June 2010

  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The first meeting of the new-look Tory-Lib Dem Cabinet to take place outside London was held at the Bradford Bulls' Grattan Stadium at Odsal.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A stolen snake has been returned to its reptile house after police found it curled up in a council flat. 
Staff at the Ponderosa Rural Therapeutic Centre in Heckmondwike are now monitoring Malificent, the nine-foot-long boa constrictor.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An ongoing programme of arts, cultural and community events is planned for the Bradford Urban Garden. 
Arts development agency Fabric is co-ordinating events, set to include live music, theatre performances and film screenings.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Royal Infirmary is celebrating its 50th water birth with the arrival of little Poppy Abigail Grant. 
The three-week-old returned to the BRI with her mum, 26-year-old Kathryn and four-year-old sister Ruby, to see where she had been born.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Football fans packed into pubs and bars for England’s crucial match this afternoon with Slovenia as World Cup fever swept the country.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: There were mixed reactions from all quaters to Chancellor George Osborne's emergency budget.
But there was good news for drinkers and smokers as there were no increases in duty on any of these products.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A group of allotment holders is celebrating after having their water supply turned back on – and being given new water butts for their plots.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: It’s every boy’s dream to lead their country onto the pitch at the World Cup and for one Bradford lad it will become a reality. 
Matthew Hodges, ten, has won a competition to carry out the FIFA flag at the beginning of England’s game with Slovenia.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: There isn’t any doubt over which team the driver of this car supports as England prepare for tomorrow’s vital World Cup match against Algeria. 
Abdul Karim has transformed his black Audi S5 by wrapping it in a full vinyl image of England flags.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The World Cup is coming to Bradford on Saturday, but only the beautiful game in miniature. 
The National Media Museum has been chosen to host the UK qualifier for the Electronic Sports World Cup 2010, the final of which takes place at Disneyland Paris.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford greeting card maker Hallmark Cards is celebrating Father’s Day by publishing the world’s first joke books made-up entirely of dubious “dad jokes”.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: It was a hero’s homecoming for Bingley motorcycle champ Ian Hutchinson after he became the first rider to win five races in a week at the Isle of Man TT. 
Friends of “Hutchy” welcomed the 30-year-old home to his local, The Acorn in Eldwick.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 'Wannabe' stars can rock out with their parents at a Rock School this summer. 
Factory Street Studios has teamed up with Education Bradford to offer seven fully- funded places to young people aged under 18 and their parents, grandparents or carers.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Friends and team-mates of Big Brother contestant Nathan Dunn have spoken of his “larger-than-life” character. 
Nathan, 25, from Bingley, entered the final Big Brother house on Wednesday night.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Chef Jamie Oliver visited his Ministry of Food centre in Bradford yesterday and declared the venture a roaring success. 
Mr Oliver is behind the Bradford Council-run project which opened its doors in January and has taught hundreds of people to cook.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Experts at Bradford University are helping senior managers at Bradford Council to ‘rethink the unthinkable’ as the authority prepares to face major funding cuts.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: World Cup fever has hit Bradford with shops, pubs and businesses in the city pulling out all the stops to show their support for the competition before it kicks off on Friday.

June 2010

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

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