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3 hrs ago | Wharfedale Observer

Fury over bus company's decision to stop hospital service

'NONSENSICAL' changes to a bus service will force the elderly and disabled to walk further to reach hospital, it is being claimed.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Wharfedale Observer

Jim Broadbent and Lindsay Duncan in Le Weekend, which will be screened at Otley Courthouse

GUIDED tours giving a historic insight into a former Otley policeman's life will be held at Otley Courthouse next month.

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Wharfedale Observer

A century ago concerns were raised over a lack of cottages in Wharfedale

These boys look as though they were enjoying a visit by soldiers to their school in 1981.

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Wharfedale Observer

Yeadon air cadet sails Hermann Goering's boat in race after it was seized in WWII

An undated photograph from the Ilkley Gazette archives shows repair work being carried out on the ancient Saxon crosses at the parish church.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Ilkley Gazette

Aileen, left , with Karen, centre, and Joanne.

A woman who is in remission from aggressive skin cancer is fundraising for the charity which helped her in her time of need.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

BBC News

Carnival cure for homesickness

The streets of Leeds will be awash with the sights, sounds and scents of the West Indies on Monday, but how did carnival spirit make the journey from the sun-drenched islands of the Caribbean to the cooler climes of Chapeltown? When Arthur France arrived in West Yorkshire in 1957 he quickly found himself longing for his home in the Caribbean nation ... (more)

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Wharfedale Observer

Otley's landscape changing as redevelopment of old hospital progresses

THE ARCHITECTURAL landscape of north Otley is undergoing a dramatic change as redevelopment of the town's old hospital continues apace.

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Ilkley Gazette

Volunteers from Horsforth School help Aids orphans in South Africa

Handprints from Horsforth and thousands of pounds have been taken to South Africa by a group who have travelled out to help Aids orphans.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Wharfedale Observer

Handless war veteran identified

A photograph of a war veteran who rode a tricycle despite having no hands has sparked memories and has led to his identification.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Ilkley Gazette

Otley volunteers create quilt from the heart

More than 20 members of local patchwork and quilting evening classes have contributed sections for the project, which will see the completed quilt raffled off.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Ilkley Gazette

Changing - Otley's old Wharfedale General Hospital site.

THE ARCHITECTURAL landscape of north Otley is undergoing a dramatic change as redevelopment of the town's old hospital continues apace.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Ilkley Gazette

Work being done to get tallest Maypole in Europe up in Otley again

Otley is set to get a new maypole to replace the one which was taken down just days before the Tour de France.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Thetelegraphand Argus

Work starts to build factories at controversial business park in Baildon

CONSTRUCTION: Marking the start of construction at Baildon Business Park, are , Richard Heslop, of Dale Eddison, Cllr Susan Hinchcliffe, Andrew Curtin, of Anectic Aid, Jeremy Ridyard, of Produmax, and Andrew Russell and Mark Taylforth Work is under way on the first three units at Baildon Business Park, which was the subject of a concerted protest ... (more)

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Wharfedale Observer

Free dictionaries boost for Otley and Menston pupils

Year 6 pupils at Ashfield Primary School, Otley, with their new dictionaries and the Rotary Club of Otley Chevin's community service chairman, Roy Tate.

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Wharfedale Observer

Otley housing campaigners hand over 2,227 signature petition

NB Please courtesy credit: Photo by Jenny Watson.ODD campaigners and local councillors presenting the petition - Evelyn Friend, Councillor Colin Campbell, John Buck, Alastair Watson, Councillor Peter Gruen, Councillor John Eveleigh.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Ilkley Gazette

(8809334)Major PC Petrie, the officer who helped raise D245 Battery

A BOOK has come to light documenting the fortunes throughout the First World War of a howitzer battery recruited in Ilkley Reader, Sheila Bancroft, of Burley-in-Wharfedale, whose grandfather, L Lambert, was a driver with the unit has given us the chance to take a close look her copy of the book, which chronicles the actions of the 11th West Riding ... (more)

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Wharfedale Observer

Cafe review: Washburn Heritage Centre

"Sport? History? Church?" Well, perhaps I am expecting a little too much for the Dizzy Goddaughter to be interested in today's venue, at mention of the three subjects she has no enthusiasm for at all.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

York Press

Range Rover sought by police

POLICE are appealing for help to trace a burgundy Range Rover which is believed to have been involved in a collision with a red Land Rover Defender in the Harrogate District.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Ilkley Gazette

Otley now 'protected' from extreme pub opening times - despite new rules being abandoned

A proposal for tougher rules to curb a trend for ever-later opening pub times in Otley have been abandoned.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Yorkshire Evening Post

High standards of seven Leeds green spaces praised by awards

Seven Leeds parks have been granted Green Flag Awards, maintaining the city's reputation as one of the greenest in the UK.

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