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  • Triple jumper fights back after injury

    TRIPLE jumper Hannah Moody is back in action after a two-and-a-half year fight back from a serious injury to her spine. read more

  • Pickles hits century

    Earby had an five-wicket home victory over Settle in a high-scoring match in the Ribblesdale Cricket League which saw opener Stephen Pickles carry his bat for 106 not out as the home side won with 227-5 in 44.2 overs in reply to the visitors' 224-2, pro Surendra Bhave carrying his bat for 90 not out for the Marshfield side. read more

  • Last ball thriller

    The batsmen were again in the ascendancy in the Craven Cricket League on Saturday and there were some close finishes. read more

  • Kellett smiling after Irish road race

    LLoyd Kellett returned after nine days racing in Ireland where he finished 71st out of 165 riders. read more

  • Rhieves strike at tournament

    THIEVES struck as young table tennis star Dale Green was taking part in a top tournament - but couldn't stop him taking the title. read more

  • World trials style

    DOUGIE LAMPKIN heads for Germany this weekend for round five of the World Trials Championship - and already leads the title race by a massive 52 points ahead of his nearest rival. read more

  • Village grab sevens title

    WORTH VILLAGE won the Blackpool Sevens on Sunday with probably the youngest team in the tournament. read more

  • Bowls: Valley challenge bites the dust

    THE Valley's challenge in the annual Inter-City event ended in disappointment. read more

  • Alfie goes for No5

    Record-holder Alfie Atkinson goes for an incredible fifth successive win in next Wednesday's White Lion fell race from Kildwick. read more

  • Opinion

    It is becoming more and more clear as the days go by that the way the review of schools is being carried out could lead to a Titanic sized disaster in the field of local education. read more

  • Otley councillor launches his Lord Mayor's Appeal

    A REVOLUTIONARY new guidance system for partially-sighted and blind people is part of the Lord Mayor of Leeds' Key to the City Appeal. read more

  • Otley councillor launches his Lord Mayor's Appeal

    A REVOLUTIONARY new guidance system for partially-sighted and blind people is part of the Lord Mayor of Leeds' Key to the City Appeal. read more

  • Kevin lives the Highlands life

    Former maths teacher Kevin Booth who swapped the classroom for the horse racing circuit is living a millionaire lifestyle. read more

  • Skipton get winning draw

    Buoyed up by their fighting performance in the Abbott Ale Cup the day before - see Page 28 - Skipton had a winning draw at home to Steeton in the Aire-Wharfe Cricket League on Monday. read more

  • Fear of crime often outweights reality

    INVESTIGATIONS into the fear of crime often reveal that is way out of proportion to the actual level of offences in a particular area. read more

  • British Lion provides the laughs at dinner

    WEST Park Bramhope held their annual dinner at the Post House Hotel in the village last Friday. read more

  • Triple jumper fights back after injury

    TRIPLE jumper Hannah Moody is back in action after a two-and-a-half year fight back from a serious injury to her spine. read more

  • Readers' Letters

    SIR - I am writing to thank you and your staff for your coverage of the death, and celebration of the life, of my wife Jo Hatton. As most of the readership must know by now, Jo was one of the longest surviving heart and lung transplants in the world. Her death, though unexpected, was both peaceful and dignified. Your staff have shown great concern for my loss, and for that I am truly grateful. read more

  • Counselling service for children launched

    LILLY dreads Friday nights. Every week it's the same - dad goes to the pub, comes home drunk and beats mum up. read more

  • Counselling service for children launched

    LILLY dreads Friday nights. Every week it's the same - dad goes to the pub, comes home drunk and beats mum up. read more

  • Hospital debate continues

    THE people of Otley and Wharfedale are being asked to comment on the future of Wharfedale General Hospital. read more

  • Eric is bowled over

    Traffic came to a stop at East Riddlesden Hall on Wednesday as hordes of visitors crammed into the barn bearing pots, porcelain and paintings. read more

  • Family pays tribute to rescuers

    The family of a workman buried alive in a trench today paid tribute to the marathon efforts of his rescuers. read more

  • Tribute to lovely Joanne

    Brave Joanne Duckworth, who underwent a liver transplant in January, has died aged 39. Doctors at St James' Hosp-ital, Leeds, on Monday swit-ched off the ventilator which had been keeping Joanne alive. read more

  • Group's Lottery grant saved

    ILKLEY Up-Stagers Theatre Group has won the battle to prevent its Lottery funding being snatched away. read more

  • Hospital's future on agenda

    THE future of Wharfedale General Hospital will be thrashed out at a public meeting at Otley's Wesley Hall on Monday. read more

  • Stay-away councillors letting down schools

    Startling figures have revealed that ten Labour councillors in Bradford and 36 party activists have been disqualified as school governors over the past 18 months. read more

  • Abbey memorial for Bront's

    The three Bront' sisters are set to be remembered at a service in London's Westminster Abbey next year. The event will mark the 150th anniversary of Anne's death, the author of Agnes Grey (1847) and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1848). The Bront' Society is hoping the abbey will let them hold the ceremony in May 1999 to commemorate the lives and works of the famous Haworth sisters - Charlotte, Emily and Anne. read more

  • Take your time getting to work

    Thousands of workers have permission to be late for work next week - providing they leave their cars behind. read more

  • Win a signed 'Goldfinder'

    Undersea treasure hunter Keith Jessop is planning one last spectacular dive before he retires, he has revealed. read more

  • Inquiry opens into supermarket plan

    EH BOOTH and Co would abandon its compromise scheme for a supermarket in Settle if it won its appeal to build a school and food store on Bond Lane field, a public inquiry was told this week. read more

  • Craven businesses scoop tourism awards

    SEVERAL local ventures are celebrating after scooping the Yorkshire Tourist Board's White Rose Awards. read more

  • Truck hit power line, court told

    AN accident which could have led to the death of a truck driver and caused power cuts in parts of Settle has landed a construction company with a £3,000 fine. read more

  • Sadness as brave officer dies

    A PROUD moment was tinged with sadness when bravery awards were presented to ambulance crews. read more

  • Project wins top award

    A PIONEERING project which provides access to the Yorkshire Dales for disabled visitors was presented with a major award this week. read more

  • Biker rides high in British championship

    SKIPTON motorcyclist David Castle will ride into next month's TT races with high hopes. read more

  • Mother hits out at 'dangerous eyesore'

    AN angry mother hit out this week after finding large pieces of broken glass hanging off the window ledges of a derelict building - just metres away from where her five-year-old son plays. read more

  • Dales left out of ISDN revolution

    POTENTIAL internet users in parts of the Dales are being warned they may not be able to hook up to certain communication lines. read more

  • Film crew snaps show

    Pauline Mays Supplies, which recently featured on Yorkshire Television's Enterprize competition, is to be featured again on the YTV Tonight programme's fashion slot. read more

  • Caretaker cleared of ramming boy

    A school caretaker has been cleared by a jury of knocking a young cyclist off his bike. read more

  • Coo, what a scorcher

    A bird is believed to have caused a house blaze in Lawkholme by taking a lighted cigarette stub back to its nest. read more

  • Plans for coffee bar move on

    A NEW meeting place for young people in Addingham will soon be up and running. read more

  • Railtrack announces £1m investment

    RAIL giant Railtrack has announced plans to spend more than £1 million on improvements to stations in Craven. read more

  • Supermarket sign prompts action

    MEMBERS of a group promoting the interests of Otley say they have taken 'great exception' to a supermarket sign on the edge of town. read more

  • Appeal boosted by anonymous donor

    THE Gazette's appeal to raise cash for an autistic Ilkley boy has reached the £1,000 mark. read more

  • Rugby League player heads Down Under

    A WOMEN'S Rugby League player from Addingham is celebrating being chosen to represent her country again. read more

  • Effort needed so spruce up town

    HUGE efforts from the whole community are needed if Otley is to bounce back from a dismal result in a regional horticultural competition. read more

  • Keeping shop crimes at bay

    Keighley-based Keybury Security Systems has clinched a £200,000 plus contract to provide its Shop Alert early warning system for The Trafford Centre - a £600 million shopping, restaurant and entertainment complex being built on the outskirts of Manchester. Keybury will install the system in 255 retail outlets in the centre, which occupies a 150 acre site at Trafford Park, next to the new M60 orbital motorway. read more

  • Threading oil profits

    A 'thread pick-up' facility developed by Keighley-based DSG Lathes is bringing the company a boom in business from the world's oil industry. Orders for the new DSG 25P and 30P hollow-spindle centre lathes from domestic and export oil markets are expected to top well over £1 million this year. read more

  • New post for Timothy

    Timothy Nigel Firth has been appointed managing director of Scotts Motor Services (Keighley) Ltd, succeeding his father John Firth, who has become chairman. The move follows the death last year of Sidney Harold Granger, aged 91. He was one of the founders of the company in 1935. read more

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