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Man, 21, injured in plunge off Cow and Calf Rocks in Ilkley

Groups from Addingham, Ilkley, Ben Rhydding, Burley, Menston and Otley took part in the event Wharfedale District Beaver Scout fun day at the Curly Hill Campsite in Ilkley

Fun in the sun for Wharfedale beavers

The Tiger Lillies, who will be re-imagining the music of Cole Porter in Leeds

Audiences invited to rediscover Cole Porter at performance by the Tiger Lillies in Leeds

Joseph Coelho will star in Pop Up Flashback at Otley Courthouse.

Celebration of books and poetry at Otley Courthouse

Elegantly dressed participants gather on The Grove for the tweed ride on Saturday

Ilkley Charity Tweed ride is a great success

Sally Taylor from Bondgate Bakery at Ashfield Primary School's Health Week with pupils (left to right) Ella Owens, Mya Bailey, and Niamh Butler.

Otley pupils enjoy dancing and martial arts during Health Week

A scene from Found, a documentary about deaf identity which was filmed in Ilkley

Documentary made in Ilkley is a hit

Ilkley Grammar School students dressed as gauchos with Diane Kitchen their languages teacher

Language success at Ilkley Grammar School

(Left to right) Irish dancers Paige Earnshaw and Jessica Heyburn.

Success for young Otley Irish dancers

Looking forward with confidence - Otley resident James Tennant, who has made "life-changing" progress in overcoming his stammer.

Otley man's 'life-changing' progress overcoming stammer

Sam Brown on a campaigning visit to London earlier this year.

Health chiefs 'pass buck' over Otley boy Sam's treatment

An inflatable climbing wall will be one of the many attractions at this year’s Pool Feast

Fun galore for intrepid visitors to Pool Feast

Prof John Wright who is to receive a medal for his bravery in tackling Ebola

Guiseley doctor who tackled Ebola in Africa has his bravery recognised with a medal

Still waiting after yet another 'unforgivable' delay - six year old Sam Brown with (left to right) MP Greg Mulholland and his father and mother, Simon and Katy Brown.

Otley boy's family outraged at further decision delay

Guiseley carnival queen, Lauren Grindley and her attendant Heidi Gill enjoying their official duties at the carnival which took place on Sunday

Crowds flock to Horsforth Gala and Guiseley Carnival

Wealth of attractions at this year's Arthington Show

Children from Moorfield School dress as Minions to do a fun run in Ilkley to raise money for Outside the Box Cafe

Ilkley schoolchildren raise money for Outside the Box Cafe

Ilkley soft play areas opens to the public

Local solutions sought to a flowerbed funding crisis in Ilkley, Addingham and Menston

Luke Steele, who is the spokesman for Ban Blood Sports on Ilkley Moor

Walkers join calls for change in policy over Ilkley moor grouse shoots

The winning team in the first annual Woolsack Debating Society competition, comprising of pupils from Ben Rhydding, Burley Oaks and Addingham Primary Schools

Ilkley primary school pupils triumph in debating competition

From left to right are:  David Yarrington, Sergeant Mark Czternastek, Ann Maclennan and Stella Cammarata

Otley police sergeant cycles 500 miles for Autism First charity

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

Ilkley man, 30, charged over £160 million cocaine bust

Yorkshire Ambulance Service recruitment services assistant Sarah Blackburn and community defibrillation officer Dave Jones, pictured in 2013

Volunteers required for community first responder scheme in Addingham, Ilkley and the surrounding areas

Lynn Bauman-Milner and John Gledhill who are celebrating their second published book in a three part deal.

Students at Leeds Trinity university in Horsforth celebrate publication of their second book

Menston and Burley-in-Wharfedale MP appointed to Parliament’s Justice Committee

Bramhope Summer Festival gets off to a good start

Bramhope Summer Festival gets off to a good start

Naomi Warrenberg of 1st Ilkley Rangers has shown great commitment to her community and Guiding by fulfilling all the challenges of the Queens' Guide Award

Ilkley Ranger gains the highest award in girl guiding

The bellringing team at Otley All Saints Parish Church, with Ringing Master Meg Morton in the red and white spotted scarf, in their 2014 Tour de France tops.

Bellringing on the rise at Otley

Dan Eadson from AvantiGas (right) congratulates AvantiGas women’s race winner Henrietta Colborne (centre) with event organiser and Ilkley Cycling Club Chair Stephanie Millward.

Town turns out to cheer on women's cycling race in Ilkley

Janet Southwell with a picture of her son, Gareth Huntley

Mum of Bradford backpacker found dead in jungle believes death was suspicious

Mobility scooter causes fire at Ilkley flats

Residents gather outside the flats in Ilkley after being evacuated

UPDATE: Elderly residents evacuated as fire breaks out at 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

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