February 2009

  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: They are renowned for standing up to one of the most powerful witches in fairytale history.
But when the seven dwarfs showed off their skills at Addingham Pantomime’s production of Snow White, the colourful characters were literally brought to their kn
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Police have been making house-to-house inquiries with a difference. They were in Riddlesden, near Keighley, not to probe a crime committed but to find out how to make policing better.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A new Channel 4 crime drama, set during the time of the Yorkshire Ripper and filmed in Bradford, is set to hit our screens.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Students dived into the new swimming pool at Tong High School for the first time yesterday after a five-month delay because appropriate safety signs, a working alarm system and telephone line had not been installed when the new school was completed in the
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The first fully-accredited plastering course has started in Bradford aimed at training the workforce of the future.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ramraiders wearing balaclavas smashed through the window of a bank and made off with a cash machine in a robbery
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The biggest gathering of science fiction, fantasy and horror fans in the country is just two months away… and will feature life, the universe and everything.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A Pakistani national with a Masters degree wants to make the most of his linguistic skills by serving in the British Army. 
Sajid Ahmad, 23, of Manningham, speaks Pashto, the first language spoken by only 15 per cent of his countrymen, mostly in the Nort
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford’s motorists are being warned a blitz on parking will be sweeping across the district in six weeks’ time. 
Drivers who park illegally face fines of up to £70 as dozens of officers employed by Bradford Council take on the job of traffic warde
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: There must be something in the water… February may be the month when love is in the air but at Yorkshire Water’s contact centre in Thornbury, Bradford, it could well be in the water too.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An archaeological dig is to start in Bradford woodland later this month, thanks to a heritage lottery grant.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford’s rodent population is on the rise with a 15 per cent rise in pest infestations recorded in the last 12 months, it has been revealed.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A leading Bradford builders merchants, which has seen a resurgence in DIY trade since Christmas, is urging customers to buy British.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: With only five days to go until Valentine’s Day are fancy restaurants and glitzy gifts strictly off limits as Bradfordians tighten their belts?
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Among the celebrity names this year at one of the most famous motorcycle events in the world – the Isle of Man TT – will be Keighley man Barry Briggs.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: TV Licensing inspectors will be visiting local pubs as the Six Nations rugby tournament starts this weekend to check if they have TV licences, as many bars and pubs will be showing the games.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A fundraising family of 12 will take part in the Bradford 10k run in aid of Epilepsy Action.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Once the dust has settled on the streamlining at Freeman Grattan Holdings, which is expected to cost more than 1,000 jobs, the mail order company will be looking for a new headquarters in Bradford.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: All state schools in the Bradford district were shut today due to the snow.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Grammar School pupil Georgie Henley is back in her “job” as media giant Fox has stepped in to finance the troubled third Narnia movie adaptation following Disney pulling out.

February 2009

February 2009

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

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