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New plan to entice passengers back onto buses

7:00am Tuesday 26th June 2012

Bus operators across West Yorkshire could soon be subject to new regulation and public control under plans proposed by the transport authority Metro to turn the tide of falling passenger numbers.

Plan 'could deprive Bradford NHS of £100m'

12:00pm Wednesday 30th May 2012

More than £100 million a year would be snatched from the NHS in Bradford if a new funding formula is forced through, a study has warned.

Buttershaw boy, 5, had life-saving surgery after horse kicked his head

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Harlie Thompson showing the scars on his head after his life-saving surgery

7:00am Friday 18th May 2012

A five-year-old boy has undergone life-saving surgery after being kicked in the head by a horse which was illegally tethered near a children’s play area in Bradford.

Haworth joy as clamping ban law gets Royal Assent

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Changegate car park in Haworth

7:10am Wednesday 16th May 2012

Wheel clampers who act like “modern-day Dick Turpins” will be banned from operating on private land under a new law welcomed by former Speaker of the Commons Betty Boothroyd, businesses and visitor attractions in one of Bradford district’s most important tourist honeypots.

'Inhumane' cuts will force poorest from homes, says Council's Labour leader

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Rennie Outhwaite fears having to move house after his partner died

7:00am Monday 14th May 2012

Controversial welfare reforms that will see thousands of the poorest people in the Bradford district forced to move out of their homes following Government cuts to housing benefit have been branded “inhumane” by the Council’s new Labour leader.

Public service workers in Bradford picket over pensions

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Strikers outside Bradford College today

10:03am Thursday 10th May 2012

Public sector workers were picketing their work places in the Bradford district today in a long-running row over pensions.

Campaigners call time on pub closures

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CAMRA branch secretary John Bell

9:50am Tuesday 8th May 2012

Real ale lovers in Bradford fear a rising number of pub closures is “ripping the heart out of the community” after a report revealed 21 locals in West Yorkshire have closed in six months.

Fury at David Hockney's tirade against anti-smoking campaign

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: David Hockney, a keen smoker

7:00am Tuesday 17th April 2012

A health chief has reacted to a bitter tirade by Bradford-born artist David Hockney slamming the Government's “draconian” anti-smoking legislation.

Upset at new bid for store

7:00am Friday 13th April 2012

Supermarket giant Tesco has submitted new plans for a convenience store in Idle – after a proposal rejected in January provoked fierce opposition.

Plans for Thornton wind mast approved despite huge opposition

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Protesters outside the meeting today

5:30pm Wednesday 11th April 2012

An energy firm has claimed a victory in the first battle to build a wind farm on “one of the world’s most famous landscapes” on moorland in Bronte country.

Closure of Bradford West, Shipley and Bingley delivery offices confirmed

8:50am Wednesday 11th April 2012

Royal Mail has confirmed three of its delivery offices in the district will be closed by next February.

Anger over 'snub' to College's excellence

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The curry cuisine courses at Bradford College

10:00am Tuesday 10th April 2012

Bradford College has criticised the Government for snubbing the district for one of its landmark Asian and Oriental Centres of Excellence.

Prison is a waste of money, says Bradford probation chief

11:20am Monday 9th April 2012

The enormous growth of Britain’s prison population has been branded “crazy” by a former probation officer who spent 14 years working in Bradford.

Regional pay move could lead to strike

9:00am Monday 2nd April 2012

Teaching unions have not ruled out strike action if regional pay becomes a reality for teachers across the district with one politician also criticising the potential move by the Coalition government.

Bradford shutters policy is set for a review

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A roller shutter that has been put up without permission in Godwin Street, Bradford

9:00am Tuesday 27th March 2012

A policy review is under way over planning permission for metal roller shutters, used by Bradford city centre traders to protect their properties against criminals.

Eight arrested in Bradford metal theft blitz by police

11:00am Thursday 15th March 2012

Police across the Bradford district have held another major blitz on metal thieves.

Silsden chef Tom gets closer to his Masterchef dream

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Masterchef finalists

6:30am Wednesday 14th March 2012

Silsden chef Tom Rennolds could be getting closer to being named this year’s TV Masterchef.

West Yorkshire Police lose 120 first-responders

9:40pm Monday 12th March 2012

West Yorkshire Police lost more than 120 officers dealing with 999 emergencies in a single year – despite the Government’s vow to protect “frontline” policing.

High occupancy lane in Bradford to be unveiled

9:00am Friday 9th March 2012

A new high-occupancy vehicle lane will open on one of the city’s busiest commuter routes on Monday.

Welcome for call to treat elderly with more respect

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The proposals are to treat the elderly with more dignity

7:20am Thursday 1st March 2012

Patronising language used by hospital and care home staff towards older people should be banned, a report on improving dignity in care has recommended.

Titus Salt inspires green plan for village

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Salts Mill at Saltaire from the helicopter, nestling amid the terraced streets of Sir Titus Salt’s ‘model’ village

11:00am Tuesday 28th February 2012

by James Rush T&A Reporter A new community interest company aims to follow in the footsteps of Saltaire’s illustrious founder to help make the village a sustainable success.

£110,000 to help Bradford adoption services

9:00am Friday 24th February 2012

An extra £110,000 has been earmarked to pay for three more social workers in a bid to get more of the district’s youngsters adopted, it has been revealed, as the Government unveiled its own Adoption Action Plan.

Bradford Council departments spend £37,000 on free parking for staff

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Council departments pay £37,000 to rent spaces in this Little Germany car park

9:00am Thursday 23rd February 2012

The Conservative group leader has criticised Bradford Council for spending thousands on leasing car parks in the city centre to allow its staff to park for free.

Bradford street parking decision set to be reviewed

6:50am Wednesday 22nd February 2012

A decision by Bradford Council to extend pay-and-display parking in the city centre has been called in for review amid concerns that new meters had been bought months ago while consultation was going on.

Bets are off for another Betfred Bradford bookies

6:50am Tuesday 21st February 2012

Objectors to another betting shop in Bradford city centre have welcomed a decision to turn down an appeal over the plans.


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