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  1. Three charged over plot to land cocaine worth A 160m in WalesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    Security services seized a motor boat moored in Pwllheli marina which was suspected of being involved in the attempted smuggling scheme The luxury yacht Makayabella was intercepted in September after crossing the Atlantic with a one-tonne cargo of cocaine from South America on board destined for the UK market. The National Crime Agency , which spearheaded the investigation, confirmed charges were brought against three people at Wakefield Magistrates Court in West Yorkshire on Wednesday in connection with the alleged smuggling.

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  2. Three more men charged over international drugs bust off coast of IrelandRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Independent.ie

    The luxury yacht Makayabella was intercepted in September after crossing the Atlantic with a one-tonne cargo of cocaine from South America on board destined for the UK market. The National Crime Agency , which spearheaded the investigation, confirmed charges were brought against three people at Wakefield Magistrates Court in West Yorkshire yesterday in connection with the alleged smuggling.

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  3. The yacht Makayabella after it was impounded by the Irish NavyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Thetelegraphand Argus

    THREE more people, including men from Otley and Guiseley , have been charged over an international drugs bust off the coast of Ireland last year. The luxury yacht Makayabella was intercepted in September after crossing the Atlantic with a one-tonne cargo of cocaine from South America on board destined for the UK market.

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  4. Bradford Salem hope to get the corks poppingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Thetelegraphand Argus

    THE champagne is still on ice for Bradford Salem, who are not counting their chickens despite being on the brink of title glory. The Heaton club only need one point from their remaining three matches in SSE Yorkshire Division Two and, even though they are not at full strength at tenth-placed Goole, they are still taking the bubbly with them.

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  5. Choirs join forces in celebration and dedication at festive timeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Ilkley Gazette

    THE combined choirs of Ilkley and Otley choral societies will perform at an Easter Celebration of Music by Mozart and Haydn this weekend, dedicated to the late Lydia Pettit. The performance this Saturday night is dedicated to Lydia Pettit, who sadly passed away recently after singing regularly with the Ilkley Choral Society since it was formed in 1949.

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  6. Spectacles wantedRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Wharfedale Observer

    OLD or unwanted spectacles are being collected by Otley Lions. The club is asking anyone with surplus pairs of glasses to support a global recycling scheme by dropping them off at its bookshop on Mercury Row.

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  7. Mark Burns-Williamson, West Yorkshire Police and Crime CommissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Wharfedale Observer

    Live web chat session WHARFEDALE and Aireborough residents are being invited to put questions directly to West Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner tonight. Mark Burns-Williamson will host a live web chat from 7pm to 8pm, where he will be responding to questions about local policing and community safety.

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  8. Maypole is back after absence of nine monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Wharfedale Observer

    Calls for it to be reinstated began straight away, but the replacement pole was finally installed this week - nine months later - as part of a A 56,000 project. Otley Town Council leader Councillor John Eveleigh , speaking at the ceremony, said: "The local community was left shocked and dismayed when, just days before the Tour de France came through, our iconic maypole was removed.

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  9. Treasured Otley maypole returns to townRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Yorkshire Evening Post

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The people of Otley have welcomed the return of a maypole to the heart of their town - nine months after it was controversially removed.

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  10. Busy road closed after collapse of sewerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Thetelegraphand Argus

    The work began on Bridge Street, near its junction with Cattle Market Street, Otley , this morning and is expected to take three days to complete. Yorkshire Water flagged up the problem with Leeds City Council on Monday morning, when they introduced temporary measures to protect local homes and businesses.

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  11. Concerns on future of tip siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Ilkley Gazette

    Leeds City Council is reviewing its waste recycling sites in light of plans to open a new incinerator, at Cross Green, next year. The local authority is also, as publicised in this paper recently, making all of its tips only available to Leeds residents - using a permit-badge system - from April.

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  12. Cllr Mike Gibbons, Lord Mayor of Bradford and Mrs Elizabeth Sharp, Lady Mayoress.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Ilkley Gazette

    ILKLEY and Otley choral societies will combine for a special concert at 7pm on Saturday, March 28 , at St Margaret's Church, Ilkley. Alan Horsey has been musical director of both choirs for nearly 20 years and this will be his last concert in Ilkley before he retires.

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  13. Young engineers build bridges in competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Ilkley Gazette

    EIGHTY students from schools in Wharfedale and North Yorkshire built bridges with the world of engineering when they took part in the 2015 Rotary Technology Tournament. Nineteen teams from schools and colleges from Yorkshire Dales Area from Otley in the east, Ilkley and Skipton, to Settle in the north, took part.

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  14. Richards goes flat out to victory in Thirsk Ten-MilerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Thetelegraphand Argus

    The Harrogate athlete has a GB vest but is most famous for a 2008 stunt swimming in a shark-infested pool at Chester. Two north-east runners scooped the able-bodied men's and women's prizes.

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  15. Road closures for Tour weekend announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Ilkley Gazette

    The high-profile cycling race, set up following the Tour de France's visit to the region last year, runs from Friday, May 1 to Sunday, May 3. Featuring some of the world's top riders - German sprinter Marcel Kittel, along with Sir Bradley Wiggins have been confirmed - the race will pass through Wharfedale on the Wakefield to Leeds stage on May 3. It will enter Leeds City Council's area at Menston before winding past Otley, Pool-in-Wharfedale and Arthington and then on into the city itself, where it ends at Roundhay Park. Unlike the Tour de France, the riders will not be preceded by a publicity caravan so the organisers are anticipating mostly one-hour, rolling road closures along the route.

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  16. Skipton Girls' High students working on their bridge designRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Wharfedale Observer

    EIGHTY students from schools in Wharfedale and North Yorkshire built bridges with the world of engineering when they took part in the 2015 Rotary Technology Tournament. Nineteen teams from schools and colleges from Yorkshire Dales Area from Otley in the east, Ilkley and Skipton, to Settle in the north, took part.

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  17. Major revamp announced for libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Ilkley Gazette

    Leeds City Council has announced that the Town Hall Square building will close at the end of business on Thursday. From April 2 to June 15 a library service will operate from the Methodist Church, next to the Town Hall.

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  18. Morpeth Harrier Jonny Taylor powers to Thirsk 10-mile victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Chronicle Live

    Jonny Taylor wins Thirsk 10-mile, with the Morpeth Harrier almost four minutes ahead of his rivals, while Elswick's Justina Heslop wins women's race The Morpeth athlete showed he is gradually returning to his best form after injury, to knock nearly a minute off his previous best time for the distance and push Leeds City's Tesfaye Debele into second place, with Scott Harrington finishing in third spot, a further minute adrift. Sunderland's Kevin Jeffress was next home from the region, in fifth place , followed by Morpeth's Chris Smith in sixth in 54:35.

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  19. Societies combine for choral concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Wharfedale Observer

    ILKLEY and Otley choral societies will combine for a special concert at 7pm on Saturday, March 28 , at St Margaret's Church, Ilkley. Alan Horsey has been musical director of both choirs for nearly 20 years and this will be his last concert in Ilkley before he retires.

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  20. New maypole to be unveiled next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Wharfedale Observer

    The town has been waiting for a replacement ever since the wooden landmark was found to be rotten and removed last June. Now Leeds City council has announced that the new pole will be put in place in Manchester Square on Tuesday.

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