Horror novel writer jailed for molesting Bradford girl, four

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Judge Jonathan Rose

6:02am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A DEPRAVED horror writer has been jailed for more than four years for sexually abusing a four-year-old Bradford girl while on police bail for hoarding child pornography.

Man, 30, dies of his injuries after being found on fire at Bradford playing field

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PROBE: An officer examines the scene where the man was found on fire

5:02am Saturday 23rd August 2014

DETECTIVES are investigating the horrific death of a man who was found engulfed in flames on a popular Bradford playing field.

Detectives make breakthrough in unsolved murder of Bradford grandad Clement 'Butch' Desmier

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: MURDERED: Clement Desmier

7:02am Saturday 23rd August 2014

POLICE have made a breakthrough which could lead to justice for the family of murdered grandad Clement 'Butch' Desmier.

Campaign to save Bradford care home from closure is backed by hundreds of families

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PROTEST: David and Marcia Thomas with Becky Naylor, (centre), with the petition

8:32am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A CAMPAIGN to save a residential home from closure is gathering support from hundreds of people across the district.

Group which supports young homeless is nominated for Community Stars award

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Staff and volunteers from the Bradford Nightstop charity. From L/R: Terry Pugh, Rachel Hiley, Kath Pugh, Jurine Blackwood, Tony Lightowler, Sinead Garry (Bradford Nightstop chair), Graham Walsh, Corine Campbell (development worker), Janice Thorpe and Mich

10:02am Saturday 23rd August 2014

VOLUNTEERS who gave more than 7,000 hours to support homeless young people across the Bradford district last year are the latest nominees in this year's Telegraph & Argus Community Stars Awards.

British Transport Police numbers grow

6:13am Saturday 23rd August 2014

BRITISH Transport Police, responsible for railway stations and other rail property, had 283 officers to cover the North East district, which includes Bradford and surrounding areas, last year. Nationally, the service had grown to 2,931 officers from 2,835 six years previously, a period when most police forces have seen numbers contract.

VIDEO: Police probe after man found badly burned on playing field in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PROBE: Police examine the area where the man was found

12:50pm Friday 22nd August 2014

POLICE are investigating after a man was found with serious burns on playing fields in Bradford.

Family of murdered Bradford grandfather appeal for help to catch killers on second anniversary of his death

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: MURDERED: Clement Desmier

8:32am Friday 22nd August 2014

THE family of murdered Bradford grandfather, Clement 'Butch' Desmier, has made a fresh plea for information to find his killers on the second anniversary of his death.

Four new Bradford swimming pool sites unveiled as axe still hangs over baths

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:01am Friday 22nd August 2014

FAVOURED sites for new swimming pools across Bradford can be revealed today as a month-long public consultation starts next week over the Council's controversial plans.

Homes in Bradford evacuated over gas blast fears

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cat rescued from tree

10:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

A PREGNANT woman, children and homeowners were evacuated from their homes in Bradford due to fears of a major gas explosion early today.

VIDEO: Land Rover burst into flames on way to Bradford car dealer

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

2:32pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A Land Rover burst into flames while being delivered to a Bradford motor dealer and was burned out.

Police and firefighters called out to fire at children's home

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Burning towel caused kitchen fire

11:15am Friday 22nd August 2014

POLICE and firefighters were sent to a children's home in Allerton, Bradford, last night after a sofa was set alight.

Bradford restaurants bid to win Curry Capital title for fourth time

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Curry Capital battle begins for Zaara's Harry Khinda

7:01am Friday 22nd August 2014

FOOD fans have voted for the four top restaurants they hope will help Bradford keep its Curry Capital of Britain title for the fourth year running.

Housing group axes Bradford training centre

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Accent Housing trainees at work

6:32am Friday 22nd August 2014

A HOUSING association's training and employment service which has served 9,300 young people across the Bradford district has closed due to worsening results.

Fans urged by police to make City's cup clash with Leeds a sporting occasion to remember

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: FLASHBACK: City's Michael Flynn lines up for his shot before scoring in the 2011 League Cup clash against Leeds

7:11pm Friday 22nd August 2014

POLICE are encouraging football fans to make Bradford City's derby clash with Leeds United a sporting occasion to remember, as policing plans for the game are finalised.

Man, 56, suffered fatal injuries when he ran into path of car, Bradford inquest told

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Four-month-old baby girl died from 'unexplained' suffocation  at Bradford home, inquest told

5:49pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A MAN died from traumatic brain injuries when he ran into the path of a car as he crossed a busy Bradford road in the wrong place, an inquest has heard.

Bradford Bronte Rotary Club president Dave West tackles 188-mile charity hike

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Bronte Rotary Club president Dave West prepares for his fundraising hike for Cancer Research UK

3:32pm Friday 22nd August 2014

THE president of a Rotary club is preparing for a two-week fundraising hike.

Bradford Council right to refuse taxi plan, says government inspector

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Council right to refuse taxi plan, says government inspector

12:58pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A GOVERNMENT inspector has decided Bradford Council was right to refuse a planned taxi booking office in Lidget Green.

Man blamed the devil when he attacked his sister

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Blind and partially deaf man denies conspiracy to supply class A drugs

6:53am Friday 22nd August 2014

A SCHIZOPHRENIC man who blamed the devil when he attacked his sister and stabbed a knife into his mother's furniture, has been made the subject of a Hospital Order.

Former soldier's marathon barrel challenge heads to Bradford and Keighley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Gavin Sandford on his marathon charity challenge

1:30pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A FORMER solider who is tackling 45 marathons in as many days to raise £100,000 for charity is due to pass through the Bradford district this weekend.

VIDEO: Football team says matches may be cancelled due to horse droppings problem

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Aamir Sajad with his clear up kit required to get games on at Gain Lane Recreation ground

8:40pm Thursday 21st August 2014

THE manager of a junior league football team in Bradford is warning he may have to cancel matches due to the state of their home pitch which is regularly littered with horse manure.

Number of foreign tourists visiting Yorkshire up by 37 per cent

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Welcome to Yorkshire chief executive Gary Verity

7:45am Friday 22nd August 2014

THE number of foreign tourists visiting Yorkshire increased by 37 per cent last summer, according to figures released by Visit Britain.

One in seven Bradford workers are now self-employed

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: RAISE A GLASS: Businesswoman and beer expert Leigh Terry has opened her own brewery in Baildon

7:02am Friday 22nd August 2014

MORE than one in seven workers in Bradford are their “own boss” after a self-employment boom, new figures show.

Muslim community leader defends decision to boycott meeting with Israeli ambassador

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: BOYCOTT: Zulfi Karim, secretary of Bradford Council for Mosques, who refused to attend a meeting with the Israeli ambassador

6:43pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A MUSLIM community leader has revealed his reasons for boycotting a Bradford meeting with Israeli Ambassador Daniel Taub earlier this week, which ended up being plunged into controversy.

Late blast of summer provides city centre entertainment

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: FUN: Harley-Rose Wooding  is duck hunting

4:59pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A LATE blast of summer hit Bradford today as Centenary Square was turned into a fairground by a city charity.

People urged to get their running shoes on for the Bradford City Runs

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sam Butterworth, sports and societies officer at Bradford University gets ready for the Bradford City run

8:23am Friday 22nd August 2014

GET on your running shoes and start training now for this year's Bradford City Runs, in aid of the Telegraph & Argus Bradford Crocus Cancer Appeal.

Live LIVE BLOG: Wait is over for Bradford pupils as GCSE results revealed

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

9:13am Thursday 21st August 2014

All the GCSE results news and results from across the Bradford district as they come in.

11 ways to go if someone tries to take your picture on results day

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: No, REALLY jump for joy

5:53pm Thursday 21st August 2014

So, it’s either going to be the best day or the worst day of your life. The last thing you really want when you’re about to open your GCSE results letter is for a T&A photographer to turn up. So how do you react?

Final suspect hunted in police sting operation to catch Bradford drug dealers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: HUNTED: The last outstanding Operation Stalebank suspect

6:02am Thursday 21st August 2014

A MAJOR police operation to tackle class A drug dealing in Bradford, which has seen jail sentences of more than 300 years handed out, has one last suspect to track down.

Boy, two, taken to hospital after blaze at Bradford house

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cat rescued from tree

5:48pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A TWO-year-old boy had to be taken to hospital after a blaze at his Bradford home today caused by an unattended candle.

Teenage 'three strikes' burglar locked up for more than two years

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Nathan Webster

7:20pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A TEENAGE "three strikes" burglar who ransacked homes to make off with family treasures has been branded a menace and locked up for more than two years.

Violent Bradford convict still on the run

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: HUNTED: Escaped prisoner Ian Stirzaker

4:16pm Thursday 21st August 2014

DETECTIVES hunting for a violent Bradford prisoner who absconded from an open jail say he is still on the run.

Man accused of raping woman in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: TRIAL: The case continues at Bradford Crown Court

3:36pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A 30-YEAR-OLD man is to stand trial accused of raping a woman in the Bradford area 20 months ago.

Horse rescued from river by firefighters

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The horse with its rescuers

3:22pm Thursday 21st August 2014

LUCKY for this 14-year-old horse called Gypsy that its rescuers were able to pull it safely out of the water after it tumbled from a nearby field into the River Calder.

Man charged with burgling nursery

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Serving police officer cleared of raping a schoolgirl

3:12pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A 21-YEAR-OLD man has appeared at Bradford Crown Court on a video link from prison charged with burgling a children's day nursery.

Thief jailed for stealing 13 pallets

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Serving police officer cleared of raping a schoolgirl

3:03pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A THIEF has been jailed for six weeks for stealing 13 pallets from a health product business in Bradford.

Man is cleared of keeping a brothel

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Blind and partially deaf man denies conspiracy to supply class A drugs

3:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A MAN has today been cleared of keeping a brothel in the Bradford area.

Body found in Russian mountains thought to be that of Ilkley hiker

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: John Stiles, of Ilkley, who disappeared while hiking in the Russian Caucasus mountains last November

5:12am Thursday 21st August 2014

A BODY believed to be that of a missing father-of-two from the district has been recovered from remote high ground in the Russian Caucausus Mountains.

Householders warned about rogue roofers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Val Slater

5:32pm Thursday 21st August 2014

ROGUE roofers are causing misery by targeting elderly householders and persuading them to pay thousands of pounds for unnecessary or sub-standard work, West Yorkshire Trading Standards (WYTS) has warned.

VIDEO: Record attempt woman tackling 53 marathons in 53 days arrives in Bradford city centre

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Amy Hughes, who is attempting to run 53 marathons in 53 days, seen here in Bradford city centre

5:07pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

BRADFORD has played a part in a marathon runner's attempt to break a world record while raising money for a charity which helps children affected by brain tumours.

RSPCA sees trebling in numbers of dogs needing new homes in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: REHOMED: Rescued dog Freya with her new owners Robert and Julie Sutcliffe

8:02am Thursday 21st August 2014

THE number of dogs needing new homes have trebled at a Bradford's RSPCA animal centre.

Lottery cash will help rebuild lives in Little Horton

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: At the learning and well-being zone at St Oswald's Church are (front) Ian Burlinson and Fran Holgate with some of the centre users

6:34pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A LEARNING and well-being zone in a Bradford church is marking the start of a new project - thanks to a Lottery grant.

Boost for young unemployed in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Ralph Berry, the executive member for Children and Young People's services

10:41am Thursday 21st August 2014

FIVE community projects which work to help young jobless people are to get support from Bradford Council.

What are the options after day of reckoning for GSCE students

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ella Martin, Penny Webster, Louise Fenn and Harriet Marchesi celebrate their A-level results

5:54pm Thursday 21st August 2014

TODAY is the day of reckoning for thousands of teenagers in Bradford, who will finally reap the fruits of their labours - or not - with GCSE results.

MEP hits out over EU vacuum cleaner rules

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CALLS: Amjad Bashir

5:40pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Householders in the Bradford area planning to buy a powerful vacuum cleaner have been warned by local MEP Amjad Bashir to act quickly before an EU ban comes into force.

Donkeys benefit from friends' walking challenge

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Fund raiser Sarah Dembickjy with donkey Billy O

5:32pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A DONKEY sanctuary is one of four good causes to benefit after four Bradford friends completed a 30 mile charity trek in the Lake District.

Children step back to Victorian times at Bradford Industrial Museum

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Gabby Lock, 8, with Nicola Fox, who helps her decorate a dolly peg during the Victorian-themed family activities at Bradford Industrial Museum

7:40am Thursday 21st August 2014

FAMILIES enjoyed an opportunity to step back into Victorian times at Bradford Industrial Museum yesterday.

Keighley to host Lego show

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A Lego model of the Titanic

11:07am Thursday 21st August 2014

KEIGHLEY is to host its first ever Lego Brick Show.

Bradford families revel in community fun day at cricket club

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A Community Council Mela was held at Girlington Cricket club, where those taking part in the sack race included THEY'RE OFF: Lehya Meer, Qais Meer, Nimrah Ashraf, Rauf Abbas and Aysha Abbas take part in the sack race

7:28am Thursday 21st August 2014

A FUN-filled community mela delighted children and families in Bradford yesterday.

Students' television licence warning

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (7242087)

4:32am Thursday 21st August 2014

UNIVERSITY bosses in Bradford are warning freshers not to fall foul of the law even before they arrive in the city.



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