Alison Swiszczowski is your community correspondent for Denholme. She can be contacted on (01274) 832076

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.

Doe Park reservoir, Denholme, hosts youth sailing competition

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: From left, George Muff, Megan Mirfield, Jack Holland, Lauren Sykes and Chloe Holland at the sailing association competition

9:00am Tuesday 2nd October 2012

Teenage sailors from across the region took to the water for the Yorkshire and Humberside Youth Sailing Association competition at Doe Park reservoir.

Denholme pupils plant memorial oak

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Eight-year-olds Mollie Reeve, Jack Evans, Thomas Pearson and Emily Ettenfield are pictured with Anne Jay

9:20am Wednesday 11th July 2012

Members of Denholme Primary School Council met up with the village’s mayor Councillor Anne Jay in Foster Park to plant an oak tree.

Denholme drug raid ‘response to concern’

3:50am Thursday 26th April 2012

Residents have been urged to keep raising concerns with police after 58 cannabis plants were seized from a Denholme address.

Thornton and Denholme medical services tender put on hold

3:20am Friday 3rd February 2012

The process of finding a new provider of medical services in Thornton and Denholme has been put on hold pending the resolution of a property dispute.

Denholme News

12:16pm Tuesday 31st January 2012

COMMUNITY: Denholme Community Association is holding a barn dance in the main hall at the Mechanics Institute on Saturday, February 11, from 7.30pm to 10pm. Tickets are available from the post office and from the Mechanics Institute from 10am to noon on saturdays, or phone (01274) 833521. It costs £4 on the door or £3 in advance, witgh a 50p discount for senior citizens. Under-16s are admitted for free but must be accompanied by an adult.

Planners order the removal of Denholme farm buildings

4:40am Friday 13th January 2012

Planners have ordered the removal of several buildings from Doe Park View Farm in Denholme.

The Reverend Roger Brooks dies at 64

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Reverend Roger Brooks

8:22pm Monday 1st August 2011

Tributes have been paid to the former priest in charge of Wilsden, Harden and Denholme, who has died aged 64.

Former railway shed can be demolished for homes

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Taylor site

9:50am Friday 22nd July 2011

Developers will be allowed to bulldoze a 130-year-old former railway shed despite heritage experts fearing it is the last remaining building of its type.

Denholme pub wins CAMRA award

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sean and Kirsty Garvey receive their award

10:17am Thursday 23rd June 2011

The owners of a pub in Denholme have received an award from the Campaign for Real Ale.

Two libraries given stay of execution

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Protestors at Addingham Library

9:00am Thursday 23rd June 2011

Campaigners have until mid-July to come up with plans to transfer the management of two district libraries to the community.

Owner of restored Denholme mansion worried windfarm will slash its value

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Richard Chadwick in front of Bracken Hall

8:30am Wednesday 22nd June 2011

A businessman who has spent more than £1 million renovating an historic country mansion near Bradford says he will be forced to sell up at a “massive loss” if plans for a wind farm near his home get the go ahead.

Protestors pledge to fight Thornton Moor turbine plans

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Anthea Orchard, front right, with other protesters near the site of the proposed turbines

9:49am Monday 13th June 2011

Campaigners have vowed to continue fighting plans for a wind farm near Bradford after receiving pictures of the proposed development.

Mobile visit to explain the libraries

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Bradford Council mobile library

11:17am Friday 13th May 2011

Mobile library services are due to tour the sites of the five Bradford libraries listed for closure under Bradford Council spending cuts.

Waste firm's site bid a step nearer

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Graham Fawthrop

9:49am Friday 13th May 2011

A waste carrying company which was last year allowed to double the number of lorries travelling in and out of its rendering plant near Bradford has cleared a major hurdle in getting planning permission for a new building at the site.

Pupils make a splash as water park re-opens

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pupils from Appleton Academy and South Fields Grange School enjoy a day on the water at Doe Park

9:58am Thursday 12th May 2011

Water sports centre Doe Park in Denholme has opened to the public for a season of sailing, canoeing and adventure courses.

Residents oppose lorry depot plans

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Philip Davies

8:10am Tuesday 12th April 2011

A waste-carrying company which was last year allowed to double the number of lorries travelling in and out of its rendering plant near Bradford has submitted plans for a new building at the site.

Mobile library 'may improve service'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Protesting outside Wrose Library are (from left) Rodney Lacey, Darren James and Councillor John Watmough

9:50am Monday 28th March 2011

Library users in the Bradford district have been reassured they will be able to reach “similar or better” local lending services despite plans to close five branches.

Deadline set for libraries rescue bid

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Coun Adrian Naylor (far left) with campaigners outside the Addingham library

7:30am Monday 21st March 2011

Campaigners have been given three months to come up with viable ways to take over the running of five libraries to save them from closure.

Timber company is thriving and on the move'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Charles taylor

9:20am Wednesday 2nd February 2011

The new boss of a family-owned Bradford timber firm has revived expansion plans mothballed during the recession and is on the lookout for a three acre site closer to the M62 as a base for future growth.

VIDEO: Denholme pupils make meat-eating film

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pictured at work are (from left) Lucy Thomas, Ashleigh Dickerson, Sasha Cockroft and Ursula Whiteley

9:10am Monday 24th January 2011

Children at a primary school have documented a debate about the responsibilities of a meat-eating society on film.

Plans to convert Denholme pub into house

10:07am Monday 17th January 2011

A pub building could be converted into a house under new proposals submitted to Bradford Council.

Protesters’ victory in quarry battle

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: DRAG's Brian Church is celebrating after Bradford Council rejected plans to turn an old quarry into a dump

6:01pm Sunday 19th December 2010

Campaigners have claimed a victory after Bradford Council threw out plans to turn a former quarry into a dump for millions of tonnes of rubbish.

VIDEO: Anger as sly thieves raid our grit stocks

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Michael Ellis at Stubden Depot where grit supplies have been raided

11:00am Wednesday 1st December 2010

Grit thieves were condemned last night for plundering stocks at Bradford Council depots.

Pupils with autism get new centre

9:14am Friday 19th November 2010

Specially-designed rooms and an outdoor play area will help autistic children feel at home at one of the district’s mainstream schools.

Denholme man, 82, dies in Keighley road accident

7:10am Wednesday 10th November 2010

An 82-year-old man died despite frantic efforts by passers-by who gave first aid after he was in a collision with a car as he tried to cross a road in Keighley.

Villages to share of £90,000 for works

10:06am Thursday 4th November 2010

Cash from Bradford Council will help improve facilities in Cullingworth, Denholme and Wilsden.

Denholme residents fight plans for landfill site

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Brian Church, of Denholme Residents Action Group, at the proposed waste dumping site

8:45am Wednesday 8th September 2010

Battle lines have been drawn in a new fight over plans to reopen a controversial quarry as a dumping ground for millions of tonnes of waste.

Talks held to ease animal waste lorry fears

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Michael Walls

7:20am Monday 9th August 2010

An animal waste-carrying company accused of causing a stench on roads near Bradford has met residents and community leaders to try to answer their concerns.

Little Rosie is inspiration behind paramedic switch

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: James Toal with daughter Rosie, aged three

7:00am Wednesday 28th July 2010

Caring for his daughter has inspired James Toal to find his true calling in life.

Pupils have the X-Factor in writing

4:28pm Tuesday 27th July 2010

Young writers have performed their work before a panel of judges in an X Factor-style contest.

Hundreds join 'smelly lorry' protest

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Protesters gathered outside Keelham Primary School

11:58am Wednesday 21st July 2010

About 200 residents last night protested against attempts by a waste company to increase the number of its vehicles using Bradford roads.

School students have a splashing time at Doe Park, Denholme, reservoir

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sailing was one of the activities on offer

10:57am Friday 16th July 2010

Kayaking, sailing and canoeing were the order of the day for about 60 students who took part in this year’s Doe Park regatta.

Residents in Thornton, Queensbury, Shelf and Denholme oppose 'smelly' lorry plans

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Graham Fawthrop (left) and Coun Michael Walls

8:00am Thursday 15th July 2010

Residents are mounting a protest against attempts by a company to increase the number of its vehicles travelling through Bradford.

Skipton, Bingley and Denholme farmers feature at Great Yorkshire Show

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Harry Preston, 11, of Bingley, with Sebastin the sheep

8:58pm Tuesday 13th July 2010

Crowds flocked to the Great Yorkshire Showground today for the start of this year’s record-breaking event.

Trust us to raise £1,000 for charity

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Liz Pugh and Terry Kelly get their dogs in shape for the Dogs Trust event which will be held later this month

10:34am Wednesday 7th July 2010

A fun day out for dogs and their owners is hoped to raise £1,000 for the Dogs Trust.

New gates opened for Denholme Gala

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Children from Denholme Primary School's street-dance troupe limber up

11:54am Monday 5th July 2010

New gates were officially opened at the west entrance to Foster Park as part of the Denholme Gala.

Ordinations ahead of Bishop's farewell

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Right Reverend David James

10:04am Thursday 1st July 2010

The Bishop of Bradford will ordain 11 deacons and nine priests this weekend ahead of his retirement later in the month.

‘Wind farm will not be a blight on the moorland’

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Anthea Orchard, who is campaigning against the turbines

5:20am Thursday 17th June 2010

An energy company boss has defended proposals for a wind farm on green fields near Bradford amid criticism it will be a ‘disaster’ for the area.

Dog owners urged to keep it clean

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Kate Stanley, the Council’s waste education officer

10:30am Wednesday 9th June 2010

Dog owners are being asked to Bag It, Tie It and Bin It as part of a campaign to tackle dog fouling and keep parks and roads clean.

Anger at wind turbines plan

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Andrea Orchard in her garden

11:50am Monday 7th June 2010

A woman who moved from a built-up area to an idyllic rural location is set to launch a petition against plans for a large wind farm which she says will ruin the “stunning” view from her new home.

Denholme Youth Cafe update on forum agenda

1:44pm Wednesday 26th May 2010

An update on developments at the Denholme Youth Café will be given at a neighbourhood forum next month.

Charity funds add up

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pictured are six-year-olds who tackled a shapes puzzle, Freya Kopasz, William Plant, Wyatt Revell and Ilona Kopasz

11:41am Wednesday 19th May 2010

Pupils at a Bradford school took on a sponsored maths challenge to raise money for disadvantaged children.

School wins health award

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Bulls players and Denholme Primary School pupils celebrate their award

1:37pm Wednesday 12th May 2010

Pupils at Denholme Primary School had Bradford Bulls players Rikki Sheriffe and Craig Kopczak help celebrate a healthy award.

T&A donation is key to group success

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Telegraph & Argus editor Perry Austin-Clarke (centre) hands the keys to the vehicle to Dial-a-Ride chairman Brian Hudson and organiser Cath Evans

12:04pm Thursday 25th February 2010

A transport service for elderly and disabled people has had an ageing vehicle replaced – thanks to the Telegraph & Argus.

Sex offender breached order, court told

4:09pm Tuesday 23rd February 2010

A sex offender who served a jail term for possessing indecent photographs breached a prevention order by being in possession of computer memory sticks, magistrates were told today.

Take Hope charity sends more aid to Ukraine

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: MISSION: Take Hope directors Andrew McVeigh and Beverley Clegg at the orphanage

1:20pm Sunday 7th February 2010

A charity which supports orphanages and other social-care projects in a deprived region of Ukraine is sending out a lorry-load of aid this spring.

Putting on a performance

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Calderdale students with Keelham pupils

10:51am Monday 1st February 2010

Performing arts students have visited a Bradford primary school to help pupils get in touch with their creative sides.

‘What a special delivery'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Vicky Hagyard with Amy and midwives Lorraine Towler and Janet Dirkin and dad Andy

6:56pm Friday 15th January 2010

Two midwives who battled through snow and black ice to deliver a baby safely at home were praised by the family they helped.

Summer fun could get budget benefit

10:00am Monday 4th January 2010

Surplus cash could be used to fund half-term children’s activities in Harden, Cullingworth or Denholme.


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