Linda Berry
Linda Berry is your community correspondent for Steeton. She can be contacted on 01535 654643

Keighley students join in to stop speeders

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pupils from St Andrew's Primary School, Keighley, join PCSO Kirsty Newton and PC Richard Hirst in the speed-checking session on West Lane, Keighley. From left are Ayesha Arif, Esha Rukhsar and Zainab Ali

11:00am Tuesday 27th November 2012

Keighley schoolchildren joined pupils across the district in activities to mark Road Safety Week.

Airedale Hospital visitors warned over winter vomiting bug

8:00am Wednesday 7th November 2012

Visitors to Airedale Hospital are being urged to help prevent the spread of the winter vomiting bug norovirus.

Airedale Hospital ‘heroes’ go the extra mile

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: From the left, nurses Donna Ashcroft, Tracey Hellawell and Tracy Day with their awards

11:00am Wednesday 31st October 2012

Four members of staff at Airedale Hospital have been officially recognised as NHS Heroes for going the extra mile to improve life for patients.

Airedale Hospital specialists to attend conference in Austria

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Airedale Hospital cancer specialists Carl Booth, left, and Dr Ganesan Jeyasangar, who have won funding to go on a fact-finding trip to an international conference in Austria

8:00am Friday 28th September 2012

Two Airedale Hospital cancer specialists won funding to go on a fact-finding trip to an international conference in Austria.

Work to start on £200,000 Steeton Community Hub

8:40am Saturday 7th July 2012

Work is set to start on a £200,000 community centre.

Hospital ward evacuated after fire

8:50am Thursday 17th May 2012

An investigation has been launched after a hospital ward for mental health patients was evacuated when a fire took hold in a mattress.

Airedale Hospital seeks volunteers for patient panel

8:20am Saturday 12th May 2012

Airedale Hospital bosses are seeking volunteers to join its patient and carer panel.

Airedale Hospital, Steeton, to stage open day

8:50am Wednesday 2nd May 2012

People can try their hand at being a surgeon or a nurse during a family open day at Airedale Hospital, Steeton.

Steeton Cricket Club gets £27,000 grant

8:50am Friday 16th March 2012

Steeton Cricket Club is bowled over with its latest grant.

Airedale Hospital goes 500 days without MRSA

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Airedale Hospital staff celebrate the 500-day milestone

8:20am Tuesday 6th March 2012

Airedale Hospital is celebrating after going more than 500 days without a case of the MRSA superbug.

Steeton holiday maker, 74, died in Spanish cafe steps fall

5:49pm Friday 2nd March 2012

A holiday maker tragically fell to his death while looking for the toilet in a Spanish bar cafe, an inquest has heard.

New PCSO on patrol in Steeton

5:10pm Friday 27th January 2012

A new Police Community Support Officer has begun patrols in Steeton and Eastburn.

Airedale General Hospital audiologist commended

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Airedale General Hospital audiologist commended

8:50am Saturday 14th January 2012

An audiologist at Airedale General Hospital has been commended in a national competition for the third year in a row.

Hundreds endure more cold misery

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CUT OFF: Engineers’ vans in the street

8:00am Thursday 5th January 2012

Many frustrated residents in Steeton were forced to endure a second day without gas as engineers battled to restore supplies after high winds damaged supply equipment.

More than 1,000 homes still without gas

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Engineers inspect the damaged equipment

10:22am Wednesday 4th January 2012

Many residents in Steeton are facing a second day without gas today as engineers battle to restore supplies after high winds damaged supply equipment.

Around 1,500 homes without gas after wind damages supply equipment

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Engineers inspect the damaged equipment

1:34pm Tuesday 3rd January 2012

Properties in Steeton are without gas after high winds blew the roof off a kiosk this morning, damaging the device inside, known as a gas governor.

Bradford, Steeton and Keighley groups celebrate funding success

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Newlands Community Association members (from left) Pauline Milner, Charlie Singh, Sandra Burgan, Pete Tatham (project manager), Mark Blakeley, and Greg Lucas

9:10am Thursday 15th December 2011

Community groups in Bradford and district are celebrating after receiving a share of £1.38 million in grants from landfill tax charity Wren.

Decision deferred on 'woolly' housing plan for Steeton

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor  Doreen Lee

9:15am Friday 29th July 2011

An application for a major housing development was described as “very woolly” by councillors, who deferred making a decision on the proposals.

Patient Paddy Stell, 3, fundraises for Airedale General Hospital

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Image from PictureGalleryModule_ID:3146816

5:07pm Tuesday 14th June 2011

Toddlers being treated at Airedale General Hospital can now play outside safely at the Child Development Centre thanks to a fundraising campaign inspired by a special young patient.

Steeton man discovers Victorian photo plates in attaic

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Roger Lambert

9:31am Friday 18th March 2011

A collection of Victorian photographic plates, discovered by chance in the attic of a house, could go back on show more than a century after they were first shown to the public.

Steeton villagers in favour of community centre plans

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor David Mullen with the plans for the new community centre in Steeton

11:06am Monday 7th February 2011

Residents of Steeton village have been invited to comment on proposals for a new community centre.

Choir raises funds for youngsters

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Charlotte Wormald

11:20am Friday 4th February 2011

Steeton Male Voice Choir has raised £500 to buy a new computer for five-year-old Charlotte Wormald who has cerebral palsy.

Ward closed in care shake-up

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: SITE: Airedale General Hospital where smokers’ shelters will be provided.

8:10am Friday 4th February 2011

Hospital bosses in Airedale are closing a ward with the loss of 16 beds in a plan to care for more patients closer to their homes.

£10m hotel plan for Steeton

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An artist’s impression of the hotel proposal

5:06pm Saturday 29th January 2011

A new £10 million hotel is expected to create jobs and stimulate the local economy.

Hospital bans 'sex scenes' TV channel

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Airedale Hospital

11:14am Thursday 20th January 2011

Hospital bosses have slashed the number of television channels which can be viewed by patients in a waiting room, following a complaint about an unsuitable programme.

Plan for 200 new homes at Steeton submitted

9:38am Friday 31st December 2010

Redrow Homes has submitted plans to build 220 houses in land off Thornhill Road, Steeton.

Steeton and Eastburn rates precept set to be frozen

10:07am Thursday 16th December 2010

Steeton and Eastburn residents may see no increase in their precept for the 2011/12 financial year.

Steeton traffic survey over homes plan

9:22am Wednesday 15th December 2010

A traffic survey will be carried out on a road where a planning application is expected for a large residential development.

Police in 'help us keep crimes at bay' appeal

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Inspector Sue Sanderson, of the Ilkley Neighbourhood Policing Team

10:00am Wednesday 8th December 2010

A police chief has urged residents to help cut crime by acting as the “eyes and ears” of the community and passing on information to officers.

Steeton guinea pig sanctuary in plea for help

10:10am Friday 22nd October 2010

An animal sanctuary is looking for people willing to adopt guinea pigs.

Police alert over fake bank notes in Steeton

9:51am Wednesday 13th October 2010

Police in Steeton have warned of an increase in the number of fake £20 notes in circulation.

Warning on bogus callers over water

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Detective Inspector Ryan Bragg, of Airedale and North Bradford CID

10:36am Thursday 30th September 2010

Elderly residents have been warned to be wary of bogus callers after a series of burglaries in the district.

Travellers move from Steeton station to West Bowling

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The travellers at West Bowling

9:50am Wednesday 29th September 2010

Travellers evicted from a railway station car park near Keighley on Monday have now set up camp in Bradford.

Travellers evicted from Steeton and Silsden Station site

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Travellers leave the car park

6:49pm Monday 27th September 2010

Travellers have been forced to move off a station car park where they had been blocking parking spaces.

Travellers set up camp on car park

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The travellers’ vehicles and caravans on the Steeton station car park

10:50am Tuesday 14th September 2010

Travellers have been camping on a car-park used by rail commuters.

Commuters hit by train delay

8:22am Friday 30th July 2010

Commuters catching early morning train services on the Skipton to Leeds have been hit by delays.

Residents battle Steeton conversion plan

2:44pm Tuesday 6th July 2010

A school exams officer is leading a residents’ campaign against the conversion of a private house into a home in Steeton for five mentally ill people.

Steeton parking ban set to be imposed

10:30am Wednesday 23rd June 2010

Parking could be banned along the entrance road to a Steeton nursing home.

Damart staff walk the world

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Damart staff

2:05pm Tuesday 25th May 2010

Workers at Damart are to walk around the world – without leaving the area.

‘Vote for me, I may take you on a trip’

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lauren Stott pictured on one of her travels

4:50pm Tuesday 18th May 2010

People who vote for a finalist in a competition to have a holiday every month could share her triumph.

Road worry over plans for Steeton houses

2:04pm Tuesday 18th May 2010

A resident expressed disappointment at the “lack of power” he felt his parish council had over road congestion.

Trevor's authors go global

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Trevor Wilson

12:22pm Tuesday 9th March 2010

A retired Steeton schoolteacher is making his name in the world of children’s literature by organising a project to send authors to different countries.

Criminals continue to target vehicles

11:44am Monday 8th March 2010

Theft from motor vehicles continues to be the most frequent crime in Silsden and Steeton.

T&A donation is key to group success

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Telegraph & Argus editor Perry Austin-Clarke (centre) hands the keys to the vehicle to Dial-a-Ride chairman Brian Hudson and organiser Cath Evans

12:04pm Thursday 25th February 2010

A transport service for elderly and disabled people has had an ageing vehicle replaced – thanks to the Telegraph & Argus.

Police issue 'lock your car' alert

11:50am Wednesday 10th February 2010

Police are warning motorists to lock their cars after a spate of thefts in Silsden and Steeton.

Hospital to hold information days

11:19am Wednesday 20th January 2010

Airedale NHS Trust is holding two events for people interested in standing for election as a governor.

Lauren wins dream work placement

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lauren Stott on her travels

5:40pm Thursday 14th January 2010

As Bradford freezes, office girl Lauren Stott will make many of us green with envy.

Steeton woman wins dream chartity job

10:30am Tuesday 29th December 2009

A Steeton woman has been selected from more than 1,100 applicants to work for a charity of her choice.

Hopes of funding for three housing projects

10:49am Wednesday 23rd December 2009

Three housing projects put on hold by the recession have been put on a reserve list for Government funding.

Second World War pillbox saved

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Members of Haworth Home Guard at a re-enactment by the pillbox

7:10am Wednesday 23rd December 2009

A campaign to save a rare Second World War pillbox near the site of a former Steeton munitions factory has resulted in it getting protected status.



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