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October 2010

9.28am Monday 1st November 2010

October 2010

The woman hailed as the ‘rockstar of knitting’ passed on some of her latest top tips in Ilkley. Debbie Bliss has become the most famous name in knitting thanks to a series of successful books, magazines and yarns.

9.01am Monday 1st November 2010

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9.25am Monday 1st November 2010

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Batman and Robin, Buzz Lightyear and Spiderman were just some of the super heroes who made it to Guiseley. But these heroes were more interested in fun and games. They were children from the Busy Bees Nursery who were raising funds for charity.

9.48am Friday 29th October 2010

October 2010

Batman and Robin, Buzz Lightyear and Spiderman were just some of the super heroes who made it to Guiseley. But these heroes were more interested in fun and games. They were children from the Busy Bees Nursery who were raising funds for charity.

9.48am Friday 29th October 2010

October 2010

A woman from Riddlesden, near Keighley, and her colleagues at a public relations consultancy have been caught napping. Jan Turner and fellow AKA PR workers are preparing to celebrate National Sleep-In Day this Sunday.

9.34am Friday 29th October 2010

October 2010

Schoolchildren in a village of large hills have grown vegetables to match. Giant cabbages, cauliflowers and rhubarb have been harvested at Shibden Head Primary School in Queensbury.

9.40am Thursday 28th October 2010

October 2010

Emergency services were called in to help educate Ilkley youngsters on life-saving careers. The North West Paramedic Team visited Moorfield School and offered pupils, including Lara Smart, the chance to test out equipment such as the stretcher.

10.15am Thursday 28th October 2010

October 2010

Miriam Lord Community Primary School pupils worked in teams to try a range of activities throughout the day to learn about how they can care for the environment and be responsible citizens. Among them was Malaike Ali, pictured with Paul Stead.

9.53am Wednesday 27th October 2010

October 2010

The National Media Museum has been celebrating the launch of the latest IMAX 3D movie, Legends of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole, with live falconry and face painting. Bramley the barn owl and friends met five-year-old Livia Meadow.

2.17pm Tuesday 26th October 2010

October 2010

More than 200 sixth-form students at the Hanson School, Bolton, Bradford, were invited to take part in a Halloween fancy dress day to raise funds for victims of the summer Pakistan floods.

12.37pm Monday 25th October 2010

October 2010

Pupils at St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Otley, take part in a rock school. Pictured are Shaun Street, Joel Cacciola, guitarist Steven Brodowski, Emily Broswell and Freya Gustafson.

11.59am Monday 25th October 2010

October 2010

These pupils at Reevy Hill Primary School, Buttershaw, Bradford, got their hearts racing when Yorkshire’s own national heart charity, Heart Research UK, paid them a visit as part of its Treasure your Heart in Bradford campaign.

11.00am Friday 22nd October 2010

October 2010

Meet the newest residents of St Leonard’s Farm Park, Esholt, who will be stealing the hearts of visitors over the half-term holiday. Micro pigs Bonnie and Clyde are seven and eight weeks old and come from two breeders in Lincolnshire.

10.06am Friday 22nd October 2010

October 2010

A former amateur footballer has raised £500 for Burley-in-Wharfedale cerebral palsy sufferer Ben Smithson by losing the equivalent of the nine-year-old’s weight in a sponsored slim.

10.45am Wednesday 20th October 2010

October 2010

Baildon schoolchildren added a splash of colour to Roberts Park, Saltaire. Marigold and wild flower bulbs were planted by the pupils at Glenaire Primary School.

11.27am Wednesday 20th October 2010

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Shirley Holmes, 77, a patient at Eccleshill NHS Treatment Centre was so impressed with the care she received that she baked staff a cake to say thank you.

10.39am Wednesday 20th October 2010

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Children are doing their bit to help a worldwide campaign to eradicate polio. Yeadon Westfield School pupils, including Josie Barber, have planted 1,000 purple crocuses to help to publicise the Rotary campaign to banish the disease to the history books.

11.36am Tuesday 19th October 2010

October 2010

He might be 94 years of age but George Avery is still not planning on taking it easy despite finally retiring from work yesterday. There were tears all around as the nonagenarian left Ortho-Care after 27 enjoyable years with the Bradford company.

10.42am Monday 18th October 2010

October 2010

Five Silsden men will dress as Elvis to do a walk to help young cerebral palsy sufferer Evan Whitton. Richard Whitton, Evan's uncle, Gary Lund, Jamie Cunningham, and Andrew and John Snell will walk the 63 miles from Ambleside to Silsden.

10.35am Monday 18th October 2010

October 2010

Silly headwear was the order of the day at Lady Lane Park School, in Bingley, for a sponsored run in aid of charity. Pupils hope to have raised enough money to buy at least four emergency aid boxes to help disaster victims around the world.

10.00am Monday 18th October 2010

October 2010

Cancer-fight mum-of-three Catherine Barrett, of Wyke, manager of Peacocks store in Heckmondwike, joined colleagues to promote the products to support the char-ity’s annual breast cancer campaign Join the Fight for Women’s Survival.

9.29am Monday 18th October 2010

October 2010

A man who kept Ilkley on time for more than three decades has finally wound up his long service to the town. For 31 years, David Glover has climbed up a ladder into the clock tower at Christchurch, The Grove, on Saturdays, to wind up the church clock

10.04am Friday 15th October 2010

October 2010

Sports trainees have been playing table tennis as part of their studies at Keighley Campus. The students learned practical skills while on an away day at Keighley Table Tennis and Recreation Centre.

9.09am Friday 15th October 2010

October 2010

A dozen staff and a group of pupils at Springwood Community Primary School, in Manningham, are collecting sponsorship before taking on the 5k fun Bradford City Fun Run in Lister Park.

10.51am Wednesday 13th October 2010

October 2010

Popular children’s character Mr Nosey was busy poking his long, green nose in to other people’s business when he visited Morrisons’ store in Thornbury, Bradford. Mr Nosey is pictured with Charlie Clough.

10.38am Tuesday 12th October 2010

October 2010

A school has got its children rapping to learn their times tables. Greatwood Primary School, Skipton, came up with the idea to switch children on to maths. Pictured are teachers Lisa Taylor David Atkinson and pupils Grace Taylor and George Marshall.

9.54am Tuesday 12th October 2010

October 2010

Children’s reading was celebrated at Manningham Library in Bradford when author Andrew Newbound talked to young people about his works of fiction.

9.38am Tuesday 12th October 2010

October 2010

One of Bradford’s newest special schools has shown off its facilities to the public at an open day. Chellow Heights School, Heaton, was one of three which opened in the spring to cater for primary-aged children with special educational needs.

3.20pm Monday 11th October 2010

October 2010

Five-year-old Reece Randle and his carer Colin Nesbitt are planning to deliver toys to every children’s cancer hospital in the UK in the run-up to Christmas. Colin, founder of the Bradford-based Little Heroes charity is busy raising money for the trip.

10.02am Friday 8th October 2010

October 2010

Teachers could again be excused for thinking they were seeing double at Ilkley Grammar School. The school this year welcomed five sets of twins among its new year sevens.

9.46am Friday 8th October 2010

October 2010

Pupils from Rawdon St Peter’s Primary School topped the literary list of winners in this year’s children’s poetry competition for Ilkley Literature Festival. Pictured, from the left, are Lucy Otway, Amy Nolan and Anya Whitaker-Keating

9.53am Friday 8th October 2010

October 2010

An Easter egg mentioning Jesus on the box has been welcomed by the Bradford Diocese. Marketed as “The Real Easter Egg” the Fairtrade egg was shown to children at Shipley C of E Primary School by the Archdeacon of Bradford, the Venerable David Lee.;

10.43am Thursday 7th October 2010

October 2010

A Bradford primary school pupil has become the first winner of the UK league of the Maths in Motion challenge. Children from Peel Park Primary School took part in a virtual maths competition.

10.23am Thursday 7th October 2010

October 2010

A dedicated volunteer who has helped communities in Bradford for more than six decades has been honoured with a lifetime achievement award. Great-grandfather Ken Tordoff, 83, started volunteering as a Scoutmaster at St John’s Church Little Horton at 1

10.28am Thursday 7th October 2010

October 2010

Record breaking sailor Dame Ellen MacArthur was top of the bill at the Ilkley Literature Festival. Her sold-out talk covered her last ten years in sailing and a trip to South Georgia which encouraged her to campaign on environmental issues.

10.46am Wednesday 6th October 2010

October 2010

A village is preparing for a fundraising event featuring 14 hours of non-stop music. Residents of Cononley, near Skipton, are signing up for the Raise the Roof music event from 10am to midnight on Saturday.

10.28am Tuesday 5th October 2010

October 2010

A Skipton wine merchant has staged a series of events to raise funds for the Chilean Earthquake Relief Fund. Throughout September The Wright Wine Company, at the Old Smithy on Raikes Road, has combined a promotion on Chilean wines to raise funds.

9.28am Friday 1st October 2010

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