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Police hunt this skip pervert caught on CCTV

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police are trying to trace this man who was caught on CCTV

9:47am Thursday 18th December 2014

A MAN was found pleasuring himself behind some skips after a female passer-by heard an odd groaning noise.

Thousands of children study First World War project devised in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Gracie Brown, seven, and Declan Wind, eight, pupils at Hill Top Primary School, who took part in poppy workshop at the Peace Museum

8:29am Thursday 18th December 2014

CHILDREN in schools across the country have spent 2014 learning about the First World War in an entirely new light - thanks to a innovative new programme by Bradford's Peace Museum.

Plans revealed to tear down and rebuild district's crumbling schools

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

5:32am Wednesday 17th December 2014

PLANS to demolish four district secondary school buildings and replace them with state of the art facilities have officially been revealed.

Distinctive and rare vases stolen from Eccleshill house

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Another of the stolen items

2:37pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

A DOZEN distinctive and rare vases and a car were stolen from an Eccleshill house during a recent burglary.

Man jailed for killing Bradford university student with a single punch

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

1:40pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

A MAN has been jailed for killing a Bradford University student in a "cowardly act of violence."

Missing teenager found

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: MISSING: Sherana Hussain

5:17pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

A MISSING Blackburn girl who may have been in Bradford has been found.

School makes appeal to help tragedy-hit family

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Janet Dunn, of Carlton Bolling College, with Mohammed Yeasin, 18, who is looking after his younger siblings while their badly injured mother is treated in hospital

8:04pm Monday 15th December 2014

A SECONDARY school is appealing for the community to help some of their pupils, left in financial dire straits after their mother was severely injured in a road accident abroad.

Wind turbine saturation point reached in part of Bradford, planning expert rules

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Anti-wind turbine campaigner Anthea Orchard

5:32am Monday 15th December 2014

A PART of Bradford has "reached the limit" of the number of wind turbines it can take, according to a planning expert.

Out with the old in with the new as Bradford College rebuild forges ahead

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An artist's impression of the tiered public park

4:34pm Sunday 14th December 2014

PART of Bradford city centre is undergoing rapid changes as work starts to demolish a former college building and a new high tech education building is being built a short distance away.

Police pledge to continue parking crackdowns outside Bradford schools

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The congestion caused by illegal parking outside Lower Field Primary School

6:32am Saturday 13th December 2014

POLICE have urged parents to park only a few minutes further away from schools when they are dropping their children off so as not to endanger other youngsters.

Youngsters from Bradford estate produce short film to show how nuisance bikers can ruin lives

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Young people from Ravenscliffe Youth Centre producing a film to highlight the dangers of off-road biking

6:36am Friday 12th December 2014

A GROUP of youngsters from a Bradford estate have taken a stand against nuisance bikers by producing a short film about how the problem can ruin lives.

Primary school results 'not good enough' warns Council's education director

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Alixena Lubomski, head of Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, Ilkley, with some of her pupils

5:05am Friday 12th December 2014

THE rate of improvement at Bradford's primary schools was last night condemned as "painfully slow" as latest league tables showed they continue to be among the country's worst.

RANKINGS: Primary school is best in the district as league table revealed

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

9:36am Thursday 11th December 2014

AN ILKLEY primary School has been revealed as the best performing in the district for exams taken by ten and 11-year-old pupils in school league tables published today.

'Pay what you feel' cafe hopes to tackle waste by using good food destined for the bin

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Real Food Project Saltaire, From left organisers Chris Hogg, Stacey Farrar, Duncan Milwain, Carol and Angus McNab

10:36am Monday 8th December 2014

A NEW cafe serving food destined for the bin where customers pay what they like, has officially opened in Saltaire.

Calls for people to stay safe ahead of next strike by firefighters

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: People warned not to 'drink and fry' after chip pan fire

5:52am Monday 8th December 2014

PEOPLE have been warned to stay safe during a fire fighters strike which begins tomorrow.

Almost 2,000 fines handed down to parents who take children out of school

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Parent Jodie Dawn was recently fined £120 for taking her children, Leah Hepton and Riley Dawn, out of school for a holiday

5:03am Monday 8th December 2014

ALMOST 2,000 fines were handed down to parents who took children out of school in a year - up almost four times on the previous 12 months.

Festive spirit arrives in Bradford with Dickensian market and annual stampede of reindeers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Reindeers Loris, Louis and Lorenzo Dell'anico and Sam and Eleanor Brooks

3:23pm Sunday 7th December 2014

CLAYTON was sent back in time when an extra special Dickensian Market visited the village.

Air ambulance called after elderly woman hit by vehicle

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

1:39pm Sunday 7th December 2014

AN elderly woman has been taken to Leeds General Infirmary after being hit by a vehicle in Heaton.

Police officer suspended following arrest for theft

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police guard the house in Norman Lane

12:47pm Sunday 7th December 2014

A BRADFORD district police officer has been suspended after being arrested for theft.

Man needed hospital treatment following knife-point mugging

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police cordoned off Back Laisteridge Lane following the knife-point mugging

12:25pm Sunday 7th December 2014

A MAN had a knife held to his throat and suffered deep cuts to his hand when he tried to defend himself against muggers in a "frightening" attack close to the The University of Bradford.

Motor cyclist seriously injured in rural crash near Keighley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police are continuing to investigate the crash

10:48am Sunday 7th December 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST was left with serious head injuries after crashing into an oncoming car on a rural road.

Government study favours improving road links to Leeds Bradford Airport

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Leeds Bradford Airport

6:57pm Friday 5th December 2014

A NEW link road and improved bus links between Bradford Interchange and Leeds Bradford airport are some of the preferred options laid out in a Government feasibility study into making the airport more accessible.

REVIEW: Engaging Alhambra ballet Lord Of The Flies is ‘captivating’

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The cast of Lord of the Flies, including boys from the Bradford district

12:51pm Thursday 4th December 2014

THE Alhambra Theatre was transformed into a spectacular dystopia on the first night of a four day run of a ballet version on Lord Of The Flies.

Two Bradford primary schools double in size to ease pressure caused by growing number of children

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The official opening of the newly refurbished Southmere Primary school by The Lord Mayor Mike Gibbons, and Lady Mayoress Elizabeth Sharp, with head Kat Mcormack

6:06am Thursday 4th December 2014

TWO Bradford primary schools have doubled in size, helping relieve pressure on near-capacity schools in an area with a growing number of children.

Bradford MP calls for urgent funding to help schools as 2,000 pupils arrive mid-term

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

5:31am Wednesday 3rd December 2014

A BRADFORD MP has pleaded for urgent government funding to help Bradford's schools deal with large numbers of pupils who move schools in the middle of term.

GALLERY: Hundreds celebrate graduation success with second day of ceremonies

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

3:09pm Tuesday 2nd December 2014

HUNDREDS more smiling students wore their caps and gowns for Bradford College's second day of graduation ceremonies today.

Hundreds of Bradford College students celebrate at graduation ceremonies

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

3:41pm Monday 1st December 2014

HUNDREDS of students, as well as some famous faces, have been celebrating their graduations from Bradford College.

VIDEO: Out-of-control car ploughs into parked vehicles in Bingley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

1:31pm Monday 1st December 2014

THIS was the aftermath of a car crashing into a line of parked vehicles in Bingley at lunchtime today.

New city centre secondary to be built at former college premises

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Head teacher Wesley Davies outside the building which will become the new Dixons McMillan Academy in Trinity Road, Bradford

11:46am Monday 1st December 2014

AN EMPTY building in Bradford city centre will soon be transformed into a secondary academy for more than 700 pupils.

Nearly two thirds of Bradford children's centres inspected in last 18 months deemed not good enough

6:40am Saturday 29th November 2014

NEARLY two thirds of Children's Centres in the Bradford district to have been inspected in the last 18 months have been branded as not being good enough.

Local weatherman, blogging bishop and Chamber president among those given Honorary Fellowships

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Weatherman Paul Hudson

6:46am Thursday 27th November 2014

BRADFORD College will award five Honorary Fellowships to a group including a top local weatherman, the Lord Lieutenant of West Yorkshire and the Bishop of West Yorkshire next week.

Government acknowledges marked improvement in leadership at Kings Science Academy

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Kings Science Academy

8:05pm Wednesday 26th November 2014

THE Department for Education has lifted the warning notice it had placed on a free school in Bradford 18 months ago.

VIDEO: Lucky escape for pedestrians as wagon crashes into bus shelter in Shipley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

5:40am Thursday 27th November 2014

POLICE and ambulance crews were called to Shipley town centre after a wagon crashed into a bus shelter at lunchtime today.

Police urge people to identify gang involved in city centre burglary

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (13492323)

12:59pm Wednesday 26th November 2014

THESE images of five teenagers who broke into a Bradford city centre business have been released by police.

Plans unveiled how £50m Lottery-funded project will help young families in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CELEBRATION: Big cheers at the Mayfield Centre to announce £49m Big Lottery Fund for Better Start Bradford Project.

7:05pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

AN AMBITIOUS £50 million project to improve the lives of young families in Bradford will see new, safe places to play for toddlers and parents encouraged to start thinking about their child's health before they are born.

VIDEO: Bradford students protest against sexual harassment of women

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Students from Bradford College and the University are having a protest against sexual harassment along Great Horton road

6:28am Tuesday 25th November 2014

STUDENTS of both sexes are today protesting against the regular sexual harassment that women face around the campuses of Bradford University and Bradford College.

Head of academy chain says parents were fully consulted over take-over plan

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Kings Science Academy

5:03am Tuesday 25th November 2014

THE head of the academy chain taking over a beleaguered free school says parents had been fully consulted about the upcoming changes - and that the vast majority support them.

Inspectors praise rate of progress at Oxenhope pre-school

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

5:04pm Monday 17th November 2014

STAFF at a village pre-school that was described as "inadequate" only a few months ago have been praised for turning it around so soon.

‘We need to highlight great things that are being done’

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cllr Ralph Berry

2:05pm Monday 17th November 2014

THE Education Awards are a great way of highlighting the great work being done in Bradford's schools, according to the councillor in charge of children's services at Bradford Council.

Two hurt after car and bus collide at stop

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (12909928)

11:32am Monday 17th November 2014

TWO car passengers were taken to hospital on Friday night after their vehicle crashed into the back of a bus.

Bradford schools could be missing out on more than £1.4 million to help disadvantaged pupils

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: test

6:02am Monday 17th November 2014

SCHOOLS across Bradford could be losing out around £1.4 million each year because parents are not enrolling their children for free school dinners.

Fears of affordable housing collapse in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Simon Cooke at the site in Denholme of the former Pennine Fibres mill

6:02am Monday 17th November 2014

THE number of cheaper homes being built in Bradford has “collapsed” under the Coalition, Labour has warned.

VIDEO: Bradford Council urges people to help tackle vacant crossing patrol crisis

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

5:02am Monday 17th November 2014

Bradford is facing a "desperate" shortage of crossing patrol workers with more than half of the district's roles vacant.

CBBC presenters share share behind-the-scenes secrets with children in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CBBC presenters Katie Thistleton and Ben Shires on stage at the BAFTA children's awards event at the National Media Museum

1:50pm Sunday 16th November 2014

THE next generation of media stars got an eye opening look at what goes into making some of the nation's most popular children's shows at an event at the National Media Museum.

VIDEO: Bradford's Christmas lights switched on in spectacular fashion

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

10:22am Sunday 16th November 2014

THOUSANDS of people gathered in City Park to begin the countdown to Christmas at a spectacular lights switch on involving flying opera singers and plenty of fireworks.

Children in Need drive provides funding lifeline

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Michelle Neale, co-ordinator of Bradford Toy Library

6:48am Thursday 13th November 2014

CHILDREN across the district have benefitted from the annual Children's In Need charity drive, which this year takes place tomorrow, with some groups saying money from the annual event has proved to be a "lifeline".

More than 600 governor roles unfilled at district's schools

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Ralph Berry

4:46pm Wednesday 12th November 2014

ALMOST three in every ten school governor roles in the district are vacant, newly released figures have revealed.

Plans for outdoor centre expansion bust the budget by £750,000

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The original plans for the expansion at Nell Bank, which will now have to be scaled back

6:04am Wednesday 12th November 2014

AMBITIOUS plans to improve an Ilkley based outdoor learning centre will have to go back to the drawing board after the project came in almost £750,000 over budget.

VIDEO: Children remember military's sacrifices with First World War woodland memorial

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Marshfields Primary school pupils help plant a forest close to the school  Pictured are Hussain Akhbar and mohammed Ayman

6:14pm Tuesday 11th November 2014

CHILDREN at a Bradford Primary School have made sure the community never forgets the sacrifice made by the country's military.

Hooded robbers pin down elderly woman, 95, and snatch jewellery from her arms

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Man shot in chest in targeted attack in Bradford

2:32pm Tuesday 11th November 2014

TWO hooded robbers ransacked a 95-year-old woman's home, before pinning her down and snatching jewellery from her arms.

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