Masked robbers threaten shopkeeper with baseball bat in terrifying Baildon raid

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Man shot in chest in targeted attack in Bradford

10:52am Wednesday 1st October 2014

TWO masked robbers, one wielding baseball bat, carried out a terrifying raid at a shop in Baildon last night.

New row erupts over controversial home care cuts

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jeanette Sunderland

6:32am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL cut to home care for the elderly and disabled has seen only a tiny fraction of people lose their entitlement, it has emerged.

Bradford set to go science mad during month-long festival

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ian Dunne, who is running some of the school workshops at the event. (10934536)

7:30am Wednesday 1st October 2014

BRADFORD will go science mad over the next month as the annual Science Festival is held throughout the whole of October for the first time.

Motorists benefit from supermarkets fuel price war

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Thomas Crompton

6:04am Wednesday 1st October 2014

MOTORISTS are to benefit from the latest supermarket fuel price wars with first Sainsbury's then Tesco slashing the price of unleaded petrol and diesel by up to five pence a litre.

Area code needed from today to make local calls in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: LEAD Technologies Inc. V1.01 (10925270)

3:37am Wednesday 1st October 2014

PEOPLE are being reminded that as of today the 01274 area code will be needed to make local calls in the Bradford telephone area over a landline.

Bleak times and humour are portrayed in new play

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:54pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

BRADFORD'S rich film heritage dates back to the 1890s, when early silent movies were first screened in the city.

T&A staff taking to the streets for City Runs Crocus appeal fundraiser

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: TEAM: Some of the Telegraph and Argus staff taking part in City Runs in aid of the T&A Crocus Cancer Appeal

3:21pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

TELEGRAPH & Argus staff are limbering up to take to the streets of Bradford in support of our charity appeal.

Ilkley prepares to welcome celebrities to renowned literature festival

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Poet Laureate Andrew Motion

5:59am Wednesday 1st October 2014

ILKLEY will be bursting with wordy-wise folk when the town's internationally renowned literature festival gets underway on Friday.

Record number of children adopted in Yorkshire - but Bradford figure remains static

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Education secretary Nicky Morgan

5:36am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A RECORD number of children have been adopted in Yorkshire and the Humber in the last 12 months.

Police hunt two men after boy, 8, offered sweets in feared abduction attempt in Bradford

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

4:22pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

POLICE are hunting two men after sweets were offered to an eight-year-old boy in Bradford, in a feared attempted abduction last night.

Five Bradford men jailed for their role in north's largest cannabis factory

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: JAILED: Aidan Kent Panwar was jailed for five years and three months

6:19pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A JUDGE has jailed 12 men, including five from Bradford, for their part in what is thought to be the largest cannabis growing operation in the north with an estimated annual yield of more than £2 million.

Three arrested over assault in Bradford that left victim with life-changing injuries

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police guard a cordon in Hollybank Road, Great Horton

4:53pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Police investigating a vicious assault in Bradford, which left the victim with "life-changing" injuries, yesterday arrested three people in connection with the attack.

'Wicked' Bradford child rapist jailed for 11 years

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: WICKED: Paedophile Christopher Flood was jailed for 11 years

5:37pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A WICKED child rapist who groomed a terrified 13-year-old girl and blackmailed her into silence has been imprisoned for 11 years.

Woman admits stealing more than £6,500 from her elderly mother

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Geoffrey and Christine Arnold outside Bradford and Keighley Magistrates' Court

5:19pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A woman, who admitted stealing more than £6,000 from her vulnerable elderly mother, has been warned she is facing custody.

Woman injured in three-car collision on M606 motorway into Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Woman injured in three-car collision on M606 motorway into Bradford

10:47am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A THREE-CAR smash is causing delays on the M606 into Bradford this morning.

Woman in court charged with assisting man accused of attempted murder in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: SHOOTING: The scene of the shooting in Longfield Drive, Bradford, in May this year

2:24pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A WOMAN appeared in court today, accused of assisting a man who is charged with attempted murder.

Dentist punched ex-partner in the stomach, court told

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jonathan Cape outside Bradford Crown Court

6:35am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A DENTIST punched his ex-partner forcefully in the stomach when she called at his home to collect her pet rabbits the day after the couple split up, a jury at Bradford Crown Court heard yesterday.

Cinema chain takes over operation of National Media Museum's three screens

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An images of the Media Museum

5:13pm Monday 29th September 2014

THE two cinemas and Imax screen at the National Media Museum are to be operated by Picturehouse Cinemas from this month, in a bid to boost audience figures and revenue.

Uncle savagely attacked niece's secret lover to uphold family honour, court told

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: JAILED:  Ishfaq Azam was jailed for five years and four months

6:34pm Monday 29th September 2014

THREE men carried out a ferocious street attack on a young woman relative's secret lover to uphold their family honour, a court heard.

UPDATED: Motorway traffic returning to normal after lorry fire

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police are appealing for information about the M62 crash

8:16am Tuesday 30th September 2014

RUSH-HOUR traffic was at a standstill on the M62 near Brighouse after a lorry caught fire this morning, but the incident has since been cleared.

Three Bradford district community groups to receive royal award

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Volunteers and users of the Bradford South and West Live at Home Scheme, which is set to receive a 2014 Duke of York's Community Initiative award.

7:19am Tuesday 30th September 2014

THREE community groups based in the Bradford district have been named among a select band of projects set to receive a prestigious royal award next month.

Giant sculpture to arrive in Bradford in effort to raise awareness of slavery

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:18am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A GIANT sculpture of a wrapped present will be in Bradford city centre in a striking bid to raise awareness of modern day slavery.

Old meets new at Keighley bus museum open day

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Keighley town mayor Coun Graham Mitchell with the old and new Routemasters

9:51am Tuesday 30th September 2014

AN OPEN day in Keighley was just the ticket for bus enthusiasts.

Tooth decay rates for Bradford's three-year-olds among worst in country

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: ACTION: Councillor Vanda Greenwood said work was being done to reduce tooth decay rates

12:03am Tuesday 30th September 2014

BRADFORD'S three-year-olds have some of the worst rates of tooth decay in the country, the first national survey of the age group has found.

Former Morrisons executive charged with insider dealing

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Profits at Morrisons supermarket dived by more than half after the supermarket chain's sales were savaged in the industry's ongoing price war.

4:11pm Monday 29th September 2014

A FORMER senior executive at Bradford-based supermarket chain Morrisons has been charged with two offences of insider dealing, the City regulator said today.

Road closed after pedestrian injured in Queensbury collision

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

12:36pm Monday 29th September 2014

A pedestrian has been taken to Bradford Royal Infirmary after he was injured in a collision with a van in Queensbury this morning.

Cabbie jailed for sexually abusing pensioner

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

4:44pm Monday 29th September 2014

A CABBIE caught on camera sexually abusing an 81-year-old dementia sufferer in her own home has been jailed for 15 months.

Bradford tot choked to death after swallowing inch-long screw, inquest hears

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Four-month-old baby girl died from 'unexplained' suffocation  at Bradford home, inquest told

2:37pm Monday 29th September 2014

A CORONER has told the devastated parents of a tot who choked to death on an inch-long screw that no-one was to blame for the tragedy.

Grand designs revealed for City Park offices

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: REGENERATION: Bradford Council leader David Green at the site of the former Tyrls police station which will make way for three office blocks

6:02am Monday 29th September 2014

GRAND designs have been unveiled for a new office development forming one of the central planks of the city centre's regeneration.

Changes to maternity care at BRI provoke concern from health unions

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The maternity unit at Bradford Royal Infirmary

5:32am Monday 29th September 2014

CHANGES have been made to maternity care at Bradford Royal Infirmary against a backdrop of concerns from two unions.

Judge issues arrest warrant for Bradford man accused of operating illegal food businesses

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: WARRANT: Judge Neil Davey QC issued a warrant for the arrest of Yakub Moosa Yusuf

6:04pm Monday 29th September 2014

A WARRANT for the arrest of a Bradford man charged with operating illegal food businesses has been issued by a judge after he failed to attend court today.

Site being sought in Bradford for new school for expelled pupils

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CUTS: Michael Jameson, the Council's strategic director children’s services, has blamed Government spending cuts

6:32am Monday 29th September 2014

BRADFORD Council is searching for a site to set up a new specialist school to teach pupils who have been expelled from mainstream education.

Route and timetable changes for airport bus services take place next month

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Martin Love

6:34pm Monday 29th September 2014

CHANGES are to take place next month on airport bus services which include timetable alterations to better suit flight times as well as shift patterns of airport employees.

Patients in Bradford to be given control of healthcare budgets

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Carers' Resource is one of two charities operating the scheme across Bradford

7:04am Monday 29th September 2014

BRADFORD residents with complex medical needs will have the option to take over their own healthcare budget from this week in a development which promises an improved quality of life.

Group for visually impaired seeks new recruits after securing Lottery cash

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: APPEAL: The Holme Wood Visually Impaired Persons group with chairman Paul Robinson (centre) and VIP members Danny Walker and Brenda Hamilton

5:34pm Monday 29th September 2014

A PROJECT which aims to improve the health of Bradford's visually impaired people has mounted an appeal for new members.

Rural communities could lose out in Bradford's children's centre shake-up, claim Tories

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cllr Malcolm Sykes

8:02am Monday 29th September 2014

CONCERNS have been raised that a shake-up of Bradford's network of children's centres will leave the district's rural areas at a disadvantage.

Immigration chiefs pledge tough action over gay sham marriages

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: James Brokenshire, immigration and security minister

7:03am Monday 29th September 2014

IMMIGRATION officers are pledging to take tough action to ensure a new same sex sham marriage scam does not spread to Bradford.

Long-standing chairman of Bradford community organisation to step down

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Dr Mohammed Salam.

3:37pm Monday 29th September 2014

THE long-standing chairman of a community organisation has announced he is to step down.

Supermarket giant apologies after pork sausage roll found in pack of vegetarian pastries

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: COMPLAINT: Rabia Qureshi with the pack of cheese and onion rolls which contained pork

5:32am Monday 29th September 2014

A STUDENT has complained to supermarket giant Asda after she found a pork sausage roll in a packet of vegetarian pastries.

Music and beer festival returns to Keighley and Worth Valley Railway

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Beers are served among steam engines during the 2013 Keighley and Worth Valley Railway beer festival

12:52pm Monday 29th September 2014

AN EVENT this month on the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway is being billed as the “longest beer festival around”.

Bradford minibus driver admits causing death by dangerous driving after M62 hen party crash

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Minibus driver James Johnson

11:40am Monday 29th September 2014

A BRADFORD minibus driver has admitted causing death by dangerous driving following the M62 hen party crash in which teenager Bethany Jones was killed.

Man seriously injured in crash after police pursuit

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: police accident

8:20am Monday 29th September 2014

THE driver of a car involved in a police chase suffered "serious injuries" when he crashed into a tree.

FA reveals goal to encourage more ethnic minority players into football with community schemes

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

3:27pm Monday 29th September 2014

BRADFORD could play a major role in a national push to get more Asians involved in the beautiful game.

Customer attacked in building society raid in Wyke

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: RAID: Police at the scene of the robbery in Towngate, Wyke

10:05am Sunday 28th September 2014

ROBBERS attacked a building society customer during the second violent raid in two days in Bradford.

Burst water main causes traffic misery in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CLOSED: A burst water main has led to the closure of Sticker Lane, Bradford

3:51pm Sunday 28th September 2014

A BURST water main is causing misery for motorists in Bradford this afternoon with Sticker Lane, the A6177, still closed in both directions.

Four men appear in court after £100m cocaine haul found on yacht

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: SEIZED: The yacht Makayabella being held at a naval base in County Cork after about a tonne of cocaine was found on it

10:55am Sunday 28th September 2014

FOUR men, including three from the Bradford district, have appeared in court accused of a plot to smuggle £100 million in cocaine into the UK, the National Crime Agency (NCA) has said.

Teenage pedestrian critically injured in accident with taxi in Bradford

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

10:14am Sunday 28th September 2014

A TEENAGER is critically ill in hospital after an early morning collision involving a taxi in Bradford.

Shipley MP Philip Davies insists he has no plans to follow MP pal by defecting to UKIP

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Shipley MP Philip Davies

10:30pm Sunday 28th September 2014

SHIPLEY MP Philip Davies tonight said he would “continue to work” with a Tory MP who has switched to UKIP – while insisting he had no plans to copy him.

VIDEO: Thousands of cyclists flock to Bradford's Sky Ride

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: SEND OFF: Sir Chris Hoy at the start of the Sky Ride in Bradford

4:39pm Sunday 28th September 2014

CITY Park turned fluorescent as thousands of riders wearing bright yellow bibs today took part in this year's Sky Ride in Bradford.

Two Bradford families flee homes after fires

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cat rescued from tree

12:31pm Sunday 28th September 2014

TWO families were forced to flee their homes last night as a result of accidental fires in Bradford.




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 4:06pm Wed 1 Oct 14

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

- No Schools Closed Today - (link)

Bradford City Council 4:06pm Wed 1 Oct 14

- No Schools Closed Today -

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