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From Keighley News, 18th September 2017

Campaigners fighting the waste-to-energy incinerator plant plans for Keighley will get their day in court. Aire Valley Against Incineration has reported its application has been accepted for a judicial review of Bradford Council's decision to approve proposals by Endless Energy Ltd for the site off the A650 at Marley.

From Keighley News, 15th September 2017
Written by Claire Lomax

ILKLEY'S MP John Grogan visited Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice to discuss the needs for specialist palliative care in the region and to gain a better understanding of the challenges faced by hospices. Lizzie Procter, Hospice Director at Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice, took Mr Grogan on a tour where he had the chance to speak with some of the clinical staff and learn more about the range of healthcare services provided by the hospice.

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From The Yorkshire Post, 15th September 2017
Written by James Reed

COMMUNITIES SECRETARY Sajid Javid has been accused of trying to “bully” council leaders ahead of a crunch meeting on devolution to Yorkshire. Mr Javid warned the Government will not listen to any proposal for Yorkshire to take more control over its own affairs which covers South Yorkshire. His intervention comes ahead of a meeting on Monday to decide the future of the Sheffield City Region devolution deal.

From Telegraph + Argus, 14th September 2017
Written by Alistair Shand

KEIGHLEY College should sever links with Leeds City College, says the town’s MP. John Grogan said it should instead link-up with Shipley and Craven colleges. He said the new, so-called Airedale College had been recommended in Government-led area reviews of further education and sixth-form provision and had considerable support. But he accused Leeds City College of “holding out” against the move and has raised the issue in Parliament.