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.

Manchester United sign up young Ravenscliffe striker

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lucy Haigh

9:00am Friday 24th February 2012

A ten-year-old Bradford schoolgirl has been signed to a major football squad.

Funding crisis is threatening Ravenscliffe play project

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Matthew Pratt, manager at Wild Adventures, says the scheme could close unless more money can be found

8:20am Friday 16th December 2011

A lack of funds is putting a popular children’s project at risk of closure.

Bradford taxi driver 'could have been killed' in attack in Thorpe Edge

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Amjid Nadeem

9:00am Thursday 16th June 2011

A taxi driver was treated at hospital after he was beaten up and his cab stolen in a brutal robbery.

Jealous lover's vicious attack ruined Bradford man's life

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Craig Spiers who was scarred in a vicious attack

8:30am Wednesday 25th May 2011

A teenager told today how his dream of being an RAF pilot had been grounded after a vicious attack left him scarred for life.

Police hunt driver who fled Bradford crash

10:31am Thursday 31st March 2011

Police are hunting the driver of a car who ran off after being involved in a crash with a van in Bradford early today.

Arsonists blamed for Ravenscliffe flat blaze

10:50pm Sunday 30th January 2011

Arsonists were blamed for a fire at a derelict property in the Ravenscliffe area of Bradford tonight.

Lone tenant living in fear of thieves

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Alison Roy outside one of the flats

9:50am Wednesday 20th October 2010

A housing association has been forced to install extra security measures to protect the last remaining tenant at derelict flats earmarked for demolition.

£1.6m grant for new homes at Ravenscliffe

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jez Lester

10:40am Thursday 16th September 2010

Social landlord Incommunities has received a £1.6 million grant towards building new homes on the Ravenscliffe estate in Bradford.

Ravenscliffe flats 'have been a disaster zone’

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Geoff Reid outside Oakdale Flats in Ravenscliffe

7:50am Saturday 4th September 2010

Councillors say a block of flats on a Bradford estate earmarked for demolition is an “object lesson” in how not to run social housing.

Burglar who stole man's watch as he slept is jailed

4:22pm Thursday 26th August 2010

A burglar who sneaked into an 83-year-old man's bedroom and stole his gold watch as he slept was today locked up for 22 months.

Estate's residents hit out at giant rat claims

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Geoff Reid on the Ravenscliffe estate who is unsure about the veracity of the story

9:10am Friday 20th August 2010

Claims that giant rats are plaguing a Bradford estate have been rubbished by community leaders and Bradford Council’s pest control chief.

Councillor calls for investigation into report of giant rats in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A councillor has complained about giant rats invading a Bradford estate

3:45pm Thursday 19th August 2010

A councillor has asked Bradford Council to investigate a report of giant rats being seen on the Ravenscliffe estate.

Volunteers give facelift to Ravenscliffe play area

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Ghazanfer Khaliq, the Council’s executive member for environment and sustainability

10:48am Monday 19th July 2010

A play area in the heart of Bradford’s Ravenscliffe estate is to get a facelift as part of a summer clean-up.

Bull on the loose in Bradford estate

3:37pm Wednesday 23rd June 2010

Police today urged people to dial 999 if they spot a bull reportedly on the loose in Ravenscliffe, Bradford.

Postman ‘killed by industrial disease’

10:23pm Tuesday 18th May 2010

A former postman who was exposed to asbestos while working at Bradford’s Royal Mail headquarters almost 40 years ago died as a result of industrial disease, a Coroner ruled today.

Rented house was not fit to be lived in

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Landlord Catherine Taleb and husband Brahim Taleb outside court

11:16am Tuesday 11th May 2010

A landlord has been fined £500 for renting out a house with no heating, no water and no electricity – but lots of holes.

'Come and fix broken fences'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillors Anne Wallace and David Ward (centre) and local resident Tommy Clough with a damaged fence in Ravenscliffe

11:28am Monday 22nd February 2010

Councillors are launching their own ‘war of the roses’ against a social landlord.

Boxing champ hit man in face with stone

9:20pm Friday 29th January 2010

A judge has told a national boxing champion he wants to see him on TV and not in Court again.

Little Miley home at last

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Back home in Ravenscliffe is Jodie Brewin with baby Miley

6:20pm Tuesday 5th January 2010

A baby born prematurely as her mother battled for her life after becoming critically-ill with swine flu has finally been allowed home.

New mum's joy at Christmas 'gift' over premature baby

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jodie Brewin with her baby daughter Miley at BRI

7:20am Thursday 24th December 2009

A young mum who gave birth prematurely after becoming critically-ill with swine flu has been allowed home from hospital in time for Christmas.

Criminal with long record locked up

10:13am Friday 18th December 2009

A prolific young criminal, who tried to burgle a house and handled a stolen car while on bail for possessing an offensive weapon, has been jailed for two years.

Christmas comes early at Ravenscliffe

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Yorkshire Building Society team on Ravenscliffe estate

9:18am Wednesday 16th December 2009

Santa Claus will visit disadvantaged children in Bradford, thanks to a community Christmas hamper project.

All Smiles and ready to work again

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: People who took part in the Smile scheme receive certificates from Lord Mayor of Bradford Coun John Godward

12:23pm Thursday 3rd December 2009

The Lord Mayor of Bradford, Councillor John Godward, visited a community centre to help celebrate the completion of a scheme aimed at getting unemployed residents back to work.

VIDEO: Woman thrown from car in Bradford crash

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The scene after the accident

10:18am Friday 6th November 2009

Councillors have spoken of their safety concerns on a Bradford road where a woman suffered serious injuries when she was thrown from her car in a crash today.

Cash aid on offer to Ravenscliffe community

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pictured are, from left, Christine Baker, Janet McGill, Iarna Richardson (seated), of trading standards, Jenny O'Reiley, Steven Summers, Phil Shaw (seated), Rodney Newberry, Gemma Broadbent, Joanne McGill and Catherine Peacock

10:08am Thursday 22nd October 2009

A Bradford community centre hosted a money management workshop yesterday.

When North met South in Africa

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The youngsters at the Cape of Good Hope in South Africa

10:28am Wednesday 3rd June 2009

Teenagers from Bradford who travelled to South Africa to work with children have created a DVD highlighting their experiences.

Police appeal over 'cowardly' raiders

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Detective Inspector John Mountain, of Airedale and North Bradford CID

8:43am Tuesday 19th May 2009

Bogus callers, who have targeted vulnerable old people in deception burglaries across Bradford have been branded “sick and cowardly” by detectives.

Fitting funeral for bike fan Susan Peary

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Biking enthusiast Susan Peary

1:09pm Wednesday 8th April 2009

Hundreds of bikers were paying tribute today to a Bradford grandmother who liked nothing more than the open road.

Man hurt in motorbike collision

2:25pm Thursday 19th February 2009

A man was left with serious injuries after the off-road blue Yamaha motorbike he was riding was in a collision with a Citroen Synergie car in Damon Avenue, Ravenscliffe, Bradford.

Addict hanged himself after row with girlfriend

3:29pm Friday 16th January 2009

A drug addict hanged himself following an argument with his girlfriend, an inquest heard today.

Young Bradford mum left reeling by cancer blow

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Amy Meehan was 'gutted' to hear the cancer had returned

1:22pm Thursday 8th January 2009

A young mum has suffered a devastating start to the new year after being told the cancer she thought was beaten has returned.

Volunteers have got Christmas wrapped

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pictured are Linda Adams, Anne Henderson and Tony Holdich

8:30pm Wednesday 17th December 2008

A Christmas hamper project run by volunteers will ensure about 1,000 Bradford children will have a better Christmas this year.

Ravenscliffe man convicted of fly-tipping

10:38am Friday 14th November 2008

A man who dumped black bin bags full of plaster yards from his home because his dustbin had been stolen has been convicted of fly-tipping.

Amy gets cancer all-clear

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Amy Meehan

7:20am Sunday 19th October 2008

A young mum who endured more than six months of gruelling treatment for advanced cervical cancer has been given the all-clear.

Parents in appeal to save playgroup

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: From the left, Debbie Ealham, Matthew Pedley, Carol Beardmore, Kimberley Wright and her son Maxwell.

11:00pm Thursday 16th October 2008

Parents are calling for 11th hour support to save a popular playgroup.


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