April 2011

  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Skipton primary school children sang to help victims of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami.
The reception and first year children at Water Street Primary School raised £700.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A woolly couple from Otley will share their wedding day with Prince William and Kate Middleton.
But Shirley and Cyril, being two model sheep, have not had much say in their wedding vows – or on how they’ll be dressed for the big occasion.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police are aiming to hit their target of diverting youngsters from anti-social behaviour by teaching them skills including fishing and archery.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Easter story was brought to life by youngsters at St Columba’s Catholic Primary School in Dudley Hill, Bradford, who performed a musical version of the Bible tale.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Three historic English Bibles are on public display at Bradford Cathedral from today. 
The exhibition of Bibles published in 1605, 1611 and 1616 is accompanied by illustrated posters from Sheffield University explaining the history of Bible publication.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Members of Bradford’s Jewish community gathered last night to celebrate the Passover festival.
A service was held, with singing and reading from the Haggadah text, and a meal was served at the Bradford Reform Synagogue, in Bowland Street, Manningham.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Hundreds of people flocked to Saltaire at the weekend for the historic village’s first World Heritage festival.
Katie Chippindale shows some of the items available at the produce market .
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Families took a trip down the canal towpath to visit an exhibition with a difference.
The Kennet, a historic boat moored on the Leeds- Liverpool Canal at Saltaire, has become a floating exhibition telling the history of the World Heritage Site.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Knitters at an arts studio wrapped a 102-metre scarf round their ageing building to kick-start a £3,000 fundraising drive for refurbishment. 
Kirkgate Art and Crafts Studio in Shipley is hosting a series of events in the run-up to its 30th anniversary.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Seven new bands will take to the stage of the Mart Theatre, Skipton, today. 
It is the culmination of the theatre’s schools project, which allows students to work with musicians.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pharaohs and snakes are wandering the corridors of Lady Lane Park School in Bingley this week.
Children and staff are donning an array of costumes to match the countries they are exploring. Pictured are Katie Roper (left), Isabella Earl and Oliver Peace
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An Ilkley fish and chip shop has come up with a new take on fried eggs to get the customers rolling in over Easter.
Leeds Road chippy Grandad Nicol’s will be serving deep-fried Creme Eggs as an Easter special.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Two German women from Bradford’s twin city of Hamm, are learning some vital skills on work experience at the Midlands Hotel – how to pull the perfect pint of Yorkshire ale. 
Pictured are Linda Gossel (left) and Alannah Jagermann
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: crisis point after being inundated with unwanted cats and kittens. 
Twenty-four cats were brought into the Mount Street animal home last week, bringing the total number at the centre to almost 100.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Young performers are breathing new life into the Gilbert and Sullivan comedy The Sorcerer, appearing alongside older cast members from Bingley's Gilbert and Sullivan society. Pictured front is Richard Thompson as the Sorcerer.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A knitting group has been creating hats and scarves and donating them to local homeless charities. The group, which meets at St John's Church, Great Horton, has also knitted this giant mural.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Dancer Madeleine Dunnett, 16, has won a place at the Stella Mann School, in Bedford, and must raise course fees of £9,000 per year as well as living costs. She is raising cash to help fulfill her dream of becoming a professional dancer.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Three live Alpacas - and some quirky not so live ones - will help Saltaire celebrate International World Heritage Day. Village society chairman Rob Martin the animal parade will draw the crowds.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Highly-respected war veteran Albert Joiner, 99, has been honoured for his dedication to the Northern Royal Marines Association by being elected its presient in his hundredth year.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The six grandchildren of Shirley Dumican celebrate the sum raised for charity by a fundraising gig in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care in memory of their grandmother
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mum is definitely the word this Mother’s Day at Morrisons in Girlington, Bradford. 
There are 14 mothers on the payroll working in and among the aisles alongside their own sons and daughters.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A Bradford school’s outstanding work to boost the confidence and concentration of vulnerable children has received recognition.
Cygnets, is a nurture group for pupils with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties at Lower Fields Primary School.

April 2011

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