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Councillors give approval to 25 homes in Cononley
Councillors have approved a scheme for 25 homes to be built on a field in Cononley.
Skipton named happiest place to live in the North
Skipton has again been included in the top 20 ‘happiest places to live’ in the UK, ranked 6th nationally.
'Endless opportunities for children' as Cross Hills activity centre approved
Councillors have approved an application to build a children’s role play and gymnastics centre on a farm in Cross Hills.
Police investigate attack on 14 year old boy at Skipton bus station
North Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses to an attack in Skipton at the weekend which left a 14 year old boy with facial injuries.
Housing scheme approved for 'wasteland' in Sutton
North Yorkshire Council has approved an application to build six homes on a neglected piece of land in Sutton-in-Craven.
New lighting installed in Skipton park to help keep people safe
New lights have been introduced in Aireville Park in Skipton to improve safety for pedestrians and cyclists during the winter months and darker evenings.
Skipton branch of Barclays Bank to close in March 2024
The Skipton branch of Barclays is one of 18 more that will close over the next year, following an announcement by the bank.
Role play and gymnastics centre in Cross Hills set for approval
North Yorkshire Council has recommended that councillors approve an application for a children’s role play and gymnastics centre on a farm in Cross Hills.
Skipton Rotary Club gifts advent calendars to Airedale Children’s Ward
Skipton Rotary Club has gifted 80 Advent Calendars to children currently staying on Ward 17 at Airedale General Hospital.
Polls suggest Skipton MP Julian Smith could lose seat at next election
Recent polling suggests Skipton's Conservative MP could lose his seat to Labour at the next general election.
Disruption expected to train services at the start of December
As a result of ASLEF strike action, Northern services will not operate on the Airedale and Wharfedale lines on Friday 8 December, with additional disruption expected between 1-9 December due to action short of strike.
Police appeal over Bradley Land Rover theft
Police are asking people to keep an eye out for a stolen Land Rover Defender which was taken from Bradley on Monday evening.
Skipton rail station car park works scrapped as Gateway scheme gets go-ahead
North Yorkshire Council has agreed to scrap parts of its £7.8m Skipton Gateway scheme due to cost pressures.
Skipton's historic butcher meats demand
Craven’s longest serving independent family butcher, Drake & Macefield reflects on this year’s significant milestone - 125th years in business spanning three centuries, operating three branches and delivering direct to customers.
91 year old fundraiser Mary to turn on Skipton's Christmas lights
This Sunday will be a busy day for Mary Wild from Skipton, as the 91 year old takes part in the Great Skipton Santa Fun Run then flicks the switch to light up the town's Christmas lights.
Yorkshire Dales Food & Drink Festival announces musical line-up for 2024
The Yorkshire Dales Food & Drink Festival has announced it is expanding its 2024 line-up to include chart-topping music acts who will join its stellar line up of celebrity chefs.