Peter Walker
Peter Walker is your community correspondent for Wyke. He can be contacted on 01274 600846

Wyke News

10:00am Friday 6th December 2013

CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP CHURCH: The organisers of a coffee morning held in aid of the MacMillan Cancer Relief thank all who supported this event which raised £270. Tonight the Youth Groups meet in the Church from 6.15pm. Morning worship on Sunday at 10.30am will be by Glenn Wilson and the 6.30pm service is with David Wilson. The Toddler Group meets on Monday and Tuesday from 9.45am. The coffee morning is on Thursday from 10am. The writers’ workshop is on Thursday in the church from 12.30pm.

Wyke News

2:24pm Thursday 24th October 2013

COFFEE: A coffee morning in aid of the Macmillan cancer support is being held on Thursday from 10am to noon in the Wyke Christian Fellowship Church.

Wyke news

10:00am Friday 17th May 2013

JUDY WOODS: The annual wild flower walk, arranged by the Friends of Judy Woods, is being held on Wednesday led by Alice Gingell and will be leaving the entrance to the woods in Station Road, off Huddersfield Road, at 7pm. The walk is open to all wishing to know more about the flora in the woods.

Wyke news

12:00pm Friday 8th February 2013

ST MARY’S: The uniformed branches of the church continue to meet during the week. Holy Communion will be celebrated by the Reverend Adrian Cragg on Sunday at 10.30am.

Police renew witness appeal over Wrose robbery

9:00am Monday 31st December 2012

Police have issued a new appeal for witnesses after a robbery at a house in Clara Road, Wrose, Bradford.

Wyke sewerage upgrade will reduce flood risk

8:00am Monday 31st December 2012

Work is to begin on an £800,000 project to improve a sewerage system in Wyke to stop homes getting flooded.

‘Man raped 11-year-old girl at his Wyke home’

7:00am Friday 30th November 2012

A 40-year-old man is on trial at Bradford Crown Court accused of sexually abusing three young girls.

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.

Go-ahead for rugby centre of excellence at former Wyke Manor School campus

9:00am Wednesday 7th November 2012

Bradford Council’s executive yesterday agreed to give the initial go-ahead to turn a former school site into a Rugby League centre of excellence.

Enforcement action over sale of cars at Wyke

9:00am Wednesday 24th October 2012

An enforcement notice has been issued following complaints that the grounds of a house in Wyke, Bradford, is being used for the storage of vehicles in connection with a car sales business.

Planners refuse 'intrusive' storage container

8:00am Tuesday 23rd October 2012

The “excessive size” of a storage container means it has fallen foul of planning chiefs.

Wyke news

2:14pm Thursday 4th October 2012

FUNGI: The Friends of Judy Woods hold a Fungi Walk on Saturday led by Varsha Patel and Joan Dobson. Meet at the Station Road entrance to the woods, off Huddersfield Road, at 2pm.

Youngsters at Wyke primary school are wild about science

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pictured with Sid the Grass Snake are Jack Rothery and Neve Wormwald.

8:50am Friday 23rd March 2012

Youngsters at a primary school in Bradford got up close to creepie crawlies to learn more about how animals move as part of National Science and Engineering Week.

Wyke News

5:51pm Thursday 16th February 2012

TOWNWOMEN’S GUILD: The next meeting is on Tuesday at 2.15pm in the Methodist Church Hall when Ann Drake will talk about ’This Little Piggy’.

Arsonists blamed for Wyke fire

10:01am Tuesday 31st January 2012

Arsonists are believed to be responsible for setting a car on fire at the end of a track in Bradford.

Wyke stables plans are rejected

3:10pm Monday 30th January 2012

Plans to build stables and a tack room on green belt have been rejected.

Cannabis grown in Wyke woman’s home

6:00am Tuesday 24th January 2012

A woman who allowed her home to be used for the cultivation of cannabis was sentenced yesterday at Bradford Crown Court.

Wyke News

8:10am Friday 20th January 2012

ROYAL BRITISH LEGION: The next monthly meeting of the Low Moor and Wyke Branch is on Wednesday at 8pm in the Harold Club, Huddersfield Road.

Shirley Manor Primary in Wyke given 'good' Ofsted report

4:20am Friday 20th January 2012

A Bradford primary school has been praised by Ofsted inspectors.

Wood group meets

10:37am Thursday 19th January 2012

The Outer Turning Circle woodturning group meets on the second and last Wednesday of each month at Wyke Centre, Towngate, Wyke. Newcomers are welcome to attend the next session, which will be on Wednesday, January 25, at 1pm.

Wyke couple appeal for camera’s memory card taken in burglary

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Kimberley Laws and Adam Sullivan with Elijah and Lilly Boo

9:00am Wednesday 10th August 2011

A young Bradford couple have been left angry and upset after a digital camera containing the only pictures of their children as new-borns was stolen during a burglary at their home.

Bradford men are fined £100 each for dumping bar fittings in Wyke

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The pile of rubbish

7:40am Friday 10th June 2011

Three men have escaped with £100 fines despite fly-tipping an “extensive mound” of unwanted bar fittings in a car park in Bradford.

Wyke woodland homes bid wins approval

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Peter Walker, of the Friends of Judy Woods, would like the trees in Shirley Manor woodland to be protected

7:00am Friday 1st April 2011

A controversial housing development in Bradford which will lead to the loss of woodland has been backed in principle by councillors.

Wyke woman organises fun day for charity

11:24am Thursday 31st March 2011

A 24-year-old woman, of Wyke, Bradford, is organising a family fun day to raise money for a charity close to her heart.

VIDEO: Wyke schoolgirl becomes special police constable for the day

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Chloe McGuire has a day on patrol with PCSO Denis Bennett in Wyke

10:00am Saturday 22nd January 2011

A primary school pupil from Bradford donned a police uniform and went on the beat with an officer.

School to host event to show services

3:46pm Tuesday 11th January 2011

Families are being invited to find out about what services are available to them at Shirley Manor Primary School in Wyke on Wednesday, January 19.

Wyke youngsters present Nativity for pensioners

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Christine Rushforth with, from the left, Finlay Burran, Sky McLay and Kraish

9:41am Thursday 23rd December 2010

More than 40 youngsters participated in a special nativity production.

Widow of Wyke soldier presented with medal

11:14am Thursday 9th December 2010

The widow of a Bradford soldier killed 22 years ago while serving in Northern Ireland has been presented with the Elizabeth Cross.

Wyke school given toys by Bradford YMCA

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: trikeSt Mary’s staff and pupils with toys donated by YMCA in Bradford

8:00am Wednesday 8th December 2010

A crime-blighted nursery school in Bradford has been given an early Christmas present with a gift of toys from the YMCA charity.

Staff heartbroken at nursery thefts

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Nursery manager Claire Cooper outside the shed targeted in the latest raid

10:02am Wednesday 17th November 2010

Staff at a community children’s nursery in Bradford have been left “devastated” by a series of break-ins and thefts of toys they say they cannot afford to replace.

Belinda is a cut above the rest

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Belinda Dwyer

10:04am Monday 15th November 2010

A Bradford hair stylist has struck success at the World Hairdressing Championships in Paris.

PCSO Daniel hits top gear on patrol

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PCSO Daniel Cordwell with Sergeant Claire Archer

11:50am Tuesday 26th October 2010

Officer traces four stolen vehicles in just two hours on a Bradford estate

Help fight cancer and think pink

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Catherine Barrett, centre, Scarlett Thompson and Emma Richardson model the range

9:23am Monday 18th October 2010

The manager of a clothes shop is marking the first anniversary of her own breast cancer diagnosis by encouraging shoppers to snap up a fun, pink fashion range in support of Cancer Research UK.

Speed limit cut at site of fatal accident

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Former Bradford Bulls coach Eddie McGuinness

9:02am Friday 1st October 2010

The speed limit on one of the main roads into Bradford will be cut by 10mph in a bid to reduce deaths and injuries, highways engineers have confirmed.

Four Bradford ‘drug factories’ are raided by police

10:16am Friday 20th August 2010

Bradford police have swooped on four suspected cannabis factories.

Rebuilt schools will be ready in 2012

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An artist’s impression of how Appleton Academy will look

11:43am Wednesday 11th August 2010

Two Bradford school rebuilding projects with a total cost of £54 million should now be completed by 2012 after getting the go-ahead from the Government.

Pupils paint safety messages

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lucy Nelson, Sinead Hallam, Olivia Dean and Hannah Gummery with Mick Quealy of ISG

4:07pm Tuesday 27th July 2010

Posters designed by four pupils of Shirley Manor Primary School in Wyke, have been selected to adorn the construction sites operated by national firm ISG.

Police probe Wyke 'car-jacking'

8:30am Tuesday 27th July 2010

Police are investigating reports of an alleged car jacking.

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.

‘Academy decisions due soon’

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Rachel Kidd, principal of Dixons Allerton Academy

8:20am Thursday 8th July 2010

The future of rebuilding projects at Bradford’s newest academies could be decided as early as next month.

Pupils get rare insight into Auschwitz

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Iby Knell tells her story

11:18am Monday 5th July 2010

Pupils at a school in Wyke, Bradford, were given a rare insight into the life of a Holocaust survivor.

Family plans fitting tribute to Krystyna

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Krystyna Zawistowicz

2:02pm Tuesday 29th June 2010

The life story of a courageous Polish woman who survived being shot by the Nazis looks set to be turned into a book by her family.

Wyke youngsters volunteer to clean up church area

12:28pm Thursday 13th May 2010

Young people in Wyke have volunteered to play a big part in a scheme to spruce up their local environment.

VIDEO: Ram raiders attack Wyke shop

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The scene of devastation outside the shop

4:20pm Wednesday 14th April 2010

Shocked residents told of how hooded raiders fought desperately to drag away a cash machine from a convenience store in Wyke, Bradford.

Warning to cabbies after two robberies

6:04pm Tuesday 13th April 2010

Police have urged cabbies in Bradford to take extra care following two robberies which officers believe are linked.

Plans for libraries unveiled

10:16pm Tuesday 30th March 2010

Haworth will become the “library hub” for the Worth Valley in a scheme, councillors have been told.

11 years for men in £3m Spanish drugs smuggling plot

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Harold Rawson

7:00am Saturday 27th March 2010

An international drugs gang has been jailed for 43 years for smuggling cannabis worth £3 million from Spain to Bradford in a lorry with a false floor.

New Bradford libraries may be rubber-stamped

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Anne Hawkesworth

8:00am Wednesday 24th March 2010

Bradford Council is being asked to approve plans for new and replacement libraries at Haworth, Idle and Wyke, following a review of the service.

Pupils are lapping it up!

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pictured with the new laptops are pupils, from the left, Katie Mutabheni, Charlotte Prosser and Rebecca Crowther

2:15pm Tuesday 23rd March 2010

Children got their hands on some hi-tech classroom kit to develop writing skills.

Police fine 52 drivers in day of action

5:37pm Monday 22nd March 2010

More than 50 motorists were stopped by officers from the Tong and Wyke Neighbourhood Policing Team during a police action day.



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