Labour becomes first party in 15 years to take full control of Bradford Council

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Members of Bradford Council's Labour group celebrate with Rizwana Jamil (centre), who won the Bowling and Barkerend seat

5:01pm Friday 23rd May 2014

Labour has clinched full control of Bradford Council by a whisker – the first time one party has had a majority for 15 years.

Live UPDATE: Labour takes control of Bradford Council

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The election results count at Richard Dunn Sports Centre

12:04pm Friday 23rd May 2014

LIVE RESULTS Ballot papers are now being counted at Richard Dunn Sports Centre and Keighley Leisure Centre. Results are expected to begin coming in early to mid-afternoon

Fears of violence and intimidation in Bradford on polling day prove unfounded

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: There was a heavy police presence at the polling station in Haworth Road Bradford

11:05am Friday 23rd May 2014

Polling day passed relatively peacefully yesterday, despite concerns over potential violence or intimidation on the streets.

Police out to beat voting-day heavies in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Candidates set to contest council elections in Keighley district

11:58am Thursday 22nd May 2014

Police will be out in force today to try to combat intimidation and fraud at the local and European elections.

Bradford councillor's election leaflet ‘amounts to a bribe’

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A canvassing leaflet offering free solar panels by 2017

12:10pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

A canvassing leaflet offering free solar panels by 2017 has been reported to the authorities amid claims it breaches election law.

Galloway: It's time to axe votes by post

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: MP George Galloway

12:02pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

A Bradford MP has called for postal voting to be scrapped, claiming it was “wide open to manipulation and fraud”.

‘Defamed’ Bradford politicians: We are suing

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: George Galloway MP

12:44pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

Two opposing political figures are taking legal action against each other for defamation.

Candidates set to contest council elections in Keighley district

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Candidates set to contest council elections in Keighley district

3:20pm Tuesday 29th April 2014

A total of 43 candidates are set to contest 10 council seats in district council elections in and around Keighley this month.

Bradford Council election count to be held day after polls

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ballots being checked at a previous Bradford Council election count

5:30pm Monday 28th April 2014

Two of Bradford’s political groups have spoken of their disappointment that this year’s election count will not be held overnight.

Candidates named for City Hall seats

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford City Hall where the Council is owed £27m in unpaid council tax

7:00am Saturday 26th April 2014

The names of the 142 candidates competing for just 31 seats on Bradford Council have been revealed.

Craven by-election will fill seat after councillor’s death

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Former Craven ward councillor Michael Kelly, whose seat will be contested during a by-election on May 22

8:00am Friday 11th April 2014

A by-election will be held in Craven ward next month to fill a vacancy left by the death of a district councillor.

‘Disillusioned’ Wharfedale councillor to step down over housing

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Anti-Tesco group gets formal inquiry role

9:42am Thursday 10th April 2014

A Wharfedale ward councillor and former passenger transport head has announced he will not stand for re-election next month.

Ukip targets council seats and Tory leader

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Coun Glen Miller

8:10am Friday 28th March 2014

Political party UKIP has its sights firmly set on Bradford Council at the next elections.

Retiring councillor Valerie Binney ‘a tower of strength’

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Valerie Binney

7:00am Wednesday 26th March 2014

Warm tributes have been paid to a long-standing councillor who is stepping aside at the next election.


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