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Tributes paid to late councillors

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

9:14pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

TRIBUTES were paid tonight to two former councillors who died since the last time the full authority met.

Petition seeking more Government funds for Wharfedale schools approved by full Council

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Jackie Whiteley

9:04pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A PETITION to seek more Government funding for additional secondary school places in Wharfedale was approved by members at tonight's full meeting of Bradford Council.

Council to look at clawing back cost of moving on travellers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

8:17pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

BRADFORD Council has resolved to do more to tackle the "inconvenience and distress" caused by illegal gipsy and traveller camps, saying it will investigate the possibility of clawing back tax-payer's money used to move them on.

Bringing child sex offenders to justice is 'number one priority' for Bradford Council

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

7:54pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

BRINGING the perpetrators of child sexual abuse to justice is the "number one priority" for Bradford Council, a meeting of the full authority heard tonight.

UPDATED: Police appeal after woman dies in M606 crash

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Woman injured in three-car collision on M606 motorway into Bradford

8:40am Wednesday 8th October 2014

A WOMAN died in the serious accident involving two lorries and two cars on the M606 yesterday.

UPDATE: M606 reopened for southbound traffic

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix M606 motorway sign accident traffic

2:59pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

THE southbound carriageway of the M606 has been reopened following a serious accident.

'Many injured' in multiple-car smash in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:57am Thursday 2nd October 2014

EMERGENCY services were called to a serious road traffic collision in Bradford tonight, with "numerous" people said to have been injured in the multiple-car smash.

Man seriously injured in crash after police pursuit

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: police accident

8:20am Monday 29th September 2014

THE driver of a car involved in a police chase suffered "serious injuries" when he crashed into a tree.

'Tireless' campaigner for blind people nominated for Community Stars award

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

5:33pm Sunday 21st September 2014

A "TIRELESS" campaigner for blind and partially-sighted people across the Bradford district has been put forward as one of the latest nominees in this year's Telegraph & Argus Community Stars Awards.

Evie's determined to use her life in care to inspire others

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: INSPIRING: Evie Weaver  is celebrating her new role as a community resource worker

4:52pm Sunday 21st September 2014

A WOMAN who spent much of her childhood in care is set to use her experiences to "inspire" vulnerable young people in Bradford in her first job.

Bradford dad whose son died from meningitis warns parents to be on their guard against the disease

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford dad Ian Wilkinson, who lost his son Kyle to meningitis in 1999, works with the Meningitis Research Foundation to promote awareness of the disease.

7:14am Saturday 20th September 2014

A BRADFORD father has warned parents not to "drop their guard" against the dangers of meningitis, despite advances in vaccines available to treat the disease.

Trading Standards investigate after Bradford couple complain about roofing company

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Doreen and Malcolm Rider, who are unhappy at work carried out on the roof of their house in Odsal

6:05am Saturday 20th September 2014

TRADING Standards officers are investigating after a Bradford couple complained they had paid £800 for roofing and guttering work that now needed to be re-done.

Hospital admissions for alcohol-related liver disease on rise in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: WARNING: Dr Paul Southern, a consultant hepatologist at Bradford Royal Infirmary

6:33am Friday 19th September 2014

THE number of hospital admissions for alcoholic-related liver disease is on the increase in large parts of the Bradford district, new figures have revealed.

City centre fracas sparks major police response

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police activity in Sunbridge Road, Bradford

2:06am Thursday 18th September 2014

A FRACAS in Bradford city centre sparked a major police response yesterday afternoon, with witnesses reporting groups of people fighting in the street.

New phone app and film uncovering Bradford's film heritage unveiled

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Katie Halfyard, 16, with the mobile phone app

8:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A NEW phone app and film uncovering Bradford's rich and varied film heritage was officially unveiled at a civic reception at City Hall last night.

Family tells of heartbreak after 15-year-old boy killed in horror car crash

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Floral tributes to Saliq Malik, who died after the  collision

6:43am Monday 15th September 2014

HEARTBROKEN relatives of a 15-year-old boy killed in a horror car crash in Bradford have paid tribute to a "happy and smiling kid".

Transport fans enjoy a vintage weekend at transport showcase

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ray Horsfall has taken part in every Bradford to Morecambe Historic Vehicle Run since the event started in 1989, and set off from the Yorkshire Water headquarters this year in a bright yellow 1948 Jowett Morrisons baker's van

6:19am Monday 15th September 2014

TRANSPORT fanatics were all revved up for a vintage weekend as two high-profile events involving historic vehicles took place yesterday.

Community enjoys Great Horton's Party in the Park

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:27am Monday 15th September 2014

Bradford visitors flocked to the Party in the Park organised by the Great Horton Community Partnership. Saturday’s event, in Brackenhill Park, included face painting, sports activities, local dance performances and music, pony rides and stalls.

Crowds flock to opening of Saltaire Festival

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:22am Monday 15th September 2014

SALTAIRE Festival kicked off in style over the weekend with visitors flocking to various sites around the village for a “great spread” of family events.

Man needed hospital treatment after house fire

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cat rescued from tree

1:45pm Sunday 14th September 2014

A MAN required hospital treatment for smoke inhalation after a house fire in Brighouse in the early hours of Saturday morning. Crews from Brighouse and Elland were called to Brookfoot Lane at 4.08am, but the blaze, thought to have been started by a chip pan, was already out when they arrived.

Visitors get into party mood at Saltaire Festival and Great Horton's 'Party in the Park'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The annual Saltaire Festival.  Crowds watch Morris Dancers.

12:53pm Sunday 14th September 2014

SALTAIRE Festival kicked off in style over the weekend, with visitors flocking to various sites around the village for a "great spread" of family events.

Chess lovers take over City Park during annual Bradford event

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Hibah Ahmed moves her chess piece during the event

12:21pm Sunday 14th September 2014

BRADFORD was filled with chess lovers from Grandmasters to complete novices as the second annual CHESStival took over City Park on Saturday.

Police name boy who died after collision in Barkerend

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police officers recover the car from Gilpin Street

10:17am Sunday 14th September 2014

POLICE have named the boy who died following a road traffic collision in Gilpin Street, Barkerend, Bradford, on Friday morning.

Police commissioner pledges robust approach to tackle child groomers as he says Rotherham report was 'wake-up call'

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

7:47am Saturday 13th September 2014

CHILD sexual grooming will be tackled "head-on" across West Yorkshire, its Police and Crime Commissioner pledged after a summit with child protection experts.

Car passenger fights for life after driver fled crash scene

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: SCENE: The scene of the crash in Gilpin Street, Barkerend

6:46pm Friday 12th September 2014

A CAR passenger was last night fighting for life in hospital after the car in which he was travelling was involved in a high speed crash in Bradford.

Taking a musical tour through Lindisfarne’s past

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:22am Friday 12th September 2014

TWO former members of the iconic Tyneside folk-rock group Lindisfarne are bringing their new tour to the district tonight.

Bradford's rich history to go on show during this weekend's Heritage Open Days

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Graham Mallinson and Peter Walker, volunteers at Lower Wyke Moravian Church, ahead of the English Heritage open day weekend.

6:21am Friday 12th September 2014

A HOST of the most historic buildings across the Bradford district will open their doors to the public to mark this weekend's English Heritage open days.

Lindisfarne story to be told in Ilkley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lindisfarne performing at St George's Hall in Bradford in 1991

10:02am Thursday 11th September 2014

TWO former members of the iconic Tyneside folk-rock group Lindisfarne are bringing their new tour to the district tomorrow night.

New research says many carers have reached 'breaking point'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: HELPING HAND A community nurse at work

1:35am Thursday 11th September 2014

MANY people acting as carers for older or disabled loved ones have reached "breaking point", new research has revealed.

New report says Bradford is most 'dangerous' of Britain's ten most populous cities

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A tranquil scene in the heart of a city branded 'dangerous' in a new study

6:42pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

SENIOR councillors have poured scorn on a new report which pinpoints Bradford as the most "dangerous" of Britain's ten most populous cities.

Bradford has UK's best value hotels

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (7242087)

6:36pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

BRADFORD has some of the cheapest hotel rooms in the UK, a new survey has revealed.

VIDEO: Britain's most decorated Olympian to take part in Bradford's Sky Ride

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: SUPPORT: Olympian Sir Chris Hoy will be taking part in the fifth annual Bradford Skyride

5:48pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

GREAT Britain's most decorated Olympian is coming to Bradford to boost the city's fifth annual Sky Ride later this month.

'We'll feel British - whatever the result' say city's Scots ahead of referendum result

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: REFERENDUM: Deputy First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon and leader of Plaid Cymru Leanne Wood, campaigning in Glasgow for a Yes vote in the Scottish Referendum

5:32am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A BRADFORD society which celebrates all things Scottish will not be affected by the result of next week's long-awaited referendum on independence, its president has said.

Employees soak boss as firm’s chief takes ice bucket challenge

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Joanna Robinson, managing director of Mansfield Pollard, gets a soaking as part of the 'Ice Bucket Challenge' to support Motor Neurone Disease.

4:32pm Monday 8th September 2014

BRADFORD-based manufacturing business Mansfield Pollard has joined the viral phenomenon that is the 'Ice Bucket Challenge', helping to raise funds for Motor Neurone Disease.

Bradford MP calls on teenagers to use their vote

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: David Ward MP

4:05pm Monday 8th September 2014

BRADFORD MP David Ward says he is "committed" to getting 16 and 17 year-olds the vote, after conducting a poll in which nearly two-thirds of people said they would favour a change in the law.

Energetic Louie is still ‘waltzing’ at 105

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CELEBRATION: Sarah Piotrowski, with her sons Jim Yates, left, and Peter Yates.

12:50pm Monday 8th September 2014

AN energetic resident at a Bingley care home received her second telegram from the Queen as she celebrated her 105th birthday.

Developers agree to revisit Cycle Superhighway plan after residents and company safety concerns

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Michael Blackburn outside his house on the path on the new cycle route

9:02am Sunday 7th September 2014

DEVELOPERS of a new £29 million Cycle Superhighway between Bradford and Leeds have agreed to re-visit their plans after continued complaints by some people living and working on its route.

£10,000 grants on offer to Bradford charities from T&A company

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Staff at Manorlands Hospice receiving their Gannett Foundation grant cheque for £9,600 from the Telegraph & Argus in 2012.

8:02am Sunday 7th September 2014

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

VIDEO: Uncertain future for group that transformed Bradford graveyard into 'peaceful haven'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Margaret Gray at Heaton Graveyard in 2003, at the time the group were raising funds to try and regenerate the site.

6:58pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A PROJECT that has transformed a derelict Bradford graveyard into a "peaceful haven" for local residents may have to end unless more volunteers can be found.

Dynamo returns to TV screens for final Magician Impossible series

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Dynamo filming for his new TV series at a clothing market in Mumbai in March (Photo by Kuni Takahashi).

9:15am Thursday 4th September 2014

DYNAMO returns to TV screens tonight with the fourth run of his Magician Impossible series, with the Bradford illusionist confirming that the current shows will be his last.

Residents 'shocked' after man critically injured on their street in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police guard a cordon in Hollybank Road, Great Horton

7:09am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A MAN is fighting for his life in hospital after an altercation in a Bradford street in the early hours of yesterday morning.

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.


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