February 2011

  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Council chamber at Bradford City Hall was packed for a major debate over how to cut millions from the civic budget
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Former mill workers Latifa Bari, left, and Gurnam Bhangal reminisce at an event for Bradford mill staff in Little Germany
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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).
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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

February 2011

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