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June 2011

Monsters made of perspex, wood and metal fought furious battles to be crowned the winner of the third annual NG Bailey Robot Challenge. Teams of young engineers at schools throughout the Bradford district designed and built their own robot warriors.

12.49pm Thursday 30th June 2011

June 2011

Bradford Council workers have been driving around the city in an electric car as the trial of a Nissan Leaf vehicle got under way.

9.04am Wednesday 29th June 2011

June 2011

A prominent city centre pub, which became a haven for drug addicts after it was closed, will re-open today following a £250,000 renovation. The Lord Clarke, in Market Street, closed in 2010 after the previous tenant failed to make a go of it.

1.37pm Friday 24th June 2011

June 2011

A report recommending older people should drastically reduce their drinking has met with opposition from Bradford’s over-65s - including a 105-year-old who says he still drinks a glass of whisky most days..

10.59am Thursday 23rd June 2011

June 2011

It was early to rise and late to bed for the Bishop of Bradford as he enjoyed a taste of life across the district during a whistle-stop tour of his new diocese yesterday.

12.07pm Wednesday 22nd June 2011

June 2011

A student has finally received compensation from Royal Mail for an expensive lost parcel following the intervention of the Telegraph & Argus.

12.32pm Tuesday 21st June 2011

June 2011

Further improvements to Haworth’s historic Main Street are expected to be completed this summer. They will include new seating, plant containers and bins, which will enhance ongoing efforts to restore the road’s surface.

1.03pm Monday 20th June 2011

June 2011

Children at four schools joined the Lord Mayor of Bradford at an event to mark progress on a new business park, which will feature Europe’s largest straw bale building. Pupils at Holybrook, Parkland, Fagley and Greengates primary schools helped.

10.43am Friday 17th June 2011

June 2011

Celebrated explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes, media figure Janet Street Porter and Newsnight presenter Jeremy Paxman are among the big names coming to this year’s Ilkley Literature Festival.

12.22pm Thursday 16th June 2011

June 2011

An inspirational rock choir featured in a new television series, starting tomorrow is setting up a branch in Bradford. The Choir That Rocks is a three-part series telling the stories of people across Britain united by their membership of the choir.

1.43pm Wednesday 15th June 2011

June 2011

Mods, rockers and hippies will be descending on Haworth this weekend as the village swings back to the 1960s. The village’s fourth 1960s weekend will include a host of music, dance, and street performances reminiscent of the era.

1.43pm Wednesday 15th June 2011

June 2011

A councillor has warned about the future of Ilkley’s town hall if services continue to disappear from the building. Councillor Anne Hawkesworth claims only “the parish clerk and ghosts” would remain if services continue to be diluted from the buil

11.46am Thursday 9th June 2011

June 2011

Soap actors and reality TV stars will be donning their football boots to take part in a charity match in Bradford. Emmerdale’s Danny Miller, who plays Aaron Livesy in the soap, is expected to play alongside Shameless actor Elliott Tittensor.

11.41am Thursday 9th June 2011

June 2011

Roosting pigeons in a derelict house are causing a headache in the street – especially for their elderly neighbour. The 81-year-old man says he is fed up of the cooing birds which have moved in next door.

12.29pm Monday 6th June 2011

June 2011

The Bradford Industrial Museum is gearing up for an exhibition this month to mark 100 years since the trolley bus was introduced.

12.10pm Friday 3rd June 2011

June 2011

Canine detectives will be hitting the streets of Airedale and North Bradford this summer to sniff out drug crime in town centres.

12.12pm Thursday 2nd June 2011

June 2011

Voters may have to wait until 2015 to have their say on how effective their MP has been in Parliament – but can rank how attractive they are right now on a website. Users of the Sexy MP website pick the MP they most fancy from two random pictures.

1.16pm Wednesday 1st June 2011

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