November 2010

  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Three teachers from Sierra Leone visited Craven to cement an international schools relationship. 

The teachers, from the West African country, were visiting the Skipton cluster of schools through the British Council Global Partnerships project.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Organisers of a cheerleading event enjoyed by hundreds of girls fear it could have been held for the last time due to the Government’s axeing of the School Sports Partnership funding.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Schoolchildren have sown the seeds for a yellow flourish of flowers come springtime – and all in the name of charity.
Sarah Ali and Phong Hoang were among pupils  at Princeville Primary School who planted 135 daffodil bulbs in the school grounds.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A Christmas tree dedicated to the memory of lost loved ones has been planted in Ilkley. 
Installed by Marie Curie Cancer Care Ilkley support group, the memorial will be the focus for a new ‘lights to remember’ event on The Grove on Saturday, December
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Graeme Willson and sisters Joy Godfrey and Chris Bailey will welcome visitors into their art studios on Sunday to see their recent work and find out more about the artists’ creative processes, as part of Ilkley Arts Festival.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Prince Charles visited Bulmer and Lumb as part of his visit to the Bradford district and took time out to share a joke with James McDonald.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Prince Charles paid a visit to the British Wool Marketing Company on the Euroway Trading Estate during his tour of the Bradford district.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Keighley boy Charlie Hiscock plays the leading role in a major TV drama starting next week. 
The 11-year-old Oakbank School student stars in Combat Kids, which will be shown on BBC1 and CBBC.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A woman will shave off her hair to support her father who is fighting leukaemia. 
Laura Philipson, 25, from Guiseley, will sacrifice her locks to raise money for crucial research at the Yorkshire Cancer Centre in the Bexley Wing of St James’ Hospital.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Schoolgirl Rebekah Horsfield has a new “feathered” friend under her wing. 
The white dove flew on to her school bag as she strolled home from class earlier this week, and he has been by her side, on her shoulder and head ever since.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A 12-year-old Ilkley Grammar School pupil is on top of the world after winning a global title. 
Kate Dalzell triumphed in the recent World Karate Confederation World Cup in Caorle, Italy.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Schoolchildren have been encouraged to sing to a different tune by members of the Ilkley Choral Society. 
Singers in the group visited Ilkley Grammar School to promote choral singing among younger people.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Hill Top Church of England Primary in Common Road, Low Moor, Yorkshire’s best-performing state primary based on its Key Stage Two results over the last four years, has been named 10th best in the country.
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  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Eccleshill Youth Football team has joined forces with the NHS Treatment Centre, on Harrogate Road, to encourage the local community to find out how they can help keep fit and healthy.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Children in Pudsey were shown the art of baking in a bid to raise money for this year’s BBC Children in Need appeal. 
Staff at Asda Pudsey hosted a Bake the Bear workshop so children could join in with the cooking fun and get some expert baking tips.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A grandmother has overcome a debilitating condition to win the ultimate prize in the world of martial arts. 
Marita Thain has gained a black belt in karate despite being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Staff and volunteers at The Brathay Trust in Barkerend, a charity for disadvantaged young people in Bradford, have been filmed pitching their ideas for a garden allotment area in a bid to win £50,000 in lottery cash.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ale lovers across Yorkshire and beyond are preparing to sample the frothy delights of the 2010 Otley Beer Festival.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: He might be 105 but Karam Chand is not too old for a party.
The great-grandfather marked his birthday today with friends and family at his home in Girlington, Bradford.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Artist Kitty North has hit upon a novel way to promote her work – by wearing a dress using images from her paintings. 
Kitty wore the special outfit for the opening of her exhibition in the brasserie and bar of The Devonshire Arms Hotel, Bolton Abbey.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An Otley-based photographer has won a national award for an exhibition she produced with young offenders. 
Asha Munn, who runs Eyes Wide Open, has won the William Archer Platinum Award for Photography for the My Town project.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Wrecked walls in Wilsden are being transformed by a group of determined volunteers.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Children learned how to dance flamenco style at a Spanish-themed day in Bradford. 

Pupils at Heaton Primary School, Haworth Road, sampled tapas dishes and non-alcoholic sangria at the event which was held to teach them about Spanish culture.

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