Drink driver who narrowly missed man on pavement jailed

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Crown Court

6:36am Saturday 26th July 2014

A TRAINEE car mechanic has been jailed for reversing dangerously at speed towards a public disturbance outside the Love Apple Cafe in Bradford city centre.

Six in court following Bradford city centre stabbing

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: APPEAL: Police have released images of men they want to speak to

6:03am Saturday 26th July 2014

SIX men, arrested following a stabbing incident in Bradford city centre, appeared before a crown court judge yesterday - as police launched an appeal to find two more men who may have "vital" information about the incident.

Bulls announce new deal with Tetley's

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CHEERS: Bradford Bulls and Tetley's have joined forces for three years

8:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

BRADFORD Bulls may still be reeling from Super League relegation but the club has confirmed one piece of good news with a three year partnership with Tetley's.

Tributes paid as former Lord Mayor and councillor Valerie Binney dies at Manorlands Hospice

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: TRIBUTES: Councillor Valerie Binney

11:37am Friday 25th July 2014

MUCH-admired former councillor Valerie Binney, who continued to fight for people's rights despite suffering from a serious debilitating disease, has died.

Child sex offender jailed for 12 years for a string of offences

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Simon Payne

7:45am Friday 25th July 2014

A SERIAL child sex offender has been jailed for 12 years for a string of sexual offences, some of which dated back to the 1980s.

Mother dishonestly claimed around £50,000 in benefits

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Kathleen Mawdsley leaving Bradford Crown Court

6:55am Friday 25th July 2014

A mother dishonestly claimed around £50,000 which could have been used for the benefit of schoolchildren and hospital patients, a court heard yesterday.

Thieves struck man around head before stealing £35k car in Odsal

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: APPEAL: Police have released this picture of the stolen car and are urging anyone who knows anything about its theft to contact them

6:17am Friday 25th July 2014

A MAN in his sixties was struck over the head and ordered out of his BMW convertible by a man who then stole the car, in what police believe was a targeted attack.

Career criminal gang who stole high-value cars and Christmas presents jailed for more than 15 years

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: JAILED: Amir Khan

5:14pm Friday 25th July 2014

THREE 'career criminals' who were part of a burglary gang which attacked dozens of homes across Yorkshire have been jailed for more than 15 years.

Jail for train passenger who showed girls indecent images on his phone

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: JAILED: Gavin Rhodes

2:47pm Friday 25th July 2014

A SHIPLEY man who showed indecent phone images to three 12-year-old girls on a train has been sentenced to four years and nine months in prison.

Bingley residents in 'Shamesbury's' jibe as future of former Bradford & Bingley HQ site remains uncertain

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PLANS: The former Bradford & Bingley headquarters

12:23pm Friday 25th July 2014

ANGRY residents and trade leaders confronted Sainsbury's bosses last night over the future of the former Bradford & Bingley headquarters in the town.

More than 500 new affordable homes to be built across Bradford district thanks grants of £12m

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix homes property

7:54am Friday 25th July 2014

MORE THAN 500 new affordable homes will be built across the Bradford district thanks to grants totalling £12m.

Academy chain praised for benefits it brings to poorer pupils in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PRAISE: Dixons Trinity Academy in Trinity Road is run by the Dixons academy chain

6:23am Friday 25th July 2014

A BRADFORD academy chain has been praised for lifting the prospects of poorer pupils - as many other chains are rapped.

Decision not to open City Hall during national heritage open day event described as 'false economy'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Actor Harry Atkins plays a solicitor as he recreates a 1950s court case in City Hall's old law courts during he heritage open day two years ago

7:18am Friday 25th July 2014

CITY Hall's doors will stay shut during this year's National Heritage Open Day because it is too expensive to open on a Saturday.

VIDEO: Britain's first female Muslim boxer's story taken to the stage

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: TRAINER: Boxer Ambreen Sadiq whose story is being turned into a play

7:02am Friday 25th July 2014

A WOMAN who became Britain's first female Muslim boxer is helping to train actors who are sharing her extraordinary story in a play.

Bradford man jailed for using car as a weapon

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Crown Court

6:11am Friday 25th July 2014

A man who used his car as a weapon to ram into his partner's former boyfriend as he walked on the pavement has been jailed for eight months.

Management to be 'streamlined' at 41 children's centres across Bradford district

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Barkerend Children's Centre, Barkerend Road

5:06pm Friday 25th July 2014

New proposals to "streamline" management of the 41 children's centres across the Bradford district have been revealed, with the plans now open to public consultation.

Bradford gym’s pivotal role as women's boxing makes debut at Commonwealth Games

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: COMMONWEALTH contender Nicola Adams pictured with her coach Alwyn Belcher.

10:47am Friday 25th July 2014

WOMENS boxing makes its debut in the Commonwealth Games but what few may realise is the pivotal role Bradford is playing in providing a high profile platform for the sport.

Magic moments of Bradford speedway recalled in new DVD

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Speedway action at Odsal

7:46pm Thursday 24th July 2014

MAGIC moments of speedway in Bradford are recalled in a nostalgic new DVD looking back at now-defunct tracks, including Odsal.

Bradford residents advised not to swim in the district's reservoirs during current hot spell

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Chellow Dene Reservoir in Bradford

12:48pm Friday 25th July 2014

SWELTERING Bradford residents have been advised not to be tempted to swim in the district's reservoirs during the current hot spell.

Ornate stone from Bradford's past revitalising city in new plan by heritage rescue team

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: HOISTIRY: The old Kirkgate market after it was pulled down in 1973

7:02am Friday 25th July 2014

GEMS from Bradford's past are being rescued from obscurity and are reappearing in the city centre.

Raiders ransack bee keepers charity base

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: IAN Dwyer inside the ransacked apiary after the break-in.

4:49pm Friday 25th July 2014

THIEVES ransacked a Bradford apiary and stole valuable equipment and a charity box during an overnight raid.

Promoted Article: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

4:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support. 

Bradford man, 59, pleads guilty to two child sex charges

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Michael Spriggs.

5:24pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A 59-year-old man will be sentenced at a later date after pleading guilty to two child sex charges.

Coroner urges police to probe baby death as laughing mother in witness box outburst

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

9:54am Thursday 24th July 2014

A CORONER has asked police to look again at whether a mother whose baby girl was found suffocated in her cot three years ago should face charges of criminal neglect.

Man tells murder trial he felt like someone had taken his soul after he killed wife

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ridda Zanab

5:18pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A 22-YEAR-OLD man told a murder trial he felt like someone had taken his soul after he killed his wife with a hammer at their Bradford home.

Concern over future of Bradford International Film Festival

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Actor Om Puri with Irfan Ajeeb at the 2004 Bite the Mango festival

7:08am Thursday 24th July 2014

CONCERNS have been raised about the future of Bradford International Film Festival (BIFF) in light of a planned review of the National Media Museum's festival programme.

Shipley College plans for contemporary-style building get go-ahead despite Saltaire protests

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The latest image of what the new Shipley College building would look like

6:29am Thursday 24th July 2014

HEATED objections from more than 100 residents have failed to stop plans for a new contemporary-style Shipley College building in the heart of Saltaire.

Credit firm Provident Financial sees half-year profits of £90 million

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Peter Crook CEO of Provident Financial outside the Bradford HQ

5:08pm Thursday 24th July 2014

PROVIDENT Financial has reported pre-tax profits of more than £90million despite having to pay out £4 million as part of a proposed 225-person redundancy move.

Meeting over Odsal Top traffic concerns

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An overhead view of Odsal Top roundabout from 2006

4:25pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A SPECIAL meeting has been arranged to examine the way traffic is handled at the Odsal Top roundabout in Bradford.

Man cleared part-way through Bradford drugs conspiracy trial

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Crown Court

9:11am Thursday 24th July 2014

A 29-YEAR-OLD man has been cleared of any involvement in a drugs conspiracy part-way through a trial at Bradford Crown Court.

Bradford East MP David Ward forced to apologise for rocket attack Tweet

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: David Ward MP

8:31am Thursday 24th July 2014

A BRADFORD MP has been forced to apologise after appearing to back Hamas rocket attacks on Israel.

Murder trial told bloodstained claw hammer found lying next to young mother

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ridda Zanab

8:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

A BLOODSTAINED claw hammer was found lying next to a young mother killed by at least ten forceful blows to the head with the weapon, a jury at Bradford Crown Court heard yesterday.

Needles found in abandoned cars close to children's centre

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: One of the abandoned cars containing drug needles in Grange Street Lawkholme

5:39am Thursday 24th July 2014

TEENAGERS were horrified to find needles in abandoned cars in a car park.

Former Bradford Council office block in Little Germany to be turned into 100 flats

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

8:49am Thursday 24th July 2014

AN EMPTY office block being sold off by Bradford Council is to get a new lease of life as more than 100 flats.

New Bradford city centre brewery to be 'open by end of the year'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: FUTURE: An artists impression of how the new brewery and brew pub will look.

6:31am Thursday 24th July 2014

THE group behind a new £400,000 brewery in Bradford city centre is toasting news that its plans have been given the go-ahead.

Steeton man is finalist in TV best shed competition

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: John Leaver in White Lodge

5:44pm Thursday 24th July 2014

STEETON man John Leaver is bidding for national honours - in the 2014 Shed of the Year competition.

Why’s it's now up to you to register to vote with new electoral procedure

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Why’s it's now up to you to register to vote with new electoral procedure

2:29pm Thursday 24th July 2014

LETTERS will be dropping on doormats across Bradford over the next month or so informing voters of what is the biggest change to the country's electoral registration system in a century.

VIDEO: 'Education for all' message at Bradford women's peace vigil

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PROTEST: The Bradford Women for Peace Network held a demo by the Oastler statue in Bradford city centre

10:40am Thursday 24th July 2014

BRADFORD Women for Peace Network held a vigil and prayers for the kidnapped Nigerian School Girls calling for world leaders to take action.

Bradford City of Film director highlights an 'amazing visual record' of bygone times

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Children crossing the stone steps at Bolton Abbey

7:47am Thursday 24th July 2014

CROWDS of families queue for the Shipley Glen Tramway, as a group of lads kick a football around and children are lifted up for donkey rides. They could be scenes from any summer afternoon - but they were filmed more than 100 years ago.

Teenager to tackle 200-mile cycle ride in memory of his dad

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Isaac Perry is going on a bike ride to raise money for the diabetes charity , pictured with his mum, Anita.

6:52am Thursday 24th July 2014

AN 18-year-old from Baildon will begin a 200 mile charity challenge bike ride today to raise funds for Diabetes UK in memory of his father.

Shopkeeper fined for selling illegal cigarettes

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CONVICTED: Goran Mustafa Mohamadamin leaves Bradford and Keighley Magistrates' Court

6:03am Thursday 24th July 2014

A SHOPKEEPER must pay £2,000 after admitting selling illegal tobacco and cigarettes that breached health rules.

Shipley deaf fitness company's national award vote plea

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (7242087)

3:07pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A HEALTHY lifestyle centre in Shipley which runs pioneering exercise classes for deaf people is appealing for public votes in a bid to win a national award.

VIDEO: Royal Shakespeare Company to share skills with Cottingley school

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: SCENE: Fatima Harris and Tawanda Manangazira, right, acting a scene from Hamlet

4:53pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A COTTINGLEY school is partnering with the Royal Shakespeare Company to help transform the way the Bard's works are studied in the area.

Pudsey Builders' merchant wins award for Great Yorkshire Show display

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (Left to right): Mark Foster, branch manager of Gibbs and Dandy in Doncaster and Darren Hoyland, branch manager of Pudsey (right) receive their company's award from a representative at The Great Yorkshire Show.

5:34pm Thursday 24th July 2014

PUDSEY builders’ merchant Gibbs & Dandy picked up an award for their landscaping display at this month’s Great Yorkshire Show.

Poetry break at the For Teas wartime cafe

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Eric Bishop with his collection of war poems (8393181)

2:49pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A cafe with a Home Front wartime theme is selling a booklet of poetry inspired by the First World War.

Charity car boot to support Nepal homes project

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Milena Falciano, right, and Rosemary Keczkes at the car boot site at The Quays

12:53pm Thursday 24th July 2014

TWO solicitors are organising a car boot sale next month to raise money for Homeless International and its work to help families in poverty.

Council quiz on sports facilities

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Picasa 2.0 (7812406)

1:13pm Thursday 24th July 2014

BRADFORD Council's Sport and Leisure service is inviting residents to give their views about its pools and sports centres.

Beer festival in Drighlington

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Drighlington Cricket Club's beer festival lasts four days

12:33pm Thursday 24th July 2014

DRIGHLINGTON Cricket Club are holding their second beer festival later this summer.

UPDATE: Bradford MP David Ward apologises after Gaza rocket Tweet

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: David Ward MP talking to Lawrence and Barbara Brocklesby at the Carlisle Business Centre after giving a talk on Social Care Support. ts rep dc (8513567)

3:12pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BRADFORD East MP David Ward has issued what the party described as a "categorical apology", after posting a tweet suggesting that he might be ready to fire rockets from Gaza into Israel.

Cleaner stole £3,000 from disabled woman

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Rachel Parkinson leaving Bradford Crown court

7:38am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A CLEANER who betrayed a disabled woman's friendship by stealing £3,000 from her should be made to work hard to repay the money, her victim told a judge at Bradford Crown Court.




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 2:51pm Sat 26 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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