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From Ilkley Gazette, August 28th, 2018

FURIOUS campaigners say another whopping rail-fare hike on trains to and from Ilkley should be shelved until the operator "gets its house in order". The demand was made as Northern, which runs services on the Wharfedale line, was blasted for its performance.

From Craven Herald & Pioneer, August 28th, 2018

SILSDEN residents are uniting to save a much-loved stretch of Silsden countryside from bulldozers. Silsden Campaign Group for the Countryside has been formed in the wake of more than 300 objections to plans to build a road across three footpaths to serve a potential housing estate. Keighley MP John Grogan this week pledged his support for the campaign against the ‘enabling road’ across fields between Bolton Road, Hawber Lane at Swartha, and Banklands. The road is also intended to provide a secondary access route to the new Silsden Primary School, which has already gained planning permission from Bradford Council.

From Keighley News, August 26th, 2018
Written by Alistair Shand

A CAMPAIGN group battling to restore a former railway line is holding another open meeting. The Skipton-East Lancashire Rail Action Partnership (SELRAP) will report on the latest situation. The group is spearheading efforts to get the 12-mile Skipton to Colne line, which closed in 1970, reopened.

From Keighley News, August 21st, 2018
Written by David Knights

A host of local arts groups have united to press the Arts Council to fund the economy-boosting event from its Creating Civic Change pot. Dozens of volunteers gathered on Tuesday to tell Arts Minister Michael Ellis about early plans for Window On the World (WOW) when he visited Keighley. Belly dancers and a poet were among those who performed for Mr Ellis at the Creative Space arts centre in the former Sunwin House building on Hanover Street.