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Children in care praised for their fundraising drive

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: With some of the tools given to the project at Meadowlea children's home, Menston, are, (from left), Quentin Mackenzie, of Menston in Bloom, Kier Brook and Ben Barraclough, of Wickes, and Andrew Musgrave, a senior staff member at Meadowlea

8:02am Friday 6th March 2015

YOUNGSTERS and staff at a children's home in Menston are fundraising for two different organisations by helping to build bird tables and feeders which will be put on sale.

Allotment holder banned from keeping animals after RSPCA found dying dog in shed

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Dillon, the 14-year-old cross breed, was found emaciated and dehydrated in an allotment shed in Baildon by RSPCA inspectors on Christmas Eve

1:38pm Wednesday 4th March 2015

A MAN has been banned from keeping animals after his elderly pet dog was found so dehydrated vets believed it was 36 hours away from death.

Thieves plunder bottles of fizz meant for charity fundraiser

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The fundraisers, (back, from left) Mary Sykes, Eileen Slater, Lesley Gough, Paula Emery, and, (front, from left),  Janette Varley, Josie Dunne, Rhiannon Menic

8:02am Wednesday 4th March 2015

CALLOUS thieves have stolen bottles of fizz destined for a charity masquerade ball being organised by a group of women to raise funds for the Marie Curie hospice in Bradford.

Bradford selected for cycle safety campaign as injuries rise

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The number of accidents in which cyclists are injured is rising in Bradford

5:02pm Tuesday 3rd March 2015

A POSTER campaign aimed at improving safety for cyclists has been extended to Bradford as the number of injury accidents rise.

Car wash plan refused amid road safety fears

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

3:29pm Monday 2nd March 2015

PLANS to create a car wash at a former car insurance sales office in the Bowling and Barkerend ward have been turned down by Bradford Council planners.

Protest held in Bradford over impact of work capability assessments on disabled people

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: People gather in Hustlergate to protest against Maximus

11:06am Monday 2nd March 2015

CAMPAIGNERS took part in a protest this morning outside the Bradford branch of Maximus in the city centre, as the firm takes on the job of assessing whether people are eligible for sickness and disability benefits.

Bradford Beck poetry competition gathers pace

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Poets encouraged to put pen to paper for Bradford Beck project

4:07am Friday 27th February 2015

A CALL for writers to pen a poem to help mark the route of Bradford's buried beck is gathering pace.

Maya gives up her locks to help children suffering with cancer

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Maya Fieldhouse, 16, of Wibsey, holds aloft her hair which she had chopped off to donate to the Little Princess Trust

8:02am Thursday 26th February 2015

A TEENAGE girl who has lost both her grandmother and her best friend to cancer is donating her hair to help other children with cancer.

Major city centre roadworks to continue into next month

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The gas mains replacement works in Bank Street, Bradford

4:02am Thursday 26th February 2015

MAJOR roadworks to replace ageing gas mains in Bradford city centre will continue into next month.

Hundreds sign petition against funding cuts to training programme for Bradford's top young swimmers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sian Morgan training with the City of Bradford swimming club in 2010

5:34am Tuesday 24th February 2015

AN ONLINE petition against proposed funding cuts to a training programme for Bradford's top young swimmers has already gathered 750 signatures.

Joy as Wilsden man's charity builds 100th well for Tanzania community

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ray Rowan, 73, of Wilsden, who set up Yorkshire-based charity Poverty Relief Foundation to provide clean water to some of Tanzania’s poorest communities, pictured with some of the villagers he has helped

1:47pm Monday 16th February 2015

A CHARITY set up by a Wilsden man has reached a milestone as the projects' 100th well has been built in Tanzania

Poets urged to join project to show Bradford Beck's hidden route through city

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Poets encouraged to put pen to paper for Bradford Beck project

5:04am Friday 13th February 2015

WRITERS with a passion for Bradford are being asked to pen a poem to help a project aimed at sharing the hidden route of the city's buried beck.

Man inspired to train for marathon after recovering from serious leg break

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Man inspired to train for marathon after recovering from serious leg break

5:04am Friday 13th February 2015

A MAN who is slowly losing his sight has been inspired to run the London Marathon after undergoing months of physiotherapy to help him recover from a badly broken leg.

Warning bells sound as spending on agency nurses soars

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Nicola Lees, deputy chief executive and director of nursing at Bradford District Care Trust

4:53am Thursday 12th February 2015

SPENDING on agency nurses by two local health trusts has doubled due to a “payday loan attitudes towards workforce planning”, a report has warned.

Bradford team performs first cochlear implant operations in Malawi

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: HELP: Above, Richard Mohammed (centre), 16, with Joyce Chapotera (front), nine, and (from left)  audiology officer Mwanaisha Phiri, Richard’s mother Alima Lachisanu, African Bible College audiologist Rebecca Bartlet and Joyce’s mother Cecelia Chapoter

6:02pm Tuesday 10th February 2015

SPECIALISTS at Bradford Royal Infirmary have performed the first cochlear implant surgery in Malawi, helping two deaf children to hear in what is a life-changing operation.

Commonweath Games swimmer from Bradford 'would not have succeeded' without Council's under-threat elite swimming programme

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sian Morgan training with the City of Bradford swimming club in 2010

5:51am Tuesday 10th February 2015

COMMONWEATH Games swimmer Sian Morgan has spoken of how Bradford Council's elite swimming programme provided her with the skills to compete at the highest level.

Warning bells sound as spending on agency nurses soars

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The cost of using agency nurses is soaring

5:32am Friday 6th February 2015

SPENDING on agency nurses by health trusts in the Bradford district has soared by more than a quarter due to "payday loan attitude towards workforce planning", a report has warned.

Funding threat to elite swimming club which helped Olympians from district

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Phil Barker Bradford Councils Assistant Director for sport and leisure

5:22am Friday 6th February 2015

AN ELITE swimming programme which has helped train Olympians from the district is under threat in its current form as Bradford Council looks to reduce the funding to the development scheme.

Three groups bid to take over neglected cemetery chapel in Bowling

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Joseph Maxwell (right) and Shazad Hamed from Despencers Charitable Trust stand next to Bowling Cemetery chapel, which they hope to develop

5:03am Tuesday 3rd February 2015

THREE organisations are interested in taking over a crime hotspot derelict chapel which was threatened with being knocked down.

Family's heartache as second son diagnosed with cancer

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Tracy and Philip Edwards with, from left, sons Callum, Shane, Scott and Kyle

6:02am Monday 2nd February 2015

A MOTHER whose miracle son recently got the all-clear from cancer has spoken of the gut-wrenching moment doctors told her another of her sons had leukaemia.

VIDEO: How snow and ice brought disruption to Bradford's roads and schools

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A Volkswagen Golf which overturned in icy conditions at the top of Park Road, Bingley

4:56am Friday 30th January 2015

A TOTAL of 125 schools were forced to close yesterday, as snow caused disruption on the roads and delays to services across the Bradford district.

Bradford Council supports use of identity cards in bid to tackle electoral fraud

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: City Solicitor Suzan Hemingway is to be interim chief executive of Bradford Council

5:46am Thursday 29th January 2015

BRADFORD Council is supporting the introduction of identity cards at polling stations to help combat electoral fraud.

Permission sought to build more affordable homes in Ravenscliffe

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The site in Ravenscliffe where Incommunities is seeking permission to build homes

7:52am Wednesday 28th January 2015

SOCIAL housing landlord Incommunities is set to build almost 350 homes across the district in the next three years as part of a commitment to creating more affordable homes.

VIDEO: Candles lit to remember Holocaust victims and survivors

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Denise Poole, Chaplain to the Bishop of Bradford and Macey Broadbent from St John's Primary School light a candle

3:14pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

CANDLES were lit at a special ceremony in Bradford today to remember the victims and survivors of the Holocaust and other genocides.

Allegations about candidate selection in Keighley at centre of row between Ukip and Amjad Bashir

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Amjad Bashir

5:31am Tuesday 27th January 2015

ALLEGATIONS of interference in Ukip candidate selection in Keighley are at the centre of a continuing row between Bradford businessman Amjad Bashir and his former party.

Closure-threatened charity makes appeal for funding

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Linda Gray, Jed Din (left) and Akhtar Malik at Bradford City Centre Project 's base at Oak Villas, Manningham

5:36am Monday 26th January 2015

A LONG-established Bradford charity which supports homeless young people across the district is appealing for funding to help protect its future which could be in jeopardy.

Victims and survivors of genocides to be remembered at special Bradford ceremony

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Candles being lit at last year's Holocaust Memorial Service in City Hall

5:16am Monday 26th January 2015

VICTIMS and survivors of the holocaust and other genocides will be remembered at a special ceremony organised by Bradford Council to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.

Liquidator lodges challenge over theatre's community asset status

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The New Bradford Playhouse, Little Germany.

9:32am Sunday 25th January 2015

THE status of Bradford's historic Playhouse theatre as a community asset is under review after an appeal by the liquidator which was responsible for the building.

Number of people claiming unemployment benefit falls in Bradford district - but rises in Keighley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: OPTIMISM: Diana Towler, employer and partnership manager for Bradford JobCentres, is encouraged by the fall in unemployment

2:40pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

THE number of people claiming unemployment benefit in the Bradford district fell last month by more than 200, according to the latest figures.

Planning decision has devastating consequences for district's open spaces, senior councillor warns

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Liberal Democrats councillors, (from left),  Alun Griffiths, Janette Sunderland and Dominic Fear who are warning that not enough land is being set aside for housing leaving green field sites vulnerable to development

4:33am Wednesday 21st January 2015

A SENIOR councillor last night warned that a decision to overturn the Council's refusal of a housing scheme on a designated urban greenspace could have devastating consequences for the district .

Bradford mosques leader demands apology over terror letter

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mohammed Rafiq Sehgal, the president of the Council for Mosques

4:38pm Monday 19th January 2015

MUSLIM leaders in Bradford have called on a key Government minister to apologise over a letter written to mosques in England urging them to do more to root out extremists and prevent young people being radicalised.

Bradford people urged to find out how to nominate land and property as community assets

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jonathan Crewdson of Cobbeydale regeneration. (16070381)

5:55am Saturday 17th January 2015

TWO free sessions are being held in Bradford later this month for people interested in the powers local communities have to nominate land and property as community assets.

Council pays £45,000 in compensation for damage caused by roads

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Council has paid out £45,000 in compensation due to vehicles being damaged by poor road conditions

7:02am Tuesday 13th January 2015

DRIVERS and riders have been paid out a total of £45,000 in compensation by Bradford Council in the past two years for damage caused to vehicles due to road conditions.

Bradford libraries owed £795,000 in unpaid fines and missing books

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Susan Hinchcliffe

9:52am Monday 12th January 2015

ALMOST £680,000 worth of books haven't been return to cash-strapped Bradford libraries which are also owed £115,000 in fines.

Work begins on 'gateway' to new Broadway shopping centre

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Broadway is being resurfaced in preparation for the opening of the shopping centre

10:08am Friday 9th January 2015

WORK has started to improve one of the main gateways to Bradford's new shopping centre.

£1.4m 'finishing school' for potential Broadway shopping centre workers to open in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Westfield Broadway shopping centre will create 2,000 retail jobs

7:02am Friday 9th January 2015

A £1.4 MILLION retail academy is to be set up shortly to provide a "finishing school" for people looking to work in The Broadway shopping centre once it opens later this year.

City's pioneering neighbourhood restoration panels find favour with crime victims

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mark Burns-Williamson , the West Yorkshire  Police and Crime Commissioner

6:01am Thursday 8th January 2015

BRADFORD'S award-winning neighbourhood resolution panels are achieving a 90 per cent victim satisfaction rate and have dealt with 140 referrals since being set up in 2012.

Council acts to stem numbers of fostered children separated from siblings

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Julie Jenkins, Bradford Council's assistant director for children's specialist services

7:02pm Wednesday 7th January 2015

BRADFORD Council is drawing up a new policy in an effort to ensure that fewer children in care in the district are separated from their brothers or sisters when adopted or fostered.

Push to recycle more as Council looks to reduce waste bill

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Council is looking to reduce the amount of rubbish sent to landfill

3:02pm Wednesday 7th January 2015

PEOPLE will be asked to recycle more as Bradford Council looks at ways to reduce the amount of rubbish the district produces and cut the annual £13 million cost of dealing with it.

Riding school postpones event

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sarah Hamilton

12:13pm Wednesday 7th January 2015

A RIDING school which helps disabled Bradford children has postponed its next charity curry night as it clashes with Bradford City's FA Cup replay against Millwall.

Bradford's City Park to feature at London exhibition showcasing urban landscape projects

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: City Park

10:24am Tuesday 6th January 2015

BRADFORD'S City Park is to feature alongside the Olympic Park in a major new exhibition showcasing urban landscape projects opening in London this week.

Bradford's City Park to feature at London exhibition showcasing urban landscape projects

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford City Park

5:00pm Tuesday 6th January 2015

BRADFORD’S City Park is to feature alongside the Olympic Park in a major new London exhibition showcasing urban-landscape projects.

Major restoration scheme in Saltaire to start in the next week with the felling of 30 mature trees

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: a photo montage of restoration scheme at Victoria Road, Saltaire, with smaller replacement trees, paving work and new street lighting

10:22am Tuesday 6th January 2015

A MAJOR restoration scheme in historic Saltaire will begin in the next week or so with the felling of an avenue of more than 30 mature trees in Victoria Road.

Major restoration scheme in Saltaire to start in the next week with the felling of 30 mature trees

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

9:31am Tuesday 6th January 2015

A MAJOR restoration scheme in historic Saltaire will begin in the next week or so with the felling of an avenue of more than 30 mature trees in Victoria Road.

Printmakers' work is on display at museum

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Work by Ian wrench on display as part of an exhibition on printmaking at the Bradford Industrial Museum

12:08pm Wednesday 31st December 2014

AN EXHIBITION profiling the work of a group of printmakers in West Yorkshire has gone on display in Bradford.

Bradford Council wardens attacked 450 times in three years

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A civil enforcement officer issuing a penalty charge notice in Bradford

6:10am Friday 26th December 2014

COUNCIL wardens have been subjected to more than 450 attacks in the last three years, coming under fire three times a week on average.

Bradford family to enjoy extra special Christmas after son given all-clear from cancer

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Nine-year-old Shane Edwards (in green top) with his mum Tracy, brothers Kyle, left, and Scott, in the Bradford City shirt

5:13am Wednesday 24th December 2014

A BRADFORD family are looking forward to an extra special Christmas this year after their nine-year-old son was given the all-clear from cancer after battling the disease for a second time.

Christmas joy as T&A hands out £28,000 to Bradford charities

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

5:00am Wednesday 24th December 2014

FIVE organisations across the Bradford district are celebrating today after receiving early Christmas presents of grants totalling almost £28,000 from the charitable arm of the Telegraph & Argus.

UPDATE: Unemployment continues to fall in Bradford

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

5:30pm Wednesday 17th December 2014

THE number of people claiming unemployment benefit in Bradford fell by almost 600 last month, according to the latest figures.

VIDEO: Project to help Bradford people into work has its 1,000th success

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Melissa Parkin who has used the council's Get Bradford Working Scheme and applied for and got an Apprenticeship scheme to work with Westfield

2:43pm Thursday 11th December 2014

A MULTI-MILLION pound employment and skills programme run by Bradford Council has reached an important milestone after placing 1,000 people in work.

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