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MP calls for inquiry as Bradford's GCSE results slump to second worst in country

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Girls' Grammar School students achieved the best GCSE results in the country last summer

5:03am Friday 30th January 2015

CALLS were last night made by a Bradford MP for an urgent inquiry into why the district has slumped to near the bottom of GCSE performance league tables.

UPDATE: Bradford slides down GCSE performance tables

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Schools in South Gloucestershire will receive an extra £8.6million funding

1:30pm Thursday 29th January 2015

BRADFORD once again has found itself near the bottom of the school league tables when it comes to GCSE results.

Sport England objects to plans to demolish and rebuild four Bradford schools

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Ralph Berry

6:03am Thursday 29th January 2015

SPORT ENGLAND, the government body that provides funding to sports in the UK, may try to block plans to demolish and rebuild four Bradford schools.

University of Bradford in pioneering study to reduce hospital admissions for dementia patients

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Professor Murna Downs, head of the University's School of Dementia Studies

5:53am Thursday 29th January 2015

THE University of Bradford will be part of a pioneering new study to reduce the number of frail and vulnerable elderly people forced to go to hospital.

School staff learn lifesaving skills with defibrilator training

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Anthony Tonks from Heartbeat of Sport teaching cpr to Debbie Mouncey and Luke McDanielson at Russell Hall Primary School

12:21pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

A CHARITY dedicated to preparing schools and small sports teams for the worst is spreading its potentially life saving message to Bradford.

Principal of controversy-hit Bradford school believed governors had 'agenda' to replace her

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

5:35am Monday 26th January 2015

THE PRINCIPAL of a Bradford school where all the governors were sacked last year felt they were "more concerned about their own aspirations in the community" than the school's best interests.

Pupils take lessons from the life and death of Anne Frank

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Anne Frank exhibition Tong High school shows round pupils from East Bierley Primary Sophie Austerfield leads a group.

5:41pm Friday 23rd January 2015

BRADFORD schools have once again been playing their part in a "hugely important" project to help bridge the gaps between different religions and cultures.

VIDEO: Pupils starstruck by 'secret' moon materials brought back to earth

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Aqsa Ahmed examines a meteorite through a hand lens

5:02pm Friday 23rd January 2015

PUPILS were left starstruck when a meteorite dating back to the dawn of the solar system, moon dust and even a piece of Mars arrived at their Bradford school.

Driver was caught speeding at 115mph with child, five, lying on back seat

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford and Keighley Magistrates' Court

5:32am Friday 23rd January 2015

A DRIVER was caught by police speeding at 115mph with a five-year-old child lying unrestrained on the back seat of the car.

Action plan produced to drive up pace of improvement at district's schools

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford schools' performance must improve, insist education chiefs

5:02am Friday 23rd January 2015

SCHOOLS in Bradford will have to do more to show that they are taking "immediate action" to improve standards after an independent report said efforts were moving too slowly.

Bradford's youth service buildings have maintenance backlog of over £2 million

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Rebecca Poulsen outside Haworth Community Centre (12336071)

5:22am Thursday 22nd January 2015

BRADFORD'S youth service buildings, which could soon feel the squeeze of budget cuts, have a maintenance backlog of over £2.25 million, a new report has revealed.

Children as young as four to be taught money skills in schools pilot project

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Rowan Davies at Hill Top CE Primary School in Low Moor as a project is announced to teach Bradford primary school children money management skills

6:47am Wednesday 21st January 2015

SCHOOLS in Bradford will become part of a "pioneering" project to teach children as young as four money management skills.

Burglary gang jailed for more than ten years

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

1:04pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

THREE men who carried out a burglary spree during which they stole more than £20,000 of cash and jewellery have been jailed for a total of more than 10 years.

Man found dead on grassland in Buttershaw is named

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police officers at the scene of a body find on Bishopdale Holme, Buttershaw.

11:37am Tuesday 20th January 2015

CORONERS have revealed the identity of a man who was found dead on grassland at a Buttershaw estate last week.

UPDATED: Body of a man is found in village field

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police in Silsden this morning

9:03am Tuesday 20th January 2015

THE body of a man in his 40s has been found in a field in Silsden this morning.

VIDEO: Concerts series kick starts plan to create heritage centre at Queensbury mill

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: At Black Dyke Mills Heritage Centre are, (from left), Helga Broadbent, Cllr Paul Cromie, Cllr Lynda Cromie, Beryl Robinson, and Norah McWilliam

6:02pm Sunday 18th January 2015

AMBITIOUS plans to turn part of a massive Bradford mill into a heritage centre will begin in earnest later this month when it hosts the first of a monthly series of concerts.

Hotel plan submitted by owners of student flats

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sunbridge Halls in Sunbridge Road, Bradford

4:32pm Sunday 18th January 2015

A BLOCK of student flats in Bradford city centre could soon also become a budget hotel after the owners struggled to fill it.

School becomes first in Bradford to be awarded for commitment to cycling

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: At the award presentation are (back) Emily Groves, Sustrans active travel officer, and Des Martin, head teacher, with, (middle from left), Arran Brannan, Simran Dhillon, Jessica Beck, Lennon McDonald and Dave Stevens, Sustrans volunteer co-ordinator, and,

2:02pm Sunday 18th January 2015

A SCHOOL has become the first in Bradford to be awarded for its "outstanding commitment" to cycling.

New school projects provoke objections

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Oakbank teacher Andy Hartley with plans to re-build the school

8:02am Saturday 17th January 2015

THREE major multi-million pound school redevelopment projects throughout the Bradford district have attracted objections.

Bradford's ambitious underground retail development will now be bigger than planned

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sunbridge Road tunnels booklet for potential tenants

4:57am Saturday 17th January 2015

AN ambitious underground development of shops, cafes and bars, due to open this summer, will now be even bigger than originally planned.

VIDEO: Bradford's ambitious underground retail development will now be bigger than planned

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Trafford Parsons and Graham Hall discuss plans in one of the formerly land locked houses which has been opened up for the first time in decades

4:56am Saturday 17th January 2015

AN ambitious underground development of shops, cafes and bars, due to open this summer, will now be even bigger than originally planned.

Police hunt bus sex assault suspect

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The man who is being hunted by police

1:52pm Friday 16th January 2015

POLICE have released this image from a bus security camera of a man who tried to grab a 13-year-old girl's skirt.

Police hunting driver who sexually assaulted girl, 16, release e-fit image

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An e-fit released by police

12:29pm Friday 16th January 2015

POLICE have released an e-fit of a man suspected of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl in his car.

Dog walker left with fractured skull after being punched by white van man

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Detective Inspector Ryan Bragg

9:15am Friday 16th January 2015

A BINGLEY dog walker was left with a fractured skull after a man jumped out of a van and punched him in the face.

Artists produce their spin on city's rich textile heritage

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Liz Clay from Somerset with her felt work, based on student collections from the 1890s

2:44pm Thursday 15th January 2015

A FRESH look at Bradford's rich textile heritage, seen through the eyes of 20 artists, is on display at a newly refurbished art gallery.

Artists produce their spin on city's rich textile heritage

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Liz Clay from Somerset with her felt work, based on student collections from the 1890s

2:41pm Thursday 15th January 2015

A FRESH look at Bradford's rich textile heritage, seen through the eyes of 20 artists, is on display at a newly refurbished art gallery.

Artists produce their spin on city's rich textile heritage

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Liz Clay from Somerset with her felt work, based on student collections from the 1890s

2:40pm Thursday 15th January 2015

A FRESH look at Bradford's rich textile heritage, seen through the eyes of 20 artists, is on display at a newly refurbished art gallery.

Artists produce their spin on city's rich textile heritage

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Liz Clay from Somerset with her felt work, based on student collections from the 1890s

2:38pm Thursday 15th January 2015

A FRESH look at Bradford's rich textile heritage, seen through the eyes of 20 artists, is on display at a newly refurbished art gallery.

Day of drama is a creative boost for students

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pupils from Grange Technology College were encouraged to love the performing arts,LtR, Sairah Khan, Hannah Mahboob, Mehmoona Batul, and Shabnam Munir.

3:11pm Wednesday 14th January 2015

VISITORS from one of the Yorkshire's top theatres have helped bring out the inner performers in a group of Bradford school pupils.

Police probe into Kings Science Academy's finances continues into second year

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sajid Hussain Raza

7:02am Wednesday 14th January 2015

THE former head of a Bradford free school has been re-bailed following his arrest on suspicion of fraud more than a year ago.

Ousted Bradford school governor criticises delay in release of school's latest inspection report

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cllr Faisal Khan

5:15am Wednesday 14th January 2015

AN ousted governor of a Bradford school has criticised how a recent inspection of the school has only just been released, weeks after the head was first told the findings.

New food bank set up to help families in north of the district

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Volunteers at the Bradford North Foodbank, including Shuna Hartley, the project manager, (front left) and Ian Parsons (front right)

5:28am Tuesday 13th January 2015

A NEW food bank, set up to help disadvantaged families in the north of the district, officially opened its doors yesterday.

VIDEO: Bus and car crash in Bradford city centre

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

3:09pm Monday 12th January 2015

A CAR and bus have crashed in Bradford city centre.

Aggressive motorist who honked horn 'excessively' is given police warning

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix police arrest

11:44am Monday 12th January 2015

A MAN who drove aggressively down Great Horton Road, Bradford, and honked his horn "excessively" has been given a police warning.

Two car collision in Bradford causes traffic disruption

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:12am Monday 12th January 2015

A CRASH involving two cars led to a lane of a busy road being closed this morning.

UPDATE: Man due in court after car crashed into house

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:15pm Sunday 11th January 2015

A MAN will appear in court this morning after a car crashed into the front of a house on the Buttershaw estate in Bradford.

New exhibition depicts city's rich textile history

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Helen Farrar putting up some artwork for Bradford College's Fabric Gallery

8:32am Friday 9th January 2015

ART lovers will get the opportunity to weave their way through the city's rich textile past at an exhibition opening in Bradford College next week.

Eight Bradford sites being considered to house new school for expelled pupils

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The former Bolling Special School, Anerley Street

7:32am Friday 9th January 2015

COUNCILLORS are being asked to decide which of eight sites across the district will be best to convert into a new school for up to 100 expelled pupils.

Police hunt New Year cab fare dodger

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The woman police want to trace

3:54pm Thursday 8th January 2015

THIS woman with distinctive tattoos on her arms is being hunted by police after she jumped her cab fare after New Year celebrations.

City Hall flies French flag in memory of those killed in Paris Charlie Hebdo attack

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:58am Thursday 8th January 2015

BRADFORD is standing in solidarity with the people of France today following the massacre at the Paris offices of a satirical magazine.

Council agrees to 'bridging fund' for school being converted to academy

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Belle Vue Boys' School

6:32am Thursday 8th January 2015

ALMOST £2 million of Council cash has been granted to a struggling Bradford secondary school to help its transformation into an academy.

More than 150 Bradford children deemed 'at risk' of being sexually exploited in six months

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Adult and child holding hands (9949635)

5:59am Wednesday 7th January 2015

MORE THAN 150 children in the Bradford district were deemed at risk of being sexually exploited in a six-month period, a new report into grooming has revealed.

Councillors advised to take "no further action" on calls for inquiry into school governors' removal

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Ralph Berry

6:52pm Tuesday 6th January 2015

A 1,600 strong petition demanding an investigation into why governors were removed from a Bradford school will be discussed by the Council next week.

Bradford families asked to consider donating tissue samples to help future medical treatments

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Joanne Mullarkey checks some samples at the Bradford Tissue Bank

10:21am Tuesday 6th January 2015

BRADFORD families have been asked to consider donating tissue samples to a unique Bradford facility that helps shape future medical treatments.

Bradford families asked to consider donating tissue samples to help future medical treatments

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

10:18am Tuesday 6th January 2015

BRADFORD families have been asked to consider donating tissue samples to a unique Bradford facility that helps shape future medical treatments.

Major upgrade of Bradford retail park hailed as huge boost for city

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An artist's impression of the re-vamped Forster Square

6:01am Monday 5th January 2015

Bradford’s shopping offer looks set for another boost after plans for a “comprehensive” overhaul of Forster Square Retail Park were announced - hot on the heels of work starting on Westfield's nearby shopping centre.

Police called out to Bradford schools 1,192 times in the last year

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PROTEST: Police at the demonstration outside Carlton Bolling College

5:35am Monday 5th January 2015

POLICE were called out to schools in the Bradford district 1,192 times in the past year - the equivalent of three call outs a day.

Bradford schoolchildren to be taught about beekeeping

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Low Ash School launch bee keeping schools pack  Bethany Harris 10  (14080898)

5:21am Monday 5th January 2015

A SHIPLEY school has helped shape an educational project to get the district's children buzzing about bees.

Praise for quality of research at Bradford University

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: SUCCESS: Madeleine Loras conducts an experiment at the University of Bradford

6:32am Saturday 3rd January 2015

ALMOST three quarters of research done at Bradford University has been called either "internationally excellent," or world leading helping make it one of the top 50 universities for research in the country.

Police urge people to name cigarette smoking burglar

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (15446686)

2:28pm Friday 2nd January 2015

POLICE have released this CCTV image of a cigarette smoking burglar who broke into business in Bradford on New Year's Eve.

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