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May 2011

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.

3.02pm Tuesday 31st May 2011

May 2011

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.

2.41pm Tuesday 31st May 2011

May 2011

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.

1.59pm Tuesday 31st May 2011

May 2011

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.

12.53pm Tuesday 31st May 2011

May 2011

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.

11.01am Friday 27th May 2011

May 2011

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.

8.39am Tuesday 24th May 2011

May 2011

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.

11.46am Monday 23rd May 2011

May 2011

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.

11.18am Monday 23rd May 2011

May 2011

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.

11.30am Friday 20th May 2011

May 2011

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.

10.42am Friday 20th May 2011

May 2011

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.

10.56am Thursday 19th May 2011

May 2011

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.

10.28am Thursday 19th May 2011

May 2011

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.

11.21am Wednesday 18th May 2011

May 2011

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.

11.19am Wednesday 18th May 2011

May 2011

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.

11.11am Wednesday 18th May 2011

May 2011

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.

10.07am Tuesday 17th May 2011

May 2011

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).

10.03am Tuesday 17th May 2011

May 2011

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 .

11.37am Monday 16th May 2011

May 2011

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.

11.14am Monday 16th May 2011

May 2011

Nostalgia spread through the streets of Haworth as visitors flocked to Bronte country for the village’s popular 1940s weekend.

10.54am Monday 16th May 2011

May 2011

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.

10.17am Monday 16th May 2011

May 2011

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

10.12am Monday 16th May 2011

May 2011

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.

11.08am Friday 13th May 2011

May 2011

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.

10.52am Friday 13th May 2011

May 2011

Memories of May Day dances were brought to life when staff at a Cross Hills care home organised for a maypole in the grounds. Residents at Townend Close were treated to a display of dancing by staff, including Lindsay Wild and Charlotte Harrison.

10.44am Friday 13th May 2011

May 2011

Stage 84 pupils Alycia Booth and Edward Cooke were awarded first place and the Gordon Trophy at the Horsforth Drama Festival. Edward’s younger brother, William won the verse speaking class. Pictured are, from the left, William, Alycia and Edward.

11.25am Wednesday 11th May 2011

May 2011

A Bradford school has been given a Variety Club Children’s Charity Sunshine Coach to help its pupils get out and about. Students at Challenge College got to see their new coach when it was presented by the school’s corporate sponsor Interlink Expres

10.44am Wednesday 11th May 2011

May 2011

Bingley schoolchildren enjoyed an interactive puppet show about a cheerful elephant who enjoys practical jokes. Pupils at Lady Lane Park School, Lady Lane, were treated to a performance of Elmer the Patchwork Elephant by the Blunderbus theatre group.

12.40pm Tuesday 10th May 2011

May 2011

Four children at High Crags Primary in Pratt Lane were presented with bikes from Ellis Briggs Cycles, in Otley Road, Shipley, after being selected at random from a number of pupils who had 100 per cent attendance over seven weeks.

12.28pm Tuesday 10th May 2011

May 2011

Max Williams and Zara Woodhams were among pupils took part in a successful ‘Knit and Natter’ club at Wilsden Primary School which has been ‘knitting for bricks’ to help build schools in under-developed African countries.

11.39am Monday 9th May 2011

May 2011

Schoolgirl Daisy Watkiss, the youngest DJ in the country, will be featured on Blue Peter next week. Researchers from the children’s TV programme first discovered nine-year-old Daisy when she applied for one of the show’s coveted badges.

10.54am Thursday 5th May 2011

May 2011

Tales of roaming dinosaurs, ancient fossils and sparkling crystals entertained children at Bracken Hall, Baildon. Experts at the West Yorkshire Geology Trust, based in Huddersfield, talked young minds through what can be learned from rocks.

12.13pm Wednesday 4th May 2011

May 2011

Early warm and sunny weather during April has produced the display of bluebells at Middleton Woods. The woods are well known for their annual carpets of bluebells, spreading across the ancient woodland just north of the River Wharfe in the town.

11.36am Wednesday 4th May 2011

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