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Park Avenue embarks on new project to attract youngsters to beautiful game

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Some of the young people who have already been encouraged to become regulars at Park Avenue games through the club's community work

2:32pm Sunday 29th March 2015

BRADFORD Park Avenue Football Club is part of a new project to encourage more of the city's young people to get involved with the beautiful game.

Church of England school praised for its multi-faith approach

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Head teacher John Davie with some of his pupils at All Saints CE Primary School

9:02am Saturday 28th March 2015

A CHURCH of England primary school with pupils who speak more than 40 different languages has been praised for how well it brings its diverse community together.

Bradford teacher bags national award for 'inspirational' use of film to help children's learning

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Claire Dunsire, accepting her award in London

4:12am Saturday 28th March 2015

"INSPIRATIONAL" use of film to help children learn has bagged a Bradford teacher an award from a national education charity.

College's most inspiring students recognised at awards ceremony

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

10:37am Friday 27th March 2015

SOME of Bradford College's most inspiring students, many of whom had overcome major hurdles to get into higher education, were celebrated at an awards ceremony last night.

Drive starts to recruit top teachers to Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

4:31am Friday 27th March 2015

A DRIVE to attract top teachers to Bradford is being backed by a £660,000 investment by Council chiefs.

New academy for 700 pupils gets go-ahead from Bradford Council

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

5:21am Thursday 26th March 2015

AN academy for over 700 secondary school pupils in the city centre, including a new sports hall for community use, has been given the go ahead by Bradford Council.

VIDEO: More than 800 children take to the stage for annual Schools' Prom

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Schools Proms rehearsals. Rehearsing are Take 4 &7/8, a jazz quartet from Beckfoot School

2:27am Thursday 26th March 2015

More than 800 pupils from schools across the district have wowed crowds with song, dance and even "body percussion" on the stage of Bradford's St George's Hall.

Police release e-fit in hunt for Christmas Day sex attacker

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An image of the man police are looking for for a sexual assault on Christmas Day

3:30pm Wednesday 25th March 2015

THIS e-fit of a man described by a teenage girl who was sexually assaulted in Keighley on Christmas Day has been released by police.

Bradford school in special measures after damning Ofsted report criticises weak governance and poor exam results

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Newly appointed head Philip Beaumont

3:28am Wednesday 25th March 2015

A BRADFORD school has been placed in special measures after an Ofsted inspection found it to be inadequate in every category.

Bradford schools sign up to innovative training scheme for new teachers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Staff from St Edmund's Nursery and Children's Centre staff L-r Christian Bunting, head of teaching  with Anne Marie Merifield Head Teacher and Linda Marshall from Bradford Academy. (21114865)

6:16pm Tuesday 24th March 2015

EFFORTS to improve the performance of Bradford's schools are being boosted by the success of an alliance of schools working together to train teachers.

Students complain after security staff ask them to leave Bradford University following protest

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Panos Theodoropoulos, Mohammed Akhtar and Beth Davies with the banner they used in protest at Bradford University

5:12pm Monday 23rd March 2015

THREE students have criticised Bradford University after they were kicked off campus for holding what they say was a peaceful protest.

College mill building could be knocked down to make way for flats

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: SITE: Junction Mill on Thornton Road which may be demol-ished

9:52am Monday 23rd March 2015

AN unused Bradford College building could soon be demolished to make way for a shop, dentist and low cost flats and stop it becoming a magnet for anti-social behaviour.

Schools must do more to encourage apprentices, warns MP David Ward

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford East David Ward MP

6:02am Monday 23rd March 2015

BRADFORD schools are failing to encourage pupils to become apprentices because they would lose money, an MP has warned.

Bradford's inspirational women to be honoured in city awards

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: HEROES: Boxer Ambreen Sadiq (above), singer Melissa Steele (top right) and (above right) Janet Dunn, of Carlton Bolling College, with Mohammed Yeasin, for whom she fundraised after his mother was in a crash

6:02am Saturday 21st March 2015

BRADFORD'S unsung female heroes will be honoured for their contributions and achievements at the annual Bradford Inspirational Women Awards next Saturday.

Student flats plan for former Bradford city centre mill

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The mill that has been earmarked for almost 140 student flats

5:58am Saturday 21st March 2015

A FORMER mill in Bradford city centre may soon be transformed into a block of studio flats for the student population, with a "rat infested" plot of land next to it turned into a garden.

VIDEO: Bradford pupils gather to witness solar eclipse spectacle

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:56pm Friday 20th March 2015

At Clayton Village Primary school pupils, parents and teachers gathered to watch the eclipse this morning.

Percentage of "good" Bradford schools is falling, says Ofsted

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: More than 60 of Bradford's schools require improvement, according to Ofsted

6:02am Friday 20th March 2015

MORE than a third of Bradford schools either require improvement or are inadequate, according to latest Ofsted figures.

Free school plans collapse following council decision on land use

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Ann Wallace with residents and users of the Fagley Community Centre shortly after it was closed

5:05am Friday 20th March 2015

A NEW free school will not be opening in a former community centre as planned this September after Bradford Council decided the site should only be for community use.

Police issue photo of man after tower block indecent assault

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The man who police want to question

2:22pm Wednesday 18th March 2015

POLICE have issued this photograph of a man they want to question about an indecent assault on a woman at a block of high-rise flats.

School hopes it's third time lucky for rebuild grant bid

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Principal Gareth Dawkins at Bradford Academy

8:02am Wednesday 18th March 2015

A BRADFORD school will find out soon if it will be getting a Government grant needed to push forward with a £3.6 million expansion.

Pupils race to take up the school sports challenge

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: All Saints and St Columbas Primary Schools were just some of the dozens of local schools taking part in the most recent West Yorkshire Schools Games

4:02pm Tuesday 17th March 2015

CHANGES to how school sports are funded have led to huge increases in the amount of young people taking part in sports after school in the past few years.

VIDEO: Man taken to hospital following dramatic Heaton house blaze

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

1:39pm Tuesday 17th March 2015

A family fled its home as a devastating fire tore through an annexe and attic bedroom.

Jack Russell puppies and chainsaws are stolen in farm burglary

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

9:27am Tuesday 17th March 2015

TWO ten-week-old Jack Russell puppies and three chainsaws were stolen from a Birstall farm.

VIDEO: Youngsters get a pizza the action with cooking class

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

9:44am Monday 16th March 2015

THE owners of a Bradford restaurant visited a local primary school to talk to pupils about their business and Italian heritage.

Efforts stepped up to make sure Bradfordians are ready to work in Broadway shopping centre

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Taken from Hall Ings yesterday, this picture shows how the Westfield development is taking shape

4:50am Monday 16th March 2015

AS the Westfield development nears its completion date, more efforts are being made to make sure there are plenty of Bradfordians ready to work there.

Row breaks out over Little Germany's ability to support commercial ventures

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: David West, from the Little Germany Action Group, outside Albion House in Little Germany

4:38am Monday 16th March 2015

A ROW has broken out over whether or not new commercial ventures can be successful in an historic area of Bradford city centre.

VIDEOS & GALLERY: Comic Relief capers see Bradford get funny for money

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pupils at Bradford College take part in a sponsored silence to raise money for Comic Relief

5:04pm Friday 13th March 2015

LOOKING foolish for a good cause was the name of the game for thousands of Bradfordians taking part in Comic Relief challenges.

VIDEO: University rowers and riders aim high for Comic Relief

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford University admissions team held a rowing and cycling challenge to raise money for Comic Relief. Dida Chahal rides the bike with the support of colleagues

9:53am Friday 13th March 2015

STAFF at the University of Bradford have been cycling and rowing from Bradford to Paris, all without leaving the university.

University of Bradford celebrates British Science Week with ten days of events

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Alex Stone, a placement student at Bradford University Sciences Department, gets ready for Science Week

5:42am Friday 13th March 2015

THE University of Bradford is celebrating British Science Week with ten days of science, technology, engineering and maths.

Bradford boxer is a big hit with schoolchildren as he fights to boost interest in reading

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford boxer Tasif Khan drops into Dixons Allerton Academy to talk about reading as part of the Bradford literacy campaign. He is helped with his book by Mohammed Uzasir Gulfraz and Rohaan Jahangir

5:42am Friday 13th March 2015

A TOP Bradford boxer has helped pupils learn the joys of reading after he visited their school to talk about his favourite book.

Shipley College footballers flying flag for Yorkshire

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Ability Counts team at Shipley College

7:02pm Thursday 12th March 2015

A SHIPLEY College football team will fly the flag for Yorkshire at a national competition later this month.

Further charges for former Kings Science Academy staff

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Kings Science Academy

3:10pm Thursday 12th March 2015

TWO more former staff members of Bradford free school Kings Science Academy have been charged with fraud related offences.

School judged outstanding for helping expelled pupils

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Trevor Loft, head teacher at the Bradford Central Pupil Referral Unit with pupils, (from left), Jamie Bell, Harry Pullan, Rahim Gul, and Declan McShane

7:02am Thursday 12th March 2015

A SCHOOL that helps turn round the lives of expelled pupils has been called "outstanding" and is credited with making significant improvements in the lives of some of Bradford's most vulnerable children.

Majority of schools will be in debt within two years, head teachers warned

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The majority of Bradford schools are likely to be in debt within two years, head teachers have been warned

5:03am Thursday 12th March 2015

THE majority of Bradford schools will plunge into the red within the next two years as rising bills outstrip budgets, head teachers have been warned.

Gang armed with gun and stick steal safe and car in newsagent raid

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:35pm Wednesday 11th March 2015

THREE masked, armed men raided a newsagent as its staff were closing the shop, carrying the a safe away in one of their victim's cars.

‘Digital catapult’ to give Bradford's economy a boost

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:17am Wednesday 11th March 2015

A NEWLY opened, multi-million pound "digital catapult" could propel Bradford to the forefront of the technology industry.

Bradford school now doing better job of tackling 'sensitive issues' including extremism, new report says

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Carlton Bolling College, Undercliffe

5:24am Wednesday 11th March 2015

A BRADFORD school criticised by inspectors over how it safeguarded its pupils is now doing a better job of "tackling controversial and sensitive issues" like protecting students from extremism, a new report says.

Tutor is boxing clever to raise money to help the fight against cancer

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Shipley College tutor Matt Green, who is taking part in a boxing event to raise money for Cancer Research UK

4:37pm Tuesday 10th March 2015

A TUTOR at Shipley College will go from the classroom to the boxing ring to help raise money for the fight against cancer.

New special school for autistic children could be built in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cllr Ralph Berry

6:32am Tuesday 10th March 2015

THE RISING number of children diagnosed with autism in the Bradford district could require the creation of a new special school in the next few years.

Pupil's Ebola isolation unit wins national award

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Emily Nar in one of her technology classes in school

6:02am Tuesday 10th March 2015

A BAILDON school pupil has won a nationwide engineering competition with her design for a piece of medical equipment that could be used in the fight against Ebola.

Police visit Bradford homes in spyware hacking crackdown

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police visit Bradford homes in spyware hacking crackdown

3:06pm Friday 6th March 2015

PEOPLE using spyware in Bradford have been visited as part of a crackdown on cyber crime.

Former principal of Kings Science Academy charged with fraud

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sajid Hussain Raza

2:44pm Friday 6th March 2015

THE former principal of the Kings Science Academy was today charged with nine offences relating to financial irregularities when the free school was formed in Bradford.

VIDEO: T&A Schools Awards honour stars of the district's education service

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

4:50am Friday 6th March 2015

A sports teacher who had worked in schools across the district until his death last year was one of the teachers and education leaders honoured at the Telegraph & Argus Bradford and District Schools Awards.

No charges to be brought against far right group that 'invaded' Bradford mosques, prosecutors reveal

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Superintendent Vince Firth

5:53am Thursday 5th March 2015

CRIMINAL charges will not be brought against a controversial far right group that "invaded" mosques in Bradford last year, the Crown Prosecution Service has revealed.

Bradford charity celebrates national success for work with families with autism

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Parents and practitioners at Barnardo's Cygnet Services which has won a national award

2:45pm Wednesday 4th March 2015

A CHARITY supporting families of children with autism in Bradford is celebrating winning a national award for its excellent service.

'Significant amount' of distinctive Asian dresses stolen in burglary

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: One of the distinctive dresses stolen in the burglary

11:14am Wednesday 4th March 2015

IMAGES of distinctive Asian dresses that were stolen in a burglary have been released by police in a bid to track them down.

Motorist, 57, treated by ambulance crews after collision in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

8:48am Wednesday 4th March 2015

AMBULANCE crews have treated a motorist after his vehicle collided with a lamppost on Kings Road in Eccleshill this morning.

Family could have to move house as son is allocated school place five miles away

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Kian Barker with Leanne Brown and Kieron Barker

6:01am Wednesday 4th March 2015

WHEN 11-year-old Kian Barker found out he would be going to Samuel Lister Academy in September, his parents had never even heard of the school.

National travel and hospitality award win for college

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Hayley Lomas

6:56pm Tuesday 3rd March 2015

BRADFORD College's hospitality and travel department has been announced as the winner of a national award for "outstanding contribution to a subject."

University colours carnival fundraiser is a hit

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Three-year-old Makaita Jena entertains herself on the engineering faculty stand at the University of Bradford's Colours Carnival

6:52pm Tuesday 3rd March 2015

SOCIETIES and sports clubs at the University of Bradford danced, sang and played computer games to raise money for charity and an upcoming ball.

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