Carers across Bradford welcome pioneering smartphone app

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CARER: Joyce Hardaker, who described the app as a "Godsend"

5:32am Monday 20th October 2014

A SMARTPHONE app aimed at transforming the lives of carers, and the health and well-being of loved ones they look after, is being pioneered in the district.

Gardener's giant leap for charity funds

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

1:10pm Monday 20th October 2014

AN AIREDALE Hospital gardener took a huge leap for charity – by jumping out of an aeroplane.

Start learning sign language

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

1:07pm Monday 20th October 2014

SIGN up for a sign language workshop for carers in Shipley. Makaton Workshop for Carers will be held at Disability Advice Bradford, Dockfield Road on Tuesday, October 28, between 9.30am and 11.30am.

Musical night to help drum up donations

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

1:06pm Monday 20th October 2014

A FUNDRAISING night of music and song will take place at Victoria Hall, Saltaire, on Friday, October 24, from 7.30pm.

VIDEO: Saltaire Day of Dance raises £3,000

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Maria Sitnikova enjoys the Argentinian Tango

3:27pm Sunday 19th October 2014

RESIDENTS quick-stepped their way through 38 dance, music and song workshops as part of a fundraising Day of Dance in Saltaire.

First steps taken to make Bingley 'walker friendly'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: BEST FOOT FORWARD: Volunteers trying to get Walkers Are Welcome status for Bingley are, (from left), Sue Dennis, Ros Dawson, and Christine McCabe

5:03pm Sunday 19th October 2014

A NEW group is putting Bingley's best foot forward by aiming to achieve Walkers Are Welcome status in a bid to draw ramblers into the town.

Deputy Lord Mayor rails against Council plans to curb memorial trees and benches

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PROTEST: The Deputy Lord Mayor of Bradford, Cllr Roger L'Amie, beside a memorial bench on Baildon Moor

9:32am Saturday 18th October 2014

CONTROVERSIAL plans to curb the number of memorial benches and trees installed in natural settings across the district have come under fire from the Deputy Lord Mayor of Bradford.

Inquest opened into death of driver who died in Eldwick crash

11:11am Friday 17th October 2014

AN INQUEST has opened and adjourned into the death of a 38-year-old man who died after his sports car collided with a parked lorry and smashed into trees on a moorland road near High Eldwick, Bingley.

Menston student at national rugby launch

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Megan Casey (fourth from right) at the launch of  'This is England Women’.

10:20am Friday 17th October 2014

A MENSTON school's rugby ambassador was invited to attend a prestigious Rugby Football Union’s Women and Girls Strategy launch at the House of Commons.

Fault causes energy-saving street lamps to burn day and night

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: BURNING BRIGHT: Councillor Val Townend with one of the energy-saving street lamps which are on day and night due to a fault

5:35pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A DOZEN high-tech street lamps designed to save energy have been burning brightly day and night along a major Baildon street.

Dance fans invited to join hundreds at annual Saltaire gig

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Selina Johal and Yohann Le Grand demonstrate The Tango at a previous Saltaire Day of Dance

4:34pm Thursday 16th October 2014

DANCE fans are invited to a charity event packed with workshops, lessons and high-kicking fun at the 41st Saltaire Day of Dance this Saturday.

Award-winning Saltaire garden featured horse sculpture

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Vicki Burdall and son Charley with their dog Cassy in the winning garden as part of the Saltaire Open Gardens Trail

3:47pm Thursday 16th October 2014

THE winning garden in this year's Saltaire Open Gardens Trail was praised for creating “a relaxing and welcoming space” with a “clever use of found and recycled materials”.

Police appeal after stolen car dumped

12:36pm Thursday 16th October 2014

TWO men who stole a car in Bingley and dumped it less than a quarter of a mile away are being hunted by police.

Woman plucked from Leeds-Liverpool Canal dies

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

3:32pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A WOMAN who was plucked from the Leeds and Liverpool Canal in Saltaire on Sunday has died. Police said the 57-year-old, of Keighley, who has not yet been named, died at Bradford Royal Infirmary.

Man who died in High Eldwick crash named by police

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police closed Otley Road near Dick Hudsons pub, after the fatal collision

1:50pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A 38-YEAR-OLD man who died after his sports car collided with a parked lorry and smashed into trees on a moorland road near Bingley has been named by police.

Tackling crime and promoting community safety new priorities for Baildon Town Council

8:01pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A PLAN for improvements to life in Baildon will now be updated after a successful survey of residents' views by the town council.

Keighley councillor returns to Bosnia with University Academy Keighley students

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Coun Adrian Farley

5:44pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

SCHOOL students from the district will travel to Bosnia as part of a delegation led by local councillor Adrian Farley.

Shipley bus lane catches out eight drivers a day

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Teacher Tim Clarke stands at the entrance to the bus lane in Shipley which has caught over 3,000 drivers in a year.

6:02am Tuesday 14th October 2014

DRIVERS who stray into a Shipley bus lane are being caught at a rate of eight a day, new figures reveal.

Thinking outside the box for website helps Shipley packaging firm

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Andrew Woodhead MD of ASC Direct has seen a rise in homeworkers using their products

11:33am Tuesday 14th October 2014

BRITAIN'S growing army of home workers is providing a boost for a Shipley-based packaging company which is predicting sales growth in its online sales of around 20 per cent over the next 12 months.

Mozaic string band set for Saltaire performance

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mozaic are playing Saltaire's Victoria Hall.

4:37pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

GLOBAL string band Mozaic are coming to Saltaire's Victoria Hall on Friday, October 17.

Young tenants put housing group in the picture with art wall

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The young people outside The Quays in Shipley

11:37am Tuesday 14th October 2014

YOUNG tenants with Incommunities enjoyed helping to create a big picture wall and giving their views on where they live.

Teenager needed treatment after assault

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: INQUIRY: Police have appealed for information about the nightclub attack

4:29pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A TEENAGER was assaulted in the aftermath of an apparent road rage incident in Shipley and police are now appealing for information.

Woman in critical condition after canal rescue

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: INQUIRY: Police have appealed for information about the nightclub attack

4:05pm Monday 13th October 2014

A 57-YEAR-old woman remains in a critical condition after being rescued from the canal in Saltaire.

Petition calling for new Bingley town council launched at public meeting

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Members of Bingley Community Council Group signing the petition for a new Bingley Town Council ( L to R standing): Jim Hinchliffe, Alan Josephs, Dr John Findlay, Norman Roper (L to R seated) Kate Hustler, Maureen Carney, Jackie Church, Ros Dawson, Terry B

6:06am Monday 13th October 2014

A PETITION calling for a new Bingley town council has been launched at a public meeting at Bingley Arts Centre attended by around 140 people.

Primary school pupils meet characters from the past

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Alex Fellowes brings the ancient Greek world to pupils at Wilsden Primary School (11267357)

5:11pm Monday 13th October 2014

WILSDEN children met a host of people from the past during a special week at the village school.

Primary school pupils meet characters from the past

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Alex Fellowes brings the ancient Greek world to pupils at Wilsden Primary School (11267357)

5:08pm Monday 13th October 2014

WILSDEN children met a host of people from the past during a special week at the village school.

Massai warriors from Africa to perform in 'enthralling' concert

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (7242087)

4:18pm Monday 13th October 2014

A GROUP of Maasai warriors will perform an 'enthralling and exciting' concert in Shipley later this month.

Injury forces Wilsden motorcycle racer to pull out of charity marathon run

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Nick Matthews and Andrew Lund

12:41pm Friday 10th October 2014

INJURY forced a Wilsden motorcycle racer to pull out of running for charity in the Berlin Marathon.

Disco saved by youngster needs volunteers in order to survive

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Debbie Davies accepts a petition to stop Baildon youth disco from closing from Rozee Cassidy.

11:01am Friday 10th October 2014

A FISTFUL of fun-loving volunteers are desperately needed to save a much-loved children's disco which has entertained families for decades

Coffee morning at church

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Zombies to pack shopping in Otley supermarket fundraiser

12:49pm Friday 10th October 2014

A coffee morning will be held in the Family Room at St Saviour’s Church, Harden, on Saturday, October 18, between 10am and noon.

VIDEO: How Amy is baring all to raise alopecia awareness with charity calendar role

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:38am Tuesday 7th October 2014

IT WAS while sitting in a hairdressing salon, staring at her reflection in the mirror, that Amy Johnson first saw herself as completely bald.

Pair sentenced for councillor attack which led to nightmares

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: SENTENCED: Nathaniel Rhodes leaving Bradford Crown Court at an earlier hearing

5:34am Tuesday 7th October 2014

A COUNCILLOR suffered nightmares after he was beaten up in the street for reprimanding a group of youths for anti-social behaviour, Bradford Crown Court heard.

Police trying to trace owner of roaming horses

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

1:49pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

POLICE are trying to find the owners of five horses horses found roaming in a country lane.

Group to petition Bradford Council in attempt to save trees on historic street

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Vanessa Pilny ,chair of the Saltaire Village Society ,stands with the trees  which are about to be removed from Victoria Road.

4:10pm Monday 6th October 2014

CAMPAIGNERS fighting to save trees which line a historic street in the village of Saltaire are gearing up to make their case at a crucial meeting.

Proposal for new Bingley council is up for debate at meeting

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: MP Philip Davies

4:07pm Monday 6th October 2014

PEOPLE can have their say on a proposal to form a new local council to cover the Bingley area at a meeting tomorrow evening.

Village's First World War heroes to be remembered in exhibition

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

4:07pm Monday 6th October 2014

COTTINGLEY'S First World War heroes will be honoured with an exhibition in the village's Cornerstone Centre next month.

Owners call time on Bingley climbing centre business

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Barn climbing centre at Crossflatts, which has closed

7:02pm Friday 3rd October 2014

THE owners of a climbing wall centre in Bingley which closed due lease changes have revealed they will not reopen the business elsewhere.

VIDEO: 'Poo power' project unveiled at Esholt water treatment works

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: INVESTMENT: An aerial view of the Esholt water treatment site

12:03am Friday 3rd October 2014

AN UPGRADED plant which turns 'poo into power' was formally unveiled today at the Esholt water treatment works in Bradford.

Thieves target school minibuses at rugby tournament

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

4:40pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

SCHOOL rugby teams competing in a tournament had laptops, computer tablets, phones and even their uniforms stolen by thieves who raided minibuses while they played.

New era for carers' charity as it wins £3m contract to expand its work

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: DELIGHT: Carers' Resource director Anne Smyth

5:05pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

A CHARITY has been awarded a £3 million contract to help locate 'hidden' carers in the Bradford district.

Plans for restaurant conversion at Shipley pub are rejected

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

2:21pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

PLANS to turn an empty Shipley pub into a restaurant and offices have been refused by Bradford Council.

Route and timetable changes for airport bus services take place next month

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Martin Love

6:34pm Monday 29th September 2014

CHANGES are to take place next month on airport bus services which include timetable alterations to better suit flight times as well as shift patterns of airport employees.

Patients in Bradford to be given control of healthcare budgets

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Carers' Resource is one of two charities operating the scheme across Bradford

7:04am Monday 29th September 2014

BRADFORD residents with complex medical needs will have the option to take over their own healthcare budget from this week in a development which promises an improved quality of life.

Rural communities could lose out in Bradford's children's centre shake-up, claim Tories

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cllr Malcolm Sykes

8:02am Monday 29th September 2014

CONCERNS have been raised that a shake-up of Bradford's network of children's centres will leave the district's rural areas at a disadvantage.

Shipley MP Philip Davies insists he has no plans to follow MP pal by defecting to UKIP

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Shipley MP Philip Davies

10:30pm Sunday 28th September 2014

SHIPLEY MP Philip Davies tonight said he would “continue to work” with a Tory MP who has switched to UKIP – while insisting he had no plans to copy him.

Interests mounts as waste tip in Bingley goes on market

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: FOR SALE: The waste transfer site, Hill Top Works, Bingley, on sale for £390,000. Picture courtesy of Flythru

5:03pm Sunday 28th September 2014

BUYING up an old landfill might not appeal to many people, but it seems one such site is attracting a surprising amount of interest.

MP organises over-65s fair to assist pensioners

2:57pm Friday 26th September 2014

PENSIONERS are expected to benefit from an 'Over 65s Fair' which brings together under one roof key organisations which provide services for those in that age group.

Shipley doctor backs new health guidelines to save £11.2m

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: ADVICE: Dr Matt Fay from Westcliffe Medical Centre, Shipley

5:45pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A SHIPLEY doctor has backed new national health guidelines which could save the NHS more than £11 million a year.

Live BLOG: Follow pair's epic charity cycle journey from Bradford to Spain

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

2:43pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Two Baildon cyclists tell of their progress as they tackle an epic 2,000-mile, 36-day charity cycle ride to Benalmadina, Spain

Tributes paid to former ambulance chief who led operations during Bradford City fire disaster

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CHIEF: John Davis, pictured in his role as West Yorkshire Chief Ambulance Officer in 1979

7:32am Thursday 25th September 2014

A FORMER ambulance chief who played a major role in the response to the Bradford City fire disaster has died aged 80 at his Shipley home.



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