January 2011

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.

9.22am Monday 31st January 2011

January 2011

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.

10.43am Friday 28th January 2011

January 2011

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.

9.24am Friday 28th January 2011

January 2011

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.

10.36am Thursday 27th January 2011

January 2011

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.

11.09am Wednesday 26th January 2011

January 2011

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.

10.09am Tuesday 25th January 2011

January 2011

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.

9.53am Tuesday 25th January 2011

January 2011

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.

9.59am Monday 24th January 2011

January 2011

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.

9.15am Monday 24th January 2011

January 2011

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.

10.57am Friday 21st January 2011

January 2011

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.

11.01am Thursday 20th January 2011

January 2011

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.

10.51am Thursday 20th January 2011

January 2011

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.

10.41am Thursday 20th January 2011

January 2011

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.

1.51pm Tuesday 18th January 2011

January 2011

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.

1.00pm Tuesday 18th January 2011

January 2011

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.

2.04pm Monday 17th January 2011

January 2011

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.

10.44am Friday 14th January 2011

January 2011

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.

10.11am Friday 14th January 2011

January 2011

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.

9.49am Friday 14th January 2011

January 2011

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

10.54am Thursday 13th January 2011

January 2011

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.

10.17am Thursday 13th January 2011

January 2011

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.

12.32pm Wednesday 12th January 2011

January 2011

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.

3.23pm Monday 10th January 2011

January 2011

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.

3.20pm Monday 10th January 2011

January 2011

Seven members of staff at the same care home are pregnant – after sitting on two chairs in the main office! Staff at Anchor’s Townend Close in Victoria Road, Cross Hills, couldn't believe it when seven women became pregnant within months of each othe

10.15am Thursday 6th January 2011

January 2011

Royal Marine Liam Brentley, who cheated death in Afghanistan, is all set to rebuild his life – and looks – in 2011.

8.58am Tuesday 4th January 2011

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