Yarnbury coach Bob Hood’s mental agility and his repu-tation as one of the best organised rugby union coaches in the business will be challenged over the next two days.
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Leaders of the main political groups on Bradford Council were confident ahead of today’s local election results.
Yorkshire businessman Phillip Hodson is to succeed Christopher Martin-Jenkins as president of Marylebone Cricket Club.
For most of the season the outcome of the West Riding County Amateur League Premier Division title looked to be between Bay Athletic - champions for the last three seasons - and Albion Sports, who were the runners-up last season.
Following a second relatively successful season, Thackley boss Dave Morgan has relinquished his post at Dennyfield, and similarly Mark Brier and his assistant Darren Attwood have stood down at Brighouse Town.
Jonathan Bairstow’s undoubted talent made it almost inevitabe that it would happen sooner rather than later.
Lee Bullock column: I don’t think anybody was surprised to see Dave Syers pick up the players’ player of the year award.
Former Cougars centre Mick Fogerty has returned to rugby league following a drugs ban.
Two Airienteers have been chosen to represent Great Britain this summer. Florence Haines, of Ilkley, will be in the W18 age group at the European Youth Championships in the Czech Republic and her brother Hector will compete in the Nordic Orienteering Tour in Scandinavia, also next month.
Possibly handicapped by having their annual dinner tomorrow night, Cleckheaton complete their North One East programme on Saturday with a home game against Morpeth.
Bradford Salem wrap up what has been an unsuccessful campaign with a home Yorkshire Division One match against Bridlington on Saturday.
Wibsey Warriors' march to the Pennine League Championship title looks set to continue when they visit Dewsbury Moor on Saturday.
West Bowling coach Ricky Helliwell questioned the wisdom of moving to summer rugby prior to the trip to Egremont Rangers for the last game of the National Conference League Division Two campaign.
A small squad of City of Bradford Swimming Club's National Potential squad members, who train under the guidance of Leisure Service’s senior coach Andy Pearce, travelled to Sunderland to compete in the North East Region Youth and Senior Championships.
WASHBURN VALLEY FISHERY Catch details for week ending May 1 – Day ticket: Fewston 50, Swinsty 14, Thruscross (catch & return) 3. Total fish caught: Fewston 163, Swinsty 60, Thruscross 16.
A glorious innings from Jonathan Bairstow is helping Yorkshire to an imposing first-innings total against Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge.
There's no doubting which player has hogged the limelight in JCT600 Bradford League Division One this season – Farsley’s Lorenzo Ingram.
Two sides with similar recent histories but very different starts to the season clash on Saturday when Aire-Wharfe League Division Two front-runners Ben Rhydding take on Bolton Villas, who have yet to pick up a point.
A maiden first-class century from Jonathan Bairstow has been the highlight so far on day two of Yorkshire’s LV=County Championship match against Nottinghamshire.
Three floors of a high-rise block of flats in Bradford have been smoke-logged.
Work has started on a £117,000 project to revamp the headquarters of a Scout group.
A £5,000 grant will help to blaze a trail at an inner-city farm in Bradford.
A Shetland pony found in Bradford with her head almost severed as her collar and chain were so tight is well on the way to recovery.
Three men were injured when a car they were in crashed into a garden wall in Queensbury early today.
Green fingered volunteers at Yorkshire Water have created an outdoor learning space for youngsters at Peel Park Primary School, Bradford.
Schoolgirl Daisy Watkiss, the youngest DJ in the country, will be featured on Blue Peter next week.
The following planning applications have been lodged with Kirklees Council:
A hoard of secret recipes found by a demolition worker in the roof of the former Hammonds sauce factory in Apperley Bridge, Bradford, are about to go under the auctioneer’s hammer.
The spectre of public spending cuts has dampened the confidence of Bradford’s business bosses who are increasingly concerned about future prospects for their companies.
A former French monk who served in a silent order for 20 years is to become a priest in Bradford.
A group set up to protect and promote Baildon Moor will tell a meeting about its 4,000 year history.
The following have been dealt with by Bradford magistrates:
School pupils have been working to improve the lives of people in southern Africa who have HIV and Aids.
Customers at a Skipton bakery are being urged to go ‘doughnuts’ in aid of charity.
When 40 school students visit the battlefields of Flanders and The Somme next month, they will each go with a photograph of a soldier who fought in the Great War.
An MP has demanded the Pakistani government “come clean” over what it knew about Osama Bin Laden’s location if Britain is to keep supporting the country financially.
25 years ago: The right-wing British National Party planned to hold a meeting or a march in Bradford city centre before the week’s Council election.
A schoolboy caught street dealing drugs with a street value of almost £3,000 was spared three years behind bars and told by a judge: “Get back on the football pitch where you belong”.
Haworth cricket club has been given permission to sell alcohol at its new clubhouse bar despite residents’ fears it would attract noise and trouble.
Although Leeds United look set to miss out on the promotion play-offs they have attracted their biggest home crowds for six years.
Last rites have not been issued but already an inquest into the Bulls’ 2011 season has begun.
Two schools have been given academy status and another school is a step closer to receiving the designation.