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  • Attitude is vital, says Windass

    Dean Windass wants to win the league - the Premiership 'Third Division' that is. read more

  • Asian feast brings the money rolling in

    Keighley's Balti House restaurant has raised £1,200 for three different charities on its first-ever fundraising night. read more

  • Village is gearing up for festivities

    A packed programme of events is planned as Haworth launches a glittering build-up to Christmas. read more

  • Shawls wrapped up in exhibition

    From Kashmir to Cliffe Castle, Keighley, comes a collection of historic shawls. read more

  • BSE: No one will be punished for my son's death

    The family of the Cross Roads CJD victim last week heard what they had been waiting to for over a year -- confirmation of a link between BSE and CJD. read more

  • Well-versed student says it in rhyme

    Computer aided design (CAD) tutors at Keighley College have been thanked in the form of a rhyming poem by a grateful award-winning student. read more

  • Teacher prepares for Africa trip

    A Holy Family School teacher has won a trip to Africa to broaden pupils' minds. Head of RE Caroline O'Neill is one of just 16 teachers in the UK to win a CAFOD (Catholic Fund for Overseas Development) Millennium Award. read more

  • Position perfect for Pauline

    Pauline O'Keeffe grew up in Oakworth and her first job was in a Haworth gift shop. She is now returning after a decade in London to become head of Haworth Primary School. read more

  • Teachers get high-tech blackboard

    A futuristic vision has inspired Oakbank teachers to boldly go where no blackboard has gone before. read more

  • Dance star overcomes disability

    Five-year-old Alice Watts has defied her disability to become a winning dancer. read more

  • Granny's undies become a pop sensation

    Stars from the world of pop and fashion are putting a thermal underwear company firmly on the fashion map. read more

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  • Raiders net stereo haul

    Car stereos worth an estimated £4,000 were stolen from a Keighley business over the weekend. Thieves broke into A G Autopoint, in Worth Way, and took car stereos and CD players of various makes, including Kenwood, Sony, Maystar, JVC and Alpine. read more

  • Hilary heads soroptimist movement

    A member of Keighley Soroptimists was installed as national president of her organisation at the weekend. read more

  • Pub chain grows

    A Bradford leisure firm has invested £700,000 by buying three pubs. read more

  • Charity furniture goes to auction

    A Highfield woman is angry that furniture donated to a Keighley charity can be auctioned to antique shop owners. read more

  • Rail corssing delays set to increase

    Traffic jams caused by the closed level crossings at Cross Hills and Cononley are being made worse by Railtrack's policies, the Keighley News can reveal. read more

  • School joins the cashless society

    It is all change for students at Greenhead High School in Keighley with the introduction this week of a new "cashless system". read more

  • A taste of Yorkshire

    Business leaders will take a taste of Yorkshire to China as they jet out for a trade-building expedition. read more

  • Shopping centre staff in charity trek

    Security staff at Keighley's Airedale shopping centre may spend most of the day on their feet, but that didn't stop three of them stepping out on a 24-mile sponsored walk which raised over £1,000 for charity. read more

  • New rules to kill the 'junk fax'

    Small businesses have been warned they could face £5,000 fines under tough new laws against 'junk faxes'. read more

  • Players ready to tame Tigers

    Otley play one of the biggest matches in their 135-year history tomorrow - at Leicester in the fourth round of the Tetley's Bitter Cup. read more

  • Robinson pays his respects to City

    Charlton may not have pulled up many trees since coming up from Division One but it's a different story with the ground. read more

  • Leon's England dream is still alive

    England's teenage sensation Leon Pryce has urged coach John Kear not to write him out of his Lincoln World Cup plans just yet. read more

  • Show some self-belief!

    Chris Hutchings has urged his Bradford City players: Start believing in yourselves. read more

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  • A step in the right direction

    The new action plan drawn up in response to Ofsted's damning indictment of Bradford's education service should be widely welcomed. read more

  • Millennium project hits the stage

    Months of rehearsals, preparations and fundraising finally paid off for Cononley villagers this week. 'The Cononley Circle' was a one-off village millennium celebration funded with a £4,520 'Awards for All' lottery grant and £200 Craven council community chest grant. read more

  • Bingo! . . . It's a makeover.

    Residents of the Gloucester Avenue sheltered housing estate in Silsden have something to smile about read more

  • News is on the tea room menu

    Owners of the Heather Cottage tea rooms in Haworth have branched out and are now offering customers something to read while enjoying a bite to eat. Trevor Craven and Paul Brooks, who have been running the Main Street tea room for over two years, have opened a newsagent by splitting their premises in two. Mr Brooks, who is also parish council chairman, says: "There's a need for another newsagent in the village as the only other one is on Mill Hey. It's just nice to be offering a service." read more

  • Ingor cubs get top honour

    Two Ingrow Cub Scouts have received their section's top honour, the Adventure Crest Award. Daniel Abbey and Trisha Murphy, both 10, are members of 19th Keighley (Ingrow) pack. read more

  • Oldfield Gala committee hand out cash

    Oldfield gala committee has presented £1,500 to local good causes. The Grouse Inn's Mark Narey gave £500 to each of this year's beneficiaries - Oldfield School, Keighley's Talking Newspaper and the Airedale Hospital children's ward - at its AGM on Monday. Gala chairman Kris Hopkins said: "A total of £1,500 is an amazing figure for a little village like Oldfield and a credit to the community spirit," he said. Next year's gala is on July 22. The new committee have two events coming up - a quiz night on November 27 and a carol night on December 18, both at the Grouse Inn. read more

  • Are you ready to Scroggle?

    A packed programme of events is planned as Haworth launches a glittering build-up to Christmas - kicking off on November 18 with seasonal music, Morris dancing and a jazz band. The following day sees the popular Scroggling the Holly ceremony (1.45pm) when children in Victorian costume walk in procession up Main Street, and the Holly Queen is crowned. Entertainment that day will also be provided by Haworth Band, Oakworth Morris Dancers and a town crier, and Santa will make the first of his regular pre-Christmas appearances. read more

  • Dial M for . . . helping Manorlands

    Fundraising can be murder -- just ask Manorlands. The Oxenhope Sue Ryder hospice is staging a murder mystery Christmas party to give a vital boost to its coffers. Theatrical company Dial M will perform a 1920s whodunnit while diners enjoy a three-course festive meal. The dinner will be followed by a disco. read more

  • Dail M for . . . helping Manorlands

    Fundraising can be murder -- just ask Manorlands. The Oxenhope Sue Ryder hospice is staging a murder mystery Christmas party to give a vital boost to its coffers. Theatrical company Dial M will perform a 1920s whodunnit while diners enjoy a three-course festive meal. The dinner will be followed by a disco. read more

  • Scouts celebrate 21st birthday

    A Silsden Venture Scout unit celebrated its 21st birthday in style. read more

  • Obituary: District owes a big debt to Hazel

    A woman who devoted her life to helping others has died suddenly in hospital aged 49. Hazel Brear, of Cononley, was a natural leader who would turn her hand to anything. Many groups across Craven which owe a debt of gratitude to Hazel's tireless hard work, given without any financial reward. Her connection with Skipton Dolphins began when her children Alexandra and Maxwell joined the group. "After they stopped going, Hazel carried on because she felt she had to put something back into the club," said her husband, Stuart. "Her skill was in the human touch and in dealing with people, and she taught hundreds of children over the years." read more

  • Get a firm grip on the Internet

    Small business owners have been invited to learn how to build and maintain their own websites. read more

  • I'm guilty - but not bad: claims 'death row' hijacker

    Grandmother Josie Clark, jailed for 12 years by an American court for air piracy, has told of how she was forced into taking part in a bid to free her husband from death row. read more

  • Floods: Call to set up an appeal

    PEOPLE are rallying around to aid the town's new homeless. Emergency aid is sought after the forecast was made it could be up to a year before Stockbridge residents can return to their homes. read more

  • Flood: Mayor pays tribute to victims and aid workers

    Lord Mayor Councillor Stanley King and Lady Mayoress Mrs Barbara Ball visited Victoria Hall on Wednesday afternoon to offer their support. read more

  • £150,000 of timber just washed away

    A timber merchant has had about 100 tonnes of wood washed away from his yard. read more

  • Evelyn is music to their ears

    Young musicians from Bradford are to be treated to a masterclass with one of the country's top percussionists - thanks to the Black Dyke Band. read more

  • Opportunities knocking for businesses

    Bradford will show Britain how to do the business - just as it sets up its high-powered city centre company. read more

  • Police learning Urdu to cross cultural divide

    Police in Bradford are taking evening classes in conversational Urdu in an effort to break down local language barriers. read more

  • We'll let you get on with it!

    "Do a good job and we won't interfere" is the message to the district's schools from education chiefs in a new blueprint for the future. read more

  • Richmond 'resting' after scare

    Bradford City chairman Geoffrey Richmond was resting at his Leeds home today after being released from hospital. read more

  • Search for owner of knife hijack car

    Police are hunting the owner of a Vauxhall Cavalier which they believe was used in a knifepoint hijack of a mother and her children from a city centre car park. read more

  • Vicar was subjected to death threats

    A teenager has been ordered to stay away from a Bradford vicar after he was convicted of threatening to kill him and harassment. read more

  • Homes still on flood alert

    Hundreds of homeowners were still on red alert today as overnight rains once again swelled the River Aire. read more

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