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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

child safety week event in Bradford

Week-long initiative aims to keep children safe by cutting accidents in the home

Jacoba Oldham and Ann Milford

Team's volunteer visitors are a lifeline for companionship and advice

George Galloway, the man in the hat, looks on as Naz Shah speaks after defeating him at Bradford West

BRADFORD'S NEW MPs: Naz Shah promises to meet the Bradford West challenge

Bradford East's new MP Imran Hussain

BRADFORD'S NEW MPs: Bradford East's Imran Hussain is supporting calls for leader on the left

Election 2015 Odsall CountLabour Winners L-R Naz  Shah with Imran Hussain  and  Judith Cummins speaking after wining three Bradford Seats on one night. (25481125)

BRADFORD'S NEW MPs: Bradford South's Judith Cummins is focused on all who require help

Das Olympia-Stadion in Berlin

Should historic Nazi sites be preserved and protected?

Silver surfer Sylvia Burns.

Scheme is bringing relief from isolation for older people

Dementia friendly staff at Castle Howard

Helping sufferers to live well with early onset dementia

Environmental health officers Neil Winchombe & Jeanette Howarth are having loads of call outs about noisy cockerels disturbing neighbourhoods. (26367009)

From cockerels to loud music... meet the team battling noise in Bradford

Mandy Boulding, William Eddison, Edward Tranmer, Tracy Wardman, Bill Dale and Dawn Hermes from Dale Eddison

Estate agent is named best in the country

Water company wins Welsh government waste treatment contract

Water company wins Welsh government waste treatment contract

New findings by ChildLine show children are increasingly suffering from exam stress.

Beating the stress as exams bring a testing time for children

Bana Gora, chief executive of the Muslim Women's Council, speaking at the Daughters of Eve conference

Muslim women in Bradford are spearheading a revolution with 'empowering' mosque project

A stroke is a brain attack which happens when the blood supply to the brain is cut off, caused by a clot or bleeding in the brain. There are around 152,000 strokes in the UK every year and it is the leading cause of complex disability.

Number of people suffering strokes is on the increase

Catherine Russell, who runs the Bradford Works project - a social enterprise set up five years ago and based at Shipley College which supports people into employment through social and therapeutic horticulture.

Gardening scheme to improve health and get people into work

Keith Johnson & Denise Johnson from Fleet Kennels who looks after stray dogs (24430696)

'Abide by rules to protect your pet and keep stray dogs off the streets'

Enjoying a barge trip organised by Equality Together Disability Advice Bradford

How new initiative in Bradford is helping lonely people to get out and about

JB Priestley’s play An Inspector Calls being filmed in Saltaire

Bradford Literature Festival pays tribute to JB Priestley’s works

A scene from Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell, filmed at York Minster

BBC move benefits Yorkshire as more filmmakers set their sights on the region

Ilkley, in the Keighley constituency

KEIGHLEY: Minister bidding to hang on to his seat in marginal constituency targeted by Labour

Lee Craven of Bradford Live, in front of the Odeon

Work on Bradford's former Odeon site nears completion

Safety worries as drivers flout the law on Bradford's roads

Safety worries as drivers flout the law on Bradford's roads

Eccleshill in the Bradford East constituency

BRADFORD EAST: Lib Dems defend a slim majority in one of country's most hotly contested constituencies

A rural view of the Bradford South constituency

BRADFORD SOUTH: Ukip look to Labour seat to try to cause election upset

Daisy Hill, in the Bradford West constituency

BRADFORD WEST: The nation’s eyes are on battle for seat

Bradford team helps those facing mental health crisis

Bradford team helps those facing mental health crisis

Fulneck School’s election candidates Christian Avery (Labour), Lucy Farrar (Conservative), Jack Burge (Green), James Noonan (UKIP) and Thomas Townend (Liberal Democrat).

Why politicians out to impress the young voters

Suicide is now the biggest killer of men under 50 in the UK. But why are men four times more likely than women to kill themselves, and why is the rate increasing so rapidly?

Why are rates of suicide among men so high?

Dr Andrew Wilson

How project uses history and technology to help tackle disease

A beekeeper checks the hive.

Pesticides are told to buzz off by bees

A Border Force officer checks passports of arrival passengers

Airport exit checks begin for UK getaways

Could Bradford patients be asked to pay towards NHS care?

Could Bradford patients be asked to pay towards NHS care?

How the property ladder has been pulled up on purchasers

How the property ladder has been pulled up on purchasers

Bird spotting: Ruby Ward, Michal Kubasiak, Ritvars Alsans and Ellie-Mae Lowther, pupils at St Columba's Catholic Primary School in Bradford who participated in the recent RSPB Big Schools Birdwatch survey.

The new project giving Bradford children a fresh look at nature

Needs of carers must now be met as new law strengthens the rights and recognition

Needs of carers must now be met as new law strengthens the rights and recognition

Dairy farmers face difficult decisions as milk quotas are scrapped

Dairy farmers face difficult decisions as milk quotas are scrapped

Knocking hoe plant

How Bradford is playing a part in new scheme to catalogue plant life

At the Dad's Cooking Course are Rob Freeth, headteacher at Westminster Primary School, chef Andie Laidlaw, Mohammed Sohail from Westminster Primary, Abu Ali, Zafar Kayani, from Community Works, Syed Bukhari, Sultan Mohmood and Tony Griffith

Dads roll up their sleeves and get cooking with course

CAMPAIGN: Warden manager for Shipley, Kishore Patel, holds up a “We’re Watching You” sign

Will angry eyes help to curb dog fouling problem?

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