Bradford Telegraph and ArgusJanuary 2010 | Pic of the Day | Video/Pics | Homepage - Bradford Telegraph and Argus

Get involved: send your pictures, video, news and views by texting TANEWS to 80360, or email

January 2010

When Chris Jeng realised his girlfriend was not going to make it to hospital in time to give birth, he prayed for divine intervention. And it came in the form of paramedic Karen Towers and emergency medical technician Sara Brooke who were driving past.

11.32am Friday 29th January 2010

January 2010

It was no longer all Greek to them after pupils at a Bradford school had a lesson on Ancient Greece from a restaurant owner. George Psarias, co-owner of The Olive Tree, Rodley, hosted pupils of Crossley Hall Primary School, who are studying Greece.

11.32am Friday 29th January 2010

January 2010

An Ilkley chef was hoping to impress industry experts at The Great British Pub Food Awards this week. Sabi Janak, of the Ilkley Moor Vaults pub, was one of three finalists taking part in the national cook-offs for the Sunday roast category.

11.32am Friday 29th January 2010

January 2010

A school is helping pioneer a social networking system to protect pupils from cyberbullying. Eastburn Junior and Infants School, near Keighley, is piloting a safe Facebook-style system developed by Keighley company, WebAnywhere.

11.26am Friday 29th January 2010

January 2010

Pupils and staff at Sandy Lane Primary School, Bradford, donned silly hats to raise money for victims of the Haiti earthquake. A total of £500 was collected for the disaster appeal, with some children even creating their own wacky headgear.

1.24pm Thursday 28th January 2010

January 2010

The daughter of a woman killed in an horrific car crash is organising a charity night for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance which was called out to help her mother, Diane Scott, after the crash.

1.22pm Thursday 28th January 2010

January 2010

Boxing superstar Amir Khan has been teaching apprentices a lesson they won’t forget. The World Light Welterweight champion was at a Bradford customised-car workshop to motivate its young staff about ‘boxing clever’, staying focused and working har

10.57am Wednesday 27th January 2010

January 2010

A school’s catering service has been given a clean bill of health by inspectors. Pool-in-Wharfedale C of E Primary School’s staff are celebrating after being awarded a five out of five excellent star rating for hygiene by Leeds City Council.

10.54am Wednesday 27th January 2010

January 2010

The daughter of Smokie bassist Terry Uttley has launched an internet campaign to get the Bradford band back in the charts. Holly Faye Uttley has won support from the team behind the campaign that got Rage Against The Machine to be Christmas number one.

10.53am Wednesday 27th January 2010

January 2010

When six-year-old Jake Turton kept being sick his parents thought he was just ‘playing up’ to avoid school. But in fact he had an aggresive brain tumour. Now recovering from surgery, he received a surprise visit from Bradford Bull's James Donaldson.

10.50am Wednesday 27th January 2010

January 2010

An eight-year-old bookworm has won a novel prize in a national writing competition. Lady Lane Park School pupil Toby Smith’s triumph in the national contest run by Usbourne Books earned the school a visit from children’s author Sue Mongredien.

3.46pm Tuesday 26th January 2010

January 2010

It is a staple of the British diet and the potato is being celebrated in Bradford ahead of National Potato Day. Children enjoyed a workshop at Allerton Children’s Centre, Avenel Road, where they got to grips with the vegetable.

1.32pm Monday 25th January 2010

January 2010

Two Baildon women are going to the ends of the Earth for charity and while Lynn Moorhouse will be shivering in Sweden, Claire Simmonds will be sweating across a Moroccan desert.

1.28pm Monday 25th January 2010

January 2010

An Ilkley woman is planning a career break with a difference on a charitable expedition to Central America. Spanish speaker Lisa Rushforth has been accepted as a volunteer manager on a three-month expedition to Costa Rica and Nicaragua this summer.

11.28am Friday 22nd January 2010

January 2010

A community has welcomed a new cafe run by volunteers. Café 106.9 FM, opened in Cowling, near Skipton, by Drystone Radio, flourished during the recent snows and doubled its turnover.

11.27am Friday 22nd January 2010

January 2010

Ale connoisseurs are being challenged by an Ilkley inn to design their own brew, and win a brewery masterclass. The Cow And Calf, on Hangingstone Road, is inviting drinkers to dream up their perfect ale.

11.24am Friday 22nd January 2010

January 2010

The St James’s Panto Players are presenting their 42nd pantomime, Goldilocks, with all proceeds going to charity. “The cast includes adults and children as young as four,” said Craig Cairns, of the Players. “It’s a family show with lots of laug

11.18am Friday 22nd January 2010

January 2010

All Saints C of E Primary School, Ilkley, pupils Amy Hale and Katie McNamara have been selling buns in school to raise money for relief efforts in Haiti, one of many fundraising events for the earthquake victims.

10.20am Thursday 21st January 2010

January 2010

Bradford women are being urged to enter Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life and become part of the biggest female-only team in the UK. This year Race for Life in Bradford is on Sunday, June 13, at 10.30am and 1pm in Lister Park and entry is now open.

10.08am Thursday 21st January 2010

January 2010

Rucksacks and certificates have been presented to pupils at Ley Top Primary School in Allerton, Bradford, for raising money for the British Heart Foundation. About 150 pupils raised £279 by taking part in a skipping challenge called Jump Rope for Heart

10.18am Thursday 21st January 2010

January 2010

Allerton Primary School pupils were joined by religious representatives to celebrate the success of a community cohesion project. Staff at Bradford Interfaith Education Centre also took part in a special assembly.

12.46pm Wednesday 20th January 2010

January 2010

Talented teenage violinist Layth Hanbali is tuning up to play for a national orchestra. The seventeen-year-old pupil at Ermysted’s Grammar School, Skipton, has been selected to play for the Palestinian Youth Orchestra in his home country.

12.45pm Wednesday 20th January 2010

January 2010

Wee Calum Carslaw will be piping in the haggis as part of Burns Night celebrations in Ilkley. The 12-year-old, from Burley-in-Wharfedale, will play A Man’s a Man and other traditional tunes at St Margaret’s Church on Saturday.

12.41pm Wednesday 20th January 2010

January 2010

Campaigners who have worked hard to support children in poverty-stricken Haiti are opening a disaster fund to help those hit by the devastating earthquake. The Ilkley Haiti Fund is opening a disaster fund to help those most vulnerable affected.

4.28pm Tuesday 19th January 2010

January 2010

A Bradford crisp business boss went back to the classroom to help children complete an enterprise project this week. John Tague, managing director of Seabrook Crisps, based in Duncombe Street, Bradford, spoke to pupils at Lidget Green Primary School.

11.21am Monday 18th January 2010

January 2010

Tiny tots are supporting their local rugby team with a new sponsorship deal. Abacus Nursery, on Parish Ghyll Drive, Ilkley, has bought shirts for the Ilkley Colts team of 17-year-olds, which has recently been re-formed.

11.19am Monday 18th January 2010

January 2010

Homeless people are to benefit from forgetful customers at a dry cleaners in Saltaire. The Bradford Soup Run provides free hot meals, clothes and blankets to the homeless and has been boosted with a donation from County Cleaners, in Bingley Road.

11.18am Monday 18th January 2010

January 2010

Air cadets claim they are “hidden victims” in the collapse of a charity which they supported with cash. They are out of pocket by over £1,000 after a minibus, which they shared, was sold to help meet the debts of the now-defunct Craven Voluntary Ac

11.16am Monday 18th January 2010

January 2010

Skipton-based Drama Plus has celebrated its 25th anniversary. The group was started by Roland and Wendy Coombs as The Speech and Drama Studio. Weekly classes run in Skipton, Addingham and Long Preston, with a new class at Bradley School.

11.38am Friday 15th January 2010

January 2010

Celebrations were low key when heart transplant child Gabrysia Filarowski reached the six-month milestone. Gabrysia had been doing well since her operation last year, but was struck down by a virus over Christmas and was still poorly on the anniversary.

3.14pm Thursday 14th January 2010

January 2010

Two young musicians are helping beat the shortage of church organists, and raising money for an Ilkley church. Anthony Gray, 13, and Henry Websdale, 12, are among recruits learning to play the instrument in a Bradford Organists Association scheme.

3.09pm Thursday 14th January 2010

January 2010

The bells could soon be ringing out again in Tong church. Villager Louise Connacher, who instigated a fundraising campaign to restore the bells at St James’s following a 30-year silence, says they are now a quarter of a way to their target.

3.42pm Tuesday 12th January 2010

January 2010

Danielle Skilbeck, 11, of Otley, who won a Children of Courage award in 2004 after contracting meningitis, is back from a Dreamflight charity holiday, where she fulfilled her ambition of swimming with dolphins in Orlando, Florida.

2.01pm Tuesday 12th January 2010

January 2010

Snow, ice and sub-zero temperatures did not stop guests travelling from all corners of the UK, including north-west Ireland, Glasgow and Guildford in Surrey for one very white Shipley wedding.

3.41pm Monday 11th January 2010

January 2010

A Bradford City fan says he will not let a broken wrist stop him from walking to every home game with his twin brother for the rest of the season to raise funds for the Bradford Burns Unit.

3.25pm Friday 8th January 2010

January 2010

A baby born prematurely as her mother lay critically-ill with swine flu has finally been allowed home. Miley Amber Brewin was due on January 24 but arrived on November 4 as her mum Jodie Brewin, 20, fought for her life in Bradford Royal Infirmary.

10.34am Wednesday 6th January 2010

January 2010

A family are off on an adventure that will take them to all corners of the earth – and the children out of school. Simon Robinson and his wife Louise Farnell and their children Alfie and Sian are embarking on a 15-month tour around the world.

10.16am Monday 4th January 2010

Click and drag to scroll through the thumbnails

click2find


About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree