Wharfe Valley

Wharfe Valley

Countdown is on for bank holiday Ilkley Carnival

Ilkley Carnival organisers hope the excitement of the Tour de Yorkshire will boost numbers and takings at the event on Bank Holiday Monday.

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Stuart Grantham and Steve Hill on Otley Chevin.

Tree planting to mark Freemasons’ milestone

FREEMASONS in Yorkshire planted hundreds of trees yesterday to mark each year of a key milestone in their history.

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Man attacked partner in row over Leeds Bradford Airport flight refusal

A MAN attacked his partner during a row after they were refused permission to board a morning flight from Leeds Bradford Airport to Turkey.

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Brownlee brothers rescue stranded lambs

Brownlee brothers rescue stranded lambs

Is this the most quintessentially Yorkshire moment ever?

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PIC: James Hardisty

Easter monument lit up by starry night sky

The cross on Otley Chevin, photographed here against the backdrop of a beautiful starry night sky, has become a familiar landmark on the local skyline at Easter.

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Person killed on level crossing near Leeds

Person killed on level crossing near Leeds

A fatality on the Leeds to Harrogate line has caused delays for rail commuters this evening.
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Ilkley Carnival set to swing into action

Ilkley Carnival set to swing into action

Ilkley Carnival has announced the main act for 2017’s May Day event, a breathtaking show by the Vander Wheel Of Death.

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Rubbish overflows out of a bin in Ilkley.

Anger as litter left strewn at some of Yorkshire’s most picturesque landscapes after hot weather

Some of Yorkshire’s most picturesque landscapes were left strewn with litter following the weekend’s hot spell, sparking major public outrage.

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Rob Lawrie.

YEP Says: Moment that will define a lifetime

Regardless of the rights and wrongs of his decision, the story of Rob Lawrie’s ill-fated attempt to smuggle a four-year-old child refugee from the Calais ‘jungle’ into Leeds cannot fail to touch the hardest of hearts.

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The accident happened near Leathley Lane

Man dies after crash near Otley

A man in his 70s has died after a serious multi-car crash near Pool-in-Wharfedale this morning.
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A658 near Otley

Serious crash shuts road in Otley

A serious collision has closed a road in Otley this morning.

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Andrew Easby

RAF Hercules lands at Leeds Bradford Airport

A distinctive RAF transport plane landed at Leeds Bradford Airport today.
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CELEBRATE: Junior Ilkley Harriers and Ilkley Carnival committee members.

Young athletes to get boost from Ilkley Carnival

The Junior Ilkley Harriers have been named primary beneficiaries of this year’s ‘At The Movies’ themed May Day Ilkley Carnival.

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The Scooby Doo team: Meg Walker, Ceyhun Uzun, David Hepburn, Holly Bishop, Andy Sharpe.

Andy and co’s ‘Scooby Doo’ world record marathon bid

An Ilkley resident is training for a Scooby-Doo themed Guinness World Record London Marathon effort to raise money for children’s charity CLIC Sargent.

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MAY 1960: The view from Otley Chevin.

Five things you should know about... Otley Chevin

Think you know Otley Chevin? Think again.

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New dog training schools open in Leeds for naughty pets

New dog training schools open in Leeds for naughty pets

Animal charity Dogs Trust is opening three dog training schools in Leeds to tackle an epidemic of canine behavioural problems.

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The crash happened on West Chevin Road

Young Otley gardener killed in motorbike crash

A 20-year-old gardener from Otley has been killed in a motorbike accident.

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White Hart pub, Pool In Wharfedale. PIC: Google.

Fire-ravaged Leeds pub is back in business after revamp

A fire-ravaged Leeds pub has now re-opened after an extensive refurbishment.

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PIC: John Burland

Help hoist Otley’s Chevin Cross into place in time for Easter celebrations

A team of volunteers is needed to help lift the Chevin Cross into place in time for the Easter celebrations.

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