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Extra tickets released for Bingley Music Live due to demand

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The final preparations are made for the main stage at Bingley Music Live

6:36pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

THIS year's Bingley Music Live has proved so popular that extra tickets for the three day festival have been made available.

Councillors grill Bradford education chiefs over ‘step change’ in city standards after Ofsted criticism

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Judith Kirk, Bradford's interim director for school improvement, Cllr Susan Hinchcliffe, and Michael Jameson with the Ofsted report

4:57pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

THE heads of children's services on Bradford Council have been grilled over a report into how the authority is improving education standards in the district.

Bradford hairdressers help boost literacy by getting children to read to them while having haircut

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Umar Khatab Khokar gives Sudais Hafeez, aged five, a trim while reading a book

4:48pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

BARBERS and hairdressers were encouraged to get children to read to them while getting a back to school haircut to boost literacy in the city.

Photographer focuses on promoting Bradford with positive book project

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Tom Smith and the Lord Mayor of Bradford Councillor Joanne Dodds talk about Tom's forthcoming book called Positive Bradford, which she donated money to on behalf of the city

3:06pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

A PROJECT to create a book filled with photographs celebrating Bradford is going ahead thanks to support from Bradfordians and several local groups.

Second man summonsed to court police helicopter laser attack

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Stolen BMW crashes and driver flees after chase involving police helicopter

3:04pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

A SECOND man has been summonsed to appear in court over an incident where a police helicopter was allegedly targeted by laser pointers.

Breaking news Image of 'scruffy' robbery suspect is released after man attacked in city centre

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The e-fit image of the robbery suspect

10:15am Thursday 3rd September 2015

AN e-fit of a man who assaulted and robbed a man in Bradford City Centre in the early morning has been released by police investigating the incident.

Breaking news Police hunt men who assaulted cyclist, 54, in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The e-fit released by police today

9:39am Thursday 3rd September 2015

POLICE investigating the assault of a cyclist today released an e-fit of a man they would like to speak to.

Woman taken to hospital after electric blanket catches fire

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police probe car arson attack

8:37am Thursday 3rd September 2015

FIRE crews have issued a safety warning after an electric blanket fire led to a woman being treated for smoke inhalation.

Police appeal over early morning crash after man left injured

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Boy hurt in hit and run crash

1:45pm Wednesday 2nd September 2015

POLICE are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed an early morning crash that left a driver in hospital to come forward.

Museum's war and conflict choices guide is focus of national anti-terrorist strategy

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jude Wright holds a copy of the guide produced by the Peace Museum, which is being used by the Home Office as part of its Anti Terrorist Prevent Strategy

6:09pm Tuesday 1st September 2015

AN educational programme created in Bradford that looks at the difficult decisions people involved in war and conflict have to make has been chosen to be part of a national government programme.

Troubled school's principal relieved of duties after showdown meeting with governors

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Laisterdyke Business and Enterprise College.

4:00am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

THE principal of a troubled Bradford secondary school has been relieved of her duties following a showdown meeting with governors over its latest exam results.

Bradford University researchers win grant to research ancient land under North Sea

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: STUDY: Professor Vince Gaffney who is leading the research. Below right, green areas show former land covered by the seas. The light green is the area subject to the new research. Below left, researchers at the site on Bouldner Cliff

3:09pm Tuesday 1st September 2015

A TEAM of Bradford-based archaeologists has received a grant of nearly £2 million to reconstruct an ancient landscape beneath the North Sea.

Councillors to discuss critical government report of local authority's handling of education

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Council's Interim Assistant Director for Education and School Improvement Judith Kirk, Councillor Susan Hinchcliffe, executive member for education, and Michael Jameson, strategic director for children's services, with the Ofsted report

1:48pm Tuesday 1st September 2015

A CRITICAL report which said Bradford Council was "too slow" improving the district's schools will be discussed by a panel of councillors this week.

Students encouraged to get outdoors and enjoy new 'tranquil' green area

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Enjoying the new WIFI equipped gardens outside the new Hockney building at Bradford College is CEO Gareth Osborne

5:08am Tuesday 1st September 2015

A NEW green space, complete with Wi-Fi connection, has been created in the centre of Bradford on the site of a former eyesore building.

New figures show increase in crimes at Bradford schools

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police guard the entrance to the Lidget Green school yesterday morning

5:04am Tuesday 1st September 2015

BRADFORD'S schools are having to deal with increasing numbers of violent crimes, figures released to the Telegraph & Argus show.

Second plan for city centre flats in former council building

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

5:04am Monday 31st August 2015

THE new owners of a prominent city centre office block have revealed plans to refurbish the building and turn it into flats.

Bingley band Marmozets take to stage for Leeds and Reading festivals

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Marmozets

6:20pm Friday 28th August 2015

BINGLEY band Marmozets will perform one of their most high profile concerts yet when they hit the main stage at the Leeds and Reading Festivals this weekend.

Four-year-old girl suffers suspected broken leg in city centre collision with car

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The scene of the incident

5:38pm Friday 28th August 2015

A YOUNG girl is thought to have suffered a broken leg after being hit by a car in Bradford city centre this afternoon.

Apartments plan for 'grand and ornate' building in Little Germany

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Number 46 Peckover Street in Little Germany, which is set to become apartments

12:30am Friday 28th August 2015

ONE of Little Germany's most striking buildings could find a new lease of life after almost a decade of lying empty thanks to a London property developer.

Schools Minister to write to Bradford Council for explanation of primary school results

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

5:31pm Thursday 27th August 2015

PERFORMANCE of Bradford's primary school pupils in reading, writing and maths improved this year, but the district still remains one of the lowest performing in the country.

Country's scientific community set to descend on Bradford for National Science Festival

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Professor Hassan Ugail from Bradford University with an example of his computer algorithm that can predict the appearnce of a child by looking at pictures of the parents (35218079)

12:19am Thursday 27th August 2015

BRADFORD is set to become the centre of the country's scientific community as the National Science Festival returns to the city.

National Trust site marks end of summer with Bard's Twelfth Night

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A scene from Twelfth Night at East Riddlesden Hall

1:21pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

ONE of Shakespeare's most loved comedies came to one of the district's most popular attractions last night.

Meet the 'super heads' recruited to turnaround Bradford schools

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Joanne Cornelius, the new head teacher at High Crags Primary School in Shipley

1:18pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

TWO primary schools, including one put into special measures shortly before the summer holiday, will start the school year with new head teachers who are part of a programme to recruit "super heads."

Plans approved for Madrassa on empty industrial estate buildings

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Council urged to make apology over pub's mosque conversion

1:03pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

PLANS to turn empty buildings on an industrial estate into a Madrassa have been approved by Bradford Council.

University of Bradford receives award normally set aside for parks and green spaces

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The University of Bradford Campus

12:14am Wednesday 26th August 2015

AN AWARD normally set aside for parks and green spaces will be awarded to the University of Bradford on Friday.

Project aims to unearth secrets of former Bradford Park Avenue ground

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: One of the previous, smaller scale excavation projects at the former Park Avenue grounds

3:14pm Tuesday 25th August 2015

A UNIQUE project to unearth one of the most importing sporting sites in Bradford's history will invite schools and young people to take part next month.

Bradford College sees 47 per cent jump in science students

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford College sees 47 per cent jump in science students

3:00pm Tuesday 25th August 2015

BRADFORD College saw a record number of students sit science based GCSEs this year.

Stolen BMW crashes and driver flees after chase involving police helicopter

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Stolen BMW crashes and driver flees after chase involving police helicopter

4:01pm Monday 24th August 2015

A POLICE helicopter was dispatched over Bradford city centre this afternoon to look for a stolen vehicle.

George Galloway's former constituency office to become hairdressers and tanning salon

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: George Galloway's former officer will be turned into a hairdressers and tanning salon

2:48pm Monday 24th August 2015

GEORGE Galloway's former constituency office will become a hairdressers and tanning salon after Bradford Council approved change of use for the city centre site.

Neighbours rescue man after pan fire in his flat

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Three arson attacks on cars in the space of two hours

9:08am Monday 24th August 2015

NEIGBOURS helped wake a man whose flat was becoming heavily smoke logged after a pan of food caught fire after he fell asleep.

Calls for urgent top level government talks following Ofsted report into council's education support

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Council's Interim Assistant Director for Education and School Improvement Judith Kirk, Councillor Susan Hinchcliffe, executive member for education, and Michael Jameson, strategic director for children's services, with the Ofsted report

6:17pm Friday 21st August 2015

MPs are lobbying the Secretary of State for Education to ask for urgent support to improve the district's schools after a critical government probe into Bradford Council's handling of education.

Details revealed on arrest of drug dealers found carrying £300,000 worth of cocaine and £95,000 in cash in Bradford street

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The £94,415 of cash found by police during the arrests

4:52pm Friday 21st August 2015

POLICE have revealed more details on the arrest of three men who were found with £300,000 worth of cocaine and a bag containing almost £95,000 in cash on a Wyke street.

Bradford Council 'too slow to improve district's education standards', say Government inspectors

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Council's interim assistant director for education and school improvement Judith Kirk (left) Councillor Susan Hinchcliffe, the executive member for education, and Michael Jameson, the strategic director for children's services, with the Ofsted re

9:32am Friday 21st August 2015

GOVERNMENT inspectors say Bradford Council has been too slow in improving education standards in the district, but say a "new direction" taken by the authority is "a cause for optimism."

Man accused of hotel room rape says noises were misinterpreted by another guest

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Man, 73, appears in court accused of trying to knife to death his wife and daughter

12:41am Thursday 20th August 2015

A MAN accused of raping a student says noises she made while they were "wrestling" over a phone in a hotel room were misinterpreted by another guest.

Three men jailed for total of 18 years over drugs conspiracy to transport cocaine from south coast to Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police in Clay Hill Drive, Wyke

12:17am Thursday 20th August 2015

THREE men have been jailed for a total of 18 years for their role in a conspiracy to transport high purity cocaine from the south coast to Bradford

Exam board to carry out 'detailed investigation' into how A-level exam scripts went missing

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Laisterdyke Business and Enterprise College.

12:03am Thursday 20th August 2015

AN EXAM board will carry out a "detailed investigation" into how a number of A-level exam scripts went missing, leaving some Bradford students without their results in one subject.

Former special school to go under the hammer at auction

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Heaton Royds Special School

2:17am Wednesday 19th August 2015

A FORMER special school that was recently registered as a community asset will go under the hammer at an auction next month.

What to do after those GCSE results

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Kristie Milner, who has urged other young people to consider alternative education options when they get their GCSEs. She is currently studying for an accounting qualification, while also working as a finance officer

6:48pm Tuesday 18th August 2015

THOUSANDS of young Bradfordians face a nervous few days as they anxiously await the results of their GCSE exams.

Artist calls for women to donate menstrual blood for exhibition

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Fuse Art Space on Rawson Place, Bradford

4:04pm Tuesday 18th August 2015

AN artist has called for women to support an upcoming exhibition in Bradford.

Award-winning comedian Josie Long finds a Bradford venue in time for tonight's Alternative Reality Tour show

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Josie Long

3:38pm Tuesday 18th August 2015

AN award-winning comedian will be compere for an impromptu show in Bradford this evening.

Bradford estate scrubland could become a sports field and play area

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Julia Obuchowska, Yusuf Khan, Arshad Rehman, Iman Baiz, and Business manager at Horton Park Primary School Ruth Bottomley at the site of the proposed play area development

5:02pm Monday 17th August 2015

PLANS to turn a long neglected area of scrubland into a shorts field and play area for the community have officially been submitted.

Escaped prisoner re-captured after 24 hours on the run

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Aaron Fleming

2:32pm Monday 17th August 2015

A PRISONER who escaped custody while being treated at Bradford Royal Infirmary yesterday has been re-captured after 24 hours on the run.

Woman taken to hospital after collision with bus in Bradford city centre

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The scene after the accident - picture taken by reader Fariha Javed

1:39pm Monday 17th August 2015

A WOMAN was taken to hospital with a broken collar bone after being hit by a bus yesterday evening.

UPDATE: Two arrested after armed police swoop on Bradford street following reports of man with gun

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

9:38am Monday 17th August 2015

ARMED police descended on a Bradford street this morning after receiving reports that a man had a gun.

Missing teenage girl found safe and well

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Georgia Ryczany was last seen at 9pm on Saturday, August 15, when she left her address in Saltaire

9:28am Monday 17th August 2015

A TEENAGE girl who went missing from her home in Saltaire has been found safe and well.

Support events for GCSE students

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sister Lucy, 11, and mum Sophie check out Sophie King's GCSE results.

4:13am Monday 17th August 2015

TWO events will take place later this week to offer advice and help to young people who have just received their GCSEs and want to know what they can do next.

Explore the city is the message to new students

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford's developing Independent quarter could be a destination for new students wanting to explore the city

5:10am Saturday 15th August 2015

A STUDY by Bradford students has found that the best advice for young people moving away to university is to explore beyond their campus and student bubble.

Historical venues to open doors to public in series of events

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lower Wyke Moravian Church will be one of the venues open for the Heritage Open Days weekend next month. Graham Maillinson from the church's congregation in the centre of the church

5:09am Saturday 15th August 2015

HISTORIC venues across the district will be opening their doors to offer the public as part of a nationwide heritage event.

Students celebrate as schools notch up record A-level results

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Katie Halfyard, Lucy Clarke, Lucy Oldroyd and Abbi Bates checking their A-level results at Titus Salt School, Baildon, which achieved record results

6:30pm Thursday 13th August 2015

THOUSANDS of students across the Bradford district were celebrating today as many schools announced record A-level results.

Warning to takeaway bosses that Council won't allow new ones near schools

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Val Slater

8:22am Thursday 13th August 2015

PEOPLE planning to open takeaways in the district have been advised to chose their locations carefully to avoid becoming the latest business to be refused because of its proximity to schools or parks.

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