Poet injects inspiration into school

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:56am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A HEAD TEACHER hopes the words of a former children’s laureate will inspire her pupils to put pen to paper.

Cheer as beer receives gold medal

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:52pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

ILKLEY Brewery’s latest beer, Ruby Jane, scooped a gold medal at its first competitive showing – one of two accolades won by the company at the SIBA North East beer competition.

Support for petition on school cash

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

11:39am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A PETITION to seek more Government funding for additional secondary school places in Wharfedale was approved by members at last night’s full meeting of Bradford Council.

Petition seeking more Government funds for Wharfedale schools approved by full Council

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Jackie Whiteley

9:04pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A PETITION to seek more Government funding for additional secondary school places in Wharfedale was approved by members at tonight's full meeting of Bradford Council.

A chance to try nature's finest cures

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

11:48am Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE UK’S premier festival promoting complementary therapy and natural remedies will bring visitors to Ilkley this weekend.

Plans for Wharfedale bridge to be debated

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

3:50pm Monday 20th October 2014

PLANS for a footbridge across the River Wharfe at Burley-in-Wharfedale will be debated at a meeting of Burley Parish Council's Planning Committee on Monday November 3.

Great War inspires night of writings

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:51pm Monday 20th October 2014

A POET will read his new works on the First World War at a talk in Saltaire.

Airlift charity to see spoils of festival

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

12:45pm Monday 20th October 2014

YORKSHIRE Air Ambulance will be the first to receive a charity award provided by the Addingham Beer Festival Committee after thieves stole its charity box from a newsagents.

Talk about Wainwright

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

11:41am Monday 20th October 2014

WAINWRIGHT Society founder John Burland will talk about the life and works of the celebrated walker at Addingham Memorial Hall on Thursday, November 13.

Yorkshire Conker Competition to aid Nell Bank Centre, Ilkley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

2:54pm Sunday 19th October 2014

THE Yorkshire Conker competition is being held from 10am at the Bandstand on The Grove, Ilkley, on Saturday, October 25. Proceeds are for the Nell Bank Centre, Ilkley, which provides organised outdoor learning experiences with special facilities for the disabled.

Complementary medicine festival comes to Ilkley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

2:52pm Sunday 19th October 2014

A COMPLEMENTARY medicine festival will be held in Ilkley on Saturday October 25, and Sunday October 26. More than 100 stands will cover a wide range of therapies and natural products. The event is at Kings Hall and Winter Gardens, Station Road, between 10am and 5pm on both days.

Anti shooting group appeals to council leader

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Cow and Calf Rocks on Ilkley Moor

3:47pm Thursday 16th October 2014

ANTI-bloodsports protestors are lobbying the leader of Bradford Council to end grouse shooting on Ilkley Moor, after a petition failed to convince councillors.

Ilkley father-of-two died from massive head injury while hiking in Russian mountains, inquest told

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: John Stiles on holiday with his children Hugo and Poppy

5:55am Wednesday 8th October 2014

HOSPITAL surgery notes from 15 years ago were matched with a post mortem x-ray to confirm a body found in the remote Russian Caucasus mountains was missing Ilkley father-of-two John Stiles.

Hollywood star Drew Barrymore spotted filming in Ilkley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (11129882)CREDIT TO MATT MILLINGTON, MADE IN LEEDS Actress Drew Barrymore outside the Cow and Calf Hotel in Ilkley. Photograph from Made in Leeds

12:08pm Monday 6th October 2014

HOLLYWOOD A-lister Drew Barrymore has been spotted filming on location in Ilkley.

Dentist acquitted by a jury of assaulting former girlfriend

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jonathan Cape outside Bradford Crown Court

4:45pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A DENTIST was today cleared by a jury of punching his former girlfriend in the stomach after he ended their relationship.

Protesters pledge to step up action over Ilkley Moor grouse shooting

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PROTEST: Campaigners have taken their protest to the moor

6:05pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

CAMPAIGNERS opposing grouse shooting on Ilkley Moor have vowed to step up their protests.

TV gardener Alan Titchmarsh makes West End theatre debut

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Alan Titchmarsh

10:01am Saturday 13th September 2014

FORMER Ilkley council gardener Alan Titchmarsh has made it to London's glittering West End where he will debut as the narrator in the Royal Opera House’s production of The Wind in the Willows.

Lindisfarne story to be told in Ilkley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lindisfarne performing at St George's Hall in Bradford in 1991

10:02am Thursday 11th September 2014

TWO former members of the iconic Tyneside folk-rock group Lindisfarne are bringing their new tour to the district tomorrow night.

UKIP names party's regional head as constituency candidate

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CANDIDATE: Paul Latham

4:05pm Monday 8th September 2014

UKIP has announced an Ilkley resident as its candidate for the Keighley and Ilkley seat in the next General Election.

Hundreds turn out for opening of new Menston club

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: SUCCESS: Charlotte Leeming opens the new club in Menston with Josh Cartwright, Craig Malik, Andrew Clegg and David Holder

6:02pm Sunday 7th September 2014

HUNDREDS of villagers turned out to celebrate the opening of the rebuilt Menston Club yesterday.

Tesco confirms big Ilkley store plans dropped - site to be sold

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (10055713)

4:35pm Friday 5th September 2014

SUPERMARKET chain Tesco is scrapping plans for a new store in Ilkley and plans to sell off the site it intended to build on.

Commercial Feature: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

4:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support. 

Opportunity for passengers to meet rail company managers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (9913136)

2:50pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

CUSTOMERS of Northern Rail can meet the manager behind their service at a session at Ilkley station on Friday.

'I'm a victim twice' says owner of stolen scooter slapped with recovery fee

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CRIME VICTIM: Ned Sproston with the scooter which had been stolen

8:02am Thursday 28th August 2014

A VICTIM of theft has had to pay to be get his stolen scooter back, despite it being recovered by police only a few hundred metres from his home.

VIDEO: Crowds enjoy dog show fun at summer festival

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Melanie Parker with her dog Cookie at Burley Summer Festival

10:58am Monday 18th August 2014

Meanwhile, a bumper crowd enjoyed a fun-filled start to Burley Summer Festival over the weekend.

VIDEO: Ilkley Moor grouse shooting campaigners stage picnic protest

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

1:45pm Monday 11th August 2014

CAMPAIGNERS opposing the start of grouse shooting on Ilkley Moor rambled in protest at the weekend and had a picnic.

Theft of charity box at Ilkley cafe sickens staff and customers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: SICKENED:  Stuart Tolch, (left), with La Stazione manager Max Crane at the counter where the charity box was stolen

6:32am Thursday 17th July 2014

A CHARITY box containing hundreds of pounds has been stolen from the counter of an Ilkley cafe.

Ilkley table tennis star, 14, and former world champion show how it’s done

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Kate Nixon and Mark Smith.

2:51pm Monday 14th July 2014

Ilkley Grammar School’s very own table tennis superstar put on a show for her fellow pupils.

VIDEO: The Burley-in-Wharfedale Eiffel Tower is unveiled for Tour de France weekend

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

9:49am Tuesday 1st July 2014

WE all know the Grand Depart is heading to the region this weekend, but a taste of France has arrived early as a Wharfedale village has unveiled its very own Eiffel Tower.

Savile 'groped women' at High Royds Hospital, report reveals

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: SHAMED: Jimmy Savile, who has been exposed as a serial sex attacker

4:09pm Thursday 26th June 2014

JIMMY Savile groped women at High Royds psychiatric hospital in Menston, a report revealed yesterday – and demanded a room in case he “pulled one these young nurses”.

Scout leader jailed for five years for sex attacks on boy

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Judge Jonathan Rose

6:02am Friday 20th June 2014

A "DEPRAVED" former cub scout leader has been jailed for five years for three historic charges of indecently assaulting a boy during the 1990s.

War Horse puppeteer leads workshop for students

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The stage production of War Horse, which is coming to the Alhambra in May

10:00am Monday 9th June 2014

The puppeteer who operates the head of Joey in the stage production of War Horse led a drama workshop for students at Ilkley Grammar School.

Bradford and Airedale cancer patients facing longer wait to see specialist

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Health workers offered volunteering opportunities

6:00am Saturday 7th June 2014

Cancer patients in Bradford are waiting longer to start life-saving treatment, worrying new figures show.

Ilkley driver jailed for Guiseley and Otley car chase

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Crown Court

8:00am Friday 6th June 2014

A teenager who led police on a 19-minute, high-speed chase while his pregnant girlfriend screamed at him to stop has been locked up.

Traps warning signs on Ilkley Moor ‘alarmist’

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The warning signs, which have been put up on Ilkley Moor by anti-bloodsports campaign group Ban Bloodsports on Ilkley Moor (BBIM)

9:00am Friday 6th June 2014

“Alarmist” signs warning walkers about the use of animal traps on Ilkley Moor are the work of anti-bloodsports protestors, landowner Bradford Council has assured visitors.

Yorkshire and French dance club celebration for Le Tour

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Tour de France sculpture created at opening stage finishing line

4:34pm Thursday 5th June 2014

A dance club will hold an early celebration for the Tour de France next week in a bid to avoid the road closures and disruption of the race weekend.

Appeal after windscreen of Bradford to Ilkley train is shattered at Frizinghall

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The smashed windscreen

8:00am Wednesday 4th June 2014

Police are appealing for information after the windscreen of a train was shattered by an object hurled from a bridge in Bradford.

Timing of prayer week is switched

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

11:05am Wednesday 4th June 2014

The group that co-ordinates the work of churches in Ilkley and Ben Rhydding is changing the timing of when it celebrates the unity of the churches.

Ilkley biker dies in motorway crash

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: police accident

7:00am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

An Ilkley motorcyclist has died in a motorway crash in Gloucestershire.

Choir's Ilkley concert success

5:00pm Monday 2nd June 2014

Singers from all over the country performed a successful concert at All Saints Church in Ilkley, raising money for the Mpika Orphanage and Relief Fund in Zambia.

Ilkley pharmacy supervisor of 38 years is to retire

1:00pm Monday 2nd June 2014

A much-loved Ilkley pharmacy supervisor is to retire after more than 38 years.

Rupert Stroud to top the bill for four-day Tour de France hub festival

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Rupert Stroud

2:00pm Saturday 31st May 2014

Ilkley musician Rupert Stroud has been confirmed as the headline act on the main stage of the Ilkley Hub ahead of the Grand Depart of the Tour de France in July.

Family dance fitness event to raise money for soft play area

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: ZUMBA

7:26pm Friday 30th May 2014

A family Zumba party will be held in Ilkley next weekend to raise money towards a church’s soft play area.

Ilkley firm NG Bailey collects safety awards

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: NG Bailey’s Denton Hall is being targeted by animal rights activitists.

4:00pm Friday 30th May 2014

Following a decade of being awarded consecutive gold awards by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, Ilkley-based building services group NG Bailey has this year secured a president’s award in recognition of its health and safety achievements.

Missionary plaque is unveiled in Addingham

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pastor William Gale’s three granddaughters, Ros Hay, Stella Imong and Felicity Gibling, are pictured unveiling the plaque

3:00pm Friday 30th May 2014

A blue plaque dedicated to the memory of a pioneering missionary has been unveiled.

Protesters aim to put a stop to Ilkley Moor grouse shooting

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Grouse shooting will start again on August 12

7:40am Thursday 29th May 2014

Campaigners are targeting Bradford Council in an attempt to halt grouse shooting on the publicly-owned Ilkley Moor.

Ilkley school gets mural featuring every child

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Putting finishing touches to the mural are Erica East and Jasper Hunt

10:00am Thursday 29th May 2014

Children have painted pictures of themselves to mark an extension being built at their school.

Ilkley Rotary and Addingham woman aid patients at Airedale Hospital’s stroke unit

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Fiona Mann

3:00pm Tuesday 27th May 2014

The Rotary Club of Ilkley and a fundraising former patient have teamed up to make a donation to Airedale Hospital’s stroke unit.

Ilkley property firm backs Ben Rhydding U12 hockey team

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ben Rhydding Girls Under 12s

1:00pm Tuesday 27th May 2014

A property firm is sponsoring a successful junior hockey team.

Signs installed along Tour route in Addingham

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: With a Tour de France sign at Addingham Primary School are Lord Mayor of Bradford with pupils Kian, Annie, Alex, Freya, Nishita, James, Thomas, Prada, Arianwen, William, Fiona and Findlay

11:00am Tuesday 27th May 2014

Tourists visiting the district for the Tour De France are sure to find their way thanks to 35 new signs along the route.


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