Police are investigating a possible attempted abduction of a 12 year old boy in Crosshills. Shortly after 4pm yesterday, 22 May 2018, a van pulled up alongside the schoolboy, who was walking alone on Keighley Road in Crosshills.
A sheep has been put down and two more suffered serious bite wounds after a dog attack. Farmer Andrew Dixon, 52, has confronted the irresponsible dog owner, whose Staffordshire bull terrier savaged the three ewes about their mouths. And, he will be handing her a bill for damages.
Police have released a CCTV image of a suspect in connection with the sale of a stolen vehicle. The black BMW 5 series was stolen during a burglary from a property on Halifax Road in Ripponden on 2 January 2018.
Keighley councillor Zafar Ali was today installed as the new Lord Mayor of Bradford. Coun Ali will serve for the civic year 2018 to 2019 and has announced Manorlands will benefit from his Lord Mayor’s Appeal.
If your children are keen to discover what lurks in the undergrowth, then they can take part in the Cliffe Castle Great Mini Beast Hunt. The hunt will involve fun activities inside the Keighley museum and in the newly-restored park grounds.
Keighley historian Ian Dewhirst MBE has picked up a Dalesman Award. The retired reference librarian was presented with the WR Mitchell Lifetime Achievement award for his prolific work as a local historian and public speaker.