July 2011

  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The noble sport of hat-throwing returns to Ilkley Moor tomorrow, this time with a charitable spin.
Competitors are being challenged to turn up at White Wells with approved headgear tomorrow morning for the Yorkshire Open Hat Throwing Competition.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Children tickled their taste buds with some locally grown produce to learn about healthy eating and the environment at a Bradford allotment.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: International cricketer Wasim Akram helped a Bradford charity to raise £35,000 in one night for the victims of flooding in Pakistan a year ago.
The Pakistani left-arm fast bowler was guest of honour at a fundraising dinner.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A group of 21 people from Kosovo, Armenia and Macedonia spent a morning at Cliffe Castle Museum in Keighley as part of an international cultural exchange.
The community workers spent a week in the district.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Elderly residents were treated to wartime nostalgia during a 1940s afternoon held at Peel Park Primary School, Undercliffe.
Year Four pupils performed a play about World War Two combing art, drama and literacy for seniors living close to the school.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Thousands of ‘Born in Bradford’ families, complete with their furry friends, under generally sunny skies enjoying the fourth annual Teddy Bear’s Picnic to be hosted by the project.
Husnain Fazal, four, from Wibsey brought two of his friends along.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Youngsters took the arrival of cockroaches, a snake and a tarantula in their stride.
They were more curious than scared as the creatures were shown to them at Merlin Top School, in Keighley, by David and Liona Worricker.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Lord Mayor of Bradford has opened the first phase of a £200,000 refurbishment at a theatrical company.
Councillor Naveeda Ikram was guest of honour at the opening ceremony at Q20 Theatre in Shipley
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Children at five Bradford primary schools battled to out-sing and out-dance one another in the final of a talent show in Great Horton.
An audience of families, pupils and school staff saw Bollywood performers, singing groups and street dancers.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Recycled clothing designed from old newspapers and sporting challenges were the order of the day at Guiseley School Technology College.
Each year group was set a challenge to test their problem-solving and teamwork skills, with wacky results.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A series of posters with positive images from around the city have been created in sections by more than 700 Laisterdyke Business and Enterprise College pupils.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A Bradford band is raising brass to help toward the costs of attending a national competition.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Youngsters across the district took part in an Olympic-themed event at Richard Dunn Sports Centre to celebrate their success at becoming fitter, healthier and happier through attending the Mind, Exercise, Nutrition … Do it! (Mend) programme.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Little Bo Peep and her sheep are all dressed up for this year’s Proms on the Farm event in Silsden.
The sounds of animals will be replaced by music at Sycamore Farm, Brunthwaite, next Saturday, July 16, at 7pm
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: All the colour of the Rio Carnival was captured by a music-making parade of schoolchildren in Manningham, Bradford.
Atlas Community Primary School was celebrating the end of a term studying ‘colours of the world’.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Youngsters have been enjoying outdoor fun in a new sensory garden.
The garden has been developed at Westfield Nursery, Idle, with capital funding from Bradford Early Years
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pupils at a school in Keighley have been gearing up to take part in an international tall ship race.
The group at Oakbank School are taking part in the first leg of the 2011 Tall Ships Race that started in Waterford, Ireland.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A Bradford special school is aiming to raise funds to equip its pupils with specially-adapted bicycles.
Chellow Heights Special School, Heaton, caters for 90 pupils who have a range of conditions, including autism and profound physical disabilities.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Runners turned out in fancy dress for the annual Oxenhope Charity Straw Race. Runners faced sweltering conditions in their bid to raise funds for local charities.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pupils at Crossley Hall Primary School, Fairweather Green, Bradford, are growing their own.
The youngsters have been hard at work getting down to earth and cultivating their own produce ready to harvest.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Excited children in Yeadon are seeing their new school being built.
The new £4 million SS Peter and Paul is shooting up every day and is proving a source of fascination for youngsters who are being taught in the old building just yards away.

July 2011

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