January 2009

  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Six years ago Liz Joyce almost died from a bee sting – but now the winged creatures have become an unlikely lifeline.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Three-year-old Emma Handy was just one of the youngsters to enjoy Wild Wednesday at Bracken Hall Countryside Centre.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ita Telemaque was among the bereaved parents who lit a candle for their late children in a service at Bradford Cathedral.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Vets in Ilkley are seeking dog owners willing to volunteer their pets as much-needed blood donors.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A father-and-son team drove through a live minefield and across the Sahara desert in a 17-year-old “banger”.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A spectacular pan fire demonstration was held in Bradford to start a hard-hitting campaign by West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Parents and children across the Bradford district are being urged to ditch the car for the school run and get active in a bid to stem rapidly rising obesity levels.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A school is to be closed for the day on Monday to let pupils and teachers remember popular teacher Clare Egan whos has died from cancer.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Wilsden’s hencam started as nothing more than a joke between friends – now it is welcoming visitors from the other side of the world.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A special dinner event was held in Bradford to honour home-grown cricketer Adil Rashid on the eve of his flying out to the West Indies with the England squad.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Telegraph & Argus photographer Lucy Ray has beaten all the competition to scoop top prize at the first regional O2 Media Awards in Yorkshire and The Humber.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: New bellydancing classes have started in Baildon, offering a fitness programme with a difference.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A question mark hangs over the long-term future of 22 donkeys after a planning decision went against their owners Tony and Hazel Ingham.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Breakfast clubs to help youngsters beat off sluggish starts at school are among projects across the district set to benefit from the Lottery’s Awards for All programme.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A Bradford school unveiled its very own Barack Obama lookalike to coincide with the US president’s inauguration ceremony in Washington DC.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Children as young as four from Iqra Primary School heard their poems and stories over the airwaves. Pictured in the radio studio are Awais Hussain, Danish Ali and Samiya Amjad
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Nerice Woodhead, Rhys Hood Cain Burrows and Jamie Holmes were among youngsters from across Bradford came together to battle it out on the pitch in a bid to kick racism out of the game.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A not-for-profit student project has teamed up with Bradford Grammar School to teach people how to scuba dive.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A revamped nursery at a Southmere Primary School, Bradford, has been opened to the delight of staff, parents and pupils.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Baildon Co-op staff, from the left, Frances Rowntree, Anita Haigh, Helen Shutal, Salinder Kaur and Zoe Griffin, who are taking part in a national fundraising campaign for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The directing team behind a long-standing church pantomime group is calling on volunteers to replace them after eight years in charge. From the left are, Victoria White, Susan Stones and Gary Scott.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: ‘Mick the Miner’, who starred in Jamie Oliver’s Ministry of Food programme, has been passing on his cooking knowledge to students. Mick Trueman is pictured with Sarah Horan, centre, and Stephanie Sissons
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Children are picking up healthy cooking tips in a scheme being piloted by a healthy living centre in Bradford. Ann Wild is pictured left teaching Tyler-James Wynn and mum Stephanie Taylor.

January 2009

January 2009

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