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November 2009

Santa Claus and his elves were in Bingley for the Christmas lights switch-on celebrations. The 13 elves and their cheery boss set up a festive grotto under the Old Market Hall and gave gifts to children.

3.43pm Monday 30th November 2009

November 2009

Teenage visitors to Skipton Library were given a fright. Students from Skipton’s Ermysted’s Grammar School told library staff they wanted to be scared witless. They took them seriously and invited them to see a performance by Angel Performance Arts.

3.40pm Monday 30th November 2009

November 2009

Five-year-old Sam Hall has joined Emmerdale’s famous Dingle family. Sam, of Eldwick, Bingley, has landed the role of Samson Dingle, the young son of Sam Dingle.

3.48pm Thursday 26th November 2009

November 2009

A Bradford boy who beat cancer has received an early Christmas present of £1 million on behalf of Cancer Research UK. Ewan Barker, 10, of Little Horton, was able to say ‘thank you’ for the money raised by shoppers and staff at Bradford-based Morriso

3.48pm Thursday 26th November 2009

November 2009

The month-long German market in Bradford city centre was officially opened with the district’s first citizen, Lord Mayor Councillor John Godward, sampling some of the traditional goods on offer.

4.46pm Tuesday 24th November 2009

November 2009

Youngsters at Allerton Children’s Centre took part in a sponsored bulb-planting challenge to support a national charity campaign. Money raised at the Big Plant event will be given to the Myasthenia Gravis Association.

4.41pm Tuesday 24th November 2009

November 2009

These youngsters at the DM Academy have cheered their way to success at national cheerleading championships. The children won two trophies at the Northern Classic 09, organised by the British Association of Cheerleading.

2.55pm Monday 23rd November 2009

November 2009

An expert at Wharfedale Hospital has launched a pioneering new book to help children cope with lymphoedema. Jacquelyne Todd oversees Wharfedale Hospital’s specialist treatment unit for lymphoedema.

2.54pm Monday 23rd November 2009

November 2009

Puppeteer Simon Hatfield delighted pupils at Lady Lane Park School in Bingley with an inventive interpretation of a well-known fairy tale Goldilocks and the Three Bears.

2.53pm Monday 23rd November 2009

November 2009

A 94-year-old woman from Oxenhope who was orphaned at an early age has met the tiny fifth generation of her family. Susan Doris Feather, met 12-week-old Brooke Cossins – her great-great-granddaughter.

1.23pm Friday 20th November 2009

November 2009

Pupils at a Ghyll Royd School, Burley-in-Wharfedale, including Oliver Holmes, picked out characters from books by Charles Dickens, Enid Blyton, and other favourites, and turned up at school in costume.

1.18pm Friday 20th November 2009

November 2009

Debut Theatre School is searching for a four-legged star for its latest production. The Shipley-based organisation is staging The Wizard of Oz and wants a dog to play Dorothy’s canine companion, Toto.

12.39pm Friday 20th November 2009

November 2009

These talented youngsters have won a glittering array of trophies for their achievements in performing arts. The pupils at Stage 84 in Idle, Bradford, were presented with a range of awards at the theatre school’s annual presentation day.

9.49am Wednesday 18th November 2009

November 2009

Real ale enthusiasts will be making a beeline for Otley on Friday for the town’s beer festival. Sixty-two draught beers and a variety of European bottled beers, real ciders and perry will be served up at the civic centre.

9.47am Wednesday 18th November 2009

November 2009

Former TV presenter Johnny Ball visited Bradford today to help inspire young people to think about their future careers. About 400 pupils from schools across the city attended the Johnny Ball Experience at Education Bradford’s office in Bolling Road.

1.56pm Tuesday 17th November 2009

November 2009

Families who have made a short film based on themes of peace and international communication watched it on the big screen at the weekend.

10.09am Monday 16th November 2009

November 2009

Pupils at All Saints Primary School, Ilkley, have filled more than 200 boxes with Christmas gifts to send to disadvantaged children across the world.

3.23pm Friday 13th November 2009

November 2009

A family butcher’s shop has proved it is a cut above the rest after scooping six gold awards. Ellisons Butchers, of Cullingworth, won an award for each of the seven products it took to the British Pig Executive north east roadshow in Harrogate.

3.20pm Friday 13th November 2009

November 2009

The Baildon Players are turning to murder. The Players’ latest production is Out of Sight, Out of Murder, a mystery-comedy by Fred Carmichael.

9.37am Thursday 12th November 2009

November 2009

Villagers will be able to enjoy special soup at a Burley-in-Wharfedale pub. The pumpkin soup due to be served up by The Red Lion has come from a 23.5 stone monster used in a shop's Guess the Weight competition.

9.37am Thursday 12th November 2009

November 2009

More than 200 people flocked to see the Bradford City FA Cup at Bradford Cathedral last night. Canon Chris Aldred, Cathedral administrator, said there had been plenty of interest in an event which saw the Cup coming home to the city where it was made.

9.32am Thursday 12th November 2009

November 2009

Students with a flair for theatre have been handed the opportunity to harness their talents. Emmerdale actor Matthew Wolfenden initiated the first pupils into the Performing Arts Academy at Buttershaw Business & Enterprise College.

9.24am Wednesday 11th November 2009

November 2009

He’s best known for treading the cobbles of Weatherfield as Martin Platt in Coronation Street. But actor-turned cheese maker, Sean Wilson, was in Saltaire to sign autographs and show the latest product from his award-winning Saddleworth Cheese Company.

9.22am Wednesday 11th November 2009

November 2009

A German artist who designed the Bradford Fire Disaster Memorial has donated two pieces of art to the peace studies department at the University of Bradford. Jockel Reisner has previously donated two stunning woodcuts to the department.

9.21am Wednesday 11th November 2009

November 2009

A former soldier has come to the rescue of three plaques which honour soldiers of the First World War and have been removed from a church. The plaques were in Silsden Methodist Church which has been demolished to make way for a new chapel.

9.16am Wednesday 11th November 2009

November 2009

A long distance runner has returned home with his 62nd medal after completing the New York Marathon for a third time. Joginder Singh, 56, of East Bowling, has taken part in more than 60 marathons and half-marathons during the past 16 years.

2.33pm Tuesday 10th November 2009

November 2009

Children in Holmewood planted trees in a newly-developed natural play area. Youngsters at nearby Knowleswood Primary School dug in to plant the trees at The Valley, which was finished earlier this year. It was the final stage in developing the play area.

2.30pm Tuesday 10th November 2009

November 2009

Estonian pop sensation Hannah hit the high notes in Bradford. The patriotic singer, full name Hannah Ild, performed her latest single for pupils at Challenge College. She is in the country on a tour of schools to break into the UK’s music scene.

4.00pm Monday 9th November 2009

November 2009

A new play area has been officially opened. Residents and children joined in the ceremony at Townfield in Wilsden, followed by refreshments in the village hall.

3.58pm Monday 9th November 2009

November 2009

Visitors to Otley Chevin can now enjoy a trip through time thanks to some eye-catching new chainsaw sculptures. The work of Shane Green is well-known to thousands of walkers in the forest park.

3.56pm Monday 9th November 2009

November 2009

These girls were among those who took a closer look at the night sky when a planetarium paid a visit to their school. Moorfield School in Ilkley dispensed with normal lessons to enjoy extra-terrestrial activities in a galaxy-themed week.

4.25pm Friday 6th November 2009

November 2009

Children at a Bradford primary school were entertained by a visiting trio of Indian dancers. Keelham Primary, in Denholme Gate, welcomed the Halifax-based Annapurna Indian Dance Group to perform in front of the whole school in authentic dress.

11.10am Thursday 5th November 2009

November 2009

Mother and daughter team, Jennie Webster, as Fairy Nuff, and Jo Clayton, as the Wicked Witch, will be fighting it out on stage this December in the Burley Millennium Theatre Group’s pantomime, Babes in the Wood.

11.09am Thursday 5th November 2009

November 2009

Youngsters were shown how to build a Mongolian-style yurt in preparation for a festival about global issues.

4.39pm Wednesday 4th November 2009

November 2009

A set of rare badges reflecting one of the most turbulent times in trades union history is to be auctioned to raise cash for cancer sufferers.

4.38pm Wednesday 4th November 2009

November 2009

A charity circus rolled up to raise both smiles and money for Bradford’s Marie Curie Hospice. As part of its 2009 tour the Circus Starr was at the La Liga Soccer Centre, in Bradford, to perform two shows featuring its mix of acrobatics and comedy.

1.43pm Tuesday 3rd November 2009

November 2009

Artist Simeon Wayne Barclay has re-enacted a historic journey in a box from Bradford to Leeds as part of Black History Month. In 1851 American citizen Henry ‘Box’ Brown made the journey between the two cities in a box.

1.41pm Tuesday 3rd November 2009

November 2009

Teenagers raced the clock during a go-kart time trial session at Buttershaw Youth Club in Bradford.

2.53pm Monday 2nd November 2009

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