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  • 08/04/2014 - Skipton's Big Night Out on 16th May
    Skipton is gearing up for its first 'Big Night Out' next month. It will be no ordinary night out and follows the success of towns and cities across the UK in celebrating 'Museums at Night' weekends in a big way.
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Craven rescuers win funds but need donations

Craven’s two rescue teams have welcomed the news that the Government is to give an extra £250,000 of funding to mountain rescue teams across England and Wales in 2015-2016.

Ten accused of £1.6m fraud

Ten people accused of defrauding an elderly woman out of £1.6 million while acting as her carers have had their cases committed to Bradford Crown Court.

Steeton pupils explore Easter traditions

Chocs away! Pupils of Steeton Primary School vied to win chocolate bunnies by rolling eggs as far as they could.

Most patients at Airedale say they are treated with dignity

Most patients referred to Airedale Hospital feel they are treated with dignity and respect, a new survey has shown.