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Team work: Members of the Creative Support Allotment group who are nurturing a community allotment and garden.

The seeds of a project to tackle loneliness and isolation are being sewn in Bradford.

Martin Lewis, founder of MoneySavingExpert.com.

Shoppers are being warned to avoid counterfeits when hunting for those Black Friday bargains.

SENSATIONAL: A publicity poster for the film, which has been re-released on DVD by the BFI

Controversial and 'chilling' film about Black Panther Donald Neilson is re-released

Carole Whittingham, founder of the Brighouse-based charity SCARD (Support and Care After Road Death), holding a photo of her son Steven who was killed in a road accident.

Local authorities are being urged to keep road safety in mind in light of potential funding cuts.

The Alcohol Care Team from Bradford Royal Infirmary, from left, Sarah-Jo Cunningham' Mohammed-Al Mahbub, Wendy Lambert, Abigail Kinglake and Dr Paul Southern

Carving a future without alcohol

Poster for the Bigger Issues advertising campaign raising awareness of male suicide

Why we need to talk about the single biggest killer of men under 45

Volunteers at Bradford Metropolitan Food Bank with food donations

Food bank urges winter fuel allowance recipients to use their hand-out to feed the homeless

Catherine Pitts, volunteering manager for Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust.

Volunteering can be good for your health.

Broadway around 1959 by Ted Maskell

How Bradford's Broadway has changed over the last 50 years - nine pictures that show the transformation of the site

Children raise funds

Children raise funds

Peter Tutton

Take care to avoid festive debt

Reindeer parade 1995

Annual light switch-on never fails to cheer crowds

Chris Whiley, the new director of Carers Resource, with founder Anne Smyth

The "catastrophic" impact if carers continue to lack support

Emma Hill (left) and Charlotte Furness organisers of last year's Thrift Fair in Shipley.

Have yourself a Thrifty Christmas

Police crashes was the subject of one FoI request by the Telegraph & Argus

Back the Telegraph & Argus' fight for your right to know

Green-fingered pupils at St Columba's Catholic Primary School in Bradford are creating a memorial garden during Remembrance Week to remember loved ones. Pictured with them are teaching assistants Linda Marshall and Linda Moore.

Green-fingered youngsters are protecting our planet for future generations.

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Are we in danger of becoming 'addicted' to social approval?

Shelley Summers speaking to a client

Empowering women to help themselves

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Concerns over credit card debts in UK

The newly re-opened Waggon and Horses Pub in Hebden Bridge Road, Oxenhope

'Haunted' pub that closed 18 months ago is back in business

Eat, drink and be merry this weekend

Eat, drink and be merry this weekend

Kersten England: Returning officer for Bradford Council.

Use it or lose it: why everyone should exercise their right to vote.

Anne-Marie Duff and Carey Mulligan join the fight in Suffragette

Remembering the suffragette movement in Bradford, led by the "forgotten Pankhurst"

Spotlight is on how to protect against cyber crime

Spotlight is on how to protect against cyber crime

Kate Urwin

Energy boost for Bradford households

Students involved in Safeguarding Week at Beckfoot Upper Heaton

Youngsters wrapped in a scarf of "safety and friendship" for Safeguarding Week

Varsha Gohil (left) and Alison Sharland (right) outside the Supreme Court in Westminster central London, after a court has ruled in their favour after they said their ex-husbands misled judges about how much they were worth

Truth counts at the end of a marriage

Grenville Jones

Vicar hopes singing will help tackle isolation of elderly

Surplus fruit is being put to good use through a new preserving initiative.

Tackling food waste can help to transform Bradford communities

Physiotherapist Nina Devine and occupational therapist Abi Jacklin at Manorlands Hospice in Oxenhope

Hospice helps more people have care at home


People with experience of mental health issues wanted to offer peer support

Bradford Council Leader, David Green.

How businesses can help to build the city centre's self-sustaining economy


Forest of Bradford volunteers turn out to help reduce flooding threat

Eccleshill Mechanics Institute Eccleshill - Mick Kenefick in a light green shirt and Chris Watson in a dark blue t-shirt. (40089632)

Group offers haven for older men in Bradford district

Supermarket shoppers will have to pay 5p for single-use carrier bags from Monday under a new law introduced in England to stem litter and help to protect the environment.

As new 5p charge comes into force, is this the end for the plastic carrier bag?

Example will be starring at the Circle nightclub in Bradford this month

Example to perform at Bradford's Circle nightclub

New smoking rules: what you need to know by October 1

New smoking rules: what you need to know about laws coming into force today

Al Murray, Rhod Gilbert, Shappi Khorsandi and Bill Bailey are encouraging smokers to take part in this year's Stoptober campaign

Stars line up to urge smokers to quit for 'Stoptober' as new laws come into force

Volunteers at the Bradford Metropolitan Food Bank sorting through food donations

Why Bradford food bank is needed more than ever

Citizens Advice have warned that a new generation of young people are burdening themselves with 'stifling' levels of debt after seeing the number of requests for help from this age group surge by a fifth in a year.

Young people face an uncertain future as benefits changes and sanctions pile on the debts

Older people often find it increasingly difficult to get travel insurance due to age and also health issues.

Older travellers are hit hard by tough policies as insurance prices soar

Age UK has calculated how much it would cost to help the 1,004,000 older people who are struggling with some level of unmet care need for social care support. According to the charity's analysis, the cost of meeting these needs is £4.2 billion per annum.

How can we fund care needs of Bradford's growing number of older people?

New research commissioned by lawyers Slater and Gordon shows that less than one in five divorces are acrimonious.

Divorce needn't be acrimonious - most couples now split amicably

Bradford Nightstop which provides emergency accommodation for young homeless people since 1993 has received a £1,000 grant from Persimmon Homes West Yorkshire to train new volunteers.

Could you volunteer to help Bradford charities to help those in need?

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Could social media be ruining our children's education?

Brathay Trust young people on one of the programmes

Charity takes on 'mission accomplishable' to improve lives of young people

Transplant patient, Sharee McPhail, whose live was saved thanks to the generosity of her organ donor.

Lung transplant recipient tells why it could be time to talk to loved ones about organ donation

Filming of An Inspector Calls at Salts Mill

Spotlight is firmly on our region with new Sunday night BBC drama An Inspector Calls

Perfect fit: Oli Morgan setting it straight at YTA Training and Assessment in Bradford.

Why trade skills gap could mean some traditional crafts end up relics of the past

Foster carers Justin and Rachel Waites

More children coming into care has sparked an urgent need for foster carers

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