IT was hardly Charlie Dimmock's garden army. There were no television cameras and (how do I put this politely?) fewer appendages swinging in the wind. But the effect was pretty good nere-the-less.
A family must seek planning permission to allow a dog kennel in their back garden.
Utley residents are holding a street party to celebrate the Queen Mother's 100th birthday.
A Keighley woman is still appealing to advice agencies for help in gaining compensation for childhood abuse.
The founder of a transplant support network is calling on all local authorities - including Bradford - to invite every householder to become an organ donor.
Thousands of people across the district boarding trains without tickets could face £10 fines under plans to crack down on fare dodgers.
Twelve Keighley parents have been prosecuted in a truancy clampdown, the Keighley News can reveal.
Plans for a controversial waste tip in Denholme look set to receive the go-ahead in spite of staunch opposition from hundreds of residents.
Oakbank blazers sold by the school's only supplier do not meet the school's own requirements, it is claimed.
A new £2 million state-of-the-art bus station in Keighley was set to receive the green light when the town's planning committee met yesterday.
Community workers in Keighley can learn how to make money for their group on a new course in the town.
In the seething heat of the Australian Outback, the last thing you would want to do is wash your smalls.
A Cross Roads woman whose husband's French-Canadian ancestors were thrown off their land by British soldiers has countered criticism of new movie The Patriot.
Clogmaker Robin Longbottom hit the silver screen on Tuesday in a YTV feature about keeping the dying trade alive in Yorkshire. Robin, who runs Greenwood Clogs in Cross Roads as a hobby, demonstrated his fancy footwork on The Dales Diary. Originally Robin was a customer at Greenwood Clogs but he decided to buy the business in 1998 after Ellis Greenwood retired, and spent six months learning the trade from Ellis.
A long-standing member of Glusburn parish council has quit. Councillors were visibly bewildered by Harry Proud's announcement at Wednesday's meeting that he had "had enough." His move followed a discussion with chairman Isobel Westhead on the parish council's refurbishment of Glusburn park.
Keighley Gala Queens from across the years are uniting to celebrate a milestone. Past holders of the regal role are being sought for a special gathering at next year's gala - the 125th.
Fly-posters have threatened Keighley's chances in this year's Britain in Bloom competition. Illegal posters appeared round the town centre this week as Britain in Bloom judges arrived to check out the town.
Ingrow Green old people's home is likely to be replaced by an ultra-modern "home for life" on land next door.
The crowning centrepiece of the new Emily Street mosque has been fitted on to its new home.
Campaigners for a new Keighley Town Council set out their stall at the weekend.
IT is with considerable sadness that we report this week on English Heritage's decision not to financially support the Yorkshire Dales Lead Mining Museum, which is curiously situated in Earby.
Love him or loathe him, and most opposition fans do the latter, there's no doubt Jimmy Lowes continues to be one of the most influential figures in Super League.
Bradford Bulls' classy Aussie loose forward Brad Mackay can strengthen his case for top individual honours at the end of the season when he makes a welcome return from injury at Wakefield tomorrow.
The minimum wage was introduced by the Government with the aim of preventing employers from exploiting their staff. Unfortunately it also seems to be preventing some small, mainly-volunteer organisations from continuing to operate because they cannot afford the costs the legislation has imposed on them.
COUGARS are set see huge 'Fans Convoy' leave town on Sunday for the club's Northern Ford Premiership semi-final clash with Dewsbury on Sunday.
Keighley traders are still fighting to combat customer confusion over the introduction of the metric system earlier this year.
Brian Graham is 64 years old. He doesn't look it. He's short, stocky and powerful - and is full of energy.
Parents of a 27-year-old man who died of the human form of BSE said their son never ate school dinners and as a baby was fed only home-made food.
A campaign to cut down the amount of cancer-causing radon gas in homes has been launched as part of a nationwide Government initiative.
A "secrecy" row blew up this week over the latest crisis to hit Bradford council's problem-torn schools re-organisation.
A Silsden couple went back to Highfield school for the first time in more than 50 years to take one final nostalgic peak around the corridors and classrooms. Charlie and Mary Edgar were invited as guests of honour to have a look around the school before it closes its doors for good.
Life really did begin at 40 for businessman Jack Pearce. He was about to embark on his first trip to Florida, with his wife Jane, when his mum announced the bombshell news that the man he believed to be his dad was in fact his step-father.
The past and future came together at Swire Smith Middle School.
A FULL TURNOUT at Long Lee primary school marked its closure on the present site after 100 years.
Haworth pub the King's Arms is holding a fundraising night for Manorlands.
In 1865, the Corporation Baths in Thornton Road, Bradford, were opened.
An Oxenhope man was attacked with a soda siphon as he tried to recover his car which had been stolen from outside his house the night before.
Proposals to develop an office block and housing on a former mill site have been rejected in principle. Keighley Area Planning Panel voiced its opposition to plans for a mixture of three storey offices and 11 homes on the site of the now demolished Perseverance Mill, in Station Road, Oxenhope.
Two residents of a Steeton nursing home have proved it is never too late to fall in love.
Police have launched a crackdown on rowdy youths who are running riot outside an Ingrow surgery.
TON-UP batsmen hit the gas with a string of big-hitting performances.
STEETON'S run of three consecutive victories was brought to a halt by Bilton, but they still had the better of their drawn game.
Oakworth were in cracking form as they rocked Haworth in an impressive derby encounter.
AHMED GULSHERAZ turned on a sparkling batting performance to put backbone into Keighley innings.
Four times world outdoor trials champion Dougie Lampkin went down to arch rival Marc Colomer on Saturday night in Malaga in front of 5,500 screaming Spanish Colomer supporters, but only by a single penalty point.
ALLAN BREW will be leading the local challenge in the Manx Grand Prix later in the summer.
Darren Barton was back to winning ways at Oulton Park on Sunday in the seventh round of the British 250cc Championship.
Featherstone coach Peter Roe has snapped up a trio of talented Keighley sports stars.
Stock car star Frankie Wainman Junior from Silsden was narrowly beaten to the European Championship title at Northampton International Raceway -- by a car he had built himself.