Campaigners issue call to arms to save Bingley's swimming pool

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: UNDER THREAT: Bingley  Pool

5:32am Monday 1st September 2014

SAVE Bingley swimming pool campaigners are urging people to sign up and be counted when a Bradford Council consultation roadshow rolls into town on Wednesday.

Brewery's success leads to expansion plans

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: BREWING UP: Tony Gartland, of Saltaire Brewery, who wants to expand its operations

5:02am Monday 1st September 2014

BOOMING Saltaire Brewery hopes to build on its success by creating a brand new canal-side bar and also expanding its production space by 30 per cent.

Badly-injured dad, 43, complains to CPS after wounding charge dropped over brawl

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: AGGRIEVED: David Tait and his wife Marcia

7:02am Monday 1st September 2014

A DAD who suffered fractures to his nose, cheek and eye socket during a brawl with a man half his age whom he accused of verbally abusing his teenage daughter said he has lost his faith in the justice system after a wounding charge was dropped by prosecutors.

Baildon full town council meeting

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

9:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

THE next meeting of Baildon full town council will be on Monday, September 8 at 7.30pm. Meetings take place at the Baildon Community Link on Cliffe Avenue. Contact the Clerk for more information on: 01274593169.

Dementia Friends session at Shipley Library

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

7:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

COUNCIL wardens and police officers will attend a Dementia Friends session on Thursday from 9.30am-10.30am at Shipley Library. To book a place, call Paula Truman on 01274 437146.

Saltaire on show as part of two walks

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

6:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

BACKYARDS, gardens and allotments in Saltaire will be on show as part of two walks around the town.

Wizard of Oz theme at a workshop in Saltaire

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

6:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

CREATIVE kids can make sculptures with a Wizard of Oz theme at a workshop in Saltaire.

Wacky Scarecrow Walk in Baildon

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

3:41pm Monday 1st September 2014

THE Wacky Scarecrow Walk takes place on Saturday September 13 in Browgate, Baildon from 10am until 5pm. For more information contact Baildon in Bloom Walkjan.pollardaj@gmail.com

World heritage site residents cry foul over 'incongruous' lamppost

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CRITICISM: Francis Cafferty, of Saltaire Preservation Society, by the heavily criticised lamppost

6:02pm Sunday 31st August 2014

A STREET lamp which suddenly appeared in the heart of Saltaire World Heritage Site has sparked a flood of criticism for its ill-fitting design.

Commercial Feature: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

7:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support. 

Planners' report on controversial Thackley homes development provokes howls of protest

5:31am Friday 29th August 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL 270 home development at Cote Farm, Thackley, has been recommended for approval by Bradford planners to the dismay of objectors.

English Heritage praised for stance over controversial homes plan in Apperley Bridge

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CONTROVERSY:  The photomontage of the proposed development

6:47am Thursday 28th August 2014

ENGLISH Heritage as been praised for continuing to criticise plans to build modern duplex apartments on a hillside overlooking the canal and conservation area at Simpson Green, Apperley Bridge.

Tickets advice for Bingley Music Live revellers

4:55pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

REVELLERS planning to visit Bingley Music Live this weekend are being advised to buy tickets in advance if they still need them.

Construction workers raise the roof for Bingley Music Live

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: ALL SET: The Bingley Music Live stage is constructed in Myrtle Park

6:32am Wednesday 27th August 2014

AN ARMY of skilled workers has raised the roof on the massive stage ready for this year's Bingley Music Live festival which starts on Friday.

Planners give go-ahead for new dance bar in Bingley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: VENUE: The 5 Rise shopping centre in Bingley

7:02pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

BINGLEY is to get a new dance bar, but not a full-blown nightclub and only until midnight, planners have decided.

Wedding night row about hotel bar closing time lands Bingley bridegroom in court for assaulting porter

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford and Keighley Magistrates' Court

5:08pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

AN ANGRY bridegroom pushed a hotel security guard through a glass door after trouble flared at his wedding reception over plans to close the bar, a court heard.

'Giggsy' of horses Mr McGoldrick still a winner in comfy retirement

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:27pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

IN a lush, rolling meadow, a handsome bay horse grazes happily, gently swishing his tail in the sunshine of a warm summer’s day. It is a scene of equine contentment in an idyllic rural setting.

Friends group formed for Silsden Town Hall

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Andrew Mallinson extends a welcome from the Friends of Silsden Town Hall

4:50pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A FRIENDS group is being formed to encourage greater use of refurbished Silsden Town Hall.

Group of carers deny defrauding elderly woman out of more than £500,000

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Crown Court

5:32am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A GROUP of carers accused of defrauding an elderly woman out of more than £500,000 have pleaded not guilty to the allegation.

Zutons and The Coral front men to form 'superband' at Bingley Music Live in homage to record label boss Alan Wills

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: TRIBUTE: The Zutons playing at Bingley Music Live in 2009

5:19pm Friday 22nd August 2014

MEMBERS of two of the top indie bands of the noughties will form a supergroup at Bingley Music Live to honour the man who helped them find fame.

Bradford restaurants bid to win Curry Capital title for fourth time

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Curry Capital battle begins for Zaara's Harry Khinda

7:01am Friday 22nd August 2014

FOOD fans have voted for the four top restaurants they hope will help Bradford keep its Curry Capital of Britain title for the fourth year running.

New defibrillator kit for Silsden community centre

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: With the defibrillator installed at Gloucester Avenue Community Centre, Silsden, are (from left) community first responder and town councillor Lawrence Walton, Incommunities housing manager Paul Holmes, Councillor Chris Atkinson, neighbourhood housing off

12:54pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A NEW defibrillator kit installed at a community centre could help save a life in future.

Police hunt Land Rover thieves

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (9583257)

11:07am Friday 22nd August 2014

A LAND Rover was stolen outside an address in Halifax Road, Cullingworth, today.

MP demands courts take tougher stance over releasing criminals on bail

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

6:32am Thursday 21st August 2014

SHIPLEY MP Philip Davies is demanding that judges slash the numbers of crooks given bail – as official figures reveal more than 1,000 criminals each week walk free before being jailed.

Saltaire is put on the map as starting point of new Dales walk

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: ROUTE: Chris Grogan, left, Clare Balding and Kath Doyle, of the Dales Way Association, with Sedbergh and the Howgill Fells beyond

5:50pm Thursday 21st August 2014

THE new 90-mile long distance walk, which starts in the World Heritage village of Saltaire and finishes in the market town of Appleby-in-Westmorland, has been added to the latest Ordnance Survey maps for the Yorkshire Dales.

Choir musical director celebrates his 20 years

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Long serving musical director, Alan Clark, pictured with other members of Steeton male Voice Choir when they sang at the Eden Project in Cornwall

2:05pm Thursday 21st August 2014

STEETON Male Voice Choir has celebrated its musical director's 20th anniversary in the key role, as it prepares for a concert in Ilkley next month.

Young tennis stars of the future get training boost

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Young players taking part in Salts Tennis Club’s Junior Tennis Camps.

2:51pm Thursday 21st August 2014

BUDDING tennis stars from Shipley have received professional coaching as part of an Olympic legacy project from London 2012.

Jamboree will celebrate the first anniversary of Bingley WI's return

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CELEBRATE: Bingley WI members who are holding a jamboree at Bradford and Bingley Rugby Club

4:36pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A JAMBOREE which could herald the rebirth of Bingley Children's Gala takes place on Saturday - thanks to the town's new Women's Institute.

Grants for carers help give Grace her 'oomph' back

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Keith Summersgill with partner and carer Grace Topper at their Silsden home

7:02am Wednesday 20th August 2014

DEVOTED carer Grace Topper is one of some 1,000 deserving folk to benefit from £200,000 in grants which recognise their special efforts.

VIDEO: Community arts project awarded Lottery grant of almost £200,000 to help mental wellbeing

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:10am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A COMMUNITY arts project in Bradford is today celebrating after being awarded almost £200,000 in Lottery funding which will enable it to start a new scheme aimed at improving mental well-being.

Friendly football match descended into violence, Bradford Crown Court jury told

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: ACCUSED: Adam Wainman who is on trial at Bradford Crown Court

5:56pm Monday 18th August 2014

A FOOTBALLER lost three teeth after he was punched in the face by an opponent during a friendly five-a-side match.

UPDATED: Missing Shipley man is found safe and well in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: MISSING: Ian Pattinson

11:09am Sunday 17th August 2014

POLICE have issued an urgent appeal for information after a Shipley man went missing last night.

Pair to tackle Great North Run to support Grace's wish

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: SUPPORT: Hester Stefanuti, (left), and Jane Chapman with Grace Hitchens (centre) and her twin sister Emily

5:47pm Sunday 17th August 2014

CHARITY runners Jane Chapman, of Bingley, and Hester Stefanuti, of Baildon are taking part in the Great North Run on September 7 to raise money for Grace Hitchens and Martin House Children's Hospice.

Yorkshire stone shelter saved following passengers' pleas

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

2:26pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A YORKSHIRE stone bus shelter has been spared from demolition and will not be replaced with a modern plastic version thanks to a successful campaign by Baildon residents.

Work starts to build factories at controversial business park in Baildon

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CONSTRUCTION: Marking the start of construction at Baildon Business Park, are (from left to right),  Richard Heslop, of Dale Eddison, Cllr Susan Hinchcliffe, Andrew Curtin, of Anectic Aid, Jeremy Ridyard, of Produmax, and Andrew Russell and Mark Taylforth

5:35pm Thursday 14th August 2014

CONSTRUCTION has begun at a controversial Bradford Council-backed new business park.

Police advice after spate of burglaries and garden thefts

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (7242087)

6:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

PARTS of Baildon and Saltaire have been hit by a wave of burglaries and garden thefts.

Taekwondo toddler Jayden, two, becomes country's youngest belt holder

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: RECORD: Jayden Simpson-Kidd, who is the youngest British child to gain a belt in the martial art Taekwondo

6:32am Wednesday 13th August 2014

TAEKWONDO toddler Jayden Simpson-Kidd is the youngest British child to gain a belt in the martial art having passed his first grading aged two years, two months and 21 days.

Swansong exhibition for Elvis artist

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: EXHIBITION: Artist Malcolm Stead who is staging his latest display of Elvis portraits adds finishing touches

7:03am Wednesday 13th August 2014

IT'S now or never for fans of Bingley artist Malcolm Stead who is holding his final exhibition after more than half a century of painting Elvis Presley portraits.

Volunteers working to make a difference in Windhill

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: MAD WEEK: Salvation Army volunteers held a clean-up at Windhill Park

5:14am Wednesday 13th August 2014

A GROUP of volunteers is making a difference by cleaning-up areas of Windhill.

Shipley College starts 'green giveaway' as work starts for new extension

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: LIFT: A dog gets a ride in one of the plant pots being given away by Shipley College

5:49pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

PEOPLE are enjoying a free garden makeover – thanks to Shipley College.

New guide to Baildon produced to encourage people to shop local

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Creators Matthew Wildman and Sara Mogford with a copy of the Baildon guide

7:02am Friday 8th August 2014

A NEW guide to shopping, dining and socialising in the centre of Baildon has been produced in a bid encourage residents to spend more time and money in the town.

Bingley burglar jailed for five years

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: JAILED: Torrel Craig

2:52pm Thursday 7th August 2014

A 42-YEAR-OLD Bingley man has been jailed for five years for burglary.

VIDEO: Thousands celebrate right to play at children's National Fun Day event

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sonnie-Lee Murgatroyd enjoys the slip-and-slide at the National Fun Day held at Baildon Recreation Ground

6:10am Thursday 7th August 2014

THOUSANDS of people in the mood for summer fun descended on Baildon for a free event celebrating children's right to play.

Residents' frustration over gas works traffic delays

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: BUILD-UP: Traffic on Otley Road at the gas works

11:09am Wednesday 6th August 2014

GAS mains replacement work in Shipley has caused major tailbacks and left drivers fuming at slow traffic lights, say Baildon residents.

Shoppers encouraged to keep it local this summer in Saltaire

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: KEEPING IT LOCAL: Bradford Council's market promotions and marketing officer Diana Greenwood, cahirman of Saltaire Traders' Association David Ford and Totally Locally Saltaire member  Haldi Kranich

5:12pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

THE fragrant smoke from hundreds of barbecues will waft over Saltaire this weekend thanks to a scheme by local traders and Bradford Council.

Concern grows for missing Esholt man

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:53pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

CONCERN was growing tonight for the welfare of a 29-year-old who has been missing for more than 24 hours.

Barrier is lifted to allow demolition of former Bradford and Bingley headquarters

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The former Bradford and Bingley headquarters in Bingley

7:32am Tuesday 5th August 2014

THE final barrier to the long-awaited demolition of the former Bradford and Bingley headquarters has now been lifted.

VIDEO: Sport-mad lads, 10, take on triathlon for hospice

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Young athletes Ben Rees left and Josh Jones right who raised over £500 for Martin House Hospice by doing a triathlon.

5:21pm Monday 4th August 2014

TWO sporty boys have followed in the Brownlee brothers' footsteps by taking part in their first triathlon to raise £500 for a children's hospice.

History group remembers World War One with daily diary

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: HISTORIAN: Colin Coates

5:26am Monday 4th August 2014

THE Saltaire History Club will commemorate the centenary of the start of World War One by publishing a diary of events as they would have happened in the village exactly 100 years ago.

Shipley Stroke Group members show off art work at exhibition

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: RACE FOR CASH: Back, from left, Christine Williams, Laurel Raynor and Jasia Czajka. Front, from left, Molly Mae Gibson and Kallie Czajka at the Race For Life in Manningham Park

2:52pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

MEMBERS of a closure-threatened stroke support group are staging what could be their last art exhibition.



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