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Scam victim paid £650 for bottle of pop, say police

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Five arrested after brawl outside hairdressers salon

3:21pm Monday 4th May 2015

THE victim of a scam ended up paying £650 for a bottle of cola after he forked out for what he thought was high end goods.

VIDEO: Fans gather at Keighley Cougars' ground to pay respects to late player Danny Jones

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

1:46pm Monday 4th May 2015

DOZENS of fans have accepted an invitation to visit the Keighley Cougars ground to pay their respects to Danny Jones.

Consultation starts on plans for Britain's first women mosque in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bana Gora at the Daughters of Eve conference

7:33pm Sunday 3rd May 2015

PLANS to create the country’s first mosque run by women, for women, in Bradford have been revealed at the start of a month-long consultation process.

David Cameron says Bradford and Keighley could be key to election battle on Tour de Yorkshire visit

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Prime Minister David Cameron watches as the Tour de Yorkshire cycle race passes through Addingham

6:38pm Sunday 3rd May 2015

PRIME Minister David Cameron has told the Telegraph & Argus that West Yorkshire could play “the decisive role” in the General Election.

Actors recreate magic of The Railway Children for Keighley and Worth Valley Railway celebrations

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Railway enthusiasts re-enacted scenes from the film The Railway Children at Oakworth Station for its 45th anniversary. From left, Adam Gill, Phoebe Dows and Danielle Jackson stop the train

2:09pm Sunday 3rd May 2015

FAMILIES and rail lovers braved the rain over the Bank Holiday weekend to celebrate the 45th anniversary of a classic movie filmed in the district.

Baroness speaks out about treatment of Bradford West's Labour candidate Naz Shah

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford West parliamentary candidate for Labour Naz Shah

12:05pm Sunday 3rd May 2015

SAYEEDA Warsi has said she is "appalled" by the treatment of Labour parliamentary candidate for Bradford West Naz Shah (pictured).

Man who fled crash scene found with serious injuries, say police

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police officers examine the crashed car in Harrogate Road

5:03pm Saturday 2nd May 2015

A MAN thought to have fled the scene of a crash that left a car mangled around a tree was taken to hospital shortly afterwards with serious head injuries.

Plans announced for UK's first women's mosque in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bana Gora, the chief executive of the Muslim Women's Council

4:50pm Saturday 2nd May 2015

BRADFORD will be home to the UK's first mosque run by women, for women, it was revealed today.

University of Bradford up 15 places in rankings

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The University of Bradford

4:50am Monday 27th April 2015

THE University of Bradford has jumped up the national university rankings by 15 places in just one year, according to a league table published today.

Campaigners fear housing plan could increase accident risk on busy road near primary school

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Dominic Fear with some of the residents who have objected to the housing plans looking at the site

2:49am Monday 27th April 2015

HOUSING plans submitted by Bradford Council could make a dangerous road near a primary school even more treacherous, according to scores of residents who are fighting the scheme.

Multi-storey student flats development in Bradford blocked for second time

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An artist's impression of the proposed student flats

2:06am Monday 27th April 2015

DEVELOPERS spearheading a proposed multi-storey development of student flats just behind the Odeon and Alhambra Theatre say they still hope to develop the site, despite their plans being blocked a second time.

Work to drain flooded cutting is 'next step' in plan to create underground cycleway

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The flooded end of the Queensbury Tunnel, which Highways England plans to drain early next month

1:58am Monday 27th April 2015

WORK to drain a flooded tunnel in Queensbury would be the first stage of an ambitious project to create a new underground cycleway.

Primary school taken over by academy chain still requires improvement

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Merlin Top Primary Academy, Keighley

7:03am Saturday 25th April 2015

A PRIMARY school which was taken over by an academy chain after poor inspection results still needs to improve, according to watchdog Ofsted.

University to host UK's first conference on how computer games can help children learn

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Playing computer games can help children develop their motor skills

6:03am Saturday 25th April 2015

A WHITE House advisor will be one of the speakers when the University of Bradford hosts the UK's first conference about how computer games can help children's learning.

Almost 80 jobs to go at Bradford College, union warns

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:09pm Friday 24th April 2015

ALMOST 80 staff could be made redundant by Bradford College due to newly announced efficiency savings, a union warned today.

Four arrested in drugs raid by armed police

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:42am Friday 24th April 2015

FOUR men were arrested and suspected drugs and cash seized when armed police swooped on a quiet Bradford cul de sac during an afternoon raid.

Top businesswoman appointed as new chancellor of University of Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Kate Swann has just been announced as the new Chancellor of Bradford University

1:34am Friday 24th April 2015

ONE of the country's top businesswomen has been appointed as the new chancellor for the University of Bradford.

Armed police swoop on quiet cul-de-sac and make arrests

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

3:38pm Thursday 23rd April 2015

ARMED police have swooped on a quiet cul-de-sac to make arrests this afternoon.

Curry house boss shares plans for £750,000 restaurant training academy

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

5:04am Thursday 23rd April 2015

A £750,000 training academy proposed by the manager of one of Bradford's oldest curry houses could help train future generations of restaurant professionals.

Art college where David Hockney honed his skills is put up for sale

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The former Bradford Regional College of Art in Great Horton Road which has been put up for sale by Bradford College

4:32am Thursday 23rd April 2015

THE building where David Hockney and many other artists honed their creative skills has been put up for sale, and one of its alumni hopes it could be turned into a gallery.

Pupils mount charm offensive to recruit staff at Bradford secondary school

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Some of the pupils who helped make the recruitment video are, from left, Awais Kazim, Safwan Ahmad, Sehar Noor, Aneesah Kalim, Junaid Khan and Ibrahim Partapur

7:03am Wednesday 22nd April 2015

PUPILS at a Bradford school are mounting a charm offensive to help recruit 15 new teachers by creating their own promotional video highlighting the positives of working there.

Pupils tackle rugby in first girls’ team

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

1:20pm Tuesday 21st April 2015

A BRADFORD school could soon have its first girls-only rugby league team thanks to some inspiration from a local player who helped smash preconceptions about gender and race.

Police urge public to name suspects after Bradford Interchange assault

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

3:44pm Monday 20th April 2015

THESE CCTV images have been released after a member of staff at Bradford Interchange was assaulted and others subject to a "tirade" of racial abuse and threats in front of shocked passengers.

Fire service called after car crashes into garden

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police probe possible arson attack on Bradford clothes shop

9:53am Monday 20th April 2015

A CAR ended up in a garden after its driver lost control and crashed through a wall.

Fear of being branded a failure is putting teachers off Bradford schools, claim unions

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Fear of being branded a failure is putting teachers off Bradford schools, claim unions

5:03am Monday 20th April 2015

THE fear of being branded a failure is putting people off working in many Bradford schools leading to a struggle to fill important roles, according to teaching unions.

Parkinson's sufferers in Yorkshire being mistaken for drunks, says new report

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: John Sheffield

12:03am Monday 20th April 2015

MORE than half of people with Parkinson's in Yorkshire and Humber have experienced hostility and rudeness from other people, according to a survey released today.

Mum admits making up 'son in hospital' tale to trick people into handing over cash

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

5:03am Saturday 18th April 2015

A MUM has admitted a series of counts of lying about her child being involved in a serious accident to get money for drugs.

Man accused of running people smuggling ring at Shipley car wash

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ali Mahmood Ahmed leaves Bradford and Keighley Magistrates' Court

4:02am Saturday 18th April 2015

A MAN has appeared in court charged with being part of a year-long operation to smuggle Iraqi illegal immigrants into the UK at a Shipley car wash.

Kenyan classroom test as Bingley teachers head for African school

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Children with the pillow case dresses made by Bingley Grammar Pupils

6:46pm Thursday 16th April 2015

THE new generation of teachers are learning new skills in an unfamiliar environment through an innovative scheme run by Bingley Grammar School.

Bradford University aims to become self-sufficient with new green plan

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: From left, Roger Thrush, Simon Duarri, Mark Wrigley and Russell Smith from The Estates Department at the University of Bradford

5:32am Thursday 16th April 2015

THE University of Bradford, already one of the greenest Universities in the UK, is working toward becoming completely self-sufficient.

Shipley school's falling Ofsted result defended

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Ralph Berry

6:02pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

DISAPPOINTING results in reading, writing and maths has led to a Shipley primary school falling from "good" to "requiring improvement."

Leaders of children's board defend criticism of how useful it actually is

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

4:01pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

CHILDREN'S services bosses at Bradford Council have defended a partnership set up to improve the lives of young people following criticism of its effectiveness.

Bradford schools ‘will get much better’ by next summer, says education guru

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Professor David Woods who has been commissioned to report on how Bradford can turn its failing education system around (23221347)

12:19pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

AN education expert brought in to help lift Bradford's schools from the bottom of league tables says he is "confident" results will have noticeably improved by next year.

Do you know these men? Police appeal following Bradford city centre mugging

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

1:15pm Monday 13th April 2015

CCTV images of two men have been released by police investigating a mugging in Bradford city centre.

University masters student angry at having to move flats during his dissertation

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mr Phillips on The Green campus

2:55am Saturday 11th April 2015

A MASTERS student at the University of Bradford says an accommodation issue that will see him have to move flats in the middle of his dissertation has added a “sour taste” to his university experience.

Driver injured as car leaves Stanningley Bypass and hits trees

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

9:51pm Friday 10th April 2015

A MOTORIST is believed to have suffered significant injuries when his car left the road and collided with some trees tonight.

Pioneering Bradford mental health project could stop thousands of early deaths

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Dr Geraldine Strathdee, national clinical director for mental health for NHS England

6:02pm Friday 10th April 2015

AN INNOVATIVE project being used across Bradford and Airedale could save thousands of people with serious mental illnesses from an early death.

Call for Bradford children's board to be more robust after survey suggests apathy among members

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cllr Ralph Berry

10:09am Friday 10th April 2015

EFFORTS to improve a board that oversees services for children in Bradford have been met with seeming apathy by many of its members.

Woman, 26, arrested on suspicion of drink driving after car plunges 80ft down embankment

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The scene of an rta on Harden Road, Bingley (22781277)

4:21am Friday 10th April 2015

A WOMAN has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after a crash that left a car 80 foot down an embankment near Bingley.

VIDEO: Police believe ram-raiders left empty-handed after being disturbed

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Damage at the Co-op store in Baildon after an overnight ram-raid

2:51am Friday 10th April 2015

POLICE are hunting a group responsible for a failed early morning ram-raid attack on a Baildon food store.

Police start investigation after go kart is damaged in fire

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police start investigation after go kart is damaged in fire

11:51am Thursday 9th April 2015

A GO KART caught fire in the district early today, and police are now investigating the incident.

Artist's new exhibition depicts scenes of 'day-to-day' Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Martin Hearne with some of one of his works for the new exhibition

9:02am Thursday 9th April 2015

An exhibition of paintings that celebrate the day-to-day and often mundane sights of inner city Bradford will open in Bradford College next week.

UPDATE: Woman rescued after car plunges 80ft down embankment in Bingley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

8:28am Thursday 9th April 2015

Fire crews were called to rescue a woman driver after her car crashed through a fence and plunged 80ft down an embankment last night.

Inspectors found 'unhygienic' conditions at care home

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Royd Hill nursing home in Sutton

6:03am Thursday 9th April 2015

A DAMNING report documents how a care home's lounge smelt of urine, that curtains were stained with bodily fluids, and that toilet pull cords were found covered in faeces.

REVEALED: The Bradford district's top five oversubscribed secondary schools

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Beckfoot School in Bingley

5:17am Wednesday 8th April 2015

THE TOP five most oversubscribed secondary schools in the Bradford district have been revealed, and include inner city academies, two Bingley schools and the country's biggest Catholic school.

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.

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