TOURISM chief Sir Gary Verity has suggested visitor information centres in the Bradford district could be run by volunteers to save them from closure.
RESIDENTS in the tourist hotspots of Haworth, Saltaire and Ilkley have reacted with dismay at cost-cutting proposals to close their visitor information centres.
Simmering tensions within Bradford Council’s Conservative group came to the surface last night when a long-serving Tory councillor resigned from the group and hit out at its current leader.
An Ilkley councillor has slammed Local Government Association (LGA) proposals which would open the door for authorities to abolish a 25 per cent council tax discount for single occupiers.
Councillor Anne Hawkesworth was tonight voted by her party to be the leader of Bradford Council’s Conservative group.
PARISH and District Councillor Anne Hawkesworth has withdrawn her application to be selected to fight her home constituency for the Conservatives at the next General Election.
A Conservative councillor has stepped aside from the fight to become Keighley's MP after being advised she did not hold the correct credentials.
A pensioner who battled back to fitness after overcoming two life-threatening illnesses has won an award for her determination.
Seven new road signs to officially announce Bradford as the City of Film have been going up on routes into the city centre.