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From Ilkley Gazette, January 4th, 2018
Written by Claire Lomax

JOHN Grogan MP met with Ilkley resident Susan Oliver, the chairwoman for Pseudomyxoma Survivor, a charity which offers support and advice to patients suffering from pseudomyxoma peritonei - a rare cancer that generally starts in the appendix. They met at a recent advice surgery in Ilkley when they discussed the work of Pseudomyxoma Survivor and Cancer52, an alliance of 95 predominantly small cancer charities united by their vision of seeking a better future for everyone affected by rare and less common cancers. Based on current data, 46 per cent of cancers diagnosed are rare and less common, yet they account for 54 per cent of cancer deaths. 

From Keighley News, January 4th, 2018
Written by Miran Rahman

KEIGHLEY'S MP revealed figures which he says show how a subsidiary company at Airedale Hospital would damage staff terms and conditions while harming the public purse. John Grogan said the figures were provided to him by a "senior hospital source", adding they include an estimate that the cost of setting up the new company would be at least £400,000.

From Keighley News, January 1st, 2018
Written by Alistair Shand

KEIGHLEY MP John Grogan has hit out at rail fare increases which take effect this week. And he claims that for many people, travelling by train is now becoming too expensive. Passengers on the Airedale line will be hit with the latest price hike tomorrow, when the cost of a Keighley-Leeds season ticket for example soars from £1,176 to £1,216. 

From Keighley News, December 31st, 2017
Written by Alistair Shand

SUPPORTERS of efforts to resurrect a rail link which would give Keighley passengers a direct route into Lancashire are being urged to attend a campaign group's next open meeting. The Skipton-East Lancashire Rail Action Partnership (SELRAP) is staging the meeting at Earby Community Centre, New Road, on Monday, January 8, at 7pm.