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More Bradford patients set to help in development of new treatments thanks to £1.2million investment

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Building work at the Bradford Institute of Health Research

12:12am Saturday 5th September 2015

MORE patients are set to get the chance to participate in the development of new live-saving treatments in Bradford, thanks to a £1.2million investment from the city's hospital trust.

Cyclists invited to tackle 'Hell of the North' for cancer research

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Lord Mayor of Bradford Councillor Joanne Dodds joins representatives from Cycling 4 All and Yorkshire Cancer Research to promote the charity bike ride from Bradford to Roubaix, the city's twin town in France

3:36pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

CYCLISTS will get the chance to tackle a route known as the 'Hell of the North' during a charity bike ride from Bradford to France next year.

Andy Burnham: I would be a powerful advocate for Bradford as Labour leader

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Labour Party meeting at the Khidmat Centre GtHorton.
Left to right ......Cllr Mohammed Amran, Cllr Michelle Swallor, Andy Burnham, Shahid Malik former MP for Dewsbury. (37380293)

12:30pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

ANDY Burnham, one of four candidates vying to become new leader of the Labour party, was in Bradford last night to tell supporters he would be a "powerful advocate" for the city.

Bradford doctor to embark on world-first study into new treatments for chronic asthma sufferers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Dr Dinesh Saralaya, associate director at the Bradford Institute for Health Research, and lead investigator in the UK for the Arietta study, described as the first step towards "targeted therapy" against asthma

12:53am Thursday 3rd September 2015

A BRADFORD doctor is set to embark on a world-first study into new treatments for chronic asthma sufferers.

Row erupts over 'deeply concerning' rise in Bradford pupils missing out on places at favoured secondary schools

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: ROW: Labour MP Judith Cummins (above) said the figures were ‘deeply concerning’. Left, Tory MP Philip Davies

12:11am Thursday 3rd September 2015

A POLITICAL row has erupted over the "deeply concerning" rise in the number of pupils in the Bradford district missing out on places at their favoured secondary schools.

Honours for speedway champions add to exhibition display

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Lord Mayor of Bradford Councillor Joanne Dodds presents speedway aficionado John Murphy with certificates honouring Erik Gundersen and Per Jonsson, to go on display at the Industrial Museum

4:39am Monday 31st August 2015

DIPLOMAS outlining the achievements of two former speedway champions have taken pride of place in a popular exhibition at Bradford's Industrial Museum.

Cat 'lucky to be alive' after bullet found in its head

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

1:45pm Sunday 30th August 2015

A VET has said a three year-old cat is "lucky to be alive" after being shot between the eyes with an air rifle.

Driver taken to hospital after East Bowling roundabout crash

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Boy hurt in hit and run crash

10:43am Sunday 30th August 2015

A BRADFORD man has been taken to hospital after his car collided with railings on a roundabout in East Bowling.

Bradford Bulls give support to fundraising events for paralysed sister of former player

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Former Bradford Bulls player Dave Petersen visits his sister Sammi with their mother Susan Petersen, as they celebrate her 22nd birthday at Pinderfields General Hospital in Wakefield in June

12:48am Saturday 29th August 2015

BRADFORD Bulls are lending their support to a series of fundraising events for a former player's sister who was left paralysed following a car crash earlier this year.

Bradford Bulls players help launch new £1million gym

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Bulls stars opened the new £1million Xercise4Less gym in Listerhills. Pictured giving a lift to Raees Khan, 6, and his brother Adam, 5, are players Steve Crossley and Epalhame Lauaki

12:41am Saturday 29th August 2015

BRADFORD Bulls' players Adam O’Brien, Steve Crossley, and Epalhame Lauaki joined fitness fanatics at the launch of the new £1million Xercise4Less gym in Listerhills.

'Catch me if you can' – On-the-run attacker taunts police with Facebook posts

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

4:11pm Friday 28th August 2015

A BRADFORD woman who fled from court before being sentenced for an attack on her former partner is yet to be arrested, according to police.

WARRANT: Bradford woman flees court before being sentenced for 'sustained attack' on former partner

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Machete-swinging teenager spared jail after attacking car and threatening man

5:26pm Thursday 27th August 2015

AN ARREST warrant has been issued for a Bradford woman who fled court today ahead of being sentenced for a "sustained attack" on her former partner in a swimming pool car park.

New service offers district's Indian community free advice on visa and passport paperwork

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford East MP Imran Hussain tries out the new computer system used by the Indian Workers' Association in Leeds Road to help people with processing visa and passport applications. Pictured L-R are president Manjit Singh, secretary Raghvir Sangha, and vi

12:28am Thursday 27th August 2015

A BRADFORD voluntary group is hoping to make life easier for members of the district's Indian community by offering free advice on how to complete vital paperwork for visas and passports.

'Zany' party bar set to open in Bradford tonight

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Tiki-O Bradford is opening its doors to the public tonight, with barman Chris Newman set to demonstrate his cocktail-making skills

12:06am Thursday 27th August 2015

THE FIRST of four venues in a £1.2million project designed to boost nightlife in Bradford's West End is set to open its doors to the public tonight.

Superstore to support disability sports club

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Members of the disability sports group Cycling 4 All ride around the track at the Provident Stadium in Odsal

1:23pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

CYCLING 4 All, a disability sports club based at the University of Bradford, has been chosen by a local Sainsbury's store as its charity of the year.

Workmen are all aboard to keep Low Moor station plans on track for spring 2016 opening

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Councillors Val Slater, David Warburton, and Sarah Ferriby join Judith Cummins, MP for Bradford South, at the site of the new station in Low Moor

12:30pm Tuesday 25th August 2015

CONSTRUCTION work on the long-awaited new train station at Low Moor has finally begun, with the scheme set to bring "immense" benefits to Bradford South.

Passenger taken to hospital with 'severe arm injuries' after car crashes into wall

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Four people seen running away from crashed car

9:03am Tuesday 25th August 2015

A MAN is in hospital with "severe arm injuries" after a car he was a passenger in crashed into a wall in Bradford this morning.

Man taken to hospital following a chip pan fire at Bradford flat

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police probe possible arson attack on Bradford clothes shop

8:18am Tuesday 25th August 2015

A MAN has been taken to hospital following a chip pan fire at his Bradford flat this morning.

More concerns raised over tyre plans for former tramsheds site in Thornbury

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Firefighters clean up in the aftermath of the blaze at the former tramsheds on Leeds Road on June 19

4:10pm Monday 24th August 2015

FURTHER concerns have been raised over controversial plans to turn part of a former tramsheds site in Thornbury into a tyre disposal yard.

New project underway to help pregnant women make positive lifestyle changes

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

1:10am Monday 24th August 2015

A NEW project aimed at making positive lifestyle changes for overweight and obese pregnant women in Bradford is set to get underway next month.

West Yorkshire Police moves to reassure people about confidentiality of officers' body cameras

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

6:30pm Friday 21st August 2015

WEST Yorkshire Police has moved to allay fears that sensitive footage taken from body cameras worn by its officers could have been downloaded by third parties.

PCSOs in West Yorkshire may have issued around 16,000 parking tickets in error

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PCSOs in West Yorkshire may have issued around 16,000 parking tickets in error

5:36pm Friday 21st August 2015

WEST Yorkshire Police has admitted that its PCSOs may have issued around 16,000 parking tickets in error over the past decade.

Bradford city centre to get new boutique cinema as plan gets green light

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: How the city centre Broadway cinema will look

4:19pm Friday 21st August 2015

PLANS for a new boutique cinema as part of The Broadway have been approved by Bradford Council.

Opening of Bradford's new Bierkeller bar is delayed by a week

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Stein Bierkeller in Bradford, which will now open on August 29

3:11pm Friday 21st August 2015

THE opening of a new Bavarian-style bar in Bradford's West End has been delayed by a week, its owners have confirmed.

'Lonely' man jailed after making 623 nuisance calls and abusing NHS staff

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Judge Jonathan Rose

4:02am Friday 21st August 2015

A MAN who accused NHS staff of being drunk and lying to him during hundreds of nuisance calls has been jailed for six months.

New bid to raise awareness of cancer-related problems in Bradford's Asian communities

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ajaz Ahmed, president of the Bradford-based Yorkshire Asian Business Association

12:13am Friday 21st August 2015

THE Bradford-based Yorkshire Asian Business Association (YABA) is supporting a cancer charity in a bid to raise awareness of cancer-related problems in Asian communities across the district.

Jail for former teacher who threw wine bottle at policeman

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Daniel Moorhouse leaving Bradford Crown Court.

2:23pm Thursday 20th August 2015

A FORMER teacher who stole £8,000 from a local history group to fund his alcohol addiction has been jailed today for assaulting a police officer by throwing a bottle of wine at him.

Jail for former Keighley teacher who threw wine bottle at policeman

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Daniel Moorhouse leaving Bradford Crown Court.

2:22pm Thursday 20th August 2015

A FORMER teacher who stole £8,000 from a local history group to fund his alcohol addiction has been jailed for assaulting a police officer by throwing a bottle of wine at him.

Concerns raised after laboratory waste apparently dumped in Bradford back street

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Petri dishes with material growing in them, which were dumped on the site between Bolton Road and Canal Road

12:33am Thursday 20th August 2015

CONCERNS have been raised after a large amount of laboratory waste was apparently dumped in a back street in Bradford city centre.

Inclusive sports festival brings wheelchair rugby and disability cycling to Centenary Square

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Adam Tasker goes over the line in the wheelchair rugby

6:15pm Wednesday 19th August 2015

BRADFORD was "flying the flag" for disability sport at an international event in Centenary Square today.

Fire chief's warning over tealight candles

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ian Bitcon

3:14pm Wednesday 19th August 2015

FIRE chiefs have re-issued safety advice following a fatal flat fire believed to have been caused by a knocked-over tealight.

Assault suspect fled police guards at hospital while in handcuffs

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Crown Court

12:51pm Wednesday 19th August 2015

A MAN accused of escaping from police custody while receiving treatment at Bradford Royal Infirmary will have his case heard at Bradford Crown Court next month.

UPDATE: Police say missing teenager is 'safe and well'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Umme Habiba Tahir

8:56am Wednesday 19th August 2015

POLICE who appealed for information about a 15-year-old girl who had gone missing from Bradford say she was found safe and well.

Man admits charges over indecent child photographs and pornographic fish picture

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

4:08am Wednesday 19th August 2015

A MAN will be sentenced next month after admitting charges involving indecent images of children.

Father and son appear in court accused of threatening work colleagues with loaded shotgun

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Armed police at the scene

12:32am Wednesday 19th August 2015

A FATHER and son appeared in court yesterday accused of threatening work colleagues in Bradford with a shotgun.

Keighley man admits charges over indecent child photographs and pornographic fish picture

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

4:53pm Tuesday 18th August 2015

A MAN will be sentenced next month after admitting charges involving indecent images of children.

National Media Museum objects to plans for city centre Broadway cinema

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

4:06am Tuesday 18th August 2015

TRUSTEES of Bradford's National Media Museum have objected to plans to include a cinema as part of The Broadway shopping centre development, claiming the project could threaten the future of the flagship venue.

Bradford academics to play key role in new study designed to help NHS

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Professor Jan Oyebode from the University of Bradford

3:09am Tuesday 18th August 2015

ACADEMICS at the University of Bradford are set to play a key role in a new study designed to shape the future of education and training around dementia within the NHS.

Bradford centre organisers' joy at Community Stars award nomination

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Users and staff at the West End Centre when they celebrated last year's lottery grant

3:18pm Monday 17th August 2015

A VENUE that has supported residents in the Little Horton area of Bradford for more than a decade is the latest nominee in this year's Community Stars Awards.

Community Stars nominated charity is a shining example

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Members of the Creative Threads sewing project at SHINE create bunting as part of a summer exhibition at St Stephen's Church in West Bowling

2:31pm Wednesday 12th August 2015

A CHARITY which supports around 300 people in Bradford every week to improve their employability and social skills has been nominated in the 2015 Telegraph & Argus Community Stars Awards.

Houses bid submitted for derelict pub building

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Duke of York pub, Thornton

4:53pm Monday 10th August 2015

PLANS have been submitted to convert a derelict Bradford pub into three houses.

Bradford synagogue in top 10 most beautiful in Britain

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Bradford Synagogue in Bowland Street, Manningham

4:29pm Monday 10th August 2015

BRADFORD'S Synagogue has been named as one of the top ten most beautiful in Great Britain in a new guide book.

Shipley-based charity spearheads national drive for volunteers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: ARCH volunteer and mentor co-ordinator Oliver Clark with co-worker Maz Barker

2:05pm Monday 10th August 2015

A DRUG and alcohol charity has chosen the Bradford district to pioneer a new national drive for volunteers to work with the vulnerable adults it supports.

Grouse shooting protest held on Ilkley Moor

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Animal rights campaigners gather on Ilkley Moor to protest against the start of the new grouse shooting season

1:31pm Sunday 9th August 2015

ANIMAL rights campaigners gathered on Ilkley Moor on Saturday in opposition to the 'Glorious Twelfth', the traditional start of the grouse shooting season on Wednesday.

PICTURES: Jowett Owners Club holds 30th reunion in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Joss Pattison, aged two, with his grandad Colin Dennison, who owns a Jowett van

10:07am Sunday 9th August 2015

A PROCESSION of Jowett cars brought a touch of vintage class to Bradford's roads yesterday as the Jowett Owners Club held its 30th annual reunion of staff.

Sleep walking man rescued from roof by Bradford firefighters

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Man injured in Post Office blaze

8:13am Sunday 9th August 2015

FIREFIGHTERS today helped guide a sleep walking man down from the roof of a bungalow in Bradford.

Boy, eight, completes tough mudder challenge in aid of baby unit that saved his life

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Toby Burgess completes the mini mudder challenge for the Special Care Baby Unit at Calderdale Royal Hospital dressed as Captain Underpants', a superhero he read about at school

4:31am Saturday 8th August 2015

A BOY born more than ten weeks premature has completed a mini tough mudder challenge to raise nearly £900 for the baby unit that helped save his life.

City centre roads face closure for new traffic lights installation

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: City centre roads face closure for new traffic lights installation

1:15pm Friday 7th August 2015

A ROAD closure will take place in Bradford city centre next week to allow for resurfacing work and the installation of new traffic signals.

Artist to host exhibition of portraits at library

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Malcolm Stead with his portrait of Jodie McLoughlin that forms part of the art exhibition in Shipley Library

12:19pm Friday 7th August 2015

AN ELDWICK artist is hosting a new exhibition of portraits at Shipley Library.

No action to be taken over an alleged assault involving Bradford MP Naz Shah

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford West MP Naz Shah

10:51am Friday 7th August 2015

POLICE have confirmed that no action will be taken over an alleged assault involving the Bradford West MP Naz Shah earlier this week.

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