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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

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

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