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  • Shipley Santa Extravaganza attracts crowds

    Father Christmas rolled into Shipley, guided by Rudolph, for the Santa Extravaganza event on Saturday. Market Square and Well Croft were bustling with family fun, with musical entertainment, children enjoying donkey rides and fairground attractions

  • Dickens of a good time at Clayton's Dickensian Market

    Thousands of festive visitors braved chilly rain on Saturday to sample the traditional Christmas delights at Clayton Dickensian Market. The streets were jam-packed with families soaking up the seasonal cheer at the popular event, now in its ninth

  • Old Grovians turn tables on Mods

    Old Grovians 25 Old Modernians 25 Having suffered defeat on the last play of the game in controversial circumstances when the sides met earlier in the season, this time it was Old Grovians who snatched the result from Old Modernians. The visitors

  • Hayden the hero as Cleckheaton turn on style

    Cleckheaton 45 Middlesbrough 10 Cleckheaton’s excellent season continued with a seven-try bonanza and top-drawer performance from full back Ross Hayden. In stark contrast to previous weeks, the home side were slow out of the blocks. Boro took

  • Outclassed Bradford & Bingley sink in mudbath

    Huddersfield 42 Bradford & Bingley 12 The home side adapted to the atrocious conditions far better than the Bees and were on top in all departments. It took three minutes for Huddersfield to get over the whitewash as their pack shoved the

  • Baildon Knott downhearted after battling defeat

    Knottingley 28 Baildon 13 Baildon were unlucky to come away empty-handed but showed great character after the previous week’s Yorkshire Two drubbing at the hands of Bradford Salem. The Jenny Laners conceded two tries within the first 12 minutes

  • Ripon remain Bradford Salem's bogey team

    Ripon 28 Bradford Salem 24 Bradford Salem’s dismal run of results at Ripon continued as they slipped to a shock defeat to the side lying second to bottom, whom they had crushed 58-0 at Shay Lane earlier in the season. Having suffered last-min-ute

  • Keighley killed off by Appleyard

    Wath Upon Dearne 17 Keighley 9 Keighley pushed third-placed Wath hard before tired legs saw them concede three penalties in the second half, which proved the difference. The first 20 minutes of the opening half were even, with both sides intent

  • Park's pack power too much for Otley

    Otley 5 Darlington Mowden Park 31 High-flying Darlington soon recognised where their advantage lay as they made their weight advantage pay to get the better of Otley. The hosts opened well but Park capitalised on their pack strength, making

  • Thackley’s FA Vase hopes turn to Ash-es

    Ashington 1 Thackley 0 Thackley’s involvement in this season’s FA Vase came to a stuttering halt in the footballing hotbed of the north-east with a narrow defeat to Ashington. The third-round tie was closely contested, with both clubs doing

  • Eccleshill and Brighouse games called off

    Eccleshill United were due to play a home fixture in Northern Counties East League Division One but after one of their floodlight pylons was damaged by last Thursday’s storm they had to switch their game against Selby Town on Saturday to Liversedge

  • Albion Sports 'huff and puff' their way to victory

    Nostell MW 1 Albion Sports 2 Albion Sports snapped out of their recent malaise to register a victory but they toiled to their win at Nostell MW. The home side are propping up the rest in the Toolstation Northern Counties East Premier Division

  • Barrett's boot helps claim another scalp for Wharfedale

    Wharfedale 19 Doncaster Knights 17 This Yorkshire derby delivered the excitement and thrills that everyone expected – and a result that hardly anyone predicted as Dale overcame the leaders. Wharfedale immediately put the visitors under pressure

  • Farsley keep plugging away until floodgates open

    Farsley 4 Clitheroe 1 Farsley had to come from a goal down for the second home game in a row but a second successive victory moved them up to third in the table. It was a good win for Neil Parsley’s men because it came against one of the clubs

  • Bradford League champions given tough draw

    JCT600 Bradford League champions Cleckheaton have been handed a tough test in the first round of the 2014 Black Sheep Yorkshire Champions Trophy. The competition newcomers have been drawn at home to the holders Hoylandswaine. Their Huddersfield

  • Birkenshaw defeat really hits home

    Birkenshaw 6 Illingworth 20 A classic touchdown from full back Ben Nabozny could not stop Birkenshaw falling to their first home defeat of the season in Champion-ship Division One. Birky stated their intent against the league leaders by camping

  • Planning file

    The following planning applications have been lodged with Bradford Council: Girlington: construction of single storey rear extension, 20 Yew Tree Avenue. Girlington: rear extension, internal alterations and dormer extension to provide disabled facilities

  • Dementia campaign launched in Keighley

    A campaign is underway to make Keighley a “dementia friendly” town. Businesses, community groups and residents are being brought together to share ideas to achieve the goal. People are being urged to attend an event next week to kick-start

  • Tour de France group gets in gear for January

    The next meeting of a group formed to stir up enthusiasm in the Tour de France will take place in Oxenhope next month. Worth the Tour has announced that the gathering will take place at Daedalian, in Brooks Meeting Mill, Shaw Lane. The event