May 2011

  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Emmerdale starJames Hooton is limbering up for a ‘Zumbathon’ in Roberts Park, Saltaire, to raise funds for a charity helping breast cancer patients. 
James, who plays Sam Dingle, has been getting into zumba thanks to partner Nancy Lucas.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Families flocked to Myrtle Park for fun and games at the annual Bingley Gala yesterday.
Sam and three-year-old William Lunn are pictured playing hook-a-duck.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Singing and dancing teenagers took each other on in a hard-fought ‘X-Factor’ style contest at Horton Grange Primary School, Bradford.
Pictured are Muskaan, Maryam, and Malaika.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Five generations of a far-flung family travelled thousands of miles to celebrate a former dressmaker’s 100th birthday. 
Phyllis Clifford welcomed 80 guests, including her three-year-old great-great-granddaughter, Maiya, to a party.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Premature babies in Bradford will be kept warm, thanks to the work of a knitting club at Dixons Allerton Academy and staff at the School of Health Studies at Bradford University.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An election campaign has been stirring children’s attentions at a village primary school. 
Mirroring the council election process, Wilsden Primary School children have been standing for election to the School Council.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: More than 15,000 people flocked to Otley Show, including Matthew Donohoe and his daughter Isabelle, ten months, who  got up close and personal with some highland cattle.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Thousands of people flocked to the Urban Garden for the Bradford Pride festival on Saturday. Among them was Aqsa Khan, 4, who was having her face painted.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A youngster has been nominated for a national award  after dressing as Charlie Chaplin for a charity video.  
Bethany Hare, who has raised more than £7,600 for Martin House Children’s Hospice, has been nominated for the Kids Count Inspiration Awards.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Year seven pupil Florence Waudby showed her creative side when she won a photographic competition at Skipton Girls’ High School.
Youngsters had been challenged to come up with the best photograph on the themes of colour, nature and friends.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Six volunteers from Yorkshire Building Society’s head office on Rooley Lane, Bradford, visited Parklands Primary School in Old Park Road, Thorpe Edge, to attempt some DIY and build an outdoor seating area for the pupils.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A schoolgirl who has appeared in several television dramas will be crowned Pudsey Carnival Queen this weekend. 
Eleanor Hemingway, 11, has been in TV dramas such as The Royal, Heartbeat, Emmerdale, Spooks and South Riding.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Aqua Tots classes, aimed at helping youngsters aged six months to five years become safe in water, are under way at Shipley, Bowling and Eccleshill pools as well as Keighley Leisure Centre. 
Gill Summers is pictured with grandaughter Taila Birdsall.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pupils at Hothfield Junior School, Silsden, had a hands-on look at what their futures might hold at a careers taster day. 
Looking into the police role are (from left) Billy Watson, Matthew Griffiths, Bethany Richardson and Courtney Hancock.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Girls from an Ilkley school are through to the finals of a national music competition. 
The Moorfield School Swing Band will take on 25 other groups from across the country in the finals of the National Festival of Music for Youth in July.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Hairdressing students in Bradford turned the clock back to the 1920s at a fundraising show in aid of Nightstop.
The budding stylists from Little Germany’s Christopher Paul Training based their styles on the flapper age. A total of £132 was raised.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Otley Sailing Club has been given help in funding its Sailability Sailing Sessions for the coming season through donations of £1,000 from NG Bailey, in Ilkley, and £2,000 from the Heating & Ventilation Contractors Association (HVCA).
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Organisers of a family fun day hope to have raised more than £2,000 towards a new adventure playground.
Pictured having fun are Amelie Benson, Olivier Benson, Charlie Macina, Isabel Macina and Francesca Macina .
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Enhanced sports facilities have opened at the new University Academy Keighley campus. 
Schools and members of the community were invited to the event at the running track on Saturday.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Nostalgia spread through the streets of Haworth as visitors flocked to Bronte country for the village’s popular 1940s weekend.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A nursery at  Farfield Primary School in Reevy Crescent, Buttershaw, Bradford, has undergone a radical transformation, thanks to a refurbishment to the tune of £250,000.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Youngsters hosted a cake sale to raise funds for the Whitby lifeboat after learning about the east coast in geography lessons.
Pupils at Lady Lane Park School, Bingley, have taken the money they raised for the RNLI to Whitby and presented it to the crew
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford College students whose hard work has stood out were rewarded for their efforts at an awards evening with a fashion twist. Seventeen students, including, from the left, Bethany Reynolds, Amy Bampton and Sharon McShera, received awards.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pupils at a Bradford primary school have been urged to play safely while gas engineers work nearby.
Northern Gas Networks is working with Fagley Primary pupils to encourage them to steer clear of gas mains upgrade road works.

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