June 2009

  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Much like MPs, Bradford’s 90 councillors are entitled to claim a basic “wage” which recognises the time commitment the job entails. 
But unlike their parliamentary counterparts, they cannot claim for second homes, home cinemas or floating duck isla
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Armed forces veterans of all ages were honoured at the weekend in Bradford. Hundreds of visitors filled Centenary Square for the third annual Veterans Weekend held on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police have joined social networking site Facebook in a bid to get youngsters to combat vandals.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Historic-building students have begun work on restoring a herb garden dating back to medieval times.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford City supporters Mark Driver and Jenny Small are pleased to announce the safe arrival of their very own baby Bantam - McCall!
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A Calendar Girl kept her clothes on as she unveiled a new policy at Airedale General Hospital to improve privacy and dignity for patients.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sniffer-dog Storm's nose led him to hundreds of pounds worth of loot hidden in a carrier bag under a bush.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: From next month young patients at Bradford Royal Infirmary will be visited by some very special people who will be bringing magic and laughter to the children’s wards - they're sending in the clowns!
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford-born actor and author George Layton took the opportunity to inspect the £1.5 million refurbishment of Manningham Library during a visit to his home city.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Everyone will be able to have their say on how education in Bradford should be run when the present ten-year private company contract runs out in 2011.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: ITV bosses have done what the massed ranks of Pristichampsus, Diictodon and Giganotosaurus couldn’t – they’ve put the bite on Bradford actor Andrew-Lee Potts and his Primeval team.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Men in Yorkshire are worried that drinking too much alcohol will give them a beer belly or ‘man boobs’, according to a new survey.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Today, Bradford was celebrating its accolade as the world’s first City of Film.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lorry drivers directed along a narrow country lane by satellite navigation systems are being urged to ignore the directions of their dashboard devices which take them through a Bingley village.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A restored 100-year-old lifeboat will be in Centenary Square on Saturday as the Bradford RNLI Branch celebrates 150 years of fundraising for the charity.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An animal rescue shelter in Bradford has been forced to slash its adoption fee for cats and kittens after it was inundated with felines.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A one-eyed rescue cat from Wrose who enjoys racing her owner along their street has become an international superstar following her debut appearance at the Cannes Film Festival.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Vital roadworks on a weak bridge have had to be scrapped at the eleventh hour until next year after experts discovered a colony of rare bats roosting underneath the structure.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A secretary acting outside the rules was the cause of a serious breach in data security and patient confidentiality at Bradford Teaching Hospitals, an investigation has found.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A sparkling version of the classic MGM movie Singing in the Rain, which opened at the Alhambra, was a gem, delivering old-fashioned charm, romance and comedy in a tap-dancing extravaganza across a rain-soaked stage.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Parrot owner Michelle Morgan has been reunited with her lost African Gray – at a cost of £2,000.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A new NHS dental practice will be officially opened by England’s chief dental officer.

June 2009

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

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