Trevor Adams
Trevor Adams is your community correspondent for Laisterdyke. He can be contacted on 07817 466502

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.

Man, 20, shot in Bradford street

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The scene of last night's shooting in Dick Lane, Bradford

9:23am Tuesday 21st August 2012

A 20-year-old man suffered a leg wound when he was shot in a Bradford street last night.

Laisterdyke students on track for film success

8:50am Wednesday 4th April 2012

A group of Bradford schoolchildren have made the final of a national film-making competition.

Laisterdyke Business and Enterprise College students are picture perfect

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The college students

8:10am Wednesday 7th March 2012

Budding photographers at Laisterdyke Business and Enterprise College have been challenge to practice what they have been taught – by getting a photograph published to support a press release about their course.

Laisterdyke pupils use film to promote litter pick

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Zainab Hamid, 13, Sidrah Bibi, 12, Hadiya Khan, 13, Ikra Zoya, 12, and Iqra Zahoor

5:40am Wednesday 15th February 2012

Five pupils at a Bradford school have created a short film called The BD3 Litter Club to inspire people to take part in a litter pick in their area.

Cannabis farm is found in Laisterdyke

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The cannabis found in Bryanstone Road

10:10am Saturday 4th February 2012

A cannabis factory has been discovered by police in a Bradford house after residents reported an unusual smell.

Anger as vandals hit Laisterdyke Library again

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Mohammed Shafiq outside Laisterdyke Library which has been repeatedly hit by vandalism

8:45am Tuesday 6th December 2011

A councillor has condemned vandals who have repeatedly targeted a library in Bradford used by thousands of residents in his ward.

Pupils' images of city are positively creative

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Image from PictureGalleryModule_ID:3146817

12:07pm Tuesday 12th July 2011

A series of posters with positive images from around the city have been created in sections by a group of schoolchildren ahead of a day to celebrate Bradford.

Laisterdyke Business and Enterprise College 'put £1million at risk'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jen McIntosh, Laisterdyke College principal

7:30am Tuesday 5th July 2011

A Bradford secondary school exposed more than £1 million of its funds to “significant risk of loss” by placing it in the accounts of two private firms it had formed, say auditors.

Characters come to life for Laisterdyke students

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Author Cathy Cassidy with some of the pupils

11:56am Friday 3rd June 2011

Children’s author Cathy Cassidy has been giving youngsters at a Bradford school an insight into her life as a writer.

Laisterdyke drug thief to pay £37,000

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Naheem Malik

9:40am Tuesday 8th March 2011

A pharmacy worker, who was jailed for stealing more than £500,000 of human growth hormone drugs from his employers, has been ordered to pay back nearly £40,000.

Addict admits murdering war veteran in knife frenzy

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Michael Dalton who faces life in jail for the killing of a war veteran

8:00am Saturday 13th November 2010

A drug addict who murdered a defenceless war veteran in a frenzied stabbing attack has been warned by a judge that he could spend the rest of his life behind bars.

Robber is jailed over kill threats

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Adam Coleman

9:04am Friday 29th October 2010

An elderly farmer’s legs “turned to jelly” when a robber claimed to have a gun and threatened to shoot him, a Court heard.

Zak traumatised by heartless burglary

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Zak’s sister Paula and brother Danny Lawless with a picture of Zak

8:20am Thursday 28th October 2010

A desperately-ill youngster has been left “traumatised” after burglars raided his home, taking medical equipment and some of his most treasured possessions.

Man, 44, charged with murder of Laisterdyke pensioner

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Flowers are left outside Alan Pedder's home

8:00am Thursday 2nd September 2010

A man has appeared in Court accused of the murder of an armed services veteran.

Man charged after widower found dead

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police seal off the scene in Gibson Street

9:00am Wednesday 1st September 2010

A man has been charged with the murder of an 80-year-old widower. Alan Pedder's body was discovered at his Gibson Street home on Saturday by his nephew, who alerted police.

Murder probe after man stabbed to death

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police seal off the scene in Gibson Street

9:01am Wednesday 1st September 2010

A murder investigation was under way last night after an 86-year-old war veteran was stabbed to death in his Bradford home.

Pharmacy worker jailed for £625,000 theft

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Naheem Malik

6:20am Friday 9th July 2010

A pharmacy worker, who stole £625,000 of human growth hormone drugs from his employers, has been jailed for more than five years.

Crimewatch appeal over bank raids

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The scene of the bank raid in Leeds Road

8:00am Saturday 3rd July 2010

Detectives will make a televised appeal for help in tracing armed robbers who raided a Bradford bank and are believed to have tried to rob another.

Rachael's visit is an inspiration

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Rachael Mackenzie

11:13am Monday 28th June 2010

The UK’s first female world Thai boxing champion visited a Bradford school.

‘Do houses up or pull them down’

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Mohammed Shafiq in front of the derelict buildings in New Lane, Laisterdyke

8:00am Wednesday 23rd June 2010

Community leaders have expressed concern about the safety of a row of derelict houses after firefighters tackling a blaze in one of them found a homeless man hiding in the cellar.

£600,000 hormone thief is facing jail

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Naheem Malik

7:40am Friday 18th June 2010

A pharmacy worker who stole more than £600,000 of human growth hormone to help his body building hobby has been warned to expect a long jail sentence.

I’m diligent,says man accused of drugs theft

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Naheem Malik

6:20am Thursday 17th June 2010

A pharmacy dispenser accused of stealing human growth hormone valued at £625,000 to aid his body-building hobby told a jury he was a diligent and honest employee.

Dispenser 'stole £625,000 of drugs'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Naheem Malik

10:48am Tuesday 15th June 2010

A pharmacy worker stole human growth hormone valued at more than £600,000 to help his body building hobby, a jury has been told.

Retiring heads are off to a flying start

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Joan Law

11:26am Thursday 13th May 2010

How’s that for high-flying retirement plans? Two Bradford head teachers with 79 years’ experience between them are calling time on their careers and indulging in personal passions for cricket and aeroplanes.

Stolen goods 'fence' netted £56,000 whilst claiming dole

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: David Martin who was jailed for five years

7:00am Wednesday 28th April 2010

A rogue trader and handler of stolen goods who amassed a £56,000 fortune while illegally pocketing benefits has been jailed for five years after a two-year-long investigation.

Health centres set for a revamp

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Helen Hirst, director of service development at Bradford and Airedale Teaching Primary Care Trust

9:48am Thursday 25th March 2010

Ageing health centres in deprived areas of the district are set to be replaced by modern premises under a redevelopment scheme approved by NHS Bradford and Airedale.

VIDEO: Murder probe as man, 19, dies after Bradford street attack

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police and forensic officers work at the scene of the fatal stabbing in Gladstone Street, Laisterdyke

11:40am Tuesday 16th March 2010

A murder investigation has started after a man, 19, died following a street attack in Bradford today.

‘I thought twice about re-opening’

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mohammed Shaban, owner of Killinghall Fisheries, outside the business

2:02pm Saturday 27th February 2010

A Bradford businessman today revealed that at first he had no intention of re-opening his fish and chip shop after it was destroyed in a fireball car crash that claimed the lives of four young men.

Three quizzed over Laisterdyke armed robbery released

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The scene of the robbery in Leeds Road

12:36pm Tuesday 9th February 2010

Two men who had been questioned by police in connection with an armed robbery at a Bradford bank have been released.

Three arrested over Leeds Road armed bank robbery

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The scene of the robbery in Leeds Road

11:50am Thursday 4th February 2010

Police arrested three people today in connection with an armed robbery at Yorkshire Bank in Leeds Road, Laisterdyke, Bradford.

Ten years on run will end in jail

8:13am Thursday 4th February 2010

A rapist on the run for ten years has been warned by a judge that he will spend a long time behind bars.

Students show they mean business

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Some of the Laisterdyke students involved in the scheme

11:15am Monday 1st February 2010

A college has joined a scheme raising money for a cancer-care hospice.

Police seize cash and drugs

12:18pm Thursday 28th January 2010

Cash and drugs were seized after a raid, police say.

Residents call for bollards review

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor David Ward with residents and the bollards

12:20pm Sunday 24th January 2010

Residents are calling on Bradford Council to review a decision to remove bollards installed near their homes.

Pupils' ideas are 'just the ticket'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The youngsters are pictured with Bradford City captain Zesh Rehman

9:44am Monday 21st December 2009

These enterprising students are helping keep Bradford City bosses on the ball.

Head stands by her plea to parents in letter

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Principal Joan Law with the letter

5:19pm Thursday 15th October 2009

The head of a majority Muslim school in Bradford, who sparked parents’ anger after sending out what they say is an “insulting” letter, says she stands by her comments.

Delight at Council U-turn on bollards

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor David Ward

7:20pm Saturday 3rd October 2009

Residents living at a retired people’s complex in Laisterdyke are celebrating after a U-turn on bollards near their home.

Bag snatched from woman

3:14pm Thursday 17th September 2009

A woman had her handbag snatched after she was dragged to the floor and kicked by a man.

'How airport cash saved our library'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Mohammed Shafiq

8:18am Monday 7th September 2009

A Bradford library has been given a £10,000 cash lifeline to allow vital repairs to be carried out.

Talented pupils show their skills

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pupils from Laisterdyke Business and Enterprise College who took part in the Laisterdyke’s Got Talent contest

9:39am Friday 26th June 2009

Enterprising youngsters took to the stage as they performed in their own Laisterdyke’s Got Talent competition.

Students mean business

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 15-year-old art and design student Hamid Mahmood, who received a certificate, with a piece of his work

8:51am Wednesday 17th June 2009

Top vocational learners were rewarded for their hard work at a celebration event held at Laisterdyke Business & Enterprise College.

Work will give area a real lift

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Adrian Naylor and housing manager Neil Watson

7:07pm Thursday 26th March 2009

A part of Bradford will get a £5 million facelift over the next two years as part of plans to regenerate the Bradford-Leeds corridor.

Judge orders Laisterdyke attack dog to be destroyed

10:42am Friday 20th March 2009

A judge yesterday ordered the destruction of a Japanese Akita that broke loose and savaged two boys.

Man shot in chest in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police seal off the main road outside the scene of the shooting

11:28am Thursday 19th March 2009

A 21-year-old man was shot in Bradford today.

Laisterdyke pupils enter the world of finance

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pictured with Mr Kilner are Haseeb Khan, Intikhab Alam,  Faizan Jamil, and Abdul Jalil

10:48am Thursday 5th March 2009

Business students had a go where city bankers have failed and played the game of world finance.

Pupils boxing clever with police

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Laisterdyke pupils with represntatives from the police and Bradford Police and College Boxing Academy

10:30am Thursday 5th March 2009

School pupils in Bradford are getting lessons in boxing skills as part of a police project.

Masked robbers strike at Bradford cricket club

10:32am Tuesday 24th February 2009

Two women were forced by armed robbers to empty the safe at a Bradford cricket club.

Police plea over Laisterdyke sex assault

3:23pm Monday 16th February 2009

Police are hunting a man who sexually assaulted a woman while she was walking with her friend in Laisterdyke, Bradford.

New cameras on road welcomed

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Ghazanfer Khaliq

9:58pm Wednesday 28th January 2009

Community leaders have welcomed plans to install speed cameras on a stretch of road that has become notorious for collisions.



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