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Free bus from Keighley to World Autism Day event

A KEIGHLEY community café is running a free bus to a World Autism Awareness Day event in Bradford.   Read More Read More...

Young musicians make a noise at Keighley festival

There's no awkward silence as Keighley’s musical youth begin preparations for a new festival.   Read More Read More...

Volunteers to give nature a helping hand

KEIGHLEY’S Big Local partnership awarded funding to the Riddlesden Toad Patrollers.   Read More         Read More...

Local trust Social Change and Campaigning

Local Trust - Social change and campaigning   Read More...

Out in the Aire

Upcoming Events - Out In The Aire https://outintheaire.co.uk/product/nature-tots-cliffecastle/   Read More...

Eden is the place for parents whose children have autism

KEIGHLEY MP John Grogan dropped into a coffee morning to chat with parents and carers of youngsters with autism in Keighley. He visited the monthly session of Café Eden at Keighley College to learn more about the challenges and rewards... Read More...

Friends group formed for River Worth

SUPPORTERS are being recruited for a hidden wildlife haven running through the centre of Keighley. The River Worth Friends will help look after the watercourse that runs from the moors beyond Stanbury to Stockbridge where it joins the River Aire.... Read More...

Wellbeing walks launched in Keighley

  KEIGHLEY people are being urged to banish the winter blues by taking part in local walks. Outdoors company Get Out More has launched a free guide to nine ‘wellbeing’ walks incorporating nature areas within easy reach of the town... Read More...

Volunteers cleaned up in Keighley

EFFORTS to clean up the North Beck will continue this year following litter-picking events held during 2018. Council and community groups came together to spruce up Postman’s Walk which runs alongside the beck connecting Braithwaite and Guard House with Oakworth... Read More...

Youth clubs in the spotlight

YOUTH activities across the Keighley area have been highlighted to Bradford councillors sitting on Keighley Area Committee. Staff from the Keighley Area Coordinator’s Office provided updates on youth groups they had supported during 2018 in areas such as Silsden, Oxenhope... Read More...

Boxing clever to collect sanitary products for girls in need

Keighley Big Local and the Co-op have teamed up to support the Red Box Project KEIGHLEY people are being encouraged to donate sanitary products for schoolgirls who cannot afford them.   Keighley Big Local has bought 15 collection boxes which... Read More...

Trading skills at new Stockbridge group

A ‘Q’ SOON formed for the first activity at Stockbridge’s new community centre.   The Q Cafe opened recently at Riddlesden Cricket Club’s clubhouse on the banks of the River Aire. Residents from across Stockbridge attended their first seven open... Read More...

A Perfect Christmas at the Hainworth Wood Centre

A KEIGHLEY community centre is offering a ‘dress rehearsal’ for local people planning to cook Christmas dinner. How to Cook the Perfect Christmas Dinner is a session on December 8 at Hainworth Wood Community Centre. Organiser Rachael Neild said: “We... Read More...

Halloween for Wild Woods kids in Keighley

THE CHILDREN of Keighley’s wild woods were treated to a spooky time for Halloween. All children who attend the Wild Woods club in Park Wood and Hainworth Wood were invited to the celebration event at the Parkwood Street play area.... Read More...

Howzat! A centre for Stockbridge groups

A SPORTS club’s riverside clubhouse could become a busy community centre for Stockbridge. Riddlesden Cricket Club has offered the use of its premises to groups who need a meeting place. The idea, spearheaded by regeneration body Keighley Big Local, is... Read More...

Families flocked to day of play

PLAY Day came to Parkwood for the fourth year running, and families had a whale of a time. The recreation ground on Parkwood Street was again the focus of activities that attracted around 200 people. The local residents enjoyed a... Read More...

Big screen for Keighley Big Local

KEIGHLEY people have told their stories for a new film to be seen by community leaders nationally. Steven Rudder, maker of This Is Ours, interviewed townspeople involved in the Keighley Big Local regeneration programme. He wanted to tell separate stories... Read More...

Big Local goes global

Trying out the new Keighley Big Local website KEIGHLEY Big Local is spreading its wings to the World Wide Web. The volunteer-run regeneration group has set up a website promoting not only its own activities but other local projects. Organisers... Read More...

Big Fun with Big Local

BIG FUN came to Riddlesden thanks to Big Local and the village’s cricket club. Riddlesden Cricket Club hosted a summer fun day for families at their ground on the banks of the River Aire. The event, which included the teenage... Read More...

Keighley entrepreneurs showing the Big Local way

SOCIAL entrepreneurs in Keighley have been enlisted to help promote a major new grant scheme in the town. Big Local has teamed up with social enterprise body UnLtd to offer up to £50,000 to people with ideas for businesses that... Read More...

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