Local News

Silsden towpath to receive government funding

A towpath that passes along the canal from Silsden to the West Yorkshire boundary will benefit from £500,000 of investment, under the Government’s Getting Building Fund. The cash will enable the completion of improvement works on the towpath that is part of the Leeds Liverpool Canal route.

Only days left to say 'NO' to proposed Keighley Incinerator

As we enter the final stages of the Environment Agency’s consultation to determine whether to issue an environmental permit for the proposed Incinerator at Marley, it is important now more than ever that people make their views heard.

Covid restrictions reimposed across Keighley and Ilkley

We are all going through a tough time at the moment. As new restrictions are imposed, please do be assured that I understand this will be deeply frustrating to many and I realise this will be difficult for many families and businesses.

Distress for families as Utley cemetery is cleared of stillborn memorials

The families of stillborn babies in Utley have expressed concern at the clearance of memorials in the town’s cemetery. The ‘Sleeping Baby’ area of the cemetery was undergoing improvement works when some families noticed their memorials had been stripped from the graveyard and piled up nearby.

Emma's flat bombarded by books as sharing scheme is agreat success

Emma, a Keighley resident who recently moved into the area from Bradford, has made an instant impact on her community by establishing a bookshare scheme on Facebook, which has become a great success. Books now dominate her flat and the group have expanded their community offering.