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Defenceless young mother murdered by "possessive" husband, jury told

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:29am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A YOUNG mother was murdered by her "possessive and controlling" husband when he swung a hammer at least ten times at her head while she lay defenceless in bed, a jury was told.

Breaking news Man, 69, arrested in connection with malicious letters sent to educational establishments

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

5:04pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A 69-year-old man is being questioned by police, investigating the sending of hundreds of malicious letters to educational establishments across the country, including West Yorkshire.

New Haworth bandstand attacked by vandals

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: From left, Gillian Hill and Councillor Rebecca Poulsen with the damaged bandstand power supply

7:04am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

COUNCILLORS and community campaigners have responded angrily to an attack by "mindless thugs" on Haworth Central Park's new, replacement bandstand.

Bulls track down tearful young fan and reward him with chance to lead the team out before Wigan clash

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The picture that prompted an appeal to find the tearful young fan

5:31pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Bradford Bulls have rewarded a young fan brought to tears by the club's relegation with the chance to lead the team out in their game against Wigan Warriors on Sunday.

Soaring demand for debt advice

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: People sleeping rough

7:19am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

An anti-poverty charity in Bradford has a three-month waiting list of people desperate for debt advice, it emerged last night.

Council could 'claw back' thousands of pounds in education funding from schools

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Malcolm Sykes

6:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

BRADFORD Council could attempt to "claw back" thousands of pounds in education funding that is currently being unused by the district's schools.

Concern over proposal for new bookmakers' shop in Girlington

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Residents outside Pizza Hut on Duckworth Lane that could become a bookmakers' shop

6:22am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

LOCALS fear a gang of yobs which terrorised a now-closed bookies could return if a new betting shop opens nearby.

Death of Haworth man who kept wartime Brits supplied with spuds

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Stanley Sutcliffe pictured on his 100th birthday

6:27pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A HAWORTH-born man who was pivotal in keeping Britain supplied with potatoes during the Second World War has died.

Ofsted says teaching of music is not good enough at music academy

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Nick Weller

5:53pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A primary music academy has been told it "requires improvement" by government inspectors, who say the teaching of music there is not good enough.

New Trojan Horse report is 'final proof' that Bradford links were overblown

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: MP David Ward

5:31pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A NEW report into the ‘Trojan Horse’ controversy is final proof that claims of a Bradford link were “blown out of all proportion”, an MP says.

Do you know this man police want to speak to about campaign of malicious letters to schools?

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: APPEAL: The man West Yorkshire Police want to trace in connection with a campaign of malicious letters sent to schools and colleges across the UK.

10:47am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

POLICE in West Yorkshire want to trace this man connection with a campaign of malicious letters sent to schools and colleges across the UK.

Bradford Bulls want to track down tearful young fan and "put smile back on his face"

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Emotions running high as the Bulls are relegated.

7:10am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Bradford Bulls want to track down a young fan left distraught by the club's relegation and help "put the smile back on his face."

Bradfordians urged to throw their hats into the ring for madcap contest.

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (8496840)

5:15pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

PEOPLE are being encouraged to throw their hats into the ring ahead of a madcap contest.

West Yorkshire highest ranked outside London for police-related death accidents

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: ACCIDENT: The scene of the crash on Huddersfield road in Wyke where brothers Sam and Christopher Blowman were killed

3:33pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

MORE people have died in police-related incidents on the roads of West Yorkshire than anywhere else in the UK outside of London.

Senior council officers given light-hearted dressing down for not wearing ties

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Chief Executive of the Council, Tony Reeves

3:30pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

SENIOR council officers got a bit of a dressing-down for not wearing ties to a top committee meeting.

Seven areas to tackle to improve Bradford's health

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: ACTION PLAN: Seven areas have been identified to tackle poor health in Bradford

5:31pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

SEVEN key areas need to be tackled in the battle to tackle health inequality in Bradford, according to a new report.

West Yorkshire Police praised for savings plans

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PRAISE: The HM Inspectorate of Constabulary has rated West Yorkshire Police as "good" in three key inspection areas around efficiency and savings plans.

6:35am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

WEST Yorkshire Police chiefs have welcomed a positive inspection report on the force's efficiency and savings plans - but warned that future savings will be increasingly difficult to achieve.

Talented musician killed in road crash

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Shipley trumpet player Rod Franks

6:19pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A SHIPLEY musician who played with the area's best known brass bands before forging a successful career in London has been killed in a car crash.

Actors set for new Bradford Bouncers show

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: New Community Arts Academy Actors, Garry Darbey and Mikhail Mladenovic grab hold of Director, Damian Shalks (centre) for their production of Bouncers

1:31pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

AMATEUR actors from the New Community Arts Academy will debut a new comedy from tomorrow night.

Pupils learn from soccer professional

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mark Jackson visits Fearnville Primary School

12:21pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

BRADFORD primary school pupils have benefited from some professional soccer coaching as part of a sport and health festival.

'Home from home' refurbished dementia home opens

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Woodward Court 's new multi-area garden

1:55pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A SHORT-STAY unit for people with dementia has re-opened after undergoing a transformation to make it a "home from home".

Bradford Council apologies for "broken and not fit for purpose" planning website

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Val Slater

6:13am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE official website for people to look at and comment on planning applications is "not fit for purpose", according to critics.

Court told husband swung hammer at wife's head ten times as she lay in bed

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Crown Court

2:17pm Monday 21st July 2014

A YOUNG mother was murdered by her "possessive and controlling" husband when he swung a hammer at least ten times at her head as she lay in bed, a jury was told this morning.

Breaking news Relegated Bradford Bulls withdraw legal challenge against six point deduction

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

5:13pm Monday 21st July 2014

Newly-relegated Bradford Bulls have confirmed they have withdrawn a legal challenge against the six point deduction imposed when the club entered administration earlier this year.

Sex offender makes claims of Westminster abuse cover-up in court

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police picture of Michael McAuliffe.

3:04pm Monday 21st July 2014

A MAN convicted of child porn offences had his sentencing adjourned after claiming to have information about paedophile rings and incidents of child abuse - including an alleged cover up at Westminster.

Police appeal after woman sexually assaulted on canal tow path

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (7242087)

10:59am Monday 21st July 2014

A WOMAN was sexually assaulted on a canal towpath in Bingley.

VIDEO: Fans vow to keep on backing Bradford Bulls despite defeat and relegation

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: DEFEATED: Fans watching as Bradford Bulls were relegated.

6:03am Monday 21st July 2014

LOYAL fans are clinging on to hope amid their pain after Bradford Bulls suffered defeat and their first relegation in Super League history.

Search for business professional to shout about Bradford goes national after local search fails

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 'NO PROBLEM': Council leader David Green

6:02am Monday 21st July 2014

NO-ONE has yet been appointed to head up a team of Bradford’s top business leaders to shout about the city, it has emerged.

QUIZ: Put your local knowledge to the test as statistics office launches online quizzes about Bradford areas

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: POPULATION: Shoppers in Bradford City centre

3:14pm Monday 21st July 2014

Are you an expert on your local area? A brand new seven-question quiz has just gone online to put people's knowledge of Bradford areas to the test.

Primary school deemed inadequate by Ofsted

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Primary school deemed inadequate by Ofsted

9:01pm Monday 21st July 2014

THE head of a primary school in the district has promised to "rapidly improve" the school after a disappointing inspection report.

Bradford man to stand trial accused of murdering wife at home

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Crown Court

6:02am Monday 21st July 2014

A 22-YEAR-OLD man is due to stand trial today accused of murdering his wife at their Bradford home.

Nominate your unsung heroes for Telegraph & Argus and Bradford Council Community Stars awards

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PRESTIGE: Last year's Community Star winners.

8:02am Monday 21st July 2014

UNSUNG heroes who make a difference in their Bradford communities are to be recognised for their dedication and commitment as the fourth annual Community Stars campaign begins today.

Wyke bus lane catches more than 3,000 drivers in first year

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bus Lane on Huddersfield road

6:02am Monday 21st July 2014

THOUSANDS of motorists have so far been fined for straying into new bus lanes along one of the district's busiest roads.

VIDEO: Bingley Show beats the rain - and pulls in the crowds

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:12am Monday 21st July 2014

UMBRELLAS, raincoats and wellington boots were the order of the day at a damp Bingley Show.

Primary school bids fond farewell to headteacher

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Low Moor Primary Headteacher, Virginia Hartley, with some of the youngest pupils at the school, celebrating her time in the profession before her retirement

1:37pm Monday 21st July 2014

A primary school in Low Moor will bid a fond farewell to its headteacher of over 20 years.

Sainsbury's bosses face questions over future of Bradford & Bingley building

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: EMPTY: The former Bradford and Bingley headquarters building.

7:37pm Monday 21st July 2014

SUPERMARKET bosses are set to face tough questions from trade leaders about the future of the former Bradford & Bingley headquarters.

Saltaire musicians join forces with Italian visitors during exchange project

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Italian exchange musicians outside Salts Mill

1:31pm Monday 21st July 2014

A GROUP of young Italian musicians have been performing alongside their Yorkshire counterparts during a week-long exchange visit.

Bradford charity project gears up to help young carers and teenage parents thanks to funding boost

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Declan Norton lets Lewis Oddy let off some steam during sparring

12:55pm Monday 21st July 2014

IN recent years its future has been in doubt.

Residents of Bradford care complex evacuated after blaze could be home for Christmas

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Roof repair work at the Dove Court care complex in Barkerend, which was hit by fire on June 2.

9:00am Monday 21st July 2014

RESIDENTS of a Bradford care complex part-gutted by fire last month should be able to return home by December if re-building work goes to plan.

Free bikes to help those on benefits get to work in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (7242087)

6:07am Monday 21st July 2014

PEOPLE coming off the dole in Bradford will be given free bikes to help them get to their new jobs.

Man killed in car crash at accident blackspot

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (7242087)

11:22am Sunday 20th July 2014

A MAN has died in a car crash at a notorious accident blackspot near Cononley.

Hoax 999 calls down in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cat rescued from tree

9:03pm Sunday 20th July 2014

THE number of malicious calls to the fire service in Bradford district has almost halved in the last three years.

Driver escapes crash as car bursts into flames

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: FIREBALL: The car in flames on the A65 near Skipton.

1:49pm Sunday 20th July 2014

A MAN was pulled from a sports car moments before it burst into flames near Skipton.

By, George! A birthday party fit for a king!

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PARTY TIME: Jenson King celebrating his first birthday

9:21pm Sunday 20th July 2014

A KING born in Bradford on the same day as Britain's future monarch enjoyed a prince-themed party to celebrate his first birthday.

Villagers swing into action for first 1940s day

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PARTY SPIRIT: Susan Dickerson with other volunteers.

8:31pm Sunday 20th July 2014

A PROUD villager hopes Queensbury can host its first 1940s-themed day later this year.

World medal joy for Bradford Catholic Girls Choir

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: RECEPTION: Bradford Catholic Girls' Choir sang for British Ambassador Sarah Cowley at a reception held at the British Embassy in Riga, Latvia

4:02pm Sunday 20th July 2014

BRADFORD Catholic Girls' Choir bagged an "incredible" bronze medal double at the World Choir Games.

Historic backdrop for World War One Shipley service

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Reverend John Rainer stands in front of the World War One memorial stained glass window at St Peter's Church, Shipley

3:03pm Sunday 20th July 2014

A STAINED glass window will be a poignant backdrop during a service to mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War One on Monday August 4.

Laptop prize for pupil's perfect attendance

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: AWARD: Alisha Sharif with her new laptop

4:38pm Sunday 20th July 2014

MOST of us struggle to make it through a year without having any sick days - but one Bradford schoolgirl has made it through her whole school life without a single day off.

Police warn "dangerous" man they want to question following murder could be in West Yorkshire

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: APPEAL: Police want to find John Heald

12:45pm Sunday 20th July 2014

A MAN police want to speak to following the murder of a woman whose body was found at a seaside guest house could be in West Yorkshire, say police.

Drunk man banned from City Park for swearing and rude gestures

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (7242087)

12:32pm Sunday 20th July 2014

A DRUNK man was ordered to leave Bradford city centre for 48 hours after swearing and making rude gestures in City Park.


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 8:39pm Tue 22 Jul 14

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

(Full Closure) Eldwick Primary School (link)

Bradford City Council 3:07pm Mon 7 Jul 14

Forced closure due to building works.The school will be closed on the 21, 22 & 23 July 2014 due to building works. …

(Partial Closure) Nessfield Primary School (link)

Bradford City Council 3:07pm Mon 7 Jul 14

School will be closed to Reception and Year 1 children for the last 2 days of the summer term This is to allow…

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