Nearly half of county's 'out of control' bonfires are in Bradford, firefighters warn

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A poster promoting the new WYFRS 'Gone in a Flash' safety campaign, warning how fireworks and bonfires can wreck lives if not used responsibly.

7:38am Saturday 25th October 2014

ALMOST half of all calls to "out of control" bonfires in West Yorkshire last year were made to fires in the Bradford district, it has been revealed.

Classic steam trains, live music and fine beer on offer as railway stages annual festival

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor John Huxley enjoys a pint during the Keighley and Worth Valley beer and music festival

6:06am Saturday 25th October 2014

Real ale fans are raising their glasses this weekend to a mouth-watering combination of classic steam trains, music and fine beer.

Health chiefs urge 'at risk' people to get flu jabs

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: WARNING: People deemed to be 'at risk' have been urged to get vaccinated against flu

8:02am Saturday 25th October 2014

TWO out of five ‘at risk’ people failed to take up their free flu vaccination across Bradford last year.

Residents' association chairman faces backlash over construction site damage

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: ANGER: Residents with the damage caused by construction vehicles at Newill Close, West Bowling

7:47am Saturday 25th October 2014

THE chairman of a residents' association is facing a backlash from neighbours for the impact building work on his home is having.

VIDEO: Burglaries leave girls living in fear

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

7:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

A MOTHER and her young children have been left terrified after burglars targeted their home for the second time in six months.

More than 1,000 runners will pound Bradford's streets during biggest City Runs yet

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Teachers and Pupils from St Bede's and St Joseph's Catholic College ahead of them taking part in the Bradford City Runs

6:18am Saturday 25th October 2014

HUNDREDS of runners will be limbering up tomorrow morning to pound Bradford's streets for the biggest City Runs yet.

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Bradford Telegraph and Argus: UP, UP AND AWAY:  Students at Bradford College released 100 pink balloons to help raise awareness of breast cancer

5:16am Saturday 25th October 2014

THE sky above Bradford College was turned a bright shade of pink yesterday as 100 balloons were released to raise awareness of breast cancer.

Breaking news Murder victim named by police

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police close off part of Great Horton Road

12:57pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A MURDER victim who was stabbed at a house party in Bradford has today been named by police.

Lorry driver cleared of causing death of teenager in M62 hen party crash

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CLEARED: Kevin Ollerhead

4:13pm Friday 24th October 2014

A LORRY driver has been cleared of causing the death of an 18-year-old in a crash on the M62 between his truck and a coach taking a group of women to a hen party.

UPDATE: Man, 42, arrested on suspicion of murder following party stabbing death

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:40am Friday 24th October 2014

DETECTIVES investigating a death at a house party in Bradford have arrested a 42-year-old man on suspicion of murder.

Woman who stabbed partner to death had suffered years of abuse, court told

6:05pm Friday 24th October 2014

A MOTHER-OF-TWO killed her controlling partner with a single stab wound to the back after suffering years of humiliating sexual abuse, Leeds Crown Court heard today.

VIDEO: Council bosses ask: How do we slash spending by a third?

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: ASK THE PEOPLE: Bradford Council leader, Cllr David Green with the New Deal poster outside the City Hall as a consultation starts over  major cost savings

5:34am Friday 24th October 2014

A ROADSHOW will give people the chance to tell Bradford Council how it should cut a third of its spending.

Serving soldier admits assault by beating of his partner

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 'Out of control' nurse, 34, is found guilty of violent attacks

4:13pm Friday 24th October 2014

SERVING soldier Luke Currie has received a community sentence after admitting the assault by beating of his partner.

Stolen van recovered by police eight minutes later

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: RECOVERED: The stolen van

3:30pm Friday 24th October 2014

THIS van was recovered by police in Bradford only eight minutes after it had been stolen.

Pub plan unveiled for listed building in Bradford city centre

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A view of North Parade, with Table Decor on the immediate right of the picture

7:21am Friday 24th October 2014

PLANS have been submitted to turn a listed building in Bradford into a quality pub and eatery in an area of the city that is fast becoming a quarter for independent traders.

Man had to leave Bradford estate when posters appeared calling him a paedophile, court told

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: ACCUSED: Neil Watkin

6:48am Friday 24th October 2014

A MAN on trial accused of sexually abusing five boys had to leave Bradford's Holme Wood estate when posters appeared calling him a paedophile, a jury heard yesterday.

Great Horton man pleads guilty to reckless arson

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Crown Court

5:27pm Friday 24th October 2014

A 38-year-old man will be sentenced later after pleading guilty to arson being reckless as to whether life was endangered.

Improvement needed at two-year-old Bradford school, inspectors say

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Head Jean Watt

6:49am Friday 24th October 2014

INSPECTORS have told a Bradford school that opened just two years ago it needs to improve, but the head says many of their comments were still "encouraging" for a new school.

Police say Crossflatts rail death was not suspicious

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (7242087)

11:02am Friday 24th October 2014

THE death of a 41-year-old man from Keighley struck by a train just outside Crossflatts station yesterday is not being treated as suspicious, say police.

Warning as study finds nearly 20,000 homes in Bradford do not have smoke alarms

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Free smoke alarms are fitted by West Yorkshire Fire Service

5:32am Friday 24th October 2014

NEARLY 20,000 homes across the Bradford district have never had a smoke alarm fitted, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has revealed.

Council officials probe burning complaints against Bradford firm

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PROBE: Bradford Council is investigating complaints about the burning of a waste at Oakforest Interiors in Cooper Lane, Queensbury

8:03am Friday 24th October 2014

A FURNITURE firm in Bradford is being investigated for illegal burning.

George Galloway's outside earnings third highest of all MPs

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: HIGH EARNER: Bradford West Respect MP George Galloway

7:32am Friday 24th October 2014

GEORGE Galloway has scooped £265,350 in outside earnings in the space of 18 months – the third highest tally of any MP.

Films from Imperial War Museum to be shown in City Park

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A  still from one of the films to be shown

7:02am Friday 24th October 2014

A SELECTION of powerful films from the Imperial War Museum's collection is to be screened in Bradford's City Park.

Cullingworth man admits criminal damage and resisting arrest

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 'Out of control' nurse, 34, is found guilty of violent attacks

4:05pm Friday 24th October 2014

A 45-year-old man who caused £150 damage to raised decking and flower pots at his father's home is to be sentenced at Bradford and Keighley Magistrates' Court along with other matters.

Council refuses residents' plea to seal off road

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: BATTLE: Ray Palmer in the field in Holme Wood where boulders are temporarily in place ahead of bollards

7:52am Friday 24th October 2014

A NEIGHBOURHOOD which banded together to call for their road to be closed off have had their request refused.

Airedale Hospital's endoscopy and theatres departments opened up to the public

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Alfie Swinton helps his dad Dr Frank Swinton, a consultant anaesthetist, during the open day at Airedale Hospital's operating theatres

8:21am Friday 24th October 2014

HUNDREDS of people attended an open day staged to showcase Airedale General Hospital's endoscopy and theatre departments.

Murderer on the run after man stabbed to death at house party in Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: MURDER PROBE: Evidence is collected at a crime scene in Great Horton Road

5:32am Friday 24th October 2014

A MURDERER was being hunted by police last night after a man was stabbed to death following a row at a house party in Bradford.

Free fire safety checks in run-up to Bonfire Night

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

4:37pm Friday 24th October 2014

WEST Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service are offering free home fire safety checks in the run-up to Bonfire Night.

Popstar runs for best newcomer

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:37pm Friday 24th October 2014

BRADFORD popstar Melissa Steel says it felt “amazing” to be nominated for a MOBO award for her debut single.

Unlucky cat enjoys twist in fortunes

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

12:35pm Friday 24th October 2014

FUNDRAISERS at a Bradford pub have helped an injured feline to find its feet again.

Blood donors are still needed

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

12:31pm Friday 24th October 2014

DETAILS of forthcoming blood donor sessions have been released by the NHS Blood and Transplants unit.

Firefighters raise money for hospice

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:29pm Friday 24th October 2014

COLLEAGUES of a firefighter who lost a long battle with cancer have handed a £900 cheque to a hospice in his memory.

Residents celebrate scheme's successes

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

12:26pm Friday 24th October 2014

THE success of a scheme which aims to protect older residents against doorstep crime and scams will be toasted at a celebratory event in Bradford today.

Group for men seeks members

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

12:22pm Friday 24th October 2014

AN ALL-MALE group will be celebrating International Men’s Day next month by putting on a showcase event all about itself in the hope of attracting more members.

Baker turns hobby into a profession

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:20pm Friday 24th October 2014

STARTING a new business is the icing on the cake for 45-year-old Christine Fisher.

Bus timetables to change

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

12:15pm Friday 24th October 2014

PASSENGERS have been urged to get on board for changes to the bus timetables from this weekend.

Learn how to bloom in winter

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Not much has changed with plants in the last 100 years, but there have been many changes in gardening since the RHS Chelsea Flower Show started in 1913

12:07pm Friday 24th October 2014

GREEN-fingered folk have been urged to get the best from the garden in winter at Cartwright Hall and Art Gallery on Sunday.

Assault victim is stable

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:02pm Friday 24th October 2014

A MAN whose skull was fractured in a vicious assault in Bradford city centre is believed to be out of danger.

Trust signs up for new NHS scheme

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:58am Friday 24th October 2014

BRADFORD Teaching Hospitals has taken up Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt’s call for NHS organisations to join a new patient safety initiative aimed at saving up to 6,000 lives over its three year campaign.

Brass band to play a festive gig

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:55am Friday 24th October 2014

THE world famous Brighouse and Rastrick Band, (pictured) returns to The Kings Hall, Ilkley on Sunday, December 7when they perform under the baton of the leading composer Paul Lovatt-Cooper.

Activities for the children

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

11:48am Friday 24th October 2014

SPORT, drama, music and jewellery-making will be among activities at a half-term play scheme in Bradford next week.

AA urges drivers to check lights

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

11:46am Friday 24th October 2014

MORE than half of drivers across Yorkshire and the Humber have seen cars with only one working headlight during their evening commute, new figures have revealed.

Media centre ranked in top 10 for access

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:45am Friday 24th October 2014

A DISABILITY charity has ranked Bradford’s National Media Museum in its top ten most accessible UK tourist attractions.

Man who wielded a blade avoids jail

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Crown Court, where the case was heard

11:41am Friday 24th October 2014

A MAN who waved a knife at his ex-girlfriend in the street after sending her unwanted Facebook and phone messages was spared jail.

Warning as section of road closing

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The area is blighted by constant roadworks

11:34am Friday 24th October 2014

SECTIONS of the Aire Valley trunk road will be closed next month when major resurfacing work is carried out.

Pet Service at Church

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

11:32am Friday 24th October 2014

A PET service is being held at Cross Hills next month.

Coffee chain joins firms at retail centre

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:19am Friday 24th October 2014

COSTA is the latest major brand to have signed up for Bradford’s £270m Westfield Broadway shopping centre.

Artistic fun for children

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

11:15am Friday 24th October 2014

CREATIVE children can work with an artist and sculptor at a free event at Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Bradford, on Wednesday, October 29.

Net gain for those affected by crime

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson

11:08am Friday 24th October 2014

A WEBSITE for victims and witnesses of crime set up by West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson was unveiled today.

Man to face trial over rape counts

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:04am Friday 24th October 2014

A 27-YEAR-OLD man denied repeatedly raping a woman, when he appeared at Bradford Crown Court.



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