George Galloway attacked in the street

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

10:26am Saturday 30th August 2014

CONTROVERSIAL Bradford West MP George Galloway has spent the night in hospital after he was beaten up in the street.

Bradford man, 67, jailed for 12 years for raping and abusing three little girls

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ian Burbank

7:13am Saturday 30th August 2014

A 67-YEAR-OLD man has been jailed for 12 years for raping and abusing three little girls.

Taxi trapped on canal bridge as it swings out over the waterway

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The vehicle stuck on the bridge

7:08am Saturday 30th August 2014

MOTORISTS have been warned to always obey warning lights after a Bradford taxi driver became trapped on a swing bridge over a waterway.

Bradford hospital chiefs vow to improve meals for patients after low score in national league table

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Royal Infirmary

7:44am Saturday 30th August 2014

BRADFORD hospital chiefs have vowed to dish up improved meals for patients after scoring low in a national league table.

Bradford primary school pupils make progress in reading and maths - but not as quickly as children nationally

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A teacher during a lesson

8:57am Saturday 30th August 2014

THE number of pupils making progress in reading and maths in the district's primary schools has increased - but Bradford Council admits it has to "close the gap" with the rest of the country.

Spectacular light shows and aerial performances among upcoming City Park attractions

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Spark! will be one of the street theatre acts for the Spellbound show at City Park on Saturday, October 2.

6:16am Saturday 30th August 2014

SPECTACULAR light shows, pyrotechnic street theatre, illuminated aerial performance and giant chess sets are just some of the attractions to come at City Park over the autumn and winter.

Bradford councillor demands answers from police over recording of child protection crimes

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CRITICISM: The way some crimes have been recorded by West Yorkshire Police has been criticised by HMIC

5:32am Saturday 30th August 2014

A LEADING Bradford councillor has demanded an explanation from police after it was revealed one in ten referrals from other agencies, like child protection, were not recorded as crimes.

Masked man who terrorised his family with meat cleaver is spared jail

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

8:07am Saturday 30th August 2014

A MASKED man who terrorised his family with a meat cleaver after suffering a mental breakdown has been spared an immediate prison sentence.

Rotarian clocks up 50 years with the Bradford club

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: David Pollard (centre) celebrates his 50 years of membership of the Bradford Rotary Club with President of Bradford Rotary Club Manuj Joshi (left) and District Governor Rod Walmsley (right) at an event held in Springbank Place.

6:59am Saturday 30th August 2014

A BRADFORD organisation has honoured one of its longest serving members, who has been involved in the group for half a century.

Police want to speak man in connection with theft of wallet on Ilkley to Leeds train

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (9803036)

8:19am Saturday 30th August 2014

BRITISH Transport Police want to speak this man in connection with the theft of a wallet on a train.

Proposed fence proves controversial

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (7242087)

2:42pm Saturday 30th August 2014

OBJECTIONS to the fencing off of a front garden in a Sutton-in-Craven cul-de-sac were "silly'" according to a district councillor.

Woman fined £90 for wasting police time over Bradford 'robbery'

9:11am Saturday 30th August 2014

A WOMAN has been fined £90 for wasting police time after lying to officers that she had been robbed in Bradford.

Buttershaw children get surprise treat from police

8:03am Saturday 30th August 2014

CHILDREN got a surprise treat while being told by police in Bradford about the dangers of using off-road motorbikes and quad bikes.

Hunt under way for masked attacker after four attempted robberies in less than 24 hours

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

4:34pm Friday 29th August 2014

POLICE are hunting a masked attacker after two people were hurt in four attempted robberies in Bradford and Keighley.

Bingley Music Live gets under way with Shed Seven top act

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:14pm Friday 29th August 2014

THOUSANDS of Bingley Live revellers eased their way into the festival tonight.

Fire-hit Bradford mill razed to the ground

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Thomas Crompton stands in front of the demolished Ivy Mills on Mill Lane, Bradford.

6:11pm Friday 29th August 2014

AN ICONIC mill has been razed to the ground, leaving 2,500 tonnes of rubble in its place.

West Yorkshire Police treated some rape and violence offences as non-crimes, damning inspection report finds

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: BENEFITS CALL: Shipley MP Philip Davies

6:02am Friday 29th August 2014

SOME cases of rape and violence were not classified as crimes by West Yorkshire Police, a damning report has found.

Raiders caught on CCTV at Bradford shop

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

3:13pm Friday 29th August 2014

THESE two men were captured on CCTV in the middle of a night-time raid on a shop in Bradford.

Pair hunted after raid at Oxenhope store

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police warning after thefts in car parks

1:41pm Friday 29th August 2014

TWO raiders are being hunted by police after breaking into a shop in Oxenhope today.

Complaints about hospitals rise in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Royal Infirmary

7:46am Friday 29th August 2014

WRITTEN complaints to the NHS Trust in charge of two of the district's hospitals have risen by almost a quarter in the last year, with a patient group warning that the new figures may only be "the tip of the iceberg."

Police hunt convicted burglar for breaching prison licence

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: WANTED: Jason Green

5:38pm Friday 29th August 2014

POLICE are warning people not to approach a Bradford burglar wanted on recall to prison.

Planners' report on controversial Thackley homes development provokes howls of protest

5:31am Friday 29th August 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL 270 home development at Cote Farm, Thackley, has been recommended for approval by Bradford planners to the dismay of objectors.

Man accused of acting as a doctor to submit fraudulent medical reports

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Rizwan Qayum leaves Magistrates' Court after an earlier hearing

8:16pm Friday 29th August 2014

A MAN accused of acting as a doctor to submit fraudulent medical reports to claims management companies is to stand trial on October 13 at Bradford Crown Court.

Community-inspired artwork bound to turn heads in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An image depicting Bradford artist, David Hockney, appears in new artwork around Knowles Park

7:10pm Friday 29th August 2014

THE finishing touches are being put to a community inspired project that is bound to turn heads.

Community-inspired artwork bound to turn heads in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An image depicting Bradford artist, David Hockney, appears in new artwork around Knowles Park

7:08pm Friday 29th August 2014

THE finishing touches are being put to a community inspired project that is bound to turn heads.

Two teenage women jailed for racially-aggravated violence at McDonald's restaurant

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

7:49am Friday 29th August 2014

TWO teenage women have been locked up after a frying bucket was hurled and a glass door smashed in racially-aggravated violence at a McDonald's restaurant.

Bradford becomes first council in country to stop logging numbers who quit smoking

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: GOING ALONE: Joanne Nykol, tobacco lead for Bradford Council, with Sufyaan Mia and Raija Begum, smokeless tobacco advisors, with a selection of smokeless tobacco products

6:32am Friday 29th August 2014

BRADFORD Council has become the first local authority in the country to opt out of collecting data about people quitting smoking, saying monitoring the issue using old NHS targets is "not an effective use of taxpayers' money".

Deer rescued after getting trapped in railings

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

3:42pm Friday 29th August 2014

RSPCA officers rescued an injured deer stuck between the railings of a gate in the district.

Time running our for campaigners battling to save Wibsey care home

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:52am Friday 29th August 2014

TIME is running out for a campaigning couple battling to save a residential home from closure.

Thorp Garth church’s fate set to be decided

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Extra classrooms plan for Menston primary school

2:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

PLANS to redevelop a former Methodist church could be moving forwards four years after permission was granted to convert it into an enterprise centre.

Peat restoration work in Bradford proves a big success

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

1:10pm Friday 29th August 2014

MORE than 2,000 hectares of damaged peat in West Yorkshire has been restored since last year as part of a £9 million project to improve drinking water quality.

Surge in metal thefts from power network

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

1:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

THERE has been a surge in metal thefts from the power network in West Yorkshire.

Police watchdog hosts youth event in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:50pm Friday 29th August 2014

THE Independent Police Complaints Commission held a youth event in Bradford to help improve young people’s confidence in the police complaints system.

The bleak beauty of Victorian asylums that masked hidden horrors

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Historian and author Mark Davis at the cemetery at High Royds

9:32am Friday 29th August 2014

VICTORIAN asylums have long been places of mystery, inspiring folk tales and horror stories.

Arrests made in connection with derby match - but majority of City and Leeds supporters praised for their behaviour

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A flare is set off amongst the Leeds fans

10:07am Thursday 28th August 2014

DESPITE making two arrests for public order offences related to last night's local derby between Bradford City and Leeds United, police have praised both sets of supporters as a "credit to their clubs."

Hospital food under fire at BRI

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Royal Infirmary

6:54pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THE food served to patients at Bradford Royal Infirmary comes under fire today, in new official ‘league tables’.

Alarm as thousands of poorest Bradford children miss out on free school meals

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:02am Thursday 28th August 2014

AROUND 2,000 poor Bradford children are missing out on their free school meals, alarmed MPs are warning.

Six years jail for man who 'heard voices in his head' before stabbing girlfriend

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: JAILED: Robert Low lunged repeatedly at his partner with a knife

4:34pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A 48-YEAR-OLD man has been branded a public danger and jailed for six years for stabbing his partner with a vegetable knife after hearing voices telling him to attack her.

Major Bradford mill fire thought to have been started accidentally

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Firefighters returned to Mill Street yesterday  after a hotspot  discovered

3:59pm Thursday 28th August 2014

FIRE investigators believe the blaze that destroyed a four-storey mill in Bradford over the Bank Holiday weekend was an accident.

Van driver, 24, arrested after drugs haul found in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police warning after thefts in car parks

9:29am Thursday 28th August 2014

A 24-year-old man was in police custody today after being arrested on suspicion of possessing Class A drugs with an intent to supply.

Two historic Bradford pubs mentioned in new guide

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: William Wagstaff , owner of The New Beehive in Westgate, in the pub's impressive interior

6:23am Thursday 28th August 2014

TWO Bradford pubs have made it into CAMRA's new guide to hostelries with real historic significance in Yorkshire and the Humber .

Woman drink driver jailed for three years for causing death of Skipton hotelier

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: JAILED: Debbie Barker.

5:44pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A 43-YEAR-old woman who was almost twice over the legal drink drive limit has been jailed for three years for causing the death of a Skipton hotelier.

Nuisance vehicles seized by police in Odsal

4:06pm Thursday 28th August 2014

AN off-road motorbike and a quad bike have been seized by police after distressing residents in Odsal.

Handyman who burgled his elderly employer's home jailed for 18 months

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

7:13am Thursday 28th August 2014

A HANDYMAN who sneaked back at night to burgle his elderly employer's home has been jailed for 18 months.

Councillor calls for pigeon feeding zone in Bradford suburb

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CALLS: Councillor Mohammed Shafiq (right) and resident Abdul Qayum

5:27pm Thursday 28th August 2014

PEOPLE who want to feed pigeons in a Bradford suburb should have a designated place to go to, according to one councillor.

'Icely' does it: Bulls stars take part in Ice Bucket Challenge

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Bulls players take part in the Ice Bucket Challenge

4:50pm Thursday 28th August 2014

BRADFORD Bulls stars showed their steel by having buckets of ice water emptied over their heads for charity.

Residents encouraged to unite against drug dealing menace

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Fulzar Ahmed, right, with others concerned about drug dealing in Lawkholme

8:09am Thursday 28th August 2014

RESIDENTS have been urged to take action to rid their neighbourhood of the scourge of drug dealing.

Heritage guardians bemoan mill blaze as more of Bradford's history is lost forever

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford historian Nigel Grizzard

7:28am Thursday 28th August 2014

SIX days after fire tore through another of Bradford's iconic mills, it seems the four-storey building in Mill Street has had a temporary reprieve before it is eventually and inevitably razed to the ground.

English Heritage praised for stance over controversial homes plan in Apperley Bridge

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CONTROVERSY:  The photomontage of the proposed development

6:47am Thursday 28th August 2014

ENGLISH Heritage as been praised for continuing to criticise plans to build modern duplex apartments on a hillside overlooking the canal and conservation area at Simpson Green, Apperley Bridge.

Keighley motorcyclist hurt in crash

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The crash in Skipton Road, Keighley

5:21pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST was taken to hospital after he was injured in a crash with a car in Skipton Road, near Beechcliffe roundabout, Keighley, today.




Bradford school closures

- All PTS services are currently fully operational. Please check the status of other school bus services in particular Mybus - (link)

Bradford City Council 8:07pm Sat 30 Aug 14

- There are currently no known problems with the PTS bus service -

(Full Closure) Dixons Marchbank Academy (link)

Bradford City Council 2:31pm Fri 6 Jun 14

Closure due to extensive building works. Parents have been informed.

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