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Jaguar car bursts into flames at busy junction

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

3:21pm Monday 22nd December 2014

FIREFIGHTERS put out a car that overheated and burst into flames at a busy junction in Yeadon earlier this afternoon.

Staff from Bradford printing company to spend night on the streets in support of homeless people

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Staff from ABS UK Ltd, David Lees, Ben Tighe, Stacey Langley, Brett Abson and James Graley, ahead of their sleep out in Centenary Square to raise money for Bradford Nightstop.

6:02am Saturday 20th December 2014

STAFF from a Bradford printing company are forgoing their usual Christmas do to spend a night on the streets in support of a homelessness charity.

Public transport chief criticises bus fares increase

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: First's decision to increase fares has been criticised

5:22am Saturday 20th December 2014

A DECISION by Bradford's biggest bus operator to increase fares at a time of falling fuel prices oil has been criticised by West Yorkshire's public transport chief.

Seven in ten people in Bradford now survive at least a year after cancer diagnosis

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A woman undergoing a dermatology examination

5:09am Saturday 20th December 2014

AROUND seven in ten people across the Bradford district are now surviving for at least a year after being told they have cancer, new figures have revealed.

VIDEO: Dad's call for action over speeding drivers in village after near miss

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ian Stuart with two sons Seb and Jacob, who is campaigning against driver speeding in Bradford Road, Birkenshaw

8:32pm Wednesday 17th December 2014

A DAD who says he and his two sons were nearly run over at a set of traffic lights in Bradford Road, Birkenshaw, has called for further action against drivers speeding through the village.

Pedestrian, 85, injured in collision with car

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

2:55pm Wednesday 17th December 2014

AN 85-year-old pedestrian has been involved in a collision with a car this afternoon.

Van overturns in Keighley crash

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor probes accident tragedy after woman, 28, dies in car smash

2:44pm Wednesday 17th December 2014

POLICE were called after a Vauxhall van overturned on the A629 near Keighley this afternoon.

Hole in the heart boy strikes martial arts gold

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Saiyam Maroof being awarded his 'Best Fighter' trophy by instructor Mohammed Zamoord

6:39pm Monday 15th December 2014

A BRADFORD boy born with a hole in his heart has defied his medical condition to star in a martial arts competition.

Firefighters' recruitment freeze causing 'Dad's Army' of frontline crews, union warns

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

5:03am Monday 15th December 2014

WEST Yorkshire fire chiefs have been warned its ongoing recruitment freeze is leaving it at risk of having a "Dad's Army' of frontline firefighters.

Councillors agree to list former register office as a community asset

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: ‘DELIGHTED’: Bradnet chief executive Asif Hussain outside the former register office

3:05pm Sunday 14th December 2014

BRADFORD'S historic former register office has finally been listed as a community asset, much to the delight of the charity looking to take over the city centre site.

Cycling charity urges people to sponsor stretches of canal towpath

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Towpath renovation work as part of the Cycle Superhighway network is due to reach Saltaire next June

12:33pm Sunday 14th December 2014

A CYCLING charity is giving people the chance to sponsor a one-mile section of its national network of routes, with parts of the canal path from Saltaire to Leeds up for grabs.

Thousands back petition to save Cleckheaton library

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cleckheaton Library

12:15pm Sunday 14th December 2014

CAMPAIGNERS bidding to save Cleckheaton library have gathered 3,700 signatures on a petition protesting against its potential closure.

More than half of attacks on firefighters occur in Bradford district

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Fire Brigades Union secretary David Williams

7:03am Saturday 13th December 2014

MORE than half of attacks on firefighters across West Yorkshire between April and October occurred within the Bradford district, new figures have revealed.

Police investigate theft of puppy from Bradford Interchange

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

10:38am Friday 12th December 2014

POLICE are investigating the theft of a puppy from Bradford Interchange.

Plans unveiled to bring cricket back to historic Bradford Park Avenue ground

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Crowds enjoying one of the last first-class matches to be held at Park Avenue in the 1990s

6:04am Thursday 11th December 2014

A FULLY-REFURBISHED Park Avenue ground could be the "jewel in the crown" of ambitious new plans to boost cricket across Bradford, it was revealed today.

VIDEO: Christmas party held as residents celebrate moving back into care home

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Resident Manibhen Patel shares a dance with Care House manager Jas Sanplay

5:35am Thursday 11th December 2014

RESIDENTS of a Bradford care complex badly damaged by fire in June have celebrated moving back home with a fun-packed Christmas carnival.

Teenager locked up for "terrifying" knifepoint shop robbery

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: LOCKED UP: Shop robber Zeeshan Akhtar

5:04am Wednesday 10th December 2014

A MASKED teenager who committed a "terrifying" knifepoint robbery at a Bradford newsagents has been locked up for three and a half years in a young offender institution.

Man, 73, charged with sex offences dating back almost 50 years

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford and Keighley Magistrates' Court

4:46pm Tuesday 9th December 2014

A PENSIONER has appeared in court charged with a series of rapes against two underage girls in Bradford, some stretching back almost 50 years.

Woman, 22, suffers fractured skull in city centre street brawl

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

4:20pm Monday 8th December 2014

A BRAWL between two women in a Bradford street has left one of them in hospital with a fractured skull.

Five million passengers used Bradford city centre's two rail stations last year, new figures reveal

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A view of Bradford Interchange, which was the district's busiest rail station last year

10:13am Friday 5th December 2014

LEEDS is by far the busiest train station across Yorkshire and the Humber, new figures have confirmed.

Unsung heroes honoured at Community Stars Awards 2014

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

10:48pm Thursday 4th December 2014

A CLUSTER of Bradford’s brightest stars were honoured at a glittering ceremony at City Hall tonight.

Residents angry at 'underhand tactics' used over parking fines on unadopted road

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pictured are residents Mary Bartley, right, and Aidan Graves, who are angry about the parking tickets

2:28pm Thursday 4th December 2014

RESIDENTS have reacted angrily after they were given £90 penalty notices for parking on land outside their Bradford homes which they have used for many years.

Wheelchair-bound Bradfordian swims equivalent length of English Channel for charity

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mark Longstaff, who has swum the length of the English Channel to raise funds for a spinal charity.

5:50am Thursday 4th December 2014

A WHEELCHAIR-BOUND Bradford swimmer has swum the equivalent of the length of the English Channel to raise much-needed funds for a spinal charity.

Bradford has highest proportion of overweight 11-year-olds in region

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Public health chiefs in Bradford have urged parents to do more to ensure their children have healthier diets

5:33am Thursday 4th December 2014

BRADFORD has the highest proportion of overweight 11 year-olds in West Yorkshire and their number is growing, a new survey has revealed.

Woman robbed at knife-point in Ilkley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Van broken into in Cleckheaton

11:53am Wednesday 3rd December 2014

A WOMAN threw her handbag at a knife-point robber when he demanded cash from her.

VIDEO: Archers from University of Bradford hit their fundraising target during 24-hour shooting marathon

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

5:34am Wednesday 3rd December 2014

A HARDY group of archers from the University of Bradford have hit their target by raising more than £600 for the Telegraph & Argus Crocus Cancer Appeal with a 24-hour shooting marathon.

UPDATE: Morrisons employee denies allegations he fraudulently disclosed payroll data

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Andrew Skelton leaving the hearing at Bradford and Keighley Magistrates Court yesterday.

5:34am Wednesday 3rd December 2014

A SENIOR Morrisons employee is set to go on trial at Bradford Crown Court to contest allegations he fraudulently disclosed payroll data at the supermarket giant.

Rusting wartime vehicles saved from scrapyard by Bradford military history enthusiast

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: MOVING AGAIN: Salvaged WW2 army lorries are put on a low loader after being saved from the scrapyard

5:41am Thursday 27th November 2014

A BRADFORD military history enthusiast has rescued a group of vintage wartime vehicles that had been gathering rust in a Leeds scrapyard.

Former bus driver jailed for six months for £47,000 benefits fraud

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Crown Court

5:42pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

A FORMER textile worker and bus driver who fraudulently claimed almost £47,000 in benefits has been jailed for six months.

VIDEO: Investigations continue into gas blast that destroyed part of Bradford warehouse

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The scene of the explosion in Parry Lane, Bradford

5:17pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

INVESTIGATIONS were continuing today into the cause of an explosion which temporarily trapped two people in a Bradford warehouse on Monday.

Cashier attacked in raid at Holme Wood post office

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

9:30am Tuesday 25th November 2014

A MASKED robber pushed a female cashier to the floor in a "frightening" raid at a Bradford post office last night.

HGV catches fire on M62 near Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police are appealing for information about the M62 crash

9:01am Tuesday 25th November 2014

FIREFIGHTERS from Cleckheaton attended a HGV fire on the eastbound carriageway of the M62 near Chain Bar just before 2am this morning.

Failure of traffic lights causes disruption at Shipley traffic blackspot

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix traffic roads jam cars

8:59am Tuesday 25th November 2014

MOTORISTS in Shipley faced rush hour chaos this morning after a set of traffic lights failed at a busy junction.

UPDATE: Firefighters called to explosion in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:50pm Monday 24th November 2014

FIREFIGHTERS and police are at the scene of an explosion and fire in Parry Lane, Bradford.

Police hunt as Bradford robber escapes from jail

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

5:41pm Monday 24th November 2014

A BRADFORD robber once labelled one of the most wanted men in Yorkshire has escaped from a Derbyshire prison.

Brewers across Bradford welcome legislation to give publicans more freedom when sourcing beer

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ilkley Brewery director, Richard Shelton, who has described the change in pubco regulations as a positive step.

6:25am Thursday 20th November 2014

BREWERS across the Bradford district have welcomed new legislation designed to give publicans more freedom on how they source their beer.

Fifth of fire fatalities in West Yorkshire are linked to alcohol, figures reveal

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: test

6:06am Thursday 20th November 2014

FIRE chiefs have issued a warning after new figures revealed a fifth of fire fatalities across the county over the last five years were linked to alcohol consumption.

District's hospitals take part in pioneering study to help children affected by heart disease

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: HIKE: More patients are spending longer in hospitals such as BRI because they cannot go home due to care issues

6:04am Wednesday 19th November 2014

EXPERTS at hospitals in Bradford and Airedale will be involved in a pioneering pilot study aiming to ensure children affected by congenital heart disease maintain the correct levels of exercise.

Butchers do battle to take prestigious prize titles

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lee Scott, the butcher manager at Keelham Farm Shops

6:04am Monday 17th November 2014

HUNDREDS of meat pies, sausages, burgers, and black puddings filled Bradford's Cedar Court Hotel during the hunt for the county's very finest pork products yesterday.

Bradford teenagers earn national recognition for their work with homeless people in the city

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PASSIONATE: Sarish Saghir

6:05pm Sunday 16th November 2014

TWO Bradford teenagers dedicated to supporting their local communities have been named among 100 young people chosen as ambassadors for the National Citizen Service.

Bradford volunteers travel to Turkish-Syrian border to deliver aid to refugees

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Members of W-Childcare's Team Syria, who visited the Turkish-Syrian border to distribute humanitarian aid

12:03pm Sunday 16th November 2014

A TEAM of volunteers from a Bradford after-school children's club has personally distributed almost 500 food parcels to stricken refugees on the Turkish-Syrian border.

Record aim for 25th Secret Santa Appeal

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ashraj Sudle, Taylor Gibson, and Phoebe Hildreth, of Blakehill Primary School, are supporting JCI Bradford's 25th Secret Santa Appeal

8:03am Saturday 15th November 2014

A FESTIVE appeal that provides 3,500 gifts to disadvantaged children across the Bradford district is aiming to celebrate its 25th anniversary with a record haul of presents this year.

Approval given for new access road to Cullingworth chicken factory

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: GREEN LIGHT: Committee chairman Cllr David Warburton

3:29pm Thursday 13th November 2014

PLANS for a private road running across farmland to improve lorry access to a chicken factory in Cullingworth have been given the go-ahead by Bradford Council.

Tribute to Second World War hero who was still flying in active service during the Gulf War

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: DECORATED: Jim Vidler

7:04am Thursday 13th November 2014

A SECOND World War hero who was still flying in active service during the Gulf War in the 1990s has died.

Growing number of MPs support law change aimed at halting pub closures

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Kris Hopkins is the Conservative candidate for Worth Valley in the Bradford Council elections in 2008
 
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7:04pm Wednesday 12th November 2014

MORE than 200 MPs are set to support a Bill next week they say could help halt the number of pub closures.

Saltaire prepares to host Epilepsy Action's Reindeer Stampede

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A host of runners taking part in last year's Reindeer Stampede.

7:02am Wednesday 12th November 2014

THE pounding of hooves will once again be heard in Saltaire's Roberts Park over the festive season with Epilepsy Action's Reindeer Stampede.

Community Stars: Community Champions award finalists

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Dorota Plata posing for a family portrait at the Keighley campus of Leeds City College.

7:31pm Monday 10th November 2014

The people who take on leadership or representative roles or those who campaign, lobby and champion particular causes, for example, campaigner, committee member or citizens’ friend.

Community Stars: Volunteer award finalists

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: NIOMINATED: Imtiaz Naqvi, a founder member of the Bradford Association of Visually Impaired People

7:25pm Monday 10th November 2014

The search we gave ourselves was for a person who takes on a regular role in a voluntary capacity, for example a befriender who regularly visits an old people’s home or someone who coaches a sports team

Community Stars: Good Neighbour award finalists

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

7:23pm Monday 10th November 2014

A community-minded resident, for example an older person walking a young child to school, or someone cleaning the path of a neighbour

Community Stars: Young Active Citizen awards finalists

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

7:09pm Monday 10th November 2014

We were looking for a young person under the age of 18 who has excelled in any of the award categories

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