Clifford Martin
Clifford Martin is your community correspondent for East Bierley. He can be contacted on 01274 686531

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.

Mother's shock as memorial plaque for her son stolen in Cleckheaton

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pauline Hickey

9:40am Thursday 23rd June 2011

A mother whose soldier son was killed by a roadside bomb six years ago has spoken of her shock at the desecration of a war memorial where he is honoured.

Joy as missing dog is found

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Reunited with Samson are (from left) Katie, Joshua, dad Martin and Georgina

10:22am Thursday 2nd September 2010

A two-year-old girl “squealed for joy” after builders found her family’s rare-breed pet dog which is believed to have been stolen.

Medal for soldier's relatives

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sergeant Chris Hickey

1:12pm Friday 4th December 2009

Relatives of a Bradford soldier killed in Iraq received a medal from the Duke of Edinburgh.

Parents seek funds for school

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lesley Surman

12:28pm Tuesday 17th November 2009

A new parents group has been formed to take on the fight for a new secondary school for Birkenshaw, Birstall, Gomersal and East Bierley. The BBG Parents’ Alliance consists of parents from the communities who were angered when Kirklees Council chose not to pursue a new secondary school in their areas as part of its Building Schools for the Future programme.

VIDEO: Hope you're chuffed with your present!

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Richard and Allan Bamford

3:35pm Friday 3rd July 2009

What do you get the man who has everything? Farmer Richard Bamford was on the right track when he bought a £10,000 locomotive for his dad’s 60th birthday.

Children in running to save school

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Children from East Bierley First School. Picture by Andy Garbutt

8:45am Wednesday 1st July 2009

These children highlighted a plea to save their school when they dressed in slogan-emblazoned T-shirts for sports day.

Campaign to save ‘lifeblood’ school

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pictured (from left) are Jeanette Greenwood, Malcolm Talmage, Catherine Wade, Ben Preston, five, Isabelle Brook-Adams, five, Martin Anderson, Alfie Anderson, five, and Lindsay Brook-Adams

1:30pm Sunday 14th June 2009

Residents are fighting for the survival of their community which they say would be threatened by the closure of the its only school.

East Bierley memorial may be fenced in

11:11am Tuesday 17th February 2009

A £5,000 fence could be put up around East Bierley Memorial Gardens in Bradford.

Campaigners take school fight to streets

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Campaigners release biodegradable balloons at Birkenshaw Middle School

9:40am Monday 19th January 2009

Parents and schoolchildren held a march to campaign for a secondary school in Birkenshaw.

March will call for new school

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: March co-organiser Lesley Surman

11:13am Wednesday 7th January 2009

Parents and school children will be staging a march to call for a secondary school to be built in Birkenshaw.

East Bierley sneak thieves warning

4:00pm Friday 1st August 2008

Police have warned householders not to leave doors and windows unlocked after a handbag was stolen from a Bradford pensioner's house.



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