November 2009

  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Twenty-four boys at a Bradford school are being rewarded for their progress since September by going go-karting with Zoom Kartmart at Chequered Flag Karting, in Guiseley.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Some might say they’re barking mad – but don’t say that to the 30 Bradford people taking part in a world record breaking tree-planting attempt.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Predator is an eight-foot sci-fi sculpture made by a Bradford industrial artist from 5,000 nuts, bolts and pieces of scrap metal. Engineer Andy Shaw, 31, created the half-ton figure, based on the Predator film.
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  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A number of major road innovations designed to ease traffic congestion in Bradford have been delayed, it has been revealed.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Dozens of chalets offering traditional German delights including sizzling bratwurst, warm mulled wine and festive gifts have filled Bradford’s Centenary Square.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: After Charles Darwin’s visit to Ilkley Literature Festival this year, it’s the turn of Charles Dickens to come to Bradford Cathedral.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A Bradford long-distance swimmer who this year became the first Yorkshire woman to swim across the English Channel to France and back again has been honoured with a glittering array of awards.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Grow-your-own enthusiasts in Shipley face a wait of up to ten years for an allotment plot despite other sites across the district standing empty, a report has revealed.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: It’s Friday the 13th. And whether it’s walking around ladders, running away from black cats, or putting on your lucky pants – most of us could be branded as superstitious.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Specialist stop-smoking support services have helped almost 27,000 smokers quit in Bradford and Airedale over the past decade.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The University of Bradford has created a new free course to help graduates struggling to find jobs due to the economy. 
The course is the latest scheme to help groups and individuals get through the recession and prepare for the upturn.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Nearly one in five Bradford households is missing out on free insulation which could drastically cut energy bills.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford-based Hallmark Cards has moved into the world of film-making in its latest bid to bring the magic of Christmas to life.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: It’s all change this term at Waterloo Road – the focus of BBC1’s popular school drama – and among new faces in the staffroom are Bradford actresses Sarah Jane Potts and Vinette Robinson.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Shipley’s MP will today demand the Government stops taxing bingo at a higher rate than other gambling venues amid fears more halls will close and more jobs lost.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Loaves, Fishes and More will be on the menu as a Bradford insurance company unveils a new fundraising cookbook. 
Congregational and General’s book, endorsed by celebrity chef Kevin Woodford, will be the first of its kind, featuring 70 recipes.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Today sees the launch of a major crackdown on crime and grime in Bradford. 
The ‘Not in My Neighbourhood’ week will involve a raft of operations designed to target vehicle crime, speeding, nuisance motorcycles and illegally-parked vehicles.

November 2009

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

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