March 2009

The humanitarian efforts of pupils at a Menston secondary school have earned them one of the most prestigious accolades in the country.

12.39pm Tuesday 31st March 2009

March 2009

Bradford City boss Stuart McCall and Bradford Bulls coach Steve McNamara took time out of their busy schedules to visit the Marie Curie Cancer Care Hospice in Maudsley Street.

12.29pm Tuesday 31st March 2009

March 2009

A woman who was told she had a less than five per cent chance of ever becoming a mum after battling breast cancer twice has celebrated the first birthday of her ‘miracle’ baby.

4.23pm Monday 30th March 2009

March 2009

Talking in class didn’t get pupils from Guiseley School into trouble – it won them top place in a debating competition.

11.00am Friday 27th March 2009

March 2009

Roary the lion has returned to its pride of place in Lister Park after 26 years.

10.59am Friday 27th March 2009

March 2009

A girls-only football tournament has been held in Bradford to promote the sport among schoolgirls.

11.32am Thursday 26th March 2009

March 2009

The Bradford Rock Challenge attracted hundreds of talented children to St George’s Hall, Bradford, where two separate competitions were held for schools and colleges.

11.33am Thursday 26th March 2009

March 2009

TV presenter Johnny Ball teamed up with Bollywood dancers, drummers and circus acts in Bradford to celebrate a project inspiring the city’s youngsters.

11.32am Thursday 26th March 2009

March 2009

Keighley’s Oscar-winning screenwriter Simon Beaufoy flew in from Dublin specially for an onstage interview at Bradford’s 15th International Film Festival.

10.55am Wednesday 25th March 2009

March 2009

10.55am Wednesday 25th March 2009

March 2009

Every day Andrew and Angela Filarowski live with the knowledge that their young daughter could die at any time as she desparately needs a heart transplant.

11.04am Tuesday 24th March 2009

March 2009

Students at a Bradford school hope their debut film-making effort will warn others of the dangers of abusing illegal drugs.

11.04am Tuesday 24th March 2009

March 2009

Healthcare professional Catherine Mills, who works with seriously ill children, is to run the Epilepsy Action 10k road race in Bradford on Sunday.

11.07am Tuesday 24th March 2009

March 2009

A Bradford mum has had to make the decision any parent would dread. Shelly Turpin has consented for her son Joshua to undergo a major operation within six months, which could kill him.

11.06am Tuesday 24th March 2009

March 2009

A Bradford primary school is putting up a team for a 100k trek to raise money for charity Oxfam.

12.08pm Friday 20th March 2009

March 2009

More than 70 per cent of children at nearly a quarter of mainstream primary schools in Bradford do not speak English as their first language, according to the latest figures. Princeville pupils Courtney Braybrook is English and Mumtaz Mafud is from Indone

11.22am Thursday 19th March 2009

March 2009

The glamour of Bollywood was brought to Bradford’s Centenary Square when south Asian arts group Manasamitra performed a colourful display of Bhangra and Bollywood dancing.

11.23am Thursday 19th March 2009

March 2009

At the age of 19, Craig Dyson is already stamping his mark as a sculptor with rare talent.

10.40am Wednesday 18th March 2009

March 2009

Most people associate sand with buckets and spades, castles and pies. But for Jamie Wardley, sand is not about relaxing beside the sea.

2.42pm Tuesday 17th March 2009

March 2009

The red carpet was rolled out at the National Media Museum to herald the opening of the Bradford International Film Festival attended by, among others, Virginia McKenna and Sylvia Sims.

11.58am Monday 16th March 2009

March 2009

He was once a gun-toting, blue-uniformed cop dealing out justice on the mean streets of Fort Worth, Texas. Now his beat is Haworth.

11.28am Monday 16th March 2009

March 2009

The Ponderosa Rare Breeds Centre in Heckmondwike has taken delivery of several new animals. Among them are a white reindeer and this desert iguana being held by Jude Cheesbrough.

10.41am Friday 13th March 2009

March 2009

Learning is going outdoors at primary schools in north Bradford thanks to a £168,000 project.

11.29am Thursday 12th March 2009

March 2009

Youngsters at Spotlight Stage School are going to be treading the boards with the English Youth Ballet.

11.33am Thursday 12th March 2009

March 2009

Two young Yorkshire lovers are filmed snatching a kiss in a railway carriage as it thunders through a tunnel. It is 1899 and a milestone in movie making history is created.

11.32am Thursday 12th March 2009

March 2009

A donation from a Bradford-based building society has banked new toys for toddlers at a church nursery group.

9.23am Wednesday 11th March 2009

March 2009

A five-year-old girl who has endured a year of gruelling treatment for a rare bone cancer, is the inspiration for a charity fundraising walk.

9.31am Tuesday 10th March 2009

March 2009

A young mum is battling back from the effects of treatment for cervical cancer to take on her first half-marathon to raise money for charity.

11.19am Friday 6th March 2009

March 2009

School pupils in Bradford are getting lessons in boxing skills as part of a police project.

1.58pm Thursday 5th March 2009

March 2009

Jimmy Osmond is in town, along with former Eastenders star Emma Barton and the cast of Chicago, as the show starts a UK tour at the Alhambra next week.

11.46am Wednesday 4th March 2009

March 2009

These youngsters at Bradford's Stage 84 have won armfuls of trophies from a performing arts festival.

11.46am Wednesday 4th March 2009

March 2009

Bradford City footballers took time out from training to promote an anti-racism message to school children at Valley Parade.

11.53am Tuesday 3rd March 2009

March 2009

African dancers dressed in traditional Zulu outfits have entertained pupils at St Columba’s Catholic Primary School. The group, which goes by the name of the Mighty Zulu Nation Theatre Company, originate from the Kingdom of KwaZulu Natal. Pictured wi

9.45am Monday 2nd March 2009

March 2009

Biscuit making, T-shirt printing and a climbing wall were all on offer at a fun day at Denholme Youth Café. Zanna Hampton and Jade Best enjoy dressing in police hats at the open day

9.45am Monday 2nd March 2009

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