Monica Leyburn
Monica Leyburn is your community correspondent for Apperley Bridge. She can be contacted on 01274 593266

Apperley Bridge and Greengates News

8:00am Monday 27th January 2014

WELCOME: Greengates Parish Church Ladies Nights have become popular with more than 40 women attending. The next Ladies Night has a Valentine theme and takes place on Friday, February 7, from 7pm. Beauticians will be available, plus nail experts and eyebrow threading. Take food to share for the buffet supper. Call 07526 269368.

Apperley Bridge news

10:00am Monday 16th September 2013

GROUP: Jolly Tots for parents, carers and children from birth meet on Mondays 1pm to 3pm at Greengates Parish Church Hall.

Apperley Bridge man died from complication after surgery

8:20am Wednesday 25th April 2012

A delivery driver who had surgery on his knee after falling down steps at home died two weeks later from a post-operation complication.

Apperley Bridge and Greengates News

10:20am Monday 6th February 2012

SALE: SNOOP (Special Needs Objective Outreach Project) will be holding a good-as-new sale of children’s clothes suitable for ages up to 12 on Friday at the Springdale Centre from 2.30pm to 3.30pm. SNOOP has vacancies for their leisure activities for young people aged 16 to 25 who have special needs. Sessions are 4pm to 8pm Monday to Friday and Saturday 10am to 2pm term time. During school and college holidays we are open all day Monday to Friday. Telephone (01274) 619906.

Apperley Bridge station approved in spending review

8:20am Wednesday 30th November 2011

Apperley Bridge railway station has been given the go ahead by the Government as part of a £5 billion injection to get the economy moving.

Apperley Bridge horsewoman's anger at West Yorkshire Police

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Beverley Beta with her horse B

7:31am Thursday 14th July 2011

A woman rider believes she has tracked down the hit-and-run driver who struck her horse and nearly dumped her in a canal.

Widow issues plea over asbestos claim

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Margaret Cooper

11:40am Monday 23rd May 2011

The widow of a man who died after being exposed to asbestos at work is appealing for his former work colleagues at a Bradford textile mill to come forward.

VIDEO: Woman taken to hospital as car flips over

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Scene of the accident at Apperley Bridge this evening

11:49pm Monday 17th January 2011

A woman was taken to hospital after the car she was driving flipped onto its side following a crash in Apperley Lane, Bradford.

Station may go ahead despite financial cuts

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An artist’s impression of the proposed railway station at Apperley Bridge

9:54am Wednesday 27th October 2010

by Anika Bourley Parliamentary Correspondent Plans to build two new rail stations could still go ahead, but transport chiefs must look at how the scheme can be delivered at a cheaper cost.

Guides' centenary celebrations make a splash

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Girl Guide Leaders Laura Revell and Fi Williams, both 17, are pictured canoeing.

12:45pm Wednesday 11th August 2010

Girl guides had a splashing time in Apperley Bridge, Bradford, as part of their centenary celebrations.

Boat move to beat closure

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lee Shepherd, left, and a workmate

9:30am Sunday 1st August 2010

The boss of a canal boat business is shipping his vessels across the Pennines to prevent them being marooned when a section of the drought-hit Leeds-Liverpool canal is made off limits today.

Pregnant and terrified as angry driver punched me in face

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pregnant and terrified as angry driver punched me in face

8:57am Wednesday 31st March 2010

A five-months pregnant woman was punched in the face in front of her two-year-old son in a vicious road rage attack.

Study highlights new rail stations success

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Plans for the new Apperley Bridge station

7:20am Monday 29th March 2010

New research has revealed that 22 railway stations have been re-opened across West Yorkshire since the infamous Beeching cuts of the 1960s.

Railway station plans approved

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Michael Ellis (second left) and John Eyles (third from right), major developments manager for Bradford Council, with other councillors and officers inspecting the station area and access roads

11:10pm Wednesday 3rd March 2010

Plans for a new railway station at Apperley Bridge have been approved by Bradford Council.

Update on new station proposals

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An artist's impression of the proposed Apperley Bridge station

12:42pm Thursday 14th January 2010

Plans for three new rail stations will be discussed at a meeting on Friday.

'I'll fight to make killer drivers pay for their crimes'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jennifer Herd, who has started a campaign calling for tougher sentences

9:18am Wednesday 30th December 2009

The daughter of a woman killed alongside her lifelong friend has launched a campaign for tougher sentences for killer drivers – as the man responsible for the double-death announced he would appeal against his jail term.

Plans lodged for new station

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: an artist's impression of how the station will look

6:16pm Thursday 10th December 2009

Plans for a new railway station at Apperley Bridge have been submitted to Bradford Council.

Station and train plans on track

1:34pm Wednesday 7th October 2009

Plans to build a new railway station at Apperley Bridge and introduce extra carriages to cope with the increasing numbers of passengers are on track.

Safety message is ringing bells

9:30am Wednesday 30th September 2009

A scheme to make cyclists and pedestrians safer by fitting bells to bikes has been given a ringing endorsement by neighbourhood police.

VIDEO: Five held after women killed in collision

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Mercedes after the crash

8:05am Thursday 27th August 2009

Two Bradford women have died after their car was in collision with what was believed to have been a stolen red Mercedes CLK 200 in Apperley Bridge.

Pub launches appeal to help children

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: General manager Rebecca Hunter is pictured with some of the items already collected

11:48am Wednesday 1st July 2009

Pubgoers are being urged to give toys, games and stationery to help disadvantaged children in Romania and the UK.

Drama group on the move

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Some of the youngsters from BEAT rehearsing

11:41am Tuesday 9th June 2009

A children’s drama company is celebrating their move to a new theatre.

'DIY store slug pellets killed our lovely dog'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mrs Walch’s daughter Lucy with dogs Milo, right, and Albert

9:44pm Wednesday 3rd June 2009

The owners of a poisoned pet want slug pellet makers to ensure their products have more prominent warning labels.

‘New rail station is on the right lines!’

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An artist's impression of the new station

9:16pm Friday 15th May 2009

by Will Kilner City Centre Reporter These new images of a proposed railway station have gone on display at a public consultation event.

Have your say on Apperley Bridge station

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An artist's impression of the new station

8:54am Friday 15th May 2009

Residents were today given the chance to have a say on plans for a new rail station.

Name the grot spots in clean-up bid

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor David Heseltine, Shipley Area Committee chairman

11:40am Wednesday 6th May 2009

Shipley residents are being urged to nominate “grot spots” as part of a new £330,000 two-year drive to tidy up the area.

Canal tragedy inquest opened

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police stand guard on the towpath at Apperley Bridge

2:59pm Tuesday 30th December 2008

An inquest has been opened today into the death of a 30-year-old Bradford man who drowned in a canal three days before Christmas.

Police name man found in canal

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police stand guard on the towpath at Apperley Bridge

12:17pm Tuesday 23rd December 2008

A man whose body was found in the Leeds-Liverpool Canal at Apperley Bridge has been named as Richard Keating.

Man's body found in lock

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A police officer guards the towpath at Apperley Bridge

11:51am Monday 22nd December 2008

The body of a man has been found at Dobson Lock in Apperley Bridge.

'Black tie event is success'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Linda Enderby, left, and Hayley Collis

9:33am Wednesday 10th December 2008

Bradford Cancer Support’s first Christmas ball was a cracker of an event held at the Stansfield Arms in Apperley Bridge.

Visions of the future on show

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Katie and Linda are pictured with the hospital’s Amanda Whitteron, right, and Kobus Pauw

11:41am Wednesday 26th November 2008

A free seminar was held at the Yorkshire Eye Hospital in Apperley Bridge to mark National Eye Week.

Pie taster crusts his instincts!

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pie-taster James Mason

3:30pm Tuesday 18th November 2008

A man who won a year’s free supply of pies after coming top in a ‘pie-factor’ contest will get a taste of success next month.

Local schools honoured by guide

9:55am Monday 17th November 2008

Several local schools have been named in a survey of the best establishments in the country to be published tomorrow.

'Natural' Emily up for top award

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Emily helps Megan Connell

9:20am Saturday 15th November 2008

A teenager described by her mum as being a “natural” with people with learning difficulties has been nominated for a Bradford Young Citizen Award.

Apperley Bridge restaurant success

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Chris Green, left, and brother Nick

12:41pm Monday 8th September 2008

Two award-winning gastro pub entrepreneur brothers will be hoping to repeat last year’s success in a national Great British pub awards.

Apperley Bridge writer on song

2:19pm Friday 5th September 2008

Richard Ewen has beaten competition from nearly 7,000 hopefuls to reach the final of a national song-writing competition.

Apperley Bridge station plan

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Chris Greaves

3:44pm Friday 8th August 2008

Transport chiefs in the Bradford district have welcomed a £15 million rail growth programme for the region.

Apperley Bridge pub's fun guide

9:53am Monday 21st July 2008

A pub has launched a summer guide for parents to help entertain their children.

Top tory visits Apperley Bridge

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jeremy Hunt chats with Queens Hotel landlord Andrew Hardy

10:30am Friday 18th July 2008

The Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, Jeremy Hunt, was in the Bradford area yesterday to mark National Pub Week.


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