We must listen to victims of crime, says Mark Burns-Williamson

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:16am Friday 24th October 2014

AS POLICE and Crime Commissioner it is a key responsibility to help keep people in West Yorkshire, including Bradford, safe and feeling safe.

Tackling scourge of the legal highs

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:10am Thursday 23rd October 2014

ONE in five student freshers have taken a legal high, according to a new survey.

Yes, we really can feed the world

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:15am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

ADAM Smith is on a mission.

Garden designer Helen brings all-year-round life to gardens

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:24am Tuesday 21st October 2014

IN winter many people allow their gardens to lie dormant.

Nurses who make all the difference

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:10am Tuesday 21st October 2014

WHEN Salma Khan’s husband was diagnosed with terminal cancer, she was grateful for the help that they both received from a dedicated nursing team.

Smoking in public ‘inspires children’

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:40am Monday 20th October 2014

IT IS seven years since the smoking ban came into force in Britain.

Poor suffer while food is wasted

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:20am Friday 17th October 2014

EARLIER this week Owen Paterson, the former Conservative Secretary of State for the Environment, gave a speech about Britain’s energy costs in which he said that every year 15 million tonnes of food were junked as waste.

Child-raising cost is eased by helpers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:05am Thursday 16th October 2014

THEY may be costly, but they’re worth every penny! According to a new survey the average amount parents spend on raising a child to secondary school age is almost £84,000.

Finding the truth about our ancestors

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:10am Wednesday 15th October 2014

TV PROGRAMMES such as Who Do You Think You Are? have fuelled the rise in the number of people looking to research their family tree.

How can we stop more attacks by danger dogs?

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: American Akita dog, for the dangerous dogs campaign. (7640007)

4:01pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

THIRTY-three years ago a 65lb Pit Bull terrier savaged six-year-old Ruksana Khan while she was playing out near a school just off Lumb Lane, Manningham.

Return to stage sparks memories for Sunbeams

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:19am Tuesday 14th October 2014

JOAN Grange was turned down at her first Sunbeam audition – because she didn’t have the right hairstyle.

Could Ebola make it into our homes?

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

7:50am Monday 13th October 2014

THE spread of any disease is a cause of great concern.

Bradford charity celebrates 21 years of service to city’s homeless

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford nightstop celebrated turning 21 today.

2:21pm Friday 10th October 2014

FOR young people who find themselves homeless, the first stop is often the sofa of a friend. Many of them will go from sofa to sofa before they end up sleeping rough on the streets.

Grooming: From the perspective of Muslim women

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Adult and child holding hands (9949635)

7:31pm Friday 10th October 2014

The issue of child sexual exploitation or more commonly understood as grooming has been an ongoing issue of concern for at least a decade in Keighley.

New anti-booze pill to help people steer clear of alcohol ‘is no miracle cure’

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Drinkers who have half a bottle of wine or three pints of lager a night could be offered a life-saving pill which helps reduce their alcohol consumption.

3:35pm Thursday 9th October 2014

THOSE who have battled drink problems will be aware than it isn't as simple as taking a pill.

VIDEO: How Amy is baring all to raise alopecia awareness with charity calendar role

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:38am Tuesday 7th October 2014

IT WAS while sitting in a hairdressing salon, staring at her reflection in the mirror, that Amy Johnson first saw herself as completely bald.

Hollywood stars place city in frame

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:07am Wednesday 8th October 2014

THE arrival of a Hollywood film crew on Ilkley Moor caused quite a stir on social media.

Education the key to dental health

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:18am Tuesday 7th October 2014

A SMALL piece of cheese eaten before sweets or cakes can help protect your teeth against sugar for an hour. A simple trick that Haworth dentist Tony Kilcoyne has been telling his patients about for decades.

How we can all benefit from having an older workforce

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: GLIMMER OF HOPE: Experts say that the retirement income situation is looking up

5:57pm Monday 6th October 2014

PEOPLE are living longer and for some – the prospect of retirement isn’t so appealing. Far from taking it a little bit easier, many older people are preferring to continue working – according to new figures.

Minimising the risks in paradise - how to stay safe on a gap year

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Undated Handout Photo of Fisherman boats in Thailand. See PA Feature TRAVEL Passport. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/Handout. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature TRAVEL Passport. (11027010)

1:22pm Friday 3rd October 2014

THE deaths of two young travellers in Thailand last month will have sent alarm bells ringing in the ears of parents, as yet another gap year season begins.

How Bradford is fighting ready meals and lack of exercise in battle against childhood obesity

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lydia Worton, health improvement practitioner with the health improvement team, public health, pictured on the left with Alison Moore, senior public health manager with the Health Improvement Team, public health at an event showcasing their services.

12:56pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

BRADFORD isn't alone in the battle against childhood obesity. The latest Government National Child measurement programme (NCMP) figures show that locally obesity and overweight prevalence rates have fallen slightly in the district compared to the previous year - but we shouldn't be complacent.

'Why being a foster carer is just so rewarding'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Foster carers Libby and Barry Barrett with their brood. Photo by Michelle Heseltine.

12:18pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

TWENTY six children in Bradford are currently seeking a long term or permanent foster family.

How swimmer Barry is still inspiring people to be active

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Barry Watson and Andrew Burns at Eccleshill pool, Barry was the first person to recive a B-Active award 10 years ago. (9157435)

12:30pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Bradford is getting fitter. Every year more people use sporting facilities in the district, thanks to an innovative campaign which is now in its 11th year.

Most people want energy feedback

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

1:40pm Monday 29th September 2014

MORE than four-fifths of people want feedback from their energy supplier on how much energy they are using compared to their neighbours, a survey suggests.

Domestic violence is a ‘hidden crime’

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:09am Friday 26th September 2014

IT isn’t the taboo subject it once was but many women are still suffering in silence.

Should the RAF join in air strikes?

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:42am Thursday 25th September 2014

TOMORROW, the House of Commons may give Prime Minister David Cameron a narrow mandate to order the Royal Air Force to join forces with the United States and five Arab allies and bomb the unholy warriors of Islamic State.

Helping carers to rebuild their lives

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:11pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

BRADFORD charity Carers’ Resource has been celebrating helping 200 carers, over the past 20 months, to rebuild their lives.

How people power put a stop to homes

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:16am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

EARLIER this month protesters celebrated a ‘people power’ victory after a plan to build hundreds of homes on fields on the outskirts of Bradford was dismissed.

End of road fund disc proves taxing

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

3:33pm Monday 22nd September 2014

FROM October 1 there will be a something different about our car windscreens.

How district's poorest people are getting help to heat their homes

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Christians Against Poverty (7417020)

12:55pm Friday 19th September 2014

IMAGINE being unable to afford to heat the water needed to run a bath or wash your clothes. To have no money left in the meter to allow you to cook a hot meal for dinner or to have to watch your son struggle to do his homework by candlelight. To have to make the choice between bathing the kids or providing them a hot meal.

It's not the food that's making us fat – eating is addictive!

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

3:09pm Thursday 18th September 2014

FOOD is often seen as a comfort. Chocolate has long been associated with evoking the feel-good-factor but now, it seems, our behaviour with food may be more psychological than we thought.

Why Bradford's gap in future care for elderly has to be bridged

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: File photo dated 05/12/08 of the hands of an elderly resident at a nursing home. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday November 23, 2011. A report has condemned England's home care services after finding hundreds of elderly people's human

3:16pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

ARE we being careless about our old age? A new report calling for a re-think on elderly care predicts a crisis unless we start to take more responsibility for the kind of support we may need in future.

Cake queen has recipe for success

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:39am Wednesday 17th September 2014

TEST tubes and conical flasks sparked Sarah Bates’s love of baking. Studying chemistry at university, she loved “fiddling around” with chemical ingredients.

‘Best job in the world’ for a fan of Coronation Street and its cobbles

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:35am Wednesday 17th September 2014

THE iconic theme tune became lodged in his consciousness as a young boy.

Care choice gap has to be bridged

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

10:58am Wednesday 17th September 2014

ARE we being careless about our old age? A new report calling for a rethink on elderly care predicts a crisis unless we start to take more responsibility for the kind of support we may need in future.

Scheme helps to keep students safe

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:31am Tuesday 16th September 2014

THIS month thousands students will begin a new chapter of life here in Bradford.

Why so many carers are facing an uncaring world

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A generic photo of a carer supplied by The Carers Trust.

3:32pm Monday 15th September 2014

CARERS make up a large proportion of Britain's silent and unpaid workforce.

Police and Crime Commissioner on steps taken to combat child sex grooming

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: View from back of man and woman holding hands walking across grass (10171687)

3:42pm Friday 12th September 2014

Here, West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson explains what he is doing to combat child sex grooming.

Calls will change to meet demand as Bradford phone numbers run out

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:05am Thursday 11th September 2014

NEW phone numbers are expected to run out in Bradford within 12 months, such is the demand in the city.

Is the school run a danger zone?

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:09am Wednesday 10th September 2014

IN THE past most children walked or cycled to school.

Why ambitious pupils are focusing on helping others

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

2:44pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

SECURING university places and seeking jobs has become more competitive for today's young people as they venture out into the big world.

Poverty fears over new job-search rules as benefits changes loom

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An increase in the rate of job creation is expected for the rest of the year, a survey found.

4:37pm Monday 8th September 2014

LAST year David Clapson had his benefits stopped. The 59-year-old former British soldier was found dead at home.

VIDEO: Chess to get minds of young moving

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

9:30am Friday 5th September 2014

IT IS one of the oldest and most enduring board games.

New term delivers a tasty change

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:37pm Thursday 4th September 2014

THE start of a new term and nearly two million schoolchildren are now tucking into free school meals.

Ban on circus animals is back on the agenda as show comes to Bradford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Circus Mondao's camels Sabia (left) and Kashmer are preparing for an upcoming show

11:59am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

THIS afternoon the House of Commons is expected to pave the way for a debate on the use of wild animals in travelling circuses, leading ultimately to a ban in December next year.

Helpful neighbour Zena, 86, is nominated for Community Stars award

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

10:55am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

"ZENA is the best neighbour you can imagine.” Rais Hasan used this description when he nominated Zena Mozil for a good neighbour award within their Shipley community.

Why Bradford parents are missing meals to make ends meet

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:27pm Monday 1st September 2014

NOT so long ago it was pensioners faced with the decision to heat their homes or eat.

How wheelchair users are squeezed out of shops and society

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:19am Friday 29th August 2014

GETTING out and about is even more difficult for those with disabilities.

A wizard way of beating the bullies

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:23am Thursday 28th August 2014

WHILE most youngsters relish the excitement of starting a new school term, it can also be a time of trepidation, particularly for those who are starting school for the first time, or joining a new school.

Walk of life for fun and fitness

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

10:48am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Every week Gordon Dean dons his walking boots and strides out.


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