Month: January 2016

Keighley jeweller set to sparkle in Strictly dance-off for charity

A Keighley jeweller is donning his sequins and sparkles for a Strictly Come Dancing style charity contest in memory of his baby son. Liam McQuaid from Airedale Shopping Centre will strut his stuff alongside his wife Anna in a bid to be crowned the champion couple in the competition. The couple aim to raise vital […]

TV stars Dan and Huw back £250,000 appeal to mark centenary of Lloyd George’s premiership

TV presenters Dan Snow and Huw Edwards have backed a £250,000 appeal to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Manchester-born David Lloyd George becoming Prime Minister. It comes as new, previously unseen photos of Lloyd George were revealed by his remaining family. The appeal was launched today by the Friends of the Lloyd George Museum, as […]

Double fun as twins become 1,000th members of Airedale Shopping Centre’s Filbert Club

Twin boys who spent the first weeks of their life in hospital have become the 1,000th members of the Filbert Club at Keighley’s Airedale Shopping Centre. And as Tyler and Jake Webster’s mum Bethan mum picked up their membership cards, they met the club’s very first member, Carol Lund, along with the nutty squirrel himself, […]

St Helens hairdresser Leanne hot foots it to raise money in grandad’s memory

A St Helens hairdresser has walked over hot coals to raise funds for charity in memory of her much-loved grandad. Leanne Burton, a stylist at Blow in Church Square Shopping Centre, took on the Stroke Association challenge – managing to cross the 1300F sizzling embers barefoot four times. The 23-year-old is raising funds for the […]