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9:07am Friday 18th April 2014
Findings by the Food Standards Agency which show many lamb dishes served up in restaurants and takeaways around the country contain other cheaper meats must be a huge concern for Bradford’s curry industry.
9:04am Thursday 17th April 2014
While the figure of 85.28 per cent of primary school children being allocated their first choice is only slightly below the national average of 87 per cent, that will be of scant consolation to the parents who have been unsuccessful.
10:11am Wednesday 16th April 2014
8:52am Tuesday 15th April 2014
Bradford Council’s new permit scheme for using household waste disposal sites is once again under fire, this time from a neighbouring authority which claims it has led to increased fly-tipping within its borders.
8:30am Monday 14th April 2014
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8:41am Friday 11th April 2014
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9:15am Wednesday 9th April 2014
When we become adults our participation in sport and exercise very often takes a sharp dive. Expense and lack of time are often the most-cited reasons for people’s descent into inactivity, especially those who have families and jobs.
9:07am Tuesday 8th April 2014
The welfare state is designed to create a basic standard of living for all, especially those who cannot earn money to live off from employment because of ill-health or economic conditions that reduce job opportunities.
10:05am Monday 7th April 2014
Just a few years ago, Chain Street was a blight on Bradford. The properties were crumbling, the area was a haunt for undesirables, and vermin ran free among the dumped rubbish. It was most certainly not a pleasant sight to see on one of the main roads into Bradford city centre.
8:52am Friday 4th April 2014
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8:59am Tuesday 1st April 2014
The so-called ‘bedroom tax’ has undoubtedly caused a lot of pain and disruption to the lives of many people, but it is difficult to argue that the fundamental principle it has introduced is not a correct one.
8:41am Monday 31st March 2014
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9:11am Friday 28th March 2014
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9:13am Friday 21st March 2014
There is no doubt that Bradford needs to upgrade its city centre leisure facilities, and the huge shake-up of its pools and sports centres revealed last year offers the ideal opportunity to bring a new super-pool into the centre.
8:55am Thursday 20th March 2014
8:47am Wednesday 19th March 2014
We expect, in these days of rigorous hygiene regulations, that the food we buy will be subjected to the best possible procedures and kept in the cleanest environment before it reaches our plates or our refrigerators.
10:28am Tuesday 18th March 2014
9:10am Monday 17th March 2014
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9:01am Friday 14th March 2014
The decision by Peter Straker to resign as Bradford Coroner would appear to be the beginning of the end of a long and drawn-out investigation into complaints about his conduct that started in January last year.
8:51am Thursday 13th March 2014
The former factory site at Lidget Green earmarked for up to 400 homes should be a key brownfield development for the city, and it is outrageous that unauthorised dumping of building waste may now have placed the scheme in jeopardy.
9:51am Wednesday 12th March 2014
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8:46am Monday 10th March 2014
8:45am Monday 10th March 2014
The horrific Bradford City fire left its mental and physical scars on those who survived it, and those who lost family and friends that day. It also left an indelible mark on the psyche of the city as a whole.
8:54am Friday 7th March 2014
8:53am Thursday 6th March 2014
The amount of beautiful countryside and wonderful parks in and around the Bradford district often comes as a surprise to some, as many believe it to be a gritty northern city dominated by mills and factories.
9:08am Wednesday 5th March 2014
8:40am Tuesday 4th March 2014
The highly-regarded Get Bradford Working programme by Bradford Council is proving to be a very successful model, and the latest initiative announced as part of the project will only enhance its reputation.
8:36am Monday 3rd March 2014
Few can deny that Bradford is getting its regeneration act together, especially in the city centre. The City Park and Mirror Pool is a joy and work is gathering pace on the Westfield shopping centre at the heart of the town.
8:36am Monday 3rd March 2014
When people get seriously ill they can become very fed up of constant trips to hospital, and that is obviously magnified when they are sadly suffering from a condition likely to prove terminal in the near future.
9:12am Friday 28th February 2014
Everyone would like to see more police officers on the streets to improve public safety and the feeling of security in the community. Sadly, budgetary restraints in recent years have meant that the traditional bobby on the beat is not as common a sight as it once was.
8:42am Thursday 27th February 2014
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9:03am Tuesday 25th February 2014
9:04am Monday 24th February 2014
There are few things worse for the morale of a city centre than empty retail shops or office blocks. When a city such as Bradford is trying its level best to drive forward regeneration and create a thriving centre, empty, monolithic buildings can sap energy from all the effort and good work being done.
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