MACAULAY Thompson has been appointed lettings manager by estate agent Dacre, Son & Hartley.

His role, covering the Keighley and Skipton areas, is part of an ongoing expansion of the firm's residential lettings division.

"I started my career in property straight from school as an apprentice and enjoy everything about the fast-paced lettings industry," said Mr Thompson, who lives at Cross Hills.

"I felt it was the right time to move to a bigger firm and take on more responsibility."

His appointment is welcomed by Emma Kerrywood, who heads-up Dacre's lettings division.

She said: "Macaulay is very driven and has a sound understanding of the lettings market locally – he is a welcome addition to our team."