From Keighley News, 14th December, 2017
Written by David Knights
FUNDING totalling almost £5 million has been awarded to Keighley to stimulate economic growth and jobs. Some of the most deprived areas of the town will receive matched EU funding via the Leeds City Region European Structural Investment Fund to support activity that addresses local needs and opportunities over the next five years. This funding zone includes Braithwaite, Bracken Bank, Hainworth Wood, Highfield, Ingrow, Knowle Park, Lawkholme, Parkwood, Fell Lane and Showfield.
From Ilkley Gazette, 12th December 2017
Written by Claire Lomax
ILKLEY'S MP John Grogan says he hopes 2017 will be the last year that Ilkley has no public transport on Boxing Day. Speaking to the Ilkley Gazette he said: "In most of West Yorkshire a special Boxing Day bus service now runs from around 9am until 6pm. For example buses run directly from Otley through Menston and Guiseley into Leeds on the 33 route on December 26th.
From Keighley News, 11th December, 2017
Written by Miran Rahman
COMMUNITY leaders say they welcome the news that next year's Tour de Yorkshire route will again feature large parts of Keighley district. Both the Worth Valley and South Craven areas will feature in the route for stage four of the cycle race, in May. The fourth and final 'Yorkshire Terrier' stage, covering 189.5 kilometres from Halifax to Leeds, takes place on May 6.
From Keighley News, 7th December, 2017
Written by Alastair Shand
A KEIGHLEY mum who says her son is alive today thanks to a Leeds heart unit has welcomed news that the threatened facility is safe. Leeds Congenital Heart Unit has been given an official green light to stay open by national health chiefs, after years of uncertainty. Andrea Steel, whose son Ben was diagnosed with a condition by medical teams there when he was ten, said she was "thrilled to bits" with the announcement.