Police take action against 40 street drinkers as shops say: It's getting worse

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:12am Monday 28th July 2014

Police have taken action against dozens of nuisance street drinkers in a crackdown on drunkenness in Bradford city centre. Officers have made 13 arrests and given 27 people 'directions to leave' in the first two weeks of the operation - but businesses blighted by the problem have called on the authorities to do more.

Bradford superstar Zayn Malik faces backlash of abuse over his support of Palestine

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Zayn Malik of One Direction

5:46pm Monday 28th July 2014

BRADFORD superstar Zayn Malik has received a backlash of abusive messages after posting a Twitter message in support of Palestine.

Teen drug addict locked up for 'brutal' street attack on disabled pensioner in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Frantiska Kinacova

4:14pm Monday 28th July 2014

A desperate teenage drug addict who launched a brutal street attack on a disabled pensioner has been locked up by a judge today.

VIDEO: Bradford singer Melissa Steel tipped to be a star after debut single's chart success

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Melissa Steel

3:48pm Monday 28th July 2014

BRADFORD singer Melissa Steel is tipped to be the star of the summer after riding high in music charts with debut single Kisses for Breakfast.

Bid to turn former home of illegal bazaar into indoor football pitches back on

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix plans planning file building permission

7:20am Monday 28th July 2014

A bid to turn the former home of an illegal bazaar into indoor football pitches is back on - after an appeal was lodged against planning refusal.

Worries over future of Bradford's road safety team as funding to be cut

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: One of the most high-profile collisions in Bradford this year involved a bus and several cars on Manchester Road

7:06am Monday 28th July 2014

FEARS have been raised over the future of road safety workers in Bradford after it emerged the department's funding will be cut at the end of this year.

New insight into Autism through eyes of Bradford youngsters

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Louie Robinson, creating drawings to go in the AutismToolkit.

7:03pm Monday 28th July 2014

A NEW toolkit which offers an insight into Autism through the eyes of a group of Bradford youngsters has been unveiled.

Police investigating road rage incident release two pictures

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:34pm Monday 28th July 2014

POLICE have released pictures of two men they want to speak to in connection with an alleged road rage attack in Heckmondwike.

New Bradford College boss pledges to drive up student satisfaction and achievements

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Michele Sutton and Andy Welsh

4:28pm Monday 28th July 2014

THE NEW boss of Bradford College has pledged to keep driving up student satisfaction and achievements.

Shipley MP "sick to the back teeth” of EU migrants' benefit claims for children outside of UK

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

4:21pm Monday 28th July 2014

CHILD benefit should not be paid out to EU migrants if their youngsters live outside the UK, one of the district’s MPs said.

100 jobs at risk in cuts to district libraries

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:23am Monday 28th July 2014

Libraries in Cleckheaton, Birstall and Heckmondwike are under threat of closure after Kirklees Council announced it may shut all but two across the district, with the possible loss of 100 jobs.

Anger as Islamic charity with Bradford base has its bank account shut down

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Shoyeb Mayat from the Ummah Welfare Trust which has had the account closed by HSBC

7:27am Monday 28th July 2014

AN Islamic charity with a base in Bradford has been told that its bank account is being shut down, although it has yet to be told why.

More than 20 arrests in police crackdown

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

6:29pm Monday 28th July 2014

A POLICE crackdown saw 21 people arrested across the Bradford district over the weekend as part of Operation Viper.

Barratts staff to receive pay-outs of up to £4,000 as firm fails to follow redundancy procedure

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Staff at Barratts HQ at BPL house, Harrogate Road, Apperly Bridge, remain tight-lipped

3:44pm Monday 28th July 2014

A UNION has welcomed the pay-out of former staff from a Bradford-based shoe company following an employment tribunal.

Keighley printing company marks First World War centenary with display

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lance Dentith with the tribute wall commemorating the centenary of the First World War

3:08pm Monday 28th July 2014

A KEIGHLEY printing company is staging its own poignant tribute commemorating the centenary of the First World War.

Housing association to build 264 affordable homes across district thanks to £7 million grant

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford housing prices still lower than before recession

2:19pm Monday 28th July 2014

Incommunities has welcomed a grant of £7 million to allow it to build 264 high quality affordable homes in the district.

Bradford granddad William set to skydive aged 81

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: William 'Bill' Bland, who is doing a 10,000ft skydive, with his family. Picture by Josh Blinman

1:07pm Monday 28th July 2014

AN 81-year-old Bradford granddad is set to brave a 10,000ft skydive to raise funds for a cancer charity in memory of his late wife.

Bradford's City Park to host free film and fun days for families

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Gruffalo will be screened in City Park

11:19am Monday 28th July 2014

CHILDREN enjoying the sun and fun in City Park are in for an extra treat this summer as a line-up of free films and fun school activities are being offered by Bradford Council and Bradford City of Film.

VIDEO: Bradford's Talking Telegraph newspaper needs new volunteers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Anne Sheard recording  the Talking Telegraph

8:11am Monday 28th July 2014

THE Telegraph & Argus has been a city institution for generations and since the mid-1980s the Talking Telegraph has stood alongside as a service for those with sight problems.

Pet dog trapped in illegal poacher's snare near Bingley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Linda White with her dog, Doodle, who was caught on a snare

6:20am Monday 28th July 2014

A woman has spoken of her "horror" after her pet dog became trapped in an illegal poacher's snare while she was out walking on a rural footpath.

More hosts needed to help homeless young Bradford people

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Staff and volunteers from the Bradford Nightstop charity. From L/R: Terry Pugh, Rachel Hiley, Kath Pugh, Jurine Blackwood, Tony Lightowler, Sinead Garry (Bradford Nightstop chair), Graham Walsh, Corine Campbell (development worker), Janice Thorpe and Mich

5:28am Monday 28th July 2014

A LONG-STANDING charity is appealing for more people to become temporary hosts for homeless young people across the Bradford district.

Pupils are crowned community champions for helping to improve neighbourhoods

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Children from Barkerend Primary School with their Community Champion certificates

3:52pm Monday 28th July 2014

PUPILS at an inner city Bradford school have learned what it means to be a pillar of the community.

Students get fired up for for station work experience

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

3:48pm Monday 28th July 2014

PUBLIC Service students at Keighley Campus are blazing hot!

Film company seeking Bradford 'selfies' for promotional video

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sarah Howsen

3:08pm Monday 28th July 2014

A company creating a promotional video to attract more visitors to the Bradford district is appealing for people to submit selfies.

Bradford-based architects' bus depot open for Commonwealth Games

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An artists' impression of the new £20 million First Group bus depot in Glasgow, which Idle firm Janus Architecture has worked on.

1:11pm Monday 28th July 2014

AN ARCHITECTURE firm from the Bradford district has played its part in the Commonwealth Games after designing the £20 million bus depot in host city Glasgow.

Youth services campaigner takes battle to national level with documentary

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CAMPAIGN: Filming in City Park are Piers Telemacque, from the NUS, with Miriam Ahmed, Granada young persons co-ordinator, and Lisa Humphrey being interviewed

11:47am Monday 28th July 2014

THE voice behind a protest to stop cuts to vital youth services in Bradford is now fighting the same battle on a national scale.

VIDEO: Sunny future for event after first North Parade street party, say organisers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

10:39am Monday 28th July 2014

ORGANSERS who arranged the first North Parade street party saw their hard work pay off as the sun came out and the crowds followed.

Hairy challenge for supermarket staff

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Kevin Wilson, from the Morrisons finance team, having a lizard shaved and coloured into his head by professional hair tattooist Barber B to raise money for Sue Ryder care.

7:31pm Monday 28th July 2014

FOUR supermarket staff took on a hair-raising challenge by having their heads shaved into weird and wonderful styles to raise money for Sue Ryder.

Plan to turn Shipley office into flats gets go-ahead

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: WELCOMED: Councillor Martin Love

5:32pm Monday 28th July 2014

EMPTY offices in the middle of Shipley will be given a new lease of life after a housing association was given approval to turn them into flats.

VIDEO: School sends off retiring headteacher with super cycling day

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Members from 3 Sixty Bicycle Stunt Team perform their tricks for pupils from All Saints Primary School.

4:44pm Monday 28th July 2014

A BRADFORD primary school ended its year on a high - and for the headteacher it also marked the end of her time at the school.

Youth club raises money to support member's brain tumour charities

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Members of the Friends Are Us youth group handing fundraising proceeds to Tyler

3:57pm Monday 28th July 2014

A YOUTH group based near Keighley is supporting a member who is recovering from a brain tumour.

Secret Saltaire cake club put the icing on Tour's Yorkshire Grand Depart

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Clandestine Cake Club  organiser Shirley Quarmby with her creation

3:30pm Monday 28th July 2014

A SECRET cake club has celebrated the recent Tour de France Grand Depart with cakes representing the race.

Silsden writer's new book tells of life in village during the First World War

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: WAR STORY: Primary school teacher Beverley Anne Reay

2:21pm Monday 28th July 2014

LIFE in part of the Bradford district during the First World War, as seen through the eyes of a child, is the subject of a new publication by a history group.

Pupils bid a fond farewell to Queensbury teacher Theresa after 41 years

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Theresa Battye, assistant head at Queensbury School is retiring

3:32pm Monday 28th July 2014

A LONG serving and much-loved member of staff at Queensbury School has said her emotional farewells after three and a half decades at the school.

Bradford bus driver transports athletes and spectators at Comonwealth Games

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Aftab Ahmed with his bus in Glasgow.

3:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

A Bradford bus driver is ferrying athletes, officials, spectators and the media around at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Granddad to walk 150 miles for charity that helped save grandson

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: HIKER: Muppet.

2:25pm Monday 28th July 2014

A GRANDAD is about to walk for a charity that helped save his grandson’s life.

Mythical beasts in bid to boost literacy in Bradford over summer holidays

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Summer Reading Challenge will run at libraries throughout the district to encourage children to keep reading during the holidays

12:55pm Monday 28th July 2014

MYTHICAL creatures and lost legends are helping to tackle the "literacy dip" of the school summer holiday.

Bingley Music Live's line-up for children

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Coun Andrew Thornton

12:49pm Monday 28th July 2014

A CIRCUS skills workshop and photo booth are among the other diversions on offer at this year's Bingley Music Live festival.

Green award for Riddlesden primary school

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: St Mary's Primary School pupils Paige Mullen, eight, and Faizaan Akmal, nine, show off the school's green award

7:24am Monday 28th July 2014

A PRIMARY school has been rewarded for its green credentials.

Teenage media moguls get down to business with new community magazine

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Megan Carson and James Slater, deputy editor and editor of The Local Leader

3:40pm Monday 28th July 2014

A PAIR of 16-year-olds have become the Bradford district's youngest media moguls as their magazine has now been registered as a business.

Nazim completes 10k during fast, raising £4,500

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mr Ali during Sunday's race.

3:38pm Monday 28th July 2014

A Bradford fundraiser raised over £4,000 by competing in a 10k race - during a 19 hour fast.

Campaign continues to bring English king's body back to Yorkshire

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Carol Fellingham Webb

3:36pm Monday 28th July 2014

A BATTLE to have the body of English King Richard III re-buried in York instead of Leicester is not yet over, according to a campaigner based in Cross Roads, near Keighley.

Oxenhope Community Centre gets a new roof

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: From left at the front, Craig Durkin and Sam Durkin laying the community centre's new roof tiles, alongside Martin Durkin

3:26pm Monday 28th July 2014

WORK has started on the most important part of Oxenhope Community Centre's major refurbishment programme.

Children deliver Eid gifts to bri patients

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PRESENTS: From left,  Alison Kay and Sameera Khan with some of the gifts given out at BRI to mark Eid

3:26pm Monday 28th July 2014

BRADFORD youngsters came up with their own idea to distribute Eid gifts to children who are in hospital for the celebration.

Heritage open day at Shipley Library

4:03pm Monday 28th July 2014

HISTORY buffs have been urged to share their knowledge and artefacts of Shipley, Baildon and Saltaire at an open day.

Promoted Article: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

11:00am Monday 28th July 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support. 

Bazaar stalls up for grabs

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (7242087)

5:10pm Monday 28th July 2014

PLACES are available for stalls at a community fun day and cultural bazaar in Bradford. The event will be held at Carlton Bolling College, Undercliffe Lane, on Saturday, September 20 from noon to 3pm. Attractions include face painting, body tattoos, health checks and a cultural bazaar. Anyone interested in having a stall can call Ishaq Shafiq on (01274) 431066 or email ishaq.shafiq@bradford.gov.uk.

Beer festival weekend at Oxenhope pub

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (7242087)

5:03pm Monday 28th July 2014

AN OXENHOPE pub is holding a beer festival from Thursday, July 31 until Sunday, August 3. The Bay Horse, in Upper Town, will offer 30 cask ale and ciders and on Saturday night will host live entertainment from local singer John Driver.

Boy, 9, airlifted to hospital in serious condition after water rescue

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Emergency services at the scene

2:44pm Sunday 27th July 2014

A NINE year old boy was described as "very poorly" after being dragged from the water at a Bradford area beauty spot by a firefighter then airlifted to hospital.

Cancer blood test moves closer after breakthrough by Bradford research team

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Professor Diana Anderson from Bradford University department of Life Sciences.

11:32am Sunday 27th July 2014

A WORLD-LEADING research team at the University of Bradford has made a major breakthrough that could mean patients with suspected cancer being given a simple blood test to diagnose the disease.




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 2:11am Tue 29 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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