• Man in court for stealing meat from M&S

    AN Ilkley man has been fined after stealing meat worth £143.91 from the town's M&S. Michael Christopher Seed, 33, of Collyer View, Leeds Road, Ilkley, appeared at Bradford and Keighley Magistrates' Court on Friday, May 6, charged with theft

  • Reader Photographs

    A WONDERFUL selection of reader photographs. If you have a photograph you would like to see published in the paper please email:

  • Relaunch for older people's charity as it celebrates 30 years

    YEADON older people’s charity AVSED opened its doors to the community as it hosted a relaunch celebrating its new logo, new staff team, and new activities and services programme. Based at the Nunroyd Pavilion in Nunroyd Park, and celebrating its

  • Reader Photographs

    A FABULOUS selection of reader photographs. If you have a photograph you would like to see published in the paper please email:

  • A feast of the baroque in Ilkley

    THE Brook Street Band is a chamber ensemble which focusses on the music of Handel and is named for the London street in which he lived. For their concert last Wednesday they nearly filled the King’s Hall stage with ten players, masters of their period

  • Church's official opening of "Bicentenary Doors"

    "Bicentenary Doors" have been officially opened at the Bridge United Reformed Church in Otley. The Moderator of the Yorkshire Synod of the United Reformed Church, Reverend Jamie Kissack formally opened the new front doors, to be known as the "Bicentenary

  • Nature Notes

    NEXT month in June, travel into the Dales to visit one of our stunning wildflower hay meadows. To see them at their best, wait for a warm and sunny day. These meadows seem a world away from most modern meadows and pasture where grasses dominate

  • More than 50 bands and artists at music festival

    OTLEY Live music festival is back this summer, celebrating its second year with a larger and more diverse range of acts. Over 50 bands and artists from an exciting range of rock, indie, folk, electronica, ska/reggae and punk music will be playing at

  • Thought for the Week

    AS we go through life, we pick up sayings and quotations that have a special appeal to us. One of my favourites is this one: “only those among you will be really happy who have sought and found how to serve”. That quotation comes from Albert Schweitzer

  • Yeadon man fined and banned for drink driving

    A YEADON man has been fined and banned for drink driving. Wayne Craig Adams, 49, of Cricketers Green, Yeadon, appeared at Leeds Magistrates' Court on Wednesday, May 11. He pleaded guilty to driving a vehicle while above the alcohol limit.