Ilkley gravel pits to be turned into wildlife reserve

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: ORIGINAL: Kingfisher

7:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Former gravel pits in Ilkley will be officially opened next month as the district’s newest nature reserve – almost half a century after the potential of the area was recognised.

Money management courses held in Wharfedale

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Scammers hit nine people in just one day

7:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Wharfedale residents are being offered professional help to manage their finances by Bradford-based debt counselling charity Christians Against Poverty (CAP).

VIDEO: Businessman tackles litter problem with mucky video!

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Thomas Black (left) with Gareth Finister, who starred alongside the businessman in his litter campaign video

6:30am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A veteran businessman has commissioned and starred in his own film in a personal crusade against litter.

Ilkley group supports Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Yorkshire Air Ambulance

3:26pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Soroptimist International of Ilkley has been raising funds for Yorkshire Air Ambulance over the past 12 months as the President’s chosen charity.

Hide and seek with the mice in Thornton

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pictured is Bel Bel Calver from South Square, Thornton, next to one of the little mice that is hidden away as part of the Easter Trail

9:00am Monday 21st April 2014

Visitors to an arts and heritage centre have been playing hide and seek with a family of mice.

Worshippers celebrate Good Friday with Walk of Witness parade

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Worshippers from all the churches in Ilkley and Ben Rhydding joined together on Good Friday to bless their town and its people with a Walk of Witness.

9:30am Saturday 19th April 2014

Worshippers from all the churches in Ilkley and Ben Rhydding joined together on Good Friday to bless their town and its people with a Walk of Witness.

Politicians quizzed in Ilkley school debate

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Unemployment figures fall hailed by Keighley MP Kris Hopkins

8:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Students at Ilkley Grammar School quizzed two politicians when it held a Question Time-type event.

Police issue new appeal over Ilkley robbery

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police issue new appeal over Ilkley robbery

11:15am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Police have issued a fresh appeal for witnesses to a brazen smash and grab raid in the centre of Ilkley in broad daylight.

Ilkley GP to answer questions on healthcare

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: health

2:29pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

An Ilkley GP will give a talk and answer questions from members of the public on the changing nature of primary care on Wednesday, April 30.

VIDEO: Government minister Brandon Lewis meets traders

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Brandon Lewis talks to traders in Ilkley

8:46am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A Government minister pushing to reinvigorate the high street heard about the successes and struggles of business in Ilkley yesterday.

Addingham wedding couple in plea to runners

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Image from PictureGalleryModule_ID:3131556

2:30pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A couple are inviting runners to celebrate their wedding by running up Beamsley Beacon in fancy dress.

Extension plan for Cow and Calf snack kiosk rejected

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Cow and Calf rocks at Ilkley. What’s your favourite icon of Yorkshire?

9:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

Plans to extend a snack kiosk by Ilkley’s Cow and Calf Rocks landmark and create an indoor seating area for visitors have been turned down by planners.

Bradford coroner is to raise hopper bus safety after Ilkley woman's death

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix coroners coroner's court inquest coroner

6:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

A coroner is to make a report to the Government vehicle standards agency after hearing how a 90-year-old woman suffered fatal injuries when she was thrown from her seat on a bus.

Same-sex couple set the date

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Phillip Dawson (left) and Joseph Stanger

11:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

A hair stylist is to wed his partner of three years after becoming the first Ilkley resident to register for a marriage licence as a same-sex couple.

Warning of disruption to drivers and residents for Ilkley Carnival

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Crowds line the streets as the town crier leads the parade at last year’s Ilkley Carnival

7:00am Friday 11th April 2014

The organisers of Ilkley Carnival are giving residents and motorists notice of disruption to traffic on May 5.

VIDEO: White van link to Ilkley jewellery shop raiders

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Robbers strike at Lister Horsfall in Ilkley

6:30am Thursday 10th April 2014

A gang of armed robbers who carried out a lunchtime smash and grab robbery at a jewellers, might have escaped in a white van after dumping their getaway car, detectives now believe.

Churches set up credit union

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix money finance benefits pensions

12:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Churches are getting together to open an Ilkley branch of a credit union in a bid to help local people with money management.

Friends of Ilkley Moor publish events programme

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Cow and Calf rocks at Ilkley. What’s your favourite icon of Yorkshire?

10:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

The Friends of Ilkley Moor has published its sixth programme of events which includes more than 20 thibngs to do between May to September, ranging from bat spotting, and pond dipping to a cup and ring stone trail using GPS technology.

Special Addingham pub events for charity

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix charity donation cash money collection

9:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

A pub in Addingham aims to follow up a £3,000-plus fundraising ball with a weekend of special events for charity.

Search back on for a new town crier in Ilkley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Retired town crier Chris Richards

8:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

The search is back on for a new Ilkley town crier following the retirement of long-serving figure Chris Richards.

Ilkley church to welcome lay workers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Noah and Kate Mitchell with son Asher

8:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

Christchurch in Ilkley will welcome Noah and Kate Mitchell on Sunday as they take up their new post as lay employees for children, young people and their families. A married couple with one young son, Mr and Mrs Mitchell are moving from St Albans to take up this role, supporting Christchurch’s work with the local community and extending the opportunities to serve the families of Ilkley.

Exhibition starts at Ilkley Library

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ilkley Library, where a users group could be formed.

11:03am Tuesday 8th April 2014

An exhibition of work by Ilkley artist Barry Gill is taking place at Ilkley Library, Station Road.

Please look out for plant thieves, say Ilkley bloom volunteers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Oakham is one of Ilkley's rivals in the town section of Britain In Bloom.

10:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

Ilkley in Bloom is asking people to look out for thieves who are stealing plants from flowerbeds in the town.

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Dramatic footage of smash and grab raid at jewellers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Armed robbers make their getaway after the raid

10:30am Friday 4th April 2014

This dramatic footage shows axe-wielding raiders carrying out a brazen lunchtime smash and grab robbery at an Ilkley jewellers.

Ilkley and Addingham police surgeries

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix police generic

1:00pm Friday 4th April 2014

Police surgeries will take place in Ilkley and Addingham over the next week.

UPDATE: Robbers carry out smash and grab raid at Ilkley jewellers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The robbers flee in the Honda get away car

2:50pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

Armed robbers carried out a smash and grab raid at an Ilkley jewellers at lunchtime today.

Renovation plans for Ilkley mansion submitted

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The historic mansion Heathcote

10:00am Thursday 3rd April 2014

A planning application has been submitted seeking listed building consent for refurbishment and alterations to a historic mansion.

BRI patient broke nurse’s finger

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: BRI

7:00am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

A hospital patient who fractured a nurse’s finger when she tried to stop him disturbing other people on the ward has been given a suspended prison sentence.

Ilkley Playhouse to show Russian film

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ilkley Playhouse

12:40pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

The gripping and subtle Russian film Elena is Ilkley Film Society's next screening on Sunday at 8pm at Ilkley Playhouse.

Ilkley retirement village raises cash for Parkinson's UK

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: From left are event organiser and Audley Cleved resident Me Lee, chairman of Parkinson's UK Skipton cranch Allan Cawood, general manager of Audley Clevedon David Kanarens, residents Peter and Cilla Seago and treasurer at Parkinson's UK Skipton branch Gill

12:34pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

Ben Rhydding retirement village Audley Clevedon has donated more than £200 to charity Parkinsons UK after a fundraising race night organised by one of the residents.

Play supports British Legion and Help for Heroes

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Royal British Legion
Poppy Appeal (4353536)

10:00am Monday 31st March 2014

The Jay Walkers Theatre Company will present Not About Heroes, about the wartime experiences of poets Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfrid Owen, at Old Pool Bank Village Hall, Pool-in-Wharfedale, from 7.30pm on Friday, May 2.

Ilkley Civic Society honours town buildings

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The new Nell Bank Centre  climbing structure, with Bruce Fowler (right) and Declan Brett

9:00am Monday 31st March 2014

A primary school’s extension, a treehouse walkway at the Nell Bank centre and a refurbished historic pub are among this year’s winners of awards recognising developments which contribute to the townscape of Ilkley.

Event will help Clarke Foley Centre

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Clarke Foley Centre in Ilkley has scored well in the Bradford Council food hygiene standards test.

8:00am Monday 31st March 2014

The Clarke Foley Centre in Ilkley will be transformed into a Victorian tearoom on Saturday.

Ilkley blogger shortlisted for award

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Kirsty Smith

3:00pm Saturday 29th March 2014

An Ilkley woman has reached the finals of a national blogging competition.

Northern Rail to carry on with Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Caldervale franchise

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: More than 80 per cent of people questioned were satisfied with Northern Rail's services

11:00am Friday 28th March 2014

Northern Rail will continue to operate regional rail services across the north of England until February 2016.

Police send out 36,000 letters in hunt for tip baby’s mother

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Associated Waste Management’s depot

6:00am Thursday 27th March 2014

Police have sent out thousands of letters in a new appeal to track down the mother of dead baby boy found at a Shipley waste site after narrowing down the areas of Bradford where she could have given birth.

Residents of Ilkley care home forced to move out after critical inspection

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Care for the elderly in met in a fragmented way

7:00am Thursday 27th March 2014

Vulnerable and elderly residents of an Ilkley care home have been given 28 days to find alternative accommodation.

Plans lodged to turn landmark Burley-in-Wharfedale building into homes

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Burley House

6:00am Thursday 27th March 2014

A company behind the redevelopment of a village pub as houses has submitted plans to convert an 18th century Burley-in-Wharfedale landmark to new homes.

Ilkley Moor event to raise awareness of brain tumours

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Rocky Valley, Ilkley Moor

10:07am Thursday 27th March 2014

Businesswomen will make sure they are not baht ‘at when they gather on Ilkley Moor tomorrow.

Youngsters ready for Alice in Wonderland show at Ilkley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bea Debney, 16, as Alice, and Emily Ackroyd, 11, as Little Alice in the show

11:00am Wednesday 26th March 2014

Students from Ilkley-based Wright Theatre Arts Dance Academy have been rehearsing for months for their staging of Alice in Wonderland at the Kings Hall next weekend.

Rail firm backs cancer care Daffodil Appeal

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ilkley railway station

8:10am Tuesday 25th March 2014

Train operator Northern Rail is working with the charity, Marie Curie Cancer Care, to support its annual Great Daffodil Appeal.

Teachers’ strike to close 60 schools

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: education

7:00am Saturday 22nd March 2014

More than 60 schools will be either closed or partially closed by a teachers’ strike on Wednesday, and more closures could be announced in the coming days.

Ilkley cyclist raises £1,000 in South Africa race

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Tom Gillon

7:46pm Friday 21st March 2014

A cyclist took part in the world’s largest timed cycle race to raise money for a charity close to his heart.

Bid for new dormitory at Ilkley's Nell Bank centre

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The new block Nell Bank

2:00pm Friday 21st March 2014

Plans have been drawn up to replace ageing buildings at an award-winning Ilkley outdoor activity centre with a 64-bed dormitory block.

Plans for Burley festival well underway

4:35pm Thursday 20th March 2014

Planning for this year’s Burley-in-Wharfedale Summer Festival is well underway, with the events taking place this year through August.

Addingham Parish Council to hear housing update

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Addingham, where more parking restrictions are to be introduced.

9:47am Wednesday 19th March 2014

An architect is due to give an update to councillors tonight on a proposed development of more than 30 houses.

Ilkley pupils pass their exams

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Some of the children at the school

12:24pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

Pupils at Ilkley’s Moorfield School are celebrating after passing their 11+ secondary school exams with flying colours.

Action to improve the look of streets

2:00pm Saturday 15th March 2014

Action is being taken to help improve the appearance of Ilkley’s streets following criticism of the state of the town centre.

Council hands out thousands to groups

12:00pm Saturday 15th March 2014

Ilkley Parish Council has awarded thousands of pounds to community schemes including funding to help churches set up a credit union.

UPDATE: Missing man found on Ilkley Moor

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Andrew Thornton

10:30am Friday 14th March 2014

A man missing overnight has been found alive on Ilkley Moor after an extensive search operation today.



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