Get on your bikes with free guides

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sports development officer Bruce Dinsmore

12:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Families and less-experienced cyclists are being encouraged to take to their bikes with a series of free cycling guides.

New library will lend books, CDs... and tools!

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Special report: How Brighton and Hove schools places are running out

9:32am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A book lending library with a green fingered twist has opened for the residents of the Greatwood and Horse Close housing estates in Skipton.

Police warning of mobile cameras on Skipton bypass over the Easter weekend

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: police

7:50am Friday 18th April 2014

Mobile safety cameras will be deployed in the north of Bradford district over the Easter weekend.

Man thanks Yorkshire Air Ambulance with series of fundraising events

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bryan Preston, chairman of Skipton Oddfellows, with Abby McClymont of Yorkshire Air Ambulance

10:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

A man who was airlifted to hospital after breaking his leg has launched a week of events in Skipton to raise money for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

Crime survey launched by police boss

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police and crime commissioner Julia Mulligan is taking steps to fulfil her election pledge of relocating police headquarters from Newby Wiske Hall

11:20am Wednesday 16th April 2014

People in Skipton who have suffered crime, anti-social behaviour or road traffic accidents are being urged to take part in a major survey that will shape future services for victims.

Ten from Keighley area are accused of £1.6m fraud against Cracoe woman

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix Skipton magistrates court law courts

9:00am Monday 14th April 2014

Ten people accused of defrauding an elderly woman out of £1.6 million while acting as her carers have had their case committed to Bradford Crown Court by Skipton magistrates.

Walks for good health in South Craven

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Get Walking Week

8:10am Monday 14th April 2014

South Craven Walking 4 Health will again hold its popular summer evening walks.

Parking changes set for high street

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Another view of Skipton High Street

10:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

Controversial rules which have caught out motorists who believed they were parking legally on High Street, Skipton, are set to be changed.

Former Settle man sentenced for child porn and bestiality images

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Crown Court

7:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

A sexual deviant has been sentenced at Bradford Crown Court for hoarding depraved images of child pornography and bestiality.

Skipton school criticised by inspectors

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Most pupils rated good-quality text books, enthusiastic teachers and more discipline for disruptive pupils as the things they would like to help them make the most of their education in a new survey

4:44pm Friday 11th April 2014

St Stephen’s Catholic Primary School in Skipton has set out a clear plan for improvement after Ofsted placed the school in special measures.

Decision to reject store plan welcomed

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Malcolm Weaving of the Rendezvous Hotel in Skipton

9:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

Objectors to a planned new Sainsbury’s superstore on the outskirts of a town have welcomed a unanimous decision to turn it down.

Fairy tale at Skipton Mart Theatre

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix entertainment theatre

12:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

Rumpelstiltskin is coming to The Mart Theatre in Skipton over the Easter weekend.

Have a say on mental health services

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Rendezvous Hotel, where the wedding fair will be staged

3:00pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

People with concerns about mental-health services in the area are being urged to attend a meeting in Skipton on Friday.

Skipton Girls High School reunion held

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Skipton Girls High School reunion held

11:55am Tuesday 8th April 2014

Thirty former pupils of Skipton Girls’ High School got together for a third reunion at the town’s Herriots Hotel.

Skipton pupils enjoy singing and signing

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Skipton pupils enjoy singing and signing

11:53am Tuesday 8th April 2014

Two Skipton schools came together for a morning of signing and singing.

Children enjoy a century of music

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Long Preston Primary School’s Eliza Mandziuk, Leo Walkden, Charlotte Mellin, Laura Birrell, Oliver Struh, Luke Beresford and Isobel Birrell

11:59am Tuesday 8th April 2014

A whole century of music was explored by children at Long Preston school to round off their term’s theme of “A Century to Remember”.

By-election to be held for Craven ward

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Michael Kelly

10:00am Monday 7th April 2014

A by-election will be held in a Bradford Council ward next month to fill a vacancy left by the death of a councillor who died earlier this year.

Good response to North Yorkshire Police Special Constables recruitment campaign

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Julia Mulligan

4:00pm Saturday 5th April 2014

North Yorkshire Police chiefs have welcomed the response to a recruitment campaign for Special Constables.

Skipton school bus children given reassurances

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pennine Motors boss Norman Simpson

10:00am Friday 4th April 2014

Parents of school children likely to be hit by the closure of Skipton’s Pennine Motors bus company next month are being reassured they will not be left high and dry.

Citizens army takes on traffic wardens in Skipton

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: BUSINESS CONCERNS: Jason Miller and Roger Newhouse launch the Skipton Parking Buddies campaign to protect drivers from parking fines

8:00am Thursday 3rd April 2014

A ‘citizens army’ has been recruited to protect motorist from ‘trigger-happy’ traffic wardens.

Embsay children learn Vikings were farmers not thugs

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: VIKING CALL: Embsay Primary School pupils Isabel Willis, Lana Davy, Charlie Dawson, Albert Patterson and George Archer enjoy a Viking history workshop at the school

6:00am Thursday 3rd April 2014

The myth that Vikings were just marauding and pillaging thugs was dismissed when living history character, Ragnar, visited Embsay school.

Plans for Sainsbury's in Skipton set to be refused

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sainsbury's plans expansion to Dome roundabout superstore

6:00am Thursday 3rd April 2014

Controversial plans to build a Sainsbury’s superstore and industrial park in Skipton look set to be thrown out by Craven District Council on Monday.

12 per cent pay claim for Skipton Town Council staff is denied

11:00am Thursday 3rd April 2014

Claims by the former mayor of Skipton that town council staff had ‘put in’ for a 12 per cent pay rise have been denied by the council leader.

Libraries aim to get people online

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: SCAM: Computer users are being warned about a scam in which people are sent emails telling them they may have cancer. SP

1:07pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

North Yorkshire libraries are taking part in the annual Spring Online campaign to help local people learn to use computers and get online.

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.

Transport cost aid over dementia unit move from Airedale Hospital to Bradford's Lynfield Mount Hospital

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Nicola Lees

8:00am Wednesday 26th March 2014

Some families affected by a controversial decision to shift a dementia care ward from Airedale Hospital to Bradford will have their transport costs funded, health bosses have confirmed.

MP Julian Smith to attend Nepal fundraiser

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: South Craven MP Julian Smith

1:09pm Monday 24th March 2014

A meeting and fundraiser, aimed at raising money for a charity which benefits schools in Nepal will be held in Settle this weekend.

National honour for Wharfedale Montessori School at Bolton Abbey

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Wharfedale Montessori School

7:00am Monday 17th March 2014

A couple who run a Montessori school in Bolton Abbey have received a national award.

Director of canal boat firm Pennine Cruisers fined

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix Skipton magistrates court law courts

7:00am Saturday 15th March 2014

A senior director of a canal boat company must pay £3,600 for unlawfully running passenger boats.

Woman driver to face trial over death

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Tom Bannister

11:00am Saturday 15th March 2014

A woman charged with the unlawful killing of a Skipton hotelier will face trial in October.

Police in appeal for witnesses after car crashes into wall and roadworks

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: police

6:54pm Thursday 13th March 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after a silver grey Vauxhall Vectra saloon collided with a wall and some roadworks on Wednesday evening.

Former teacher admits pupil sex offences

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Crown Court

6:20am Thursday 13th March 2014

A former science teacher at Skipton Girls’ High School has pleaded guilty to three charges of engaging in sexual activity with a teenage girl while in a position of trust.

Change of venue for popular beer festival in Skipton

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: alcohol

6:00am Wednesday 12th March 2014

Ongoing work at Skipton Town Hall has meant a change of venue and date for Skipton Beer Festival.

Cannabis user in court for causing damage

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix Skipton magistrates court law courts

7:00am Wednesday 12th March 2014

A 25-year-old chronic cannabis user lashed out after being refused money for drugs by his parents, magistrates heard.

Skipton players need a cyclist for their next production

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix entertainment theatre

4:16pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

Skipton Players are looking for a cyclist.

Craven firms could be fined for flouting smoking law

9:00am Tuesday 11th March 2014

Businesses in Craven which are flouting no-smoking laws could be hit with a fine.

South Craven School air dome plan re-submitted

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An airdome similar to that planned at south Craven School

9:00am Monday 10th March 2014

Revised plans for a multi-purpose air dome housing indoor pitches at South Craven School in Cross Hills are to be re-submitted.

Skipton MP Julian Smith calls for action to protect pubs

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: South Craven MP Julian Smith

1:00pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

An MP is urging communities to “list their local”.

Former Homeloan Management employee to stand trial at Bradford Crown Court

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Crown Court

6:00am Monday 3rd March 2014

A former employee of Skipton-based company Homeloan Management Ltd is to stand trial at Bradford Crown Court on May 12 charged with alleged illegal use of information.

Skipton woman set for 100th birthday celebration

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lilian Cutler

5:00pm Saturday 1st March 2014

A woman, who worked until she was 70, has celebrated her 100th birthday.

North Yorkshire Police chief set to answer questions

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: North Yorkshire Chief Constable Dave Jones

11:00am Saturday 1st March 2014

North Yorkshire Police’s Chief Constable Dave Jones is hosting a live webchat on Monday to give residents the opportunity to ask questions about crime and anti-social behaviour in their areas.

Woman in court over crash death

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Drink driving charge over death of hotel boss Tom Bannister

5:40pm Friday 28th February 2014

A woman has appeared in court, charged with the unlawful killing of a Skipton hotelier.

MP Julian Smith seeks Tiffin Cup entries

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Skipton MP Julian Smith

8:00am Wednesday 26th February 2014

South Craven MP Julian Smith is seeking entries for a parliamentary cup contest.

Duvet on line delays travellers on Airedale line between Bradford Forster Square and Skipton

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A Twitter pic of the duvet on a train at Keighley station

6:00am Tuesday 25th February 2014

Duvets are usually looked upon with fondness by weary Monday-morning commuters but that was not the case for rail passengers yesterday.

Hospital airlift for Skipton car smash victim

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: police accident

6:00am Monday 24th February 2014

A man is in hospital with serious injuries after a smash which led to a six-hour road closure and the air ambulance being scrambled.

A59 between Skipton and Harrogate shut for six hours following car crash

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: police accident

3:20pm Saturday 22nd February 2014

The A59 between Skipton and Harrogate was closed for six hours today after a serious accident at Blubberhouses.

Cinema saviour keeps it reel for Keighley and Skipton

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Charles Morris celebrating the centenary of Keighley Picture House last year

5:00am Friday 21st February 2014

More than 25 years after re-opening the Rex cinema in Elland’s Coronation Street, cinema entrepreneur Charles Morris is still in love with the whole business of showing films to the public.

Airedale Hospital praised for weekend care

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Airedale Hospital’s acting medical director Dr Harold Hosker and chief executive Bridget Fletcher celebrate the trust’s award

10:00am Friday 21st February 2014

A hospital has received a national award for its performance at weekends.

Woman found in canal at Kildwick ‘had links to village’

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Missing woman Sandrea Pilkington

8:00am Friday 21st February 2014

Police have named a woman found dead in the Leeds-Liverpool Canal near Skipton.

Skipton MP Julian Smith backs call for action at Cononley accident blackspot

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cononley and Farnhill councillors Lois Brown and Gemma Harling at the Cononley Lane Ends Junction

10:31am Thursday 20th February 2014

A campaign for action at a South Craven accident blackspot is being backed by the area’s MP.


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