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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. 

From Keighley News, February 1st, 2018
Written by Miran Rahman

Furious campaigners have pledged to fight plans for 130 homes on a prime greenbelt site. Developers want to construct the properties on fields on the southern edge of Keighley. But opponents say so-called brownfield plots should be used rather than green, open spaces. Dozens of residents living close to the site, off Goose Cote Lane, have voiced their opposition. 

From The Yorkshire Post, January 31st, 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 agreed to meet the All Party Parliamentary Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire Group in the Commons at 4pm on February 27. All council leaders, MPs and peers who represent the region will be invited together with businesses, trade union and religious leaders.

From Ilkley Gazette, January 25th, 2018
Written by Claire Lomax 

KEIGHLEY and Ilkley MP John Grogan met Michel Barnier, the European Union’s Chief Brexit negotiator for 90 minutes in Brussels on Monday. He was part of a small delegation of MPs from the Select Committee on Northern Ireland.