From Craven Herald & Pioneer, 30th November, 2017
Written by Alistair Shand
A CAMPAIGN to reopen a rail link which would give passengers on the Airedale line a direct route into Lancashire has won top-level Labour Party backing. Shadow Transport Secretary Andy McDonald has put his weight behind efforts to resurrect the Skipton to Colne line. He said the move could be "transformative" for the area. Labour has identified the scheme as a high-priority measure that could be positive for business, rejuvenate areas of economic deprivation and alleviate congestion on the roads network.
From Keighley News, 27th November, 2017
Written by Miran Rahman
A TRIO of good causes received cheques totalling £4,445 at Keighley's Broomhill Co-op on Saturday. (Nov 25) The store's customers who are Co-op members had raised the cash through the store's community fund, with one per cent of their Co-op branded purchases at the shop going towards the fund.
From Keighley News, 23rd November, 2017
Written by David Knights
KEIGHLEY is poised for two top-level meetings to thrash out regeneration plans for the town. MP John Grogan is organising a seminar on Keighley’s economic future on April 20, with key regional speakers. And the town will host the annual meeting of Bradford Council’s regeneration and economy over the view and scrutiny committee that focuses on Keighley issues.
From Ilkley Gazette, 23rd November, 2017
Written by Claire Lomax
ILKLEY'S MP John Grogan last week visited Ilkley Moor at the invitation of the Countryside Alliance to meet with the current tenants and gamekeepers. llkley Moor is the last remaining council-owned moor on which grouse shooting and all its associated management continues, and in early 2018 the Bradford Council will be voting on whether to renew the shooting lease that has been held by the Bingley Moor Partnership since 2008.