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Local groups looking to take action to prevent further damage to Ilkley Moor

Local groups looking to take action to prevent further damage to Ilkley Moor

Following the fires that ravaged Ilkley Moor, Rights of Way, a Bradford Council group are considering measures to restrict open fires and barbecues in the area. James Fountain reports.

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Northern Premier thrashing for Ilkley at home to Alnwick

Northern Premier thrashing for Ilkley at home to Alnwick

By James Fountain Ilkley had reason to be confident on Saturday, starting their seventh Northern Premier match in sixth place unbeaten at home. But Alnwick swiftly dominated the game through their powerful forwards, and fly-half Callum Burn presented with a simple penalty in the first minute. Incisive runs by the Alnwick backs were in stark contrast to an Ilkley back […]

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Former Cancer Patient to Canoe Leeds and Liverpool Canal

Andrew Wellock and Andrew Lambert training at the canal in Kildwick

By Sam Brooksbank A cancer sufferer on two separate occasions is canoeing from Liverpool to Goole to raise money for the support charity that helped him and his family. Andrew Wellock, 55, from Briery Close, Ilkley and his friend Andrew Lambert will be canoeing from Liverpool to Goole along the Leeds and Liverpool Canal and the Aire and Calder navigation […]

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Ilkley regret missed chances as Leeds City triumph

Ilkley regret missed chances as Leeds City triumph

  By Jack Simpson Ilkley Town stretched their winless run to four games after a 2-1 home defeat to Leeds City. The visitors began the better of the two teams as Ilkley goalkeeper James Hirst make a terrific block on four minutes to deny Luke Norman, when the winger was through on goal. On 15 minutes, City striker Norman sent a […]

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Mobility scooter fire in Ilkley forces elderly residents to evacuate

Mobility scooter fire in Ilkley forces elderly residents to evacuate

By Elizabeth Archer A blaze forced elderly residents in Ilkley out of their homes last night (Monday) after a mobility scooter caught fire in the garage of a block of flats for the over 55s. Four fire engines, three police vans and two ambulances attended the fire at Leconfield House on Springs Lane after numerous calls to the emergency services. […]

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Drownings prompt warnings about open water swimming in Yorkshire

Two people drowned in the River Foss, York, in March this year.

By Joseph Keith Deaths in and around open water have led to the emergency services urging people to take extra care during the warm weather in Yorkshire. A statement by the Yorkshire Ambulance Service said the area’s popular waterways – which include lakes and rivers in Otley, York, Knaresborough, Ilkley and Leeds – are more dangerous than people may think. […]

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