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Plans for Bradford student flats are turned down

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The new plan

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Major plans for a tower block of student flats behind the Alhambra Theatre and Odeon building have been refused by planners because they would “detract from the character and appearance” of the area.

1,196 Bradford pupils miss out on first choice of primary school

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Ralph Berry

6:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Nearly 1,200 children in the Bradford district have been told they will not be going to their first-choice primary school in September.

Objections lodged to Shipley College's £1.9million building plan

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Objections lodged to Shipley College's £1.9million building plan

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Plans by Shipley College to build a £1.9 million building in Saltaire have come under fire from critics as far apart as English Heritage and an architect in Pittsburgh, US.

Saltaire firm helps students learn about architecture

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Director Linda Hollings

7:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

A Saltaire-based company has opened its doors to inspire the future generation of architects.

Bradford MP David Ward welcomes new student loan proposals for Muslims

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: David Ward

8:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

David Ward, MP for Bradford East, has welcomed the Government’s announcement that it is consulting on the proposals for an alternative student finance product to ensure all young Muslim students have the opportunity to go to university.

School bands are class acts

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: AMP winners The Rook from Shipley College

8:25am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A music competition getting young people involved in every facet of the industry has proved a resounding success, and organisers hope it will return bigger and better next year.

Queensbury School pupils to name homes site

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ross Clarkson with pupils at Queensbury School who were asked to name the new Bellway development

9:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

Pupils at a Bradford secondary school have been asked to help name a new housing estate being built on farmland in their village.

Grace Academy is on track to open next September

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An artist’s impresssion of how the proposed of Fenby Avenue Academy will look

6:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

A £15 million school, called Grace Academy, will be the next major school building project in Bradford and is on track to open in September 2015.

More than 30 new members sign up for Keighley mosque Scout group

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: More than 30 new members sign up for Keighley mosque Scout group

10:44am Wednesday 9th April 2014

More than 30 young people and seven leaders have been invested into the Scout movement after the launch of a new group based at the Madinah mosque in Keighley.

Keighley head teacher set for 'monster' job in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lawrence Bentley outside Holy Family School, where he was a classroom teacher in the 1980s

9:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

A head teacher will be stepping down from his post to take on a new role as head of the country’s biggest Catholic school in Bradford.

Bradford school gets top marks - and is aiming even higher

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Luke Sparkes, principal of Dixons Trinity Academy (below)

7:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

A city centre Bradford school that opened a little over 18 months ago is celebrating being named the first of its type to be classed as Outstanding by government inspectors.

Bradford NHS staff help out at Bankfoot Primary School

2:00pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

NHS staff in Bradford have been helping a primary school sort out their library books as part of their community outreach work.

Skipton pupils enjoy singing and signing

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Skipton pupils enjoy singing and signing

11:53am Tuesday 8th April 2014

Two Skipton schools came together for a morning of signing and singing.

South Craven School teams debate image issues

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Elliot Whitehead, Hannah Goldblum and Emily Cramby

11:46am Tuesday 8th April 2014

Image issues have secured public speaking teams from South Craven School, Cross Hills, a place in the regional finals of a competition.

Children enjoy a century of music

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Long Preston Primary School’s Eliza Mandziuk, Leo Walkden, Charlotte Mellin, Laura Birrell, Oliver Struh, Luke Beresford and Isobel Birrell

11:59am Tuesday 8th April 2014

A whole century of music was explored by children at Long Preston school to round off their term’s theme of “A Century to Remember”.

Menston student to climb Mount Kilimanjaro for Meningitis Research Foundation

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: India Shaw

10:00am Sunday 6th April 2014

A Menston student has set herself the challenge of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for Meningitis Research Foundation (MRF).

Junior Witter is backing Bradford's Carlton Bolling School dance-box project

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Junio Witter

12:00pm Saturday 5th April 2014

The worlds of boxing and dance will come together for a ground-breaking new project at a Bradford school later this month.

Riddlesden St Mary’s Primary School pupils learn to Bike It

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Joining in the cycling session with Emily Groves, of Sustrans, are Riddlesden St Mary’s Primary School pupils (from left) Sanya Adrees, Sophie Newton, Mahdiya Khan and Ibrahim Nazir

12:00pm Saturday 5th April 2014

Children at Riddlesden St Mary’s Primary School are getting on their bikes – and scooters – and loving it!

Bolling Hall Museum library celebrates successful first year

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Librarian Dara Muranka  getting ready for the opening of the library at Bolling Hall last year

12:48pm Friday 4th April 2014

Visitors to one of the district’s newest public libraries have helped numbers at the museum in which it is housed jump by 20 per cent in its first year of opening.

Higher education brings £5 billion a year to Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Professor Brian Cantor

7:00am Thursday 3rd April 2014

Higher education institutions in the region, including Bradford University, generated more than £5 billion in economic impact during a one-year period, according to figures published today.

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