From Keighley News, November 21st, 2018
Written by Sports Desk
KEIGHLEY MP John Grogan has called on Austria Holdings to relinquish control of Keighley Cougars. It comes followed the continued non-payment of staff and players' wages dating back to August. Yesterday was the latest in a series of missed deadlines, which has left the club in turmoil and seen head coach Craig Lingard resign in protest. Following a meeting with Rugby Football League chief executive Ralph Rimmer at the House of Commons last night, Grogan said: "I was advised that the Rugby Football League have now placed Keighley Cougars into special measures which means they cannot sign any new players.
From Ilkley Gazette, November 20th, 2018
Written by Claire Lomax
ILKLEY MP John Grogan is opening a constituency office in one of cottages which are adjacent to Ilkley Manor House and are now part of the Ilkley Manor House Trust. The office, which will be staffed on a part time basis, will open on Monday November 26th. The full address is Room 18, Cottage 6, Castle Yard, Ilkley, LS29 9FE. The telephone number is 01943 603198.
From Ilkley Gazette, November 13th, 2018
ILKLEY MP John Grogan has written to Transport ministers supporting the bid of West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) and rail operator Northern to build a replacement footbridge with a lift at Ben Rhydding Station.
From Keighley News, November 8th, 2018
Written by David Knights
LONG-AWAITED plans to increase car-parking space at Silsden-Steeton railway station have been submitted to rail chiefs. The expansion – which would reduce the need for drivers to park on surrounding streets – could include a new deck on top of the existing tarmac car park. Keighley MP John Grogan this week revealed that West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) was looking at a second parking level as the most likely option. He said: “This, and a number of other engineering options for the extension, have been submitted to Network Rail, who own the land.