Live Wait is over for Bradford pupils as GCSE results revealed

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

9:13am Thursday 21st August 2014

All the GCSE results news and results from across the Bradford district as they come in.

Final suspect hunted in police sting operation to catch Bradford drug dealers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: HUNTED: The last outstanding Operation Stalebank suspect

6:02am Thursday 21st August 2014

A MAJOR police operation to tackle class A drug dealing in Bradford, which has seen jail sentences of more than 300 years handed out, has one last suspect to track down.

MP demands courts take tougher stance over releasing criminals on bail

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: BENEFITS CALL: Shipley MP Philip Davies

6:32am Thursday 21st August 2014

SHIPLEY MP Philip Davies is demanding that judges slash the numbers of crooks given bail – as official figures reveal more than 1,000 criminals each week walk free before being jailed.

Body found in Russian mountains thought to be that of Ilkley hiker

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: John Stiles, of Ilkley, who disappeared while hiking in the Russian Caucasus mountains last November

5:12am Thursday 21st August 2014

A BODY believed to be that of a missing father-of-two from the district has been recovered from remote high ground in the Russian Caucausus Mountains.

RSPCA sees trebling in numbers of dogs needing new homes in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: REHOMED: Rescued dog Freya with her new owners Robert and Julie Sutcliffe

8:02am Thursday 21st August 2014

THE number of dogs needing new homes have trebled at a Bradford's RSPCA animal centre.

Children step back to Victorian times at Bradford Industrial Museum

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Gabby Lock, 8, with Nicola Fox, who helps her decorate a dolly peg during the Victorian-themed family activities at Bradford Industrial Museum

7:40am Thursday 21st August 2014

FAMILIES enjoyed an opportunity to step back into Victorian times at Bradford Industrial Museum yesterday.

Bradford families revel in community fun day at cricket club

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A Community Council Mela was held at Girlington Cricket club, where those taking part in the sack race included THEY'RE OFF: Lehya Meer, Qais Meer, Nimrah Ashraf, Rauf Abbas and Aysha Abbas take part in the sack race

7:28am Thursday 21st August 2014

A FUN-filled community mela delighted children and families in Bradford yesterday.

Fears growing for Skipton Magistrates' Court.

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (7242087)

6:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

FEARS are growing for the future of Skipton Magistrates' Court, less than three years after it was saved from closure.

Students' television licence warning

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (7242087)

4:32am Thursday 21st August 2014

UNIVERSITY bosses in Bradford are warning freshers not to fall foul of the law even before they arrive in the city.

Man, 24, in court charged with possessing imitation Israeli handgun in Keighley street

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: ACCUSED: Jonathon Warren who has been charged under the Firearms Act

5:05pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A MAN has appeared in court in Bradford charged with brandishing an imitation of an Israeli-made handgun in a Keighley street.

Rape victim used as sex slave is disowned by family

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CONVICTED: Abdul Hanif

6:02am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A YOUNG woman held captive as a sex slave in Bradford has become a suicidal outcast, disowned by her family because she was raped, a court heard.

Public warned not to approach convict

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:12pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

POLICE have warned the public against approaching a Bradford convict who is wanted on recall to prison.

Bradford man appears in court charged with blackmail

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Abid Saleem, who is accused of blackmail

2:41pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A 30-YEAR-OLD man has made his first appearance at Bradford Crown Court charged with blackmail.

Galloway quizzed by police over Israel comments

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:41am Wednesday 20th August 2014

BRADFORD West MP George Galloway has launched a fierce criticism of the police investigation into comments he made at a Respect party meeting, after volunteering to be interviewed by the West Yorkshire force.

Concern grows for missing Haworth boy

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

7:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

CONCERN is growing for a 14-year-old Haworth boy who has not been seen for more than 24 hours.

More big name retailers sign up for Westfield Broadway

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The under construction Westfield shopping centre

5:50pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

TWO new retailers have signed up for units in the new flagship The Broadway shopping centre now under construction in Bradford city centre.

Eccleshill Medical Centre to re-open after controversial closure

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: SAVED: Eccleshill Treatment Centre in Harrogate Road

5:38pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

ECCLESHILL Treatment Centre in Bradford which closed amid controversy earlier this summer when a health care provider's contract ended will re-open next month.

Rogue property landlord fined £10,000 for poor state of two homes in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford and Keighley Magistrates' Court

4:36pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE boss of a Cleckheaton-based property firm has been ordered to pay more than £13,000 in fines and costs over a string of flaws at two of its rented homes in Bradford.

Odeon plans designed to "complement rather than compete" with other Bradford venues

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An artist's impression of Bradford Live's plans for the former cinema

7:08am Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE potential bidder in the running to develop the former Odeon building says it plans to "complement rather than compete" with the city's other major live entertainment venues.

Family rallies round Shane, eight, as he battles cancer for second time

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: FAMILY TIME: On their wedding day in June 2013, Philip and Tracy Edwards, with their sons (from left) Callum, ten, Shane and Scott, both eight, and Kyle, 12

6:32am Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE parents of an eight-year-old boy who is battling cancer for a second time have vowed not to give up their fight and are now fundraising in the hope experimental treatment can save him.

Charities invited to apply for grants from T&A's charitable foundation

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: DELIGHTED: David Lamont, vice-chairman of Bradford Beekeepers' Association, which received a grant last year

5:18pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

CHARITIES making a lasting difference to communities in the Bradford district are being urged to apply for grants of up to £10,000 from the charitable arm of the Telegraph & Argus.

VIDEO: Canada geese force Saltaire Cricket Club into daily clean-up operation

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Billy Ricketts, the volunteer groundsman at Saltaire Cricket Club, is unhappy with having to clean up after geese

6:50am Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE frustrated groundsman at Saltaire Cricket Club has called for action after being faced with a daily clean-up due to a group of Canada geese.

Concern grows for missing boy

6:52pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

CONCERN is growing for a 14-year-old Haworth boy who has not been seen for more than 24 hours.

Gaza protest is hitting restaurant staff in pocket, boss warns

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (9431076)

6:35pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

STAFF at a Bradford fast-food restaurant are losing hours and pay because pro-Palestinian demonstrators are driving away trade, its boss has warned.

Anger as flagstones stolen from church path by 'professional criminals'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

4:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

There "aren't sufficient expletives" to describe thieves who stole 26 flagstones from a church in Cleckheaton, according to the local British Legion chairman.

All-male cast perform greatest love story for outdoor Shakespeare production

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Lord Chamberlain's Men perform Romeo and Juliet at East Riddlesden Hall last night

3:25pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

SHAKESPEARE'S classic "tale of woe" was performed to an enthusiastic crowd of hundreds at Keighley's East Riddlesden Hall last night.

Thieves try to set fire to stolen vehicle in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The vehicle is removed from the scene

11:37am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A POLICE forensic team are investigating after thieves unsuccessfully tried to set fire to a stolen car after smashing its windows.

Carer jailed for leaving vulnerable patient in locked car for almost three hours to go to cinema

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The car park at the Leisure Exchange, Bradford

8:03pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A CARER, responsible for looking after a vulnerable man with a mental age of six, abandoned him in a locked car while he went to the cinema to watch a film, a court heard.

Help on offer as pupils countdown to GCSE results

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Ralph Berry

6:33am Wednesday 20th August 2014

WITH thousands of pupils in the district anxiously waiting for their GCSE results tomorrow, a series of events have been organised to help those undecided what their next step will be.

Head of nursery "extremely disappointed" with outcome of inspection

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Canterbury Nursery  School and family centre

7:51pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE head of a Bradford Council owned nursery said she was "extremely disappointed" after Government inspectors said its child care provision provided "inadequate" safeguarding to children.

Schools across Bradford prepare to provide an extra 7,250 meals a day

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Head teacher of Haworth Primary School Helen Thompson in the school kitchen before work started to upgrade it.

7:30pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

BRADFORD'S schools should be able to cope with providing an extra 7,250 school meals a day when the new term starts next month, but the man in charge of education at the Council admits it has been a struggle.

Charities offered more free office space in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CHARITY SPACE:  Arndale House in Charles Street, Bradford

6:04pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

CHARITIES in Bradford are being offered more free space in the city.

Bradford involved in marathon record attempt

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Amy Hughes, who is attempting to run 53 marathons in 53 days, seen here in Bradford city centre

5:07pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

BRADFORD has played a part in a marathon runner's attempt to break a world record while raising money for a charity which helps children affected by brain tumours.

Jamboree will celebrate the first anniversary of Bingley WI's return

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CELEBRATE: Bingley WI members who are holding a jamboree at Bradford and Bingley Rugby Club

4:36pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A JAMBOREE which could herald the rebirth of Bingley Children's Gala takes place on Saturday - thanks to the town's new Women's Institute.

Suicide of dad after eBay ‘Rolex’ sale scam

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

3:45pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A SUCCESSFUL property developer hanged himself after "being taken for a mug" buying a fake Rolex on auction site Ebay , an inquest heard.

Devastated family pays tribute to cyclist killed in horrific accident

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The site of an accident in which cyclist James Nelson was killed

3:31pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE devastated family of a cyclist killed in an horrific accident have paid tribute to "a man who would do anything for anybody and who cared about people so much".

Haworth memorial garden begins to take shape

2:51pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

WORK is well underway to create a place of remembrance and quiet contemplation in Haworth.

Illegal traveller camps problem is back to haunt Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: UNWELCOME VISITORS: Travellers have moved on to the field next to the cricket club in Clayton

1:15pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

IN the late 1980s the-then Labour Council lost power at City Hall to the Conservative Group, led by one Councillor Eric Pickles.

Bradford prisoner ran drugs supply operation from his cell

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mohammed Kabeer

1:01pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A BRADFORD man, who continued to direct a drugs conspiracy while serving a prison sentence, has been jailed for seven years and four months.

Bradford designer’s blazer glory for TV antiques expert

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: TV antiques expert David Harper in his green blazer designed by Bradford-based Imran Khan.

12:59pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A TV antiques presenter has been dressed for success after having a blazer made for him by a Bradford-based designer.

Grants for carers help give Grace her 'oomph' back

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Keith Summersgill with partner and carer Grace Topper at their Silsden home

7:02am Wednesday 20th August 2014

DEVOTED carer Grace Topper is one of some 1,000 deserving folk to benefit from £200,000 in grants which recognise their special efforts.

Indian nurses celebrate a decade of work in Bradford

8:02pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

NURSES who came to Bradford from India to work with mental health patients have celebrated ten years in the city.

Warning issued after cowboy roofers target elderly householders

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Val Slater

6:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Cowboy roofers are targeting elderly householders and persuading them to pay thousands of pounds for work which is either unnecessary or sub-standard, West Yorkshire Trading Standards has warned.

Army captain selected for inaugural Invictus Games

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Rob Cromey-Hawke, who has been selected for the 130 strong British Armed Forces Team for the Invictus Games. The picture was taken during Ironman UK in July.

3:41pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

AN ARMY captain from a village near Keighley has been selected for the 130-strong British Armed Forces Team to compete in the inaugural Invictus Games.

Pickles backs scheme to help 900 more troubled Bradford families

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Communities Secretary Eric Pickles announces to the House of Commons in central London a proposed relaxation of planning laws. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday September 6, 2012. See PA story COMMONS Growth. Photo credit should read: PA Wir

3:28pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

COMMUNITIES Secretary Eric Pickles says he is delighted the Government's Troubled Families programme will continue across Yorkshire, including in Bradford and Calderdale.

Deluge of protests for Silsden flood barrier

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The structure at the weir on Silsden Beck, which Val Carroll described as an eyesore (9470702)

2:58pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A DELUGE of protest has greeted the building of new flood defences on the banks of Silsden Beck.

Bradford Muslims among thousands attending international event

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (7242087)

11:46am Wednesday 20th August 2014

BRADFORD Muslims will be among thousands of other British Muslims travelling to the Hampshire countryside next week in search of spiritual guidance.

Foodbank seeks new warehouse home in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:55pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A NEW Trussell Trust foodbank serving north Bradford is looking for more suitable warehouse premises in the Eccleshill, Wrose or Five Lane Ends area.

Doctor apologises for not helping patient with phobia

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradfordians' life expectancy is among lowest in the country, figures reveal

3:39pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

NEWLY released documents have revealed that a West Yorkshire GP was forced to apologise after failing to support a distressed patient during a "crisis."

Crafty children can't mask their excitement

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Matilda Peek, 5, from Clayton, makes a mask during the summer craft event at South Square Centre in Thornton.

3:18pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

CHILDREN have been enjoying their freedom over the summer holidays with a number of craft events in Thornton's South Square Centre.




Bradford school closures

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

Bradford City Council 10:08am Thu 21 Aug 14

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

- No Schools Closed Today - (link)

Bradford City Council 10:08am Thu 21 Aug 14

- No Schools Closed Today -

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