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From Ilkley Gazette, 14th November 2017
Written by Claire Lomax

ILKLEY'S MP John Grogan has written to all residents in the Ilkley ward asking for their views on the town's parking problems. The move follows the completion of a study commissioned by Bradford Council of parking arrangements in Ilkley to try and solve long-standing issues with parking in the town. The study will be used to inform the Council’s short, medium and long-term decision making around the management of both on-street and off-street, as well as residential parking.

From Keighley News, 14th November, 2017
Written by Alistair Shand

DISTRICT MPs are backing calls for more Government funding to be pumped into policing West Yorkshire. It follows warnings from Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Mark Burns-Williamson that without additional investment, the force's cash reserves will have dried up in five years. He has invited West Yorkshire's MPs to a Westminster meeting this afternoon to discuss the situation ahead of the Chancellor's Autumn Budget next week.

From The Observer, 12th November, 2017
Written by Frances Perraudin

When Londoner Stewart Arnold first moved to Yorkshire in 1992 to lecture in business studies at Hull University, he was immediately enthralled by life in the place some natives like to call “God’s own county”. “It sometimes takes an outsider to realise what Yorkshire has, and it was very early on that I noticed it had a very special, separate sense of identity and community,” he says. 

From Keighley News, 12th November, 2017
Written by Alistair Shand 

KEIGHLEY-district joined the nation in remembrance today. Young and old stood shoulder-to-shoulder in tribute to those who gave their lives in both world wars and other conflicts. Services and ceremonies were held in Keighley and at other towns and villages across the area. A parade, headed by City of York Pipe Band, made its way to Keighley Shared Church.