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Peter Turvey and his sons, Philip and Richard,

Crystal-clear website gains recognition for genealogy company

From left - Janet Ellison, Anne Wilson, June Lavers, Joyce Thorpe and Sue Hope, who have all joined the Wharfedale Voluntary Fundraising Committee for Yorkshire Cancer Research

Wharfedale fundraising group welcomes five new members

Team GB members are pictured in their new uniforms ahead of next month’s Tri-Nations Butchers Challenge in New Zealand. From left are Chris Gleysher, Andrew Ayris, team captain David Lishman, Tom Wood, Maurice Stephenson, Gary Raeburn, and team manager

Meet the team set for a butchery challenge victory

Burley Parish Councillors Stuart Bottomley and Janet Souyave admiring apples within the Burley House Field Community Orchard

Burley House Field Community Orchard beings to bear fruit

Sandy Docherty on the Great British Bake Off

Yeadon mum Sandy leaves the Great British Bake Off

Councillor Colin Campbell is calling for roadworks disruption to be "kept to a minimum".

'Major' gas replacement roadworks for Otley

(36181697)Managers Amy Royal and Charlotte Thompson outside new shop Barkers in Ilkley

Dogs line up for opening of new Ilkley store

A picture of Ilkley's Old Bridge, as submitted by a reader

Heritage experts called in over Ilkley landmarks concerns

Perri Kiely (left) and Jordan Banjo from Diversity with ten-year-old Emily Batchelor

Ilkley girl and Britain's Got Talent Diversity dancers warm up screen for British Gas

New Burley speed bumps proposals anger residents

New headliner added to this year’s line up at Ilkley Literature Festival

New headliner added to this year’s line up at Ilkley Literature Festival

Otley schoolboy Sam Brown - happy to be back on his life-enhancing drugs treatment.

Joy as Otley boy Sam restarts treatment

Laura Hind holds the hard drive contaning picture of her late partner which thieves stole earlier this year. (36546013)

Stolen photos returned

Burley festival  Burley and Addinham scouts Charlie Hey, Dexter Budd, Jacob Smith and Sam Akers try out their obstacle course (36303744)

Burley Summer Festival gets underway

(35195451)Claire and Anthony Kitching  display one of the hams in stock at their new Ilkley bar and charcuterie, Friends of Ham

Friends of Ham find new home in Ilkley

BLOW: A shooter gets ready to take a shot at Bolton Abbey estate

Poor prospects forecast for grouse shooting season

Silsden traffic congestion forces change of bus route through town

WI celebrates centenary with launch of WI Centennial Fair

Pupils of Katiyo Primary School in Zimbabwe

Burley-in-Wharfedale Brownie leader in trip of a lifetime to Katiyo Primary School in Zimbabwe

Illegal workers found in Otley and Guiseley nail bars

Illegal workers found in Otley and Guiseley nail bars

(35827758)The historic Greenholme Mills building in Burley-in-Wharfedale

Redevelopment plans for Burley mill

Gary Watton, director of the Campaign for Fairer Boundaries

Bradford University graduate heads campaign for fewer Parliamentary constituencies

(35214860)A.J. Brown’s biographer, John White, at Burley Library.

Exhibition celebrates life of poet and walker at Burley library

Leeds Bradford Airport terminal

Airport link-up to boost Leeds economy

Highroyds Chapel and Memorial Chapel in Menston which is opening as part of Heritage Open Days

Architectural gems in Menston and Ilkley take part in Heritage Open Days

Friends of Ilkley Moor project officer Tracy Gray discusses plant life with walkers on one of the Friends’ guided walks on the moor

Ilkley Moor Friends educate on landscape

Great British Bake Off contestant Sandy Docherty

Yeadon baker Sandy Docherty draws on Irish roots to impress TV's Great British Bake Off judges

Pupils at Benton Park School, Rawdon, with their GCSE results

Ilkley and Wharfedale GCSE results 2015

Petition started over Ilkley bridge proposals

Prince Henry's students Hollie Brumpton, Margaret Liddicott and Emily Fleetwood

Prince Henry's exam success

The outdoor arts workshops in Ilkley

Children learn art in Ilkley's great outdoors

(35056438)The Anchor Big Band will play in Burley's Grange Park, in one of the first events of Burley Summer Festival

Burley Summer Festival starts this weekend

Pictured in the picturesque grounds of Bolton Abbey Priory are Simon Passmore, Joy Becker, the Duchess of Devonshire, Alexandra Lowe, the Duke of Devonshire, Carol Dawson, Hollie-Ann Bangham and Tom Isherwood. Picture by Stephen Garnett.

Bolton Abbey concert raises more than £2,000 for local school

Delighted Ali Allawa and Lottie McMahon from The Yard

Ilkley bar achieves 100 per cent on beer quality

Two Ilkley eateries granted alcohol licences

Reminiscence wall mural of Bolton Abbey and the Cow and Calf

Dementia unit officially opened

Ilkley Grammar School students Olivia Gape and Sophie Harrison celebrate their GCSE results

Ilkley Grammar toasts another set of top exam results

Lydia Messenger was very pleased with her 5A* and 3 A results

Exam success at Guiseley School

'Wharfedale will pay more' for housing fear

Left to right: Jenny Howarth, of Verbeia Essences, Wellbeing and Body Care with Erica Berry and Libby Ayrton, of Erica Berry Flowers

Ilkley flowers partnership is heaven scent

Broadgate Lane children receiving their dictionaries

Dictionaries presented by Aireborough Rotarians

Mark Ramprakash with Emily Bell, sister of Guiseley CC captain Alex Bell. Photo by johnwaitephotography.com

Mark Ramprakash at Guiseley fundraiser

GSAL students from Wharfedale with a clean sweep of A* and As at GCSE: (back L-R) Tess Fawkes, Gemma Timmons, Felicity Greenfield, Tilly Woodward and (front L-R) Jireh Chiu and Lucca Singh

Wharfedale GCSE students are stars inside and outside the classroom

Talented musician and rower Matthew Parry, of Ilkley who was the only pupil at Bradford Grammar School to sit 11 GCSEs, achieving an outstanding nine A*s and 2 As

Ilkley teenager scores a perfect ten

Mr Thomas pictured at his 92nd birthday at Stansfield arms in Apperley Bridge, with his nephew Ian

Retired police inspector and former president of Ilkley British Legion dies aged 92

From left to right: Cllr Sandy Lay, Greg Mulholland MP and Cllr Kate Whelan at Wharfedale Hospital for a meeting with trust bosses

"Encouraging signs to reopen closed wards at Wharfedale Hospital” say councillors and MP

(35978746)Residents fear access to a proposed housing development could add to traffic problems at Bolton Road, Addingham

New proposals for 38-home Addingham development

(35369134)One of the performers at the concert on The Grove

Open air entertainment as two concerts take over Ilkley town centre

Otley rider dies following injuries at Motocross event in Blackburn

Otley rider dies following injuries at Motocross event in Blackburn

(35037088)Ilkley Grammar leavers Freya Ross, Hannah Ford, Katie Butterfield, Ivan Horoshenkov and Maddie Flint celebrate their A level results. Maddie gained A and A* grades and is heading to Edinburgh to study social anthropology.

Ilkley students jubilant as school breaks A level records

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