Benefits cheat was caught working as Robbie Williams impersonator in Tenerife

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: GUILTY: Benefits cheat James Crockett, 43, leaves Bradford Crown Court

5:32am Saturday 25th October 2014

A ROBBIE Williams impersonator illegally claimed nearly £8,500 incapacity benefits while he worked in Tenerife and the UK, a judge was told.

Encouraging youngsters to read more

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:24am Friday 24th October 2014

AN “ACCELERATED reader programme” is helping to bring the joys of reading to younger pupils at South Craven School.

Village's gala is set to survive

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

1:04pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A THREATENED gala in a village near Keighley has been saved.

Dietician provides patients with insight

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Meeting at Airedale Hospital

3:59pm Monday 20th October 2014

NICK Bergin, a specialist nutrition support dietitian based at Airedale General Hospital, visited Skipton's Dyneley House Surgery to provide patients with an insight into coeliac disease - an intolerance of gluten which causes inflammation of the small intestine.

Charity needs to expand to cope with increasing demand

12:58pm Monday 20th October 2014

A CRAVEN charity is looking for the public's help to help it cope with the ever-increasing demand for its services.

Plea for help after special jumper is stolen from charity shop

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (7242087)

5:14pm Monday 13th October 2014

A charity shop is asking for the public's help to trace a hand-knitted jumper that was stolen from a window display,

Consultation starts over multi-million pound towpath improvement plan

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: IMPROVEMENTS: The Leeds and Liverpool Canal

3:35pm Thursday 11th September 2014

PARISHES along a section of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal are being consulted about ambitious multi-million pound plans to make the towpath more accessible.

Brave Skipton woman speaks out on being sexually abused in wake of Rotherham report

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: BRAVE: Ruzwana Bashir

2:08pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A BRAVE Skipton-born woman has told how she was sexually abused in the town as a child and demanded that British-Pakistani community leaders speak out about sexual and physical abuse.

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. 

Police hunt charity shop chair thief

4:21pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

POLICE are trying to trace a woman, suspected of stealing two wooden chairs from outside a charity shop in Skipton.

Plans to re-open Skipton to Colne rail line could be back on track

3:22pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

TRANSPORT chiefs have agreed to explore re-opening the Skipton to Colne rail line, after pleas from campaigners.

Former bankers 'living the dream' after opening fairytale tea room

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:21am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

TAKING tea under a fluffy cloud-strewn sky sounds too magical to be true.

Woman drink driver jailed for three years for causing death of Skipton hotelier

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: JAILED: Debbie Barker.

5:44pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A 43-YEAR-old woman who was almost twice over the legal drink drive limit has been jailed for three years for causing the death of a Skipton hotelier.

Fears growing for Skipton Magistrates' Court

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (7242087)

6:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

FEARS are growing for the future of Skipton Magistrates' Court, less than three years after it was saved from closure.

Police appeal as cyclist, 32, found dead after Dales road collision

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: police accident

12:24pm Friday 15th August 2014

Police are appealing for the public’s help after a cyclist was killed on a Dales road.

Former Craven Herald editor dies at the age of 86

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Former Craven Herald editor Jack Heald

12:39pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

FORMER Craven Herald editor Jack Heald died this week at the age of 86.

Driver escapes crash as car bursts into flames

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: FIREBALL: The car in flames on the A65 near Skipton.

1:49pm Sunday 20th July 2014

A MAN was pulled from a sports car moments before it burst into flames near Skipton.

Craven councillor banned after admitting drink driving

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cllr Andy Quinn

3:15pm Friday 18th July 2014

A CRAVEN District councillor was over the drink-drive limit when he stopped at the scene of an accident in Embsay, Skipton magistrates heard today.

Toilets reopened by mayor after £70,000 refurbishment

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor John Dawson and Richard Allen from Dobson Construction open the newly renovated toilets in Coach Street, Skipton

2:01pm Thursday 17th July 2014

TOILETS have reopened in Skipton's Coach Street car park following a £70,000 refurbishment.

'Out of control' nurse, 34, is found guilty of violent attacks

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 'Out of control' nurse, 34, is found guilty of violent attacks

4:55pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A "wild, out of control woman" refused to release her grip on two women's hair - despite police officers punching the back of her wrists and pressing their thumbs into her neck, magistrates heard.

Community groups urged to apply for cash help

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Community groups urged to apply for cash help

2:30pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

COMMUNITY groups in Keighley and being urged to apply for cash from the Craven Trust.

Centre to hold volunteer taster sessions

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (7242087)

2:37pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

CRAVEN Volunteer Centre is running a series of “taster” visits to encourage people to find out more about volunteering.

All the school is a stage for pupils' funny Bard tale

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Arya Jose,Joshua Hutchinson and Elizabeth Ridley with Shakespeare at the table Louis Smith

11:14am Tuesday 15th July 2014

PUPILS have performed the mini-musical Shakespeare Rocks to an audience of parents, grandparents and fellow youngsters.

Man suffers 'serious sex assault' in Skipton nightclub

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: INQUIRY: Police have appealed for information about the nightclub attack

1:45pm Monday 14th July 2014

POLICE are investigating a serious sexual assault at the Strata nightclub in Skipton.

Kildwick scarecrow festival to boost Manorlands and Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (8159683)

2:59pm Monday 14th July 2014

KILDWICK Scarecrow Festival takes place next month.

Police issue CCTV of missing Skipton woman

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: MISSING: Linda Scaife

5:15pm Monday 23rd June 2014

POLICE have issued a CCTV image of missing Skipton woman Linda Scaife.

Woman, 42, pleads not guilty to manslaughter of Skipton hotelier

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Hotelier Tom Bannister

2:24pm Friday 20th June 2014

A 42-YEAR-old woman has pleaded not guilty to the manslaughter of a Skipton hotelier.

Police search for missing Skipton woman

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Linda Scaife

7:35pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

POLICE are trying to trace a missing woman who was last sighted in Keighley after leaving Airedale hospital.

More people in Skipton to get access to superfast broadband

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Skipton MP Julian Smith

5:59pm Monday 16th June 2014

SUPERFAST broadband is now available to almost 26,000 addresses in the Skipton and Ripon area, MP Julian Smith has been told.

Le Tour clash for wedding couple's big day in Skipton

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bride to be Samantha Grayston

5:03pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

WHEN bride-to-be Sam Grayston booked her wedding day in Skipton more than two years ago, she was not expecting thousands of people to be thronging the town centre on her big day.

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.

Granddaughter's joy as soldier's name to be included on war memorial

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Wendy Cochrane with photos of her war hero grandfather Joseph William Nelson

11:58am Friday 6th June 2014

A man who died from wounds sustained near the end of the Great War will be one of the 11 names added to a village war memorial this summer.

Skipton travel agency bought by chain

11:00am Friday 6th June 2014

A Skipton travel agency founded 25 years ago has been acquired by another North Yorkshire operator.

Development is approved in Cononley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cononley Parish Council chairman Lois Brown

10:00am Wednesday 4th June 2014

Residents have responded angrily to the approval of plans for 15 homes in Cononley, near Skipton.

New office helps Bradford cancer charity branch out to Skipton

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cancer Support Bradford & Airedale staff members at the charity’s new Skipton office

7:00am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

After 25 years based in the heart of Bradford, a charity working to support people with cancer and their families is expanding its reach.

Man, 70, must pay £1,200 after keying mum's car in parking space row

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix Skipton magistrates court

8:00am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

A retired Ministry of Defence worker has been left with a bill of more than £1,200 after being found guilty of deliberately keying a car in a Skipton supermarket car park.

Tweet your questions for police commissioner

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: North Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Julia Mulligan

8:30am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

North Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Julia Mulligan, pictured, will be hosting a live web chat to give residents the opportunity to air their views on rural crime and policing in the county.

Dales retreat used by Bradford businesses up for sale

10:00am Thursday 29th May 2014

A Yorkshire Dales retreat used by many leading businesses for team building and management courses is being sold after being run by its owners.

Eighty beers on offer at Skipton Beer Festival

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 8th Skipton Beer Festival

7:00am Thursday 29th May 2014

Punters can quench their thirst at this year’s Skipton Beer Festival from today between 3pm and 11pm.

Taking chance to speak out

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Taking chance to speak out

9:00am Tuesday 20th May 2014

Young people from South Craven School have shown off their ability to speak effectively in public.

Airedale Hospital staff to feature in Sarah Lancashire series Happy Valley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Staff nurses Linda Lawson and Anita Graham and operating department practitioner Caroline Abrahams

6:40am Friday 16th May 2014

Airedale General Hospital staff have stepped into the limelight to feature in an upcoming episode of the BBC series Happy Valley which stars Sarah Lancashire.

Search for shoplifting suspect

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Search for shoplifting suspect

7:40am Friday 16th May 2014

Police investigating a shoplifting incident at a Cancer Research charity shop have released an image of a woman they want to trace.

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.

Labour bid for Craven Council wards

9:00am Monday 12th May 2014

The Conservatives will remain the largest party on Craven District Council – whatever the result of next Thursday’s elections.

Extension plans for railway are on track

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Embsay and Bolton Steam Railway

11:20am Saturday 10th May 2014

The go-ahead has been given to Embsay and Bolton Abbey steam railway to complete the first phase of the extension to its miniature railway.

South Craven people urged to consider fostering

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: More foster parents are needed and not just for younger children. Teenagers, children with disabilities and sibling groups are particularly in need

7:00am Friday 9th May 2014

South Craven people are being urged to consider becoming foster carers.

Skipton Girls' High School teacher had sex with pupil of 17

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Gareth Aspey

6:00am Thursday 8th May 2014

A teacher who was involved in a sexual relationship with a pupil over several months has narrowly avoided prison.

Teacher sentenced for affair with pupil

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Gareth Aspey

1:42pm Wednesday 7th May 2014

A teacher was today sentenced to a year in prison suspended for two years for having a sexual relationship with a pupil.

Open day is held at Skipton woodland

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Exploring the wood

3:00pm Wednesday 7th May 2014

A 16th century woodland cast its spell over visitors at the recent open day.

Thousands of visitors flock to Skipton Waterway Festival

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Skipton Waterway Festival organiser Ian Clarke of Pennine Cruises on his bike pedalling on the Leeds-Liverpool canal

11:16pm Sunday 4th May 2014

Thousands of visitors have been flocking to Skipton this bank holiday weekend for the Waterway Festival.



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