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Bradford primary school wins rare challenge over its Ofsted rating

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: DELIGHT: Whetley Primary Academy head teacher Patricia Gavins

1:15pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A BRADFORD school has won a rare apology from education watchdog Ofsted after it wrongly slapped a "requires improvement' grading on it.

Breaking news CCTV image released after man threatened bus driver in Idle

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A CCTV image released by police

12:33pm Monday 22nd September 2014

CCTV footage of a man who threatened a bus driver after missing his stop has been released by police in a bid to bring him to justice.

VIDEO: Opera fans pop up with fine voices at museum, market and library

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Opera singers, David Owen-Lewis and Pauline Thulborn, surprise readers with a 'Pop-up Opera' at City Library

2:19pm Friday 19th September 2014

OPERA seeped into some unexpected places yesterday as a number of pop up performances took passers by by surprise.

University course is first to become fully accredited by NHS

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Students urged to stay calm after have a back-up plan on results day

1:47pm Friday 19th September 2014

BRADFORD University's medical engineering course had just been fully accredited by the NHS.

Industry greats meet fans at annual animation festival

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:42am Friday 19th September 2014

THE history of women in animation will be one of the themes of this year’s Bradford Animation Festival – the line-up for which has now been announced.

£1.5m new lab helps Bradford University keep its first class technology status

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford University's Vice Chancellor, Brian Cantor, talking to student Peter Schaal at the opening of the new engineering lab

5:24am Friday 19th September 2014

A £1.5 million technology laboratory has been opened at Bradford University as part of its push to cement its position as a world leader in technology courses.

Think what you eat is the message as Europe-wide health project starts in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Preparing vegetables as part of the We love to Eat event is chef Andie Laidlaw, of Bradford Ministry of Food

6:01pm Thursday 18th September 2014

AN AMBITIOUS Europe-wide healthy eating project began in City Park, Bradford, today as people were asked to sign up and say "We Love Eating".

Vietnamese men arrested in immigration raid on Guiseley beauticians

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

3:19pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A BEAUTICIANS in Guiseley has been raided by immigration officers, which led to the arrest of two Vietnamese men.

VIDEO: College principal takes Ice Bucket Challenge at freshers fair

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2:26pm Thursday 18th September 2014

SHIPLEY College principal Nav Chohan took on the Ice Bucket Challenge to the delight of staff and students during the college's Freshers Fair.

Troubled Bradford school's finances deterred academy chains from take-over attempts

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Head of Belle Vue Boys, Colin Willsher, outside the school.

7:38am Thursday 18th September 2014

MANY of the academy chains who were approached to run a troubled Bradford school were immediately put off when they saw its finances, a meeting of education representatives has been told.

Troubled free school could lose its name when Dixons Academy chain takes over its running

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Kings Science Academy

4:46pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

TROUBLED free school Kings Science Academy will likely lose its name when it is taken over by the Dixons Academy chain next year.

School kitchen is full of fresh ideas

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:46am Wednesday 17th September 2014

PUPILS at a Bradford primary school returned to school after their summer break to tuck into an entirely different type of school dinner.

Shock survey reveals Bradford children are putting themselves at risk online

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: WARNING:  A survey has found an alarming number of Bradford children are putting themselves at risk while using the internet

6:03am Wednesday 17th September 2014

DEMANDS were last night made for parents and schools in Bradford to do more to teach children internet safety following the shock results of a major survey of pupils' online habits.

Families encouraged to get healthy in Bradford as part of European pilot project

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PREPARING: Project Manager Soraya Overend at Ministry of Food with some of the ingredients being used in the We Love Eating event

5:43am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A EUROPE-WIDE healthy eating campaign kicks off simultaneously in Bradford and six other European cites tomorrow.

Permission granted for former Irish Club to be turned into Sikh Temple

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Irish Club in Bradford

12:58pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

BRADFORD'S former Irish Club will be turned into a Sikh Temple after Bradford Council approved plans for a large redevelopment of the building.

Apartments plan for mill refused by Bradford Council

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11:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Plans to convert a four story mill in Bradford's Employment Zone into apartments have been refused by Bradford Council.

Struggling Bradford school could be shut down or taken over by an academy chain

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Head of Belle Vue Boys, Colin Willsher, outside the school.

6:41am Monday 15th September 2014

A STRUGGLING secondary school, placed in special measures earlier this year, could be either closed down or taken over by an academy chain.

Charity hopes to visit every Bradford school in effort to stop children falling victim to sexual predators

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6:35am Monday 15th September 2014

A CHARITY is working in Bradford's primary schools to help raise sensitive issues of abuse in an attempt to reduce the amount of children who fall victim to sexual predators.

British Science Festival to return to city

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CROWDS: The British Science Festival attracted large crowds when it was last held in Bradford in 2011

6:47am Saturday 13th September 2014

BRADFORD will once again welcome top scientists from across the country after it was announced the British Science Festival is returning to the city.

VIDEO: Bradford senior citizens' festival celebrates being old and bold

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PERFORMANCE: Jan Thomas takes part in the festival

4:58pm Friday 12th September 2014

A FESTIVAL set up to celebrate the district's senior citizens has started with performance art in City Park.

University of Bradford shortlisted for award for most improved student experience

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4:38pm Friday 12th September 2014

THE University of Bradford has been shortlisted for an award for the most improved student experience in the country.

Award-winning professor appointed as new dean at University of Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Professor Donna Lee, the new new Dean of Social and International Studies at Bradford University.

4:36pm Friday 12th September 2014

AN award winning professor has joined the University of Bradford as its new Dean of Social and International Studies.

VIDEO: 'Bradford local has joined Middle East conflict' as drive aims to stop city extremists travelling to Syria

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Dr Liam Fox speaking to the delegates

7:03am Friday 12th September 2014

A CONFERENCE about extremism in Bradford heard that police believe someone from the city has travelled to Syria to take part in the conflict there, but that another two have been prevented from doing the same.

Top headteachers from across the country to fill vacant roles at 'challenging' Bradford schools

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Torfaen schools go into special measures

6:45am Thursday 11th September 2014

BRADFORD is one of the first areas in the country to opt into a new scheme to bring some of the country's most skilled headteachers to "challenging" schools.

Manningham building given permission to continue operating as a mosque

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12:11pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A PROPERTY in Manningham can continue operating as a mosque, despite planning permission never having been granted for that use.

Examining body agrees to review 'substantial' number of GCSE English marks at Bradford school

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jen McIntosh, head of Laisterdyke Business and Enterprise College

6:01am Wednesday 10th September 2014

AN examining body has agreed to review a "substantial" number of GCSE exams from a Bradford school following what the principal has described as a "major discrepancy" in results.

Bradford University's archaeology team helps dig up new information about Stonehenge

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: TEAM WOR: Dr Chris Gaffney, centre, with Eamonn Baldwin from the University of Birmingham and Prof Wolfgang Neubauer at Stonehenge in 2010

12:04am Wednesday 10th September 2014

ARCHAEOLOGISTS from the University of Bradford have helped carry out a ground-breaking survey of Britain's most famous monument, which could forever change how people view the site.

Grooming claims by woman who lived in Bradford care home to be 'fully investigated'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: View from back of man and woman holding hands walking across grass (10171687)

3:58pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

CLAIMS by a woman who lived in a Bradford care home as a teenager that staff knew she was being groomed will be thoroughly investigated, according to Bradford Council.

Man arrested following armed cash robbery

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Expensive bikes stolen in early morning raid

12:02pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A 36-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested in relation to an armed robbery when two men were threatened w2ith axes.

Police renew appeal for safe return of stolen pet Chihuahua

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pictures of the stolen pet

12:02pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

Police have renewed their appeal for the safe return of a beloved pet Chihuahua that was stolen almost a week ago during a car theft.

Bin fire spreads to fencing in Allerton

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cat rescued from tree

9:38am Tuesday 9th September 2014

FIRE crews were called out after a wheelie bin was set on fire in a residential area of Allerton early this morning.

Terraced houses proposal is refused on appeal

5:09pm Monday 8th September 2014

A GOVERNMENT planning inspector has backed Bradford Council's decision to block a housing development in Wibsey.

UKIP names party's regional head as constituency candidate

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CANDIDATE: Paul Latham

4:05pm Monday 8th September 2014

UKIP has announced an Ilkley resident as its candidate for the Keighley and Ilkley seat in the next General Election.

New rail prices kick in as operator's 'off-peak' policy changes

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A train service bound for Leeds departs from Bradford Interchange

3:59pm Monday 8th September 2014

RAIL passengers on some local lines will not be able to use off-peak tickets if they are travelling between 4pm and 6.30pm from today.

Police in hunt for axe robbers after ‘significant amount’ is stolen as car rammed by men

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police warning after thefts in car parks

3:59pm Monday 8th September 2014

A GROUP of axe-wielding men who stole a "significant" amount of cash during a violent daylight robbery are being hunted by police.

City prepares for start of international healthy food project

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PREPARING: Project Manager Soraya Overend at Ministry of Food with some of the ingredients being used in the We Love Eating event

6:23am Monday 8th September 2014

AN international health project, which will see Bradford team up with six European cities, will open with an event in City Park next week.

GALLERY: Loyal fans enjoy Keighley Agricultural Show despite wet weather

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: MAJESTIC: George Emmott of Steeton with his heavy horse Currer Wood Melissa at Keighley show

6:05am Monday 8th September 2014

THE weekend's changeable weather may not have been favourable to one major event this weekend, but it left hundreds of people basking in sunshine for two others.

Bradford primary school praised for making huge improvements

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CELEBRATION: Children and staff from Lord Miriam Primary School celebrating their good Ofsted report.

6:04am Monday 8th September 2014

A SCHOOL is celebrating a major turnaround as government inspectors today release a report praising its huge improvement since their last visit.

New project could help Bradford children improve their reading skills

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Ralph Berry

5:22am Monday 8th September 2014

A NEW project could help children in some of Bradford's poorest areas improve their reading skills.

VIDEO: Horror as children's birthday party guests plunge through floor into cellar

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:00am Monday 8th September 2014

A BABY’S first birthday party ended in disaster when a kitchen floor suddenly collapsed and those celebrating, including young children, plummeted into the cellar below.

Primary school's delight at Sport England grant

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: DELIGHT: Celebrating the Sport England award are, (from left), Stuart Todd, Karrigan Wilcock, Kyle Bower, Macy Fletcher, Ashton Green and Josie Lodge

5:04pm Monday 8th September 2014

A BRADFORD primary school is celebrating the new academic year with a £30,000 award to develop a new sports area.

Police appeal to find owners of stolen jewellery

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: RECOVERED: The haul found by police includes, rings and watches.

3:19pm Sunday 7th September 2014

A NUMBER of high value items of jewellery, believed to have been taken during recent burglaries, have been recovered by police.

Engineers start work at house with collapsed floor

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:50pm Saturday 6th September 2014

INVESTIGATIONS are under way today into how a kitchen floor collapsed, leading to several people plummeting into a basement below.

Axe-wielding robbers stole "significant" amount of cash after ramming car in violent crime

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix police arrest

1:43pm Saturday 6th September 2014

POLICE are hunting for a group of axe-wielding men who stole a "significant" amount of cash during a violent daylight robbery.

Nursery challenges 'inadequate' Ofsted rating

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cheryl Dibbin and her son Nico Dibbin with the letter from Wilsden Nursery stating that Nico can't attend the nursery for the rest of the term

8:20am Thursday 4th September 2014

A NURSERY says it will challenge the results of an inspection that saw it downgraded from "good" to "inadequate" based on safeguarding issues.

Council to discuss increase in Eastern European families moving to Bradford district

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: BENEFITS CALL: Shipley MP Philip Davies

6:52am Thursday 4th September 2014

AROUND 2,000 Roma children are thought to be attending schools in the Bradford district following increased migration from Eastern Europe.

Images of two teenagers who stole woman's purse released by police

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An image of a suspect

3:58pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

IMAGES have been released of two teenagers who stole a woman's purse early on a Sunday morning in Bradford City Centre.

Man wearing Phantom of the Opera-style mask hunted by police

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3:46pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

AN image has been released of a man who stole petrol from a Bradford service station wearing a Phantom of the Opera style mask.

Hunt for suspects after knifepoint robbery in West Bowling

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police warning after thefts in car parks

11:01am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

POLICE are looking for witnesses to a knifepoint robbery in West Bowling that left the victim with a cut face and neck.

Up to 100 children in Bradford at risk of sexual grooming, experts warn

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Professor Nick Frost, independent chairman of Bradford Safeguarding Children Board

6:03am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

UP to 100 children in the Bradford district are at risk of being groomed or sexually exploited, a new report has revealed.

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