November 2010

  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A group of travellers was evicted from the car park at the former Bradford & Bingley headquarters today. 
A group of about ten caravans had moved on to the site in Main Street, Bingley, earmarked for a new multi-million pound development by Sainsbury’s
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A Bradford couple were treated to a three-course feast made from little more than leftovers after award-winning chef Stephanie Moon was invited into their kitchen.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A litter of tiny kittens is being nurtured by crews at Bradford fire station after they were bravely rescued from a burning warehouse. 
The four felines were were plucked from the blaze by firefighters Josie Walsh and Steve Ridge.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Dozens of gritting wagons were ready to take to Bradford’s roads tonight as the first significant snowfalls of the year were forecast to hit the district.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Residents and businesses are objecting to a scheme to impose parking restrictions in the streets surrounding Bradford Royal Infirmary. 
Bradford Council planners have devised a traffic regulation order to address parking issues in response to complaints
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Prince Charles visited Bradford to give his backing to the wool trade at the British Wool Marketing Board annual conference.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A War of the Roses battle is looming as butchers from Yorkshire and Lancashire prepare to go head-to-head in a prestigious pork pie contest.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford shoppers will have chance to travel back in time when the city’s old Brown, Muff department store re-appears next month. 
An empty unit in the building that once housed the much-loved store will be transformed into a 1930s grocer’s shop.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Creators of the music and sound effects for Dr Who will be in Bradford for a special event to celebrate the work of one of British TV’s most enduring units – the BBC Radiophonic Workshop.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A Bradford University student has developed a wireless robot which is controlled simply by using the human eye. 
It uses sophisticated eye-tracking technology and could change the lives of thousands of disabled people.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Centenary Square burst into Christmas with dazzle and sparkle to stir the festive spirits of hundreds of families at the weekend. 
Fireworks and a puppet show was played out amid a 20-minute light and music show to herald the countdown to December 25.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A grandmother has overcome a debilitating condition to win the ultimate prize in the world of martial arts. 
Marita Thain has gained a black belt in karate despite being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillors must decide how to use an extra £250,000 which has been set aside for an expanded gritting operation this winter. 
The extra cash was set aside when Bradford Council drew up its budget earlier this year.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Top musical Chess has started a run at Bradford's Alhambra Theatre.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A former Shipley man has landed a role in a new Bollywood movie alongside some of India’s biggest stars.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A Bradford councillor has warned a popular Boxing Day bus service might be running for the last time this year due to budget cuts.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A weeks-old kitten has been reunited with its owners by police officers investigating claims of a burglary. 
The tiny tabby was discovered during a search of a house by officers.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Plans for next year’s British Science Festival have been revealed.
The festival, Europe’s largest and most high profile public science event, will be coming to Bradford next September.
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Civic heads and business leaders have been briefed about the development of Europe’s largest straw bale community centre. 
Newlands Community Association updated 150 people about plans for the £4 million   enterprise centre being developed at Eccleshi
  • Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A campaign to save the chequebook received enthusiastic backing from shoppers when it was launched in Bradford city centre. 
David Ward, Liberal Democrat MP for Bradford East, held the launch of his “Save our Cheque” campaign in Bank Street.

November 2010

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