Breaking news UPDATE: Probe starts into rail death between Bradford and Halifax

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: High angle view of railroad tracks, San Diego, California, USA (10431760)

6:20pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

AN INVESTIGATION was under way tonight into a rail death between Bradford and Halifax.

Council agrees £160,000 payout for failing to protect girl who gave birth to rapist dad's child

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Crown Court

5:32am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A YOUNG mother, who gave birth to a child by her evil raping dad, is being paid £160,000 damages by Bradford Council after it admitted a breach of duty by failing to remove her from the family home.

Confidence continues in city centre regeneration plan despite slight rise in empty shops

5:18pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

COUNCIL leaders are confident a strategy to regenerate Bradford city centre is starting to work despite a slight rise in the number of empty shops.

Relatives of men convicted of 'acid attack' murder hold Crown Court protest

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CAMPAIGN: The protest outside Bradford Crown Court

1:21pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

RELATIVES of four men, convicted of the acid attack murder of Barry Selby, held a protest outside Bradford Crown Court today.

National Media Museum celebrates a 'great day' as it secures £1million cash injection from Bradford Council

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Director of the National Media Museum, Jo Quinton-Tulloch, was all smiles after Bradford Council funding was secured

7:32pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE National Media Museum has secured a £1million cash injection from Bradford Council to help secure its future.

Bradford teenager has two front teeth knocked out in 'vicious unprovoked attack'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Officers from British Transport Police have released this picture of a man they want to speak to

5:21pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A TEENAGER from Bradford had two teeth knocked out in a "violent, vicious and unprovoked attack" in a Leeds bar.

Collection of weapons found by police at Bradford house after women and children threatened with taser, court told

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: £1,000 Bowling Cemetery graves damage denied by man, 28

5:32am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A 56-YEAR-OLD man accused of chasing two mothers and their young children with a Taser stun gun had a large collection of weapons at his home, including an axe, a crossbow and a garotte, Bradford Crown Court heard.

Bradford MP to wear pink in parliament to raise money for charity

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: David Ward

3:21pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A BRADFORD MP will join the fight against breast cancer by wearing pink in parliament.

Intrepid fundraiser Robin Naylor starts endurance canoe challenge

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CHALLENGE: Robin Naylor who is canoeing the length of the River Aire???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????

6:35am Tuesday 16th September 2014

AN INTREPID Bradford man today starts a 112-mile charity canoe challenge along the River Aire - and he will drink the river's water along the way.

New petition calls for new council for Bingley area

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Shipley MP Philip Davies

6:02am Tuesday 16th September 2014

POLITICAL freedom for Bingley is at the heart a petition calling for a new local council for the town.

Steeton churchwarden becomes national Inner Wheel president

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Thelma Pacsoo who has become president of the Association of Inner Wheel Clubs in Great Britain and Ireland

1:07pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A CHURCH warden from the district has become president of the country’s Inner Wheel Clubs.

Permission granted for former Irish Club to be turned into Sikh Temple

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Irish Club in Bradford

12:58pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

BRADFORD'S former Irish Club will be turned into a Sikh Temple after Bradford Council approved plans for a large redevelopment of the building.

Attempt to cook potato waffles resulted in Little Horton house fire

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cat rescued from tree

10:54am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A FAMILY of three fled their home after their potato waffles dinner caught fire...

Football team dedicates its season to former player Saliq Amjad Malik, 15, who died in high-speed car smash

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: TRAGIC: Saliq Amjad Malik

7:02am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A FOOTBALL club is dedicating its season to a "polite and lovable" 15-year-old former player who was killed in high-speed car crash in Bradford.

The great poppadom challenge a boost for capital of curry bid

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:16am Tuesday 16th September 2014

IT WAS a record-making challenge where table manners were definitely not required.

Divided opinions over new Tesco's impact on Silsden shops

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Artist's impression of new Silsden Tesco

12:48pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

POLITICIANS are divided over how a proposed Silsden supermarket could affect existing shops in the town.

Commemoration event planned for Haworth Fire Station on October 11

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Haworth Fire Station

11:09am Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE FIRE station in Haworth which is due to cease operating as a retained fire station at the end of this year will host a "commemorative event" next month.

Harvest festival of food and drink to be held in Bingley town centre

5:45pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A HARVEST festival of food and drink will take over Bingley town centre in an event run independently for the first time by town leaders and traders.

Golfers saddle-up for fundraiser in friend's memory

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: From left, Andrew Walker, Darren Tordoff, Richard Gillgrass and Andy Crowther

5:30pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

FOUR golfers have swapped their clubs for saddles and embarked on a gruelling 1150 mile cycle challenge in support of two cancer charities.

Trailers destroyed in blaze at Bradford yard

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: BLAZE: The fire at the yard

2:58pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

TWO lorry trailers were destroyed by a blaze at a yard in Bradford.

Cowling Gala faces the axe due to shortage of volunteers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The annual Cowling Gala in 2012

1:21pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

AN HISTORIC gala in a village near Keighley will be axed unless new volunteers come forward to run it.

Burgess' Field friends group members roll up their sleeves to help Keighley rugby club

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Town councillor Amjid Ahmed, centre, with members of the newly formed Friends of Burgess' Fields

11:12am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A NEW group set up to clean up and improve public land in Highfield, Keighley, has been lending a helping hand to a local rugby club.

Apartments plan for mill refused by Bradford Council

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (7242087)

11:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Plans to convert a four story mill in Bradford's Employment Zone into apartments have been refused by Bradford Council.

Overheated spotlight sparks house fire

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: People warned not to 'drink and fry' after chip pan fire

10:52am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A COUPLE returned to their house in Keighley yesterday to find a spotlight had overheated and set alight. Firefighters from Keighley and Bingley stations were called to a property on Bracken Bank Grove at about 7.30pm. A spokesman said a light fitting in the kitchen ceiling had set alight, sparking a small fire in the void between the kitchen and a bedroom. He added that some timbers in the void suffered charring.

Family photos returned after they were accidentally donated to Keighley charity store

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Yorkshire Cat Rescue shop manager Helen Wilkinson with the photos that were handed in

1:05pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A KEIGHLEY town centre charity shop's public appeal to help return a set of family photos to its rightful owner has been a success.

Plain clothes cops in motorbike arrest

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (7242087)

11:18am Tuesday 16th September 2014

POLICE working on Bradford's anti-social bike team adopted a low key approach, working in plain clothes with an unmarked car, to score their latest success in the Holme Wood area.

Car seized by police

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The car that was stopped by police

10:48am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A WOMAN'S car was seized by police after officers caught her husband driving it without a licence or insurance. The Volkswagen Golf was stopped by police on Wakefield Road in Bradford at about 8.30pm yesterday. The man was reported for driving without a licence or insurance.

Bollywood ball keeps smile on faces of youngsters at Bradford Royal Infirmary

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Funds used to brighten up children's hospital experience

1:15pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A BOLLYWOOD ball has helped put smiles on more children’s faces at Bradford Royal Infirmary.

Councillors say more youth provision is needed in Oxenhope

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (7242087)

12:10pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

OXENHOPE is in "desperate" need of more youth worker support to help keep local youngsters occupied, according to a parish council chairman.

Swinging 60s celebration for older people at Central Hall in Keighley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (7242087)

1:26pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

KEIGHLEY pensioners will go back to the 1960s during a special event on September 30.

Family tells of heartbreak after 15-year-old boy killed in horror car crash

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Floral tributes to Saliq Malik, who died after the  collision

6:43am Monday 15th September 2014

HEARTBROKEN relatives of a 15-year-old boy killed in a horror car crash in Bradford have paid tribute to a "happy and smiling kid".

Man admits beating Bradford MP George Galloway

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford West MP George Galloway with his wife Putri Gayatri Pertiwi, in front of the Houses of Parliament before being sworn in as an MP later today. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday April 16, 2012. Respect's George Galloway returned to

11:55am Monday 15th September 2014

A MAN has admitted beating Bradford MP George Galloway, but denied his attack was religiously aggravated.

Fire rips through disused Bradford pub

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Fire fighters at the Gardeners Arms pub on Holme Top Lane

10:41am Monday 15th September 2014

A RAGING fire destroyed fixtures and fittings of an empty Bradford pub in the early hours of this morning.

Struggling Bradford school could be shut down or taken over by an academy chain

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Head of Belle Vue Boys, Colin Willsher, outside the school.

6:41am Monday 15th September 2014

A STRUGGLING secondary school, placed in special measures earlier this year, could be either closed down or taken over by an academy chain.

Stepdad broke arm of girl, four, during series of beatings, jury told

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

5:07pm Monday 15th September 2014

A BRADFORD stepfather broke a four-year-old girl's arm and left her with multiple bruises after beating her with a stick, a jury heard.

Bradford District Care Trust wins mostly praise from health watchdog

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PROUD: Simon Large, chief executive of Bradford District Care Trust, who paid tribute to the achievements of its staff

4:52pm Monday 15th September 2014

THE health trust which provides mental health and community health services across Bradford has won praise for the majority of the work it does.

Anger at illegal traveller camps as official Bradford sites remain underused

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: MP Philip Davies stands outside the Esholt travellers camp just outside the village centre.

1:03pm Monday 15th September 2014

ANGRY politicians say travellers had "no excuse" for setting up illegal camps across the district this summer as it emerged that Bradford Council's official sites, just upgraded at a cost of £820,000, are far from full.

Jobs in jeopardy as Phones4U goes into administration

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CLOSED: The Phones 4U shop in Darley Street, Bradford

2:28pm Monday 15th September 2014

JOBS are in jeopardy at three Phones 4u stores in the district as the retail chain plunged into administration.

Teenage pedestrian seriously injured in Keighley collision

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

11:01am Monday 15th September 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a road traffic collision in Keighley which seriously injured a 17-year-old girl pedestrian.

More than a tenth of country's electoral fraud allegations come from Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Election night at the Richard Dunn Sports Centre, in Bradford

7:34am Monday 15th September 2014

MORE than a tenth of the country's electoral fraud allegations this year came from Bradford, the Telegraph & Argus can reveal.

Government orders new shake-up of children's heart units

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: OPTIMISM: Leeds North West MP Greg Mulholland who is "upbeat" about the new consultation

6:16pm Monday 15th September 2014

THE future of Leeds children’s heart unit is in fresh doubt as it is poised to be ordered to meet tougher standards – or close.

Calls for businesses to join City Runs for Crocus Appeal

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: TEAM EFFORT: Synergy People Solutions has put together a City Runs team in aid of the Crocus Appeal. From left, Martin Rhodes, Billy Bingham and David Armitage.

4:47pm Monday 15th September 2014

BUSINESS are backing our bid to get people pounding the city's streets in aid of the Telegraph & Argus Crocus Cancer Appeal.

Study by Bradford debt charity reveals impact of fuel poverty on poorest families

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

2:26pm Monday 15th September 2014

THE impact of fuel poverty on the poorest households is today laid bare in new research from a Bradford-based debt charity.

VIDEO: Subaru set alight outside Bradford house

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cat rescued from tree

11:35am Monday 15th September 2014

A SUBARU car was set ablaze outside a house in Glendare Road, Lidget Green, Bradford. The incident, at 2.30am this morning, was swiftly dealt with by a fire crew from Fairweather Green.

Councillors reject plans for controversial education centre

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PROTEST: Residents had opposed the application in Birch Lane, West Bowling

5:40pm Monday 15th September 2014

IT was standing-room only as a controversial plan to build a new education centre went before a planning panel.

Why so many carers are facing an uncaring world

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A generic photo of a carer supplied by The Carers Trust.

3:32pm Monday 15th September 2014

CARERS make up a large proportion of Britain's silent and unpaid workforce.

Bradford's most historic buildings open doors for free public visits

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Keighley Shared Church deputy churchwarden looks at a register of baptisms on display as part of the heritage open day

3:26pm Monday 15th September 2014

MANY of the Bradford district's most historic buildings threw open their doors to the public for this weekend's English Heritage open days.

Firefighters tackle blaze at shop in Lumb Lane, Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Burning towel caused kitchen fire

11:05am Monday 15th September 2014

A SMALL fire broke out in the basement of a shop in Lumb Lane, Bradford. It was dealt with by a crew from Fairweather Green at 6.30am this morning.

Delegation from Norway is bound for Saltaire on Heritage Site fact-finding trip

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Telemark region of Norway has a significant network of waterways

7:50am Monday 15th September 2014

A FACT-FINDING delegation from the fjords of Norway will arrive at the World Heritage Site of Saltaire this week and be given a guided tour of the historic village.

Shipley MP accuses Bradford Council of 'waste and bureaucracy' over its jobs structure

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Shipley MP Philip Davies

7:31am Monday 15th September 2014

AN MP has accused Bradford Council of “waste and bureaucracy” after discovering it has 42 different job levels.




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 9:27pm Tue 16 Sep 14

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

- No Schools Closed Today - (link)

Bradford City Council 9:27pm Tue 16 Sep 14

- No Schools Closed Today -

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