Benefits cheat was caught working as Robbie Williams impersonator in Tenerife

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: GUILTY: Benefits cheat James Crockett, 43, leaves Bradford Crown Court

5:32am Saturday 25th October 2014

A ROBBIE Williams impersonator illegally claimed nearly £8,500 incapacity benefits while he worked in Tenerife and the UK, a judge was told.

Coroner declares find of Roman coins is treasure

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: UNCOVERED: Treasure-hunter Stephen Auker with a ring he unearthed

8:32am Saturday 25th October 2014

A CORONER has declared 110 Roman silver coins found in a Riddlesden field as treasure.

Nearly half of county's 'out of control' bonfires are in Bradford, firefighters warn

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A poster promoting the new WYFRS 'Gone in a Flash' safety campaign, warning how fireworks and bonfires can wreck lives if not used responsibly.

7:38am Saturday 25th October 2014

ALMOST half of all calls to "out of control" bonfires in West Yorkshire last year were made to fires in the Bradford district, it has been revealed.

Classic steam trains, live music and fine beer on offer as railway stages annual festival

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor John Huxley enjoys a pint during the Keighley and Worth Valley beer and music festival

6:06am Saturday 25th October 2014

Real ale fans are raising their glasses this weekend to a mouth-watering combination of classic steam trains, music and fine beer.

Painter produces historical Idle scenes

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

9:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

FOR decades, John Trueman used his artistic prowess for his painting and decorating business, but now retired, he is putting it to a different use.

Health chiefs urge 'at risk' people to get flu jabs

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: WARNING: People deemed to be 'at risk' have been urged to get vaccinated against flu

8:02am Saturday 25th October 2014

TWO out of five ‘at risk’ people failed to take up their free flu vaccination across Bradford last year.

Residents' association chairman faces backlash over construction site damage

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: ANGER: Residents with the damage caused by construction vehicles at Newill Close, West Bowling

7:47am Saturday 25th October 2014

THE chairman of a residents' association is facing a backlash from neighbours for the impact building work on his home is having.

Burglaries leave girls living in fear

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

7:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

A MOTHER and her young children have been left terrified after burglars targeted their home for the second time in six months.

More than 1,000 runners will pound Bradford's streets during biggest City Runs yet

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Teachers and Pupils from St Bede's and St Joseph's Catholic College ahead of them taking part in the Bradford City Runs

6:18am Saturday 25th October 2014

HUNDREDS of runners will be limbering up tomorrow morning to pound Bradford's streets for the biggest City Runs yet.


Bradford Telegraph and Argus: UP, UP AND AWAY:  Students at Bradford College released 100 pink balloons to help raise awareness of breast cancer

5:16am Saturday 25th October 2014

THE sky above Bradford College was turned a bright shade of pink yesterday as 100 balloons were released to raise awareness of breast cancer.

Lorry driver cleared of causing death of teenager in M62 hen party crash

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CLEARED: Kevin Ollerhead

4:13pm Friday 24th October 2014

A LORRY driver has been cleared of causing the death of an 18-year-old in a crash on the M62 between his truck and a coach taking a group of women to a hen party.

UPDATE: Man, 42, arrested on suspicion of murder following party stabbing death

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:40am Friday 24th October 2014

DETECTIVES investigating a death at a house party in Bradford have arrested a 42-year-old man on suspicion of murder.

Shipley MP Philip Davies hits out at MPs pay rise bid

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

8:08pm Friday 24th October 2014

SHIPLEY MP Philip Davies has failed in his bid to get the top boss who wants to give MPs an 11 per cent pay rise from having his contract extended.

Woman who stabbed partner to death had suffered years of abuse, court told

6:05pm Friday 24th October 2014

A MOTHER-OF-TWO killed her controlling partner with a single stab wound to the back after suffering years of humiliating sexual abuse, Leeds Crown Court heard today.

VIDEO: Council bosses ask: How do we slash spending by a third?

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: ASK THE PEOPLE: Bradford Council leader, Cllr David Green with the New Deal poster outside the City Hall as a consultation starts over  major cost savings

5:34am Friday 24th October 2014

A ROADSHOW will give people the chance to tell Bradford Council how it should cut a third of its spending.

Serving soldier admits assault by beating of his partner

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 'Out of control' nurse, 34, is found guilty of violent attacks

4:13pm Friday 24th October 2014

SERVING soldier Luke Currie has received a community sentence after admitting the assault by beating of his partner.

Stolen van recovered by police eight minutes later

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: RECOVERED: The stolen van

3:30pm Friday 24th October 2014

THIS van was recovered by police in Bradford only eight minutes after it had been stolen.

Pub plan unveiled for listed building in Bradford city centre

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A view of North Parade, with Table Decor on the immediate right of the picture

7:21am Friday 24th October 2014

PLANS have been submitted to turn a listed building in Bradford into a quality pub and eatery in an area of the city that is fast becoming a quarter for independent traders.

Man had to leave Bradford estate when posters appeared calling him a paedophile, court told

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: ACCUSED: Neil Watkin

6:48am Friday 24th October 2014

A MAN on trial accused of sexually abusing five boys had to leave Bradford's Holme Wood estate when posters appeared calling him a paedophile, a jury heard yesterday.

Great Horton man pleads guilty to reckless arson

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Crown Court

5:27pm Friday 24th October 2014

A 38-year-old man will be sentenced later after pleading guilty to arson being reckless as to whether life was endangered.

Improvement needed at two-year-old Bradford school, inspectors say

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Head Jean Watt

6:49am Friday 24th October 2014

INSPECTORS have told a Bradford school that opened just two years ago it needs to improve, but the head says many of their comments were still "encouraging" for a new school.

Police say Crossflatts rail death was not suspicious

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (7242087)

11:02am Friday 24th October 2014

THE death of a 41-year-old man from Keighley struck by a train just outside Crossflatts station yesterday is not being treated as suspicious, say police.

Warning as study finds nearly 20,000 homes in Bradford do not have smoke alarms

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Free smoke alarms are fitted by West Yorkshire Fire Service

5:32am Friday 24th October 2014

NEARLY 20,000 homes across the Bradford district have never had a smoke alarm fitted, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has revealed.

Council officials probe burning complaints against Bradford firm

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PROBE: Bradford Council is investigating complaints about the burning of a waste at Oakforest Interiors in Cooper Lane, Queensbury

8:03am Friday 24th October 2014

A FURNITURE firm in Bradford is being investigated for illegal burning.

George Galloway's outside earnings third highest of all MPs

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: HIGH EARNER: Bradford West Respect MP George Galloway

7:32am Friday 24th October 2014

GEORGE Galloway has scooped £265,350 in outside earnings in the space of 18 months – the third highest tally of any MP.

Films from Imperial War Museum to be shown in City Park

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A  still from one of the films to be shown

7:02am Friday 24th October 2014

A SELECTION of powerful films from the Imperial War Museum's collection is to be screened in Bradford's City Park.

Cullingworth man admits criminal damage and resisting arrest

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 'Out of control' nurse, 34, is found guilty of violent attacks

4:05pm Friday 24th October 2014

A 45-year-old man who caused £150 damage to raised decking and flower pots at his father's home is to be sentenced at Bradford and Keighley Magistrates' Court along with other matters.

Council refuses residents' plea to seal off road

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: BATTLE: Ray Palmer in the field in Holme Wood where boulders are temporarily in place ahead of bollards

7:52am Friday 24th October 2014

A NEIGHBOURHOOD which banded together to call for their road to be closed off have had their request refused.

Airedale Hospital's endoscopy and theatres departments opened up to the public

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Alfie Swinton helps his dad Dr Frank Swinton, a consultant anaesthetist, during the open day at Airedale Hospital's operating theatres

8:21am Friday 24th October 2014

HUNDREDS of people attended an open day staged to showcase Airedale General Hospital's endoscopy and theatre departments.

Murderer on the run after man stabbed to death at house party in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: MURDER PROBE: Evidence is collected at a crime scene in Great Horton Road

5:32am Friday 24th October 2014

A MURDERER was being hunted by police last night after a man was stabbed to death following a row at a house party in Bradford.

Riders to take the mechanical reins

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:29am Friday 24th October 2014

A NEW mechanical simulator is helping a Worth Valley charity introduce disabled people to horse riding.

Free fire safety checks in run-up to Bonfire Night

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

4:37pm Friday 24th October 2014

WEST Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service are offering free home fire safety checks in the run-up to Bonfire Night.

Six-mile walk around Cullingworth

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

3:38pm Friday 24th October 2014

GET on your walking boots for a free six-mile walk around Cullingworth on Sunday. Those who attend are urged to bring a packed lunch. Meet Barbara Walker at 10.30am at Cullingworth War Memorial, Halifax Road.

Popstar runs for best newcomer

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:37pm Friday 24th October 2014

BRADFORD popstar Melissa Steel says it felt “amazing” to be nominated for a MOBO award for her debut single.

Unlucky cat enjoys twist in fortunes

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

12:35pm Friday 24th October 2014

FUNDRAISERS at a Bradford pub have helped an injured feline to find its feet again.

Arson raid guts vehicle

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

12:33pm Friday 24th October 2014

ARSONISTS destroyed a motor home parked outside a house in Cleckheaton in an early-hours attack.

Blood donors are still needed

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

12:31pm Friday 24th October 2014

DETAILS of forthcoming blood donor sessions have been released by the NHS Blood and Transplants unit.

Firefighters raise money for hospice

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:29pm Friday 24th October 2014

COLLEAGUES of a firefighter who lost a long battle with cancer have handed a £900 cheque to a hospice in his memory.

Residents celebrate scheme's successes

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

12:26pm Friday 24th October 2014

THE success of a scheme which aims to protect older residents against doorstep crime and scams will be toasted at a celebratory event in Bradford today.

War heroes exhibition

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

12:25pm Friday 24th October 2014

A FREE exhibition will remember Cottingley’s Heroes of the First World War.

Group for men seeks members

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

12:22pm Friday 24th October 2014

AN ALL-MALE group will be celebrating International Men’s Day next month by putting on a showcase event all about itself in the hope of attracting more members.

Baker turns hobby into a profession

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:20pm Friday 24th October 2014

STARTING a new business is the icing on the cake for 45-year-old Christine Fisher.

Bus timetables to change

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

12:15pm Friday 24th October 2014

PASSENGERS have been urged to get on board for changes to the bus timetables from this weekend.

Take a walk to support society fund

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:14pm Friday 24th October 2014

PEOPLE still have a chance to sign up for an event this Saturday to help people with dementia.

Learn how to bloom in winter

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Not much has changed with plants in the last 100 years, but there have been many changes in gardening since the RHS Chelsea Flower Show started in 1913

12:07pm Friday 24th October 2014

GREEN-fingered folk have been urged to get the best from the garden in winter at Cartwright Hall and Art Gallery on Sunday.

Enjoy a trek

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

12:04pm Friday 24th October 2014

A FOUR-and-a-half-mile trek around Airedale will be held on Tuesday, November 18. Meet Eddie Nash at the Wesley Place pay and display car park, in Silsden, at 10.30am.

Assault victim is stable

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:02pm Friday 24th October 2014

A MAN whose skull was fractured in a vicious assault in Bradford city centre is believed to be out of danger.

Trust signs up for new NHS scheme

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:58am Friday 24th October 2014

BRADFORD Teaching Hospitals has taken up Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt’s call for NHS organisations to join a new patient safety initiative aimed at saving up to 6,000 lives over its three year campaign.

Brass band to play a festive gig

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:55am Friday 24th October 2014

THE world famous Brighouse and Rastrick Band, (pictured) returns to The Kings Hall, Ilkley on Sunday, December 7when they perform under the baton of the leading composer Paul Lovatt-Cooper.

Activities for the children

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

11:48am Friday 24th October 2014

SPORT, drama, music and jewellery-making will be among activities at a half-term play scheme in Bradford next week.

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 10:23am Sat 25 Oct 14

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

- No Schools Closed Today - (link)

Bradford City Council 10:23am Sat 25 Oct 14

- No Schools Closed Today -

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