society welcome the Polish delegation

Polish visitors revive historical links with Ilkley

(29621537)The empty shop units on Station Plaza, Brook Street

Restaurant and cafe plan for empty Ilkley shops

Clarke Foley Centre manager Judith Ellis,and catering assistants Lynne Hogan and Keith Towler, with a replacement collection tin in the Clarke Foley cafe

Ilkley centre saddened by theft of appeal collection box

(29305473)An artist impression of the proposed development in the grounds of the Craiglands Hotel, Ilkley

Craiglands hotel apartments plan 'will benefit Ilkley'- claim

Otley campaigners call for 'sustainable' housing target

Rev Graham Buttanshaw with the appeal sign outside Otley All Saints Parish Church.

Otley church revamp to begin

Guests enjoy the entertainment at the 2015 Nadia's Wish Ball

Addingham charity ball raises thousands for good causes

Wharfedale beauty spot car crime action

Lynne Noble enjoying the great outdoors.

Otley walker celebrates 50 years with rambling group

Geoffrey Maldwyn-Jones who has been chosen as assistant governor for 2015-2018 for the Dales group of Rotary clubs

Ilkley Rotarian chosen as assistant governor for 2015-2018 for the Dales group of Rotary clubs

(29402638)Traffic cones and rubbish found dumped on Ilkley Moor

Rubbish on Ilkley Moor raises fire concerns

James Hartley and his daughter Allison

Addingham pensioner died from organ failure after undergoing hernia operation at private hospital, inquest told

Children with disabilities or special needs could be given training to use public transport

Ilkley mum protests over controversial changes to school transport

Author Karen Joy Fowler who will appear at this year's Ilkley Literature Festival

Ilkley Literature Festival announces first confirmed authors for 2015

Swimmers celebrate the summer solstice with a brisk dip at Ilkley Lido

Swimmers celebrate the summer solstice with a brisk dip at Ilkley Lido

The CTI 2000 dancers invited others to join them at Ben Rhydding Fete on Saturday

A fun filled afternoon was enjoyed by all at the tenth annual Ben Rhydding Fete

James Hartley

Inquest into the death of an Addingham man following a hernia operation resumes in Bradford

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