Concern over future of Bradford International Film Festival

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Actor Om Puri with Irfan Ajeeb at the 2004 Bite the Mango festival

7:08am Thursday 24th July 2014

CONCERNS have been raised about the future of Bradford International Film Festival (BIFF) in light of a planned review of the National Media Museum's festival programme.

Shipley College plans get go-ahead despite protests

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The latest image of what the new Shipley College building would look like

6:29am Thursday 24th July 2014

HEATED objections from more than 100 residents have failed to stop plans for a new contemporary-style Shipley College building in the heart of Saltaire.

Needles found in abandoned cars

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: One of the abandoned cars containing drug needles in Grange Street Lawkholme

5:39am Thursday 24th July 2014

TEENAGERS were horrified to find needles in abandoned cars in a car park.

New Bradford city centre brewery to be 'open by end of the year'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: FUTURE: An artists impression of how the new brewery and brew pub will look.

6:31am Thursday 24th July 2014

THE group behind a new £400,000 brewery in Bradford city centre is toasting news that its plans have been given the go-ahead.

Teenager to tackle 200-mile cycle ride in memory of his dad

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Isaac Perry is going on a bike ride to raise money for the diabetes charity , pictured with his mum, Anita.

6:52am Thursday 24th July 2014

AN 18-year-old from Baildon will begin a 200 mile charity challenge bike ride today to raise funds for Diabetes UK in memory of his father.

Shopkeeper fined for selling illegal cigarettes

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CONVICTED: Goran Mustafa Mohamadamin leaves Bradford and Keighley Magistrates' Court

6:03am Thursday 24th July 2014

A SHOPKEEPER must pay £2,000 after admitting selling illegal tobacco and cigarettes that breached health rules.

UPDATE: Bradford MP David Ward apologises after Gaza rocket Tweet

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: David Ward MP talking to Lawrence and Barbara Brocklesby at the Carlisle Business Centre after giving a talk on Social Care Support. ts rep dc (8513567)

3:12pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BRADFORD East MP David Ward has issued what the party described as a "categorical apology", after posting a tweet suggesting that he might be ready to fire rockets from Gaza into Israel.

Cleaner stole £3,000 from disabled woman

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Rachel Parkinson leaving Bradford Crown court

7:38am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A CLEANER who betrayed a disabled woman's friendship by stealing £3,000 from her should be made to work hard to repay the money, her victim told a judge at Bradford Crown Court.

Man used dead wife's disabled badge for "emergency" toilet visit

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford and Keighley Magistrates' Court

3:20pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A MAN fraudulently used his dead wife's disabled badge to park in Bradford city centre because he was desperate for the toilet, a court heard.

Pensioner injured in Undercliffe mugging

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

2:21pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A pensioner had his face cut when two men mugged him in broad daylight in Undercliffe.

Bonnie's mad summer plan for cancer charity

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: FUNDARISER: Bonnie Priestley, 12, has organised a summer fair at St John's Church, East Bowling. She is pictured with her grandmother, June Priestley, and church member Sandra Foxcroft

5:18pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

AN "inspirational" girl has set up a charity fun day at her local church hall in aid of Cancer Research UK.

Firefighters prevent Bradford rug shop going up in flames

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Burning towel caused kitchen fire

4:01pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS had just minutes to save a rug shop going up in flames.

Bradford Council set to lose up to £2m in education grant cuts

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CONCERNED: Councillor Ralph Berry

3:59pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

UP TO £2m will be slashed from grants that fund everything from music to tackling struggling schools, in new cuts to hit Bradford next year.

Disgust as human waste dumped in Oxenhope stream

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (7242087)

3:06pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

HUMAN waste has been dumped in a stream in the Bradford district.

Coroner: 'suicide advice websites should be named to allow scrutiny'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PUBLIC INTEREST: One of the assisted suicide websites which the coroner said should be named

6:42am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A BRADFORD coroner has warned that suicide advice sites need to be made a matter of public interest after a librarian suffocated herself.

Stunning array of iconic cars to go on show in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A classic Aston Martin will be on display at the show.

6:16am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A stunning array of cars - including an Aston Martin, Rolls-Royce and a number of famous rally cars - will take over Bradford's City Park next month.

Bradford Council finance boss gives grim warning about authority's future

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford City Hall

6:14am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE finance boss at Bradford Council has given a grim warning about the authority's future.

Demand outstripping donations to Keighley foodbank

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Jan Smithies outside the Keighley Salvation Army food bank (8384342)

3:41pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

SOARING demand is outstripping donations to a Keighley foodbank, it has been revealed.

Motorbikes seized and riders warned in police crackdown

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

10:05am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A police squad set up to tackle nuisance bikes has seized vehicles and given warnings after finding bikers riding illegally at the Flappit Quarry near Denholme.

Woman beaten to death by husband had described him as a 'psycho'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Crown Court

7:23am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A 21-YEAR-OLD woman beaten to death by her husband described him as a "psycho" who had tried to suffocate her in her sleep, a jury heard.

Royal Shakespeare Company to share skills with Cottingley school

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: SCENE: Fatima Harris and Tawanda Manangazira, right, acting a scene from Hamlet

4:53pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A COTTINGLEY school is partnering with the Royal Shakespeare Company to help transform the way the Bard's works are studied in the area.

Bradfordians' life expectancy is among lowest in the country, figures reveal

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

3:51pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

The life-expectancy of men and women in Bradford is among the lowest in the country, figures from the Office for National Statistics reveal.

Building society's £150,000 giveaway

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Yorkshire Building Society Chief Executive Chris Pilling launches the Society's Lasting Legacy Fund

2:33pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A BRADFORD-BASED company is embarking on a bike tour with a difference as it invites charities to apply for a slice of £150,000 as part of its 150th anniversary celebrations.

Pupils bid fond farewell to teaching assistant who worked at Clayton school since 1980s

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: St Anthonys Catholic Primary School teaching assistant Carol Brady bids farewell to her students.

2:31pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A teaching assistant who has been working at a Clayton school since the 1980s has been bid a fond farewell by colleagues and pupils.

Bradford's long-term foster carers helping children thrive

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Gail Osborne with Isaac

11:46am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

GAIL Osborne welcomed Jacob into her home when he was three-years-old and has since seen him thrive.

Suicide verdict on man found hanging in Shipley woods

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

3:45pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A POLISH man who concentrated on making a living was found hanging in Shipley woodland by a dog walker, an inquest has heard.

MP Philip Davies in plea over boarding schools cash for forces children

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: MP Philip Davies

3:38pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

SHIPLEY MP Philip Davies has said more cash should be pumped into state boarding schools to allow children of those in the armed forces to go there and save the taxpayer money.

Childcare worker, 16, swapped sex photos with 13-year-old boy

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Crown Court

2:59pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A CHILDCARE worker has become the youngest defendant to be sentenced for sexual involvement with a 13-year-old boy from the Bradford area who met a succession of older men on the internet.

Man jailed for one morning after breaching Asbo for 15th time

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford and Keighley Magistrates' Court

2:47pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A MAN who breached an anti-social behaviour order for the 15th time was given a day's detention when he appeared before Bradford and Keighley Magistrates' Court.

Drama students earn rave reviews for performance of World War One play

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: World War Once Upon A Time performed by Hanson Academy pupils

2:39pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Budding drama students from Hanson Academy in Bradford have earned rave reviews for their performance in a World War One play penned by a drama teacher at the school.

New £12 million scheme to set up University Enterprise Zone could be a 'game-changer' for Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Dr Liam Sutton from Bradford University outside Bradford Design Exchange, Little Germany

7:27am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A NEW £12 million scheme to set up a 'University Enterprise Zone' in Bradford has the potential to be a "game-changer" for the city, the leader of the council has said.

Alhambra comedy One Man Two Guvnors has audience in hysterics

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CAST: Jasmyn Banks (Pauline); Edward Hancock (Alan Dingle) and Shaun Williamson (Charlie Clench) in One Man Two Guvnors

12:25pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

One Man Two Guvnors

Chapel lights to be dimmed to mark First World War anniversary

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: VENUE: Whitechapel Church in Cleckheaton

3:53pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

LIGHTS will be dimmed in a Cleckheaton church in a sombre service to mark the centenary of World War One.

Bradford primary school earns another ‘good’ from Ofsted

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lower Fields Primary School

3:04pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A Bradford school has been described as "good" by government inspectors, who praised it for celebrating its "wide range of backgrounds, cultures and beliefs."

Woman, 91, hospitalised as cooker blaze engulfs kitchen

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cat rescued from tree

2:51pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

FRIENDS of Horton Park are organising a fun family day to mark the opening of a new children's play park in the City ward.

Free sports and day trips on offer for disabled youngsters in Keighley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Dean Carroll is cycling from Bradford to Hamm in Germany and is being sponsored by Barber Salvatore Left and Mahmood Qureshi right.  Pic ms rep BB. (8507331)

2:54pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

DISABLED youngsters are being offered two weeks of free activities during the summer holidays.

Caution is advised over Gaza and Syria charity collections

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (8508990)

10:09am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Charity collectors have been warned to stick to legal guidelines after West Yorkshire Police received complaints about impromptu collections for Gaza and Syria.

VIDEO: 'Home from home' refurbished dementia home opens

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Woodward Court 's new multi-area garden

1:55pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A SHORT-STAY unit for people with dementia has re-opened after undergoing a transformation to make it a "home from home".

Bradford Council warns there's no hiding place for food outlets flouting the law

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: INSPECTION: Cockroaches were found at Rafiqs takeaway in West Bowling by inspectors in August and September 2012

6:06am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

FOOD outlets found to be flouting the law will face the full weight of legal powers Bradford Council has warned.

Defenceless young mother murdered by "possessive" husband, jury told

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:29am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A YOUNG mother was murdered by her "possessive and controlling" husband when he swung a hammer at least ten times at her head while she lay defenceless in bed, a jury was told.

Man, 69, arrested in connection with malicious letters sent to educational establishments

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

5:04pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A 69-year-old man is being questioned by police, investigating the sending of hundreds of malicious letters to educational establishments across the country, including West Yorkshire.

New Haworth bandstand attacked by vandals

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: From left, Gillian Hill and Councillor Rebecca Poulsen with the damaged bandstand power supply

7:04am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

COUNCILLORS and community campaigners have responded angrily to an attack by "mindless thugs" on Haworth Central Park's new, replacement bandstand.

Bulls track down tearful young fan and reward him with chance to lead the team out before Wigan clash

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The picture that prompted an appeal to find the tearful young fan

5:31pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Bradford Bulls have rewarded a young fan brought to tears by the club's relegation with the chance to lead the team out in their game against Wigan Warriors on Sunday.

Soaring demand for debt advice

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: People sleeping rough

7:19am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

An anti-poverty charity in Bradford has a three-month waiting list of people desperate for debt advice, it emerged last night.

Council could 'claw back' thousands of pounds in education funding from schools

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Malcolm Sykes

6:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

BRADFORD Council could attempt to "claw back" thousands of pounds in education funding that is currently being unused by the district's schools.

Concern over proposal for new bookmakers' shop in Girlington

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Residents outside Pizza Hut on Duckworth Lane that could become a bookmakers' shop

6:22am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

LOCALS fear a gang of yobs which terrorised a now-closed bookies could return if a new betting shop opens nearby.

Death of Haworth man who kept wartime Brits supplied with spuds

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Stanley Sutcliffe pictured on his 100th birthday

6:27pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A HAWORTH-born man who was pivotal in keeping Britain supplied with potatoes during the Second World War has died.

Ofsted says teaching of music is not good enough at music academy

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Nick Weller

5:53pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A primary music academy has been told it "requires improvement" by government inspectors, who say the teaching of music there is not good enough.

New Trojan Horse report is 'final proof' that Bradford links were overblown

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: MP David Ward

5:31pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A NEW report into the ‘Trojan Horse’ controversy is final proof that claims of a Bradford link were “blown out of all proportion”, an MP says.

Do you know this man police want to speak to about campaign of malicious letters to schools?

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: APPEAL: The man West Yorkshire Police want to trace in connection with a campaign of malicious letters sent to schools and colleges across the UK.

10:47am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

POLICE in West Yorkshire want to trace this man connection with a campaign of malicious letters sent to schools and colleges across the UK.




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 7:47am Thu 24 Jul 14

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

(Full Closure) Eldwick Primary School (link)

Bradford City Council 3:07pm Mon 7 Jul 14

Forced closure due to building works.The school will be closed on the 21, 22 & 23 July 2014 due to building works. …

(Partial Closure) Nessfield Primary School (link)

Bradford City Council 3:07pm Mon 7 Jul 14

School will be closed to Reception and Year 1 children for the last 2 days of the summer term This is to allow…

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