Oakworth Police and Community Contact Point gets £750 funding boost

7:00am Friday 1st February 2013

The Oakworth Police and Community Contact Point at Holden Hall has secured £750 from the Worth Valley Area Initiative Fund.

Students at Dixons Allerton Academy help the homeless

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Students with their 'We Care Kits'

8:00am Monday 31st December 2012

These kind-heated school pupils have put together packs of toiletries for the homeless.

Oakworth to hold memorial for bomber crew

8:00am Monday 31st December 2012

A memorial service to commemorate the crew of a bomber aircraft which crashed in Oakworth during the Second World War will be held on Sunday, January 6.

Oakworth man died of heart disease

10:30am Saturday 28th April 2012

A man found dead at home at the bottom of the stairs, died from heart disease an inquest has heard.

Oakworth youth theatre KYDZ to recruit new members

8:50am Tuesday 31st January 2012

A drama group will recruit new members in March after performing its latest show.

Thrills as a Arthur Askey movie is re-created in Oakworth

8:29pm Wednesday 18th January 2012

Film crews took over Oakworth Station as filming continues on a remake of a classic comedy thriller.

Oakworth couple are a fair bet to stay together 10 years!

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Helen Moore and Chris Elrick

8:20am Thursday 28th July 2011

A horse racing-mad couple who have made a bet on true love will collect a £1,500 payout from a bookmaker if they are still together on their tenth wedding anniversary.

Former postman launches new career building teepees

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Tommy Thompson at work

7:00am Wednesday 20th July 2011

A former postman from the district has handed in his mail sack to launch his own business making teepees for luxury campers at music festivals.

Keighley & Worth Valley Railway nominated for award

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Keighley & Worth Valley Railway

8:30am Wednesday 6th July 2011

The district’s iconic Keighley & Worth Valley Railway joins a host of attractions shortlisted in a prestigious regional awards competition.

Keighley and Worth Valley Railway switches tracks to be a company

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Dr Matthew Stroh in his garb as a volunteer on the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway

8:00am Friday 1st July 2011

A heritage railway famous for its starring role in the film The Railway Children has safeguarded its future after transforming itself into a company limited by guarantee.

Gang of burglars based at Keighley homeless hostel

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Crown Court

9:30am Thursday 23rd June 2011

A hostel for the homeless was the base for a group of teenage house-breakers who ransacked houses across the district, netting thousands of pounds of cash and valuables.

Footballing Oakworth youngsters raise £600 for hospital

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The youngsters presenting the cheque, along with Sue Hewitt (third from the left)

11:52am Wednesday 22nd June 2011

A young football team raised £600 to thank cancer nurses at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust for the top care they gave to one of their biggest fans.

Oakworth Juniors football club raises cash for hospital

11:37am Thursday 9th June 2011

A young football team have raised £600 to say thanks to cancer nurses at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust for the care they gave to one of their biggest fans.

Oakworth teenager Paul Smith lands role with Northern Ballet

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Paul Smith

6:42pm Wednesday 8th June 2011

Teenager Paul Smith is pirouetting his way to success after landing his first role in a major ballet and a place at a prestigious academy.

Ceremony marks ‘bear house’ work

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Andy Wade, of the Friends of Holden Park, outside the stone summerhouse known as the ‘bear house’

9:30am Friday 15th April 2011

A ceremony will take place tomorrow to mark the official reopening of a park’s summerhouse.

Serial burglar told he faces jail

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Crown Court

10:28am Wednesday 23rd March 2011

A serial burglar has been warned he faces custody after admitting new offences.

Keighley heritage railway to host rock festival

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 'Extra' Michael Thompson

9:10am Wednesday 23rd March 2011

A heritage railway is to join the rock concert circuit with a three-day festival along the scenic five-mile line.

Rebekah rides for charity

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Rebekah Judson,

10:07am Monday 14th March 2011

An Oakworth girl will raise money for others by riding a bike bought for her with charity funds.

Commuter trains plan for Keighley & Worth Valley Railway

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A train on the Keighley and Worth Valley line at Keighley

11:50am Wednesday 19th January 2011

A study into the feasibility of running commuter trains on a heritage steam railway has been published.

London play credited with boosting visitors

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sarah Quintrell, Louisa Clein and Nicholas Bishop on stage in London

9:57am Thursday 6th January 2011

A successful play in London has led to a boom in visitor numbers for a well-known heritage railway in the district.

Oakworth Forward community group donates Christmas tree to village

9:25am Wednesday 8th December 2010

An Oakworth community group has donated a Christmas tree to the village.

Charlie wins top TV role

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Chalie Hiscock with Dusty

8:47am Monday 22nd November 2010

Keighley boy Charlie Hiscock plays the leading role in a major TV drama starting next week.

Woman saves grandson in Oakworth blaze

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The attacked house

9:20pm Wednesday 27th October 2010

A grandmother has told how she fled her home while clutching her four-year-old grandson following an arson attack in Keighley.

Lysney and Sarah's hot challenge

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sarah baker, left, and Lynsey Nicholson

10:58am Thursday 21st October 2010

A charity worker is calling upon other ‘brave soles’ to help Yorkshire’s growing army of unpaid carers.

Locals to be given priority on special train

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A locomotive lets off steam at Oxenhope station, the terminus of the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway

9:03am Thursday 30th September 2010

Local people are being given priority when booking opens on Monday for this year’s carol service train on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway.

Oakworth vicar hopes to have his flock rolling in the aisles!

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Rev John Rogers ready with his megaphone

7:20am Tuesday 14th September 2010

A vicar will be swapping his pulpit for the church roof when he delivers his next “sermon.”

Court bans Keighley youth, 14, from own community

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Kane Webster attending court at a previous hearing

6:50am Wednesday 25th August 2010

A 14-year-old boy, who was arrested for intimidating Asian pupils with a metal bar outside his former school, has been banned from his neighbourhood for two years.

Oakworth dad-to-be died of unknown heart condition

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Richard Walker

8:00am Wednesday 4th August 2010

A newly-married man who was looking forward to the birth of his son tragically died suddenly in the night from a heart condition he had known nothing about, an inquest heard.

Car parking improvements on agenda

9:58am Wednesday 21st July 2010

Car parking improvements are set to be agreed for Haworth, Riddlesden, Oakworth and central Keighley.

East Morton man earns honour for Lions role

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Keith Hardwick Trott

9:24am Friday 9th July 2010

A man who has been with Keighley Lions since it was founded 55 years ago has won recognition for his decades of service.

Manorlands party gets new sponsor

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jonathan Hutton

3:16pm Tuesday 6th July 2010

Manorlands’ annual garden party takes place on Sunday.

Gala procession time at Oakworth

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Oakworth Gala Queen Leah Barrett, centre, is joined by page Charley Smith and attendants Lexie Allsopp, left, and Lauren Thompson

11:58am Monday 5th July 2010

Floats, fancy dress, decorated prams and bikes took part in a procession for Oakworth Gala on Saturday.

VIDEO: Railway honours tragic volunteer

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Diesel locomotives lined up for the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway’s special weekend

4:57pm Friday 11th June 2010

The Keighley & Worth Valley Railway has paid tribute to a popular volunteer who died suddenly only hours before he was due to start a shift as a fireman on a steam locomotive.

Teenage leader of gang given Asbo

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Kane Webster

9:46pm Thursday 10th June 2010

A teenage gang member who was carrying a metal bar when he was arrested for intimidating Asian pupils outside his former school has been banned from his own neighbourhood.

Five tackle Three Peaks for charity

11:01am Thursday 20th May 2010

Five people from the Worth Valley plan to walk the Yorkshire Three Peaks in aid of cancer sufferers.

Nuisance drinker banned from own village

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Andrew Peacock

7:30am Tuesday 27th April 2010

A man who has been arrested nearly 40 times in two years – often for drunken behaviour – has now been banned from his own village.

Timmy goes from mallet to palette

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Timmy Mallett with his collection of Railway Children paintings created to mark the film’s 40th anniversary

6:04pm Thursday 22nd April 2010

It might be 40 years since the classic film The Railway Children hit the big screen, but one celebrity is bringing it back to life through art.

Student pair were beaten in assault

8:34am Friday 16th April 2010

Christmas shoppers in the centre of Bradford were petrified when a gang of young men indulged in violence on the streets, a Court heard yesterday.

Oakworth church to feature in survey

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Christ Church, Oakworth

12:48pm Monday 29th March 2010

A historic Oakworth church is to be surveyed to discover whether it is at serious risk of decay.

The hunt is on for famous film’s hat

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The hat worn by Bernard Cribbins in the film

6:06pm Wednesday 24th March 2010

A peaked cap worn by one of the most famous characters in British film history is being sought to help celebrate a movie milestone.

Return ticket for Railway Children

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A scene from The Railway Children

5:38pm Tuesday 9th February 2010

An updated copy of a movie that has won iconic status is to be unveiled to mark the 40th year since it was shot.

Pensioners' leader to speak in Oakworth

10:39am Monday 8th February 2010

A national pensioners’ leader will give a talk in Oakworth, Keighley.

Girl punched attacker in self defence

10:29am Monday 1st February 2010

An 11-year-old girl punched a man in self defence as he tried to steal her mobile phone in Colne Road, Oakworth.

Oakworth forum set to include PACT meeting

9:17am Tuesday 26th January 2010

A police and community together (PACT) meeting for people living in the Worth Valley will be held as part of Thursday’s Oakworth Neighbourhood Forum.

Pair injured in stolen car crash

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The scene of the collision

7:23pm Sunday 24th January 2010

Two men needed hospital treatment after the stolen 4x4 they were in failed to stop for police.

Railway on track for film anniversary

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jenny Agutter, star of The Railway Children, on a visit to the line

10:13am Friday 22nd January 2010

A railway heritage group will be marking 40 years since it was the location for a film that has developed iconic status.

£250 grant to improve Oakworth 'idiot hut'

2:39pm Tuesday 19th January 2010

Teenagers have secured a £250 grant to refurbish a youth shelter.

Michael puts wheels in motion on Facebook

2:35pm Monday 11th January 2010

A male model and his friends will cycle 127 miles along the Leeds-Liverpool Canal in a charity fundraising drive set up on Facebook.

Tributes paid to ‘our Wobbly Bob’

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Tributes paid to ‘our Wobbly Bob’

7:20pm Saturday 9th January 2010

Bob Stott, familiar to railway enthusiasts as the shop manager for the Vintage Carriages Trust, has died aged 62.

Salute to air crew killed in war

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Keighley Town Mayor Councillor Margaret Ward and the Deputy Lord Lieutenant of West Yorkshire Richard Jackson with Andrew Friebel from America who layed a wreath

12:10pm Monday 4th January 2010

A memorial service to commemorate the crew of a bomber aircraft which crashed in Oakworth during the Second World War was staged in the village yesterday.


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