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From Keighley News, February 6th, 2018
Written by Alistair Shand

ENGINEERS carrying out a £1 million 'health check' on Keighley sewers were joined by the town's MP. John Grogan accompanied the Yorkshire Water (YW) team for an afternoon as it examined sections of the network. The company, together with contract partners Barhale and Indepth Civils, is inspecting sewers across the town as part of an initiative to reduce flooding risks. 

From Keighley News, February 5th, 2018
Written by Alistair Shand

HIGH-speed broadband is heading to Goose Eye. The village is benefitting from a deal struck between BT Openreach and West Yorkshire Combined Authority. Keighley MP John Grogan welcomes the move. "Residents of Goose Eye have contacted me on a number of occasions about the lack of reliable and fast broadband," he said. 

From Telegraph and Argus, February 4th, 2018
Written by Mark Stanford

AN MP and former Bradford City star helped kick off the use of a Bradford district football club’s all-weather pitch. Ilkley Town’s new grass and all weather pitches were officially unveiled by Keighley and Ilkley MP John Grogan and former Bantams star John Hendrie today. The club, based at Ben Rhydding Sports Club, Coutances Way, Ilkley, had its new pitches funded through a grant from the Premier League and The Football Association (FA) Facilities Fund. 

From The Yorkshire Post, February 2nd, 2018
Written by Rob Parsons

Yorkshire council leaders will present their plan for a region-wide devolution deal to Communities Secretary Sajid Javid at a long-awaited meeting this month. Mr Javid has A study into the potential re-opening of a historic rail link between Skipton and Lrancashire is expected to be announced by Transport Secretary Chris Grayling tomorrow. Mr Grayling is set to visit the Lancashire town of Colne in the morning to announce a feasibility study into the value of bringing the 11-and-a-half mile Skipton-Colne line back into use.