June 2010

  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.

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