Elizabeth Evans
Elizabeth Evans is your community correspondent for Allerton. She can be contacted on 01274 496069

Allerton News

10:20am Monday 27th January 2014

FOOD SAFETY: There is a food safety training course at Lower Grange Community Centre, Chaffinch Road on Fridays, February 7 and 14, from 9.30am to 12.30pm. Call Alex Dilger on (01274) 880328.

Allerton news

9:00am Monday 16th September 2013

COURSE: There is a free Level One BTEC Certificate in Caring for Children Training course at Lower Grange Community Centre, Chaffinch Road, starting on Thursday, from 1pm to 3pm in term-time only. Enroll on Thursday 19th at 1pm at Lower Grange Community Centre. Call Alex Dilger on (01274) 880328.

Remembrance services across the Bradford district this weekend

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The annual Act of Remembrance at the cenotaph in Bradford

11:59am Friday 9th November 2012

Brave servicemen and women who lost their lives in conflict will be remembered in the Bradford district as Remembrance Day services take place on Sunday.

Bradford councillors' ‘no’ to revised Allerton homes bid

7:00am Wednesday 19th September 2012

Overjoyed campaigners are celebrating after councillors scuppered a re-worked plan to cover a greenfield site in 292 homes.

Winning team of budding builders at Dixons Allerton Academy

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Craig Dwyer, of Keith Walton Brickwork Ltd, with winning students Hasnain Shakoor, Amanda Skirrow and Liam Bland

8:00am Saturday 15th September 2012

Students at Dixons Allerton Academy have been helping to build a wall which will take pride of place at the new £29 million school.

Dead Allerton man was found in his hall

11:20am Wednesday 27th June 2012

A pensioner died from severe head injuries after a fall at his home, an inquest in Bradford heard.

Allerton joiner died after inhaling asbestos

9:20am Wednesday 27th June 2012

A pensioner who came in to contact with asbestos dust while working as a joiner died as a result of industrial disease, a Coroner has ruled.

Allerton swimmer Jamie Brown to carry Olympic torch

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Allerton swimmer Jamie Brown to carry Olympic torch

8:50am Thursday 17th May 2012

Star swimmer Jamie Brown's dedication to his sport and to getting children interested in the London 2012 Games has led to him being chosen to carry the Olympic torch through Bradford.

Driver is punched in Allerton road rage attack

4:40am Wednesday 2nd May 2012

A man was punched during an alleged road rage incident in Bradford.

Allerton cashier fraudster told to pay £5,565

4:40am Thursday 26th April 2012

A dishonest Bradford bank worker has been ordered by a Court to hand back more than £5,000 she made from her involvement in fraud.

Woman, 21, sexually assaulted in Lower Grange

8:10am Tuesday 28th February 2012

Police are appealing for witnesses following a sexual assault on a 21-year-old woman.

Allerton News

10:40am Monday 27th February 2012

BOOK DAY: You can celebrate World Book Day at Allerton Library on Thursday from 3.15pm to 4.15pm with a craft event based around The Enormous Crocodile by Roald Dahl, plus a colouring competition.

Allerton road rage driver is sentenced

5:10am Tuesday 7th February 2012

A van driver, who was involved in a road rage incident with a pedestrian, has been given a suspended prison sentence.

Alletrton News

8:10am Monday 6th February 2012

CHILDSPLAY: There are free places for children aged three to five at Childsplay Neighbourhood Nursery, Allerton. Places offer 15 hours of nursery a week. Ring (01274) 549264.

Hats off at Allerton to Co-op global movement

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Staff at Alerton Co-op

3:01pm Friday 20th January 2012

Staff at a Bradford food store donned hats from around the world to mark the start of a global campaign celebrating the success of co-operatives.

Badger baiters are scared off from Allerton site

11:34am Saturday 24th December 2011

Police have re-appealed for information about an incident of badger baiting, near Allerton, Bradford.

Cat centre call is food for thought

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Brenda Satterley who runs Cat Rescue in Allerton

4:02pm Friday 16th December 2011

A cat refuge has issued a desperate plea for funds to help it keep up its good work.

Appeal issued over hit and run accident

2:28pm Thursday 15th December 2011

A 55-year-old woman suffered a broken leg following a ‘hit and run’ accident in Bradford.

Judge's warning as 'happy slapping' pair jailed

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Crown Court

10:30am Wednesday 13th July 2011

A judge who jailed two men after mobile phone footage of a “happy slapping” beating was posted on Facebook warned others that similar “outrageous” behaviour would lead to prison.

School pupils join battle to save museum horses

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: From left, Allerton Primary School pupils Zenab Imarn, Megan Parkin, Alex Doyle and Jas Kumar, who are asking for the horses at the Industrial Museum to be saved

11:07am Thursday 7th July 2011

Pupils at a Bradford primary school presented a dossier of pleas to Bradford Council urging it to spare Murdoch and Darcy, its two working horses.

Bradford house raided in drugs crackdown

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Officers at the raid in Allerton

9:30am Friday 10th June 2011

Police swooped on a house in Bradford last night as part of a continuing crackdown on suspected cannabis factories.

Allerton Children’s Centre youngsters all aboard for reading week

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Image from PictureGalleryModule_ID:3146816

11:16am Thursday 9th June 2011

Families enjoyed a picnic in the park with Bookstart Bear to celebrate the joys of reading.

Fall led to Allerton hairdresser Jodie Manley's fatal bleeding

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jodie Manley

9:20am Saturday 28th May 2011

A “bubbly” hairdresser died after a Christmas Day fall because of a brain haemorrhage, an inquest has heard.

Pupils at Dixons Allerton Academy help premature babies keep warm

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: From left, Amina Arslan, Angela Gordon, Lynette Evans, Theresa Gilchrist, Aishah Yaqub and Tayyeba Hashmi with knitted items

11:00am Friday 27th May 2011

Premature babies in Bradford will be kept warm, thanks to the work of a knitting club at Dixons Allerton Academy and staff at the School of Health Studies at Bradford University.

Graffiti vandal caught after leaving 'tag' in 30 attacks

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Val Binney in front of one of the 'tags' left by Thomas Toczek

8:30am Tuesday 19th April 2011

A prolific teenage graffiti artist carried out a two-year rampage daubing his ‘tag’ in parts of Bradford.

Swimmers plunge into Rhodesway Pool protest

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Dolphin Swimming Club members protest outside Rhodesway pool

7:40am Thursday 14th April 2011

Scores of swimmers and their families were at Rhodesway Pool in Allerton last night, protesting against its closure, which is believed to be imminent.

Teacher stored 300 porn images

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Teacher Craig Belshaw

10:22am Wednesday 13th April 2011

A married music teacher, who is in a relationship with a former pupil, has been jailed for having indecent images of children.

Allerton school praised for community cohesion

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: School head teacher Sharon Lambert celebrates the award with some of the pupils from the 15 ethnic backgrounds at the school

10:00am Wednesday 9th March 2011

A Bradford primary school with pupils from 15 ethnic groups has been given a prestigious national award for its work on integration.

Poignant final journey for Eddie

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Eddie Bell and his wife Angie

8:50am Thursday 3rd March 2011

King of the road Eddie Bell loved his lorry so much, he’s going in it to his funeral.

Woman warned after falsely claiming her TV had been stolen

4:00pm Wednesday 23rd February 2011

Officers have warned people against making false crime reports after a Bradford woman claimed her TV had been stolen – only to be caught watching it.

Job swap is child's play for Dave

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Dave Morrison and Shannen Coldwell with twins Curtis and Jacob

12:55pm Monday 14th February 2011

A Bradford children’s centre manager swapped places with an apprentice for a day.

Allerton pupils get their hands dirty in outdoor lessons

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pictured are Owen Chippendale, Clara Carter, Joshua Halligan and Maddison Birkell

11:57am Wednesday 2nd February 2011

Children were getting their hands dirty as they helped work on a new outdoor haven in Allerton, Bradford.

Bradford woman to sue GP over failure of birth control

10:40am Tuesday 25th January 2011

A single mother in Bradford is suing her GP over the failure of her birth control.

School wants fence and path closure

10:18am Monday 17th January 2011

A Bradford school wants to construct a perimeter fence and close a stretch of public footpath.

Family pay tribute to tragic Jodie, 21

9:03am Monday 10th January 2011

The family of a young woman who died two days after Christmas have spoken of their devastation at the sudden and unexpected loss of the bubbly 21-year-old.

Lizzie Rhodes conquers Mount Kilimanjaro for charity

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lizzie Rhodes at the top of Mount Kilimanjaro

11:39am Thursday 6th January 2011

A personal assistant at the University of Bradford has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

Pupils take to stage for show

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ali Yunis, 14, and Raees Hussain, 12, perform

6:00pm Thursday 16th December 2010

Nearly 100 young people have got all dressed up for a Christmas festival talent show at Dixons Allerton Academy, Bradford.

Six are arrested in fraud inquiry

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Detective Inspector Mabs Hussain, of Bradford South Police

9:30am Friday 10th December 2010

Police in Bradford have made six arrests for fraud and seized hundreds of thousands of pounds in criminal assets during a week-long crackdown.

Allerton dad clamped at home over unpaid fine

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Daniel Dean was forced to walk with 13-month-old baby Jessica because of the car clamp

7:40am Friday 10th December 2010

A motorist who failed to pay a £35 parking ticket woke yesterday to find his car had been clamped by bailiffs.

Allerton woman jailed over £12m VAT fraud

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jayne Mitchell who has been jailed

7:00am Saturday 27th November 2010

A former secretary who funded a luxury lifestyle on the proceeds of a £12 million VAT fraud has been jailed for ten years.

Allerton Post Office on the move

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bell Dean postmaster Bell Dean postmaster Anand Patel, 38, 38

11:42am Wednesday 17th November 2010

Bell Dean Post Office is on the move – but only to next door.

Children inspired to create artworks

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pictured with the hand-made umbrella they helped to make are eight-year-olds Cairo Turner (left) and Ted Ducusin.

10:15am Monday 15th November 2010

A Bradford school was transformed into an art gallery as children exhibited their work for parents and visitors.

Manningham woman celebrates 100th birthday

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mrs Lister is pictured with June, right, and grandchildren Verity and Nick Jocelyn

9:34am Thursday 4th November 2010

Friends and family gathered to celebrate the 100th birthday of Muriel Lister.

Residents win farmland site battle

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Residents raise a glass to the fact their open land is to be retained after the inspector’s decision about the site

9:57am Wednesday 27th October 2010

An expanse of open farmland where deer graze and children play has been saved from being turned into a housing estate.

Heritage body lifts objection to Allerton school demolition

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An artist’s impression of the new Allerton Academy secondary school building

11:46am Tuesday 26th October 2010

Academy can be rebuilt as £29m Building Schools for Future project

Allerton Primary School pupils aid Pakistan flood victims

9:56am Friday 8th October 2010

Youngsters at Allerton Primary School have raised £830 to help victims of the Pakistan floods.

Allerton's Bell Dean Post Office set to move – next door

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Anand Patel in the present Bell Dean Post Office

11:10pm Thursday 30th September 2010

A post office serving a community for four decades is on the move – but only next door.

Allerton man used machete to threaten landlord

6:50pm Wednesday 29th September 2010

A 40-year-old tenant who threatened his former landlord with a machete during a dispute over money has received two suspended prison sentences.

Taxi firm’s plea after knife raid

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mohammed Rashid with his battered and bruised face

9:00am Thursday 16th September 2010

A taxi firm boss has called for protection for cabbies after one of his drivers was robbed at knifepoint.

Youth, 17, left fighting for life after exams party attack

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Detective Superintendent Chris Thompson at the scene in Bingley’s Myrtle Park where the attack on a 17-year-old boy took place

9:18am Thursday 26th August 2010

A Bradford teenager has undergone life-saving surgery after violence flared as students celebrated their GCSE exam results.



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