April 2010

  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Hopeful treasure-hunters came in their hundreds to Saltaire when the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow began filming in the historic village.
Crowds of people clutching their family heirlooms poured through the doors of Victoria Hall.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A wartime re-enactment in Haworth is to celebrate the work of the ‘British Oskar Schindler’. 
The celebration is to mark the achievement of Sir Nicholas Winton in rescuing 669 children from almost certain death in the Second World War.
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  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Environmental volunteers are being thanked for ensuring the freezing cold winter was not a barren one for the Forest of Bradford. 
With the help of people who gave up their time for planting sessions, some 33,000 new trees have been planted.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An empty shop unit in the heart of Bradford is to be transformed into an art space for the next 12 months.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Thousands of paper records archived at Bradford Royal Infirmary and St Luke’s Hospital are being replaced by electronic files.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Two Bradford-born actors who work at the same supermarket have won roles in a horror film. 
Jordan Greenough and Jack Carter, who work at Tesco in Brighouse, are going to London on Sunday to rehearse their parts in the film, called Sparrow.
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  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A total of 23 teachers at a Bradford secondary school have been left stranded in different parts of the world due to the air travel crisis. 
Tong High School has been forced to shut its doors to Year Seven pupils because of staff shortages.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Beatles memorabilia including autographs and a letter from George Harrison’s mother will feature in a two-week festival in Bradford looking back on the Fab Four’s concerts in the city.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Passengers were going nowhere at Leeds-Bradford International Airport today as flights in and out of the UK were grounded until 1am tomorrow morning at the earliest, as a cloud of volcanic ash from Iceland continues to cover much of the UK.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford residents have defended their accent after it was named one of the least sexiest in the country.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford actor Christian Cooke is set to take Hollywood by storm, as the star of Ricky Gervais’s new film, Cemetery Junction.
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  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A BMX club looks set to install solar panels on the roof of a Bradford Council building to fund floodlights at their track in Peel Park.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Saleswoman Leanne Mace is hoping to be in the Grand National winners’ enclosure on Saturday.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford City Football Club has new talent on its books, thanks to a Government-funded initiative.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A tawny owl has been released back into the wild after being rescued by eagle-eyed workman Chris Verity. 
The bird has been cared for at Settle Falconry since January after Mr Verity, of Skipton, helped retrieve it from a disused water tank.

April 2010

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

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