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Archive - Monday, 23 February 2004

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On this day:

  • 'Silicon Valley' plan for towns along the Aire

    One of the top consultants in Europe could be coming to the Aire Valley to conduct a ninemonth appraisal of how the area can be transformed into 'Silicon Valley'. read more

  • Leeds first, then London!

    A booming Bradford chain of Indian restaurants is setting its sights on the capital after revealing it is to open a prestigious branch in Leeds city centre. read more

  • Merger firms plan uniform success

    Two Bradford companies have merged to create what is thought to be the country's first workplace clothing design, manufacturing and laundry business. read more

  • Advisers lead way in ethical trading

    The leafy, picturesque surroundings of Broughton Hall - surely the only business park where black Labradors roam the car park - seem a million miles away from a cold, dark night in Morecambe Bay. read more

  • T&A business lunch

    The third Telegraph & Argus Business Networking Lunch is being held this week. read more

  • On this day

    In 1660, Charles XI became King of Sweden. read more

  • Giving the people real power

    Additional tiers of local government appear to be much in demand at present, for different reasons. The Government campaign for a Yorkshire Assembly, blusteringly led by John Prescott, was rightly rubbished in Bradford at the weekend by William Hague who, although he was addressing a Conservative conference, no doubt spoke for a great many of his fellow Yorkshire men and women of all party-political persuasions. read more

  • City chiefs in war of words

    Bradford City director Professor David Rhodes today launched a passionate defence of his family's commitment to saving the club as fears grew the Bantams will be back in administration by the end of the week. read more

  • Wallwork's fate unclear

    Ronnie Wallwork is no nearer to knowing if he can play for City again. read more

  • Volcano 'bomb scare' over

    An off-season of hard work paid of in spectacular fashion for Lesley Vainikolo when he ran in five tries in the 34-6 demolition of Wigan at Odsal on Friday night. read more

  • Firm keeping girls in its sites

    Two teenage girls have been taken on by a top construction firm through a ground-breaking Bradford project. read more

  • Court ruling good for business

    A landmark court ruling is helping to spell further expansion for a finance company which has turned its back on Leeds to stay in the Bradford district. read more

  • Easy divorce perk for execs

    Businesses searching for ways to attract top executives could offer them a new perk - stress-free divorce - thanks to a Bradford solicitors' firm. read more

  • Letters to the Editor

    SIR - Further to the recent suggestions for a future concert hall in Bradford, backed primarily by Sir Ernest Hall. The options given are: 1. Extending St George's Hall; 2. Converting the former Odeon cinema; 3. Building a new purpose-built hall. read more

  • Police hunt knife killer

    A murder hunt was under way today after a man was stabbed to death in an apparently motiveless attack. read more

  • We're coming clean!

    Bradford Council believes it is a cut above the rest when it comes to keeping the district tidy as the Government today slated councils for not doing enough. read more

  • Hague No to Yorks Assembly

    The former leader of the Conservative party William Hague has criticised plans for a regional assembly for Yorkshire and Humber. read more

  • Jobs being lost, says developer

    The company which wants to build a £110 million business park in Bradford today warned that jobs were being lost to the city because of the Government's delay in holding a public inquiry into the scheme. read more

  • Council appeal by churches

    Village clerics and councillors have joined forces to campaign for a parish council in Queensbury. read more

  • Cab you put clock in tick tock shape?

    A vicar is appealing for help to get his church's historic clock back in good working order. read more

  • Mark out as Labour court women

    A new policy to encourage more women to enter politics has left one Bradford councillor out in the cold. read more

  • Silicon Valley plan for Aire towns

    One of the top consultants in Europe could be coming to the Aire Valley to conduct a nine- month appraisal of how the area can be transformed into 'Silicon Valley'. read more

  • Lay off Nicky - Deano

    Dean Windass today hit out at the section of the crowd who jeered Nicky Summerbee. read more

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