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February 2011

Jake Ellis gets up close and personal with some Lego characters on a visit to the National Media Museum. Families were given the chance to create their own Lego stop-motion animations in special sessions during the half-term week.

9.17am Wednesday 2nd March 2011

February 2011

The Council chamber at Bradford City Hall was packed for a major debate over how to cut millions from the civic budget

4.06pm Friday 25th February 2011

February 2011

A dog, nicknamed Butch, was rescued from Bradford Beck after being spotted stranded by the water, starving, having possibly been stuck for days after falling down an embankment. Pictured is Butch with dog warden Terry Singh and two of the rescuers.

4.06pm Friday 25th February 2011

February 2011

RAF war veteran Stan Hudson, from Heaton, who carried out more than 40 enemy raids in a, is to celebrate his 90th birthday with a special reunion with his beloved Lancaster Bomber. Stan is pictured with his medals.

3.22pm Wednesday 23rd February 2011

February 2011

Bradford's newest home-grown film star Aqib Khan, 14, was given a hero's welcome to his home city last night for the regional premiere of his big screen debut, West Is West, at Cineworld

11.06am Tuesday 22nd February 2011

February 2011

Former mill workers Latifa Bari, left, and Gurnam Bhangal reminisce at an event for Bradford mill staff in Little Germany

11.20am Monday 21st February 2011

February 2011

The mother of two-year-old Olivia Wilkinson, who has an incurable heart defect, says she is ‘terrified’ the heart surgery unit at Leeds General Infirmary could be closed.

11.38am Friday 18th February 2011

February 2011

Taekwondo instructor Lisa Winteridge is celebrating after achieving her masters in the sport. The 31-year-old from Bingley is believed to be one of only a few women in the country to pass her fourth Dan black belt and become a Master.

11.03am Thursday 17th February 2011

February 2011

Scouts from a Menston troop have earned their DIY badges after some special on the job instructions. The 27 youngsters were invited to Menston Hall for the day by the Strategic Team Group, which is converting the building into 30 flats.

10.29am Thursday 17th February 2011

February 2011

Daisy Watkiss – thought to be the youngest radio presenter in the UK – is poised to have a national audience. The nine-year-old Kildwick School pupil, who fronts Crazy Daisy’s Lazy Saturday slot on Drystone Radio, has been filmed by Blue Peter.

10.17am Thursday 17th February 2011

February 2011

Children in their final year at a Bingley school have planted a tree in the playing field as a reminder of their time there. The pupils at Lady Lane Park School were joined by the Reverend Canon Paul Bilton, who gives assemblies at the school.

11.20am Wednesday 16th February 2011

February 2011

Pupils at a Baildon school won an award for their efforts at singing. Sandal Primary School picked up a Gold Award in the Sing Up Awards Challenge on National Sing Up Day.

2.31pm Tuesday 15th February 2011

February 2011

A Shipley jewellery designer will help budding crafters follow in her footsteps by producing a do-it-yourself range. Rowan Grant, who set up her business Kitschen Sink from her home, is celebrating after seeing her designs in this month’s Cosmopolitan.

10.30am Monday 14th February 2011

February 2011

First time parents Stevie Hodgson-Kirtley and Stephen Townend’s son Connor Jake made his way into the world in the back of a Ford Focus.

1.48pm Friday 11th February 2011

February 2011

Ilkley is helping to get a new world record sewn up as the town flies the flag for Fairtrade Fortnight. People are being invited to decorate their own piece of bunting in a bid to bring some colour to prominent landmarks.

11.33am Wednesday 9th February 2011

February 2011

Two budding mathematicians from an Ilkley school have won through to the final of a national competition. John Burn and William Robson, both ten, have reached the final of the National Maths Challenge.

11.22am Wednesday 9th February 2011

February 2011

Three young Bradford actresses have landed roles in new TV drama South Riding, which has been largely filmed in the district. Lydia Bistucz, Lydia Bradd and Grace Tattersall are all pupils at Stage 84 in Idle.

5.27pm Tuesday 8th February 2011

February 2011

Students showed off their best moves when they took to the dance floor for an inter-schools competition. Pupils from the host school, Benton Park, in Yeadon, narrowly beat the year ten and 11 pupils from Guiseley School (pictured).

1.37pm Monday 7th February 2011

February 2011

A mock ‘crash landing’ scene was used to inspire primary school children. Pupils at Eastburn Primary, Keighley, were taken to see a mysterious sight on their school’s playing field and then encouraged to write about their experience.

9.21am Thursday 3rd February 2011

February 2011

School pupils have been rewarded for their hard work with a trip to one of the district’s most famous cafes. More than a dozen pupils from Greatwood Primary School, in Skipton, were delighted to take part in a visit to Bettys Cafe, in Ilkley.

12.01pm Wednesday 2nd February 2011

February 2011

Children were getting their hands dirty as they helped work on a new outdoor haven in Allerton, Bradford. The youngsters, from Child’s Play Neighbourhood Nursery at the Ley Top Family Centre, were creating an outdoor learning zone.

11.57am Wednesday 2nd February 2011

February 2011

A group of mums who breastfed their babies and now offer support to others have been thanked at a celebration lunch. The counsellors aged 16 to 35 were presented with certificates by Shirley Brierley, NHS Bradford and Airedale’s public health consultan

11.33am Wednesday 2nd February 2011

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