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Music of Elvis celebrated as lookalike leads King’s band

7:31pm Friday 28th August 2015

THE closest you will come to the King himself, Shawn Klush is not only the world’s most successful Elvis tribute artist – he’s been officially endorsed by Graceland, the Presley estate.

Rare early scientific photographs on display at National Media Museum

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Insect Wings, c.1840, William Henry Fox Talbot

7:15pm Friday 28th August 2015

RARE early scientific photographs are to go on display for the first time alongside significant works they inspired by some of the 20th century’s pre-eminent art photographers in a major exhibition at the National Media Museum in Bradford.

Anthems are the stars as Queen tribute set to rock Bradford venue

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Gary Mullen

6:54pm Friday 28th August 2015

FOR one night only this September, Gary Mullen & The Works will transport you back to heady days of the rock super group Queen.

Special concert to mark 70 years of brass bands gathering

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Brighouse and Rastrick Band

6:46pm Friday 28th August 2015

FORMER regional and national brass band champions, Brighouse & Rastrick band is to hold a special concert shortly marking 70 years since the traditional series began.

Foodbank in Wyke sees summer increase in visitors

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Wyke Foodbank volunteers, from left, Alison Cragg, Hayley Bell, and Sarah Hanson

12:50am Thursday 27th August 2015

A FOODBANK in Wyke which opened in June has been seeing the effects of the absence of free school meals during the summer holidays as more families come through its doors.

Smoking in children's play areas could be banned

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Smoking in children's play areas could be banned

2:27pm Tuesday 25th August 2015

CHILDREN'S playgrounds could become smoke free areas in a move designed to stop youngsters being exposed to second-hand smoke and prevent young people from starting to smoke in the first place.

TV airing for nine short films produced for Bradford City of Film contest

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Greg Bishop

12:03am Tuesday 25th August 2015

NINE short films which were part of a year-long competition organised by Bradford UNESCO City of Film are to be shown on the Sky Arts channel for the first time later this week.

Committed Bradford volunteer nominated for 2015 Community Stars Awards

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Amina Rehman, who nominated Walk leader Mohammed Nazir for a community star award

1:26pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

A COMMITTED volunteer for a programme providing activities for those with health conditions or who have recently been discharged from hospital has been nominated in the 2015 Community Stars Awards.

Patients honour implant service that has changed lives for 25 years

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Professor Chris Raine, Marcus Leek with a donated picture, and Jane Martin at the Listening for Life Centre 25th anniversary celebration

3:46pm Friday 21st August 2015

PATIENTS who have undergone life-changing surgery thanks to a service at Bradford Royal Infirmary have helped celebrate its 25th anniversary.

Historic hall to host regional dog show

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Oakwell Hall

12:51pm Wednesday 19th August 2015

THE Yorkshire Rose Dog Rescue charity is holding its seventh annual dog show at Oakwell Hall (pictured) in Birstall next month.

Work starts on new city centre park in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Preparation work starts for laying the lawn on the site of the old Tyrls police station

5:09am Wednesday 19th August 2015

WORK is starting this week to create a temporary garden in the city centre following the demolition of the former Tyrls police station.

Kirklees Council to sell small plots for housing

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Kirklees Council to sell small plots for housing

4:05pm Tuesday 18th August 2015

FIVE surplus sites across the Spen Valley are set to be sold off by Kirklees Council in a project designed to boost house building in the district and raise £750,000.

Eye-opening spectacle as new IMAX screen is delivered through roof of National Media Museum

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The new IMAX screen being delivered to the National Media Museum in Bradford

1:58pm Tuesday 18th August 2015

BRADFORD'S early morning skyline showed a rather different picture today as a new IMAX screen was delivered to the National Media Museum.

Bradford Council pays out £80,000 to developers after fighting five planning appeals

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Val Slater

12:48am Tuesday 18th August 2015

BRADFORD Council has paid out more than £80,000 to developers in the last five years after fighting five planning appeals which were overturned by the Government's planning inspectorate.

Bradfordians prepare to celebrate all things Yorkshire

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Lord Mayor Councillor Joanne Dodds with her Yorkshire flag

5:05am Friday 31st July 2015

THE white rose of Yorkshire will be flying at venues across the district tomorrow as Bradfordians celebrate all that is good about God's Own County on Yorkshire Day in style.

Nominations for fifth Community Stars Awards begin to roll in

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Members of Foxhill Brass Band at the Brass Tacks event held at Black Dyke Mills in Queensbury earlier this month

5:28am Thursday 30th July 2015

NOMINATIONS for the fifth annual Community Stars campaign have begun to roll in, celebrating hard-working volunteers who strive to make a difference in their local communities across Bradford.

Guidelines welcomed to improve end-of-life care

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Marie Curie, which runs a hospice in Bradford, says patients are at the centre of discussions about their care

5:04am Thursday 30th July 2015

NEW guidance from health officials designed to improve end-of-life care has been welcomed in the district.

City centre ceremony will herald opening of world's first international mixed-ability rugby tournament

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CALLS: MP Gerry Sutcliffe

4:02am Thursday 30th July 2015

A CITY centre ceremony, a conference and an all day festival ahead of the final match are part of the first international mixed-ability rugby tournament being held in Bingley next month.

Wok ever next - new Chinese restaurant for Cleckheaton

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Images showing how the Chinese restaurant will look once the renovation work has been completed

4:18am Tuesday 28th July 2015

WORK is under way to transform a dilapidated building on a key site in Cleckheaton into a Chinese restaurant.

Protesters lose battle to stop new homes scheme in Greengates

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Campaigners protesting outside City Hall against plans to build up to 130 homes on green fields at Greengates

2:42pm Thursday 23rd July 2015

CAMPAIGNERS have failed in their bid to prevent a plan to build up to 130 homes on green fields in Greengates, after planners approved the outline scheme.

Thousands sign petitions to keep libraries open as crucial Council decision looms large

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A group of campaigners outside Cleckheaton Library last year

2:06pm Wednesday 22nd July 2015

A FINAL decision on the future of libraries in Kirklees is expected to be made in early autumn after a debate next week on the £1.85 million cuts to the service.

Up to £220 million earmarked to tackle traffic hotspot near Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Vehicles using the car share lane linking the M606 to the M62 from Bradford to Leeds as it opened in 2008

3:26pm Tuesday 21st July 2015

BETWEEN £120 million and £220 million has been earmarked for a new congestion-busting scheme on a busy route connecting two motorways near Bradford.

Debate on plans to close libraries in Cleckheaton, Birstall and Heckmondwike

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cleckheaton Library

1:11pm Tuesday 21st July 2015

KIRKLEES councillors will debate the future of libraries across the district following a 12-week public consultation.

Man punched and kicked girlfriend in row over cat mess on bed

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Man punched and kicked girlfriend in row over cat mess on bed

12:53pm Tuesday 21st July 2015

A 46-YEAR-OLD man has been given a 15 month jail sentence suspended for two years after admitting punching and kicking his partner in a row about her pet cat being sick on their bed.

Congestion-busting plans for motorway network near Bradford unveiled today

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor David Green

12:03am Tuesday 21st July 2015

DETAILS of further plans to tackle congestion on a busy motorway section near Bradford will be revealed today as Highways England unveils more than £1.3 billion of improvements to roads in the region over the next five years.

Bradford binman jailed for his part in late-night takeaway attack on two women

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Machete-swinging teenager spared jail after attacking car and threatening man

1:48pm Monday 20th July 2015

A 36-YEAR-OLD Bradford Council refuse worker has been jailed today for eight months after admitting his part in a late-night attack on two women which took place in a city centre takeaway.

Do you know a Community Star who deserves to be recognised?

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Telegraph & Argus Community Stars award winners from 2014 pictured at City Hall with their medals following the ceremony

12:03am Monday 20th July 2015

HARD-WORKING volunteers who strive to make a difference in their local communities across Bradford are to be recognised for their dedication, as the fifth annual Community Stars campaign begins today.

Healthwatch earns praise with inclusion and access awards

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Andrew Jones, manager of Healthwatch Bradford and District

6:10pm Thursday 16th July 2015

HEALTHWATCH Bradford has been highly commended twice at the national Healthwatch Network Conference, which was held in Manchester.

New city centre park to be created in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The site where The Tyrls police station used to stand

3:08pm Thursday 16th July 2015

WORK to create a temporary park on the site of a former police station in Bradford city centre will start this summer.

Appeal to re-home four kittens dumped at Bradford pet store

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The kittens which were abandoned at the Pets At Home store at Forster Square Retail Park, Bradford

12:39pm Wednesday 15th July 2015

THESE four kittens are looking for a new home after being dumped in a bag at a Bradford pet store.

Bradford businesswoman defends herself after Dragons' Den appearance

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Entrepreneur Farnaz Khan

2:33am Wednesday 15th July 2015

A BRADFORD businesswoman has defended herself after she appeared on television show the Dragons' Den to pitch for investment but seemingly struggled to answer financial questions about her shapewear firm.

UPDATE: Number of homeless families doubles in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Val Slater

8:50am Tuesday 14th July 2015

THE number of families in Bradford that are homeless and living in temporary accommodation has almost doubled over the last year, according to the latest Government statistics.

Band to mark 40th anniversary with celebration concert

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Metropolitan Concert Band performing at Saltaire bandstand in June last year

6:03am Monday 6th July 2015

A CONCERT band which plays all over West Yorkshire and attracts players from across the region too is celebrating its 40th anniversary year with a special concert this weekend.

Every little helps charity foodbank appeal

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: From left, Jane Gibbon, the service manager at Tesco in Buttershaw, trade manager Alex Pickford, Bradford South MP Judith Cummins, store people partner Alison Moore and compliance manager Terrie Sykes

9:02am Saturday 4th July 2015

SUPERMARKET workers in Buttershaw have been encouraging customers to help feed people in need by donating long-life food to charity.

See the Hockney painting that sold for more than £3m at auction

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:17am Thursday 2nd July 2015

A PAINTING by Bradford artist David Hockney has sold at auction for more than £3 million.

Traditional crafts on show at canalside forge open day

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An archive photograph of Dobson Lock in Apperley Bridge

5:20pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

AN OPEN day is being held this weekend at the working blacksmiths forge next to Dobson Lock in Apperley Bridge on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal.

Cache of guns found at Bradford house after man, 49, shot himself dead during police raid

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police guard Colin Berry's house following his death in October 2013

1:23pm Monday 29th June 2015

A DOZEN firearms, as well as imitation guns, rounds of ammunition and drugs were found at a Bradford house where a man was shot dead with his own gun during a police raid, an inquest heard today.

Bradford Council left to foot the bill of its 'unreasonable behaviour' over KFC drive-through

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: BILL: The boarded-up site for the KFC restaurant as seen from Odsal Road

5:06am Monday 29th June 2015

BRADFORD Council could foot the bill for the cost of overturning a decision not to allow a fast-food restaurant to be built.

Children of man shot dead with own gun during police raid kept asking officers how their dad was, inquest told

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

3:05am Friday 26th June 2015

THE THREE children of a man shot dead with his own gun during a police raid at their Bradford home kept asking officers how their dad was as they sat in a police van outside, an inquest heard yesterday.

Inquest hears how confusion followed fatal shooting

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

1:26pm Thursday 25th June 2015

AN INQUEST into the death of a man shot dead with his own gun during a police raid at his Bradford home has heard how confusion surrounded who had been injured when officers first heard the report over their radios.

Heritage bosses start study to bring more mills back into use

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: External restoration work is now complete on the Genappe Mill area of Dalton Mills

5:34am Thursday 25th June 2015

A STUDY is to take place exploring new ways of bringing a Keighley textile mill back in to use, using another restored town building as an example.

Heritage bosses start project to bring more mills back into use

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: External restoration work is now complete on the Genappe Mill area of Dalton Mills

12:03am Wednesday 24th June 2015

A STUDY is to take place exploring new ways of bringing West Yorkshire textile mills back in to use, using two restored mills in the district as examples.

VIDEO: Thief steals £2,500 from pensioner's handbag

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Susan Gott from Saltaire who had £2,500 stolen from her handbag

5:05am Tuesday 23rd June 2015

A PENSIONER has shared her disgust after £2,500 was stolen from her handbag when she was sitting on a town centre bench.

Bradford resident speaks out following theft of garden ornaments

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lesley Daly in her front garden on Leaventhorpe Lane, Thornton, where the garden ornaments were stolen from

4:42am Tuesday 23rd June 2015

A BRADFORD resident has spoken out following the theft of gnomes and animal ornaments from her garden in Thornton.

Artist raised in Bradford picks up major prize

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Artist Alister Colley picture with his official painting created for Yorkshire's Grand Depart for the Tour de France last year

1:20am Monday 22nd June 2015

AN ARTIST who grew up in Bradford has picked up one of the art world's leading prizes.

Spectacular crash sparks fresh concern over road safety outside Bradford school

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Parents are concerned about speeding cars outside Thorpe Primary School in Thorp Garth, who drive straight through the zebra crossing despite schoolchildren waiting to cross.

3:56am Friday 19th June 2015

CONCERNS have been raised about the speed of traffic on a stretch of road in Bradford after a crash saw a vehicle overturn on a zebra crossing regularly used by parents taking their children to a nearby primary school.

Much work needed to reduce numbers of district's smoking mums-to-be, health chiefs admit

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A pregnant woman holding a cigarette

4:07pm Thursday 18th June 2015

THE number of women in the Bradford district smoking during the final stages of pregnancy fell slightly last year, but the figure remained stubbornly high compared to the national average.

Unemployment continues to fall across Bradford district, new figures reveal

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Heather Barraclough, employer and partnership manager at Jobcentre Plus in Bradford

1:58pm Wednesday 17th June 2015

UNEMPLOYMENT has continued to fall across the Bradford district, reaching its lowest level in more than seven years, according to the latest statistics.

'Music tourism' gives region £203 million economic boost

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: ROCK ON: Last year’s Bingley Music Live was a boost for the area. Top, Chamber of Trade president Howard Martin

3:45am Wednesday 17th June 2015

The three-day Bingley Music Live festival and a variety of concerts held at Bradford's St George's Hall were among the events that gave the region a massive boost from music tourism last year.

Students become published authors with poetry and short story book

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Some of the Bradford Academy students who were involved in the anthology are, back from left, Seren Robb, Lydia Shackleton, Mohammed Talha Ahmed, and front from left, Matthew Ward, Ismaeel Shah and Samival Mahmood

12:24pm Tuesday 16th June 2015

STUDENTS at a Bradford school have published an anthology of original poems and short stories after working alongside a professional writer for a year.

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