Up to 100 children in Bradford at risk of sexual grooming, experts warn

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Professor Nick Frost, independent chairman of Bradford Safeguarding Children Board

6:03am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

UP to 100 children in the Bradford district are at risk of being groomed or sexually exploited, a new report has revealed.

Vital witness sought to Bradford street attack which left man, 30, critically injured

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police guard a cordon in Hollybank Road, Great Horton

5:32am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

MURDER squad detectives are urgently seeking a vital witness to a vicious assault on a Bradford street, which has left the victim fighting for life.

Boss of Bradford newsagents appears in court charged with supplying so-called legal highs

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pervez Abbas

6:40am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

THE BOSS of a Bradford newsagents will appear at crown court later this month on charges of supplying so-called legal highs.

Creditors owed £2m by collapse of Bradford Bulls Holdings, new report reveals

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: REPORT: Brendan Guilfoyle, joint liquidator of Bradford Bulls Holdings

6:32am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A DEFUNCT Bradford Bulls company owes creditors £2 million a year on from when it went into liquidation, a new report reveals.

Film classic gets new lease of life on stage

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Singing in the rain cast outside the Alhambra theatre

7:55am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

IT RANKS among the classics of cinema's history and now Singin' In The Rain has been re-invented as a stage show which is expected to capture the hearts of audiences at the Alhambra Theatre in Bradford.

VIDEO: Volunteers face £5,000 bill after 'devastating' break-in at village hall

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cllr Carol Thirkill, chairman of the Clayton Village Hall Community Association, stands at one of the doors damaged by burglars.

7:42am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

VOLUNTEERS have spoken of their devastation after thieves broke into a village hall causing £5,000 worth of damage.

Police 'fully support' sale of former Bingley Magistrates' Court

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Shipley MP Philip Davies

8:07am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

WEST Yorkshire's top police officer has personally assured Shipley MP Philip Davies that the force is fully behind the sale of the old Bingley Magistrates' Court.

Workmen provide boost for boy battling cancer for the second time

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: COMPUTER BOOST: Shane Edwards (middle) is given a Nintendo Wii games console by Advanced Unblock co-owners Scott Holt (left)  and Nicky Gill (right).

7:35am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

AN eight-year-old Bradford boy battling cancer for a second time has been given a boost by kind-hearted workmen, as fundraising continues for him.

Families speak of their terror after fire damages three cars outside their Bradford homes

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A fire in Heaton Road in Bradford damaged three cars

6:38am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

FAMILIES have told of their terror after three cars went up in flames outside their front doors on a road in Bradford.

Woman in tears in witness box as she tells jury how Bradford doctor sexually abused her

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

5:34pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A WOMAN who alleges a doctor sexually abused her 30 years ago when she was a young girl broke down in the witness box at Bradford Crown Court as she insisted she was telling the truth.

Two women householders fight off trio of burglars

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: APPEAL: Detective Inspector Neil Benstead

1:58pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

TWO women forced three burglars to flee empty-handed during a night-time raid at a house in Bradford.

VIDEO: Three cars damaged in arson attack in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A fire in Heaton Road in Bradford damaged three cars

10:19am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

One car was destroyed and two others were damaged in an arson attack in Bradford today.

Sunday school teacher denies sex assaults on child

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: John Laister leaving Bradford Crown Court.

5:28am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A SUNDAY school teacher subjected a young churchgoer to repeated sexual assaults as he read stories to a room of children, a Bradford jury was told.

E-fit of suspect released after Bradford robbery

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:19pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Police have released an e-fit of a suspect following a robbery in Bradford.

War of words in Bradford over welfare of animals at circus

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Circus Mondao's camels Sabia (left) and Kashmer are preparing for an upcoming show

7:36am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A CIRCUS coming to a site in Thornton has defended itself against claims made by a Bradford animal rights group over the welfare of its animals.

Dedicate a tree to create a lasting tribute to those who lived and served during the First World War

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:30am Wednesday 6th August 2014

Over the next four years, the Woodland Trust will be commemorating the centenary of the First World War by planting millions of trees across the country – and you have the chance to create a lasting tribute to those who lived and served during the war.

Leeds Bradford Airport's new Dublin service to open up transatlantic travel

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Leeds Bradford Airport's aviation development director, Tony Hallwood, at the announcement.

2:43pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A NEW air link to Ireland designed to boost transatlantic travel has been announced at Leeds Bradford Airport.

Bradford Council criticised for withdrawing recycling wagon from a Bradford suburb

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Binmen caught on camera appearing to put rubbish and recycling into the same section of a refuse truck.

7:41am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

BRADFORD Council has attracted criticism after withdrawing a recycling wagon from an inner-city area of Bradford where recycling levels are low.

Sewage pollution hotspots in Bradford targeted as part of £300m Yorkshire Water investment

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CLEAN-UP: A Yorkshire Water worker carries out some of the pipe jetting work at a pollution 'hotspot'

6:34pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

TWO areas in Bradford will be targeted as part of a £300 million project by Yorkshire Water to prevent future incidents of sewage pollution.

Helpful neighbour Zena, 86, is nominated for Community Stars award

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

10:55am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

"ZENA is the best neighbour you can imagine.” Rais Hasan used this description when he nominated Zena Mozil for a good neighbour award within their Shipley community.

Tributes paid following death of man who helped save Bradford Synagogue from closure

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ken Fabian getting ready for an open day at Bowland Street Synagogue in 2011

8:56am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A MAN of faith who helped to save Bradford Synagogue from closure has died aged 76.

Bradford grandmother outlives cancer prognosis to raise funds for disabled relative

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Diane Harrison from Horton Bank Top is to raise funds for her relative, who has brain damage

8:32am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A BRADFORD grandmother who has outlived a doctor's cancer prognosis says she is too busy to die because she is raising funds to help send a disabled relative to China.

Residents 'shocked' after man critically injured on their street in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police guard a cordon in Hollybank Road, Great Horton

7:09am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A MAN is fighting for his life in hospital after an altercation in a Bradford street in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Bradford doctor sexually abused girl at his home and in hospital staff quarters, court told

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

7:03am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A BRADFORD doctor repeatedly sexually abused a girl at his home and in staff quarters at Airedale General Hospital, a jury has heard.

Shipley MP demands cut in fuel duty

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (9933062)

4:03pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

AN MP is demanding the price at the pumps be slashed to help the economy.

Digger gives Cullingworth pub regulars an Ice Bucket Challenge drenching

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Regulars at the George Hotel in Cullingworth get a soaking

1:14pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

REGULARS at a Cullingworth pub took part in an ice bucket challenge with a big difference.

Work on new £6.3m Airedale Hospital Emergency Department on schedule

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Airedale Hospital medical director Karl Mainprize, left, joins building manager Gavin Redfern of Willmott Dixon as work progresses on the accident and emergency site

6:29am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A NEW £6.3 million emergency department at Airedale General Hospital is on schedule to open before the winter.

Eight construction apprentices start work with Incommunities

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: New construction apprentices at Incommunities

4:56pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

EIGHT construction apprentices have started on the road to new careers with Bradford-based social housing provider Incommunities.

Riddlesden Scouts launch 'design a flag' competition

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Riddlesden Scouts' young leader Dafydd Jones

1:21pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

RIDDLESDEN Scouts have launched a competition to design a new flag for their village.

Airedale Hospital volunteers thanked for their help

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: From left, matron Denise Todd, New Venture chairman Mike Yates, Airedale NHS Foundation Trust chairman Michael Luger, Friends of Airedale chairman Eileen Proud, foundation trust chief executive Bridget Fletcher

1:10pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

AIREDALE Hospital hosted an event to thank its hundreds of volunteers.

Keighley football tournament helps victims of fighting in Gaza

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Winning team BACCA, with event organisers Fulzar Ahmed (far left) Aroj Ali (second from right) and Nesar Ali (far right)

12:19pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A SEVEN-A-SIDE football tournament in Keighley raised £1,500 to help victims of fighting in the Gaza Strip.

New school curriculum set to aid Bradford's 'modern pupils'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:24am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

WITH most of the district’s schoolchildren returning to their desks this week after summer holidays, many will be learning a new curriculum that includes computer coding for primary school children and a stronger focus on British writers.

Historic mile stone returned to its rightful place between Bradford and Halifax

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Barbara Roberts, Beryl Robinson and Norah McWilliam with the newly re-installed milestone at Scarlet Heights, Queensbury

7:49am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A PIECE of Queensbury's past has been returned to its rightful place - almost exactly at the half way point between Bradford and Halifax.

Christeyns colleagues help West Bowling wildlife garden

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The team from Christeyns

2:20pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

LOCAL wildlife and insects stand a better chance of survival this winter thanks to a volunteer team from Bradford laundry and chemical manufacturing company Christeyns.

City centre bistro receives first gold award in new healthy eating scheme

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Shelia Philpott, Cllr Slater and Forsters' general manager Marc Philpott.

4:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A CITY centre bistro has clinched the first gold award in a new kitemark scheme to promote healthy eating.

Warning to keep cars locked following thefts from Oakworth vehicles

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

2:20pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THEFTS from vehicles in the Worth Valley could be avoided if more people remember to lock their cars, according to a police officer.

Former bankers 'living the dream' after opening fairytale tea room

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:21am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

TAKING tea under a fluffy cloud-strewn sky sounds too magical to be true.

Mother loses 10 stone and turns her life around

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:18am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE death of her great grandmother prompted Nicola Barker to put her life into perspective.

Keighley Stroke Group meeting

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

7:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

KEIGHLEY Stroke Group will stage its next weekly meeting tomorrow.

Clean-up and litter pick in Fagley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

6:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

GREEN-fingered folk have been urged to join in a clean-up and litter pick in Fagley tomorrow. The event will be held at 2pm with Neighbourhood Service staff and residents urged to take part to boost community spirit.

VIDEO: Police called to reports of £50,000 gunpoint robbery in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A police cordon in Buck Street after reports of a robbery

5:17pm Monday 1st September 2014

DETECTIVES are hunting a man after an alleged £50,000 gunpoint robbery in Bradford.

UPDATED: Man critical in hospital after assault in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:17am Monday 1st September 2014

POLICE have cordoned off part of Hollybank Road, Great Horton, after an assault.

28 men arrested in Keighley grooming gang probe

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:00am Monday 1st September 2014

NEARLY 30 men have been arrested as police in Keighley investigate claims of child sexual exploitation by an alleged grooming gang.

Buyers 'priced out' of homes market as wages fail to keep up in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:00am Monday 1st September 2014

SERIOUS concerns over the affordability of housing in Bradford emerged today following the release of research which reveals a widening gap between property prices and earnings in the city.

Bradford man charged with sale of so-called 'legal highs'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford and Keighley Magistrates' Court

12:01pm Monday 1st September 2014

A BRADFORD man is due to appear before Magistrates tomorrow after being charged with a number of offences relating to the sale of so-called 'legal highs'.

10 of Bradford's coolest Ice Bucket Challenges

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:50pm Monday 1st September 2014

With the Ice Bucket Challenge craze sweeping the nation, Bradford celebrities, teams and businesses have got involved to help raise money for charities. Here are just a few of Bradford's best drenchings...

VIDEO: Loose horses cause problems for families using a Bradford park

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Abdul Rasaq, a local resident, with Cllr Mohammed Shafiq and resident Mansha Iqbal, with horse droppings left in Bradford Moor Park

6:21pm Monday 1st September 2014

FAMILIES using a Bradford park are having to contend with loose horses and their droppings, a worried councillor has said.

CCTV image released after ticket collector is threatened at Bradford Forster Square

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A CCTV image released by police

12:11pm Monday 1st September 2014

POLICE have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to after a ticket collector at Bradford Forster Square train station was abused and threatened.

Bradford mum raises awareness of teenage daughter's little-known condition

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: RARE: Shelby Clough, 16, who suffers from the little-known condition familial periodic hypokalemic paralysis, with her mother Joanne

6:32am Monday 1st September 2014

WHEN Shelby Clough fell out of bed one morning her mum thought it was a prank to avoid school - but it turned out to be a sinister sign of a rare genetic illness that now rules the teenager's world.

Campaigners issue call to arms to save Bingley's swimming pool

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: UNDER THREAT: Bingley  Pool

5:32am Monday 1st September 2014

SAVE Bingley swimming pool campaigners are urging people to sign up and be counted when a Bradford Council consultation roadshow rolls into town on Wednesday.




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 9:23am Wed 3 Sep 14

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

(Partial Closure) Green Lane Primary School (link)

Bradford City Council 6:07pm Tue 2 Sep 14

Nursery building closed for Health & Safety reasons due to unfinished electrical works by the Council. Parents of…

(Full Closure) Westminster CE Primary School (link)

Bradford City Council 6:07pm Tue 2 Sep 14

Closed due to delayed completion of building works on site.School will open for the start of the new academic year on…

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