August 2009

  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Community-spirited Margaret Gray has come up with a money-spinning idea to breathe new life into a graveyard restoration project.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The National Media Museum is hosting several events with Harry Potter-themed activities tomorrow and Sunday to celebrate the latest film in the series.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus:   A car park owner once branded “Dick Turpin” because of the reputation of his wheel-clamping operation is to be the focus of a TV documentary.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Daredevil stunt rider Flyin’ Ryan is set for his scariest challenge yet – a 160-foot jump across one of the widest points of the River Aire.
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  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Young families will have a better chance of getting on the housing ladder in rural areas under radical plans.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The game of chess will be the theme for a special week-long promotion at Bradford’s Cancer Research UK shop.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The growing gap between transport funding per head in Yorkshire and London must close if the region is to reach its full economic potential, a business chief has urged.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A proposed £500,000 project will involve writing and performing poems inspired by Ilkley’s Cow and Calf rocks – but the historic landscape will not be damaged.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Fire HQ staff have given a peacock problem a happy outcome.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The deadline for fresh volunteers at Bradford’s neighbourhood mediation service, which helps resolve disputes, is looming.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A new survey has shown that Dave is the most popular name in the motor trade.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: More than 15,000 people flocked in record numbers to Myrtle Park for the 129th Bingley Show yesterday, where attractions included Titan the robot.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Two holidaymakers who were evacuated from their Spanish villa to escape raging wildfires have told how they found sanctuary at a hotel – only to find all the guests were naked.
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  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A community group in Bradford has received a slice of £10 million of Government funds aimed at boosting the aspirations of young people in deprived neighbourhoods.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford long-distance swimmer Liane Llewellyn has become the first Yorkshire woman to swim across the English Channel to France and back again.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The new chief of Education Bradford has called for critics to be realistic about the improvements being made in the district’s schools.

August 2009

We take a sideways look at some of the stories that have appeared in the Telegraph & Argus.

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