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Crime writing couple fundraise for hospice

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bob and Carol Bridgestock, who are promoting their latest DI Dylan novel next month

6:02pm Sunday 24th May 2015

CRIME fiction writers Bob and Carol Bridgestock, who served for nearly 50 years between them with West Yorkshire Police, are set to unveil their sixth novel in their home town of Brighouse next month.

Down Syndrome group fundraises to expand its work across the region

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cheryl Jenkinson, left, with her one year-old son Alexander, and Wendy Uttley with her son Sam, 17, outside the Pamela Sunter Centre in Bingley

2:02pm Sunday 24th May 2015

A CHARITY supporting 390 families of children with Down Syndrome across the Bradford district and beyond is to host a major fundraising event as it expands its work across the region.

Trading standards chiefs mount crackdown on cigarettes black market

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Polandia Off-Licence in North Parade, Bradford

6:44am Friday 22nd May 2015

RETAILERS in Bradford have been told they face a "zero-tolerance approach" if caught trading illegal tobacco products on the black market.

Two-lorry crash brings traffic to a standstill at M62 junction

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Two-lorry crash brings traffic to a standstill at M62 junction

1:16pm Thursday 21st May 2015

A COLLISION between two HGVs has closed a slip road off the M62 and brought traffic to a halt on the Chain Bar roundabout.

Bradford has highest preventable early death rate in Yorkshire

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Excessive drinking is blamed as one factor in Bradford's high early death rate

5:32am Thursday 21st May 2015

ADULTS in Bradford are more likely to die early as a result of preventable conditions than anywhere else in Yorkshire and the Humber, new figures have revealed.

Drivers warned of disruption due to roadworks on three major roads in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The road works are scheduled to last five days.

1:26pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

DRIVERS have been warned to expect long delays and disruption as resurfacing work starts on Sunday on three main roads into Bradford city centre.

Visitors are entertained with music and dance for a night at the museum

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Gayathry Ganapathy, Vijay Venkat, and Shriicant Subramaniam performing at Cartwright Hall as part of the national Museums at Night programme

12:55pm Tuesday 19th May 2015

VISITORS were treated to a celebration of Asian music and dance as Bradford's Cartwright Hall Art Gallery stayed open late as part of a national campaign.

Firefighters called to blaze at Keighley and Worth Valley Railway

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Firefighters called to blaze at Keighley and Worth Valley Railway

4:01pm Monday 18th May 2015

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a small blaze on an embankment of the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway on Saturday night.

More than £5,000 raised to help families hit by earthquake in Nepal by Incommunities in Shipley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bimala Shankhar with family members in their makeshift home in an earthquake-stricken region of Nepal

3:57pm Monday 18th May 2015

STAFF at Incommunities in Shipley have now raised more than £5,000 for a colleague providing aid to families affected by the earthquake disaster in Nepal.

Police issue 49 dispersal orders to shoplifters, beggars and drinkers in Bradford city centre in week

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police issue 49 dispersal orders to shoplifters, beggars and drinkers in Bradford city centre in week

3:55pm Monday 18th May 2015

OFFICERS from the Bradford City Neighbourhood Policing Team issued 49 dispersal orders to known shoplifters, beggars, and drinkers known to cause issues in the city centre last week.

Man bailed on suspicion of stealing bicycle after he is spotted on CCTV

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Man bailed on suspicion of stealing bicycle after he is spotted on CCTV

3:50pm Monday 18th May 2015

A MAN has been arrested and charged on suspicion of stealing a bicycle in Bradford city centre.

Man is arrested for alleged drug dealing after police receive tip-off

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Man is arrested for alleged drug dealing after police receive tip-off

1:56pm Monday 18th May 2015

A 20 YEAR-OLD man has been arrested at an address in Bradford Moor on suspicion of possession of cannabis with intent to supply.

Man is arrested after theatre-goer has phone snatched from hands

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Man is arrested after theatre-goer has phone snatched from hands

1:49pm Monday 18th May 2015

A MAN has been arrested after a mobile phone was snatched out of the the hands of a woman outside the Alhambra Theatre in Bradford on Friday.

Crowds flock to colourful weekend events in Haworth, Bradford and Otley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

3:07am Monday 18th May 2015

IT WAS V for Victory in Haworth over the weekend, as the village celebrated the 20th anniversary of its ever-popular 1940s extravaganza.

VIDEO: VE Day celebrations at fabulous Forties war-time weekend in Haworth

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:12pm Sunday 17th May 2015

IT WAS V for Victory in Haworth over the weekend as the village celebrated the 20th anniversary of its ever-popular 1940s extravaganza.

Budding Bradford cartoonists treated to masterclass by top illustrator

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Top illustrator Kev Sutherland poses with budding ten year-old cartoonist Morgan Varga during the comic masterclass

2:03pm Sunday 17th May 2015

BUDDING cartoonists were treated to a masterclass by a top illustrator in one of the highlights of the inaugural Bradford Literature Festival, which continued over the weekend.

Woman, 28, dies after a hit and run incident in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The scene of the fatal collision at the A58 Whitehall Road's junction with Westfield Lane in Wyke

10:17am Sunday 17th May 2015

A CLECKHEATON woman has died after a hit and run incident in Bradford in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Community group on look out for green-fingered helpers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jane Robinson, of Bradford Community Environment Project

2:36pm Friday 15th May 2015

THE Bradford Community Environment Project (BCEP) is looking for volunteers to help on its Scotchman Road allotments tomorrow.

Heart attack survivor Ken set to lead team in charity challenge

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ken Downing (left) who will be leading the BHF fundraising team at Pudsey Carnival today

2:31pm Friday 15th May 2015

A HEART attack survivor will lead a team of ten people aiming to cycle 200 miles on static bikes to raise money for charity at the town's carnival tomorrow.

Man accused of kidnapping and imprisoning a woman for three days is bailed

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

12:40pm Thursday 14th May 2015

A BRADFORD man has made his first appearance in court accused of kidnapping and imprisoning a woman for three days.

Police hunt man accused of strangling a pet cat to death

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

12:26pm Thursday 14th May 2015

A WARRANT has been issued for the arrest of a man accused of strangling a pet cat to death.

Bradford charity worker tells of scenes after second quake in Nepal

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Salman Malik organising the delivery of survival packages during his visit to the regions of Nepal affected by last month's earthquake

6:47am Thursday 14th May 2015

A BRADFORD volunteer who helped deliver emergency aid to more than 1,000 victims of the Nepal earthquake has said this week's second quake has caused "nothing short of hell".

Woman hurt in Thornbury wall crash

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Woman hurt in Thornbury wall crash

11:07am Wednesday 13th May 2015

A WOMAN was taken to hospital after her car crashed into a wall in Bradford last night.

Bradford primary school pupils show off their steps in ballroom dance competition

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PRIMARY school pupils from Bradford taking part in the Accelerate Ballroom Dancing Competition Finals at Tong High School

11:00am Wednesday 13th May 2015

PRIMARY school pupils in Bradford donned bow ties and sequins to take part in a ballroom dancing competition as part of an innovative scheme that gives youngsters the chance to try out new activities.

Homeless man jailed for starving three dogs to death

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

6:21pm Tuesday 12th May 2015

A HOMELESS man has been jailed for starving three Staffordshire Bull Terrier puppies and causing them a "long and painful" death.

Royal Navy veteran Austin Byrne recalls horrors of WW2 Arctic convoys

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Austin Byrne in uniform in his Royal Navy days

6:37pm Sunday 10th May 2015

A ROYAL Navy veteran hailed for his bravery on the treacherous Arctic convoys during the Second World War is set to be appear in a new documentary for the BBC.

Girl, 17, dragged into woods and raped in Bradford park

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:55pm Friday 8th May 2015

DETECTIVES today began a manhunt for a rapist who attacked a 17-year-old girl in a Bradford park.

Staff put out blaze at Baildon printers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:02am Friday 8th May 2015

STAFF at a Baildon printing company acted quickly to stop a blaze developing on the premises after a piece of machinery caught fire.

UPDATE: Arsonists strike at tanning salon

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

8:20am Friday 8th May 2015

ARSONISTS struck at a tanning salon in Bradford early today.

Images of Swiss Alps, Bridlington sea front and Bradford pub on show at new photographic exhibition

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Urban photographer Jackie Shiraishi, showcasing her pictures of the interior of The New Beehive Inn

2:45am Friday 8th May 2015

IMAGES of fairytales, the Swiss Alps and the original interior of one of Bradford's oldest pubs will be on show as part of a new college photographic exhibition in the city, starting today.

Bus catches fire in Leeds Road, Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The bus on fire in Leeds Road, Bradford

6:15pm Thursday 7th May 2015

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a blazing bus in Leeds Road, Bradford, today.

Accused locked up for centre assault

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

1:35pm Thursday 7th May 2015

A MAN who stroked the cheek of a 12-year-old with severe learning difficulties and asked the mother if he could have sex with the girl has been jailed for 18 months.

Brothers jailed for violent burglary

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Alex Braybrook

5:35pm Wednesday 6th May 2015

A PAIR of brothers have been jailed for ransacking a house in Bradford and causing "immeasurable fear" to its occupants, which included two young children.

Man accused of starving three Staffordshire bull terrier puppies to death skips court

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

12:08pm Wednesday 6th May 2015

AN ARREST warrant has been issued for a Bradford man accused of starving three Staffordshire Bull Terrier puppies to death.

Woman, 23, receives suspended jail sentence after emaciated pet dog found 'days from death'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Nicole Dheroo leaves Bradford and Keighley Magistrates' Court

6:19pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

A WOMAN whose emaciated pedigree dog was found days from death has been given a suspended jail sentence and handed a lifetime ban from owning animals.

Disabled cyclists set for coast-to-coast challenge

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Members of Cycling 4 All who need to hit a £2,500 fundraising target to embark on a coast-to-coast challenge for disabled riders

6:17pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

A DISABLED cycling club has raised £2,500 to fund a "dream" coast-to-coast bike ride for five of its members, and now wants to raise a further £3,500 to expand the work of the group.

Bradford 'Quad Squad' seizes 200th vehicle in fight against nuisance riders

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PC David Hitchcocks and PC David Hudson with vehicles seized by the Bradford Anti-Social Behaviour Bike Team

5:06am Tuesday 5th May 2015

A SPECIAL police team targeting nuisance bikers across the Bradford district has seized its 200th vehicle.

GP service for homeless people, asylum seekers and refugees expands in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Staff at the new Bevan Healthcare health and well-being centre, set to cater for 3,000 patients in Bradford city centre

5:03am Monday 4th May 2015

A GP PRACTICE which caters for homeless people, asylum seekers and refugees across the Bradford district has been transformed into a new health and well-being centre.

Stroke group determined to carry on despite final funding cut

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Helen Galtress, co-chairman of Shipley Stroke Club, which will now be more heavily reliant on its own fundraising

5:02pm Sunday 3rd May 2015

A GROUP supporting stroke survivors and carers across the Bradford district will have to rely on fundraising after being told it will no longer receive any direct financial support.

Heart attack survivor to lead team of cyclists in fundraising ride

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pudsey heart attack survivor Ken Downing (left), 70, whose team will be taking on the 'Pudsey to Paddington bear dash' to raise funds for the British Heart Foundation, sponsored by Pudsey Legal, including staff members Andrew Cummings and Nigel Beck

5:54am Saturday 2nd May 2015

A HEART attack survivor from Pudsey will lead a team of ten people aiming to cycle 200 miles on static bikes to raise money for charity at the town's carnival later this month.

Wife of Labour leader visits district to back party's Bradford West candidate

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Justine Thornton speaking to first-time voters at Forster Community College in Bradford

4:04pm Wednesday 29th April 2015

JUSTINE Thornton, the wife of Labour leader Ed Miliband, said she was "proud" to hit the campaign trail in the district today, describing Naz Shah as a "fantastic candidate" for the Bradford West seat.

More affordable housing to be found in Bradford than other parts of Yorkshire, says new study

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Val Slater

1:36am Wednesday 29th April 2015

BRADFORD has one of the highest rates of affordable housing for families buying for the first-time across Yorkshire and the Humber, new figures have indicated.

Police issue pictures of man after theft of pensioner's bank card

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:17am Tuesday 28th April 2015

POLICE have issued pictures of a man they want to speak to in connection with the theft of a bank card in a Heckmondwike supermarket.

UPDATE: Man who brandished sword in Bradford park 'strongly advised' over 'unacceptable' conduct

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A picture showing the man brandishing his sword in Lister Park

11:06am Tuesday 28th April 2015

A MAN arrested for brandishing a sword in Bradford's Lister Park last night has been released without charge.

Funeral set for Bradford jungle trekker found dead after high profile search

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Gareth Huntley

6:26pm Monday 27th April 2015

THE LONG-AWAITED funeral of a "determined and enthusiastic" son whose body was found in the Malaysian jungle last summer will take place in June, his family has announced.

Manchester United fan from Bradford meets his footballing heroes

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mohsin Tanveer, and his brother, Ahsan, pose for a selfie with Manchester United and England midfielder Michael Carrick during The Manchester United Foundation 'Dream Day'

5:06am Friday 24th April 2015

A MANCHESTER United fan from Bradford saw his "dreams come true" when he got the chance to meet his footballing heroes this week.

Housing provider opens new business hub for 250 staff in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Anchor moved into its new Bradford business hub in Aldermanbury House. Cutting the ribbon is, from the left, Charlotte Johnson, who has been with the company for just three weeks, Councillor Roger L'Amie, the Deputy Lord Mayor of Bradford, Anchor chief ex

3:37pm Thursday 23rd April 2015

ENGLAND'S largest not-for-profit provider of housing and care to older people has opened a new business hub for 250 staff in Bradford city centre.

New city cinema and bars plan announced for Broadway shopping centre

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An artist's impression of the new boutique cinema development planned for 14-20 Broadway in Bradford

12:03am Thursday 23rd April 2015

BRADFORD'S new multi-million pound shopping centre is set to be expanded to include a cinema, bars and cafe, under new plans announced today.

Arsonists torch parked car

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Arsonists torch parked car

2:23pm Wednesday 22nd April 2015

ARSONISTS targeted a car parked opposite the Morrisons store in Thornbury, Bradford, last night.

Fire chiefs aim to cut house blazes in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: TARGETS: Fire chiefs in Bradford aim to cut the number of house blazes

6:04am Wednesday 22nd April 2015

BRADFORD'S fire crews will target a continued reduction in house fires to curb a rise in the number of injuries and deaths over the past year, the district's commander has said.

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