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Girls' boarding school praised by inspectors

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ofsted logo

2:59am Saturday 4th July 2015

AN Islamic girls' boarding school has been praised by inspectors, with student's behaviour described as "outstanding."

Country's primary school teachers are told: 'Bradford Needs You!'

2:57am Saturday 4th July 2015

A JOB advert emphasising the positives of life in Bradford is the latest part of a push to attract more quality teachers to the district.

Open day at Bradford College new £10m centre

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford College Advanced Technologies Centre Artist's impression.. (30950724)

1:37pm Friday 3rd July 2015

BRADFORD College is inviting potential students to learn about its soon to open, £10 million, advanced technology centre tomorrow.

Bradford madrassa aims to stay open longer

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Council backs living wage call

1:35pm Friday 3rd July 2015

THE owners of a Bradford Madrassa have asked for permission to open the facility for almost 20 hours a day.

'Fitting tribute' to popular teacher who died while overseeing sports day

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Southfield Grange Special School held its Barry Holden Memorial Games with Tag rugby matches involving several schools.  L-R Jake Fisher, Robbie Hunter-Paul from Bradford Bulls, Thomas Bates and Eliott Taylor with Bull Man

3:25am Friday 3rd July 2015

A WEEK-long sporting event has been taking place at a Bradford school to commemorate the life of a much-loved teacher who died during a PE lesson.

Prominent seven-floor Bradford city centre building to go up for auction

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: City exchange in Bradford

2:07pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

A PROMINENT city centre office block in Bradford is one of the lots at a London property auction next week.

Lauren has ponytail shaved off for charity

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Titus Salts pupil Lauren Kilvington-O'Connor had her head shaved by Shareen Kellett on the last day of her GCSE's to raise money for a children's charity

12:57pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

A GCSE pupil ended her school year in style when she got a drastic new haircut just after her final exam.

Veteran heavy metal rockers Judas Priest to start UK tour in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Judas Priest who will bring their Redeemer of Souls tour to Bradford in November

1:59pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

ONE of the most popular heavy metal bands of all time has announced Bradford will be the first date of their upcoming UK tour.

Mercedes driver calls in firefighters after car goes up in flames

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Arsonists torch parked car

12:47pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

A HIGH-END Mercedes caught fire on a Manningham street early this morning.

Police investigating Facebook post by school staff member find 'no evidence of criminal activity'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Laisterdyke Business and Enterprise College

11:41am Wednesday 1st July 2015

POLICE investigating allegations that a member of staff at a Bradford school shared an offensive Facebook message say they have found "no evidence" of criminal activity.

Art gallery takeover day is a big draw for Bradford pupils

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sidra Khan from Farnham Primary School with her picture in Cartwright Hall as part of a takeover day by the school

3:42pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

WHEN most children create a piece of art, it may end up on display at the school or on their parents' fridge.

Staff protest outside Bradford College over potential job cuts

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Protesting staff at the picket this morning

9:35am Tuesday 30th June 2015

STAFF have been protesting outside Bradford College this morning after union members agreed to strike over potential job cuts.

Week-long festival is aimed at making science fun

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Zohya Hussain, ten, of St Philips CE Academy with a dynamic eruption of liquid nitrogen and warm water at last year's Bradford Science Festival

5:42am Tuesday 30th June 2015

A WEEK long festival designed to give Bradford's young people a love of science will be held in the city immediately after the country's most important collection of scientists comes to town.

£3.2 million scheme to provide luxury flats for students in Bradford listed mill development

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

4:32am Tuesday 30th June 2015

A PROPERTY development company has pledged to transform a crumbling listed warehouse in the city centre into plush student flats by next summer.

Students talk their way to top prize in debating competition

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The victorious debating team and the judges, back from left, Felix Bunting, Ben Maloney, Sir Peter Bazalgette, chairman of the Arts Council England, Ed Ford and Awais Nazir. Front from left, Beckfoot teacher Chris Toole and judges Hari Sundaresan, Penny L

5:12pm Monday 29th June 2015

A DEBATING team from a local school has been crowned champions of a national competition.

Bradford College staff to strike in jobs row

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford College staff to strike in jobs row

1:28pm Monday 29th June 2015

STAFF at Bradford College will strike tomorrow in an ongoing row over potential job losses.

Council missing education targets across Bradford, shows new report

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford is still failing to meet key education targets

5:07am Monday 29th June 2015

VITAL targets to improve education standards across the district have been missed, warns a report scrutinising Bradford Council's performance.

Political fall out as Bradford Council fails to meet education targets

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Keighley MP Kris Hopkins

5:05am Monday 29th June 2015

BRADFORD Council's failure to meet education targets has led to a political spat between a district MP and the man who used to oversee the department for the local authority.

James excited about return to Bingley Music Live festival

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Tim Booth of James when the band performed at Bingley Music Live in 2010

4:32am Monday 29th June 2015

ONE of the headliners of this summer's Bingley Music Live festival has said the "cool" event is in the spirit of what a festival should be about.

Playground revamp will help pupils enjoy the outdoors

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pupils at Horton Park Primary School in their new outdoor activity area

11:21am Friday 26th June 2015

CHILDREN at a Bradford primary school will be able to enjoy the outdoors more after their new outdoor playground re-opened with a new activity area.

Bradford's healthy eating project set to lead the way across Europe

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: GRUB: Lucas Coates, Parker Patania and Charlie Heaton

5:04am Friday 26th June 2015

A YEAR long project to get Bradfordians eating healthier has come to an end - and its findings could now shape future EU policies.

Jet2 leads call for tougher measures to deal with rowdy passengers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jet2 is leading a call to enable airlines to tougher action over disruptive passengers

5:48pm Thursday 25th June 2015

BOSSES at airline Jet2.com are leading a call for the aviation industry to bring in stronger measures to tackle rowdy passengers.

Hundred trainee teachers recruited in drive to improve Bradford education standards

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Some of the 100 trainee teachers who hope to improve Bradford's fortunes in education

5:21am Thursday 25th June 2015

A HUNDRED new trainee teachers have been recruited as part of a partnership to improve education standards in Bradford.

Former Bradford College principal Michele Sutton receives CBE

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Michele Sutton, former principal and chief executive of Bradford College

12:18am Thursday 25th June 2015

THE former chief executive of Bradford College, Michele Sutton, was today receiving a CBE for her services to further education at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace.

Squatters thought to be to blame for fire at Bradford house

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Arsonists torch parked car

2:47pm Wednesday 24th June 2015

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a fire at a property thought to be being used by squatters early this morning.

Police release image after theft of car parts in Bradford city centre

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The man police want to speak to over the car theft

12:54pm Wednesday 24th June 2015

POLICE have released an image of a man they want to speak to over the theft of car parts in Bradford city centre.

Former police station demolition opens up City Park views

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The site where the Tyrls Police Station used to stand

12:36pm Wednesday 24th June 2015

BRADFORD'S skyline has been forever changed after work to demolish a major city centre building was finally completed.

Pupils to run art gallery as schools take over Cartwright Hall

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Subhan Ahmad and Bilal Arshad from Hollingwood Primary School with their art work at a "take over" day in Cartwright Hall

12:29pm Wednesday 24th June 2015

PUPILS from some of the city's primary schools are taking over the district's biggest art gallery.

Bradford is listed in world's top ten greenest universities

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The University of Bradford

11:37am Tuesday 23rd June 2015

THE University of Bradford has been named as one of the top ten best green universities in the world.

VIDEO: TV wildlife expert visits Bradford primary school

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Wildlife royalty Chris Packham paid a visit to Lady Royd Primary school to show the kids the wildlife on their own doorstep

3:23am Tuesday 23rd June 2015

PUPILS at a Bradford primary school were visited by a wildlife legend who inspired them to transform into mini explorers for the day.

Parents celebrate as University of Bradford postpones decision on under-threat nursery

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Vice Chancellor Brian Cantor

3:00am Tuesday 23rd June 2015

PARENTS are celebrating after the University of Bradford postponed a decision that could have seen the closure of its on-site nursery.

New crime-fighting tool used to tackle two repeat offenders from Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Shoplifter James Murray, who was given a three year Criminal Behaviour Order

4:40am Monday 22nd June 2015

A NEWLY introduced crime-fighting tool has been used to tackle the illegal activities of two repeat offenders from Bradford.

Police 'completely reject' claims they were 'complicit' in radicalisation of three Bradford sisters

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The press conference on Tuesday, which the letter says was held because Mohammed Shoaib (right) husband of missing Kadija Dawood and Akhtar Iqbal (left) husband of missing Sugra Dawood, were unhappy with the police response to the case thus far

5:39pm Sunday 21st June 2015

POLICE have "completely rejected" claims they were "complicit in the grooming and radicalising" of three Bradford sisters who are feared to have travelled to Syria with their nine children.

Celebrations as state-of-the-art library opens at Bradford primary school

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Wibsey Primary School has a new library. Celebrating with some of the children is head teacher Nigel Cooper

11:24am Sunday 21st June 2015

CHILDREN, parents and staff at a Bradford school have celebrated the opening of a state-of-the-art library and ICT centre at the school.

Cast look forward to playing Bingley Music Live

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cast lead singer John Power says he has more fun playing festivals like Bingley Music Live

6:32am Saturday 20th June 2015

THE lead singer of one of the best known bands playing at this year's Bingley Music Live has told the T&A that such festivals are some of the most enjoyable to play at.

Police hunt graffiti artist after widespread vandalism across West Yorkshire's rail network

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The man police want to speak to over the graffiti

3:43pm Thursday 18th June 2015

POLICE are hunting a graffiti artist wanted for vandalising sites across West Yorkshire, tagging the words Kobe and Oi wherever he goes.

Car failed to stop after multi-vehicle crash left woman injured

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The black car police are trying to trace

2:03pm Thursday 18th June 2015

POLICE are trying to trace a car that failed to stop after a crash in Bradford involving several vehicles that led to a woman suffering facial injuries.

Traffic police carry out big operation in Great Horton Road

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Traffic police carry out big operation in Great Horton Road

11:38am Thursday 18th June 2015

TRAFFIC officers from West Yorkshire Police have been out in force on Great Horton Road, with one arrest and numerous tickets issued.

Bradfordians asked to share experiences of the city for new exhibition

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Angela Sheard, from the Impressions Gallery, writes a Bradford story on the People's Map at the exhibition on in the Fabric Gallery

4:09am Thursday 18th June 2015

BRADFORDIANS have been asked to share their experiences of the parts of the city that don't appear in the tourism guides as part of a month long exhibition.

Primary school requests closure of road to traffic amid safety concerns

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bavaria Place outside Miriam Lord school, which 148 petitioners want closing to traffic

3:16am Thursday 18th June 2015

A PRIMARY school has asked Bradford Council to close a road to traffic over concerns that it has become "unsafe for children."

Major Bradford secondary school branded 'inadequate' by inspectors

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Steve Curran, head of Tong High School

2:42am Thursday 18th June 2015

ONE of Bradford's biggest secondary schools has been branded "inadequate" after poor performance by pupils in last year's exam results.

Good Samaritans come to rescue of fallen man

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Josh Dolye and Sam Johnson with the injured man

5:13pm Wednesday 17th June 2015

TWO workers at a housing company have been praised for the way they used newly-acquired first aid skills to help an injured man thought to have fallen from a building.

Police called after bottle of accelerant ignited outside bank

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Four men sought after teenage girl mugged on greenway

4:14pm Wednesday 17th June 2015

POLICE were called to a town centre after two bottles of accelerant were found near a bank.

Police recover £50,000 worth of suspected heroin and cocaine during two raids

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Four people seen running away from crashed car

3:24pm Wednesday 17th June 2015

POLICE recovered around £50,000 worth of suspected heroin, crack cocaine and cocaine following two raids in Heckmondwike.

Man suspected of performing sex act on himself while teenage girls watched on phone

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The screen shot taken by the 14 year old girl of the man who performed a lewd act over the phone

1:52pm Wednesday 17th June 2015

POLICE have released an image of a man alleged to have performed a sex act on himself while teenage girls were watching on a phone app.

E-fit image released of man accused of assaulting woman

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The man wanted for pulling a woman's hair

1:47pm Wednesday 17th June 2015

AN E-fit of a man accused of assaulting a woman by pulling her hair has been released by police.

Asbo court hearing called off as shoplifter broke ankle fleeing from police

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

12:49pm Wednesday 17th June 2015

A COURT hearing to consider imposing an Anti-social Behaviour Order on a shoplifter had to be cancelled because the defendant had broken his leg running away from the police.

Teaching union fears increase in 'failing' Bradford schools under new shake-up of GCSE grades

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ian Murch, Bradford spokesman for the National Union of Teachers

5:42pm Tuesday 16th June 2015

A TEACHING union has said new government plans to raise the bar for GCSE grades will lead to more Bradford schools being deemed as failing.

School links up with drama company to form youth theatre

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Grange Technology College students, back from left, Aamina Ayoob, Sara Sanem, and Sana Batool, and, front, Hadiyah Jamil, who have been working with Freedom Studios

5:47am Monday 15th June 2015

A BRADFORD school has linked up with a theatre company to create a new youth theatre.

Drug-taking mum, 28, used cruel con to fleece cash from elderly

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Gemma Dean outside Bradford Crown Court

3:02am Monday 15th June 2015

A DRUG-USING mum-of-three has been condemned for pretending one of her children was injured and alone in hospital to con people out of cash.

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