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Mobility scooter causes fire at Ilkley flats

Record numbers of walkers have been heading to Otley to enjoy the outdoor delights of the town's 2015 Walking Festival.

Record numbers flock to Otley Walking Festival

Women is in 'serious' condition after A65 crash

Injured mountain biker airlifted from Washburn Valley

The cast of the Ladykillers

Music, Poetry and Comedy at Ilkley Playhouse

The luxury yacht Makayabella which was intercepted in September last year after crossing the Atlantic

Otley man admits drug smuggling charges

MP Greg Mulholland with local supporters of The Climate Coalition at Westminster.

Climate change campaigners meet Otley's MP at Westminster

Pre-school children enjoy a teddy bear picnic in the grounds of Ghyll Royd School

Burley in Wharfedale toddler teddy bear picnic a great success

The winning team from Benton Park

Rounders players from Benton Park take Leeds title

Leeds highways team scoops national award

Otley schoolboy Sam Brown outside 10 Downing Street with, left to right, MP Greg Mulholland and his dad and mum, Simon and Katy.

Otley boy's family 'devastated' at final treatment

Ann Walker with her bird feeding station, at Newall Close, Otley.

Bird-feeding 'war' erupts in Otley

Peter Jackson (right) with Ashfield Primary School's recently retired headteacher Sybil Parker and Brian Firth of Global First Aid.

Push to get ten defibrillators for Otley

'New collaborative era' begins in Otley

(l-r) Former England star Geoff Thomas with Yorkshire Michelin chef Simon Gueller

Ilkley chef set for charity ride with Lance Armstrong despite Leathley Bank crash

Otley campaigners call for 'sustainable' housing target

Otley school officially opens new area

Rev Graham Buttanshaw with the appeal sign outside Otley All Saints Parish Church.

Otley church revamp to begin

MP Greg Mulholland.

Otley MP blasts council over care charges claim

Author Lucy Saxon with Year 7 Prince Henry's Grammar School student, Lilly Shepherd.

Young author inspires Otley students

Incommunities' Apprentice of the Year awards. Back row, from left, Keeley McIntyre, Adam Renard, Gavin Wilkinson, Stephen Brown, Aidan Carvey and Emily Cook. Front row, from left, Geraldine Howley and overall winner Corey Woodhouse

Double the joy for Burley-in-Wharfedale apprentice

Wharfedale beauty spot car crime action

Parking restrictions in Rawdon to free up space for visitors to local shops and business

Otley Town Councillor Nigel Francis (right) in Holland with Dick de Boer, the manager of BZN, and singer Carola Smit.

Dutch 'fame' for music-loving Otley councillor

Lynne Noble enjoying the great outdoors.

Otley walker celebrates 50 years with rambling group


WW1 memorial trees are planted at Rawdon Littlemoor

Author Karen Joy Fowler who will appear at this year's Ilkley Literature Festival

Ilkley Literature Festival announces first confirmed authors for 2015

Kids from Menston Priamry School received thank you letter from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge after writing to congratulate them on the birth of their baby. (29796522)

Menston youngsters get parcel from the palace after writing to royal couple

James Hartley

Inquest into the death of an Addingham man following a hernia operation resumes in Bradford

The cannabis found at Joseph Pickles' home

Novice cannabis grower suffered 'Breaking Bad' style attack as he tried to sell crop at Apperley Bridge home, court hears

Facing jail - renowned conductor Joseph Cullen, from Otley.

Renowned conductor from Otley admits child sex offences

The Aviator Pub on Yeadon Main Street.

Guiseley man bailed on manslaughter charge following an alleged assault outside a Yeadon pub

England rugby coach Stuart Lancaster (right) presents the Jamie Rayne-Rosss award to Ciaran Hammond at St Mary's MenstonPicture by Mike Gosling

England RFU Coach presents sports award at Menston school

Natalie Johnstone and Lynn Brown

Charity wedding fair in Otley to raise money for the British Heart Foundation

(Left to right): Councillor Caroline Anderson, MP Greg Mulholland, Councillor Barry Anderson, John Porter, Councillor Richard Parker, and Karen van de Bospoort, with Pool Feast Queen Arabella Shaw and King Archie Jackson.

New era as Pool Riverside Park opens

Gay MP for Pudsey, Horsforth and Aireborough calls on sport to tackle homophobia

Vets cycle ride raises money for pets

Vets cycle ride raises money for pets

Medal winners - Pool-in-Wharfedale C of E Primary School's Year 6 team.

Football fun at Pool-in-Wharfedale

Arthritis Research UK hosts a Parliamentary reception to celebrate the success of the Arthritis Champion campaign. MP's from across the house show their support by holding a poster of their choosing. Held in Dining Room A in the Houses of Parliament, 10th

Leeds North West MP's arthritis pledge

Leeds Bradford Airport introduces new facilities for disabled passengers

Leeds Bradford Airport introduces new facilities for disabled passengers

Some of the cable car pilgrims featured in the film Manakamana.

Nepal film in Otley o support earthquake appeal


Leeds North West MP backs Guide Dogs' campaign to ban pavement parking

British Legion drop in sessions in Guiseley

Otley Civic Centre.

Otley Civic Centre 'referendum' this year

Final year? - Farnley C of E (VA) Primary School.

Farnley School earmarked for closure

MP makes drugs treatment appeal for Otley boy

(29165585)School places campaigners want more provision in Wharfedale as oversubscription at Ilkley Grammar School stands to increase

Burley school places campaigners drum up support for meeting

Medal winners from Otley Sailing Club, including gold winners Ben Rawson (centre left) and Oliver Scott-Caro (centre right).

Multi-medal joy for young Otley sailors

Church event in Yeadon

Church event in Yeadon

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