June 2010

Mums-to-be interested in having their baby at home are invited to attend free workshops to hear from midwives and new parents what to expect from the experience.

2.07pm Thursday 1st July 2010

June 2010

A sensory garden has been opened at Addingham Primary School. It has taken two years to turn a neglected area of the school site into the garden, a major project for the Friends of Addingham Primary School.

2.06pm Thursday 1st July 2010

June 2010

The focus will be on photography at a new gallery in Shipley, opened by the Lord Mayor of Bradford, Coun Peter Hill. Shipley Focus’d, in Market Square, will present a new exhibition every six weeks.

2.01pm Thursday 1st July 2010

June 2010

Bulls stars will be put through their paces at a party to mark the success of a major health research project in the city. Thousands of families who are part of the Born in Bradford initiative have been invited to Lister Park for a Teddy Bears' Picnic.

2.57pm Tuesday 29th June 2010

June 2010

Young entrepreneurs have made hundreds of pounds from selling home-made goods to the public in Bradford. Twenty-nine teams aged five to 19 took part in the final of Bradford Council’s Step Up Market Challenge.

2.57pm Tuesday 29th June 2010

June 2010

A junior football club has so many members that it needs a fourth pitch to play on. Youngsters at Sutton Juniors already play at three locations in Sutton, Glusburn and Cross Hills but increasing numbers mean the club needs another pitch.

2.57pm Tuesday 29th June 2010

June 2010

Children arrived at school to an astonishing sight – an alien spacecraft had landed next to their playing field. Staff at Newhall Park Primary School Bierley, had staged an alien landing for pupils before asking them to help the authorities find them.

2.56pm Tuesday 29th June 2010

June 2010

Poppy the labrador is becoming quite a thespian. The talented pooch, pictured with Charlotte Williams, who plays Annie, has landed the role of Annie’s dog, Sandy, in Debut Theatre School’s production of popular family musical Annie.

2.16pm Monday 28th June 2010

June 2010

These youngsters are set to take a leap into Saltaire’s Victorian heritage at the biggest and most ambitious parade in the Saltaire Festival’s history. From the left are Ellie Garner, Jenny Donnelly, Mary Williams, Ellie Clayton-Green and Anja Taylor

2.14pm Monday 28th June 2010

June 2010

Eldwick Gala drew crowds to Gilstead Recreation Ground. Former Bradford City star John Hendrie opened the event and visitors saw a parade, circus tricks, aerobatics display and music from The New Orleans Jazz Band and steel band Sun, Sea and Sand.

2.12pm Monday 28th June 2010

June 2010

Youngsters at a school showed their green credentials at an eco day. Children at High Crags Primary School in Crag Road, Windhill, Shipley, swapped their uniforms for green clothing for a day dedicated to the environment.

1.21pm Thursday 24th June 2010

June 2010

Staff at Bradford’s RSPCA centre are appealing for cat lovers to come forward to adopt a pet after being inundated with felines in need of a new home in recent weeks.

1.19pm Thursday 24th June 2010

June 2010

Brownies helped support the Shipley in Bloom effort by planting a raised flowerbed to celebrate 100 years of Girlguiding. The 11th Shipley Brownies added colourful flowers to the bed in Well Croft, opposite Shipley Library.

12.04pm Wednesday 23rd June 2010

June 2010

Employees at the Tesco superstore in Buttershaw, cycled 100 laps of Bradford Bulls’ Grattan Stadium to raise money for the supermarket’s charity of the year, CLIC Sargent. Carol Turner and general Josie Kellett raised about £1,000 for the charity.

12.04pm Wednesday 23rd June 2010

June 2010

Sixty primary school children took to the stage at Bingley Arts Centre to entertain 300 relatives and friends. For children and staff at Lady Lane Park School, Bingley, it was the end of months of hard work, learning London-themed dance routines.

3.43pm Tuesday 22nd June 2010

June 2010

Former Bradford Grammar School pupil Alistair Brownlee, now world triathlon champion, is not used to dancing in front of a crowd in Centenary Square, but that was his way of promoting a three-day cultural event coming to Bradford.

3.40pm Tuesday 22nd June 2010

June 2010

More than 1,000 people attended Harden Gala at the weekend. Among those taking part were Amanda Petyt and Piers Hill on the Harden Players float.

12.52pm Monday 21st June 2010

June 2010

Crowds flocked to Cononley Gala at the weekend, to see Cononley Gala queen Olivia Dean, 11, centre, with attendants Ellie Leeming, eight, left, and Charlotte Dalton, nine.

12.52pm Monday 21st June 2010

June 2010

Youngsters at Barkerend Primary School in Bradford proved they had plenty of get up and go. Yesterday they were taking part in the the Tesco Great Run – the UK’s biggest organised fun run for schools.

11.10am Friday 18th June 2010

June 2010

Hundreds of Bradford schoolchildren waved and cheered as two times gold medal winner Sebastian Coe arrived in Lister Park to meet youngsters who have been inspired by the 2012 London Olympics.

11.34am Wednesday 16th June 2010

June 2010

Eleven-year-old Olivia Dean will lead the procession at Cononley Gala on Saturday, June 19, after being picked as this year’s gala queen. The Cononley Primary School pupil will be attended by fellow pupils Ellie Leeming and Charlotte Dalton.

11.05am Monday 14th June 2010

June 2010

Thousands of women descended on Bradford’s Lister Park on Sunday to raise funds for Cancer Research. The charity’s annual Race for Life event saw an estimated 5,000 women, many dressed in bright pink, walk, jog or run a 5km course.

11.04am Monday 14th June 2010

June 2010

Children immersed themselves in a playtime from another era when a travelling collection of Victorian toys was brought into school. Professional toy maker Kirsty Garside dropped by Miriam Lord Community Primary School in Manningham, Bradford.

12.27pm Friday 11th June 2010

June 2010

Dozens of families tucked into healthy picnic lunches in the grounds of Bowling Park Primary School in Bradford. The event was held at New Cross Street, West Bowling, as part of a series of events by the school to run during National Family Week.

1.08pm Thursday 10th June 2010

June 2010

Chef Jamie Oliver made a first visit to his Ministry of Food centre in Bradford yesterday and declared the venture a roaring success.

1.07pm Thursday 10th June 2010

June 2010

A new exhibition at the re-opened Cartwright Hall in Lister Park, Manningham, Bradford. The exhibition, ‘Eternal Radiance’, is a special display of examples of the city’s collection of late 19th and early 20th century marble busts and bronze sculp

1.56pm Wednesday 9th June 2010

June 2010

A canal-faring couple have returned to their Keighley home from Berkshire by narrowboat – a journey which has taken them six weeks. Phil and Christine Coleman set up their first home in East Morton more than 30 years ago and their sons were born at BR

3.23pm Tuesday 8th June 2010

June 2010

World Cup fever has hit Bradford with shops, pubs and businesses in the city pulling out all the stops to show their support for the competition before it kicks off on Friday. Harrison’s Fisheries in Harrogate Road has decorated its interior with flag

3.19pm Tuesday 8th June 2010

June 2010

Pupils broadened their horizons when the Didgeridoo Man visited a Bradford school. Children were treated to the sounds of a different culture during a live performance of the wind instrument by Ed Oxley at Hill Top Church of England Primary School.

12.33pm Monday 7th June 2010

June 2010

Women’s hearts in Bradford will be racing as they take part in Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life where they will be treated to a special performance from the NIVEA male cheerleaders.

12.30pm Monday 7th June 2010

June 2010

Budding models realised their dream at the final of the T&A Model Search competition. Steve Long, winner of the adult male category, is pictured with adult female runner-up Saffron Mir, left, and winner Victoria Ingham.

12.24pm Monday 7th June 2010

June 2010

10.34am Wednesday 2nd June 2010

June 2010

Families from across Bradford took part in a Mile In Memory sponsored walk to support the work of the cot death charity The Foundation for Study of Infant Deaths.

11.38am Tuesday 1st June 2010

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