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

Ladies are the driving force behing lorry forms

11:55am Wednesday 16th May 2012

Sally Clifford talks to the women truckers loving life behind the wheel

Rally driver Bob, 73, is still in pole position

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Rally driver Bob Bean with his MK1 Lotus Cortina

10:27am Tuesday 6th March 2012

Record-breaking rally veteran is showing no signs of slowing down, writes Sally Clifford

Sisters' Taj Mahal cycle trek... just for mum

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: From the left, Jeanette, Stephanie, Claire and Adele with the Taj Mahal in the background and (below) the girls and supporters before they set off

8:56am Tuesday 31st January 2012

When Adele Wilkin and her sisters Jeanette and Claire glimpsed the Taj Mahal after cycling 300 miles across India, they knew their mum would have been proud.

'Little Lucas inspired us to help families'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jenny and Stephen Hannigan with their children James and Jasmine

9:01am Tuesday 24th January 2012

Sally Clifford meets the parents dusting off wedding outfits in memory of the baby son they lost to a rare inherited condition

Couple raise a glass to 86-year marriage

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Karam and Kartari Chand – aged 106 and 99 – at home with their son Sat Paul and some of their grandchildren and great-grandchildren

8:38am Tuesday 10th January 2012

Sally Clifford meets the couple who could be Celebrating a world record-breaking anniversary

Pat Hillam recalls her family ‘portrait’

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pat Hillam, who, as a four-year-old girl starred in We Of The West Riding, filmed in her grandparents’ home

8:23am Tuesday 6th September 2011

o the little girl with pigtails running through her grandmother’s back yard, it was all quite an adventure.

University fees facts and figures

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: University fees will be introduced in 2012, but students should be able to study without worrying about the loan repayments

8:30am Wednesday 17th August 2011

The political spittle firing both ways about 2012’s £9,000 university fees has a nation scared.

Bedtimes are still bright after 40 years of Mr Men

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mr Men creator Roger Hargreaves

8:40am Tuesday 9th August 2011

As characters reach 40th anniversary, Hannah Baker looks at the enduring appeal of Roger Hargreaves’ Mr Men

Bradford group for carers of autistic children

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: From the left, Donna Jordan, Glenys Shinkins, Clare Whiteley and William Whiteley share their experiences at Cygnet

8:27am Tuesday 2nd August 2011

For William and Clare Whiteley, the six-week school holiday can be a nightmare.

Join the secret tea club...

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Shirley Quarmby (above and below left) opens her home – in a mystery location – as a tearoom, welcoming neighbours and strangers

9:54am Monday 25th July 2011

Emma Clayton meets a woman who has made use of her kitchen skills to provide a clandestine dining experience

Time out that is so vital for families...

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Angela Smallwood and her disabled son Robert (above and below) benefit from the respite services provided by the Clockhouse Centre near Keighley

8:42am Tuesday 24th May 2011

Sally Clifford on the centre providing a home-from-home for disabled youngsters

Rare disease won’t stop Harry’s fun

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Harry Beck, who was born with a condition that causes muscle weakness, with his         parents Gary and Jill at their home in Idle

8:38am Tuesday 26th April 2011

Emma Clayton talks to a Bradford family coping with a little-known muscle condition

Searching for my lady of letters

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Dennis Halton at Bingley Railway Station – where he last saw Pat – on a visit to his home town last year

9:56am Tuesday 22nd March 2011

Emma Clayton on an ex-pat looking for the friend he left behind aged 16 as he set off for a new life in Australia

Magic moments

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Queensbury magician Steve Gore with his five-year-old daughter Deanna

9:19am Tuesday 8th February 2011

There are gasps from the auditorium as magician Steve Gore waves his hand from a box – while wiggling his toes from a separate box.


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