November 2009

  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Families who have made a short film based on themes of peace and international communication watched it on the big screen at the weekend.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pupils at All Saints Primary School, Ilkley, have filled more than 200 boxes with Christmas gifts to send to disadvantaged children across the world.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Baildon Players are turning to murder. 
The Players’ latest production is Out of Sight, Out of Murder, a mystery-comedy by Fred Carmichael.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 

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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 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.

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