Mother loses 10 stone and turns her life around

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:18am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE death of her great grandmother prompted Nicola Barker to put her life into perspective.

Paintings are a lasting legacy to brave artist Sue

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: SUE Edwards at home in her garden.

3:20pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

When Sue Edwards succumbed to a brain tumour she left a lasting legacy.

Sculptor making name for himself

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Living pix of local artist Sam Shendi work plus him busy at work in his studio in Cowling. AG rep HM  (7925724)

11:46am Tuesday 8th July 2014

“AS a child I loved drawing - on books, on walls, anywhere.”

We like short shorts... and long shorts too

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Undated Handout Photo of Jonathan Saunders Edition at Debenhams ombre shorts, #30 (www.debenhams.com). See PA Feature FASHION Shorts. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/Handout. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature FASHION Sho

11:45am Tuesday 8th July 2014

[STANDFIRST] Parade your pins for high summer. Lisa Haynes reveals the thigh's the limit with the short styles of the season

How to deal with being a new father

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Family Announcement: Baby Dylan Jude Kourtoulos

2:18pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

After nine months of waiting, your new bundle of joy has finally arrived. But what do you do now?

Get connected in your community and talk to your neighbours

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Generations and neighbours come together   for The Big Lunch   community drive

9:00am Tuesday 13th May 2014

Communities aren’t what they used to be.

Sewing bee creates a buzz at the hive

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Heather Mills at the sewing class at HIVE in Shipley

8:49am Tuesday 13th May 2014

As the machines drone into action, the room becomes a hive of activity.

How young Emily finds comfort and relief with choir singing

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: How young Emily finds comfort and relief with choir singing

9:22am Tuesday 6th May 2014

Singing is Emily Green’s antidote to pain. Taking the breaths she needs to vocalise is also helping in her rehabilitation following an eight-hour operation to correct her twisted spine caused by a condition she was diagnosed with when she was five months old.

Scrabble club: Game for all ages is a real pleasure

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Keen Scrabble players Joyce Beck (left) and Marie Gard are part of the Shipley Scrabble Club

10:14am Tuesday 6th May 2014

"When you’re playing scrabble, you don’t think about what age people are.”

Friends fundraise with epic cycle challenges for hospice charity

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Marie Curie Cancer Care fundraisers on the Grand Canyon trek

9:49am Tuesday 6th May 2014

Adele Wilkin hadn’t sat in the saddle since she was ten. Encouraged by a nurse at Bradford’s Marie Curie Hospice where her late mum Sheila Morris was treated, Adele decided pedal power would help her and her family raise vital cash needed to boost the charity’s funds.

Karren Brady: Balancing family life and business

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Karren Brady speaking at Middlesex University in Hendon.

9:41am Tuesday 6th May 2014

As one of the UK’s hardest-working women, does Karren Brady (pictured) have a relaxation regime to match? No chance – love for the job and precious weekends with her family are all this wonder woman needs.

Menopause for thought as women seek advice

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Menopause - you're not on your own

10:02am Tuesday 6th May 2014

The menopause is often portrayed as a bit of a ‘joke’ topic, but for many women experiencing it, it’s anything but.

Mums who miss out on exercise

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Getting down to exercise at Oxford Brookes Centre for Sport in Headington. Picture: OX66516 Cliff Hide

10:30am Tuesday 29th April 2014

It can be hard for mums to find the time to keep fit – but the trouble is, not doing so can make their, and their children’s, lives even harder.

Rosie's the height of fashion - at 91!

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Rosie and daughter Jane model their outfits by the Mirror Pool in City Park.

9:30am Tuesday 29th April 2014

Rosie Perrow has two reasons to celebrate.

Family inspiration for Laura Edmonds's e-books

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Laura Edmonds with her children Madison and Dexter

10:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

In the early hours of the morning, Laura Edmonds bought her first e-book.

Family celebrate twins' milestone birthday

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mum Teresa and dad Michael with twins Leo and Kimberly

10:29am Tuesday 1st April 2014

Almost 18 years ago to the day, tiny twin babies were born three months early at Bradford Royal Infirmary.

'Our dreams came true with IVF twins'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: IVF parents Debra and Simon Walton with their eight-month old twins Freddie and Ryder

9:03am Tuesday 25th March 2014

For years Debra Walton had dreamed of becoming a mum.

Play's insight into older people's lives

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Members of the choir in rehearsal for Home Sweet Home

12:00pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

Barbara is having a row with the female head of a residential care unit. Barbara is angry because her husband Ron has been given an anti-psychotic drug to treat his dementia without her knowledge.

Choosing where to have baby

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Fundraising fayre for babies and toddlers

11:20am Tuesday 18th March 2014

From choosing what to call the baby and how to decorate the nursery, to deciding whether you want a natural birth or not, there are a multitude of decisions to be made during pregnancy.

From corner shop to the Commons

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Michael in the family shop at Five Lane Ends, Wrose

10:20am Tuesday 18th March 2014

Walking the corridors of the House of Commons, Michael Singh regularly casts his mind back to his mum.

Youngsters hear of fond memories

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jack Wood enjoys sharing memories of his childhood at the oral history project My Place, delivered by West Yorkshire Joint Services

10:41am Tuesday 11th March 2014

Anecdotes recalling how life used to be become more precious as we grow older.

George is primed to make changes

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: George Scully, who started her own business as a life coach through the Prince of Wales’s PRIME initiative

12:00pm Tuesday 18th February 2014

Faced with redundancy in her 50s, George Scully made a career-changing decision.

Time to discover the magic of music

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Music and fun at one of the sessions

10:00am Tuesday 18th February 2014

Rebecca Bull yearned for a musical career.

Magic of music can increase IQ

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Magic of music can increase IQ

9:42am Tuesday 11th February 2014

From the moment they’re born – in fact, probably even before that – children love music.

Working mum Ashe has a passion for writing

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Denholme writer Ashe Barker has written a series of erotic novels from her kitchen table

9:40am Tuesday 11th February 2014

"I lurch around to face the driver of the black van, leaning casually against his vehicle.

How much spnding money should your child get?

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: People on benefits, the Council and the voluntary sector are all facing massive challenges

11:20am Tuesday 4th February 2014

No matter how much pocket money you give your child, they’ll always tell you their friends get more.

Stroll along to prom shop fair

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A model on the catwalk at last year’s prom fair

9:32am Tuesday 4th February 2014

There was a time when the milestone of leaving school, or moving up to sixth form, was marked with an end-of-term disco.

Giving girls their young lives back... through dance

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lauren Batty

9:00am Tuesday 4th February 2014

To young girls living in poor, rural communities alongside Brazil’s longest, busiest motorway, prostitution is a way of life.

Double diet delight for Bradford's slimming twins

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Slimming twins Aneka (left) and Rachel Campbell enjoy cooking healthy meals together as part of their new lifestyle – helping them to lose 51lb

9:13am Tuesday 28th January 2014

When identical twins Rachel and Aneka Campbell decided to lose weight, they knew they could count on each other for support.

Inspired Neighbourhoods project supports elderly wellbeing

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The NHS  ‘Winter Friend’ campaign has been welcomed by community groups which offer help, support and friendship to elderly people

9:20am Tuesday 21st January 2014

Last month, the NHS set up on online pledge for people to sign up to become a ‘Winter Friend’ for older members of their communities.

Respect the keyword on dignity day

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jean Walker

5:43pm Tuesday 14th January 2014

Ill-treatment of older people is unacceptable.

Tom has a Christmas calling

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Tom Foster and his mum sell all different types of Christmas tree from their farm in Menston

8:36am Tuesday 17th December 2013

Every Christmas, financier Tom Foster swaps trading shares for a totally different commodity He leaves his post with a wealth management firm in London to join his mother Jenny on the family farm near Burley-in-Wharfedale, selling Christmas trees.

Festive decorations are the icing on the cake

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Learning to create fondant figures to decorate the top of a Christmas cake

4:18pm Friday 6th December 2013

Zoe Hopkinson’s Christmas cakes look too good to eat.

Matt makes his mark on the stage with Take That tribute

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Matt Hall and girlfriend Holly Merrington get into character as Take That’s Mark Owen and Spice Girl Emma Bunton

9:36am Tuesday 29th October 2013

When he’s on stage, Matt Hall is the cute one who smiles a lot and gets the loudest screams.

Brownlee brothers' golden memories of the great outdoors

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Brownlee brothers posing to promote the Half & Half campaign

9:10am Tuesday 22nd October 2013

On a conference call it’s difficult to tell who’s who.

Former footballer's wife tells how couple teamed up to fight cancer

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Alison and Peter Jackson

10:38am Wednesday 25th September 2013

They say that behind every great man is a great woman.

Therapist Rachael goes from on-set action to relaxation

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Holistic therapist Rachael Delaney

11:18am Tuesday 17th September 2013

Emma Clayton meets the holistic therapist who is a familiar face on Emmerdale

When the going gets tough, sign up to Tough Mudder

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Rhys Thomas training for his Tough Mudder challenge

8:50am Tuesday 3rd September 2013

"About 25 per cent of entrants don’t finish the course” – words from Tough Mudder vice-president Sarah Harvey that didn’t exactly fill me with confidence.

A taste of sweet success for cake maker Zoe

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Zoe Hopkinson with one of her cake creations

10:47am Tuesday 6th August 2013

Looking at Zoe Hopkinson’s beautifully decorated cakes, featuring everything from superheroes to beaming brides, you’d think she was a seasoned professional who had been doing it for years.

Creative Craig is carving out a career in sculpture

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sculptor Craig Dyson, whose work is featured at the Emporium of Dreams in Bradford

10:05am Wednesday 31st July 2013

With its outstretched wings and protruding claws it is poised ready to pounce on its prey.

Sisters' bright idea

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Rebecca Ridgeway, left, and sister Emma Taylor putting the finishing touches to a bouquet at their florists in Baildon

10:30am Tuesday 16th July 2013

When Emma Taylor was a little girl, she loved visiting a Dutch flower shop.

'Why my new career is sew perfect'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Christine Asher outside her Ilkley children’s shop Herbert & Stella

10:14am Tuesday 21st May 2013

Helen Mead hears how a former doctor of Chinese medicine made a new start with children’s boutique

RSPCA Bradford's animal magic

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: RSPCA Bradford general manager Terry Singh

10:16am Tuesday 7th May 2013

Photographs of a cat with a facial abscess and a horse after bearing the brunt of a hammer blow adorn a wall of ‘lucky ones’.

Laughs and lingerie with Heidi Bang Tidy

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Heidi Waddington's alter ego Heidi Bang Tidy

8:34am Tuesday 9th April 2013

With her Bettie Page fringe, ruby red lips and polka dot corset, Heidi Waddington oozes old-school glamour.

Claire is running 1,000 miles for Smile Train

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Claire Simpson has set herself a charity challenge – running 1,000 miles in a year to raise money for Smile Train

9:25am Tuesday 12th March 2013

Helen Mead talks to a woman who is fundraising for a charity close to her heart

Weightlifter Rebekah is raising the bar

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Rebekah Tiler, 13, is making a name for herself as Britain’s strongest child

11:31am Tuesday 5th February 2013

Sitting opposite Rebekah Tiler, she appears as any other teenager.

Caravan helps pull in the cash for children's heart unit

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Gillian, left, and Cathryn with their caravan Vera, which has been transformed to showcase their creations

10:24am Tuesday 15th January 2013

Sally Clifford meets two mums whose fundraising efforts for children's unit are from the heart

Jan's losing weight with doggy determination

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jan Green with labrador Deco, who both went on a slimming regime to lose weight and get healthy

8:50am Tuesday 23rd October 2012

When Jan Green’s loveable labrador, Deco, was put on a diet, she was determined he wouldn’t go it alone.

‘Bel is an inspiration’

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bel Young, who was paralysed after falling from a climbing frame

8:39am Tuesday 17th July 2012

Who would have thought a simple childhood pleasure could change a family’s life forever?

How illness put life in focus for photographer Rais

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Rais Hasan, who hopes to become a professional photographer

9:19am Tuesday 19th June 2012

Sally Clifford on a man who discovered photography after a tumour threatened his life



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