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.

Yeadon businesses hit by burglaries

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

3:35pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Yeadon has been hit by a spate of burglaries and attempted break-ins at business premises.

Poor transport links costing passengers at Leeds Bradford Airport, transport minister admits

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Leeds Bradford Airport

6:18pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

AIR passengers are turning their backs on Leeds-Bradford Airport because of its poor transport links, a Government minister has admitted.

Company boss killed partner during row over family problems, jury told

5:19pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A COMPANY boss killed his partner with a kitchen knife after they both grabbed for the weapon during a heated row about family problems and money, a jury heard.

Eroded riverside wall at Otley to be repaired

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Colin Campbell has welcomed news that work on repairing a retaining wall by the River Wharfe, Otley, has finally begun.

11:25am Tuesday 14th October 2014

WORK has finally started on repairing a section of riverside wall in Otley.

Drama as unexploded bomb is discovered by builders

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A police officer talks to a resident at cordoned-off Side Copse, Otley. Photograph by Dan Lebath.

1:54pm Friday 3rd October 2014

A BOMB disposal team has been in action in Otley. Police were alerted at just after 11am today by a builder who called to say he had unearthed a suspected unexploded bomb on Side Copse.

VIDEO: Saltaire Festival and Otley Folk Festival see streets come alive with music and dance

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

9:28pm Sunday 21st September 2014

THOUSANDS of visitors flocked to the last weekend of Saltaire Festival.

Otley-based conductor suspended from post after appearing in court accused of sex offences

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: RL st. josephs rc primary school otley new ccycle rack thanks to parent joseph cullen. from front, malachy cullen, louise poole, daniel cullen, corey mcgrath, milly rennie (10492293)

3:53pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A GRAMMY Award winning conductor from Otley has appeared in court accused of sexual offences.

Vietnamese men arrested in immigration raid on Guiseley beauticians

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

3:19pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A BEAUTICIANS in Guiseley has been raided by immigration officers, which led to the arrest of two Vietnamese men.

Transport fans enjoy a vintage weekend at transport showcase

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ray Horsfall has taken part in every Bradford to Morecambe Historic Vehicle Run since the event started in 1989, and set off from the Yorkshire Water headquarters this year in a bright yellow 1948 Jowett Morrisons baker's van

6:19am Monday 15th September 2014

TRANSPORT fanatics were all revved up for a vintage weekend as two high-profile events involving historic vehicles took place yesterday.

Otley's MP calls for conference to build on Tour de France boost

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Otley MP Greg Mulholland (Lib Dem), centre, promoting the Tour de France in Westminster in June with fellow local MPs Julian Smith (Cons, Skipton and Ripon), left, and Andrew Jones (Cons, Harrogate and Knaresborough)

8:35am Wednesday 10th September 2014

OTLEY'S MP is calling for a conference to make sure the local area receives a long term boost following the Tour de France.

Police renew appeal for safe return of stolen pet Chihuahua

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pictures of the stolen pet

12:02pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

Police have renewed their appeal for the safe return of a beloved pet Chihuahua that was stolen almost a week ago during a car theft.

Otley councillors agree to part-fund new housing impact report

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Carl Morris

3:26pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

OTLEY councillors have agreed to fund new research that will provide "armour" against unwelcome new development to the tune of £5,000.

Budding bell ringers invited to 'have a go' at Otley 's Parish Church

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The ringing tower at Otley All Saints Parish Church.

5:25pm Sunday 7th September 2014

ANYONE interested in bell ringing can have a go at Otley's Parish Church next weekend.

Owner's desperate appeal after chihuahua is taken by car thief

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: MISSING: Tia and the stolen Nissan Juke

11:51am Thursday 4th September 2014

THE heartbroken owner of a chihuahua is appealing for her safe return after the car the tiny pooch was in was stolen outside a vet's surgery.

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. 

Cycling friends give Tour a run for its money with fundraising ride to Paris

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: From left, Simon Watts, Stephen Birch, Luke Waterhouse, James Ashworth and Robert Brown in Paris.

2:26pm Friday 1st August 2014

AN Armed Forces charity has received a boost from cycle fans who rode to Paris for the finale of the Tour de France.

Cycle race chaos as fire engine gets trapped under finish line

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The scaffolding had to be lifted to allow the fire engine to pass underneath at Otley cycle races

11:37am Thursday 3rd July 2014

SPECTATORS at last night's Otley Cycle Race witnessed some unexpected drama when a fire engine got stuck on the course in the middle of one of the main races, backing up many of the cyclists.

Zombies to pack shopping in Otley supermarket fundraiser

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Zombies to pack shopping in Otley supermarket fundraiser

11:26am Thursday 3rd July 2014

Zombies will be helping pack bags at an Otley supermarket this weekend.

Extra classrooms plan for Menston primary school

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Extra classrooms plan for Menston primary school

11:33am Thursday 3rd July 2014

PLANS have been drawn up for a temporary classroom at Menston Primary School to house pupils while expansion works are approved and completed.

Bumper turnout for Otley Carnival

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A dog and owner get into the carnival spirit

11:42am Sunday 22nd June 2014

BUMPER crowds and sunshine turned out to support Otley's big carnival this weekend.

Otley's MP on top of the world after reaching volcano summit

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: MP Greg Mulholland on the summit of Cotopaxi in Ecuador, one of the world's highest active volcanoes.

2:14pm Friday 13th June 2014

Otley's MP is feeling on top of the world after battling treacherous conditions to reach the summit of one of the world's highest volcanoes.

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.

Rawdon site of first JCT600 dealership back in the family

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jack Tordoff at the redeveloped JCT600 roundabout site with the new Sainsbury’s Local

7:00am Friday 6th June 2014

Bradford-based motors group JCT600 has brought back the Rawdon site of its first dealership for a seven figure sum 42 years after selling the land.

Fundraising store’s £570 for the Lions

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

11:13am Wednesday 4th June 2014

Support from a store has boosted Otley Lions’ funds by £577.

Shipley MP Philip Davies wins a debate on Menston planning decisions

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: MP Philip Davies

9:00am Wednesday 4th June 2014

Controversial planning decisions on Menston housing developments are expected to be debated in Parliament tomorrow.

VIDEO: Horror of attacks on St Leonard's Park Farm animals

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jim Wainhouse

4:49pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

Raids by vandals at a farm park have left animals dead or missing.

Addingham biker’s death may never be explained

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sid Rayner setting off on his charity ride

4:00am Saturday 31st May 2014

The mother of a motorcyclist killed on a long-distance charity ride in Kazakhstan was told his body would be ‘thrown in the pit’ if she did not go there and pay to transport him home.

Otley set to host walks of all kinds

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ruth Blackwell led Saturday's first walk.

11:00am Thursday 29th May 2014

Fifty different activities will feature in the 2014 Otley Walking Festival.

Otley Carnival day collectors wanted

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: One of the groups taking part in the parade at last year’s Otley Carnival

3:00pm Tuesday 27th May 2014

A day of colourful floats, parades and fancy dress is on offer at this year’s Otley Carnival.

Emmerdale star Verity Rushworth helps out Heart Research UK appeal

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Emmerdale actress Verity Rushworth is back in the village

12:00pm Monday 26th May 2014

Emmerdale star Verity Rushworth has been helping staff at Leeds Building Society’s head office to clear their drawers of unwanted and broken jewellery to turn into cash for Heart Research UK.

Otley Rotarians receive an eco award

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Environmental officer Bryan Kitching (pictured right) was presented with the award by club president-elect John Kitchen

2:00pm Friday 23rd May 2014

Rotarians in Otley are celebrating winning a top award for their environmental improvement work.

Signs that Otley is getting into Tour spirit

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: One of the signs

1:00pm Friday 23rd May 2014

More signs that the countdown to the Tour de France has begun in earnest have popped up in Otley.

Crush torment as cow attacks Otley gran

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Janet Jackson can’t walk far

6:00am Thursday 22nd May 2014

A grandmother has spent two nights in hospital after being attacked by a cow.

Vandals sink Tour de France bloom bike in river

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Otley in Bloom members with the recovered bicycle on Otley Bridge after it was thrown into the river

7:00am Thursday 22nd May 2014

A specially painted Tour de France celebration bicycle has had to be rescued from the River Wharfe in Otley.

New signs aim to tackle dog mess problems

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: BIN IT: Reader Alan Grubb refers to people not picking up dog waste bags, not dog mess itself.

10:00am Thursday 22nd May 2014

Dog fouling is being tackled with signs which are being put up in Otley and Yeadon.

Net is stolen from new Yeadon games area

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Pat Latty

11:00am Wednesday 21st May 2014

Thieves struck at a new multi-use games area in a park within days of it being opened.

Hazel takes up Pool parish council reins for 13th year

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Hazel Lee

8:00am Wednesday 21st May 2014

Councillor Hazel Lee has been re-elected as chairman of Pool-in-Wharfedale Parish Council for the 13th successive year.

PM backs Otley MP's expedition for charity

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Greg Mullholland

2:20pm Monday 19th May 2014

The Prime Minister has backed a South American fundraising expedition that will include Otley’s MP.

Councillor may pay for street lights

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Support: Councillor Paul Wadsworth

12:09pm Monday 19th May 2014

A councillor is considering paying for street lights out of his own budget amid council cuts. Labour-run Leeds City Council has started to turn off a small number of street lights between midnight and 5.30am.

Record turn out of crowds for Otley Show

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Livestock featured strongly at Otley Show

6:10am Monday 19th May 2014

A record numbers of visitors turned out on Saturday to enjoy Otley Show in dazzling spring sunshine.

Starring role for rescue animals

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lorenzo: Friendly German shepherd cross

11:00am Saturday 17th May 2014

A charity which helps rescue German Shepherd dogs will hold an awareness event in Guiseley this weekend.

Tea and fashion for Marie Curie

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Marie Curie Cancer Care Information Evening

6:06pm Friday 16th May 2014

The Aireborough Marie Curie Fundraising Group is holding a tea party and a fashion show in June.

Tragedy-hit Kettley's vows to carry on

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: David Butler and Andrew Collop outside the Kettley’s furniture store in Yeadon

7:00am Thursday 15th May 2014

The owners of a family firm which was hit by tragedy have vowed their business will continue.

Have your say on Airedale and Wharfedale health services

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: NHS charging proposals slammed

12:00pm Tuesday 13th May 2014

Clinical leaders are inviting people to have their say about local health services and help shape the future of the local NHS.

Mix of old and new attractions at Otley Show

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sara Zayed and Emma Smith at Acrecliffe Equeatrian Centre, Otley, ahead of Otley Show

9:40am Tuesday 13th May 2014

Daring horseback stunts and a special Tour de France area look set to be among the highlights of this weekend's Otley Show.

Otley Courthouse Centre set to say its farewells to Chloe

6:50am Tuesday 13th May 2014

Otley Courthouse is preparing to bid farewell to its centre manager.

Otley MP aims high on expedition to scale volcano

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: MP Greg Mulholland (far right, front row) is joining an expedition to scale one of the world’s highest active volcanoes

6:00am Monday 12th May 2014

An MP is joining a fundraising expedition to climb one of the world’s highest volcanoes.

Andy leads cycle trip for charity

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Andy North, right, and Ben Wood

1:00pm Saturday 10th May 2014

A cycling team has set a new world record as part of a fund-raising bid to support The Soldiers Charity and children’s activities.

Art project on the Tour gets in gear

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Art project on the Tour gets in gear

5:22pm Friday 9th May 2014

An artistic project to welcome the Tour de France to Pool-in-Wharfedale will be completed this month – after overcoming a cash crisis. The organisers of Banners Over Pool feared the worst when they were told at the end of 2013 that their £10,000 funding bid had been rejected. But the scheme, which will display 20 double-sided signs sporting designs by children, was put back on track when Leeds Inspired agreed to cover the costs. Now artists Karen and Tony van de Bospoort have helped schoolchildren create the 40 colourful images they need. These will be attached to lampposts along the Tour route through the village at the end of May.


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