October 2009

Ghostly tours round Bolling Hall are taking place tonight for the annual Hallowe'en festivities.

10.39am Friday 30th October 2009

October 2009

Head brewer at Keighley's Old Bear Brewery Ian Cowling (right) got a special wooden barrel of beer for his 50th birthday - presented to him by Theakston's brewery boss Simon Theakston (left).

10.07am Wednesday 28th October 2009

Students get a city welcome

Nearly 200 students from 110 different countries got a tour of Bradford's historic City Hall with the Lord Mayor, Councillor John Godward.

11.40am Tuesday 27th October 2009

Pumped up for charity

Graham Hallas manoeuvres a giant 400lb pumpkin into position to sell for charity at his stall in St James's Market in Bradford.

9.53am Monday 26th October 2009

October 2009

A Bradford nurse who has dedicated her life to a cancer charity has been honoured with the organisation’s highest volunteer award.

2.22pm Friday 23rd October 2009

October 2009

Pupils at a Bradford primary school were being given tips on how to stay safe during Halloween in a special assembly.

11.01am Thursday 22nd October 2009

October 2009

A pub is paying its own Remembrance Day tribute, giving people an alternative to going to church.

11.01am Thursday 22nd October 2009

October 2009

A Bradford community centre hosted a money management workshop.

11.00am Thursday 22nd October 2009

October 2009

Final preparations are being made for a charity fashion show at which women affected by breast cancer will strut their stuff on the catwalk.

10.47am Thursday 22nd October 2009

October 2009

Three friends have got together to knit hundreds of bears for the BBC Children in Need appeal as the annual fundraiser approaches.

11.54am Wednesday 21st October 2009

October 2009

The Lord Mayor of Bradford, Councillor John Godward, received the first poppy as this year's Poppy Appeal was launched.

11.54am Wednesday 21st October 2009

October 2009

Newby Primary School has become Bradford’s first inner city school to be awarded top marks in successive Ofsted reports.

11.54am Wednesday 21st October 2009

October 2009

Keighley Cougars head coach Barry Eaton kicked off the Bradford District Alcohol Awareness Week at Cougar Park.

11.53am Wednesday 21st October 2009

October 2009

Centenary Square was a hive of activity and adrenaline today as hundreds of runners limbered up for the inaugural Bradford City Run.

2.24pm Monday 19th October 2009

October 2009

Refugees and asylum seekers who have found sanctuary in Bradford have shared their stories at a special event.

2.24pm Monday 19th October 2009

October 2009

Succulent sausages and perfect pork pies were on the menu at the 21st Great Yorkshire Pork Pie, Sausage, Black Pudding and Beefburger Competition.

2.23pm Monday 19th October 2009

October 2009

School pupils and staff held a sponsored skip to raise money for the British Heart Foundation Beating Hearts in Bradford Appeal.

11.30am Friday 16th October 2009

October 2009

These dancers will be helping bone marrow cancer victim Angela Clarke raise funds to help fellow sufferers at a charity ball.

11.30am Friday 16th October 2009

October 2009

Camera crews descended on Centenary Square today as Bradford continued to earn its UNESCO City of Film title.

3.05pm Thursday 15th October 2009

October 2009

Inspirational young people have kicked off the second round of a major campaign encouraging other youngsters to ‘b someone’ special.

5.15pm Wednesday 14th October 2009

October 2009

Frizinghall school pupils and visitors to a community centre will benefit from outdoor improvements carried out by a team of volunteers.

11.37am Monday 12th October 2009

October 2009

When Alex Driver went on holiday with his French girlfriend, little did he know he would return home a champion.

11.36am Monday 12th October 2009

October 2009

Hundreds of ladies were in the pink at an event in Bradford to spread the message about breast cancer awareness and the importance of breast cancer screening.

11.36am Monday 12th October 2009

October 2009

Award-winning poet and children’s author Berlie Doherty has shared the secrets of her draft book with pupils from Hothfield Junior School in Silsden.

11.36am Monday 12th October 2009

October 2009

Illness has forced hairdresser Christine Sharp to give up the “best job in the world”. The 66-year-old has been struck down with osteoporosis – a disease of the bones – and is having to say a sad farewell to customers who she calls “my friends

11.42am Friday 9th October 2009

October 2009

A cast of 300 youngsters from Stage 84 is treading the boards at the Alhambra this week, celebrating a special anniversary.

11.39am Thursday 8th October 2009

October 2009

A community centre is opening its doors to celebrate its new look after a major refurbishment.

3.18pm Wednesday 7th October 2009

October 2009

Inspirational stories by 20 Muslim women from Bradford were brought to life in a project to give a voice to marginalised communities.

3.17pm Wednesday 7th October 2009

October 2009

An award-winning butcher’s shop is hoping to make the record books with sausages.Eleven staff at Bentley’s, Pudsey, want to make the longest unbroken chain of sausage links in the world, while raising money for Martin House children's hospice.

10.28am Tuesday 6th October 2009

October 2009

This was the scene in Bradford city centre yesterday morning as two giant cranes hoisted the mid-section of the landmark Hall Ings footbridge.

9.19am Monday 5th October 2009

October 2009

Amateur filmmakers have portrayed harrowing scenes of a stabbing to warn their peers of gang culture. Pupils at Nab Wood School, Cottingley, and Beckfoot School, Bingley, collaborated with professional film producers to make their own rap music.

12.29pm Friday 2nd October 2009

October 2009

Between them, they have a combined age of 309, and as far as they’re concerned, you still can’t beat a good meal of fish and chips.

11.51am Thursday 1st October 2009

October 2009

Three unsung heroes of Bradford’s health service stepped in to the spotlight to be crowned winners of the Hospital Oscars.

11.50am Thursday 1st October 2009

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