January 2011

  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A college is aiming to become a star attraction on the Bronte country tourist trail.
Keighley Campus of Leeds City College is bidding to attract  visitors to its pioneering science centre, where people can  experience what it is like to be an astronaut.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: When it comes to entertaining audiences, father and daughter double act Steve and Deanna Gore have one or two tricks up their sleeve. 
Even at the tender age of five, Deanna is an accomplished illusionist.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Victims and survivors of the holocaust and other genocides were remembered yesterday in a moving ceremony at Victoria Hall, Saltaire.
Keelham Primary School pupil Tia Williams is pictured lighting a candle.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A team of schoolgirls have raised an impressive £5,000 for charity in two weeks by running a series of money-spinning enterprises. 
Pupils at Belle Vue Girls’ School in Heaton, Bradford, were raising money for Islamic Relief.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Knitting churchgoers have given their blessing to an American initiative bringing comfort and warmth to the community.
Members of Ilkley’s Christchurch, are getting busy with their knitting needles on a project imported from the Prayer Shawl Ministry.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: He doesn’t appear to give a hoot! 
Oliver the owl has amazed vets by surviving a 140-mile motorway journey clinging to the front of a lorry that had hit him.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pupils at a Baildon school have planted a 1,000-tree boundary hedge to create a new habitat for a range of wildlife. 
Each child at Sandal Primary School has planted at least one tree as part of the hedge on the school field.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Children at a primary school have documented a debate about the responsibilities of a meat-eating society on film.
Pupils at Keelham Primary School have been learning about the issues behind the public furore about food-waste lorries in the village.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A primary school pupil from Bradford donned a police uniform and went on the beat with an officer. 
The enthusiastic schoolgirl, Chloe McGuire, 11, said she was both “excited” and “proud” to go on patrol with PCSO Denis Bennett.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The cast of the Alhambra pantomime Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs brought laughter and smiles to a children’s ward at Bradford Royal Infirmary. 
Peter Piper and Billy Pearce are pictured bringing a smile to the face of patient Kayden Hewitt.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Visitors to the National Media Museum will have chance to create their own Lego stop-motion films, produce animations using a Nintendo DSi and play Animation Bingo during a week of activities
  planned for the half-term break.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A young Bradford football team is taking great pride in its new kit. 
The under-13s squad at Manningham All-Stars have been sponsored by Bradford firm 24/7 Scaffolding.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Schoolgirl Megan Isabella Slater was not really expecting a reply to her letter to the future King of England. 
But when an envelope with the royal crest on it arrived, her family was in no doubt where it had come from.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pupils have been taking part in a living art exhibition. 
The Living Gallery, created by Shipley Focus’d, featured 22 pupils of Shipley C of E Primary School.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A Bradford Indian vegetarian restaurant named as one of the best in Britain by celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay was honoured with a civic reception at City Hall. 
Prashad owners Minal and Bobby Prashad with Lord Mayor of Bradford, Councillor Peter Hill.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ronan Carter, 15, has already played the lead role in Mam, a film directed by actor Hugo Speer, and appeared in another film, Life On The Line. Last year he spent four months in London filming a lead role, Kit, in a new CBBC series, Sadie Jones.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A theatre group will be showing off its purr-fect new-look premises with a family pantomime. 
Idle and Thackley Theatre Group is putting on Puss in Boots, which showcases the talents of junior performers as well as long-standing members.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A woman who found she was going blind after being injured in a road accident is spearheading Bradford’s fundraising for guide dogs. 
Amanda Wainwright is now dedicating her time to the charity that has changed her life for the better.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Yeadon Amateurs are inviting audiences to ‘be our guest’ at family show Beauty and the Beast. 
The show, based on the Disney classic, tells the much-loved tale of a prince who, after treating a beggar woman badly, is turned into a beast.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Community-proud pupils have been helping police catch illegal motorists outside their school.
Bowling Park Primary School pupils monitored traffic in Usher Street, Bradford, as part of a ‘Safer School Community Project’ led by pupil eco-safety warden
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Children at Yeadon Westfield Junior School returned from the Christmas holidays to a surprise imaginary world created by staff. 
Peeping out to say hello are, from left, Beth Gregson, Hannah Naylor, Callum Greig with teacher Hellen Swallow.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Around 60 young people learned about the world of engineering in a roadshow at Guiseley School.
Students from three Leeds schools, including William Midgley and Emma Pawsey,  attended the event which is the first of its kind in the area.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A mother is embarking on a fundraising campaign in a last-ditch bid to give her daughter the gift of sight. 
Eighteen-month-old Lamiyah Ellsworth has been blind since birth but mum, Larelle Ellsworth, is hoping to raise £50,000 for treatment in China.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: They might stand accused of having too many cooks but a pair of Bradford businessmen, Paul Brook and Daniel Moran, both of Eccleshill, are seeking no fewer than 20,000 people to help them start a restaurant.

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