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March 2011

Pupils have been helping rail staff at Bradford Interchange sort through rubbish to learn more about recycling. A group of 30 children at Low Moor Primary School visited the station to find out about waste management from Northern Rail staff.

11.05am Thursday 31st March 2011

March 2011

A war hero’s family are about to unravel the story behind their father’s bravery medal. For over 70 years, Franciszek Cichy, who died in hospital earlier this month, kept the story to himself of how he was awarded the Polish Cross for Valour, aged 1

10.45am Thursday 31st March 2011

March 2011

Two art students who want to shed light on Bradford’s historic Undercliffe Cemetery need £500 to help make it happen. Gabriella Fawcett, 20, from Idle and Emily Kecic, 22, from Eccleshill hope to turn the Victorian gem into even more of a work of art

11.17am Wednesday 30th March 2011

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Bingley schoolchildren have had a lesson in ‘trashion’ by taking to the catwalk. During lessons learning about waste and the environment, Year 6 pupils of Lady Lane Park School have been making clothes by recycling trash.

12.59pm Tuesday 29th March 2011

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Pupils from Stage 84 in Idle won a cluster of trophies at the Robertshaw Festival of Bingley. Pictured are, back, Alycia Booth, Roma Christenson and Oscar Hazell. Front, Oliver Lovatt, Alexa Lee and Zak Derler

12.40pm Tuesday 29th March 2011

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Fearsome pirate Barbarossa and his Band of Buccaneers docked their pirate ship The Scurvy Shark in Shipley Market Square for the town’s pirate day. The event featured open-air performances of Q20 Theatre’s Peter Pan and Pirate Pandemonium shows.

10.26am Tuesday 29th March 2011

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The Large Model Association held its first public event of the year at the Richard Dunn Sports Centre, in Bradford, over the weekend. The sports hall was full of traders and model aeroplanes as the group held its spring seminar in the city for the fi

11.47am Monday 28th March 2011

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Positive Bradford, a business-led initiative to promote the city, received the backing of leading artist Darren Baker, at the finale of a design contest. He is pictured with with (from left) runners-up Alisha Qadir, Tayyaba Jabbar and winner Zara Syed

9.44am Monday 28th March 2011

March 2011

Shipley Community Heroes honoured individuals and groups who volunteer their time to make the town and its surrounding areas a better place at a special awards evening. Pictured are winners Christine Simpson, Cory Whelan and Hirst Wood Litter Pickers.

11.24am Friday 25th March 2011

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Actor Timothy Spall and one of the young stars of TV comedy The Inbetweeners were in Bradford, talking to film fans about their new movie.

10.37am Thursday 24th March 2011

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Former England international Sir Trevor Brooking officially opened a new £750,000 floodlit artificial pitch at a Menston school. He was joined by a selection of the school’s most famous alumni, including the Kaiser Chiefs’ Peanut Baines and Nick Hod

1.20pm Tuesday 22nd March 2011

March 2011

Bradford cheerleading squad Hot Ice is going from strength-to-strength, competing against teams from across the globe at the ICC British Open Cheer and Dance Championships at the weekend. Picture shows Georgia Loker, 17, and other Hot Ice members.

11.22am Tuesday 22nd March 2011

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Mother-of-seven Karen Ditchburn will spend Mother’s Day leaping from an aeroplane at 10,000 feet above Bridlington Airfield. The 56-year-old, of Gay Lane, Otley, admits to being terrified of heights and has been branded “crazy” by her family.

9.43am Friday 18th March 2011

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A collection of Victorian photographic plates, discovered by chance by Roger Lambert in the attic of a house, could go back on show more than a century after they were first shown to the public.

9.36am Friday 18th March 2011

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The 90th anniversary of Sutton War Memorial will be commemorated at a special ceremony on Saturday. The memorial was unveiled on March 19, 1921, and features bronze plaques with the names of soldiers who lost their lives in two world wars.

9.54am Thursday 17th March 2011

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A new running group is encouraging women to join them and get in training for this year’s Race for Life. The Idle Trotters running club has been set up by trained fitness coaches Terry and Hazel Maddocks and Susan Birbeck.

9.46am Thursday 17th March 2011

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Actress Lynda Bellingham took time out from her busy schedule and met staff and volunteers at a Shipley charity project

11.51am Wednesday 16th March 2011

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Protesters angered by Bradford Council’s planned closure of Manningham Baths have staged a ‘swim-in’.

11.32am Wednesday 16th March 2011

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MP Marsha Singh met young entrepreneurs when he attended the opening of an enterprise and leadership day. The event was at Princeville Primary School in Willowfield Street, Great Horton, Bradford. Isra Ali is pictured painting Furqaam Mohammed’s face.

10.04am Tuesday 15th March 2011

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Cullingworth Primary School pupils took part in a competition to design a poster or leaflet as part of national Internet Safety Day. And eight-year-old Edward Hartley, a year four pupil, produced the winning design.

9.44am Tuesday 15th March 2011

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Shipley shoppers were today treated to a performance of Swan Lake at the opening of a new exhibition focusing on swans by photographer Andrew McCaren. His images went on display at Shipley Focus’d Photographic Art Gallery,

10.59am Monday 14th March 2011

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Spades were at the ready for the High Crags Goes Green project at the Shipley primary school. It may have been a blustery day, but pupils dug in to plant vegetables in the school grounds.

10.57am Monday 14th March 2011

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The values of fair trade have been promoted to pupils at Guiseley School Technology College. To celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight, they took part in a soccer tournament, used Fairtrade packaging to make a mosaic and Fairtrade cotton to make bunting.

1.39pm Wednesday 9th March 2011

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11.19am Wednesday 9th March 2011

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Bradford Sea Cadets have celebrated their successes at a prestigious awards evening attended by dignitaries. Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress of Bradford, Councillor Peter Hill and his wife Gillian presented the awards.

11.15am Tuesday 8th March 2011

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Eastern European culture has been embraced at a Bradford primary school. All things Slovakia were celebrated at Heaton Primary School – the home country of a large number of its pupils. Pictured are Chloe Wilson and Zahra Ashraf.

11.00am Monday 7th March 2011

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10.41am Monday 7th March 2011

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Ethel Pearson celebrated her 100th birthday with friends and family who travelled from all over the country to share in her special day. Mrs Pearson, a resident at Howgate House, Idle, grew up in Undercliffe.

9.29am Friday 4th March 2011

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People with learning disabilities are making a splash thanks to new aqua fitness and therapeutic sessions at a hydrotherapy pool. The sessions, at the Duck and Dive scuba diving school in Shipley, include activities such as kayaking and snorkelling.

11.17am Thursday 3rd March 2011

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9.49am Wednesday 2nd March 2011

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