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Liz McIvor, an expert in industrial history and a curator at Bradford’s Industrial Museum

Bradford museum curator delves into history of canals for new TV series

Mobile phones can be a deadly distraction as the road safety charity Brake reveals almost a quarter of drivers have talked to family on the phone while driving.

Drivers should keep switched on at the wheel by turning off mobile phones

Tony Hallwood, Leeds Bradford Airport's aviation development and marketing manager.

Why more tourists will be heading for a Yorkshire staycation this Bank Holiday

Batley Bulldogs' Keegan Hirst

How rugby star Keegan Hirst's coming out statement helps to challenge gay stereotypes

How the city centre Broadway cinema, which was passed by the Council on Friday, will look

Is there room for one more cinema in Bradford?

What's next for GCSE students after results day dust has settled?

What's next for GCSE students after results day dust has settled?

Labour leadership contenders (from the left) Yvette Cooper, Liz Kendall, Andy Burnham and Jeremy Corbyn during a Labour leadership hustings debate

Bradford MPs back campaign for first elected woman leader in Labour vote

People enjoying themselves in City Park at the Bradford Urban Festival 2015

How vibrant City Park brought city centre pride back to Bradford

Volunteer Aneesa Dawood walks with Patricia Layard

Volunteers team up with elderly for health-boosting walking scheme

Left to Right: Bana Gora, Dilwar Hussain, Shaykh Akram Nadwi, Dr Shuruq Naguib and Selina Ullah at the consultation event

Talks start over plans for first UK women's mosque planned for Bradford

The Anti-social Behaviour Bike Team has responded to more than 700 incidents

Police bike squad cuts noisy nuisance by 22 per cent in a year

Helen Melling Fresh Start 4U project worker at the Community Garden in Peel Park.

Volunteering project bridges the gap to a brighter future for adult offenders

Experts aim to boost cancer screening take-up to help save lives

Experts aim to boost cancer screening take-up to help save lives

Huge bills for Bradford hauliers hit by Calais migrants crisis

Huge bills for Bradford hauliers hit by Calais migrants crisis

SPICED: Organiser Zulfi Karim with US Ambassador Matthew Barzun at last year's World Curry Festival

The spice of life: How curry dishes could help us all live longer

Retired dairy farmer, John Gullett.

Farmers call on stores to increase price of milk as herd costs are not being met

Deciding if a child is ready to be left home alone or ready to go out by themselves can be a tricky decision. The NSPCC offers some tips and advice.

Is your child ready to be left home alone?

Billy Ricketts coaches for Saltaire Cricket club at a children's cricket event in Roberts Park

Cricket club calls youngsters to batting order with expert coaching

Closure of breastfeeding advice service could cost more in long term

Closure of breastfeeding advice service could cost more in long term

Juli Thompson and Joanne Hume from Inn Churches at The Storehouse where food banks can store their produce (33734970)

New Bradford food waste hub will help feed those in need

Vicky Robinson and her son, Lewis. Vicky is setting up a support group for families with children with learning difficulties

Bradford group offers summer support to parents of children with learning difficulties

Dr Chris Harris, NHS Bradford Districts CCG’s clinical board member.

Would you trust an internet diagnosis rather than wait to see a doctor?

Trainee Liz Duffield in the Chef's Kitchen

Course offers the recipe for success as trainees develop a range of job skills

'Cooking should be fun, eating should be fun' says Soraya Overend, manager of Jamie's Ministry of Food, Bradford.

EATING DISORDERS: The body image pressure cooker facing children

British families are set to face a challenging summer attempting to find childcare as the number of available places across the country drops significantly.

Report reveals summer childcare strain on parents as councils admit failings

Flood resilience officer Andrew Denville by the river monitoring equipment

Hi-tech ways authority keeps tabs on flooding threat of district's rivers

Nadeem Butt with Muhmmad Rafique Butt, who had a transplant in 2013

Appeal as organ donations fall for the first time in ten years

Youngsters jumping into a lake as the ASA (Amateur Swimming Association) and the RNLI charity launch their annual open water safety initiative.

Don't let a cooling dip turn to tragedy in the summer holidays, children warned

Jacqueline Wilson, police sergeant with British Transport Police

Bid to cut danger on the railway lines now school's out

Bradford-born honour killing victim Shafilea Ahmed, who would have been 29 this week

Murdered Shafilea is remembered in tribute to victims of honour crimes

There have been increases in the number of successful prosecutions for offences such as domestic violence according to recent figures by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS).

Domestic violence support services encouraging more victims to seek justice

Working Together: The launch of the re-located Bevan Healthcare which provides support and services for the homeless and asylum seekers.

How initiative delivers help to homeless and refugees left on fringes of society

One of the reasons people go undiagnosed, says Dr Saralaya, is because  many smokers relate their cough to smoking and delay going to see their doctor

Experts fear for the ‘missing millions’ with hidden chest disease

Flowers to mark the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks by suicide bombers on the London Underground and a bus in Tavistock Square

'We must understand the social problems behind extremism and radicalisation'

A wasp

Wasp nests alert as Bradford pest team gets up to 20 calls per day

Youngsters enjoying the Reading Agency Summer Challenge

School's out, but reading is in! Contest to keep children reading throughout the summer months

Sisters, Ruby and Lilly Lovett getting to work in the greenhouse in St Columba's School's Quad Garden.

Children are going wild about growing their own food thanks to new scheme

Red House Museum in Oxford Road, Gomersal.

Museums threat causes concern that area could lose valuable assets

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society is calling for clearer labelling on sunscreens amid what is described as a worrying lack of understanding about the protection they provide.

'Make sunblock a medicine to protect from sun damage', says Bradford professor

A health visitor helps a Home from Hospital client fill in a form

Why our elderly patients are left 'trapped' in hospitals while they wait for support.

Bradford's foster carers face up to cost cuts as council slashes payments

Bradford's foster carers face up to cost cuts as council slashes payments

Mature enterpreneur, Terry King, who set up her own business after facing redundancy.

Giving older jobseekers a better chance at getting back into work

Robin Jackson on the Westfield Lodge Apartments where he has had an electric car charger installed

Holiday apartments are all charged up and ready for visitors with electric cars

Akhtar Iqbal, the husband of Sugra Dawood (left) and Mohammed Shoaib, the husband of Khadija Dawood at a press conference in Bradford last week

Is it time for a united response to beat religious extremism?

Jane Robinson at Scotchman Road allotments where she runs the women's gardening group with members, Sadiqa Rahman, Farzana Begum and Mollie Somerville

Fun project gets people growing for healthier diets

Finding a job can be difficult, and even more so for people who have been in prison or have a conviction

Scheme offers offenders a second chance to break the cycle of crime

Using art as part of the therapy offered at the new Daisy Hill Intensive Therapy Centre.

New £2m inpatients’ centre will help mental health patients

Get growing: Green-fingered enthusiasts participating in the Incredible Edible project to unite communities and get people growing.

Council backs Incredible Edible grow your own food scheme to bring communities together

Ann Smyth, director of Carers' Resource

The carers whose work saves us all £87 billion

Duped: UK consumers are sending £9 billion off to scammers worldwide throughout the year.

Vulnerable people get new help in the fight against scammers

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