February 2009

Community-spirited pupils at a Shipley primary school joined wardens in a purge on litter in their neighbourhood.

11.01am Friday 27th February 2009

February 2009

A physiotherapist has had to be brought to the aid of Addingham pantomime'd seven dwarfs. The 'grown-up' actors have found themselves in knee-d of help after hours on their kneees on stage.

10.59am Friday 27th February 2009

February 2009

After a 30-year silence, the church bells in Tong village will soon be tolling again, thanks to a £40,000 campaign headed by driving force Louise Connacher.

2.08pm Thursday 26th February 2009

February 2009

A farm has had to make room for three new spring lambs. Lydia and Henry Derbyshire are pictured with the new arrivals,

10.00am Wednesday 25th February 2009

February 2009

These three youngsters were among children at Sutton Church of England Primary School who tackled an assault course to help pay for the education of a young girl in Senegal. Tyla Hockey, Mackenzie Collinge and Sophie Maris, along with 21 other pupils in r

9.59am Wednesday 25th February 2009

February 2009

Pupils at a Bradford primary will be painting the school red this week as they support the British Heart Foundation’s Go Red Campaign. The pupils are pictured with heart attack survivor Tony Caunt and Bradford Bulls players Mike Worrincy and Rikki Sheri

10.01am Wednesday 25th February 2009

February 2009

A £300,000 scheme to turn a Bradford Council outdoor education centre into one of the country’s finest is going before councillors this week. Pictured are Javeria Ahmed and Hafsah Iqubal exploring the pond's creatures.

4.45pm Monday 23rd February 2009

February 2009

Teenagers from across the district took part in a graffiti art session as part of a project to encourage creative play among youngsters. Pictured are Imogen Hardy, 13, Naomi McGregor, 15, Madison Sharkey, 13, and Wasim Ahmed, 17.

4.43pm Monday 23rd February 2009

February 2009

Youngsters at Richard Dunn Sports Centre have been taking advantage of a £1 swim offer during half-term. Nadeem Malik is pictured swimming with children Sana, seven, and Ahmed, two

10.30am Thursday 19th February 2009

February 2009

Two Bingley schoolchildren are in with a chance of a top prize in a national letter writing competition. Pictured are Tiegan Mehmi, left, and Theo Scally with Eldwick Primary School headteacher Jayne Franz

10.30am Thursday 19th February 2009

February 2009

There will be illusions, juggling, dancing and family fun at Bradford Magic Circle’s annual show. Keith Pickles pulls a hankie from the ear of surprised Deanna Gore, three.

11.24am Wednesday 18th February 2009

Students dress up for charity

Charities will benefit from a week of fun organised by the sixth form committee at Guiseley School. The Raise and Give week began with students, some of whom are pictured, paying £1 for the privilege of wearing fancy dress. The school’s chosen char

11.15am Tuesday 17th February 2009

Aladdin raises Playhouse curtain

There will be plenty of half-term family fun with Drama Unlimited’s production of Aladdin. The show, in aid of the Laura Crane Trust, is the first pantomime performed at the relaunched Bradford Playhouse. Pictured, are cast members Sara Lewandowski, Lou

10.19am Tuesday 17th February 2009

Pupils' 'super' visitors

Pupils at Wibsey Primary showed Bulls captain Paul Deacon and fellow player Matt Brooks just how it’s done by hoisting high the Super League trophy. Pupil Jamie Ingham squares up to Bulls star Matt Brooks.

1.15pm Sunday 1st February 2009

Youngsters gain awards

Young people who have gained the Duke of Edinburgh awards were presented with trophies by Bradford’s Lord Mayor Councillor Howard Middleton. Pictured from the left are Jonathan Gaunt, Matthew Parkinson, Emily Clark and Rosie Clark.

1.15pm Sunday 1st February 2009

Hanif is a top sport

The goalscoring exploits of a young Bradford footballer have earned him recognition among Britain’s finest Asian sportsmen. Hanif is pictured with Pakistan international and Bradford City player Zesh Rehman.

1.15pm Sunday 1st February 2009

Cheers to the pupils

Pupils at Ley Top Primary School in Allerton, Bradford, had lots to cheer about. Pictured are Sonia Sidje, Lauren Hopps, Rose Sutton, Shannon Hopps, Rebecca Caines, and Caitlin Milner with Robyn Morrison, front

1.15pm Sunday 1st February 2009

Youngsters in the spotlight

The spotlight was turned on the unsung young heroes of the district at a high-profile ceremony. Mariam Ahmed, winner of the Outstanding Achievement Aawrd is pictured with Look North's Christa Ackroyd

1.15pm Sunday 1st February 2009

Pupils turn reporters

School pupils turned reporters for the day to report on a Bradford conference hosted by TV presenter Johnny Ball to discuss the use of new technology in the classroom. Pictured are Sarah Szczur, left, and Joanna Sutherland.

1.15pm Sunday 1st February 2009

Banana record bid

Ilkley Fairtrade Group is asking people to peel fairly-traded bananas on March 6 and 7 in a world record banana-eating attempt organised by the Fairtrade Foundation. Pictured, from the left, are Leander Hollings, director of My Small Shop, Stephanie Atkin

1.15pm Sunday 1st February 2009

Barry has trips off to a TT!

Among the celebrity names this year at one of the most famous motorcycle events in the world – the Isle of Man TT – will be Barry Briggs. Barry is pictured with a tankard presented by Isle of Man tourism chiefs.

1.15pm Sunday 1st February 2009

Amy celebrates 100th birthday

Bingley resident Amy Sharpe, pictured with nursing home manager Emma Rushen, celebrated her 100th birthday with cake.

1.15pm Sunday 1st February 2009

Library opens a new chapter

Young bookworm Jacob Pickard-Lupton was one of many making the most of a refurbished library at his Bradford primary school.

1.15pm Sunday 1st February 2009

Jake's freezing film debut

Schoolboy Jake Street had to plunge into the freezing North Sea for his film debut – and he loved it.

1.15pm Sunday 1st February 2009

Having fun in the snow

It was a case of slipping and a sliding for just about everybody as drivers endured treacherous roads on their way to work, and children had great fun on sledges as all the district’s schools closed for the day. These youngsters were enjoying sledging a

1.15pm Sunday 1st February 2009

Firm aids disabled youngsters

Disabled children will benefit from powered wheelchairs thanks to the fundraising efforts of a Bradford-based financial group. Former Emmerdale star Georgia Slowe and Ewen MacIntosh are pictured with Grace Wolstenholme who has been helped by the appeal

1.15pm Sunday 1st February 2009

Alex's hair-raising experience

It’s going, going – and by this Saturday will have gone. Alex Harrison’s locks are for the chop for the first time in six years. Alex is pictured with his mum Alison getting in some cutting practice

1.15pm Sunday 1st February 2009

Welcome to Chinese New Year

Pupils at Westminster Primary School in Undercliffe, Bradford, have been celebrating the Chinese New Year. Amnol Singh, 8, as part of a dragon

1.15pm Sunday 1st February 2009

Fashion trip back in time

Hundreds of vintage-clothing and homeware enthusiasts flocked to a nostalgic fair at Saltaire’s Victoria Hall. Picture from the left are Lisa Hill, Sarah Williams, Catherine Surtees, Caroline Brown, Jessica Aaron and Deborah Williamson

1.15pm Sunday 1st February 2009

Scouts' HQ fundraising call

A Scout group has sent a rallying call to the community to raise money towards the £240,000 cost of rebuilding their fire-ravaged Scout hut. Leaders Chris Boardman and Joy Smith are pictured with the youngsters.

1.15pm Sunday 1st February 2009

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