March 2011

  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Actress Lynda Bellingham took time out from her busy schedule and met staff and volunteers at a Shipley charity project
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Protesters angered by Bradford Council’s planned closure of Manningham Baths have staged a ‘swim-in’.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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,
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
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