August 2010

  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A restaurant is offering customers ‘the world’s hottest curry’ to raise awareness of fire safety in the home. 
Customers at Saffron Desi in Leeds Road, will be challenged to ‘put the fire out’ by trying a sizzling curry containing six types of
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  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford College is offering talented amateur boxers trials to win places on a new apprenticeship. 
The college has been chosen as one of six further education institutions to run the Advanced Apprenticeships in Sporting Excellence (AASE).
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bingley cricket club is celebrating 100 years not out in the Bradford League. 
More than 250 guests, including England and Yorkshire cricketers past and present, will mark the milestone at the former Bingley Cricket Club in Wagon Lane next month.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A mum-of-two says her “heart was in her throat” as she stood in TV’s daunting Dragons’ Den, asking for money to boost her children’s books business. 
Diane White, 36, wanted cash to help her re-launch the Yum Yums books.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A Bradford charity is serving up a “bangers and cash” initiative as part of a novel fundraising drive to boost its vital work across the district.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A photograph taken in Bolling Hall's Ghost Room appears to show a ghostly figure behind a bed. Bolling hall is Bradford’s most haunted building, believed to be the home of a mysterious white lady.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Bradford Bulls Foundation is asking fans to contribute home movies to a project documenting memories of Odsal Stadium. The Heritage Lottery-funded Past Times scheme aims to capture the soul of the stadium for future generations of rugby league.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Choreographer Craig Revel Horwood – known to millions as the Mr Nasty of TV’s Strictly Come Dancing – is bringing a production of Chess, the smash West End and Broadway musical, to Bradford's Alhambra this Autumn.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mini libraries could pop up in shops across Bradford as a way of protecting the valued service. Bradford Council is working with communities to help remodel its library service to provide libraries in key centres across the district.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Yorkshire water are encouraging people to wash their cars by hand as they say it's the most environmentally-friendly way to keep your car clean.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An exhibition about the Cottingley Fairies hoax will be held when scores of historic properties throw open their doors to the public next month.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bingley Show has been forced to move to Saturday next year after it emerged that it had been inadvertently operating illegally on a Sunday for a decade.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: High-hair X Factor twins 'Jedward' - John and Edward Grimes - hope for a sell-out success as tickets go on sale for their St George's Hall date in November
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The power of God is taking on a slightly different meaning at Bradford Cathedral. 
Permission is being sought to install solar panels in the south roof of historic Grade I listed building.
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  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sculptor Jamie Wardley, who built a 120-tonne sand sculpture of Charles Darwin in Bradford last year, is steaming back to pre-war summer holidays for his latest creation.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Shipley and Bingley have been named by pest controllers as rat infestation hotspots following an explosion of the vermin population across the district. 
The rodents are gettingbolder, going into people’s homes and running along roads in daylight hours
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Whatever happened to forgotten bands such as Sloan Square East, Clocks and Clouds Funky Monorail, Wicked Rich and Ilkley band Summon Bonum? 
Bradford Rock historian Gary Cavanagh wants to know.

August 2010

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