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Cat rescue centre appeals for help after vet bills for injured kitten top £1,000

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Eric the injured cat with Jennie Ward, one of 15 volunteers at the Bradford Cat Watch Rescue Centre.

4:16pm Monday 1st September 2014

A BRADFORD cat rescue centre is appealing for volunteers and donations after vet bills for a single kitten topped the £1,000 mark last month.

Bradford man fished out of canal after trying to flee from police

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

2:17pm Monday 1st September 2014

A BRADFORD man had to be fished out of the canal in Brighouse early this morning after trying to flee from police in what officers believe to be a stolen van.

Bradford man charged with sale of so-called 'legal highs'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford and Keighley Magistrates' Court

12:01pm Monday 1st September 2014

A BRADFORD man is due to appear before Magistrates tomorrow after being charged with a number of offences relating to the sale of so-called 'legal highs'.

Horse sanctuary stalwart and dedicated scout leader latest nominees in T&A community stars awards

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: NOMIN-ATED: Dianne French, volunteer at the Roleyst-one horse sanctuary in Wrose

2:32pm Sunday 31st August 2014

TWO "unsung heroes" who go the extra mile to support voluntary groups are the latest nominees in this year's Telegraph & Argus Community Stars Awards.

Complaints about hospitals rise in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Royal Infirmary

7:46am Friday 29th August 2014

WRITTEN complaints to the NHS Trust in charge of two of the district's hospitals have risen by almost a quarter in the last year, with a patient group warning that the new figures may only be "the tip of the iceberg."

Bradford becomes first council in country to stop logging numbers who quit smoking

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: GOING ALONE: Joanne Nykol, tobacco lead for Bradford Council, with Sufyaan Mia and Raija Begum, smokeless tobacco advisors, with a selection of smokeless tobacco products

6:32am Friday 29th August 2014

BRADFORD Council has become the first local authority in the country to opt out of collecting data about people quitting smoking, saying monitoring the issue using old NHS targets is "not an effective use of taxpayers' money".

Arson attack

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (7242087)

4:54pm Thursday 28th August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS from Brighouse were called to a arson attack on a car in Rastrick early yesterday morning. The Vauxhall Vectra was burned out and abandoned in Tofts Grove when crews arrived at about 2.20am. A fire service spokesman described the incident as a "deliberate and malicious attack."

Arrests made in connection with derby match - but majority of City and Leeds supporters praised for their behaviour

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A flare is set off amongst the Leeds fans

10:07am Thursday 28th August 2014

DESPITE making two arrests for public order offences related to last night's local derby between Bradford City and Leeds United, police have praised both sets of supporters as a "credit to their clubs."

Van driver, 24, arrested after drugs haul found in Bradford

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

9:29am Thursday 28th August 2014

A 24-year-old man was in police custody today after being arrested on suspicion of possessing Class A drugs with an intent to supply.

'I'm a victim twice' says owner of stolen scooter slapped with recovery fee

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CRIME VICTIM: Ned Sproston with the scooter which had been stolen

8:02am Thursday 28th August 2014

A VICTIM of theft has had to pay to be get his stolen scooter back, despite it being recovered by police only a few hundred metres from his home.

Two men arrested in connection with burglary at student halls in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Van broken into in Cleckheaton

12:08pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

POLICE have arrested two men in connection with a burglary at Sunbridge Halls in Bradford city centre. The incident, at the property off Sunbridge Road, took place on Tuesday. A spokesman for the Bradford City Neighbourhood team said enquiries into the burglary remained ongoing today.

Police seize scooter in Shipley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The scooter being seized

12:06pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

POLICE seized a scooter in Shipley after discovering the driver had obtained his insurance fraudulently.

Stolen bike recovered from Bradford park

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Stolen bike recovered from Bradford park

11:08am Wednesday 27th August 2014

OFFICERS from Bradford's anti-social behaviour bike team recovered a stolen Kawasaki motorbike which was abandoned in Bowling Park on Monday evening. A member of the public had spotted the bike on fire in a wooded area near Bowling Cemetery, and firefighters from Fairweather Green put out the blaze. The bike had been stolen from the Wilton area of Batley on August 22, and police enquiries into the incident are ongoing.

Adult and four children escape house fire in Wyke

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Adult and four children escape house fire in Wyke

9:02am Wednesday 27th August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a house fire in Wyke this morning in which a back bedroom suffered severe smoke damage. An adult and four children had already gathered safely outside the property, on Griffe Road, before crews from Odsal and Brighouse arrived at 6.30am, using breathing apparatus and ventilation fans to extinguish the blaze.

New railway station at Low Moor remains on track as land deal about to be struck

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: ON TRACK: An artist's impression of the new station at Low Moor

7:34am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A NEW railway station at Low Moor, Bradford, remains on track to open on time next year, with an offer to secure the last piece of land required for the £10.5 million development now set to be accepted.

Fierce competition at Throstle Nest Riding School contest

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Entrants in the Bank Holiday competition at the Throstle Nest Riding School in Bradford.

6:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

ENTRANTS refused to be put off by the Bank Holiday rain as a good time was had by all at the Throstle Nest Riding School competition over the weekend.

Firefighters boost appeal to help Pudsey girl with rare genetic condition

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Firefighters from Cookridge with Kelly Laws and her daughter Maddie, who suffers from the rare genetic condition Rett Syndrome, and son George.

2:53pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

AN appeal to raise funds for a Pudsey girl suffering from a rare genetic condition is set to be boosted by West Yorkshire firefighters.

Joy for Bradford dog owner as stolen German Shepherd is returned

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Carl Weatherill holds up a phone picture of hisGerman Shepherd puppy shortly after it was stolen

6:27am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A THREE-MONTH old German Shepherd puppy has been reunited with its rightful owner thanks to a successful appeal in yesterday's Telegraph & Argus.

West Yorkshire Police to go on record with stop-and-search statistics

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: DELIGHTED: Police and Crime Commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson

12:10am Tuesday 26th August 2014

WEST Yorkshire Police will implement two key elements of the Government’s Best Use of Stop and Search scheme, starting today.

Packaging company with a UK base in Bradford announces shares sale in merger with US firm

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Boss Ralf Weidenhammer during a visit to the Bradford base

6:39pm Monday 25th August 2014

A GERMAN packaging company with a UK base in Bradford has announced it will sell 100 per cent of its shares in a merger with a major US firm.

Refugees who found shelter in Bradford will say thank you to the city during upcoming event

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Benjamin Ayesu, founder of the 'Thank U Bradford' project (right), with Reverend Stephen Treasure of the All Saint's Church in Little Horton, and the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress of Bradford.

5:24pm Monday 25th August 2014

REFUGEES and asylum seekers who have found shelter in Bradford will do their bit to clean up the city at the launch of a new project on Saturday.

Money raised at family fun day goes towards community centre improvements

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: People enjoying the family fun day at the Chapel of Grace in Little Horton

3:52pm Sunday 24th August 2014

MONEY raised at a Bradford church's family fun day is to be used towards the refurbishment of a community centre in Great Horton.

Group which supports young homeless is nominated for Community Stars award

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Staff and volunteers from the Bradford Nightstop charity. From L/R: Terry Pugh, Rachel Hiley, Kath Pugh, Jurine Blackwood, Tony Lightowler, Sinead Garry (Bradford Nightstop chair), Graham Walsh, Corine Campbell (development worker), Janice Thorpe and Mich

10:02am Saturday 23rd August 2014

VOLUNTEERS who gave more than 7,000 hours to support homeless young people across the Bradford district last year are the latest nominees in this year's Telegraph & Argus Community Stars Awards.

Housing group axes Bradford training centre

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Accent Housing trainees at work

6:32am Friday 22nd August 2014

A HOUSING association's training and employment service which has served 9,300 young people across the Bradford district has closed due to worsening results.

Householders warned about rogue roofers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Val Slater

5:32pm Thursday 21st August 2014

ROGUE roofers are causing misery by targeting elderly householders and persuading them to pay thousands of pounds for unnecessary or sub-standard work, West Yorkshire Trading Standards (WYTS) has warned.

Young tennis stars of the future get training boost

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Young players taking part in Salts Tennis Club’s Junior Tennis Camps.

2:51pm Thursday 21st August 2014

BUDDING tennis stars from Shipley have received professional coaching as part of an Olympic legacy project from London 2012.

Children step back to Victorian times at Bradford Industrial Museum

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Gabby Lock, 8, with Nicola Fox, who helps her decorate a dolly peg during the Victorian-themed family activities at Bradford Industrial Museum

7:40am Thursday 21st August 2014

FAMILIES enjoyed an opportunity to step back into Victorian times at Bradford Industrial Museum yesterday.

Warning issued after cowboy roofers target elderly householders

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Val Slater

6:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Cowboy roofers are targeting elderly householders and persuading them to pay thousands of pounds for work which is either unnecessary or sub-standard, West Yorkshire Trading Standards has warned.

Charities invited to apply for grants from T&A's charitable foundation

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: DELIGHTED: David Lamont, vice-chairman of Bradford Beekeepers' Association, which received a grant last year

5:18pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

CHARITIES making a lasting difference to communities in the Bradford district are being urged to apply for grants of up to £10,000 from the charitable arm of the Telegraph & Argus.

House prices on the rise in Bradford although not making capital gains

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: House prices on the rise in Bradford although not making capital gains

5:24pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

HOUSE prices across Yorkshire and the Humber rose by six per cent in the 12 months up to June this year, according to figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) today.

Friendship group recognised in T&A Community Stars Awards

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Staff and volunteers from the St Mary's New Horizons group enjoying a special lunch at Bradford's Midland Hotel

3:11pm Monday 11th August 2014

A BRADFORD charity offering kinship to people suffering from loneliness and social isolation has been nominated in this year's Telegraph & Argus Community Stars Awards.

On This Day – August 6, 2014

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: On This Day - July 28, 2014

11:35am Wednesday 6th August 2014

25 years ago: Urban naturalists from the Bradford Wildlife Group appealed for help in completing a new survey listing all species of flora and fauna in 198 areas of disused land across the district, in a bid to persuade Bradford Council to classify the derelict sites as places of ecological interest.

On This Day – August 5, 2014

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: On This Day - July 28, 2014

10:52am Tuesday 5th August 2014

25 years ago: Calls for a new caravan site to house all the district's gipsies were rejected by Tory bosses at Bradford Council, despite three residents groups in Bradford Moor, Little Horton, and Wrose handing in petitions complaining about "constant invasions" of vacant plots of land.

Graeme's dedication leads to Community Stars award nomination

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: NOMINEE: Graeme Pullan has been nominated for a Community Star award

6:50pm Monday 4th August 2014

AN Addingham man who has "devoted his life to serving the community" is the latest nominee in this year's Community Stars Awards.

On This Day – August 4, 2014

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: On This Day - July 28, 2014

4:22pm Monday 4th August 2014

25 years ago: The Chief Constable of South Yorkshire Police, Peter Wright, offered his resignation after the initial inquiry into the Hillsborough disaster placed the blame firmly on the shoulders of his senior officers.

Children get fired-up about reading at library's dragons event

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Eshika Rajasekaran with her flying dragon that she made at a workshop at Holmewood Library

12:12pm Monday 4th August 2014

CHILDRENcreated own fire-breathing dragons at a special storytelling session at Holme Wood Library .

History group remembers World War One with daily diary

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: HISTORIAN: Colin Coates

5:26am Monday 4th August 2014

THE Saltaire History Club will commemorate the centenary of the start of World War One by publishing a diary of events as they would have happened in the village exactly 100 years ago.

Morrisons smashes records with Sue Ryder charity partnership

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Morrisons staff members Claire Waites, Ian Hunt, Helen Wilkinson and Michael Leighton, who took part in a skydive at Langar Airfield in Nottinghamshire and raised more than £3,000 for Sue Ryder care.

6:07am Sunday 3rd August 2014

STAFF and customers from the Bradford-based supermarket chain Morrisons have smashed through the £500,000 funding barrier just five months into a charity partnership with Sue Ryder care.

Relegated Bradford Bulls withdraw legal challenge against six point deduction

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

5:13pm Monday 21st July 2014

Newly-relegated Bradford Bulls have confirmed they have withdrawn a legal challenge against the six point deduction imposed when the club entered administration earlier this year.

VIDEO: Street dancers wow the crowds at Bradford Urban Festival in City Park

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

1:08pm Monday 14th July 2014

CROWDS basked in the sunshine in City Park on Saturday, as Bradford’s Urban Festival, a celebration of street youth culture, drew to a close.

Bradford Cathedral to receive £190,000 for vital repair work

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

9:57am Thursday 10th July 2014

Bradford Cathedral is to receive £190,000 towards vital repair work from the First World War Centenary Cathedral fund, announced by the government today.

Campaign starts to protect posties from dog attacks

12:02am Monday 30th June 2014

A CAMPAIGN to increase public awareness of dog attacks on postmen and women starts today, with new figures revealing 23 postal staff were attacked across Bradford in the space of a year.

Woman sexually assaulted on bus in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: police

10:45am Tuesday 17th June 2014

Police are appealing for information after a woman was sexually assaulted on a bus in Bradford.

More passport problems for Bradford families as Home Office admits national backlog of 30,000

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: One of the Telegraph & Argus' previous passport articles

8:32am Friday 13th June 2014

TWO more Bradford families face an anxious wait to confirm their foreign holiday plans after being caught up in the ongoing Home Office delays in processing UK passports.

Motorcyclist is airlifted to hospital after collision with car in Keighley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The scene of the incident on Long Lee Lane. Picture by Jonny Brayson (@braysoj1)

7:20pm Sunday 8th June 2014

A motorcyclist has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after a collision with a car in Keighley this afternoon.

Bantams cycling team's 170-mile ride to honour long-standing fan

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Steve Hawthorn-Emmett will lead the Bantams contingent comprising Louis Horne, Luke Gallagher and Billy Bingham.

6:00am Friday 6th June 2014

A team of cyclists from Bradford City FC will pay tribute to a long-serving Bantams fan during a charity ride from London to Amsterdam to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK starting today.

UPDATE: Evacuated residents return home after suspect package turns out to be 'totally harmless'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: road closed sign

3:35pm Thursday 5th June 2014

Police closed off roads and evacuated a number of homes in Otley after a “suspect package” was found in the Newall Mount area of the town.

Ilkley biker killed in crash named

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix motorway traffic accidents

3:25pm Thursday 5th June 2014

An Ilkley motorcyclist who died in a motorway crash in Gloucestershire has been named at an inquest into his death this afternoon.

VIDEO: Warm welcome for Prince William as he arrives in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Warm welcome for Prince William as he arrives in Bradford

1:02pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

The Duke of Cambridge was received a warm welcome to Bradford from staff and users of a homeless charity on his visit to the city this afternoon.

VIDEO: Axe threat is lifted on Wibsey man's allotment plot

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Robert Stone who had his allotment eviction notice overturned by the Council

8:00am Wednesday 4th June 2014

A long-term allotment holder accused of neglecting his Bradford Council plot has successfully appealed against being turfed off it.


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