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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.

Plans submitted for auction house at site of illegal bazaar

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The former Shires Bathroom and Tradex site on Beckside Road, Lidget Green

4:47am Tuesday 16th June 2015

PLANS have been submitted to turn part of an industrial building in Lidget Green, Bradford, which was home to an illegally-run bazaar, into an auction house.

VIDEO: Local actors use £50,000 grant to explore history of Magna Carta

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Actors exploring the history of the Magna Carta at City Hall

4:32pm Monday 15th June 2015

A THEATRCIAL event marking the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta took place at Bradford's City Hall today.

Trophy will mark spirit of world's first rugby tournament of its kind

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Trophy designer Sean Gardner with some of his trophies built from re-claimed materials. Photo: Graham Brewster

2:36pm Friday 12th June 2015

A SPECIAL trophy is being created to recognise the spirit of teams taking part in the first international mixed-ability rugby tournament being held in Bingley this summer.

Fundraisers to scale Ben Nevis for MND research

5:37am Thursday 11th June 2015

THE family and friends of a 44-year-old Bradford man struck down with an aggressive form of Motor Neurone Disease are to scale Ben Nevis this weekend to raise money for a charity helping to find a cure for the rare condition.

New Bradford foodbank welcomes first person in need

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

5:05am Thursday 11th June 2015

VOLUNTEERS have opened a new foodbank in Wyke offering three-day emergency food supplies to people in crisis.

City's IMAX screen to close for £780,000 makeover

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The National Media Museum

4:07pm Wednesday 10th June 2015

BRADFORD'S IMAX cinema at the National Media Museum will close for more than two months for a £780,000 upgrade.

Plans for Bradford Broadway cinema put before Council

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An artist's impression of the new boutique cinema development planned for 14-20 Broadway in Bradford

12:39pm Wednesday 10th June 2015

PLANS have been submitted for a six-screen cinema joining onto The Broadway shopping centre in Bradford city centre.

All systems go for Better Start Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Better Start Bradford delegates meet at the Thornbury Centre

5:04am Wednesday 10th June 2015

IT is 'all systems go' for the first of 22 projects as part of a ten-year £49 million programme to give babies and young children in some of the city's most deprived areas the best start in life.

Jungle fun for young reading fans for Bookstart week

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Fadia Sofiya, aged 16 months, of St Edmund's Nursery School and Children's Centre, was at the start of Bookstart Week held at the City Library

12:16pm Tuesday 9th June 2015

CITY Library in Bradford was converted into a jungle for the opening day of a week-long children's book scheme.

Food bank opens in Wyke

5:04am Tuesday 9th June 2015

A FOODBANK opens its doors in Wyke for the first time today aiming to support people in the village in crisis with an emergency supply of food.

Secondary school unable to keep pupils safe, damning inspection report finds

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Hanson Academy

3:51pm Monday 8th June 2015

MORE details have been revealed about why a Bradford school has been placed in special measures by education watchdog Ofsted.

Children encouraged to get wild for jungle-themed book week

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: ROLE: Simon Arnold will be storytelling to children

5:41am Monday 8th June 2015

JUNGLE themed activities take place at Bradford libraries from today, to mark national Bookstart Week.

Second stage of plans to provide flats for homeless people given green light

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Development site Jermyn Court and Clergy House which is currently being converted as part of the scheme for the homeless

5:03am Monday 8th June 2015

WORK is expected to start on the second phase of a housing scheme to provide temporary accommodation for homeless people in the autumn.

Dedicated firefighters bow out after 60 years in service

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: BIG DAY: Retiring are (front left) Kenny Atkins and (right) Carl Pearson, with crew members (from left,) Jon Pearson, Paul Coward, Steve Sutcliffe, Alsan Ali, Ant Bearder and Aldene Woodward

6:02pm Sunday 7th June 2015

TWO Bradford firefighters are retiring after almost 60 years of service between them.

Work continues apace as The Tyrls is demolished

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: GONE: Demolition of The Tyrls, the former city centre police station, is well under way

2:02pm Friday 5th June 2015

WORK to demolish the remainder of The Tyrls on the edge of City Park is continuing with one side of the building already brought down to ground level.

Event will raise profile of Bradford's Becks

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Friends of Bradford's Beck hold artwork which illustrates what the stone plaques will look like which will mark the path of the beck through the city. L-r Graham Glover, Ed Butterworth, Colin Fine, Dagmara Kepczynska

3:01am Friday 5th June 2015

THE Friends of Bradford's Becks group is taking part in an event in the city centre tomorrow - a finale to a competition to write a poem which will mark the route of the city's buried beck.

Otley's MP adds tribute to those being paid to former Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Charles Kennedy

5:38am Thursday 4th June 2015

OTLEY'S MP has added his tribute to those being paid to former Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy who died suddenly this week, aged 55.

RSPCA inspector to swim, cycle and run 160 miles to raise money for charity

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: RSPCA inspector Sarah Bagley - credit Silvery Moon Photography

2:04am Thursday 4th June 2015

AN RSPCA inspector is to swim, cycle and run 160 miles next weekend as part of a gruelling physical challenge to raise money for the animal charity she works for.

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