A six-year-old girl is having her hair cut off to make a wig for her school friend who is suffering from cancer. Ellie Crawford from Cowling will have her hair shorn at an event in Cross Hills in Keighley.
It will then be made into a wig for eight-year-old Tyler Manley. Both children go to Glus-burn Community Primary school. Tyler has been off school since September recovering from an operation to remove a tumour from her brain.
Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has criticised councils for stockpiling cash rather than digging into their reserves to protect services and ease the pressure on council tax payers.
According to figures from the Department for Communities and Local Government, over the past two years councils in England have increased their reserve holdings by more than £5 billion to stand at £19.4 billion.
"Taxpayers will be amazed that while councils are amassing billions in secret stockpiles some are pleading poverty and raising council tax bills for hard working families," Keighley born Pickles said.
Four people are seriously ill in hospital after being in a car crash in Keighley. It happened in the early hours of this morning on West Lane at the junction of Black Sladen Street when a car crashed into a stone wall.
All four people in the car were taken to hospital suffering serious injuries. Police are appealing for witnesses.
A good teacher is worth their weight in gold and pupils and staff at Glusburn Primary School near Keighley certainly think Walter Evans ticks that box. And at 92-years-old he's possibly the oldest teaching assistant in the country.
Kate Walby has been to meet the man who gives up his time to volunteer 5 days a week at his local primary school
92 year-old Walter Evans still works as a classroom assistant in Keighley. He starts at 7.30 every morning to make tea for the staff.
Walter Evans could be the world's oldest teaching assistant. The 92 year-old served in the Second World War and helps bring Glusburn Primary School's history classes to life.
A locomotive, maintained in West Yorkshire, is to receive a top award today for the pioneering engineering behind its design. The Webb Coal Tank No. 1054 locomotive is to receive the prestigious Engineering Heritage Award from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
It is cared for by the Bahamas Locomotive Society at their Ingrow Loco Museum on the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway in Yorkshire. It now sits alongside previous award winners like E-Type Jaguar, Tower Bridge and the Vulcan Bomber as an iconic feat of British engineering.
Plans for a £120 million pound "clean energy" complex on the old Airedale Road gasworks site in Keighley have gone on display. It could create upto six hundred jobs.
The international concert pianist John Briggs has been charged with a new allegation of historic sexual abuse of a boy.
Briggs, who is from East Morton near Keighley, has already appeared in court in connection with other alleged historic sex offences.
He will face the fresh allegation at his next court appearance.
A man accused of the attempted murder of a West Yorkshire teacher in Thailand is due in court today.
Adam Pickles was left in a coma after being attacked Pattaya, where he lived and worked, in May last year. He is now at a specialist care centre in York.