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11:42am Thursday 25th September 2014
TOMORROW, the House of Commons may give Prime Minister David Cameron a narrow mandate to order the Royal Air Force to join forces with the United States and five Arab allies and bomb the unholy warriors of Islamic State.
11:44am Tuesday 23rd September 2014
Reader Harry Atkinson, of Little Horton Green, was looking into the history of All Saints Church, Horton, when he chanced upon a brief mention in the history by Colin Clarke and Reuben Davison, In Loving Memory - The Story of Undercliffe Cemetery – regarding a triple tragedy at the church in 1871.
11:24am Wednesday 17th September 2014
4:37pm Monday 8th September 2014
9:59am Friday 5th September 2014
9:56am Friday 5th September 2014
HOME Sweet Home is based on the stories and experiences of older people from Bradford, Deptford and Stockton. The production had a run-out in Bradford earlier this year and returns for a short run in September before touring.
9:54am Friday 5th September 2014
11:59am Wednesday 3rd September 2014
11:28am Monday 1st September 2014
WE SOMETIMES say that this column brings people together. Peter Dyson’s reflections on his 1940s rough-and-tumble childhood in Bradford, published in the T&A on July 19, prompted a response from somebody he used to play with in the quarries near Bolton Woods.
11:41am Friday 29th August 2014
11:19am Wednesday 27th August 2014
10:48am Tuesday 26th August 2014
5:50pm Thursday 21st August 2014
THE new 90-mile long distance walk, which starts in the World Heritage village of Saltaire and finishes in the market town of Appleby-in-Westmorland, has been added to the latest Ordnance Survey maps for the Yorkshire Dales.
1:15pm Wednesday 20th August 2014
1:13pm Monday 18th August 2014
3:18pm Friday 15th August 2014
ONCE again The Queen public house, opposite St George's Hall in Bradford, has closed down, prompting those interested in pubs to wonder whether this familiar aspect of daily life has much of a future.
11:21am Tuesday 12th August 2014
INTRACTABLE murderous conflicts such as the current one in the Gaza Strip have appalled and polarised the world before - think of Northern Ireland and Bosnia, which were concurrent horrors in the early 1990s.
12:11pm Friday 8th August 2014
THERE are two explanations for my ignorance of Graham Gouldman's song-writing prowess. The first is that back in the late 1960s to the mid-1970s I was an irregular reader of modern music papers such as New Musical Express and Melody Maker.
12:32pm Wednesday 6th August 2014
7:38am Monday 4th August 2014
ON Thursday, January 1, 1914, the front page of the Yorkshire Observer morning newspaper, normally devoted to church notices and public announcements, carried a message from Bradford's Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress.
7:37am Monday 4th August 2014
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7:32am Monday 4th August 2014
THE final shot, the last shell, the ultimate bayonet thrust took place before the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918; but those wounded and maimed in the Great War continued to die long afterwards.
7:31am Monday 4th August 2014
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7:27am Monday 4th August 2014
THERE were 628 Victoria Crosses awarded in World War 1. Four of them were won by soldiers with a Bradford connection: Sam Meekosha, Thomas Harold Broadbent Maufe, George Chafer and Bradford Park Avenue footballer Donald Simpson Bell - the only British professional footballer to win one in that war, although many footballers fought and died, some of them winning high honours.
7:25am Monday 4th August 2014
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7:20am Monday 4th August 2014
On Wednesday, September 16, just over five weeks since Britain's declaration of war on Germany had caused emotional scenes at Bradford's Midland railway station, an estimated 40,000 people gathered in various city centre locations.
4:20pm Thursday 5th June 2014
9:44am Wednesday 4th June 2014
On Saturday, June 28, Bradford World War 1 Group’s first official event within its Heritage Lottery-funded centenary commemoration programme takes place at the Mechanics’ Institute Library on Kirkgate.
9:43am Wednesday 4th June 2014
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9:06am Thursday 29th May 2014
Although the late Margaret Thatcher was an Oxford University chemistry graduate before she became leader of the Conservative Party and the winner of three consecutive General Elections, the word ‘engineer’ is still a bit of a dirty one as far as women are concerned.
3:40am Thursday 29th May 2014
9:14am Wednesday 28th May 2014
8:58am Wednesday 28th May 2014
On Sunday, June 8, up to 3,000 people are expected at York Minster to attend the inauguration service for the new Church of England diocese of West Yorkshire & the Dales and its bishop, the Right Reverend Nick Baines.
9:20am Tuesday 27th May 2014
9:11am Wednesday 21st May 2014
8:49am Wednesday 14th May 2014
In 2008, Judith Knaggs wrote a booklet about the 50 men of Menston-with-Woodhead who perished during the First World War. One of them was Reginald Herbert Butterfield, a private in the Cameroon Highlanders, 4th Battalion & 1st Battalion, who was the second son of William Priestley Butterfield and Mrs Annie Butterfield of Menston Hall.
8:47am Wednesday 14th May 2014
6:00am Monday 12th May 2014
9:20am Friday 9th May 2014
There was a period in Bradford’s recent history when The Rolling Stones played at a students’ rag ball at Windsor Baths, The Kinks played the Top Twenty Club in Idle and Tom Jones and Jerry Lee Lewis booked in for a week of shows at Laisterdyke’s erstwhile Lyceum Rainbow Club.
9:06am Friday 9th May 2014
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9:18am Tuesday 6th May 2014
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9:07am Tuesday 6th May 2014
Philip Lewis arrived in Bradford 30 years ago when the Honeyford Affair was polarising public opinion, not just locally, but nationally, the newly-appointed inter-faith adviser to the Bishop of Bradford was invited to a public meeting at the Pakistan Community Centre.
9:18am Monday 28th April 2014