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From Keighley News, 2nd November 2017
Written by Alistair Shand

MPs are calling for more to be done to provide NHS dental care in the district. Last year, a damning report by Keighley-based Healthwatch Bradford and District revealed that some people had resorted to ‘DIY dentistry’ or ended up in A&E because they could not access a dentist. Speaking in a Commons debate on children's oral health, Keighley Labour MP John Grogan highlighted that in many areas of the country – including his constituency – there was “no advertising at all of dentists who are available to take on new children as patients”.

From Keighley News, 2nd November 2017
Written by Alastair Shand 

Private enforcement officers are moving into Keighley to crack down on litter louts.They will issue £80 fines to people caught littering, including spitting and dropping chewing gum in the streets. Their powers also extend to handing out fixed penalty notices to dog owners who don't clean-up after their pooches. To date, the 3GS officers have worked only in Bradford city centre.

From Ilkley Gazette, 2nd November 2017
Written by Claire Lomax

ILKLEY'S MP John Grogan attended a site visit on Friday to Victoria Avenue in Ilkley, to meet with residents who are angry at the installation of a controversial fence. The visit, which was also attended by Bradford Council planning officers, follows work carried out by without the correct planning permission in place by Mr John Ogden, owner of 17 Victoria Avenue.

From Keighley News, 30th October 2017
Written by Miran Rahman

STALLHOLDERS in Keighley Market Hall got into the spirit of Halloween on Saturday. They dressed up for the celebration, which was organised by Just 4 Paws pet shop owner Yvonne Bryant. An empty unit in the market was turned into a dedicated scary Halloween attraction for children, and money was collected for the Medical Detection Dogs charity.