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Real Lives

Brian Brownsett and Sharon Link

Raising funds for a wonderful hospice

Jade Barnsley, whose daughter Lilly suffers from a rare childhood liver disease and may eventually need a liver transplant, is encouraging people to sign up to the organ donor register.

Bradford mum Jade Barnsley, whose baby daughter suffers from a rare childhood liver disease, is encouraging more people to join the organ donor register

Brookfield Care Home Susan Birbeck teaches Extend classes, Sidney Guiver joins in.

Class that helps the elderly get fit

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Professor Germaine Greer, pictured in her garden in the 100 Leading Ladies exhibition

Women lead the way in inspiring exhibition at Cartwright Hall

Super slimmer: Jacqui following her slimming success.

Jacqui Bonfield's slimming success helped her to take control of her diabetes

Megan Carr as she appears in the TV advert for the new Cancer Research UK ‘Right Now’ campaign

Brave Bradford teenager's first radiotherapy treatment features in Cancer Research UK's television campaign

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Isabel Ashman

Support group that offers training and lots of fun

Lisa Riley in Jack and the Beanstalk at the Alhambra

Panto star Lisa does it in style

Cameron Gooding on his way to a reception at the Houses of Parliament for a reception by the baby charity, Bliss.

Young Cameron Gooding on his visit to the House of Commons to support the baby charity Bliss

Detrice Matthews, with husband Gareth and children Isla and Noah, who runs a blog about her breast cancer experience to inspire other women in similar circumstances.

Guiseley mum shares her breast cancer experience through her awareness-raising blog.

Ilkley’s AvantiGas 'Warmth Warriors' who are advising, supporting and informing residents. From left, engineer Ryan Thorp, customer advisor Abi Martin and domestic sales representative Anthony Bagshaw

The 'Warmth Warriors' helping us to be energy-savvy this winter

John Womack

Journey to the bottom of the sea

Chris and Cathy Hunt by Ian Lammond

Could you work with your spouse?

Chris and Cathy Hunt by Ian Lammond

Could you work with your spouse?

The Born in Bradford Teddy Bears' picnic held in Lister Park, Bradford in 2011.

Born in Bradford celebrates its 10th birthday.

David Worsley, who runs Dove Street Pottery in Shipley, showing Margaret Malone some techniques at the Hey Clay! workshop at Hive in Shipley

'Crazy' demand leads group to put on four extra courses after success of The Great Pottery Throw Down

Fred's diary entries

Diary recalls the horror of the FirstWorld War

Inspirational fundraiser Imogen Tankard.

Inspirational Imogen Tankard is raising funds for a cause close to her heart.

Donna Ormondroyd

Husband thanks you for your help to bring home his wife who collapsed with mystery illness

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Bradford's Ben Whitehouse who is appearing in Channel Four's Kitchen Impossible.

Bradford's Ben Whitehouse talks about his TV experience.

Bradford's Ben Whitehouse who is one of the candidates on Channel Four's 'Kitchen Impossible.'

Bradford's Ben Whitehouse chats about his time as a trainee in Channel Four's Kitchen Impossible.

Fred Hoyle with Chandra Wickramasinghe, one of his research students

Celebrating the life of Fred Hoyle, who coined the term Big Bang Theory

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Anna Warrington talks to officials from Bishoftu water company

Helping communities without water

If not detected early enough, selective mutism can lead to depression, anxiety and OCD in adulthood. Picture posed by a model

The "living hell" of selective mutism

A young fan outside the Bradford City ground

Let's hear it for the City Girls, wearing claret and amber with pride

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Fundraiser: Rachel Drake with Anthony Dillon, managing director of Willmott Dixon Construction Ltd and Debra Horsman, manager of The Haven in Leeds.

Inspirational mum Rachel Drake shares her breast cancer experience.

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Pudsey actor Jack P Shepherd with the Coronation Street cast

Coronation Street star Jack opens new theatre school to pass on the drama skills that turned his life around

Stephen Williams with the book he wrote with his sons in mind.

Inspired by his boys' fun in the woods, Bradford dad becomes a children's author

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Some of the creations at Been Busy in Silsden.

Angela is busy keeping vintage crafts alive

George Deane, who has witnessed a great change in attitudes since his arrival in Bradford more than five decades ago

West Indian man suffered 'blatant racism' on arrival in UK - but says Bradford now embraces diversity

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Allan at the City ground shortly before he retired

Legendary former Bradford City player stays positive on dementia journey

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Marianne Eyles-Smith at work on her duck-inspired art

How artist draws inspiration from comical ducks full of personality

Pilates which can help with some of the aches and pains associated with menopause

Get the lowdown on menopause effects

Coach is thrilled to meet ‘pilates elder’ to learn to strengthen body and mind

Experiencing "senior moments" may be a good sign rather than a cause for concern, research suggests.

Why ‘senior moments’ may be good sign

The Bradford Bridge Club

How bridge players keep an active mind with club meetings

Mike the horse, Haworth

Every picture has a story to tell for prize-winning photographer Dave

Anne Gilvarry, ophthalmic surgeon

Cataract patients getting younger, warns Bradford surgeon

Imogen Moss, five, Evie Moss, seven, Elijah Stollery, 11, Katie Pearson, 10, Fraya Stollery, eight and Angharad Cuthell, seven, are learning the traditional skill of bread making at Love Bread in Brighouse.

Food project helps to pass baking skills down generations for the love of bread

Entrepreneur, Terry King, OBE, enjoys the flexibility self-employment brings which means she can often work from home and spend time with her family.

How employment is keeping older workers young at heart

Neil Gillan with his wife Helen and dog Kevin

Heart attack victim with bleak prognosis suddenly 'sat up, removed oxygen mask and asked for glass of water'

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Retirement offers people the chance to visit new parts of the world such as the Grand Canyon

When age is no limit to travelling, don't let insurers stop your holiday

Poppy Pickering cake shop Ilkley. Geoff Marshall making chocolates

How Dominique switched careers and tasted sweet success with her imaginative cakes

Gabriel Marsh-Papworth and, from left, Isaiah Serrant, Zaviar Cheema, Arsenijs Kalinins, and Zahraa Miah enjoy the graduation ceremony at Russell  Street Nursery

Boy, four, who survived against odds as mum battled cancer while pregnant prepares to start school

Richard Barrett, who has only weeks to live, and his friend Rachel Imris who is running the Leeds 10k to raise money for the Motor Neurone Disease Association

Woman to tackle first 10k run as close pal fights on against motor neurone disease

Elderly African & Caribbean residents from Mary Seacole Court Day Centre got help with the cooking by young people from Brathay Trust, LtR Olga Thompson, & Antonia McLaughlin

‘Auntie Liz’, 93, has a taste for success with Caribbean cookery sessions

Brittany Stead, who is a member of the Great Britain women's goalball squad and also plays for Kirklees. The 18-year-old's ambition is to secure a place in the Goalball paralympics in Rio in 2016. Goalball is the only paralympic sport designed specificall

Paralympics is the aim as goalball teenager Brittany gets called up for Team GB

Gabby Logan paid a visit to Fulneck School to launch a charity appeal as her cousin's little girl has mitochondrial disease. Kim Nicholson with Betsy Kay, Paddy Kay, Gabby Logan and Oscar Kay

Presenter helps family raise awareness of baby Betsy's chronic illness

Baby Daisy Presto with her parents Mike and Sarah and some of the items the family are donating the the BRI neonatal unit

Parents of premature baby show appreciation to hospital by donating 300 items to neonatal unit

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Steph Donnelly is hoping to reduce myths about stoma bags with a charity dinner dance

Fundraiser hopes to end stoma stigma with fashion show dinner dance

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