Live Breaking today

2:33pm Friday 10th January 2014

Breaking news

Minute-by-minute Live blog: City v Northampton

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The City team are in full party mode

12:18pm Saturday 18th May 2013

Live coverage from Wembley Stadium as Bradford City face Northampton Town in the League Two play-off final

Bradford Science Festival bids to open new horizons for youngsters

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Which Way Is Up – Inspirational Science Theatre Company

9:00am Thursday 13th September 2012

The Bradford Science Festival gets under way next month, and the organisers have just unveiled their special programme for schools and young people.

MPs call for cap on slot machines

8:00am Wednesday 25th July 2012

Calls by MPs for local authorities to be allowed to permit betting shops to operate more than four high-stake gaming machines have been criticised by Bradford Council.

‘I had £32,000 gambling debt’

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Temptation: more shops have games machines

12:00pm Wednesday 18th July 2012

A local man has spoken out about how his addiction to online gambling led to massive debt problems.

Public back call for law change over betting shop plans

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Council leader Dave Green

9:10am Saturday 14th July 2012

A survey asking people their opinions on betting shops has added further weight to the Telegraph & Argus Beat the Betting Blight campaign.

Traders back T&A's Bradford bookies campaign

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The corner of Broadway and Bank Street showing various bookmakers

8:50am Friday 13th July 2012

City centre traders are backing the Telegraph & Argus’s new campaign for a change in the law to help stop our streets becoming over-run with gambling outlets.

MPs back call for better retail mix

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Betting shops in Bradford

7:00am Thursday 12th July 2012

The majority of the district’s MPs have backed a Telegraph & Argus campaign for a change in the law to help restrict the number of betting shops in Bradford.

Church leaders in Bradford back T&A campaign to Beat the Betting Blight

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Chris Howson has backed our Beat the Betting Blight campaign

7:10am Wednesday 11th July 2012

The City centre mission priest has backed the Telegraph & Argus’s Beat the Betting Blight campaign, launched to make it more difficult for bookies to set up shop in Bradford.

Bid to halt invasion of betting shops in Bradford

7:00am Tuesday 10th July 2012

Bradford Council is looking to take direct action to stop parts of the city centre becoming overrun by betting shops after further concerns were sparked by the opening of another bookmakers in Bradford.

Stop this gambling with our city's future

11:06am Tuesday 10th July 2012

Today the T&A is launching a new campaign for a change in the law to help stop the proliferation of gambling outlets which is blighting our city and town centres.

Bid for change of use of Bradford shop was rejected

9:40am Tuesday 10th July 2012

Earlier this year BetFred lost an appeal over its plans to take over the former Woolwich bank building on Kirkgate.

Call for Bradford action to stop bookies' ‘clustering’

7:40am Tuesday 10th July 2012

The Local Government Association, which represents councils in England and Wales, wants local authorities to be given more powers to prevent clustering of certain types of premises on the high street.

MPs and Mary Portas wanting a change on bookmakers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Retail guru Mary Portas

7:10am Tuesday 10th July 2012

A Private Members’ BIll was presented to Parliament in July last year which would have made provision for local people and local authorities to have more power to stand up to the number of betting shops in their area.


Essential Links

Local Information

Enter your postcode, town or place name

House prices »   Schools »   Crime »   Hospitals »


About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree