10 of Bradford's coolest Ice Bucket Challenges

Harry Potter star Matthew Lewis takes the Ice Bucket Challenge

Harry Potter star Matthew Lewis takes the Ice Bucket Challenge

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With the Ice Bucket Challenge craze sweeping the nation, Bradford celebrities, teams and businesses have got involved to help raise money for charities. Here are just a few of Bradford's best drenchings...

1. Bradford Bulls line up to take the challenge in this epic group effort at Odsal. Captain Matt Diskin and loose forward Chev Walker join forces to dump water on their team-mates, before getting soaked themselves.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Horsforth actor Matthew Lewis climbed inside a water-filled bin for his shirtless challenge. The star nominates his brothers Anthony and Chris as well as fellow Harry Potter star Tom Felton.

3. Bradford-born Emmerdale star Natalie Anderson's little boy also accidentally takes part in the challenge alongside his mum in this sweet Ice Bucket Challenge video. Nominated by fellow soap star Matthew Wolfenden, she gets soaked in aid of premature babies charity Bliss.

4. A hard hat was definitely required for this tall order of an Ice Bucket Challenge at Ilkley's Cow and Calf rocks. The daring challenger takes not just one but three hits of water poured by his friends from high up on the famous Ilkley Moor landmark.

5. JCT600 boss John Tordoff and the company's operations board take on the Ice Bucket Challenge to celebrate the launch of the latest new car registration at their Bradford head office.

6. Bradford City defender Alan Sheehan bravely nominated his Bantams boss Phil Parkinson for a drenching. Here he is stepping up to the challenge and passing it on to City chairman Mark Lawn...

7. ...Who accepted the challenge in style. He took to the Valley Parade pitch after Bradford City's victory against Leeds – dressed in a tiger onesie!

8. Icy challenges are not strictly a new craze... as proven by these lads braving the freezing cold waters of Ilkley's historic White Wells. It was built around 1700 as an open-air spa and a single plunge pool survives today inside the White Wells Spa Cottage on Ilkley Moor. The pool is now traditionally used to welcome in the New Year.

9. Emmerdale's Verity Rushworth gets a soaking while encouraging her nominees to donate to charity in her Ice Bucket Challenge video.

10. Bradford's Terrorvision frontman Tony Wright seems somewhat lacking enthusiasm for a drenching as he undertakes his challenge for the Macmillan Trust.

 

HAVE YOU TAKEN THE ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE? HAVE YOU GIVEN IT YOUR OWN TWIST OR BEEN DRENCHED IN A WELL-KNOWN BRADFORD LOCATION? SEND US YOUR ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE VIDEOS.

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8:49pm Mon 1 Sep 14

Cityman23 says...

I may well be in the minority but I think the 'ice bucket challenge' is mainly used/seen as an opportunity for celebrities, those that think they're celebrities and those who wish they were celebrities to attract a bit of attention to themselves!

If you want to support a charity and can afford a donation-do it. You don't need to make it into a photo opportunity.

But if you're well off and feel that more money should be going to the poor, disabled, disadvantaged, sick, and needy etc support an increase in income tax for the very wealthy.

Some of those who might like to take the ice bucket challenge, might well also be those complaining about income tax or even engaging in tax evasion! The wealthiest in this country have increased their wealth just as those in the middle and at the bottom have become poorer!
I may well be in the minority but I think the 'ice bucket challenge' is mainly used/seen as an opportunity for celebrities, those that think they're celebrities and those who wish they were celebrities to attract a bit of attention to themselves! If you want to support a charity and can afford a donation-do it. You don't need to make it into a photo opportunity. But if you're well off and feel that more money should be going to the poor, disabled, disadvantaged, sick, and needy etc support an increase in income tax for the very wealthy. Some of those who might like to take the ice bucket challenge, might well also be those complaining about income tax or even engaging in tax evasion! The wealthiest in this country have increased their wealth just as those in the middle and at the bottom have become poorer! Cityman23
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9:27am Tue 2 Sep 14

pokertee says...

Cityman23 wrote:
I may well be in the minority but I think the 'ice bucket challenge' is mainly used/seen as an opportunity for celebrities, those that think they're celebrities and those who wish they were celebrities to attract a bit of attention to themselves!

If you want to support a charity and can afford a donation-do it. You don't need to make it into a photo opportunity.

But if you're well off and feel that more money should be going to the poor, disabled, disadvantaged, sick, and needy etc support an increase in income tax for the very wealthy.

Some of those who might like to take the ice bucket challenge, might well also be those complaining about income tax or even engaging in tax evasion! The wealthiest in this country have increased their wealth just as those in the middle and at the bottom have become poorer!
your enthusiasm for a good cause is spellbinding
[quote][p][bold]Cityman23[/bold] wrote: I may well be in the minority but I think the 'ice bucket challenge' is mainly used/seen as an opportunity for celebrities, those that think they're celebrities and those who wish they were celebrities to attract a bit of attention to themselves! If you want to support a charity and can afford a donation-do it. You don't need to make it into a photo opportunity. But if you're well off and feel that more money should be going to the poor, disabled, disadvantaged, sick, and needy etc support an increase in income tax for the very wealthy. Some of those who might like to take the ice bucket challenge, might well also be those complaining about income tax or even engaging in tax evasion! The wealthiest in this country have increased their wealth just as those in the middle and at the bottom have become poorer![/p][/quote]your enthusiasm for a good cause is spellbinding pokertee
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12:01pm Tue 2 Sep 14

Out of site says...

People need to grow up.
People need to grow up. Out of site
  • Score: -1
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