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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.

Prince William to visit Bradford youth homelessness charity

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Duke of Cambridge will visit Centrepoint in West Bowling, Bradford, tomorrow

6:00am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

A homeless charity is set to be given the royal seal of approval when the Duke of Cambridge visits Bradford during a tour of the region tomorrow.

Motorists warned about weekend road closure

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: road closed sign

4:51pm Friday 30th May 2014

Motorists are facing disruption with work on the district’s gas network set to close the main road between Wilsden and Cullingworth for the next three weekends.

Bradford Pride festival set to be the best yet

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: People enjoying the sunshine at last year’s Bradford Pride in City Park

6:00am Friday 30th May 2014

This year’s Bradford Pride festival is set to be “bigger and better than ever”, according to organisers of the event.

UPDATE: Burst water main continues to cause disruption on busy road in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: road closed sign

4:20pm Thursday 29th May 2014

A burst water main is causing misery for motorists in Bradford, with surface water partially closing the A647 Leeds Road at Thornbury.

Trains delayed by cows on the line

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Northern Rail will continue running services in the north - but MUST get better

9:57am Thursday 29th May 2014

Trains in and out of Bradford Interchange are facing minor delays this morning due to cows making their way on to the line near Wyke tunnel.

Oakworth man kept animals 'in filth'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Magistrates Court

8:00am Thursday 29th May 2014

A Keighley man who kept a host of animals, including horses, pigs and rabbits, in “filthy” conditions has admitted 15 counts of animal cruelty brought by the RSPCA.

Woman banned after cat died of neglect

8:00am Thursday 29th May 2014

A Bradford woman has been banned from owning any animal for five years, after she neglected a cat and tried to dispose of its body in a wheelie bin, a court heard.

Pride as Muslim cyclists ride into Bradford on charity challenge

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Some of the cyclists taking part in the charity challenge

8:00am Thursday 29th May 2014

A group of young Muslims are to embark on a 600-mile cycling challenge visiting 13 mosques from Glasgow to London, including an overnight stay in Bradford, to raise £100,000 for charity.

Private ambulance use soars in the district

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An ambulance attends an incident

6:00am Wednesday 28th May 2014

Private ambulances responded to more than 200 calls a month across the Bradford district on average last year, new figures have revealed.

Undercliffe antiques dealer hit teenager with stick

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Judge Peter Benson

9:00am Friday 23rd May 2014

An antiques dealer hit a teenager with his metal walking stick in what a judge described as a “dreadful” drunken attack, after catching him smoking cannabis outside his house.

Fire crews tackle city centre flat blaze

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The scene of the fire

12:54pm Tuesday 20th May 2014

Five fire crews are tackling a blaze at a top floor flat in Chain Street in Bradford city centre.

Delays on M606 after crash between car and lorry

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix M606 motorway sign accident traffic

10:45am Tuesday 20th May 2014

A crash between a lorry and a car at Staygate roundabout in Bradford is causing delays for motorists travelling into the city on the M606 today.

Purple patch aids Bradford Crocus Appeal

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Practice manager at Bilton Medical Practice in City Road, Noreen Rashid, with some of the cakes for the Appeal

12:50pm Monday 19th May 2014

The first Crocus Week fundraising drive drew to a close yesterday with thousands of pounds raised for the Telegraph & Argus Bradford Crocus Cancer Appeal.

Sentence of Bradford boy Riley Turner's killer to be reviewed

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Former soldier admits horrific murder of four-year-old Keighley boy Riley Turner

12:07pm Monday 19th May 2014

Politicians have reacted with dismay to a Court of Appeal decision to grant sadistic child killer Anwar Rosser a full hearing in his bid to overturn his whole-life prison sentence.

Crackdown on illegal parking outside school gates

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cars parked outside the school gates at Blakehill Primary School in Idle

6:00am Friday 16th May 2014

The number of parking tickets issued on safety Zig-Zag lines outside Bradford schools has increased five-fold in the past two years as Bradford Council aims to “reinforce the safety message” to parents.

Asian Lord Mayor of Bradford says far-right activists entered his Keighley home

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Lord Mayor of Bradford, Councillor Khadim Hussain

7:00am Wednesday 14th May 2014

The Lord Mayor of Bradford has warned the only motive of the far-right activists who tried to confront him at his home is to cause “fear and distress” across the district.

Police probe into far-right activists

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A Britain First member hands out leaflets during action which is thought to have targeted ten mosques

6:00am Tuesday 13th May 2014

A top-level police investigation has started after far-right activists entered a number of mosques in Bradford and distributed British Army Bibles and “anti-grooming” leaflets.

Bradford soccer contest to net Crocus funds

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Shadow Parves and Delroy Dacres from Sports Campaign Against Racism

6:00am Tuesday 13th May 2014

A football tournament organised by a Bradford charity has been re-arranged to boost the Telegraph & Argus Bradford Crocus Cancer Appeal towards its £1 million goal.

T&A's campaign on Bradford's National Media Museum makes award’s shortlist

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The National Media Museum, Bradford

7:30am Saturday 10th May 2014

The Telegraph & Argus’ efforts to save Bradford’s National Media Museum have been shortlisted as one of the best local newspaper campaigns for 2013 – and now we need your votes to scoop the top prize.

Paul in the saddle for Crocus Week

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Paul Singh, who is set to cycle 185 miles to

6:00am Saturday 10th May 2014

The first Crocus Week kicks off in dramatic style today with a coast-to-coast cycle challenge and an abseil down the side of the Jury’s Inn hotel in the city centre heralding the start of the fundraising drive.

Pair jailed after ‘mindless’ attack

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Crown Court

7:00am Saturday 10th May 2014

Two men have been jailed for a “disgusting” attack in which a man was repeatedly punched and then robbed of his mobile phone in a Bradford street.

Bradford University-based Cycling 4 All is recognised for its diversity work

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Members of the Cycling 4 All from Bradford University which has been nominated for a national Diversity Award

7:00am Friday 9th May 2014

A disability cycling club based at Bradford University is appealing for public support after being nominated for a prestigious National Diversity Award.

Disgraced minister Flowers will now face church probe after drugs conviction

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Paul Flowers is greeted by a media scrum as he arrives at court yesterday

7:00am Thursday 8th May 2014

Shamed former Co-op bank boss and Methodist minister Paul Flowers will now face a probe by Church leaders after he was convicted of possessing drugs, including cocaine, crystal meth and ketamine.


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