Soap actress in campaign to save libraries

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Actress Tracy Brabin and Labour candidate Jo Cox with library users

2:02pm Sunday 14th September 2014

BIRSTALL actress Tracy Brabin has thrown her support behind a campaign to safeguard four libraries in Batley and Spen.

Man denies stealing more than £100,000 from elderly mum

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: ACCUSED: Steven Darvill leaves Bradford and Keighley Magistrates' Court

4:51pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A MAN denied stealing more than £100,000 from his elderly, Alzheimer's-suffering mum, when he appeared in court in Bradford today.

Commercial Feature: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

4:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support. 

Spen soldiers to be honoured at Gomersal church

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (7242087)

11:31am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A COMMUNITY exhibition which honours the Gomersal men who fought and died in World War One will be at Gomersal Moravian Church on Fridays for the next five weeks.

Speed cameras will be monitoring motorists in Bradford, Brighouse, Queensbury, Birkenshaw and Cleckheaton

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

6:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

WEST Yorkshire Police speed cameras will be monitoring motorists across the district this week.

Kettle boiling dry causes house blaze in Brighouse

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

9:59am Sunday 31st August 2014

A HOUSE under renovation was badly damaged in a fire late last night.

Thousands flock to first Brighouse Canal, Beer and Music Festival

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: FESTIVAL: Pauline Mapplebeck (left) and Margaret Atkinson don the traditional clothing of barge women

4:32pm Sunday 31st August 2014

THOUSANDS of people took advantage of the first Brighouse Canal, Beer and Music Festival at the weekend - the latest event to put the town on the map.

Eat, drink and be merry at Cleckheaton festival

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (7242087)

5:50pm Thursday 28th August 2014

CLECKHEATON Beer and Music Festival gets under way next Saturday.

Heckmondwike man faces sex assault and indecency charges over alleged incidents on bus

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Magistrates' Court

1:15am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A 33-YEAR-old man has appeared in court charged with four counts of sexual offences on a bus.

Man taken to hospital after collision in Liversedge

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (7242087)

3:20pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

FIRE crews were called out after two cars collided in Liversedge late at night.

Glowing tributes following death of former Mayor

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Margaret Bates, then Mayor of Kirklees, performs a civic duty in 2002 to celebrate Cleckheaton winning the weight of the mayor in chocolate

2:48pm Monday 25th August 2014

GLOWING tributes have been paid to a former Spen councillor and Kirklees Mayor who "put people before politics".

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.

Kirklees youth worker Peter Woodhouse retires after 56 years

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (7242087)

12:40pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A YOUTH worker is retiring after more than half a century of working with youngsters in Kirklees.

Bradford crash leaves motorcyclist with serious injuries

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

3:07pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST has been taken to hospital after suffering serious injuries in a crash with a van in Whitehall Road, Scholes.

Police seek man who outraged public decency on Spen Valley Greenway

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (7242087)

8:50pm Thursday 21st August 2014

POLICE hunting a man accused of outraging public decency have appealed for a witness who may be able to help their investigation to come forwards.

Police still probing death of baby found in Cleckheaton flat last year

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: INVESTIGATION: The family home in Foldings Avenue, Scholes, where Kayleigh Mai Sheard was found dead

5:59am Friday 15th August 2014

DETECTIVES are still investigating the death of a baby girl who was found at a flat in Cleckheaton last year, an inquest has heard.

Driver makes dramatic escape as van sets alight

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Driver makes dramatic escape as van sets alight

2:03pm Monday 11th August 2014

A MAN escaped from his van after he spotted smoke coming from the back of his vehicle.

Hundreds sign petition to save Spen Valley library from closure

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: DETERMINED: A group of campaigners outside Cleckheaton Library

6:01am Friday 8th August 2014

MORE than 800 people have signed a petition to save a library from closure in the Spen Valley.

VIDEO: New residents move into Hunsworth for scarecrow festival

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Darcy Stead, four, adjusts her Robot Lego man with her trusty spanner

2:03pm Thursday 7th August 2014

SOME quirky residents are lurking in Hunsworth. Gardens and front doors are being inhabited by characters from storybooks and films for the annual Scarecrow Festival.

Five schoolboys to appear in court accused of raping girl in Brighouse

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police warning after thefts in car parks

3:29pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

FIVE schoolboys will appear in court accused of raping a young girl in the Rastrick area of Brighouse last year.

Residents join lights out commemoration to remember fallen villagers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A crowd of 60 people gathered at the Cenotaph in Victoria Park on Monday night to mark 100 years since the start of the First World War.

1:18pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

A TOTAL of 60 residents from Oakenshaw gathered at the Cenotaph in Victoria Park to commemorate the village's men who lost their lives in the First World War.

Probe launched as man cuts his own throat in court

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: (8899511)

12:06pm Monday 4th August 2014

A MAGISTRATES' court has launched an investigation after a defendant cut his own throat in court.

Councillor probes accident tragedy after woman, 28, dies in car smash

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor probes accident tragedy after woman, 28, dies in car smash

4:33pm Monday 4th August 2014

A 28-YEAR-OLD woman has been killed in a car accident at Drighlington. News of the tragedy has prompted a ward councillor to look into what happened to see if there is any underlying cause which needs further investigation.

Police appeal after moped stolen in Liversedge

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix police arrest

1:32pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after a moped was stolen in Liversedge and later dumped near the Spen Valley Greenway.

100 jobs at risk in cuts to district libraries

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:23am Monday 28th July 2014

Libraries in Cleckheaton, Birstall and Heckmondwike are under threat of closure after Kirklees Council announced it may shut all but two across the district, with the possible loss of 100 jobs.

Chapel lights to be dimmed to mark First World War anniversary

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: VENUE: Whitechapel Church in Cleckheaton

3:53pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

LIGHTS will be dimmed in a Cleckheaton church in a sombre service to mark the centenary of World War One.

Apprentice chef is thrilled to meet culinary hero Gordon Ramsay

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Apprentice chef Ben Popplewell (right) meets Gordon Ramsey at the celebrity chef's Mayfair restaurant.

4:51pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A GOMERSAL-based apprentice chef met one of his heroes when he bumped into Gordon Ramsey at his London restaurant.

Sir Stanley Matthew's daughter returns to site of Heckmondwike factory which made his boots

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: PRESENTATION: Jean Gough and her husband Bob (centre) with the photograph of her father Sir Stanley Matthews, with, (from left),  Dianne Reynolds, Orion Homes sales and marketing director; John Appleyard, of Spen Valley Civic Society; David Durrans, Spen

2:02pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

THE daughter of football legend Sir Stanley Matthews visited the former Heckmondwike factory where her father’s boots were made to see how it is being converted into a housing development.

Long-term foster parents sought as numbers of children in care rise

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lucy Earnshaw, deputy manager of Kirklees Council's long-term fostering team

5:35pm Monday 7th July 2014

LONG-TERM stable homes are needed for dozens of children in care, many of whom have suffered abuse or neglect in their short lives.

Cyclists encouraged to join free rides

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: SADDLE UP: Cyclists are encouraged to join free rides across Kirklees

1:25pm Friday 20th June 2014

KIRKLEES residents will be able to get involved in the cycle mania sweeping Yorkshire with a number of Sky Rides taking place over the summer.

Kirklees Council leader holds a re-shuffle

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor David Sheard

10:00am Monday 9th June 2014

Kirklees Council’s leader, Councillor David Sheard, has announced a re-shuffle of his cabinet.

Cleckheaton and Batley sneak-in thefts increase warning

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police officers on patrol

8:00am Wednesday 4th June 2014

Police in the Spen Valley have warned homeowners about an increase in sneak-in burglaries in the area.

Cards to aid feedback at Calderdale pharmacies

3:00pm Wednesday 28th May 2014

Scratchcards will now be helping people talk to their pharmacist about problems they are having with their medication.

Drighlington bypass crash

5:22pm Monday 26th May 2014

A car veered off a bypass and into bushes yesterday morning.

Help Brighouse steps back into the ’40s

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Fighter – the Spitfire helped win the battle of the skies during the Second World War

11:00am Monday 26th May 2014

Brighouse will be going back to the 1940s next month with vintage vehicles and re-enactors in period dress.

Kirklees Council to mark Volunteers' Week

12:40pm Saturday 24th May 2014

Kirklees Council will publicise its volunteer service’s 30 most outstanding achievements to mark Volunteers’ Week.

Northowram HedgeFest music event on this weekend

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Void

8:00am Saturday 24th May 2014

Music fans have lots to look forward to this Bank Holiday weekend in Northowram.

Cleckheaton man exposed to asbestos from the age of 15

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix coroners coroner's court inquest coroner

10:00am Friday 23rd May 2014

A Cleckheaton man who worked in the brake lining industry has died from industrial disease due to his contact with asbestos years ago, an inquest has heard.

Brighouse boy, 13, is given Asbo for Calderdale

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lewis Warren

8:00am Friday 23rd May 2014

A 13-year-old boy has been given an Asbo barring him from nuisance activity throughout Calderdale.

Men claim to have broken world land-speed record - for a toilet!

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Image for AFFORDABLE PLUMBER

3:36pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

Two Brighouse men claim they have broken the world land- speed record for a motorised toilet.

Training company in partner link-up

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Trojan gas engineer David Tennant prepares for the Smart Meter introduction next year

10:30am Wednesday 14th May 2014

A specialist training organisation has opened up a new route to employment for its students through a new partnership with a West Yorkshire utilities company.

Liversedge and Gomersal people to decide on who gets £500 cash

8:00am Monday 12th May 2014

People and groups in Liversedge and Gomersal can bid for grants of up to £500 and the local community will decide who gets the money.

‘Positive signs’ as crime falls

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Inspector David Shaw

10:00am Saturday 10th May 2014

The inspector in charge of the neighbourhood policing team covering Brighouse says there are “really positive” signs in terms of recorded crime in his area.

Fire crews tackle blaze in offices

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix fire engine emergency services firefighter

8:20am Saturday 10th May 2014

A shop had to be evacuated after fire started in first floor offices of a building in Cleckheaton.

Smoke alarm call condemned by Shipley MP

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: MP Philip Davies

9:00am Friday 9th May 2014

A Bill to require smoke alarms to be fitted in all rented homes was condemned as “nanny state” by an MP.

Get walking during May, urges MP Greg

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Otley MP Greg Mulholland

8:00am Friday 9th May 2014

An MP is urging residents to enjoy the benefits of the great outdoors during National Walking Month.

Cleckheaton crash woman recovering

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police were called to a crash near Holme Lacy.

8:00am Friday 9th May 2014

A woman pedestrian who was in an accident with a car as she crossed town centre road is continuing to recover in hospital.

Penny’s officer role makes Royal Navy history

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Maxine Stiles, Alexandra Olsson and Penny Thackray (right) have completed months of rigorous training

7:00am Tuesday 6th May 2014

A woman from the Spen Valley has made history by becoming one of the first female submariners to serve in the Royal Navy.

Gomersal burglary witness plea

8:00am Saturday 3rd May 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses following a burglary at a convenience store in Gomersal between 10pm on Saturday, April 5, and 6am the next day.

Bradford Model Railway Club layouts on display in Cleckheaton

11:00am Friday 2nd May 2014

Model railway enthusiasts are invited to view 16 layouts at the Cleckheaton Model Railway Exhibition tomorrow and Sunday.



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