MP Stuart Andrew has been announced as the Vice Chairman of the Conservative Party in charge of cities.
125 Years Ago – 1891
AN OUTING to the seaside was clearly a big occasion when this photograph was taken in the middle of the 20th century.
A WELL-known Ilkley businessman has made a second anti-litter film after the first was a massive hit on YouTube.
THRUSCROSS Reservoir is probably my favourite of the Yorkshire Water reservoirs to go for a walk, and seeing as it was almost exactly 50 years ago when it was completed, I made a celebratory visit. When it opened, back in September, 1966, many…
RICHARD Strauss's "grand operetta" is counted by some, including this reviewer, as their all time favourite opera. "Overlong" and "patchy" are adjectives commonly applied by the work's detractors. But of course, a successful Der Rosenkavalier (The…
FORTY-FIVE-year-old theatre company Mikron have welcomed a new writer for their latest show Pure.
THE ADDAMS Family are coming to Bradford Alhambra in the UK professional premiere of a new musical.
Review: Flâneuse: Women Walk the City in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Venice and London by Lauren Elkin
VISITORS to Haworth can put on earphones and get involved in a Brontë-inspired radio production set in the village.
A DARING re-imagining of Charlotte Brontë’s ground-breaking last novel Villette is being staged in Leeds.
A MONTH long programme which explores the enduring appeal of the ghost story takes place this autumn.
LESLEY Garrett is one of the stars due to appear at Leeds City Varieties in coming months.
BLOOD curdling screams and gasps of horror have echoed through the corridors of Ilkley Playhouse this week. Each evening, the tension is palpable as the lights dim in the Wharfeside Theatre and audiences prepare themselves for a spine-tingling…
DANE Baptiste will bring his latest stand-up comedy show Reasonable Doubts to the Alhambra Studio in Bradford on October 15.
AN INTERACTIVE family show 'like no other' is coming to Otley Courthouse.
STEETON Male Voice Choir have lined up seven concerts before the end of the year across the district.
AND just like that, another month is drawing to a close, we can’t believe how fast this year is going! We’re still very excited about new films, and from September 23 to 29, we have everything from Woody Allen’s latest masterpiece, to an…
HOW well can we ever know another person? That is the question asked in Ilkley Film Sciety's next screening, 45 Years, on Sunday, September 25 (Ilkley Playhouse, 8pm).
YEADON residents have been getting their first look at a flagship new extra-care development for the elderly.
AN EVENING of musical entertainment takes place next month to raise funds for the long running campaign for a footbridge over the River Wharfe at Burley-in-Wharfedale.
THE Secret Draw in Church Street, Ilkley is taking part in the World's Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday, September 30 from 10am to 2pm to raise money for Macmillan.
A MENSTON schoolgirl is among the winners of a poetry competition who penned verses about Bradford life have now have their entries on display inside 100 local buses.
THESPIANS put on their running shoes to raise more than £2,000 for cancer charities.
THE charity Guide Dogs is calling on dog owners to take part in Dogs Unite and help raise money to create more life-changing guide dog partnerships.
SOME of the leading business professionals speaking at Ilkley's Thrive Yorkshire Business Growth Conference have got together to produce a list of top tips for small businesses.
A BRAVE mum has raised thousands of pounds after a gruelling 1,000-mile cycle trek in memory of two special friends.
PEOPLE are being invited to learn more about the work of the care trust which runs a mental health centre at Airedale Hospital and shape its future.
AN ILLUSTRATED talk on Old Aireborough will take place in Rawdon this month.
A PLANNING application has now been submitted to build a new £6 million acute assessment unit at Airedale Hospital.
ILKLEY Wharfedale Rotary Club is holding a re-cycling day on Saturday, September 24 from 10am to 2pm in the central Ilkley car park.
GOOD weather saw many visitors taking the opportunity to visit Menston's Memorial Garden and Wood over the Heritage weekend.
A SPECIAL service has been held in Fewston to mark the reburial of 154 sets of human remains.
A CAUTIOUS welcome has been given to news that one of Otley's most iconic buildings is to be redeveloped.
RESIDENTS are being urged to attend a meeting about a 74 home scheme for a greenfield site in Otley.
HORSFORTH and Aireborough's MP has hailed new employment statistics.