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From Ilkley Gazette, December 4th, 2018

THE inaugural Ilkley Half Marathon is ready, set and go for a stunning road race on July 14, 2019 that will take competitors through the centre of Ilkley and around the picturesque surrounds of Wharfedale.

From Keighley News, November 29th, 2018
Written by Miran Rahman

KEIGHLEY councillors said fly-tippers have “no excuse”, after new figures showed reports of this crime in Keighley and Bradford had risen dramatically. Government data shows in the 12 months to the end of March there were 14,317 reports of fly-tipping incidents across Keighley and Bradford – a jump of 17.4 per cent on the previous year. This places Bradford district second only to Leeds in the region for the number of incidents reported - and above large cities such as Sheffield.

From Keighley News, November 26th, 2018

KEIGHLEY MP John Grogan is urging people to take part in a consultation over proposed new powers aimed at slamming the brakes on nuisance drivers on the district’s roads. Bradford Council is seeking the public’s views on the introduction of a so-called Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO). Mr Grogan says he receives complaints daily about nuisance driving in Keighley. He added: “I hope the Keighley public will respond to this consultation and urge Bradford Council to bring in these tougher powers as soon as possible.”

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.