Man pleads guilty to Bradford double murder

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Austin Brayford, who has pleaded guilty to double murder

6:55am Saturday 20th September 2014

A 37-YEAR-OLD Bradford man is behind bars awaiting life sentences after pleading guilty to double murder.

Concerns raised over person chosen to lead Bradford Safeguarding Children Board

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Debbie Davies, Conservative group spokesman for children's services

5:02am Saturday 20th September 2014

CONCERNS have been raised over the person chosen to lead a board which works to keep local children safe from harm.

Former Alhambra Sunbeams return to the stage for glittering gala concert

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Former Sunbeams taking part in the Alhambra's centenary

7:35am Saturday 20th September 2014

FORMER members of the Alhambra Sunbeams, the panto dance troupe which has been entertaining Bradford audiences for a century, will return to the theatre's stage tonight for a glittering gala concert.

Gardeners across Bradford celebrate success in Yorkshire in Bloom Awards

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Shipley celebrates success in the Yorkshire in Bloom awards. Left to right, Patrick Harris, Yvonne Crossley (Shipley Town Centre manager) and Simon Lawrence. At the front are Suzanne Longley, Thomas Scaife and Tom Ager

5:54am Saturday 20th September 2014

INSPIRED gardeners across the Bradford district have won barrow loads of praise in this year's Yorkshire in Bloom Awards.

Audit finds that Bradford Council is using taxpayers' money effectively.

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Lynne Smith

8:01am Saturday 20th September 2014

AN independent audit has found that Bradford Council is using taxpayers' money efficiently and effectively.

Bradford dad whose son died from meningitis warns parents to be on their guard against the disease

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford dad Ian Wilkinson, who lost his son Kyle to meningitis in 1999, works with the Meningitis Research Foundation to promote awareness of the disease.

7:14am Saturday 20th September 2014

A BRADFORD father has warned parents not to "drop their guard" against the dangers of meningitis, despite advances in vaccines available to treat the disease.

Trading Standards investigate after Bradford couple complain about roofing company

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Doreen and Malcolm Rider, who are unhappy at work carried out on the roof of their house in Odsal

6:05am Saturday 20th September 2014

TRADING Standards officers are investigating after a Bradford couple complained they had paid £800 for roofing and guttering work that now needed to be re-done.

Bradford teenager given highest honour in the cadet forces

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Alice Peace

7:33am Saturday 20th September 2014

TEENAGE cadet Jake Berry from Bradford has been awarded a top honour.

Caseload grows for support service for male grooming victims

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: SUPPORT NEEDED: Phil Mitchell, co-ordinator of the Blast project

6:50am Saturday 20th September 2014

A UNIQUE Bradford project which works only with boys and young men at risk of sexual exploitation is facing an increased demand for its services.

Bradford politicians welcome Scotland's decision to remain in UK

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:13pm Friday 19th September 2014

FIGURES from across the political spectrum in Bradford are thanking Scots for voting to stay in the Union.

Bradford man on trial over £37 million heroin smuggling plot

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: HAUL: The packets of heroin found in the Jaguar

6:02am Friday 19th September 2014

A BRADFORD man was part of a plot to smuggle heroin with a street value of £37 million found hidden in a Jaguar being imported into the UK, a court heard.

University of Bradford climbs eight places in annual guide to country's best universities

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford University's Vice Chancellor, Brian Cantor, talking to student Peter Schaal at the opening of the new engineering lab

5:27pm Friday 19th September 2014

THE University of Bradford has risen eight places in a prestigious annual guide to the best British Universities.

Former Bradford City footballer appears in court over alleged match-fixing conspiracy

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Delroy Facey in action for Bradford City

2:33pm Friday 19th September 2014

A former Bradford City footballer has appeared in court after being charged over an alleged match-fixing conspiracy.

Drive to secure greater powers for Yorkshire gathers pace

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: BID:  Council leaders want Yorkshire top be given greater powers

5:02am Friday 19th September 2014

THE drive to secure greater powers for Yorkshire in the wake of the Scottish referendum is gathering pace.

Hospital admissions for alcohol-related liver disease on rise in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: WARNING: Dr Paul Southern, a consultant hepatologist at Bradford Royal Infirmary

6:33am Friday 19th September 2014

THE number of hospital admissions for alcoholic-related liver disease is on the increase in large parts of the Bradford district, new figures have revealed.

VIDEO: New £9 million airline training base opens in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: WELCOME: Vicky Byrne invites you onboard the crew training cabin at the Jet2.com training facility

6:26am Friday 19th September 2014

TRAINEE airline staff are hitting new heights after Jet2.com officially opened its new £9.5 million training centre in Bradford.

Drug-fuelled Allerton mugger jailed for three years

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Dean Whittaker

7:25pm Friday 19th September 2014

A DRUG-FUELLED mugger who headbutted a man in the face and punched him up to five times to steal his wallet and phone has been jailed for three years.

Bradford stepfather cleared of breaking girl's arm and beating her with stick

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Blind and partially deaf man denies conspiracy to supply class A drugs

3:04pm Friday 19th September 2014

A BRADFORD stepfather has been cleared of breaking a four-year-old girl's arm and beating her with a stick.

Police are looking to trace pair over Bradford dogs attack

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lee Flatt who was attacked by two dogs on the Buttershaw estate.

1:41pm Friday 19th September 2014

DETECTIVES investigating a savage dog attack on a father-of-three want to speak to a paper boy and a young mum who fled for safety.

VIDEO: Opera fans pop up with fine voices at museum, market and library

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Opera singers, David Owen-Lewis and Pauline Thulborn, surprise readers with a 'Pop-up Opera' at City Library

2:19pm Friday 19th September 2014

OPERA seeped into some unexpected places yesterday as a number of pop up performances took passers by by surprise.

VIDEO: Robin drinks fresh Aire in 112-mile charity canoe challenge

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Robin Taylor who is raising money for Aquabox Water Filters by canoeing the length of the River Aire

12:59pm Friday 19th September 2014

A BRADFORD man washed down a bacon sandwich with some water from the River Aire when he stopped in Bingley during a 112-mile charity challenge.

Much to be done to tackle high rates of tooth decay among district's children, report warns

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CONCERN: High rates of tooth decay among under fives remains a concern for Bradford health chiefs

7:32am Friday 19th September 2014

HIGH rates of tooth decay among Bradford's under fives will again come under scrutiny by health chiefs next week.

£1.5m new lab helps Bradford University keep its first class technology status

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford University's Vice Chancellor, Brian Cantor, talking to student Peter Schaal at the opening of the new engineering lab

5:24am Friday 19th September 2014

A £1.5 million technology laboratory has been opened at Bradford University as part of its push to cement its position as a world leader in technology courses.

Man who set fire to his Bradford flat jailed for three years

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: David Foster

3:22pm Friday 19th September 2014

A MAN who set fire to his flat to kill himself because his life was "meaningless" has been jailed for three years.

Football tournament to be held in memory of Kallum McCarter

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: TRIBUTE: Donna Howard and Gavin Meakin wearing tee-shirts paying tribute to Kallum McCarter

5:32am Friday 19th September 2014

A FOOTBALL tournament and fun day is being held tomorrow in memory of a 20-year-old man who died after a car crash in Queensbury.

Arts company celebrates 75th anniversary of The Wizard of Oz with parade of 'Dorothys' in City Park

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (10548057)

1:07pm Friday 19th September 2014

IT will be a case of 'There's no place like Bradford' when 75 women and girls promenade, in ruby slippers, through City Park.

Open meeting to discuss ideas for next year's Bradford Pride

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Dorothy and the Lion enjoying Wizard of Oz festivities in Centenary Square at this year's Bradford Pride

1:01pm Friday 19th September 2014

AN open meeting to brainstorm ideas on next year's Bradford Pride event will be held next week.

'At risk' Bradford patients are urged to get flu jab

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 'At risk' Bradford patients are urged to get flu jab

1:37pm Friday 19th September 2014

People in at-risk groups are being urged to get their flu jabs before the onset of winter.

Campaign group blasts removal of trees in town centre

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The site of one of the removed trees

1:39pm Friday 19th September 2014

COUNCIL chiefs have defended their decision to chop down trees on one of Keighley’s busiest main streets.

University clubs to play rugby game in murdered student’s memory

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: MEMORIAL: Murder victim Tony Ho

1:43pm Friday 19th September 2014

A MURDERED student will be remembered when the University of Bradford's two rugby clubs tonight play for a trophy in his memory.

Search Station offers jobs, volunteering and utilities advice in Braithwaite

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Community development worker Karen Wadsworth, right, and Rainbow Centre adminsitrator Rebecca Simmonds with the search service equipment (10477353)

3:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

THE SEARCH Station is up and running at the Rainbow Children’s Centre in Braithwaite, Keighley.

Pub fundraiser to be held for boy, 8, in cancer battle

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Shane Edwards

2:08pm Friday 19th September 2014

A CHARITY event will take place on Sunday to help raise funds for an eight-year-old Bradford boy who is battling cancer for a second time.

Rogue travel agents target Hajj pilgrims in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: WARNING: David Lodge, head of West Yorkshire Trading Standards, has warned rogue travel agents will be prosecuted

5:51pm Thursday 18th September 2014

TRADING standards officials have found large numbers of businesses in Bradford selling Hajj packages for those embarking on a pilgrimage next month cannot guarantee customers' cash.

Two men jailed for 'savage' attack on man falsely accused of rape

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: JAILED: Brian Siddle was sentenced to eight years

3:35pm Thursday 18th September 2014

TWO men "meted out their own savage justice" after a woman claimed she had been raped, a court heard.

Firefighters free woman, 26, after car crashes into house in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police are continuing to investigate the crash

12:09pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A WOMAN was taken to hospital after a Vauxhall Astra she was driving crashed into a house in Cote Lane, Allerton, Bradford, early today .

English Heritage objects to demolition of listed cemetery chapel in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:41am Thursday 18th September 2014

ENGLISH Heritage has objected to proposals to knock down a derelict listed cemetery chapel in Bradford - the only remaining Victorian one of its scale in the city.

Think what you eat is the message as Europe-wide health project starts in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Preparing vegetables as part of the We love to Eat event is chef Andie Laidlaw, of Bradford Ministry of Food

6:01pm Thursday 18th September 2014

AN AMBITIOUS Europe-wide healthy eating project began in City Park, Bradford, today as people were asked to sign up and say "We Love Eating".

Man found guilty over sex act on train that frightened teenage girl

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: GUILTY: Christopher Grojec outside court

3:57pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A MAN who was found guilty of performing a sexual act on a train in front of a "scared" teenager claimed he was just scratching himself.

Appeal to help trace mum of dead baby found at Bradford waste depot

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Associated Waste Management’s depot

2:58pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Fresh appeals have been made to trace the mother of a new-born baby boy, found dead at a waste depot in Bradford a year ago.

Otley-based conductor suspended from post after appearing in court accused of sex offences

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: RL st. josephs rc primary school otley new ccycle rack thanks to parent joseph cullen. from front, malachy cullen, louise poole, daniel cullen, corey mcgrath, milly rennie (10492293)

3:53pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A GRAMMY Award winning conductor from Otley has appeared in court accused of sexual offences.

VIDEO: Buttershaw dog attack victim says 'I thought my life was over'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lee Flatt who was attacked by two dogs on the Buttershaw estate.

6:59am Thursday 18th September 2014

A DOG attack victim said he thought he was going to be killed as he was mauled by two banned American Pit Bulls in a "terrifying" incident on a Bradford street.

Tesco unveils plans for Haworth store

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Rebecca Poulsen outside the Royal Oak pub in Haworth, earmarked as a Tesco store

6:02am Thursday 18th September 2014

A SUPERMARKET giant is planning to turn a Haworth pub into a convenience store and create up to 20 jobs - but traders fear it could kill off their businesses.

Man cleared of using Taser to frighten people in street

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

5:26am Thursday 18th September 2014

A 58-YEAR-OLD man has been cleared of frightening women and children in the street with a Taser stun gun.

Wedding brawl man is spared jail over waiter attack

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Blind and partially deaf man denies conspiracy to supply class A drugs

1:50pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A GUEST who attacked a part-time waiter at a wedding celebration has been spared an immediate prison sentence.

Jail for man who broke former wife's ribs

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: JAILED: Paul Modley

5:47am Thursday 18th September 2014

A MAN who beat up his former wife, breaking her ribs and covering her in bruises, has been jailed for 27 months.

Safety measures at Keighley weir would cost £250,000

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Tinker Bridge on the North Beck, between Fell Lane and North Dean Road, Keighley

5:43am Thursday 18th September 2014

SAFETY improvements at a Keighley weir where a young boy was critically injured would cost £250,000, it has been revealed.

Number of City fans arrested and banned revealed by Home Office

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: TROUBLE: A flare was set off amongst the Bradford fans at the Rotherham VS Bradford FA Cup game last November.

5:33am Thursday 18th September 2014

MORE than 30 Bradford City fans were arrested last season and 56 are currently subject to football banning orders, Home Office figures have revealed.

City centre fracas sparks major police response

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police activity in Sunbridge Road, Bradford

2:06am Thursday 18th September 2014

A FRACAS in Bradford city centre sparked a major police response yesterday afternoon, with witnesses reporting groups of people fighting in the street.

Baildon pair to head off on 2,000 mile charity cycle challenge

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Baildon charity cyclists Paul Kearns landlord of Bull's Head (left) and Steve Tindall set off for Spain on Sunday.

7:33pm Thursday 18th September 2014

TWO Baildon cyclists begin a 2,000 mile sponsored ride to Spain this Sunday spurred on by their shared love for the same woman.

Vietnamese men arrested in immigration raid on Guiseley beauticians

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

3:19pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A BEAUTICIANS in Guiseley has been raided by immigration officers, which led to the arrest of two Vietnamese men.




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