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Exciting new competition underway to give Bradford children a chance to become published poet

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Kirkgate Centre will host a literary event for young aspiring writers in conjunction with the T&A . Centre manager Catherine Riley (left) is pictured with six-year old Freya Burnham

1:31am Monday 30th November 2015

THE Telegraph & Argus has teamed up with the Bradford Literacy Campaign and the Kirkgate Centre for an exciting new competition to give children a chance to become a published poet.

'Effective action' being taken to pull Bradford secondary academy out of special measures

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Oasis Academy Lister Park in Manningham, Bradford

12:57am Monday 30th November 2015

LEADERS at a Bradford secondary academy that was branded inadequate after a highly-critical Ofsted report are "taking effective action" to pull it out of special measures, according to inspectors.

Performance dips to 'inadequate' at Bradford secondary school being run by emergency governing body

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Laisterdyke Business and Enterprise College in Bradford

5:07am Saturday 28th November 2015

A SECONDARY school in Bradford has been branded "inadequate" after inspectors said a specialist board of governors brought in to improve standards have failed to tackle poor teaching and underachievement.

Developers claim controversial innovation centre in Bingley will be 'beacon of excellence'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An artist's impression of the proposed innovation centre

5:07am Saturday 28th November 2015

MORE details have been revealed for an innovation centre proposed to be built on farm land in Bingley which developers claim will help put the district at the centre of the "Northern Powerhouse."

Housing group staff rise to charity challenge

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: At the presentation are, from left, Rita Howson, chief executive of Support Dogs UK; Helen Searle, head of administration services for Horton Housing and Elliot

2:20pm Friday 27th November 2015

STAFF at a housing group have raised thousands for a charity for vulnerable people by asking their staff to complete a year long physical challenge.

Family pays tribute to woman, 21, following her death from cystic fibrosis

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Stacey Jagger who has died of cystic fibrosis aged 21

6:02pm Thursday 26th November 2015

THE parents of a woman who died of cystic fibrosis only months after graduating from the University of Bradford, have praised her determination in battling her health problems.

Early help is vital to support troubled families in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Hundreds of assaults on police officers in West Yorkshire branded 'disgusting'

12:23pm Thursday 26th November 2015

CUTS to the budget allocated to turn around the lives of Bradford's troubled families means the scheme will have to try and intervene before their problems become "too complex."

CCTV image released by police investigating suspected shoplifting offence

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A man police want to speak to over an alleged shoplifting

9:14am Thursday 26th November 2015

A CCTV image has been released by police investigating a suspected shoplifting offence.

Fire crews called to blaze at sheltered housing in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix fire engine emergency services firefighter

9:00am Thursday 26th November 2015

FIRE crews were called to a sheltered housing accommodation in Buttershaw after a resident's cooking caused a small fire last night At 10.15pm, a fire crew from Odsal was called to Bretton Court after a fire started when a woman spilled cooking oil while preparing food with a chip pan.

Queen to present University of Bradford with award for world-leading dementia research

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Professor Jan Oyebode, Professor of Dementia Care, and Professor Murna Downs, Professor in Dementia Studies and Head of the School of Dementia Studies.

1:20am Wednesday 25th November 2015

THE Queen will present representatives from the University of Bradford with an award recognising the world leading work done there to improve the lives of people with dementia.

Olympic gymnast addresses Bradford sports conference

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: At the conference, from left, are Bradford Bulls chief executive officer Robbie Hunter-Paul, Olympic gymnast Beth Tweddle and Wayne Jacobs, chairman of Active Bradford

4:50pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

BRITAIN'S greatest gymnast joined other sports stars at the first Active Bradford PE conference, held at the University of Bradford.

Coroner's appeal to trace family of Bradford pensioner who died at home

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

2:37pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

Coroners have asked for the family of of a Bradford pensioner who died in his home to contact them.

Body found in car after crash in Eldwick

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: police accident

2:29pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

A man has been found dead in his car after an accident in Eldwick.

Empty city centre shop unit to re-open as vintage charity shop

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The unit where the new RSPCA shop will open

11:56am Tuesday 24th November 2015

AN EMPTY city centre shop unit will re-open as a vintage charity shop in the new year.

Missing woman spotted in Bradford city centre

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Dagmara Holanova

11:18am Tuesday 24th November 2015

POLICE have issued a renewed appeal for information to help trace a woman who has been missing since the start of the month, and was recently seen in Bradford city centre.

Two cars set on fire and rolled into wall in same area in one evening

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

8:29am Tuesday 24th November 2015

FIRE crews were called to two seperate car fires around the Canterbury area overnight.

Metal icons Judas Priest kick of UK tour with triumphant Bradford gig

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

1:00am Wednesday 25th November 2015

One of Britain's most enduring bands stormed through decades of hits to kick of their UK tour at Bradford's St George's Hall on Monday evening.

Comedian, surgeon, TV star and charity boss among those to be honoured by Bradford University

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Stand-up comic Francesca Martinez

5:31pm Monday 23rd November 2015

A STAND-up comedian, a pioneering hand surgeon, a TV presenter, a charity boss and a former Telegraph & Argus reporter will be honoured at the University of Bradford’s graduations next week.

Bank manager caught driving at 66mph in 30mph zone, magistrates told

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford man's 'silly selfie' with plastic toy gun prompts armed police to swoop on Centenary Square

3:37pm Monday 23rd November 2015

AN ASSET manager for Lloyds Bank has narrowly avoided a driving ban after being caught driving at 66mph in a 30mph zone.

Empty city centre shop to become entrance to ambitious underground retail development

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The proposed entrance to Sunbridge Wells

1:26pm Monday 23rd November 2015

PLANS to turn an empty city centre hairdressers into the entrance to an ambitious development of shops, bars and restaurants have the support of conservation officers.

Helping Bradford's problem families reduce criminal and anti-social behaviour will be tougher due to funding cut, warns council

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Council backs living wage call

7:02am Monday 23rd November 2015

THE second phase of a scheme to transform the lives of thousands of problem families in Bradford will be harder to achieve than the first due to a large cut in funding, warns a new council report.

Bradford could lose £175 per pupil under new education funding plan, warns MP

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Council's education budget could be cut by £175 per pupil under new proposals

5:28am Monday 23rd November 2015

AN attempt to introduce fairer funding for schools across the country could mean Bradford loses out on £175 per pupil in the coming years.

Return of hospice Christmas fair is a success

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: From left, John Stephenson, Graham Nash, David Harvey, Jean Peart, Sylvia Fawbert and Brenda Smith at the Marie Curie Christmas fair

6:59pm Sunday 22nd November 2015

THE return of a fundraising Christmas fair has generated more than £1,500 for a Bradford Hospice.

Philip Davies responds to latest filibustering criticism after long speech on schools teaching first aid

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Shipley MP Philip Davies

4:04pm Sunday 22nd November 2015

MP Philip Davies has defended his controversial decision to speak for over 50 minutes against a bill that would require schools to teach first aid.

Yorkshire Cricket's Andrew Gale visits Bradford hospice

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Andrew Gale and Elaine Hill pose for a photo during his visit to the Marie Curie hospice

3:39pm Sunday 22nd November 2015

THE captain of Yorkshire County Cricket Club visited Marie Curie’s Bradford hospice to meet business people from the district and Leeds.

School celebrates anniversary of birth of one of its most famous former pupils

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: This is Nicole Cane, a science teacher at Bingley Grammar school, showing children from Crossflats Primary (in Green) and Eldwick Primary (in red) a science experiment as part of the school's Sir Fred Hoyle Day

5:25am Friday 20th November 2015

A BINGLEY school has celebrated the anniversary of the birth of one of its most famous former pupils, and one of the most important figures in British science.

Plans to open take-away in unused part of pub are withdrawn

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The New Victoria pub

12:29am Friday 20th November 2015

PLANS to open a take away in an unused part of a pub have been withdrawn.

Governors award

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Library filer dated 10/06/2005 of school exams taking place. A-Levels must be made harder to stretch the brightest pupils, the head of the Government's exams watchdog said Wednesday March 29, 2006. Ken Boston, chief executive of the Qualifications and Cur

5:57pm Thursday 19th November 2015

Governor of the year will be a new category at this year's school awards, and a recognition of the volunteer work that hundreds of people across the district provide to support head teachers managing schools.

Leadership award

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Chris Currie, primary head at Dixons Allerton Academy, who won the Leadership award 2015

5:51pm Thursday 19th November 2015

THE leadership award is to celebrate the person or team who lead the school, and steer the school towards success.

It’s time to show our schools how much we all care

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: T&A editor Perry Austin-Clarke talking at the 2015 School Awards

4:52pm Thursday 19th November 2015

OUR schools, their staff and their governors are under more pressure than ever before.

Shops could be built on land in Bradford 'blighted by fly tipping'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The site of the proposed shops

1:58pm Thursday 19th November 2015

SHOPS could soon be built on an area of land "blighted by fly tipping" if a newly submitted planning application is approved.

'Poor quality' building on key road into Bradford could be demolished to make way for car showroom

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The existing building on the site

1:49pm Thursday 19th November 2015

PLANS to demolish a "poor quality" empty building on one of Bradford's main traffic routes and build a car showroom in its place have been submitted to Bradford Council.

Your opportunity to nominate those deserving of award

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Aqsa Ahmed from Bowling Park Primary School, which won the Science and Technology Award for its Moon rocks project

6:02am Thursday 19th November 2015

THERE are 12 categories in the Telegraph and Argus School Awards, and although we know there are plenty of people and schools out there deserving of the awards, it is up to the public to tell us who should be nominated.

Unsung education heroes get their moment in awards spotlight

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Ralph Berry, who was then executive member of Children's Services at Bradford Council, was one of several speakers at the 2015 School Awards

4:59am Thursday 19th November 2015

FOR the past two years, the Telegraph and Argus' School Awards has offered Bradford's often unsung heroes of education their moment in the spotlight.

Nursery or primary school teacher

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Nursery/Primary teacher of the year 2015 winner Elizabeth Robertson, of Fearnville Primary

3:06am Thursday 19th November 2015

THIS category is to celebrate outstanding achievement or dedication of an individual nursery or primary school teacher, who are responsible for inspiring and engaging children at the start of their education.

Schools in the community

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Education Awards 2015 Community Involvement Award Winner Sarah Lawson, who works with Immanuel College

2:54am Thursday 19th November 2015

THIS award is for schools that make a positive impact in their community.

Voluntary contribution

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Vicky Street who won the Voluntary Contribution Award for her work at Chellow Heights School

2:53am Thursday 19th November 2015

THIS award is to recognise people who volunteer their time to make school life better for everyone.

Newcomer of the year

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Newcomer Of The Year 2015 winner Talib Hussain

2:48am Thursday 19th November 2015

THE newcomer of the year category celebrates the achievements of teachers who are new to the profession and have made an instant impact.

Emotional moments as schools’ finest honoured

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Perry Austin-Clarke presenting the Achievement Award to Joe Holden, son of Barry Holden, who won the award posthumously. Also pictured are Barry's former colleague Dave Dixon and Keighley Campus Manager & Director of Student Experience Heather Whitehead

2:03am Thursday 19th November 2015

ALTHOUGH the School Awards have been a great celebration of the work going on in the district's schools, the past two ceremonies have seen some very poignant scenes.

Secondary teacher of the year

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Winner of Secondary teacher of the year 2015, Ben McGregor of Bingley Grammar

1:46am Thursday 19th November 2015

THIS category is to celebrate outstanding achievement and dedication of secondary school teachers.

Woman remains in police custody after deaths of two young girls

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police at the scene of the suspected double murder on Tuesday

1:16am Thursday 19th November 2015

A WOMAN remains in police custody today after being arrested on suspicion of murdering two young girls.

Supporting staff member of the year

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Supporting Staff Member of the year 2015 winner Paul Plant, site manager at Haworth Primary School

12:50am Thursday 19th November 2015

IT is not just the teaching staff that makes a school great, and the Supporting Staff Member of the year award is dedicated to the caretakers, support assistants, school crossing patrol people and other non teaching staff.

Concerns for Shipley resident's safety provokes police response

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police at the scene in Valley Road, Shipley

7:29pm Wednesday 18th November 2015

POLICE were sent to a property in Valley Road, Shipley, today over concerns for the safety of a resident.

Police release CCTV image after alleged theft in Bradford city centre

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A CCTV image of the man police want to speak to

10:38am Tuesday 17th November 2015

POLICE have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to over an alleged theft in Bradford city centre.

Surprise birthday party for Bradford couple aged 110 and 103

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Karam and Kartari Chand celebrate their 110th and 103rd birthdays

5:17am Monday 16th November 2015

THE family of a Bradford couple, who are believed to have the world's longest marriage, threw a party yesterday to celebrate their birthdays.

Rain fails to dampen spirits at Cleckheaton Christmas lights switch-on

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Cleckheaton lights switch-on

5:12pm Sunday 15th November 2015

HEAVY rain failed to stop thousands of people attending Cleckheaton's Christmas Festival on Saturday.

Public views sought over admission policy changes at Cullingworth school

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Parkside School in Cullingworth

1:57pm Sunday 15th November 2015

A CULLINGWORTH secondary school is altering its admissions criteria to make sure children living nearest will be able to get spaces in light of growing populations.

Hundreds of families brave wind and rain to watch Bradford's Reindeer Parade

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Santa Claus arrives in Bradford as part of the Kirkgate Centre's Reindeer Parade

12:17pm Sunday 15th November 2015

HUNDREDS of families braved wind and rain to turn out to greet Santa Claus and his reindeer at Bradford's festive Reindeer Parade today.

UPDATE: Floods cause road and rail misery across the Bradford district

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

8:00am Monday 16th November 2015

Commuters faced disruption on rail tracks today because of flooding.

City Hall lit up in Tricolore red, white and blue in memory of Paris dead

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:04pm Saturday 14th November 2015

BRADFORD City Hall's clock tower is tonight illuminated in the red, white and blue of France's Tricolore as the city pays respects to those who died in yesterday's terrorist attacks in Paris.

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