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Constituent upset by Philip Davies' refugee response

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Shipley MP Philip Davies

6:34pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

A ROW has broken out between Shipley MP Philip Davies and two residents over the government's response to the refugee crisis.

Bradford's dementia work praised in national report

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The opening of the assessment dementia unit at Lynfield Mount Hospital in Bradford

6:24pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

A REPORT by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation has highlighted the pioneering work being carried out in Bradford to tackle dementia.

Protesters gather at Bradford school in demonstration against teacher's suspension over Facebook post

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Protesters outside Carlton Bolling College

6:21pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

HUNDREDS of students and protesters gathered at a Bradford school to mark a year since a teacher was suspended for posting a pro-Palestinian message online.

Bradford cyclists tuck into free breakfast to mark Cycle to Work Day

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Barry Firth helping fixing bikes as Saira Jabeen from The Pavilion serves up free breakfast to cyclists

4:55pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

CYCLISTS tucked into a free breakfast at a Bradford cafe to mark Cycle to Work Day.

Teenagers can explore a police career with new scheme

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Teenagers can explore a police career with new scheme

4:54pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

TEENAGERS can take their first steps in a career in the police by signing up for a scheme.

Former Morrisons store detective celebrates her 100th birthday with party, singing and dancing

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: May Waters is given presents to mark her 100th birthday during a visit to Morrisons in Worth Way, Keighley

5:35am Thursday 3rd September 2015

A WILSDEN woman who worked at one of the first Morrisons supermarkets celebrated her 100th birthday on Monday.

Mum's relief as tot gets the all-clear from rare cancer

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mum's relief as tot gets the all-clear from rare cancer

5:05am Thursday 3rd September 2015

THE mother of a toddler with a rare form of bone cancer has shared her relief after her daughter was given the all-clear.

Volunteers reveal, almost, all for Shipley and Saltaire charity calendar

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Local photographer Andy Holland with his charity calendar

5:04am Thursday 3rd September 2015

ORGANISERS of a calendar featuring more than 50 semi-naked people pictured around the Bradford district are hoping to raise more than £4,500 for charity.

Teenagers' fundraising drive boosts children's cancer charity

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: From left, Shanice Thompson-Besser, Omar Khan, the Lord Mayor of Bradford, Councillor Joanne Dodds, Kaythan Yarwood and Fatima Ziarab of the National Citizen Service, who raised £550 for the Little Heroes Cancer Trust through activities including a chari

1:57pm Wednesday 2nd September 2015

KINDHEARTED teenagers have raised £550 for a children's cancer charity.

Shipley charity's invention set to save lives of child cancer patients

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Colin Nesbitt

5:04am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

A PIONEERING device developed through a partnership between a Bradford charity and a university looks set to greatly improve quality of care for child cancer patients.

Plans submitted for Bradford's smallest pub

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Plans to change Rose florists in Leeds Road, Thackley, into a micropub have been submitted

5:02pm Tuesday 1st September 2015

PLANS have been drawn up to create Bradford's smallest pub catering for only 15 customers at a time.

Three arrested after Audi stolen from outside home

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

3:14pm Tuesday 1st September 2015

THREE people have been arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle in Bradford.

Fly-tipping costs soar in Bradford district, new figures show

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Fly-tipping costs soar in Bradford district, new figures show

12:03am Tuesday 1st September 2015

FLY-TIPPING cost Bradford Council almost £700,000 last year, with prosecutions also on the rise.

Bantams star Billy Clarke will open new facilities for footballers of the future

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford City striker Billy Clarke will help open the new changing pavilion at Salts Juniors Football Club

6:11pm Monday 31st August 2015

AN AMATEUR league football club's new £350,000 facilities will be officially opened by a Bradford City star this weekend.

Puzzling out a way to support charity at jigsaw festival

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: From left, Pauline Parker and Anne Frearson at St Martin's Parish Church, Brighouse, for a charity jigsaw festival

11:41am Monday 31st August 2015

ORGANISERS of a jigsaw festival are hoping to piece together £9,000 for three causes.

Daughter pledges to pay for hospice care in memory of mother

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: From left, Julie Moore, health care assistant, and Vicki Burton, at the launch of Marie Curie Hospice Bradford's Pay for a Day scheme

5:58am Monday 31st August 2015

A WOMAN whose mother died from cancer has become the first person to sign-up for a hospice's latest fundraising campaign.

Mum's relief as tot gets the all-clear from rare cancer

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Comedian Billy Pearce abseiled down the side of Jurys Inn hotel in Bradford to raise money for Yeadon toddler Isla-Grace Large

5:03am Monday 31st August 2015

THE mother of a toddler with a rare form of bone cancer has shared her relief after her daughter was given the all-clear.

Former Morrisons store detective celebrates her 100th birthday with party, singing and dancing

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: May Waters married Joseph on July 8, 1942

4:01am Monday 31st August 2015

A WOMAN who worked as a store detective in a Morrisons shop in Bradford during the 1960s celebrates her 100th birthday today.

UPDATE: Police find missing 76-year-old man following helicopter search

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Stolen BMW crashes and driver flees after chase involving police helicopter

9:41pm Sunday 30th August 2015

POLICE are tonight looking for a missing 76-year-old man who has dementia.

Restaurant in Bradford's historical Cock & Bottle pub closes after just a few weeks and owners blame the council

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: From left, Catherine Gilford local business woman and manager Marsha Lilley at the opening of Cantina 93 in June this year

5:56pm Sunday 30th August 2015

A RESTAURANT which opened in a converted historic city pub has closed just weeks after opening its doors.

Charity supporting mums-to-be celebrates its own special day

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: From left, Aliya Fazil, Julie Ann Dixon, with new born Emmanuel, and Sarah McDonald at The Bradford Doula Project which celebrated its fourth anniversary

11:50am Sunday 30th August 2015

A PROJECT which supports women through pregnancy and childbirth has celebrated its fourth anniversary.

TV show offers participants the chance to transform their lives in a year

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Davina McCall

6:30pm Friday 28th August 2015

PEOPLE from Bradford have been invited to take part in a new TV show.

Events for children and adults lined up in City Runs

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The City Runs event will take place in Bradford on Sunday, October 25

6:15pm Friday 28th August 2015

RUNNERS have been urged to get on their trainers for City Runs in Bradford.

'Role model' footballer from Bradford signs for title-winning Pakistan team

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lord Mayor of Bradford, Councillor Joanne Dodds, with Irfan Khan before he flies out to Pakistan to play football for the country's Premier League champions

12:13am Friday 28th August 2015

A FOOTBALLER hopes to be a role model for young Asian players in Bradford after signing for a title-winning team in Pakistan.

Bradford theatre group receives rave reviews for show at Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Students from Stage 84 perform Oliver in Greenside Nicolson Square in Edinburgh. Picture: Ian Hodgson

12:03am Friday 28th August 2015

A THEATRE group is hoping for a repeat performance after receiving rave reviews for its show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Girl, 11, organises fun day to raise money in memory of great grandmother

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Penny Ham, 11, with her mum Claire Ham and some of the items that have been collected

12:09am Thursday 27th August 2015

AN 11-year-old girl has organised a fun day at her house to raise money for a cancer charity in memory of her great grandmother.

Celebrations as innovative cooking oil recycling project in Bradford Moor set to expand

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford East MP Imran Hussain and Yorkshire Water's James Harrison at a fats to fuels recycling scheme's fun day event at the Karmand Community Centre

4:05pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

AN INNOVATIVE cooking oil recycling project in Bradford Moor aimed at stopping sewers getting blocked is set to expand across the city after proving a success.

Appeal for information after travel company's minibus is stolen

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The stolen nine-seater navy blue Ford Transit vehicle

3:32pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

A TRAVEL firm has appealed for information to help trace a stolen minibus worth £13,000.

Government pledges £1 million towards new Yorkshire Air Ambulance helicopter

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: From left, Geoffrey Boycott, Chancellor George Osbourne and Yorkshire Air Ambulance chairman Peter Sunderland during a visit to the rapid response emergency service

12:53pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

A NEW £5.7 million state-of-the-art Yorkshire Air Ambulance helicopter will take to the skies next year after a government funding boost.

New research shows high diabetes risk in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Dr Sohail Abbas with Nurjahan Ali Arobi and Nazneen Baksh from Bradford Beating Diabetes

12:03am Wednesday 26th August 2015

NEW research released today shows more than 50,000 people in Bradford are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes, which can lead to early death if not detected.

1,000 bikes donated to campaign backed by Olympian Lizzie Armitstead

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: BACKING: Otley rider Lizzie Armitstead, who won a silver medal in the road race at the 2012 London Olympics

5:39pm Tuesday 25th August 2015

MORE than 1,000 bikes have been donated to a campaign backed by Otley Olympic cyclist Lizzie Armitstead.

Future of Bradford doctors surgery hangs in the balance

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The future of Woodhead Road Surgery in Lidget Green hangs in the balance

1:43pm Tuesday 25th August 2015

THE FUTURE of a Bradford doctors surgery hangs in the balance as its contract runs out next month.

UPDATE: Fan condemned after letting off flares at Bradford Bulls' game

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An image of a youth on the terraces at Odsal setting off a flare

3:15pm Monday 24th August 2015

BRADFORD Bulls is investigating after five flares were let off by away fans during the club's clash at Odsal.

Bradford’s £1 million Sunbridge Wells underground retail development hit by further delays

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Graham Hall, of Yeadon-based developers Sunbridge Wells, at the tunnels project in Bradford

12:02am Monday 24th August 2015

BRADFORD’S £1 million underground retail development has been hit by further delays and now faces a race against time to open before the Broadway shopping centre.

Men should not suffer in silence says city's domestic abuse service

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: EXPANDING: Men Standing Up service manager Humayun Islam says the service is going from strength-to-strength

11:01am Saturday 22nd August 2015

A DOMESTIC abuse service set up to help male victims has revealed the demand for its support as it plans an event to mark its first anniversary.

Children take inspiration from exhibition to pen poetic pieces

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: From left, Aisha Ishtiaq, Aamina Ishriaq with performance poet Michelle Scally Clarke, right, led a workshop where participants formed their own poetic responses to collections of artworks within Cartwright Hall

7:25am Saturday 22nd August 2015

CREATIVE families took part in a drop-in spoken word poetry workshop held at Cartwright Hall Art Gallery.

Teddy bears help children have summer holiday fun

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ayesha Ahmed, aged 16 weeks, at Manningham Library for a teddy bears' picnic

7:02am Saturday 22nd August 2015

CHILDREN and their parents had fun at a teddy bears' picnic at a Bradford library.

Police officer cleared of deliberately pushing biker off motorcycle

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PC Daniel Walker

4:51pm Friday 21st August 2015

A POLICE officer accused of deliberately pushing a motorcyclist off his bike has been cleared of two criminal convictions after the biker refused to co-operate with police in an appeal hearing.

'I thought I was going to die' - grandfather's terror as he was dragged 30ft along the road in desperate bid to stop truck theft

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

3:02am Friday 21st August 2015

A GRANDFATHER thought he was going to die when he was dragged 30 foot by his own pick-up truck as he desperately tried to stop it from being stolen.

New exhibition aims to encourage Bradfordians to get walking

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Poet Ian McMillan, with Asher Khan and Jasmine Phelan at Bowling Park Primary School, last month teaching the children about carbon footprints as part of the Born in Bradford project

12:17am Friday 21st August 2015

A NEW exhibition highlighting Bradford's green spaces and parks aims to get the district walking.

Man banned from driving after road rage row leads to lorry driver being knocked down

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Judge Peter Benson

5:04am Thursday 20th August 2015

A DRIVER has been banned after he drove through a red light and knocked over a lorry driver following a road rage row.

Bradford duo 'humbled' to be named public sector heroes

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: National Public Sector Heroes awards were given out. From let to right are Fiona Stephens, Sasha Bhat, Imran Rathore and Kersten England, Bradford Council chief executive

2:00am Thursday 20th August 2015

TWO hard workers from Bradford are delighted to have received national awards for helping disadvantaged people in the district.

New £2.5m unit for assessing dementia patients ready to open in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: From left, Jacquie Edwards, Allison Bingham, Annie Pollock and Paula Whittaker at the opening of the assessment dementia unit at Lynfield Mount Hospital

12:05pm Wednesday 19th August 2015

HEALTH chiefs, public and staff were given a preview of a £2.5m world-class unit for assessing dementia patients at Bradford's Lynfield Mount Hospital.

New £2.5m unit for assessing dementia patients from Craven ready to open

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: From left, Jacquie Edwards, Allison Bingham, Annie Pollock and Paula Whittaker at the opening of the assessment dementia unit at Lynfield Mount Hospital

10:03am Wednesday 19th August 2015

HEALTH chiefs, public and staff were given a preview of a £2.5m world-class unit for assessing dementia patients at Bradford's Lynfield Mount Hospital.

Bradford City players back scheme providing free books for children

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford City players, from left, Billy Clarke, James Hanson and Stephen Darby, with and Jan Winter from Canterbury Imagine

3:38pm Tuesday 18th August 2015

MEMBERS of the Bradford City squad have backed a book-gifting project which operates on the doorstep of Valley Parade.

Knitters brighten up park with yarnbombing weekend

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: From left, Alex Firth, Michelle Moyle, event organiser and Ann Mallinson at the Yarn Bomb event in Lister Park

3:31pm Tuesday 18th August 2015

VISITORS to one of the city parks may have noticed it looking even brighter than usual after knitters yarn bombed it.

Big names from rugby union give backing to Mixed Ability Rugby World Tournament

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The opening of the Mixed Ability Rugby World Tournament in Centenary Square, members from the Italian team in full flow

4:03am Tuesday 18th August 2015

SOME of rugby union's biggest names gave their backing to the Mixed Ability Rugby World Tournament as it kicked off in Bradford.

Firework displays and amazing acrobatics among highlights of City Park's new programme

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Echoes of Oz will take over City Park for a three-day festival in October

1:57am Tuesday 18th August 2015

FIREWORK displays, amazing acrobatics, witches, runs and a Christmas lights spectacular are some of the highlights of an action-packed autumn and winter programme of events in City Park.

Four saved as car flips onto its side in Pudsey crash

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

12:43pm Monday 17th August 2015

FOUR people had to be rescued from a car which crashed into a wall and landed on its side in the middle of the road.

Police concerned over missing 14-year-old girl from Saltaire

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Georgia Ryczany was last seen at 9pm on Saturday, August 15, when she left her address in Saltaire

5:01pm Sunday 16th August 2015

POLICE are concerned for a 14-year-old girl who has been reported missing.

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