Furniture boss featured in TV series charged with murdering estranged wife

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: John Butler

6:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

The boss of a furniture company which was the focus of a national television programme has appeared in court, charged with the murder of his estranged wife.

Former Co-op boss and Methodist minister charged with possession of drugs

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Disgraced Co-op boss Paul Flowers at police station to answer bail on drugs allegations

6:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Disgraced former Co-op Bank boss and Bradford Methodist minister Paul Flowers has been charged with possession of drugs including cocaine and crystal meth.

Baildon scooter hooligan is caught on film

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A scooter rider pulls a wheelie

7:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

A scooter yob caught on camera pulling wheelies on a road beside a children’s playground now faces his bike being crushed or a hefty bill.

Fairweather Green man, 71, robbed in bed by "heartless" intruder

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: police officer rear

6:20am Thursday 17th April 2014

A vulnerable pensioner was forced to hand over hundreds of pounds after a “heartless” intruder threatened to stab him in his bed.

Bradford Royal Infirmary takes part in global trials for ulcer treatment

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Dr Sulleman Moreea and colleagues at Bradford Royal Infirmary

6:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Doctors at Bradford Royal Infirmary are pioneering a new ulcer treatment which could help patients avoid open surgery and long hospital stays.

Reunion rekindles the past for Bradford firefighters

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: former Bradford fireman Gordon Redmond points to his name on old  control panel

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

After more than 50 years, firefighting history was brought vividly to life as former Bradford crew colleagues were reunited.

Plans for Bradford student flats are turned down

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The new plan

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Major plans for a tower block of student flats behind the Alhambra Theatre and Odeon building have been refused by planners because they would “detract from the character and appearance” of the area.

Legal figures support sacked former charity boss

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Anjum Tahirkheli

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Leading members of Bradford’s legal profession and judiciary have rallied behind beleaguered former Bradford charity boss Anjum Tahirkheli.

Woman went to court in just her bra

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Magistrates' Court

7:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

An animal cruelty case was adjourned by magistrates yesterday because the 62-year-old defendant turned up at court in a bra and hotpants.

1,196 Bradford pupils miss out on first choice of primary school

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Ralph Berry

6:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Nearly 1,200 children in the Bradford district have been told they will not be going to their first-choice primary school in September.

Objections lodged to Shipley College's £1.9million building plan

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Objections lodged to Shipley College's £1.9million building plan

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Plans by Shipley College to build a £1.9 million building in Saltaire have come under fire from critics as far apart as English Heritage and an architect in Pittsburgh, US.

Bishop of Bradford to take on new role on Easter Sunday

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Right Reverend Nick Baines, pictured with his wife Linda, on the day his new appointment was announced

6:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

History will be made on Easter Sunday when the first new diocese in the Church of England for 85 years – the Diocese of West Yorkshire and the Dales – comes into being, with the Bishop of Bradford at the helm.

1,000 sign petition to save threatened health clinic

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: James Slater with his petition to save Eccleshill Treatment Centre

6:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

A teenager’s online petition to save a Bradford medical centre from an uncertain future has attracted more than 1,000 names in a matter of days.

Sainsbury's invited to meet public over Bingley plans

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Coun David Green

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Supermarket giant Sainsbury’s will be invited to a public meeting to explain its plans for the former Bradford & Bingley hadquarters in Bingley.

Doctors issue health appeal ahead of Easter holidays

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: health

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Doctors are urging patients to stay healthy over the Easter holiday – by getting prepared.

Bradford trader fined for out of date products

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Consett Magistrates Court. GV

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

A trader and his firm have been ordered to pay more than £5,000 for food and drink offences – including food being a total of 800 days out of date.

VIDEO: Set fair for feast of food and drink in Bingley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Preparing for the event are (from left) Bob Parker and the Library Tap’s Lee and Lisa Wolstenholme

6:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Regional and European treats will be showcased as part of a Food and Drink Festival in Bingley this Easter weekend.

Physio plans for Baildon house submitted

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix letters emails writing write comment opinion contact correspondence T&A

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

A semi-detached house in Baildon could become a physiotherapy studio if plans submitted to Bradford Council are approved.

Farnhill sisters aim for Iceland skating contest

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Skating competition sisters Jenny (left) and Hannah Lee, with their coach Sarah Evans

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Two sisters are fundraising to compete in an ice skating event in Iceland for competitors with impairments.

Woman to stand trial after denying murdering her partner

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Forensics officers at the scene

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

A 35-year-old woman has pleaded not guilty to murdering her partner and will stand trial at Bradford Crown Court on July 7.

Silsden set for vehicle stunt spectacular

7:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Monster trucks, motorbikes, and BMX bikes will be given gruelling workouts at the Extreme Stunt Show, coming to Silsden next month.

Saltaire firm helps students learn about architecture

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Director Linda Hollings

7:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

A Saltaire-based company has opened its doors to inspire the future generation of architects.

Bradford sex abuse teaching assistant is sacked

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Crown Court

7:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

A teaching assistant has been sacked by a Bradford secondary school where he sexually abused four boys.

New chief executive for Bradford College

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Anthony Bravo

7:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Bradford College has named its new chief executive, who has years of experience running colleges under his belt.

Concerns raised over drivers' eyesight

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Children's Christmas sight clinic in Taunton

7:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

More than a third of drivers across the Bradford district are putting their lives at risk by not having regular eye tests, according to a new survey.

Sessions held in Ilkley to help the elderly

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Winter Garden at Ilkley

7:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Organisers of a regular social gathering for older people are keen to highlight activities and services on offer, following a drop in the number of people attending.

Morrisons donates Easter eggs to Bradford Soup Run

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Dominic McCormack, a volunteer with the Bradford Soup Run, front, and John Cluer, home and leisure manager at Morrisons’ Girlington branch

6:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Hundreds of Easter eggs have been presented to the Bradford Soup Run by Morrisons supermarket.

Former Co-op boss Paul Flowers is charged with drugs offences

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Paul Flowers arrives this morning at Stainbeck Police Station, Leeds

10:29am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Disgraced former Co-op Bank boss Paul Flowers has arrived at a police station to answer bail in connection with alleged drugs supply offences.

MP Austin to quit

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: MP Austin Mitchell

9:54pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Veteran Labour MP Austin Mitchell, who was born in Bradford, has announced he will step down at the next general election. The 79-year-old Great Grimsby MP, who went to Bingley Grammar School, made the announcement at a meeting of his constituency party today.

Man in court charged with murdering estranged wife

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: John Butler

7:38pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A man has been remanded in custody accused of the murder of his estranged wife.

Former businessman 'took out £3m in loans to cover gambling debt', court is told

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sir David Jones is helped into court today by his son Stuart

6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

An Ilkley businessman and former executive chairman of the now defunct JJB Sports chain took out £3 million in loans from two other well-known retail figures when he was heavily in debt, “possibly due to gambling”, a jury has heard.

Inquest hears that body is of missing Bradford University student Aamir Qudeer

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Aamir Qudeer

8:10pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A body found on the banks of the River Mersey in Liverpool on Sunday was that of missing Bradford University student Aamir Qudeer, an inquest has heard.

Man admits child pornography offences

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Crown Court

2:37pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A 30-year-old man pleaded guilty at Bradford Crown Court to possession of child pornography.

UPDATE: Former teaching assistant admits sexual activity with four boys at school

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Challenge College - now renamed Oasis Academy Lister Park

2:10pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A former teaching assistant at a Bradford secondary school has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing four boys there.

Police arrest man over house burglary

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix police generic

1:15pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A stolen laptop was found by police after it was used to try to connect to the internet in Bradford.

Bradford's foodbank helps record numbers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: IN DEMAND: Ben Haldane, manager of the Bradford Foodbank with some of the food at the centre

8:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Record numbers of people in “dire circumstances” have been receiving emergency supplies from the city’s central foodbank in the last year.

Inquest opens into missing student Aamir

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Aamir Qudeer

7:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

An inquest into the death of a Bradford student who went missing in February was being opened today.

Planning setback for Bradford shisha lounge

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford City Hall where the Council is owed £27m in unpaid council tax

7:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A bid to make a controversial Bradford shisha lounge designed as a mock castle ‘entirely legitimate” has suffered a setback after the refusal of planning permission.

Biker mum, 42, died in bid to avoid turning tractor

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Gail Richards

6:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

An experienced motorcyclist and radio presenter died when she lost control of her motorbike while trying to avoid a turning tractor on a back road near Settle, an inquest heard yesterday.

VIDEO: Anger at increase in flytipping in Little Horton, Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CONCERNS: Resident Ian Thompson who is angry at the rise of flytipping in the Little Horton area of Bradford

6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

The owner of private land blighted by flytippers has been served notice to clear it by Bradford Council.

Man, 62, on murder charge over death of woman in Rawdon

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pauline Butler, 61, who was found with multiple stab wounds at a house in Rawdon

10:50pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A 62-year-old man was tonight charged with the murder of a Rawdon woman.

Action plan to tackle sewage flood threat in Steeton

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor David Mullen

8:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Major sewage floods in the Aire Valley below Steeton have prompted a new action plan.

Police seize Japanese Akita after man's arm savaged in horror dog attack

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jamie Farrell

6:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Police investigating a vicious attack in which a dog tore chunks from a man’s arm have seized a Japanese Akita as part of their investigations.

Keighley football tournament is tribute to victims of Valley Parade fire disaster

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Keighley football tournament is tribute to victims of Valley Parade fire disaster

6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

The lives of 56 fans who died in the Bradford City fire disaster 29 years ago will be remembered at a memorial football tournament this weekend.

Alpaca art event is planned for Saltaire

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Salts Tennis Club in Saltaire

6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

There’s a big weekend coming up for Saltaire.

Former Bradford Bulls owner Omar Khan to speak out on demise of OK Bulls Limited

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Omar Khan

5:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Former Bradford Bulls owner Omar Khan last night indicated he will comment further about the demise of his company OK Bulls Limited after a creditors meeting is held next week.

Study reveals prospects for job creation in district

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mike Cowlam

6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A new report reveals that the workforce in the Bradford district is expected to increase by 18,200 in the next seven years – while the number of jobs is expected to grow by 16,000 up to 2020.

More Bradford families sought to adopt children

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: HELP: There is a shortage of adopters

6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Volunteer families are needed to give homes to more than 850 children on a regional adoption waiting list.

Judge tells burglar: No TT races for you

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Barry Slaven

5:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A persistent burglar who ransacked a woman’s home to steal almost £7,000 of property was hoping to avoid a prison sentence to attend the Isle of Man TT Races next month, his lawyer told Bradford Crown Court.

Police issue new appeal over Ilkley robbery

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police issue new appeal over Ilkley robbery

11:15am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Police have issued a fresh appeal for witnesses to a brazen smash and grab raid in the centre of Ilkley in broad daylight.




Bradford school closures

- All WYTS services are currently fully operational. Please check the status of other school bus services in particular Mybus - (link)

Bradford City Council 8:53am Thu 17 Apr 14

- There are currently no known problems with the WYTS bus service -

(Partial Closure Closure) Trinity All Saints CE Primary School (link)

Bradford City Council 8:53am Thu 17 Apr 14

KS2 will be closed on Thursday 10th April and Friday 11th April. Reception classes will be closed on Friday 11th…

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