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On This Day - January 29, 2015

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: On This Day - July 28, 2014

4:52pm Thursday 29th January 2015

25 years ago: Bradford City FC chairman Jack Tordoff confirmed he had accepted an offer for his 80 per cent controlling interest in the club, after agreeing a deal - thought to be worth about £840,000 - with vice-chairman Terry Fountain, finance director David Thompson, and an unnamed Manchester-based businessman.

VIDEO: Clubhouse of Bradford model boat enthusiasts vandalised for second time in three months

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Members of the Bradford Model Engineers Society - Derek Round, John Baraclough, Peter Nurse and Mike Hawkridge - who have seen their clubhouse at Bradford Moor Park broken into

5:09am Thursday 29th January 2015

A GROUP of Bradford model boat enthusiasts say they will not be beaten despite their clubhouse being targeted by vandals for the second time in just three months.

On This Day – January 28, 2015

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

3:02pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

25 years ago: The pioneering burns research unit at Bradford University - set up through public donations in memory of victims of the Bradford City fire disaster - was said to be facing closure due to a "cash crisis", plastic surgeon Paul Sharpe warned.

On This Day – January 27, 2015

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: On This Day - July 28, 2014

11:29am Tuesday 27th January 2015

25 years ago: The Bradford-based mail order shopping giant Grattan announced it was to axe a further 100 jobs, blaming high interest rates and "a downturn in sales demand", only months after 450 staff were laid off by the firm.

Arsonists torch car in early hours attack

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Firefighters free child from school railings

8:53am Tuesday 27th January 2015

ARSONISTS set fire to a car outside a house in Bradford in the early hours of this morning.

Man taken to hospital after being hit by car

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police warning after thefts in car parks

8:52am Tuesday 27th January 2015

A PEDESTRIAN has been taken to hospital after being hit by a car in Bradford this morning.

City's synagogue council appoints first Muslim member as 'strikingly close' relations between two faiths deepen further

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: WELCOME: Above, Synagogue Council chairman Rudi Leavor (left) with Jani Rashid, the council’s first Muslim member. Left, the Synagogue in Bowland Street, Manningham

4:02am Tuesday 27th January 2015

BRADFORD'S Synagogue Council has appointed its first Muslim member as links deepen further between the two faiths.

On This Day – January 26, 2015

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: On This Day - July 28, 2014

12:29pm Monday 26th January 2015

25 years ago: Bradford hairdresser Trudy Baxter, 19, missed death by seconds after her Mini was crushed by a falling tree outside her Eccleshill home, as hurricane-force winds hit the district as part of one of the worst storms to hit Britain in the 20th century.

On This Day – January 24, 2015

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: On This Day - July 28, 2014

6:34am Saturday 24th January 2015

25 years ago: Teaching unions were claiming victory after Bradford Council chiefs appeared to ditch plans to slash pay for 500 supply staff across the district's schools by up to 50 per cent, but Tories on the authority's education committee warned the move could still go ahead.

On This Day – January 23, 2015

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: On This Day - July 28, 2014

12:34pm Friday 23rd January 2015

25 years ago: Campaigners appeared to have won their battle to persuade councillors to block a £50million development on green belt land near the M606, as Tory leaders refused permission for a 630,000sq/ft warehouse by the manufacturing firm Spring Ram, despite the promise of 1,000 local jobs.

VIDEO: Princess Royal sees some of the Bradford district's success stories

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Princess Royal talks to staff in the CREATE team at Carers’ Resource

4:01am Friday 23rd January 2015

THE Princess Royal helped to celebrate the achievements of a work scheme, an engineering company and a charity during a visit to the district yesterday.

VIDEO: Princess Royal is given a warm welcome to the Bradford district

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

2:21pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

THE Princess Royal is in Bradford today visiting a host of organisations and companies across the district.

On This Day - January 22, 2015

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: On This Day - July 28, 2014

12:09pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

25 years ago: Bradford Council's Highways Department announced it was to pledge £60,000 to implement a series of safety upgrades to help cut the death toll on Leeds Road, after three people were killed in incidents on the route in the previous year.

Princess Royal to visit Bradford today

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Princess Royal

5:31am Thursday 22nd January 2015

THE Princess Royal is due in Bradford today to visit a host of organisations and companies across the district.

'High' rate of tuberculosis cases across Bradford is double the national average

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Injection needle

5:21am Thursday 22nd January 2015

THE rate of tuberculosis cases across the Bradford district is the highest in West Yorkshire and more than double the national average, a report has revealed.

On This Day – January 21, 2015

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: On This Day - July 28, 2014

3:55pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

25 years ago: Police in Bradford were hunting a pair of armed raiders who used an iron bar to attack a shopkeeper in Bolton Woods and threaten her eight year-old son, as she bravely tried to fend them off with his plastic cricket bat.

Reformed addicts 'graduate' from course run by Bradford drug and alcohol charity

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: ARCH graduate Kevin, with Laura Caryl from the charity, and Colin Stansby from Bradford Council

5:17am Wednesday 21st January 2015

A REFORMED addict who had been set to spend his twentieth consecutive Christmas in jail has 'graduated' instead thanks to a Bradford drug and alcohol charity.

Bradford City bid to get more FA Cup tickets after huge demand leaves disappointed fans

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Long queues formed at Valley Parade when the FA Cup tickets went on sale

5:47am Tuesday 20th January 2015

BRADFORD City hope to be able to get hold of more FA Cup tickets for fans who missed out when they were snapped up within hours.

On This Day – January 19, 2015

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: On This Day - July 28, 2014

4:33pm Monday 19th January 2015

25 years ago: Bradford Council said almost £250,000 would need to be spent on crowd safety measures at Odsal Stadium to make it fit to stage the World Speedway finals, with the authority facing the dilemma of spending the cash despite the ground being up for sale.

UPDATE: Bradford City insist demand was always going to outstrip supply for Chelsea FA Cup tie

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Fans queued for hours to buy tickets

7:15pm Sunday 18th January 2015

BRADFORD City tonight stressed that demand was always going to outstrip supply for tickets for the club's glamour FA Cup tie with Chelsea on Saturday.

New tests will help ageing firefighters prove their fitness

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Firefighters will get more time to improve their fitness under changes proposed by the brigade

9:46am Friday 16th January 2015

PROPOSED changes designed to improve the fitness of firefighters across West Yorkshire will make it easier for the brigade to retain its ageing workforce, according to a union chief.

Two men arrested over three linked armed robberies

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police hunt burglary gang who stole jewellery from Bradford house

1:26pm Thursday 15th January 2015

TWO men were today being quizzed by detectives in connection with three linked armed robberies in Bradford and Leeds.

Confrontation between two drivers forces closure of motorway lane

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix motorway traffic accidents

12:23pm Thursday 15th January 2015

ONE lane of the M62 near the Chain Bar roundabout had to be closed today after an "altercation" between two drivers.

On This Day – January 15, 2015

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: On This Day - July 28, 2014

10:31am Thursday 15th January 2015

25 years ago: A new report by Bradford's Adult Literacy Group claimed one in six adults across the district, equating to about 61,000 people, could not read, write, do basic maths, or follow simple instructions in English, attributing the issue to a lack of schooling or physical disabilities.

National praise for Bradford campaign to tackle country's 'biggest health challenge'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PRIDE: Dr Akram Khan, clinical chairman of the Bradford City CCG

5:57am Thursday 15th January 2015

A CAMPAIGN to tackle Type 2 diabetes in inner-city Bradford has been praised by a national charity for its work in preventing the country's "biggest health challenge."

Pan fires spark warning from fire service

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Thomas Rhodes, WYFRS Bradford District prevention manager.

5:52pm Wednesday 14th January 2015

FIRE chiefs have issued a safety warning after crews were called to two separate pan fires in Bradford during the same night shift.

Police appeal after man knocked to the ground and robbed of mobile phone

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Man arrested after police force entry to Bradford house to execute drugs search warrant

3:22pm Wednesday 14th January 2015

POLICE are looking for a robber who knocked a man to the ground and stole his mobile phone.

65-year-old pedestrian killed in collision with articulated lorry

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

2:48pm Wednesday 14th January 2015

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian died in an accident with a lorry in Brighouse.

UPDATED: Rush-hour congestion after morning snow falls across Bradford district

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

9:32am Wednesday 14th January 2015

SNOW caused delays for motorists on routes in and around Bradford this morning.

Nearly of quarter of young adults in Bradford are 'prisoners in their own homes'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Man looking out window in empty room

1:12am Wednesday 14th January 2015

NEARLY a quarter of young adults across the Bradford district are "prisoners in their own homes", according to a new report released by the Prince's Trust today.

Inquest jury finds undercover police acted appropriately in using drug addict in covert operation

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Four-month-old baby girl died from 'unexplained' suffocation  at Bradford home, inquest told

3:49pm Tuesday 13th January 2015

AN INQUEST jury has found the actions of undercover police officers were "appropriate" in using an addict to lure them to drug dealers on the afternoon he died.

Undercover officers satisfied addict was in 'no danger' during Keighley covert operation, inquest jury told

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Four-month-old baby girl died from 'unexplained' suffocation  at Bradford home, inquest told

5:33pm Monday 12th January 2015

UNDERCOVER police officers who used a Keighley addict to lure them to drug dealers in the town were happy he was "not in danger" shortly before he died, an inquest jury has been told.

On This Day – January 12, 2015

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: On This Day - July 28, 2014

10:03am Monday 12th January 2015

25 years ago: A full-time youth worker was appointed to work solely on the Canterbury estate in Bradford, after a Council report highlighted young people aged 14 and above were becoming increasingly involved in drink and drug abuse, with more than half said to be cannabis users.

Young Bradford entrepreneurs take £1 a day food challenge for children's charity

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford JCI member Kathryn Brookes with one of her £1 meals during the 'Pound a Day Challenge'.

5:36am Monday 12th January 2015

YOUNG Bradfordians have been living on just £1 a day to raise much-needed money for Save The Children.

New chance to have a say on future of libraries

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

7:27am Saturday 10th January 2015

RESIDENTS in the Spen Valley will have another chance to influence how libraries in the area are run when a specific consultation on their future opens later this month.

Ambulance chiefs say sorry after injured man, 72, left lying in street for more than an hour

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: George Dodgson who had to wait more than an hour for an ambulance after injuring himself in a fall

5:32am Saturday 10th January 2015

AMBULANCE chiefs have apologised after a pensioner was left injured on the ground for more than an hour waiting for paramedics to arrive.

VIDEO: Bradford pub set to re-open after five years and £500,000 refurbishment

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

5:20am Saturday 10th January 2015

A PROMINENT former Bradford city centre pub is set to re-open in March after a £500,000 refurbishment.

Pair ‘owe their lives to smoke alarms’ after Shipley flat fire

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Families evacuated from their homes amid fears of gas explosion

9:45am Friday 9th January 2015

A MAN and woman were taken to hospital after a faulty electrical box caught fire in their Shipley flat early yesterday.

Councillors approve measures to improve safety of cab passengers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cabbies await fares on Darke Street, in Bradford city centre

5:47am Friday 9th January 2015

A HOST of measures aimed at improving passenger safety in taxis and private hire vehicles across the Bradford district have been rubber-stamped by councillors.

Undercover police put addict's life at risk during covert operation, inquest told

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Four-month-old baby girl died from 'unexplained' suffocation  at Bradford home, inquest told

11:49am Thursday 8th January 2015

POLICE put an addict at risk by using him as part of an undercover operation to seek out drug dealers in the town, an inquest heard.

Man died of drug and alcohol poisoning after involvement in undercover police drugs sting

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Blind and partially deaf man denies conspiracy to supply class A drugs

6:50pm Tuesday 6th January 2015

A KEIGHLEY man died of drug and alcohol poisoning on the same day he became involved in an undercover police operation to stamp out drug-dealing in the town, an inquest heard.

Push to cut back sugar in children's diets welcomed in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Push to cut back sugar in children's diets welcomed in Bradford

10:36am Tuesday 6th January 2015

BRADFORD health advocates is backing a new national scheme to reduce the amount of sugar parents allow their children to eat.

Bradford campaigners say axing free bus passes for the elderly would be a 'tragedy'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: John Mawdesley, former transport spokesman for the Bradford Older People's Alliance, said it would be a "tragedy" to lose free bus passes for the elderly.

10:26am Tuesday 6th January 2015

BRADFORDIANS are being urged to back a national campaign asking the Government to commit to retaining free bus passes for the elderly following the General Election in May.

Bradford campaigners say axing free bus passes for the elderly would be a 'tragedy'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

10:09am Tuesday 6th January 2015

BRADFORDIANS are being urged to back a national campaign asking the Government to commit to retaining free bus passes for the elderly following the General Election in May.

Residents warned their gardens could be 'bulldozed' to make way for new development

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Zulfiqar Shah and his wife Shala Kazmi are at risk of losing their £10,000 garden due to a land dispute with a neighbour.

5:44am Monday 5th January 2015

A BRADFORD man claims a land dispute with one of his neighbours could see his £10,000 garden being bulldozed by a building developer.

Police-led scheme to help vulnerable people in Bradford city centre set to continue this year

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Members of the Reach Out for Bradford scheme, which aims to support vulnerable people in the city centre.

6:19am Saturday 3rd January 2015

A POLICE-LED scheme designed to give a helping hand to vulnerable people in Bradford city centre will continue this year after proving successful in its first three months.

Appeal after assault on Boxing Day

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

3:22pm Friday 2nd January 2015

A MAN has been left with a fractured eye socket after being assaulted in Bradford.

Hammer attackers hunted by police

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

2:40pm Friday 2nd January 2015

POLICE are investigating after two Asian men suffered head injuries following a brawl in Bradford city centre last Sunday.

Bradford firefighter who nearly died eight months ago enjoys 'milestone' festive period

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Peter Lau in his new bungalow in Baildon with dog Archie.

5:35am Friday 2nd January 2015

A BRADFORD firefighter said he and his family had enjoyed a "milestone" festive period eight months after he was nearly killed in a mountain bike accident in the Yorkshire Dales.

Bradford charity appeals for money to repair damaged roof

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Martin Gill, director of housing and support for Centrepoint North.

5:25am Friday 2nd January 2015

A YOUTH homelessness charity is seeking support for an emergency funding appeal in a desperate bid to keep one of its Bradford hostels open.

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