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September 2009

A cricket bat signed by legendary umpire Dickie Bird is one of the prizes being awarded to participants in the Bradford City Run.

2.32pm Wednesday 30th September 2009

September 2009

Nine-year-old pals Katrin Blears, Holly Portz and Kate Hodson have set out to ‘swim the Channel’ in aid of charity this autumn.

2.31pm Wednesday 30th September 2009

September 2009

Bradford businesses are being urged to make sure children living in poverty have presents under the tree this Christmas.

2.30pm Wednesday 30th September 2009

September 2009

The rich and colourful history of a village is to be rekindled by a new community theatre in Silsden.

2.26pm Wednesday 30th September 2009

September 2009

Success was a family affair for a brother and sister who entered a Yorkshire and Humberside painting competition.

10.05am Tuesday 29th September 2009

September 2009

A group of parents who teach their children at home claim the school system is broken and lets children down.

10.04am Tuesday 29th September 2009

September 2009

A puppet show about road safety was enjoyed by youngsters, including Aoife Corrigan, at Clayton Library.

2.28pm Monday 28th September 2009

September 2009

Deaf teenagers in Bradford are taking a starring role in helping to train police officers.

2.27pm Monday 28th September 2009

September 2009

Former Dr Who star Mary Tamm returned to her Bradford roots for a book signing and met up with old school friend Helen Porter.

2.26pm Monday 28th September 2009

September 2009

Sound of Music star Connie Fisher brought a cheery note to Bradford’s Marie Curie Hospice when she called in on a surprise visit.

3.02pm Friday 25th September 2009

September 2009

Children at Chapel Grange School in Bradford are celebrating winning a national competition to grow the sunflower with the largest head.

3.00pm Friday 25th September 2009

September 2009

Residents in Idle, Bradford, have rallied round to buy a young girl a special bicycle.

2.15pm Wednesday 23rd September 2009

September 2009

It’s strictly ballroom – and latin and salsa – at a dance school which has opened its doors at a new venue.

2.13pm Wednesday 23rd September 2009

September 2009

For most people, donkeys conjure up images of the seaside but for Edward Wright they are opening up communication with the world.

2.54pm Tuesday 22nd September 2009

September 2009

Katriona Gilmore was one of the artists who entertained thousands of music lovers at the 19th Otley Black Sheep Folk Festival.

2.54pm Tuesday 22nd September 2009

September 2009

Pupils and staff from different cultural backgrounds celebrated the holy Islamic month of Ramadan by breaking their fasts at a Bradford restaurant.

2.54pm Tuesday 22nd September 2009

September 2009

A little girl’s dreams came true when she became a circus ringmaster in front of all her pals at school.

2.53pm Tuesday 22nd September 2009

September 2009

Villagers in Addingham are brewing up for the world's biggest coffee morning – a charity event in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

1.22pm Friday 18th September 2009

September 2009

Fundraising mum Samina Shah is going global to put on three star-studded charity nights in the city.

1.20pm Friday 18th September 2009

September 2009

A 1940s car, one of the last few of its kind still on the road, has been restored just in time for an international festival.

11.04am Thursday 17th September 2009

September 2009

Regulars at the New Inn, Wilsden, can pick up local cheese, vegetables and even fish after it held the first of its regular outdoor markets.

11.03am Thursday 17th September 2009

September 2009

One of Bradford’s newest academies was officially opened with the help of a special celebrity guest.

10.56am Wednesday 16th September 2009

September 2009

People with learning disabilities are hoping pom-pom power can take them to new heights.

10.56am Wednesday 16th September 2009

September 2009

A Bradford production company has devised the Church of England’s first rap-style advertisement aimed at lapsed parishioners.

10.56am Wednesday 16th September 2009

September 2009

Bass guitarist Mark Griffiths, who has played for legendary group The Shadows, has helped a charity tune into a new fundraising project.

4.26pm Tuesday 15th September 2009

September 2009

The signs are the district’s newest walking and cycling route is destined for success.

4.25pm Tuesday 15th September 2009

September 2009

At the age of nine, Niamh Rafferty is becoming a veteran of television adverts.

4.25pm Tuesday 15th September 2009

September 2009

Fundraising for the Bradford Burns Unit Appeal is stepping up a gear with a scooter ride out from Halifax to York planned for next month.

4.23pm Tuesday 15th September 2009

September 2009

Saltaire residents’ homes were transformed into art galleries over the weekend as hundreds of people visited the historic village for a feast of culture.

11.35am Monday 14th September 2009

September 2009

There were more than a few unfamiliar faces around Baildon at the weekend.

11.35am Monday 14th September 2009

September 2009

Historic buildings across the Bradford district threw their doors open to the public at the weekend, bringing local history and culture to life.

11.35am Monday 14th September 2009

September 2009

Passengers on the Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway were given a taste of wartime Britain at the weekend

11.34am Monday 14th September 2009

September 2009

The team behind Bradford’s Curry Project opened new drop-in sessions for the homeless this week.

11.45am Friday 11th September 2009

September 2009

Brewers in the Bradford district are playing a key role in helping West Yorkshire become the brewing capital of the UK.

11.44am Friday 11th September 2009

September 2009

People who wish it could be Christmas every day can already buy cards for their loved ones in Bradford.

11.44am Friday 11th September 2009

September 2009

Bradford City striker Peter Thorne is backing firefighters in their attempts to raise £5,000 for the Burns Unit Appeal.

11.43am Friday 11th September 2009

September 2009

The University of Bradford has announced plans to merge with the Leeds College of Music.

5.01pm Thursday 10th September 2009

September 2009

Dressed in her school uniform, Megan Hope Butler looks like any other four-year-old starting school.

5.00pm Thursday 10th September 2009

September 2009

A new course is aimed at providing men with the skills needed to become good cooks.

4.58pm Thursday 10th September 2009

September 2009

Billy Pearce looks set to be upstaged in Bradford this Christmas – by a scene-stealing diva who will take the bull by the horns.

2.52pm Wednesday 9th September 2009

September 2009

The owner of a rabbit sanctuary has been inundated with unwanted pets due to the recession.

2.31pm Tuesday 8th September 2009

September 2009

Fundraiser Richard Nicholson met City manager Stuart McCall when he visited Valley Parade to hand in a cheque to the Bradford Burns Unit Appeal.

2.29pm Tuesday 8th September 2009

September 2009

An animal-loving Bradford schoolgirl has raised £100 for veterinary charity PDSA by making and selling cakes.

11.32am Monday 7th September 2009

September 2009

Bradford’s web-surfing great-grandmother Ivy Bean will turn 104 tomorrow.

11.32am Monday 7th September 2009

September 2009

A new swimming service aimed at encouraging more adults and children in the district to take up the sport was launched over the weekend.

11.31am Monday 7th September 2009

September 2009

A total of 194 scarecrows will adorn gardens and verges in Baildon for its Wacky Scarecrow Walk.

11.30am Monday 7th September 2009

September 2009

Joanne Hill is living testimony to the work done by Bradford’s pioneering Burns Unit.

11.43am Friday 4th September 2009

September 2009

More than £90,000 raised from local businesses is to be ploughed back into Skipton to keep it a vibrant destination for tourists.

11.42am Friday 4th September 2009

September 2009

Appalling weather failed to dampen the spirits during a charity cricket match to raise money for the Lord Mayor’s Appeal.

11.42am Friday 4th September 2009

September 2009

The Alhambra is alive with the Sound of Music, thanks to Connie Fisher and the cast of the hit musical.

10.17am Thursday 3rd September 2009

September 2009

A rare photograph of Patrick Bronte has gone on show at the Bronte Parsonage Museum in Haworth.

10.17am Thursday 3rd September 2009

September 2009

Four young mountaineers in Bradford have scaled the highest peak in Wales to raise money for a cancer charity.

10.16am Thursday 3rd September 2009

September 2009

Bradford cheerleaders coached by Robyn Morrison made a clean sweep at a national competition, winning every category they entered.

10.41am Wednesday 2nd September 2009

September 2009

A mum who beat breast cancer is raising awareness of the disease by holding a keep-fit relay at the Boots store where she works.

10.40am Wednesday 2nd September 2009

September 2009

Bog snorkelling world record holder Joanne Pitchforth failed to win back the world champion crown at this year's championships.

2.12pm Tuesday 1st September 2009

September 2009

Elderly residents of a Baildon care home are spreading the word about “grow your own” food after spending more than five months cultivating their own vegetable patch

2.12pm Tuesday 1st September 2009

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