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Call for businesses to support busy Bradford foodbank

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: From left, volunteers Mally Kay and Mark Kay, Watermill Press managing director Dale Deacon, print director Sandra Carr, and volunteer Ryan Huxham

11:02am Saturday 23rd May 2015

A BUSY city centre foodbank is appealing for regular monthly sponsors from the business community to ensure it can continue helping local people in need.

New microbrewery set to add variety to pub scene

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:10am Friday 22nd May 2015

A PUB which has been under careful renovation for over a year will soon open serving ales brewed in its own backyard.

Rolling Stones roadie opens music shop in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Billy Lockwood, left, and Alistair Brackenridge have opened a new music shop in Bradford, Access All Areas

5:32pm Thursday 21st May 2015

A FORMER roadie for U2 and the Rolling Stones has returned home to open a new music store on the outskirts of Bradford's city centre.

Firefighter Andy Carter retires after a near 30-year career spent at Bradford station

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Firefighter Andy Carter retires after nearly 30 years service at Bradford Fire Station

5:32am Thursday 21st May 2015

'FIRE hero' Andy Carter is retiring next week after almost 30 years as a firefighter, serving his whole career at one station.

Inquest into man's bus stop crash death is adjourned

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Inquest into man who died after being hit by car at bus stop will be opened next week

1:17pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

AN INQUEST into the death of a Bradford man who was hit by a car at a bus stop was opened and adjourned yesterday.

Brownies and guides clean up with park litter pick

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Members of the Third Clayton Brownies and First Clayton Guides take part in the litter pick

12:52pm Tuesday 19th May 2015

ABOUT 20 Brownies and Guides in Clayton, Bradford, helped clear up an area by a park by taking part in a litter pick.

Bradford recruitment agency to star in 'warts and all' Channel 4 documentary

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jane Vincent, centre, with her team at Bradford recruitment agency Candelisa People

2:11pm Monday 18th May 2015

A BRADFORD recruitment firm is to star in a new four-part Channel 4 documentary which airs on Wednesday night.

Marketing to start of one of city's prime development sites

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The former Tyrls police station which is being demolished

7:02am Saturday 16th May 2015

BRADFORD Council is to begin marketing the former police station site in the city centre to developers shortly as demolition work continues to clear it.

Jobless rate continues to fall in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sue Webster, Bradford relationship manager for Jobcentre Plus

1:44pm Wednesday 13th May 2015

UNEMPLOYMENT has continued to fall across the Bradford district, reaching its lowest level in more than six years.

PICTURES: Work starts to demolish remainder of Tyrls police station in Bradford city centre

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The former police station, The Tyrls, where demolition work has begun

1:39pm Wednesday 13th May 2015

WORK has begun to demolish the remainder of the former police station in Bradford which will clear the way for a new business district in the city centre.

Inquest into man who died after being hit by car at bus stop will be opened next week

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Inquest into man who died after being hit by car at bus stop will be opened next week

11:14am Wednesday 13th May 2015

AN INQUEST into the death of a Bradford man who was hit by a car at a bus stop will be opened in Rochdale next week.

Keighley man, 40, stepped into path of moving train, inquest told

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix coroners coroner's court inquest coroner

6:28pm Tuesday 12th May 2015

A 40-YEAR-OLD man, who suffered from schizophrenia, died when he stepped into the path of a moving train, an inquest heard today.

Mental health awareness highlighted by housing group

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Greg Robinson, Incommunities assistant chief executive for resources, and Nazir Hussain at the Mental Health Awareness Week event

5:05am Tuesday 12th May 2015

RAISING awareness of how mental health issues can affect people's lives was the aim of a special event yesterday organised by the district's largest social landlord, Incommunities.

UPDATE: District's A&E departments meet waiting times target

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Royal Infirmary

9:30am Tuesday 12th May 2015

THE district's hospitals are still meeting national A&E department waiting time targets, according to the latest weekly figures released yesterday.

Primary school told to improve by Ofsted inspectors

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Harden Primary School

4:08am Friday 8th May 2015

INCONSISTENCY in the quality of teaching at a primary school has led to the academy being told to improve by Ofsted inspectors.

Police condemn vandalism at riding for disabled group

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Joyce Harris, an instructor at St Ives (Bingley) Riding for the Disabled, with one of the locks which was filled with glue by vandals

6:02pm Thursday 7th May 2015

VANDALS have struck at a charity which helps disabled children in an act described by police as "mindless".

Council services merger is closer

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A close up of the clock tower at Bradford City Hall

1:56pm Thursday 7th May 2015

PLANS to merge building control services across Bradford and neighbouring Kirklees have taken one step closer after Kirklees Council’s cabinet has now agreed in principle to support the move, with Bradford Council’s executive having done so in March.

Ceremony to mark VE Day anniversary

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The newly elected Lord Mayor Of Bradford Mike Gibbons is sworn in at City Hall. AG Rep CA   (8391748)

1:50pm Thursday 7th May 2015

THE Lord Mayor of Bradford is leading a ceremony of commem-oration in the city’s Centenary Square tomorrow to mark Victory in Europe Day and 70 years since the end of the Second World War in Europe.

Former special school could be sold off by Bradford Council

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Campaigners who want to turn Heaton Royds Special School into an environmental hub. Pictured are l-r Jack Darling from Bradford Community Environmental Project, Karen Hutchinson from Bradford RePaint, Chris Windsor and Carlton Smith both from BCEP

2:47am Thursday 7th May 2015

A FORMER special school in the district could now be sold off by Bradford Council after a community environmental organisation failed in its bid to raise the money to buy it.

Two parliamentary candidates speak to pupils during visits to Bradford primary school

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Vicki Ward Tory Parliamentary candidate for Bradford South visiting pupils at Reevy Hill Primary School in Buttershaw

1:32pm Wednesday 6th May 2015

TWO parliamentary candidates for Bradford South have visited a primary school in the constituency to speak to pupils about the forthcoming general election.

Cricket matches may be cut after mower theft as club hit twice by burglars

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

5:04am Wednesday 6th May 2015

A BRADFORD cricket club has had all its ground keeping machinery stolen in two break-ins, leaving club officials without any means to tend to the pitch ahead of two home matches this weekend.

People urged to swap beds for sleeping bags in aid of young homeless

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Volunteers from Centre Point Faye and Neil Edmondson and Chloe Wilson at the sleepover last year

5:05am Tuesday 5th May 2015

ORGANISERS of a charity sleep out event in support of homeless young people in the city are hoping to raise even more money than they did at the inaugural event last year.

VIDEO: CCTV footage shows three yobs riding stolen bike

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A CCTV image of three people on the stolen motorcycle

5:40am Tuesday 5th May 2015

A GROUP of bikers turned detective when a friend's beloved bike was stolen and found it being ridden by three joyriders within 14 hours.

Bradford businessman calls for urgent action over persistent fly-tipping near his firm

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Saleh Mohammed Malik is complaining about the fly-tipping in St Jude's Place, Manningham

3:49am Saturday 2nd May 2015

A BRADFORD businessman is calling for action over persistent fly-tipping in the street behind his firm, which he says is unsightly and attracting rats.

'Continuing saga' over new magistrates court cells set to end

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The new custody suite at Bradford and Keighley Magistrates' Court in Bradford

4:56am Thursday 30th April 2015

NEW magistrates court cells, which are part of a £4.5 million project to free up a key city centre site for redevelopment, are expected to open next week after a delay.

Calls for security shutter rules to be relaxed in crime-ridden Bradford areas

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:03am Tuesday 28th April 2015

CALLS have been made for Bradford Council to relax strict security shutter rules in crime-ridden areas to offer businesses greater protection.

Star Incommunities tenants to be celebrated in awards ceremony

2:24am Friday 24th April 2015

AN ANNUAL search to find star Incommunities tenants has begun for the 2015 competition which celebrates the type of people who are making a positive difference in their local community.

Praise for ground-breaking housing careers project

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Some of Incommunities' latest Junior GEM recruits who attend Buttershaw Business and Enterprise College and Tong High School

7:03am Thursday 23rd April 2015

A GROUND-breaking graduate employment programme, which has trained almost 100 people since it started, has again been accredited for its outstanding success in building careers in housing.

Family inconsolable as dead pensioner's belongings thrown away after flat clear-out

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Julie Lloyd outside her mum's former flat

5:04am Tuesday 21st April 2015

A DISTRAUGHT woman says her family feels inconsolable after her mum's social housing flat in Bradford was cleared without their knowledge following her death and all her belongings were thrown away.

VIDEO: Ken Livingstone campaigns for Labour in Bradford West

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Len Livingstone: Live

2:22pm Monday 20th April 2015

FORMER Mayor of London Ken Livingstone joined Labour candidate for Bradford West, Naz Shah, on the campaign trail in the constituency today

Meet your Telegraph & Argus Happy Tots winner

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Happy Tots 2015 winner Alanah Johnson

12:26pm Monday 20th April 2015

TODAY the Telegraph & Argus can reveal the winner of our annual Happy Tots competition.

Thornton in Bloom goes for gold in memory of Val Binney

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: At the Yorkshire in Bloom judging are, from left, Steve Stanworth, Yorkshire in Bloom judge Mike Waddington, Thornton in Bloom member Lynda Deeney, owner of the Ring O' Bells Anne Preston, and judge Lee Senior

8:02am Friday 17th April 2015

MEMBERS of Thornton in Bloom have vowed to dig deep in memory of their former chairman, long-serving former councillor Valerie Binney, who died last summer, in a bid to improve on last year's silver award.

More than 1,100 Bradford pupils fail to get first-choice primary school

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Demand for places outstrips supply at some Bradford primary schools

3:55pm Thursday 16th April 2015

MORE than 1,100 children across the Bradford district will not be going to their first-choice primary school this September.

Thousands risk falling into Council Tax arrears as relief system branded unsustainable

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor David Green

4:32am Tuesday 14th April 2015

NEARLY 11,000 people claiming a reduction in their council tax bill risk falling into arrears as the way they pay is not sustainable in the long term, a Bradford Council report warns.

Moves made to acquire last of land needed for Low Moor railway station

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: ON TRACK: An artist's impression of the new station at Low Moor

7:22am Friday 10th April 2015

MOVES have been made to compulsory purchase a key piece of land for a new railway station at Low Moor in Bradford.

Why did the bus stop cross the road? Confusion caused by sign blunder

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The confusing bus signs in Town Lane, Idle

7:32am Thursday 9th April 2015

Residents have complained to Bradford Council after a bus stop sign attached to a lamp post was removed when the redundant street light was taken down, then reinstated on the wrong side of the road.

Tough new legislation could be used to crack down on problems blighting Bradford city centre

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Inspector Andy Gallant in Centenary Square

4:37am Tuesday 7th April 2015

TOUGH new legislation could be used to crack down on the blight of anti-social behaviour in Bradford city centre, giving both Council wardens and police officers powers to deal with nuisance behaviour more effectively.

Funding boost for Keighley and Cowling churches

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Holy Trinity Parish Church, Cowling

5:32am Sunday 5th April 2015

CHURCHES in Keighley and Cowling are among more than half a dozen across the district to be awarded cash for vital repairs.

Pubs and youth centres among 34 Bradford buildings granted community asset status - but is their future as safe as it seems?

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradnet chief executive Asif Hussain outside the former Bradford Register Office

11:24am Saturday 4th April 2015

Pubs, youth centres, a cricket club and a library are among more than 30 buildings across the Bradford district to be granted community asset status.

Brothers who have been battling cancer at same time expected to return to school

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Philip and Tracy Edwards at their 2013 wedding with (from left) sons Callum, Shane, Scott and Kyle

4:16am Saturday 4th April 2015

TWO brothers who have been battling cancer at the same time look set to return to school after the Easter holidays.

Bradford retirees warned of pension pot frauds

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: David Lodge, head of West Yorkshire Trading Standards

6:03am Thursday 2nd April 2015

OLDER people in Bradford are being warned that this month's pensions changes could give fraudsters more opportunities to prey on vulnerable people who have accessed their retirement cash early.

STRONG WINDS: Flight cancellations at Leeds Bradford Airport

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Passengers at Leeds-Bradford Airport today

10:14am Tuesday 31st March 2015

SOME flights have been cancelled at Leeds Bradford Airport this morning due to high winds.

Council faces new crisis in home care

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Amir Hussain

5:30am Saturday 28th March 2015

A BITTER row over fees has left one private firm pulling out of Bradford Council home care contracts and two more refusing to take on new referrals.

Funding boost for historic churches

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Reverend Canon Ralph Crowe at St Chad's Church

6:05am Friday 27th March 2015

A NUMBER of churches across the Bradford district have received a funding boost to help pay for essential repair work.

Council prioritises demolition of derelict shops at Four Lane Ends

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Shirley Potter who lives near a row of derelict shops at Four Lane Ends, Bradford

8:04am Thursday 26th March 2015

THE demolition of a row of derelict shops on a busy Bradford junction is to be prioritised after the project is separated from another nearby scheme which requires one more privately-owned building to be bought up by the Council first.

Organisers of charity ball delighted by support after thieves stole bottles of fizz

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

3:50am Tuesday 24th March 2015

A GROUP of women organising a charity masquerade ball for Marie Curie have been overwhelmed by the support and donations they have received since thieves stole bottles of fizz they had bought for the event.

Calls for groups to follow in footsteps of Gareth Malone and get singing

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Festival Choral Society rehearsing for an event it has organised for June

6:02am Monday 23rd March 2015

BRADFORD Festival Choral Society is calling on local choirs and singing groups to join it in a special event as part of this year's Bradford Festival.

Alleged intimidation of Labour's Bradford West candidate reported to police

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Naz Shah

6:19pm Wednesday 18th March 2015

POLICE are investigating reports of intimidation of Labour's Bradford West parliamentary candidate and one of her supporters.

Five arrested after brawl outside hairdressers salon

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Five arrested after brawl outside hairdressers salon

10:30am Wednesday 18th March 2015

FIVE people have been arrested after a brawl outside a newly-opened city centre hair salon.

SOLAR ECLIPSE 2015: Excitement builds as Bradford prepares for sun phenomenon

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

4:42pm Monday 16th March 2015

A PARTIAL solar eclipse could be visible in the skies above Bradford on Friday morning, but experts are warning people wanting to watch the phenomenon to play it safe.

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